Now that everyone is back in school we want to highlight some distinct advantages of educational institutions in Parker. Recognized as one of the best school districts in all of Colorado, Douglas County provides a wide range of opportunities to students, including college-track courses, sports teams, a plethora of clubs and organizations, and student-centered career and college planning. Pradera kids have the latest and greatest educational opportunities around. Here are just a few. Ready to take notes?
Mountain View Elementary School
Serving PK-2 students, Mountain View Elementary strives to serve and educate the whole child, focusing on what is best for each student academically, socially, and emotionally. This school provides a safe and secure environment for students to have fun while learning, and - most importantly - to realize that learning is fun. This educational philosophy will provide an important foundation for your child’s developing academic skill set.
Northeast Elementary (4-6)
Determined to ignite a community of learners, Northeast Elementary School empowers students to create their own opportunities and to take ownership of their education. Northeast is proud to be part of the fabric of Douglas County; in operation for over fifty years, it has educated generations of community leaders. Its rigorous and exciting programs are educating future leaders, too!
Sagewood Middle School
Recognized as Douglas County’s 2018-2019 Common Sense School, Sagewood Middle School nurtures and challenges students during the key transitional years of their education. As they grow from childhood into adulthood, significant changes happen in their learning process. Sagewood implements a collaborative and positive learning environment designed to equip all students to learn—and lead—effectively.
Ponderosa High School
Ponderosa High School is proud to be an academic community of excellence. Dedicated to empowering students to become caring individuals who make a difference in the world, the school considers the entire life of the student, including the importance of family and home life. Students can choose from over 33 college credit courses and 18 advanced placement courses in addition to a wide variety of clubs, organizations, and sports. In fact, the Mustangs have won more state and league championships than any other school in Douglas County. Contact Ponderosa High to arrange a time to bring your family for a tour; after all, they are a family-friendly school!
As you can see, there is a lot to appreciate about our local school system—and a lot of reasons kids can look forward to school!