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PCSD Open Enrollment Announcement 2019-2020
PCSD Open Enrollment Announcement 2019-2020
Posted on 04/01/2019
Open Enrollment Announcement 2019-2020

January 22, 2019

Announcing 2019-20 Open Enrollment

Platte Canyon School District has opened enrollment for the 2019-20 school year for Preschool, Kindergarten and all grades 1st through 12th.

  • Deer Creek Preschool has consistently earned high ratings from The Office of Early Childhood and now has a Colorado Shines Level 4 Quality Rating. The preschool offers both full-day and half-day programs. CCCAP (Colorado Child Care Assistance Program) funding is also available for students in both Park and Jefferson counties.
  • Deer Creek Elementary offers free full day kindergarten and has consistently earned the highest Performance ratings from the Colorado Department of Education. DCES stresses hands-on, active learning and offers students a climbing wall, STEAM MakerSpace, technology lab complete with BeeBots, and many best-practice, 21st Century Skills-based curricula.
  • Fitzsimmons Middle again reached the Accredited with Distinction rank in December 2018 and has received both the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement and John Irwin awards by the Colorado Department of Education. FMS utilizes a fully-integrated STEAM MakerSpace and comprehensive middle school programming. Starting in March 2019, FMS 8th graders will have the opportunity to earn PCHS graduation credit through the FMS Early HS Program.*
  • Platte Canyon High School was recently recognized by A+ Colorado as being one of the top 20 small rural schools in Colorado in sending graduates to “top tier” colleges. Within our unique, college-like, straight block schedule, PCHS students explore their interests in a small school setting. Every student receives individualized attention and support. PCHS offers concurrent enrollment, online courses, Advanced Placement (AP) courses, an alternative education program, STEAM courses, and the ASCENT 5th year option.

* Pending PCSD Board Approval

For more information on enrolling your student, please visit our website at or contact Shelly Carlstrom ( .

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