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School Interest Nights

Throughout the school year, schools in Jeffco hold meetings for parents and students to introduce their instructional programs and explain enrollment procedures. If the school you are interested in is not listed here, please check the school's website.

Kindergarten registration and first-round choice enrollment registration for the 2019 - 20 school year will begin in late January. Students must be 5 years old on or before October 1, 2019 to be eligible for kindergarten.

Schools can submit items to appear on this page using this form.

 

Elementary Schools

Deane Elementary School

What: Kindergarten Parent Orientation Night
When: January 10, 2019, 5-6 p.m.
Contact: Carrie Hernandez, 303-982-9655


Glennon Heights Elementary School

What: Learn about the school's all-day, tuition-free kindergarten classes that offer a joyful, high quality, project based learning environment.
When: December 13, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Michelle Pannullo, 303-982-8240


Maple Grove Elementary School

What: Kindergarten Information Night: Incoming kindergarten parents are invited to learn about Maple Grove's Kindergarten program, meet teachers, and ask questions. Tours can be set up by calling the main office
When: December 12, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Krista Corthell, 303-982-5808


Mitchell Elementary School

What: Information Night: School tour, meet the teachers, and answer parent questions.
When: December 5, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Barb Ryan, 303-982-5875


Normandy Elementary School

What: Information Night: Our Kindergarten teachers will give a presentation in the Library about our full and half-time programs, and representatives from grades 1 - 6 will be available to answer questions.
When: November 27, 2018 at 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Peggy Windle, 303-982-4766


Parmalee Elementary School

What: GT Information Meeting: Meeting is for parents of students newly invited to the Jeffco Gifted & Talented center program. This meeting will provide an overview of Parmalee's GT programming. RSVP strongly encouraged. Adults only please.
When: January 9, 2019, 8:15-10 a.m.

What: Kindergarten Information Night: Incoming kindergarten parents are invited to learn about Parmalee's kindergarten program. Meet teachers and staff, hear about a day in the life of a kinder student, and ask questions. Adults only please.
When: January 10, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Contact: Jodi Rueschoff, 303-982-8014


Peck Elementary School

What: Kindergarten thru 5th grade Information Night: Tour the school and learn why Peck is a great fit for your student. Tours can be set up any time with the main office if this date does not work.
When: November 29, 2018 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Contact: Nikki Morrison, 303-982-0590


Ralston Elementary School

What: Kindergarten Information Night
When: November 7, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Karen Napoli, 303-982-4386


Red Rocks Elementary School

What: Kindergarten and Choice Enrollment Meeting: Includes a principal presentation and school tour.
When: December 6, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.; January 15, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Contact: Kathleen Hanvey, 303-982-8063


Rooney Ranch Elementary School

What: Information Night: Families interested in attending Rooney Ranch Elementary for grades K-5 are invited to attend an information meeting. We will start with a group presentation and our staff will escort families to a break out session for the individual grade levels. Daycare will not be provided.
When: December 5, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Debra Gonzales, 303-982-9620


Shaffer Elementary School

What: Kindergarten Showcase: Please join us for a presentation and Q&A in the school gym. Tours will be available in January during Kindergarten and choice enrollment (call the office for dates and times).
When: December 5, 2018 at 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Amy Hives, 303-982-3901


Shelton Elementary School

What: Class of 2032 Kindergarten Open House. Designed for parents to meet the kindergarten teachers and tour the school.
When: November 15, 2018 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-5686


Stevens Elementary School

What: Information Nights: Please join us for a tour of our school and conversations with our staff about kindergarten enrollment and opportunities at Stevens including GT, EL, volunteering, Project Based Learning, and after school clubs.
When: December 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. and January 16, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Contact: Alex Espinoza, 303-982-2198


Van Arsdale Elementary School

What: Information Night: Learn about the wonderful learning opportunities students will experience at Van Arsdale. You will hear from students and parents about Van Arsdale being a compassionate community committed to success for every learner.
When: January 14, 2019 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Contact: Susan Chapla, 303-982-1080

Middle Schools

Deer Creek Middle School

What: Information Night: All interested students and parents are invited to visit Deer Creek to learn more about curriculum, courses, opportunities, and student life. Information Night provides an opportunity for students and parents to talk to current students and staff, learn more about the middle school experience, electives, and the Humanities and STEM programs.
When: January 15, 2019 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-3820


Falcon Bluffs Middle School

What: Please join us on to learn more about Falcon Bluffs Middle School. Hear from students, parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators about the exciting opportunities found at FBMS. Tour the building and learn why Falcon Bluffs is "Soaring with Pride."
When: January 16, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-9900


Ken Caryl Middle School

What: Spartan Interest Night: Learn about middle school philosophy, structure, and programs offered at KCMS.
When: November 15, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Contact: Tori Whitney, 303-982-4710


Mandalay Middle School

What: 5th Grade Parent Night: Information on transition activities, 6th grade core and elective classes, an overview of the school structures that support students’ academic and emotional needs will be discussed. Students are encouraged to attend with their parents.
When: January 10, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-9802

Moore Middle School

What: Open House: We invite 5th graders from our feeder elementary schools and surrounding neighborhoods to explore the classes and experiences that we offer.
When: January 9, 2019 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-0400


North Arvada Middle School

What: Open House: Come learn about how North Arvada is focusing on Personalized Learning through Design Thinking, PBL, and Student Agency.
When: January 16, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-0528


High Schools

Arvada West High School

What: Interested in attending Arvada West High School? This evening allows attendees to come and meet the administrative team, counselors, and teachers, hear a brief overview of programs, academic courses, electives, activities and athletics. Additionally, attendees have the opportunity to get questions answered and tour the building with current students.
When: November 14, 2018 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-1303


Bear Creek High School

What: 8th Grade Parent Night: Activities/Athletics Showcase
When: December 5, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: Rose Schmidt, 303-982-8727


Chatfield High School

What: The Academic Showcase highlights our honors, advanced placement, and concurrent enrollment courses. This night is primarily for incoming students, but family may attend. For tours, contact Mr. Stephens.
When: November 15, 2018 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Contact: Jeff Stephens, 303-982-3663


Columbine High School

What: The CHS Showcase is a great opportunity to learn what Columbine High School has to offer. Hear from the principal, see student performances, tour the school, and attend breakout sessions at this informational and entertaining evening.
When: January 8, 2019 from 6:30-9 p.m.
Contact: Eric Stout, 303-982-3626


Dakota Ridge High School

What: IB Diploma Programme Informational Nights. Come learn about the incredible benefits & opportunities offered by the only IB Programme. Students are challenged with rigorous curriculum to excel in their studies, pursuit of lifelong learning, and personal development. Students have the opportunity to earn an International Diploma that is recognized worldwide and provides incredible opportunities for university recognition, scholarships, and tuition savings.
When: November 7, 2018 or January 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Contact: Holly Davis, 303-982-8956

 

What: Dakota Ridge Information Night. Incoming 9th graders and other grade level students NEW to Dakota are welcome to attend this annual info session. Our campus and offerings will be on display through group presentations, building tours, and staff. Not only will prospective students have the ability to interact with classroom faculty, but also get previews of our athletic, club, and activity offerings.
When: January 10, 2019 at 6 p.m.


Golden High School

What: Golden High School Open House for prospective 9th grade students. Principal presentation and Freshmen panel at 4:15 and 5:15 in the auditorium. Come tour the campus, meet teachers and learn about their programs, meet club and sports representatives.
When: November 7, 2018 from 4-6 p.m.
Contact: Lynn Nguyen, 303-982-4163


Lakewood High School

What: 8th Grade Open House Nights. Prospective incoming freshmen can join Principal Dan Bock and many representatives from Lakewood's activities and athletics for an informational evening. Interested students and families will have the opportunity to tour the school and ask questions of sponsors, coaches, teachers, administrators, and student leaders about Lakewood and all it has to offer.
When: November 13, 2018 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-7096


Pomona High School

What: Pomona Showcase: Learn more about Pomona High School's academics, arts, athletics, and activities.
When: November 5, 2018 from 6-8 p.m.
Contact: Jeanne Mayer, 303-982-0710


Ralston Valley High School

What: Interest Night: Attendees will receive information about an award-winning comprehensive high school.
When: December 3, 2018 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Contact: Mark Litzau (Interest Night)/Sue Halgren (tours), 303-982-5600


Wheat Ridge High School

What: Fall showcase for all students interested in attending WRHS for the 2019-2020 school year.
When: November 14, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Contact: Teri Shriner, 303-982-7679


Option Schools

Brady High School

What: Information meetings. All students who are interested in enrolling at Brady are required to attend an information meeting with their parent/guardian. Please bring a copy of your transcripts and IEP or 504 plan, if applicable. Plan to arrive early, as those who come after 6 p.m. are asked to come to the next meeting.
When: December 3, 2018 at 6 p.m.; December 17, 2018 at 6 p.m.
Contact: 303-982-6722


Dennison Elementary School

What: Information meetings and classroom observations for families interested in applying.
When: November 7, 2018 from 9-10:30 a.m.; January 15, 2019 from 7-8 p.m. 
Contact: Julie Fenton, 303-982-6382


D'Evelyn Jr./Sr. High School

What: Parent informational meeting. Attendance at one meeting is required to get in the lottery.
When: November 8, 2018 at 7 p.m.; January 31, 2019 at 7 p.m.
Contact: Susan Brown, 303-982-7925


Jeffco Virtual Academy

What: Informational meeting for students and families interested in learning more about online learning at Jeffco Virtual Academy.
When: 6-7 p.m. for all of the following dates&emdash;November 14, 2018 (in person); November 28, 2018 (virtual); December 5, 2018 (in person); January 16, 2019 (in person); January 30, 2019 (virtual); February 13, 2019 (in person); February 27, 2019 (virtual); March 13, 2019 (in person); March 20, 2019 (virtual); April 10, 2019 (in person); April 24, 2019 (virtual); May 15, 2019 (in person); May 29, 2019 (virtual); June 12, 2019 (virtual); July 17, 2019 (virtual); August 7, 2019 (in person); August 14, 2019 (virtual); September 11, 2019 (in person); September 25, 2019 (virtual)
Contact: Kelly Swindell, 303-982-6770


The Manning School of Academics and Arts

What: Information Nights: Our information nights give parents the opportunity to learn about Manning's commitment to college preparatory academics, robust arts-based learning opportunities, strong partnership with families, and extensive electives offerings. Parents will hear from staff, students and families regarding what makes Manning a successful option school for all students, and they will also provide a time to answer questions. Both students and families are welcome and encouraged to attend.
When: November 14, 2018 from 6-7 p.m.; January 16, 2019 from 6-7 p.m.
Contact: Jeena Templeton, 303-982-6288

What: School Tours
When: Each Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. November 7 through January 30
Contact: No need to sign up. Check in at the main office.


Charter Schools

Collegiate Academy of Colorado

What: All school choice enrollment open house. Join us for a short presentation followed by a tour of the school. If you are unable to attend an interest night, please contact our enrollment coordinator to schedule a tour.
When: December 5, 2018 from 5:30-7 p.m.; January 10, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.; January 29, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.; May 16, 2019 from 5:30-7 p.m.
Contact: Rosalyn Vette, 303-972-7433 ext. 266


Great Work Montessori

What: Information meetings. Come learn more about our program and the enrollment process.
When: November 28, 2018 at 5 p.m.; December 19, 2018 at 5 p.m.; January 17, 2019 at 6 p.m.; January 23, 2019 at 5 p.m.
Contact: Ashley Hudson, 303-953-8900 
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