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Douglas County School District, Colorado

Location: Castle Rock, CO

Population: 56,063

Closest City: Denver, CO

Distance to Closest City:
40 min

Airport Code: DEN

Quick Facts:

Number of High Schools: 9
Students per High School: 1,800
Student to Teacher Ratio: 21:1
Approximate Start Date: Early August
Approximate End Date: End May

Fall Semester Offered: Yes
Spring Semester Offered: Yes
ESL Offered: No
IB Program Offered: Yes
Possibility of Graduation: No

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Community Information

With more than 300 days of sunshine, a quaint downtown and plenty of hiking trails and outdoor activities, Castle Rock is perfect for those who love the outdoors and a small town atmosphere. The town boasts 19 developed parks, 51 miles of soft surface and paved trails, and many excellently planned nature preserves with picnicking and bird watching areas. Castle Rock takes part in the Douglas County Fair Parade and Rodeo, hosts Colorado Artfest and the is the home to numerous other expositions and festivals.

School Profile

The goal of the Douglas County School District is to prepare students so that they are able to compete on the world stage. With the motto of "Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow," they are doing everything possible to create the best schools and learning environments where students can really succeed. Skills for the 21st century, including communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity are taught in all Douglas County School District schools.


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