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Parent Resources

The CMHS Counseling Department has developed a comprehensive listing of community-based resources for parents.

Click here to access the list of resources for parents.

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The Cheyenne Mountain School District is located in the southwest corner of beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. The District has a total enrollment of approximately 4,600 students in preschool through twelfth grade. There are a total of five elementary schools offering grades K-6, and one preschool. The District has one junior high school for grades 7-8, a high school for grades 9-12, and a charter school serving grades K-12.
Being at or near the top of all schools in Colorado and the Nation in academic achievement is the result of students who come to school ready to learn, strong parent and community participation and support, and outstanding teachers, administrators, and a board of education who are committed to providing an environment conducive to all aspects of learning. Approximately 90% of our graduates go on to college, many in the most prestigious colleges and universities in the nation.
District 12 is the highest-ranked large school district in Colorado and is "Accredited with Distinction"


The Colorado Department of Education has released the results of the 2014 Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) tests.  District 12 Schools continued to perform at or near the top of all Colorado schools across all grade levels. 


Click here to view a summary report of assessments in all D-12 schools


January 28th Registration and Open House for Class of 2019

All current 8th Grade students and their parents are strongly encouraged to attend this event.  

Download a flyer with a detailed schedule for this event by clicking on the icon below:

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D-12 to Host Gifted Ed Conference

The Cheyenne Mountain School District will host a mini-conference for all D-12 parents interested in learning more about gifted education.  The conference will take place on Thursday, January 29, beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School.  Click on the icon below for an agenda with more information:

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click here for more information

2015 Kindergarten Registration

Children must be 5-years-old by October 1, 2015 to enroll in kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year.

Kindergarten registration packets for 2015-2016 will be available for District 12 families who presently reside within the District (proof of District 12 residence by lease, contract, or deed is required) beginning Tuesday, February 17, 2015.


click here for more enrollment information


Department of Education Recognizes D-12 Schools

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Board of Education President Sherryl Dillon and Treasurer Tom Neumann are congratulated by Colorado Commissioner of Education Robert Hammond at the 2014 Colorado School and District Performance Awards Ceremony.


The Colorado Department of Education has announced the 2014 School and District Performance Awards.  District-level awards included being "Accredited with Distinction" for the fifth consecutive year and the ELPA Excellence Award for high achievement among English learning students. Click here to see a listing of all awards including individual awards won by District 12 schools.

District 12 Financial Transparancy

http://www.cmsd12.org/budgetEver wonder how the Cheyenne Mountain School District spends taxpayers' money or where the District gets the majority of its revenue?  Click here to view updated charts highlighting District 12 spending and revenue collection based on the most recent independent financial auditor's report.

District News and Announcements

BOE to Adopt School Calendars

The Board of Education has identified the school year calendars for each of the next three years (2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018) and will adopt these calendars at their regular meeting on January 26, 2015.

Of important note for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years are calendar modifications due to a number of capital improvement projects that will happen throughout the District in the summer of 2016. 

The most notable change will be the 2016 CMHS Graduation date. Commencement exercises in 2016 will be held one week prior to the Memorial Day weekend (May 22, 2016).  Commencement exercises in May 2017 will return to the traditional date on Memorial Day weekend.

Click here for links to each year's school calendar

Posted by: Walt Cooper
Published: 12/19/14

HS and JH Schedule Changes for 2015 State Assessments

The spring administration of state-mandated assessments for 7th - 11th grade students will require modifications to the CMJH and CMHS schedules on several days between March and May 2015.  

To help families plan for these changes, you can click on the links below to access the spring assessment schedules for CMJH and CMHS.

Assessment Schedule for Cheyenne Mountain Junior High School

Assessment Schedule for Cheyenne Mountain High School

Posted by: Walt Cooper
Published: 12/17/14

Board Sets Tax Rates for 2015

The Board of Education met in special session on December 15, 2014 to certify the mill levies for 2015 as required by law.

Click here to review the resolution certifying the 2015 mill levies.



Posted by: Walt Cooper
Published: 12/15/14