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 Arapahoe Ridge High School

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​​{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}<p>​</p><p><span style="text-decoration-line:underline;">Arapahoe Ridge High School</span> <span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:1.6;">provides a distinctive learning experience that produces talented graduates with the knowledge and skills essential for lifelong learning. Our alternative high school specializes in serving students who are identified as over-aged and under-credit with opportunities for concurrent enrollment with Front Range Community College. Students may earn 100 credits per school year through the school district’s Guaranteed Viable Curriculum. Arapahoe Campus implements standards-based grading and instruction and utilizes Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and Restorative Justice to foster positive student behavior.  </span><br></p><p><span style="line-height:1.6;text-decoration:underline;">Engage  Academy</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> </span><span style="font-size:11pt;line-height:1.6;"> </span><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1 ms-rteFontSize-2" style="line-height:normal;float:none;display:inline;">is an alternative program which compliments the offerings overseen by Arapahoe Ridge Hgh School Administration.  Engage Academy strives to assist students challenged with traditional educational settings to find a place where they can engage in their educational path and emerge post-secondary career and college ready.</span><br></p>Dr. Joan Bludorn, PrincipalJohnny Fernandez, Assistant Principal<p>​</p><p class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Arapahoe High School is unique in a variety ways. It is a highly personalized, high school that is designed to meet the needs of all students but places a special emphasis on students who require a student-friendly environment and an instructional approach based on learning style in order to succeed. Through a variety of options, students receive a Boulder Valley diploma while meeting educational goals.</p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-2">Classes are based on the quarter system as opposed to the traditional semester system, and students are able to accumulate credits at a faster rate.  This system allows students to accelerate the number of credits earned during a year, while only having to focus on five content areas at a time, which results in a higher degree of concentration within a subject area.</p><span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span> <span class="ms-rteFontSize-2"></span> <p class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><strong>Special Programs and Opportunities</strong></p><ul class="ms-rteFontSize-2"><li>Intervention Specialists</li><li>Restorative Justice</li><li>Career Pathways</li></ul><p> </p><p>​Building foundations for success in careers, college and technical education</p><p>​Empowerin​g Students for Success​​</p>



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