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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.

Anonymous Reporting


DAAC Volunteer Application

For the 2015-2016 school year, the District 12 Accountability and Accreditation Committee has openings for the following positions:

Chairperson (1-year term)
Vice Chairperson (1-year term)
Non-Parent Taxpayer (2-year term)
Parent-at-Large (2-year term)


Click here to access the DAAC volunteer application.

Board of Education Position Statement on State Assessments

The District 12 Board of Education adopted an official position statement regarding state-mandated assessments at its February 23, 2015 regular meeting.  The purpose of the position statement will be to form the foundation of the Board's legislative advocacy on behalf of Cheyenne Mountain Schools. 

Read the Board of Education's position statement on state-mandated assessments by clicking here.  


Colorado Department of Education Information on Parents' Refusal of State Assessments

There have been a number of questions posed by parents regarding their right and options to refuse their child's participation in state-mandated assessments.  The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) has posted information regarding this topic on their website.  You can click here to access the CDE website information on parent refusals, or you may contact the principal at your child's school if you have additional questions.

Board Adopts School Calendars

The Board of Education has adopted calendars for school years 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18.  Parents should pay particular attention to the calendars for 2015-16 and 2016-17 because of adjustments necessitated by capital improvements across District 12.  The most notable changes are a shift in the graduation date in May 2016 and an adjusted start date in August 2016.  

Copies of all school calendars can be downloaded by clicking here. 

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


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.

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


District News and Announcements

District 12 Annual Report

Each year, school districts in Colorado area required by state and federal law to report a number of performance and accountability measures to the community.  These measures include school and district academic performance indicators, assessment particitpation rates, and teacher quality data.  All of this information and more can be found on the District 12 Accountability web page by clicking here and scrolling to the "Annual Report to the Public" section of the page.  

Posted by: Walt Cooper
Published: 2/25/15