In the fall of 2010, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) released a series of new reports for all schools (school performance reports). These reports are now at the center of the state's accreditation protocol.
Every school in Colorado is now rated based on the type of school improvement plan the CDE requires. The plan categories include performance plan, improvement plan, priority improvement plan, or turnaround plan.
While these reports clearly signal a new era of state accountability and accreditation based on a completely new quantitative rating, one thing locally remains the same... all District 12 schools continue to receive the state's highest ratings and as a result the Cheyenne Mountain School District continues to be accredited with distinction.
CMHS Takes Pride in Scholastic Excellence!
- 90% of the Cheyenne Mountain High School 2009 graduates are attending colleges and universities.
- Cheyenne Mountain High School was recently selected as a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education. This is a prestigious national award received by only two high schools in Colorado, and only 37 high schools across the country.
- Over $11,000,000 in scholarships offered to 2009 graduates.
- Cheyenne Mountain High School was home to 6 National Merit Finalists and 13 Commended Scholars in the 2009 National Merit® Scholarship Program.
- In May 2009, 385 students took 847 Advanced Placement exams in 26 different course offerings. 81% of all AP Tests administered scored a 3 or higher on a 5 point scale.