Virtual Highway to High School Fair
Help prepare your child for high school!
Date: January 14, 2021
Discover what it takes to be successful in high school and set your goals for your freshman year! Meet your personal support team of high school directors and post-secondary options coaches. Learn about Mapleton’s choices for high school and extracurricular activities, including athletics, performing arts, and Air Force Junior ROTC.
Academy High School
8970 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1730
Welcome to Academy High School!
Select the links below to hear from the school director and learn more about this school through photos and videos. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form. Students work to master core subjects with an emphasis on science, technology, math, and engineering, gaining technical skills they may apply in the real world. Students are encouraged to research, learn and apply new material through hands-on projects, activities, and problem-based learning. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
Big Picture College and Career Academy (9-12)
7350 Broadway, Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80221 | 303.853.1690
Welcome to Big Picture College and Career Academy!
Big Picture College and Career Academy is a Big Picture-inspired school with an early college focus. Students experience a college-preparatory environment balancing classes, workshops, independent learning, real-world learning through professional internships, and access to college courses. Students may apply to pursue an Associates Degree concurrent to their high school studies. Students and parents are active participants in the design and assessment of the student’s personalized project plan, which starts with the student’s own interests. Around these interests, the student’s advisor, internship mentor, and parents create an individualized curriculum, internship learning goals, community-focused learning opportunities, and college readiness plan. By staying with the same advisor and a small advisory for at least two years, students help build a strong culture of high standards, accountability, and support. BPCCA students learn to become problem-solvers, lifelong learners, and cooperative members of the community, preparing them for college and beyond. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
8980 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1960
Welcome to Mapleton Early College!
Students learn in a college-preparatory environment, balancing classes, independent project-based learning, and real-world learning through professional internships. Students also have access to college courses and have the opportunity to earn an associate degree concurrent to their high school studies. All students create an individualized learning plan based on their academic interests. Around these interests, students work with advisors, internship mentors, and their parents to create an individualized formal curriculum, internship learning goals, community-focused learning opportunities, and college readiness plan. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
7350 Broadway, Denver 80221 | 303.853.1200
Welcome to Mapleton Online!
Mapleton’s online school supports families choosing to continue their remote learning experience into the 2021-22 school year. Similar to what you have come to expect from all Mapleton schools, Mapleton Online is based on the following pillars of success – relationships, rigor, relevance, and results. Select the links below to hear from the school director and learn more about this school through photos and videos. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
8980 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1270
Welcome to MESA!
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts (MESA) is a 7 -12 grade college preparatory school. As a member of the EL Network (formerly Expeditionary Learning), students at MESA are active learners who are challenged to take on meaningful, public and collaborative work. Service-learning, fieldwork, and character development are built into MESA’s curriculum. Students investigate real-world issues and use what they learn to make a positive change in their community. Select the links below to hear from the school director and learn more about this school through photos and videos. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
7480 Broadway, Bldg. 2, Denver, CO 80221 | 303.853.1930
Welcome to Global Leadership Academy!
The schools that make up the Global Campus are International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, where students have access to courses in a foreign language, design technology, physical education, visual arts and performing arts. The IB curriculum offers students challenging programs, rigorous assessment, and accelerated courses to develop well-rounded students with a strong commitment to academic excellence and global mindedness. Global has a strong school culture cultivated through traditions and relationships. Guided by veteran staff, many of whom are bilingual, students receive individualized support during the day and have opportunities for learning and tutoring beyond the bell. Students in all grades have the opportunity to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Select the links below to hear from the school director and learn more about this school through photos and videos. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form. Learn more about MYP (English) (Spanish).
9200 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1600
Welcome to York International School!
This K-12 school is inspired by the International Baccalaureate (IB) School network. York International School is authorized for the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and, in 2014, received authorization for the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP). Successful York students are highly active learners and well-rounded students with a strong commitment to academics and the York community. York students are encouraged to participate in clubs, sports, and community service activities. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
8990 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1790
Welcome to North Valley!
North Valley School for Young Adults offers students ages 17-21 who are credit deficient a new educational pathway to success by providing an opportunity to get back on track and earn a high school diploma. North Valley provides a place for students who may have encountered obstacles to high school success and are ready to commit themselves to take responsibility for the work of becoming a high school graduate. Students contribute to a positive school community culture through their voice, leadership, attendance, and active participation in classroom, school, and District activities. Have a question? Visit the school’s website to submit an interest form.
Performing Arts School on Broadway
7350 Broadway, Ste. 200, Denver, 80221 | 303.853.1689
Welcome to the Performing Arts School on Broadway!
The Performing Arts School on Broadway is a new 7th through 12th-grade school that pairs rigorous academics with performing arts through an educational approach rooted in innovation, imagination, and intention. Students will have opportunities to master geometry through construction and set design, bring history to life on stage, study science through sound and music, and push their creativity through technical art. Mapleton’s Black Box theatre, dance studio, music rooms, and auditorium will often serve as the classroom. Class environments support and encourage each student’s artistic growth and discovery.
Preschool on Poze
2410 Poze Blvd., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1570
Welcome to Preschool on Poze!
At Preschool on Poze, Mapleton’s youngest learners begin to build a strong foundation for their educational journey through caring, supportive, and expert early childhood teachers. As a community leader in early childhood education, Mapleton proudly offers inclusive, engaging, and supportive toddler and preschool programs led by compassionate experts in early childhood education (ECE). Each preschool classroom is staffed by a highly qualified and licensed teacher to assure our early childhood education programming is grounded in education and every classroom experience is a learning experience. Our ECE curriculum is grounded in the Colorado Early Learning and Development Guidelines, and we provide a compassionate, supportive and encouraging environment for students to practice and develop important social and emotional skills.