• Discovery Month

    Open House 3 of 3

    Mapleton Public Schools is hosting a series of Open House events in January so families can learn about our schools while taking a look around our schools. The schools listed below will be open from 5:30-7 p.m. for families to stop by and visit. There is no formal agenda. This Open House event is a chance for you to meet some teachers, learn about our curriculum, meet other students and parents, and explore opportunities available to you and your family. 

    We hope to see you there! 

  • Academy High School
    8970 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1730

    Welcome to Academy High School!
    Academy High School is a 9-12 STEM school located on the Skyview Campus. Classroom experiences at Academy are steeped in the learnings and teachings of Project Lead the Way, a nationally recognized STEM program. During freshman and sophomore years, students receive a solid foundation in science, math, and computer design. During junior and senior year, students are invited to dive deeper into STEM content through the STEM Exploratory track or the STEM Immersion track. Both pathways provide rigorous and engaging real-world STEM experiences in Computer Science, Engineering, and Biomedical Science. Partnerships with STEM industries in our community help students connect their passions to potential careers.

    Clayton Partnership School
    8970 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1460

    Welcome to Clayton Partnership School!
    Clayton Partnership School is a K-8 University Partnership School where student learning is supported by best instruction, state-of-the-art teaching practices, and one-on-one attention. In each Clayton classroom, a master teacher is joined by university teacher cadets to develop both quality teachers and high-achieving students. Clayton’s building is designed specifically to enhance learning objectives and provides versatile, 21st-century learning spaces that support a variety of learning styles and teaching techniques. Clayton’s unique placement on Mapleton’s multi-age Skyview Campus prepares students for their future by promoting complex thinking and ideas, collaboration across age groups, and opportunities later in their academic experience. Select the links below to hear from the school director and learn more about this school through photos and videos.


    Mapleton Early Career Preperation (MEC Prep)
    8980 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1960

    Welcome to Mapleton Early College!
    Mapleton Early College High School is a Big Picture school with a “one student at a time” approach to education. Students have a customized, independent Learning Plan (ILP), balancing classes, workshops, independent learning, real-world learning through professional internships, and access to college courses aligned to their unique ILP.  By senior year, students have learned to become problem-solvers, lifelong learners, and cooperative members of the community, preparing them for college, career and life.


    Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts (MESA)
    8980 York St., Thornton, CO 80229 | 303.853.1270

    Welcome to MESA!
    Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts is a 9-12th grade Expeditionary Learning (EL) school, recognized for its emphasis on the visual arts. From animation to advertising, photography to pottery, the visual arts are woven into the delivery of all content standards. MESA students demonstrate achievement every day in the following areas: mastery of knowledge and skill, character, and high-quality work. Community partnerships help students experience and explore the value of and opportunities within a mastery and passion for the visual arts. Students graduate from MESA with a portfolio of work to support them in their post-secondary adventure.

    North Valley School for Young Adults
    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.