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Gold Rush Receives Award from the Governor

Gold Rush was honored at the Board of Education Meeting for receiving the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. This award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth on the state assessment. Gold Rush students exceeded expectations on longitudinal academic growth targets. We are proud of our students and teachers!

April 14, 2017 | By amrudman | Category:

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.


Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.


When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.