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  • Tuition based preschool application window is now open

    Tuition based preschool will be available at Brantner Elementary, Turnberry Elementary and Reunion Elementary. Learn more about tuition based preschool.

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  • 2017-2018 Colorado Preschool Program applications now being accepted

    The Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) is a state-funded early childhood education program administered by the Colorado Department of Education. CPP provides the opportunity for young children who are at risk for starting elementary school unprepared. Learn more about Colorado Preschool Program.

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  • 27J Job Fair - Check Us Out!

    On Saturday, April 8, 2017 SD 27J will be hosting a job fair at Stuart Middle School (15955 E 101st Way, Commerce City, CO) from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. We will be hiring teachers, bus drivers, substitutes, finance personnel, nutrition services positions and much more! 27J serves four Colorado communities just outside of Denver in Adams & Weld counties: Brighton, Henderson, Commerce City and Thornton. If you are interested in joining a dedicated team with a passion for education, please come and check us out! For additional information, go to

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  • Student Open Enrollments & Registration being accepted for Reunion Elementary 
    Parents enrolling students for the 2017-2018 school year, can now send open enrollment forms and registration packets for students to attend the new Reunion Elementary School. Enrollment forms and registration packets can be emailed to Lisa Egan at or dropped off at Second Creek Elementary School, 9950 Laredo Dr. Reunion Elementary School, is still under construction, but will be open for grades preschool through fifth starting in August. Reunion Elementary School is located at 11021 Landmark Dr. in Commerce City. For questions about enrolling at Reunion Elementary School, contact school secretary Lisa Egan at or call 720-685-8505.

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  • Turnberry Elementary awarded the Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award for second time!

    The Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth. On the school performance framework that is used by the state to evaluate schools, these schools "exceed" expectations on the indicator related to longitudinal academic growth and "meet or exceed" expectations on the indicator related to academic growth gaps. Congratulations to the students, staff, and community at Turnberry Elementary School on this prestigious honor! 

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  • Applications accepted for ECARE free full-day kindergarten spots

    School District 27J has been awarded funding from the Colorado Department of Education to implement ECARE (Early Childhood At-Risk Enhancement) Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year. This is an extension of the Colorado Preschool Program and will service students who are considered to have risk factors linked to potential academic failure. This program will offer full-day kindergarten free of charge to those families that qualify. Click here to learn more about qualifying factors and to download an application [Español]

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