Award Year: 2015

Evergreen High School

29300 Buffalo Park Road
Evergreen, CO, 80439-7432

(303) 982-5140

Mr. Ryan Alsup, Principal at time of Nomination

Jefferson County School District

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Mission

Evergreen High School engages all students in rigorous, innovative, and creative educational experience that prepare them to advance the global community.

Student Demographics
  • White: 91%
  • Hispanic: 6%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • ELL: 1%
  • Economically Disadvantaged: %
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Ms. Moore is helping her students in English class.

Ms. Moore is helping her students in English class.

Evergreen High School is a phenomenal community high school nestled in the mountains of Evergreen, Colorado. Our graduates are enrolled in Colorado state colleges as well as the most prestigious colleges throughout the country. We are most well-known for our rigorous, innovative, and creative academic curriculum. EHS has dramatically increased the use of technology toward reaching our mission. We have three full time computer labs with 90 new desktops, three mobile laptop carts with 45 laptops, three mobile iPad carts with 90 iPads, six mobile carts with over 200 Google Chromebooks, and over 700 Smart Clickers. There are 47 computers in the library for student use. Every classroom has a Smart Board and Mounted Projector, and many more are equipped with document cameras, Smart Technology, and individual workstations to enhance the learning process. EHS is recognized as the leader in Instructional technology for all Jefferson County Public Schools. While academics come first at EHS, we are committed to creating a fluid education environment that also allows families to balance their lives with respect to athletics, activities, and community service. EHS is a 2007 National Blue Ribbon School, a 14 time John J. Irwin Award winner, and consistently rated in the top 500 high schools in the country by Newsweek, US News and World Report, and the Washington Post. More than 75% of our faculty hold graduate degrees. 96% of our students attend college after graduation, with 80% of our students taking honors or Advanced Placement classes.