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Back-to-school: When does your child go back to class in Colorado?

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Posted at 7:50 PM, Aug 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-07 21:50:37-04

DENVER -- The month of August is pretty much the official end of summer -- for kids, anyway -- and they are faced once again with the grim reality of the start of yet another school year. 

Just kidding, school is awesome! (Yes, I was a nerd)

So when does your child have to go back to school in Colorado? We've compiled a list of the major school districts in the area, as well as the dates they each welcome students from kindergarten to high school.

Douglas County School District:

  • Monday, Aug. 8

Aurora Public Schools:  

  • Monday, Aug. 8: Grades 6 - 12
  • Wednesday, Aug. 10: Grades 1 - 5
  • Monday, Aug. 15: Kindergarten + Preschool

Cherry Creek Schools: 

  • Thursday, Aug. 11.

Denver Public Schools: 

  • Monday, Aug. 22

Jefferson Public Schools: 

  • Thursday, Aug. 18.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools: 

  • Tuesday, Aug. 16: Grades K through 9
  • Wednesday, Aug. 17: All other students

Poudre School District: 

  • Thursday, Aug. 18: Grades 9 through 12
  • Monday, Aug. 22: K through 8

Thompson School District: 

  • Monday, Aug. 22: Grades 6 through 12
  • Tuesday, Aug. 23: Grades K through 5

Boulder Valley School District: 

  • Thursday, Aug. 18: Grades 1 through 5
  • Friday, Aug. 19: Grades 6 and Grade 9 
  • Monday/Tuesday, Aug. 22, 23: Grades 7, 8, 10 through 12
  • Kindergarten has a staggered start

School District 27J (Brighton): 

  • Friday, Aug. 19: Middle School and High School 
  • Monday, Aug. 22: Elementary School
  • Thursday, Aug. 25: Kindergarten
  • Monday, Aug. 29: Preschool

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