How we support adams 12 five star schools
Adams 12 Five Star Schools is a caring, inclusive, and engaging district that exists so the students it serves can attain the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue the future of their choosing and are equipped to navigate and thrive in our rapidly changing world. The Five Star Education Foundation is the exclusive nonprofit partner to Adams 12 Five Star Schools and supports students by removing barriers to provide pathways towards success in life and in a strong community for over 35 years.
Thanks to our donors, the Foundation is supporting the district like never before through direct program support, teacher grants, and emergency support. As the nonprofit partner of the district, we walk hand in hand to provide wrap around support to students and staff.
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Thanks to the generous support of public grants and private foundations, we have been able to grow our support of students and staff across the board. We are particularly grateful to Adams County for enabling us to provide:
One internal mental health professional for district staff including wellness supports for 2022-2024
Eight health aides in our local schools this school year and two critical family outreach positions for two years to help our most vulnerable students
Summer Exploration Program, supporting mental and emotional health of our students for two summers