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Curriculum & Instruction

For any and all information relating to school and district performance and accountability, please visit schoolview.  

The Curriculum and Instruction department oversees, implements, and maintains compliance with the following programs:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Professional Development for all staff
  • School and District Accreditation and Accountability, including the annual report
  • District and State Assessments
  • Homeless Education
  • Gifted and Talented Programs
  • Federal Programs
    • Title I - Improving the academic achievement of the disadvantaged
    • Title II - High quality teachers and principals
    • Title III - Supplemental support for English Learners 
    • Title IV-Student support and academic achievement 

The district has adopted the Colorado Academic Standards. Through a thorough process of data-driven instruction, teachers provide instruction to students based on their strengths and areas of need. 

If you have questions, comments or concerns, please contact:  Riley Couch, 970-834-2816,

Department Files

Gifted and Talented Programs
The state of Colorado defines gifted and talented students as children between the ages of five and twenty-one whose abilities, talents and potential for accomplishment are so outstanding that they require special provisions to meet their educational needs. Children under five who qualify may also be served. Gifted students are capable of high performance in any, or a combination of these areas:
* General intellectual ability
* Specific academic aptitude
* Creative, productive thinking
* Leadership and human relations skills
* Visual and performing arts
Homeless Education
Definition of Homeless
* Individuals who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence
* Sharing of housing due to economic distress
* Motels/hotels
* Public/private place not designed for sleeping
* Trailer parks
* Cars, parks, and abandoned buildings
* Shelters
* Substandard housing (inadequacy of the home)
* Abandoned in hospitals
* Campgrounds
* Unaccompanied youths who qualify as homeless
* Awaiting foster care placement


Department Links

Gifted and Talented Administrative Unit - CBOCES

This link will direct you to the administrative unit, Centennial BOCES.