Colorado Legacy Schools

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COLORADO LEGACY SCHOOLS

College success begins with high school success and an early introduction to the rigorous coursework students will encounter in college. Students who have the advantage of Advanced Placement (AP) classes are more likely to go to college and graduate from college. Our Colorado Legacy Schools Initiative works to dramatically increase student enrollment and success rates in AP math, science, and English courses at schools across the state. It also encourages them to pursue majors and careers in the rapidly-growing STEM fields.

Colorado Legacy Schools Report

Over the next five years, Colorado Legacy Schools will enroll 30,000 new math, science, and English AP students at demographically diverse schools throughout Colorado. READ MORE >

Become a STEM Mentor!

Among the fastest growing careers are those in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The good news: Colorado is performing above the national average on key STEM performance indicators such as attaining postsecondary degrees in math and science. READ MORE >

Resources

Find AP tools that inform teachers and students about resources regarding Saturday Study Sessions, AP Best Practices, Teaching Resources, and more. READ MORE > 

Results

The program upon which Legacy Schools is modeled, National Math + Science’s APTIP, has been implemented in seven states since 2008 and has been incredibly successful in increasing not only the number of students experiencing success in AP courses, but the diversity of those students as well. READ MORE >

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