Eagle County Schools - A winning district



  • 100% of Eagle County School District schools earned a rating of “Performance” (highest level) in the Colorado Department of Education Performance Frameworks ratings for 2020.
  • Ranked among the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best High Schools.”
  • Our schools include:
    • John Irwin Schools of Excellence
    • Blue Ribbon Schools
    • Centers of Excellence
    • Governor’s Distinguished Improvement award winners
  • Many National Board Certified Teachers
  • Staff have been recognized as Colorado Superintendent of the Year, Principal of the Year, and First-year Principal of the Year
  • VSSA posted seventh highest SAT scores in Colorado for 2019
  • Exceptional high school athletics, bands, choirs, and speech and debate teams
  • Recognized by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • Leading the way on equity and culturally responsive instruction
  • Nearly 7,000 students enrolled in preschool through 12th grade (and growing).
  • 17 schools from Vail to Gypsum.
  • Leading the nation in education reform – many proven practices are included in new state and national initiatives.
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