• The Future of Our Community and Country

    The community of St. Vrain Valley Schools — students, teachers, businesses, staff and families — is proving that public education can be the catalyst to a thriving community and a promising future.
  • Colorado Shines

    Colorado Shines is a quality rating and improvement system (on a scaled of 1 to 5) used to assess, improve, and communicate the level of quality in early care and education programs. This system assigns a quality rating to licensed early care and education programs, similar to rating systems for other service-related industries like hotels and restaurants. Colorado Shines, Colorado’s quality rating and improvement system, is require for licensed childcare and preschool providers supporting children prior to entering kindergarten and helps early learning programs offer high-quality care and preschool. It supports and offers resources to preschools so they may support each child’s learning and development. Research shows this kind of assistance helps providers improve the quality of their programs, and when more young children are ready for school, we all benefit.
  • Spark Makerspace is Teacher as Tinkerer Space

    Check out our November Makerspace session of "Teacher as Tinkerer" with our preschool staff. Thanks to Ben Kalb, Instructional Learning Technologist in SVVSD for the production of this video!
  • Our Focus on LANGUAGE Development

    Information for parents about skills and development of language in preschoolers.
  • Day-to-Day Updates are Available on our Facebook Page

    There's a lot of good information here, AND for day-to-day communications, celebrations, and updates, check out our Facebook page!
  • Important Enrollment Information for '16-'17

    Want to enroll your preschooler at Spark! Discovery Preschool for the '16-'17 school year? Read more here...
  • Spark! Featured in National Video Project

    Check out how the US Dept. of Education is documenting instructional technology in St. Vrain Schools so it can be shared around the country.

Featured Content

Welcome to Spark!

When you need a place to focus that energy...the new Spark! Discovery Preschool of St. Vrain is a bright idea!

Spark! Discovery Preschool is a place where creativity and risk-taking are encouraged, modeled, and celebrated.  We teach children to use creativity to solve tomorrow’s problems, using both sides of their brains, to successfully face the challenges of the 21 Century.  The Design Thinking Process is used to frame problems, generate solutions, refine ideas, engage with others, prototype and share results.



August 17, 2016, 11:37am

Dear St. Vrain Valley Community,

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August 10, 2016, 9:14am

The start of a new school year is a very exciting time for the students, teachers and staff of St.

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August 9, 2016, 12:59pm

It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down and that the first day of school is next Tuesday, August 16.

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June 27, 2016, 3:32pm

When thinking about your time at school, your memories drift to the classes you enjoyed, the classes you struggled w

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June 7, 2016, 9:33am

Although school is out for summer, pulling up to most schools you would think school is still in session. St.

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