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... for students of all ages.

Barefoot Lakes is located in the highly rated St. Vrain Valley School District, which offers educational opportunities for kids in pre-K through high school that prepare them for a constantly evolving world. While Barefoot Lakes feeds into three of those schools, the district also gives families a choice in selecting a school that best fits the needs and interests of their children — whether that’s aerospace or the arts. Of course, because learning is a lifelong process, there are two colleges right up the road for our older students.

So where will your kids go?

Kids who live at Barefoot Lakes feed into three public schools in Mead’s charming, small-town setting. But if you want to go a different route, you have a choice of charter options, too.

Students in Mead Elementary School near Barefoot Lakes Firestone Colorado

Mead Elementary School

Grades K-5 (Plus a Pre-School Option)

Mead Elementary focuses on a child’s unlimited potential, through high expectations, rigorous academics and development of character.

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Students in Mead Middle School near Barefoot Lakes Firestone Colorado

Mead Middle School

Grades 6-8

Mead Middle School is an award-winning, academically rigorous school with an EXCEL focus.

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Students in Mead High School near Barefoot Lakes Firestone Colorado

Mead High School

Grades 9-12

Mead H.S. offers a college prep curriculum and advanced-level coursework that consists of AP, Honors, and concurrent college enrollment.

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Student at Charter School in Firestone Colorado

Prefer a different kind of public?

Nearby charter-based options are available in the area that serve kids in Firestone and all of the surrounding communities.

Firestone Charter Academy
Grades Pre-School through 8
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Carbon Valley Academy
Grades K-8
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Higher Education

For those out of high school who want to continue their education (or work in a college setting), Colorado State University is just 40 minutes up I-25 in Fort Collins, the University of Northern Colorado is just 25 miles northeast, and CU Boulder is 35 miles southwest. All offer opportunities for degrees up to the doctorate level.

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