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Why Haxtun?

  • A safe, progressive town
  • Strong community support for all students
  • Clean air; good, abundant water; and family feel to our community
  • Northeastern Junior College 30 minutes away
  • Located close enough to get to the Front Range, but far enough to avoid the hassle of traffic and congestion
  • 30 minutes from Sterling, Colorado


The Community

County

  • Located in Northeastern Colorado
  • Population of approximately 700 citizens
  • Agriculture-based

Businesses:

  • A healthy business community which makes it possible to do the majority of your business in town
  • Haxtun Hospital, CHS/Grainland Coop, The Haxtun-Fleming Herald, Haxtun Supers, Points West Community Bank, Haxtun Community Child Care Center, and many more

Recreation:

  • Near the F-H 9-hole golf course
  • Walking trails in the town park and around the Haxtun Fishing Pond
  • Pheasant, deer, and goose hunting
  • Haxtun Gun Club just outside of town

District Vision:

All Haxtun Students will become productive, responsible, innovative, and self-directed lifelong learners and citizens, possessing the academic and life skills needed for success in an ever-changing world.

District Mission:

Haxtun Schools provide students of all ages with a safe environment, high-quality challenging curriculum, and opportunities to develop academic and life skills to fulfill students’ individual achievement goals. We depend on dedicated staff, family involvement and community support to develop productive citizens who are ethical and exhibit self-confidence and pride.


Haxtun Re2J

  • PK-12 enrollment of approximately 331 students
    • PK-8 = 236 students
    • 9-12 = 95 students
  • The 7-member Board of Education is dedicated to making Haxtun School the best school in the area
  • One building housing PK-12 gives many opportunities for mentoring and activities shared across grade levels
  • The District is committed to small class sizes to provide more attention to individual student needs
  • In addition to core classes, students participate in music, art, career & technical education classes (including FFA, FBLA, and FCCLA)
  • The district offers concurrent enrollment classes for dual enrollment/college credit
  • Online learning opportunities available to meet student needs or interests
  • The district values community service, and students of all ages are involved in projects to integrate community members of all ages
  • New middle school wing built in 2014-15 with assistance from BEST 


Bulldog Pride

Activities/programs available

  • Vocational organizations: FBLA, FCCLA, FFA
  • Sports: volleyball, football, boys and girls basketball, track, baseball and cheerleading. Our students travel to adjoining schools to compete in golf, wrestling and swimming. In addition, community teams are available to all age groups for a variety of sports
  • Dual-credit classes offered in-district and via distance learning
  • Strong Gifted-Talented program
  • National Junior Honor Society, National High School Honor Society, Tri-M Music Society, Art Honor Society, Student Council, and Junior Honor Society
  • Yearly musical and drama performances for all age groups, including adults

School-Community Partnerships

Partnerships

  • High school science class has developed a recycling program for the school and community
  • Annual Day of Caring to help senior citizens, housebound residents and town facilities
  • Lunches hosted for parents and senior citizens throughout the year