Academic Programs

Legend Academic Programming Night
Legend Academic Programming Night


Legend is determined to provide the right direction for each of its students and we are proud to offer a variety of academic pathways. All future Titans can explore the unique programs to ensure student success in high school and beyond. Learn more about AVID, EDGE, Career & Technical Education (CTE), Advanced Placement (AP), and gaining college credits while in high school through concurrent enrollment with Arapahoe Community College.

Our virtual event was held on January 20, 2022. All links and content from our evening was recorded and can be found below:


2022 Academic Night Presentation







Advanced Learning

 

Advanced Learning Philosophy

At Legend HS, Advanced Learning is designed for students who achieve above State average test scores on common assessments and expect to earn college credit on the Advanced Placement exam.

Advanced Learning Student

The Advanced student is highly motivated in specific AP content subject areas aligning with interest and college major. Students are held accountable to excel in AP courses by taking rigorous honors curriculum to demonstrate preparedness and meet the demands of the AP instructor. The AP student is motivated to excel on the Advanced Placement Exam in order to earn college credit.

The successful Advanced Learning pathway student has typically received a 4.0 GPA in middle school, taking multiple advanced courses, and fall in the top 10% of their class. Students should expect to dive deep into content and possess a strong passion for that content. Students in this pathway are striving for highly selective colleges and earning college credit by scoring above a 3 on the Advanced Placement exam.

Please contact your Legend Advisor during registration to create your advanced learning plan.

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records by email to [email protected]