Why Choose Lewis-Palmer School District 38?

  • Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is a premiere preK-12 school district with the philosophy that each individual student should have an educational experience customized to meet specific needs. 


    • Among the top school districts in Colorado
    • Accredited with Distinction by the State of Colorado
    • Students that place in the overall top 10% for ACT college entrance exams
    • ACT and SAT college entrance exam scores are consistently above state and national averages
    • Students outscore the average on Advanced Placement tests by 20%
    • The only district in Southern Colorado named to the College Board Advanced Placement Honor roll more than once (4 out of 5 years), something accomplished by only 17 other districts in the nation
    • Offers acclaimed music, art, sports, and activity programs
    • 100% of our licensed teachers rated as highly-qualified in their subject areas; more than 60% have earned a master's degree or doctorate
    • Since 2010, students have averaged more than 10 million dollars in scholarship and award offers, for about 460 graduating seniors each year
    • High schools have the highest on-time graduation rate in the state of Colorado
    • More than 85% of our graduates each year plan to continue on to post-secondary education
    • On average, about 5% of our students join the military, including more than four D-38 students appointed each year to U.S. military academies