Golden High School is located in the beautiful foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Golden, Colorado. GHS, founded in 1873, is the oldest school in Colorado with over 125 years of history.
Our Mission: We ensure learning and belonging for all students.

Office Hours

Office Staff (Remote) 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM, M-F
Please call  303.982.4200  or email with any questions  -   Masks are required when on school grounds.

Attendance Line - 303.982.4260
Please call the Attendance line to report all student absences and early releases, doctor notes can be emailed to Dana Hornecker at
Link to
Pre-Arranged Absence Form

Latest News & Information

Check out the latest G@G newsletter here: G@G Week of Jan. 25

Mark Your Calendars if you need Picture Retakes… If you missed pictures or wish to re-do them, retakes will be February 10th & 11th from 8:00am-12:05pm in the school library.  Feb. 10th – Cohort A and for Remote students with last names A-K. *Remote students need to check in at the front lobby

Feb. 11th -  Cohort B and for Remote students with last name L-Z. *Remote students need to check in at the front lobby
Make Your Voice Heard Survey

Make Your Voice Heard (MYVH) is a student survey that Jeffco Public Schools administer to students. MYVH has been given to Jeffco students for over a decade. MYVH is administered every other year to all Jeffco Schools students, but is available for schools to administer every year. MYVH is a survey designed to promote engagement in school, improves the school learning environment, and combats problems such as bullying. Golden High School will be giving students the survey in January-February 2021.  

More information about the survey is linked here - Make Your Voice Heard Survey

GHS Testing Schedule Spring 2021

*dates are subject to change pending COVID related adjustments

Spring 2021 Testing Schedule

Additional Information 

  • Make-up SAT: Tuesday, April 27th
  • Make up: PSAT 8/9: Wednesday, April 28th 
  • Make up PSAT 10: Thursday, April 29th 
  • Make up CMAS: Monday, April 19th - Friday, April 30th
  • Buses will pick up early on testing days. 
  • Students with accommodations will test longer. Release times vary per individual. In some situations a student with accommodations may be scheduled over multiple days. Please plan transportation accordingly. Please contact Christina Gese at or 303-982-6024 if you have questions about the timing for your student with accommodations. 
  • Lunch will be served each test day.


Important AP Exam Info

Bell schedules

In Person Hybrid Bell Schedule 2020-2021 Hybrid Bell Schedule
Regular 100% Remote Learning Bell Schedule 2020-2021

Updated Graduation REquirements

Updated Graduation Requirements starting in 2020-21 School Year

Jeffco students graduating in and after 2021 must meet or exceed the new graduation requirements:

  • accumulate a minimum of 23 credits in required courses AND
  • demonstrate their knowledge in English and math to show they are ready to pursue a career after high school. Visit the Jeffco Public School website for detailed information on demonstration of knowledge requirements.


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