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 Mar. 1

Golden High School Trident - Student Digital Publication
Check out the Golden Weekly Scoop!
Watch the latest awesome GHS Demon News weekly announcements here:

 Strengthening our Jeffco Community through Mental Health and Wellness Event...

We are excited to share that the Mental Health and Wellness campaign for March is focused on Trusted Adults. We have included information below on our March community-based speaker.


Parenting is HARD: Build a More Positive and Connected Relationship with your Child or Teen


On Thursday, March 25, Nick Thompson, counselor, parent coach, and popular author of the podcast, “Perspectives for Parents,” spends time with Jeffco parents and caregivers simplifying problems that we all face. Two sessions will be offered:

  • Session A: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Session B: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Register Here. Contact - Margarita Balderrama

Tutoring for GHS

Link to Tutoring for GHS Students

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. 

AP Exam Info 

       GHS AP Exam Schedule

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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