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Haxtun is a wonderful rural community in northeast Colorado with a population of just under 1,000.

Local businesses include a hospital, medical clinic, nursing home, coffee shop, restaurant, welding shops,
and a BOCES location. Farming and ranching are primary drivers of the local economy. With a sense of
pride in the school and community, amenities include a 9-hole golf course, park with walking path,
playground, basketball/pickle ball court, and new outdoor swimming pool.

The Haxtun School District has enrollment at approximately 341 students in PK-12. The district offers a
four-day week and students are off most Mondays. Staff and students are fortunate to be in a smaller
than average class size. . Most of the Haxtun School District’s employees reside within the district. The
Haxtun community rallies around its youth to help them succeed.

The Haxtun School District is seeking a Superintendent. The Board would like to have the successful
candidate assume this role on July 1, 2024.

The ideal candidate would be:

  • Effective in communication to staff, the Board and to the community on the District’s goals and path forward
  • A leader who is willing to listen and values staff and students
  • Honest, trusted, visible to the community and willing to build relationships
  • Knowledgeable about school finance and rural education; has a heart for students and business acumen
  • A visionary and can continue the implementation of the Strategic Plan
  • Willing to support teachers in professional development and raise academic standards

The BOE encourages qualified individuals to apply at


Search Timeline

Applications Close on April 8, 2024

Finalist Selected on April 23, 2024

Meet & Greet Candidates on May 13, 2024

Candidate Interviews on May 14, 2024

Selection Made on May 14, 2024