School Hours & Policies

    School hours and the Lunch/Recess schedule are listed here.

    ​All School Policies can be found in the Student/Parent Handbook.

    School Hours

    The school office is open from 7:30am until 3:30pm.

    • Grades 1-5:            8:00a.m.* - 2:30p.m.
    • Kindergarten AM:  8:00a.m.* - 10:45a.m.
    • Kindergarten PM:  11:45a.m. - 2:30p.m.
    • Preschool AM:        8:00a.m.* - 10:45a.m. (Tuesday-Friday)
    • Preschool PM:        11:45a.m. - 2:30p.m. (Tuesday-Friday)

     

    * School begins promptly at 8:00 a.m. Students can enter the school starting at 7:55 a.m.  The front door and back door (for bussed students) are opened at this time.  
     

    Lunch/Recess Schedule

    Depending on the grade, students have 20-30 minutes in cafeteria.  No lunch is available for Preschool students.  Lunch is only available for Kindergarten students enrolled in the Kindergarten Enrichment (KE) program. 

    • Kindergarten (KE):  11:00a.m. - 11:30a.m.
    • 1st Grade:       11:00a.m. - 11:40a.m.
    • 2nd Grade:      11:05a.m. - 11:45a.m.
    • 3rd Grade:       11:45a.m. - 12:25p.m.*
    • 4th Grade:       11:45a.m. - 12:25p.m.*
    • 5th Grade:       11:45a.m. - 12:25p.m.*
    • ILC:                   11:30a.m. - 12:10p.m.

     

    *Recess is BEFORE lunch for ALL students except afternoon kindergarten and students in the ILC.  Recess is at least 15 minutes long and 3rd/4th/5th graders have an option of up to 10 minutes extra.  If more recess time in chosen, the student's lunch still starts up to 10 minutes later and he/she will have up to 10 minutes less time to eat.

     Attendance & Arrival At School

    Children may begin arriving at school 7:50 a.m.  Early arrival, prior to 7:50 a.m., is discouraged except in unusual circumstances, in which case special arrangements for supervision must be made with the principal or teacher prior to the child’s arrival. There is no adult supervision of students before 7:50 a.m. or after 2:40 p.m.
     
    Students can enter the school starting at 7:55 a.m.  The front door and back door (for bussed students) are opened at this time.  During severe weather, when school is in session, children will be admitted to the cafeteria upon arrival and supervised until the bell rings.​​ 
     

    Tardy Policy

    School begins promptly at 8:00 a.m.  Please help your student to arrive at school on time as late students disrupt the learning environment.  Please view the Student/Parent Handbook-Attendance Section for more details and information.
     
     

    Attendance Procedures

    ​Regular attendance is an essential part of a student’s education.  Students are expected to be in attendance every school day as required by Colorado state law and district policy.

    If your student is absent, please notify the school office by 8:00 a.m.  Notification can be done by leaving a message on the 24-hour attendance line (720-561-6903) or filling out the Online Absence Form. 
     
    Please view the Student/Parent Handbook-Attendance Section for more details and information including the definition of excused and unexcused absences. 

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