Long-Term Planning - April Community Open Houses
Lewis-Palmer School District, RTA Architects, Western Demographics, and the LPSD Facilities Planning Committee invite the community to join them at one of the upcoming Community Open Houses on April 10 or 12. Scenarios that address the Tri-Lakes area growth and its impact on schools will be presented. Community feedback is requested.
Both Open Houses are from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
April 10 - Palmer Ridge High School
April 12- Lewis-Palmer Elementary School
Previous Community Open House Information
Lewis-Palmer School District, RTA Architects, and Western Demographics hosted community open houses on February 13 and March 14 in order to provide opportunities for the community to hear demographic growth data about the Tri-Lakes area and its impact on Lewis-Palmer School District.
This past spring, Lewis-Palmer School District contracted with RTA Architects to provide long-range facilities planning and consultation services in light of the significant growth in the Tri-Lakes area. RTA recently completed a physical assessment of LPSD buildings and a demographic study. These open houses provided the opportunity for the public to hear these initial findings and provide feedback.
This is the PowerPoint presentation shared at both community open houses.
More information regarding the February 13 presentation is available here.
LPSD Finance Audit Results
Lewis-Palmer School District’s credit rating is again Aa2 which is above the nationwide school district median. Moody’s Investors Service, an independent credit rating agency, judged LPSD’s financial position as very strong exhibiting sound financial management.
Educator Effectiveness Metrics
On February 6 for the first time, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) will release a limited number of Educator Effectiveness Metrics that reflect teacher and principal ratings from the 2014-2015 school year. The department will report on only four metrics for teachers and four for principals. The publicly reported metrics will only show how teachers and principals are doing as a group at the school, district, and state level. Once published, the release will be available on CDE’s news release webpage, where you can also link to SchoolView to view state-, district-and school- level Educator Effectiveness Metrics data. Please note: the CDE's reporting of LPSD "not rated" data is incorrect. CDE is addressing this issue.
LPSD continues to be rated as Accredited with Distinction by the state of Colorado:
The CDE released PRELIMINARY DRAFTS of District and School Performance Frameworks (DPF and SPF) on Tuesday, October 4. This information may be accessed under the Assessment and Accountability Department page.
DELAYED START AND PLC DAYS
There will be five delayed start Wednesdays throughout the school year. During these Professional Learning Community (PLC) days, staff will work on differentiation and vertical alignment as well as address MTSS and other building specific goals, all with the focus of improving student learning and outcomes.
These are the 2016-2017 Delayed Start PLC dates: September 14, October 12, November 9, January 18, and February 8.
Please click here for the delayed start schedule.
For your convenience, students may be dropped off at LPMS on Delayed Start PLC Days at 8:30 a.m. Please note that this is ONLY for scheduled PLC Delayed start days; it will not apply to weather related delays.
Our school, in partnership with community and family, values and educates the whole child in a culture that is supportive and safe. As a community of learners, we provide a challenging and engaging environment that meets the unique learning needs of all students by exploring their passion for life-long learning and becoming responsible contributors to our ever-changing world.
Main Office: 7:00 to 3:30 (M-R) to 3:00 (F)
Class Time: 7:23 to 2:34
Unless otherwise stated, all hours are Monday through Friday.