The Lewis-Palmer School District is situated at the north end of El Paso County, north of the United States Air Force Academy. Serving over 6000 students, the district encompasses Palmer Lake, Monument, Woodmoor and the northern part of the Black Forest area.
In addition to the core curriculum, all district schools offer programs to meet the unique learning needs of students who qualify for Special Education services, Gifted and Talented services, and for those students who speak languages other than English.
Indicators of student learning, as measured by state and national tests, confirm that District 38 ranks among the highest in the state. Our high school graduation rate is over 95%, and approximately 85% continue on to college.
The district provides bus transportation and a hot lunch program, and school-sponsored athletic programs are available for boys and girls at the middle and high school levels.
Please call (719) 488-4700 or explore our website for additional information.
DAAC and CPA Ballot Information Forums
DAAC and CPA will be hosting two ballot information forums where a panel will answer questions about the D38 November ballot questions. The panel will be made up of LPSD school board members, administrators, a security expert, and an architectural expert.
The forums will take place at 6:30 p.m. on September 13, 2018 (watch on YouTube), and October 11, 2018, in the Learning Center of the LPSD Administration Building. The forums will also be livestreamed on the LPSD YouTube channel.
Questions for the forums can be submitted via email in advance or during the forums at email@example.com or in person during the forums. For more information, please see the Ballot Forum Information flyer.
DAAC: District Accountability Advisory Committee
CPA: Committee for Political Action, a sub-committee that supports the DAAC purpose of community engagement
Please join LPSD and our community partners for a Wellness Expo on Monday, October 1. The event will be at Lewis-Palmer High School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and a dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Come learn about a variety of topics to support overall wellness and attend breakout sessions hosted by health and wellness professionals. For more information, see the Wellness Expo Flyer.
LPSD Employment Opportunities
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is looking for quality individuals to support immediate job openings for the following positions. More flexible, substitute positions are also available.
Food Service Workers,
Join a great team and support students. Work schedules align with your children's school calendar and open positions offer competitive wages and benefits. More information is available on LPSD's Personnel Services page. To apply for a specific position, visit LPSD's Job Listings.
GreatSchools College Success Award
Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School received the first-ever College Success Award. Launched by GreatSchools, the College Success Award recognizes and celebrates high schools that go beyond traditional measures of achievement to ensure that students are both college and career ready. Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School are two of 71 schools in Colorado to be honored with the award. Selection criteria is based on data that reflects how our schools prepare students to succeed after high school, including whether they enroll in college, are ready for college-level coursework when they get there, and persist into their second year. Learn more about the award and selection criteria in the College Success Awards report by GreatSchools.
LPSD Receives Financial Recognition
Early in May 2018, Lewis-Palmer School District received notification that the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International awarded the district with ASBO’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2017. According to ASBO, "This award represents a significant achievement and reflects your commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting."
Information Systems Security Update
LPSD actively secures and protects our information systems. In light of recent cybersecurity events involving schools around the nation, we want to remind our families of the deliberate actions LPSD employs to protect student data. More detailed information is available on LPSD's Data Privacy and Security page.
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. More information is available in Moody's Report.
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