Lewis-Palmer School District 38

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District Overview

  • Administration Building 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.

District Announcements

  • LPSD Curriculum Adoption - Public Review

    Lewis-Palmer School District #38 follows Board Policy IJ for the selection of core instructional programs selected to be used for whole class within the district’s schools.  

    Core instructional programs, including digital and print text, and web-based programs, shall be available for inspection by students’ parents/guardians for a two-week period in a public setting.  The community may access, review, and comment on the core instructional programs and books that are being considered during this period. 

    From October 22 through November 2, 2018, the recommended  K - 3 science instructional resources and materials will be available for public review and comment.  Materials will be available Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Lewis-Palmer School District #38 Administration Building, 146 Jefferson Street, Monument, CO 80132


     

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  • DAAC and CPA Ballot Information Forums

    DAAC and CPA hosted two ballot information forums where a panel answered questions about the D38 November ballot questions. The panel was made up of LPSD school board members, administrators, a security expert, and an architectural expert.

     

    The forums took place on September 13, 2018 and October 11, 2018 (watch on YouTube), in the Learning Center of the LPSD Administration Building.

     

    We apologize for the technical difficulties evident in the October 11, 2018 forum recording.  The last few minutes of the event did not record.

     

    More information regarding the D38 MLO (4A) and Bond (4B) ballot measures

     

    DAAC: District Accountability Advisory Committee
    CPA: Committee for Political Action, a sub-committee that supports the DAAC purpose of community engagement


     

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  • 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). This information may be accessed under the Assessment and Accountability Department page.


     

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  • Free Math Tutoring at the Monument Library

    Mondays from 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. starting September 10, 2018. See the After Math flyer for details.


     

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  • LPSD Employment Opportunities

    LPSD Job Openings Annoucement

     

    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.

     

    Bus Drivers,

     

    Food Service Workers,

     

    Custodians,

     

    Paraprofessionals,

     

    Substitute Teachers.

     

    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.


     

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  • GreatSchools College Success Award

    Great Schools 2018 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.


     

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  • 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."

    ASBO Certificate of Excellence

    ASBO Announcement


     

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  • 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.


     

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  • 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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