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

  • 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 here.


     

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  • RFQ/P for Copier Services

    We are looking into copier providers. Please consider submitting a proposal packet. 

    Copier RFP


     

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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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  • Home School Enrichment Academy Open House Events

    Scheduled for May and August. See the flyer for dates, times, and additional details.


     

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  • FREE Medical and Dental Care
    The Ronald McDonald Care Unit has begun a new program of bringing their FREE Mobile Care Units directly to schools in El Paso County providing dental and medical services to all children under 21 years of age. These services will be at no cost to the families. The Unit will take insurance and Medicaid, but if for any reason Medicaid or private health insurance would deny the claim, then Peak Vista Community Health Centers will cover the cost and there will be no charge to the families. Parents will need to accompany children under 18 to the unit. 

    More information regarding services and dates here.

    English Forms

    Spanish Forms


     

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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. Detailed information available here.


     

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  • LPSD Receives CDE's Highest Ranking
     
    Lewis-Palmer School District once again received Accredited with Distinction and all LPSD schools received Performance ratings by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). These are the highest ratings available from the state.
     
    The District and School Performance Frameworks (DPF and SPFs) from the CDE are now finalized.
    You may access LPSD and D38 school frameworks here.
    The CDE provides an overview and information about these frameworks here.
     
    Additionally, three LPSD schools are John Irwin award recipients:           
    Prairie Winds Elementary                     
    Ray E. Kilmer Elementary, and      
    Lewis-Palmer High School. 

    This award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an Exceeds Expectations rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science. More information is available in Schoolview here

    If you want more information regarding LPSD and other Colorado districts' data, the CDE provides an online resource called DISH available here.
    DISH provides district and school level trend data in a variety of visual formats (graphs and charts) so that users can more easily see patterns. 
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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.

    Moody's Report


     

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Why Lewis-Palmer School District?

  • Accredited with Distinction Ribbon  

    We believe in local, national, and global stewardship to create strong citizens who will secure a better world. 
    This is WHY we educate.
     

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Administration Building Hours

  • Summer Hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Monday through Thursday

    Closed on Fridays during June and July

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