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ESSER III Community Survey
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 will be applying for ESSER III funding in the amount of $2.7 million, made available through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) program. Funds are intended to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on students. ESSER funding must be used to meet needs that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic.
We would like to ask you to complete a short survey as district stakeholders. Tap here to complete survey.
LPSD is hiring!
If you are searching for a rewarding, meaningful career in education, LPSD is hiring for multiple positions! Some of the open positions include athletic coaches, custodians, bus drivers, teachers, nutritional services, groundskeepers, paras, attendance clerks, and more. Join our team today!
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LPSD receives 2021 Best Communities for Music Education award
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 has received a "Best Communities for Music Education" award from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation for the third year in a row. This award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students, and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education. D38 is one of three Colorado districts to receive this distinction. This is a true testament to our music educators and students!
Grace Best Facility Master Plan Updates
In January, D38 invited our families and community to participate on a Steering Committee to develop a Facility Master Plan (FMP) for Grace Best. We are moving forward with this work. The most current updates will be available at lewispalmer.org/gracebestplan.
LP and PR ranked as top high schools in Colorado
Lewis-Palmer and Palmer Ridge high schools were ranked as top high schools in Colorado by the U.S. News and World Report. Both schools were also ranked at the national level. Thank you, PRHS and LPHS staff and students, for your continued commitment to excellence!
D38 Receives Financial Award 2020
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 has again received the ASBO Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting award for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ending in June 2019. This award represents D38's commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting. Thank you to the D38 Financial Team for continued excellence!
ASBO Certificate and Announcement
LPSD Tied for Region's Highest Graduation Rate
Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is one of two districts with the highest graduation rate in the region, according to the Colorado Department of Education. This year's percentage increased to 95.5, a jump from last year's 95.4 percent.
Lewis-Palmer and Palmer Ridge high schools were also in the top three schools with the highest graduation rates in the Pikes Peak Region, as reported by the Gazette. Graduation rates have increased to 80.7 percent statewide, according to the CDE.
Lewis-Palmer District 38 tied with Calhan RJ-1 for highest graduation rate in the region.
LPSD Receives CDE's Highest RankingLewis-Palmer School District once again received Accredited with Distinction and all LPSD schools received Performance ratings b
y 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 and the LPSD and D38 school frameworks can be accessed on LPSD's Assessment and Accountability page.Additionally, two LPSD schools are John Irwin award recipients:
- Prairie Winds Elementary
- Lewis-Palmer Elementary
This John Irwin 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. More information regarding LPSD and other Colorado districts' data is available through the CDE's online resource District Dashboard. The District Dashboard provides district and school level trend data in a variety of visual formats (graphs and charts) so that users can more easily see patterns.
Why Lewis-Palmer School District 38?
Lewis-Palmer School District is a partnership of parents, the community, and educators that aspires to prepare our students to be successful learners, productive citizens, and caring contributors to society. LPSD seeks to develop each student's talents in a safe, nurturing environment and to inspire a life-long love of learning.
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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