District Announcements

  • High School Graduations
    Both the Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School student-only graduations will be livestreamed and viewable at lewispalmer.org/graduations. The PRHS ceremony is Thursday, June 11, at 9:00 a.m. The LPHS ceremony is Friday, June 12, at 9:00 a.m.

    D38 is proud of our Class of 2020!


     

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  • Back-to-School ThoughtExchange Results
    You may access the interactive results of our back-to-school ThoughtExchange here. This exchange asked the question, “What are your thoughts and questions about returning to school in August, and how can we best support each other as a community?” 


     

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  • 2020 Online Summer School Registration

    Registration for LPSD 2020 Online Summer School is open. Please complete this form to register for summer school.

    The deadline to register is May 26 at 2:00 p.m.


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  • LPSD receives 2020 Best Communities for Music Education award 

    Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is the recipient of a 2020 Best Communities for Music Education award from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education part of a well-rounded education.  Designations are made to districts and schools that demonstrate an exceptionally high commitment and access to music education.

    2020 LPSD Award


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  • D38 COVID-19 Resources page

    For information and D38 communications regarding COVID-19, please click here. For additional resources and information for families, please scroll down to "Wellness and Family Resources."


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  • Community Collaboration Events

    Thank you to the approximately 200 stakeholders including parents, grandparents, alumni, staff, students, business owners, and community members who showed up at the 10 Community Collaboration Events that D38 hosted in January and February and discussed the next steps for D38. 

    Find all the data resulting from these events at lewispalmer.org/communitycollaboration.


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  • 2019-2020 School Year Calendar Update

    The Lewis-Palmer School District Board of Education approved school year calendars during the January meeting. By selecting Calendar on our district and school websites, you may view the following changes:

    • 2019-2020 District School Year Calendar with the following changes to account for excessive snow days so far this year:

      • April 10, 2020, changed to a school day for all K-12 students

      • May 8, 2020, changed to a school day for all K-12 students

    The 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 were also approved and are available under the Calendar tab.


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  • Join the D38 Transportation Department

    Would you like a rewarding job with a flexible schedule and paid training? The D38 Transportation Department is hiring bus drivers to support daily routes, field trips, and fun activities throughout the school year.

    Apply for an interview today!

    LPSD Bus


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  • Tri-Lakes Women's Club awards grants to LPSD

    The Tri-Lakes Women's Club awarded nearly $25,000 in grants to schools and programs throughout LPSD. The award recipients are Kilmer Innovation Team, Art Ceramics Program, Peer Tutoring Center, BCES Preschool Toys, PLES GT Garden, LPHS Band Chairs, and the Adapted Swim Program. 

    Thank you, Tri-Lakes Women's Club, for making a difference in our schools and the community. 

    TLWC Grant recipients


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  • LPSD Ranked Third Best School District in Colorado 

    LPSD Ranked Third District

    Among the Best School Districts in Colorado of 2019, Lewis-Palmer School District 38 was ranked third in a list of 25 districts, as reported by the Denver Business Journal. The Denver Business Journal reported this information based on comprehensive research done by Niche.

    Some of the factors and methodology used in compiling this list included academics, teachers, culture and diversity, parent/student surveys, health and safety, sports, and more. 

    The 2019 Best School Districts ranking is based on analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with college data, test scores, and ratings from Niche users.




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  • 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. 


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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 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. 


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