Prairie Winds Elementary School

Lewis-Palmer School District #38

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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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  • CANCELED D38  Deliberates: May 24
    The May 24 D38 Deliberates has been canceled due to low RSVP numbers.


     

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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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  • Board of Education Vacancy

    At the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Education on April 19, 2018, the four school board members in attendance unanimously accepted the resignation of Sarah Sampayo, Director District 2.  The Board took formal action at the May 3, 2018, Special Meeting to announce this vacancy.

    Details regarding the application process to fill the Director District 2 vacancy can be found here.  


     

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  • False Advertising
    A company called Sports Media Advertising is representing itself as a fundraising organization working with our schools. This company is NOT associated with LPSD38 in any way. 

    If you get calls or requests regarding supporting an LPSD school, please call the school to confirm that the organization is actually working with the school.

    Please share this information.


     

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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.

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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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  • John Irwin School of Excellence Ribbon

    Prairie Winds Elementary School

    "You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives."
    - Clay P. Bedford

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School Hours

  • Main Office: 8:00 to 4:15
    Class Time: 8:50 to 3:45
    Kindergarten (1/2 Day): 8:50 to 12:00

    Unless otherwise stated, all hours are Monday through Friday.

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