Chipeta Elementary


Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students to meet the challenges of a global society.

We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, students and other members of our community. Our goal and responsibility is to help each student develop an enthusiasm for learning, a respect for self and others, and the skills to become a creative independent thinker and problem solver.


Important Information

Exciting news for D51 families!

If your kiddos are interested in participating in this year's book fair we're doing things a little differently.. See below for our online link to access the scholastic store!



COVID Daily Symptoms Tracker
Parents and guardians,

Please remember to fill out your students symptom tracker every morning before bringing them to school. Follow the link below to access the COVID daily tracker through our district 51 website. Click on student and login with your PARENTVUE information. If you are having trouble accessing with your parent vue info please contact the school. This will help keep our kids in class. Thank you!




Staff Information 


Assistant Principal

Jayme Chiaro

Scott Spoede

Secretary to the Principal

Cindy Winder

Attendance Secretary

Jessica Marquez

 Family Center Coordinator JenaRae Sandoval 

School Hours

There is NO SUPERVISION before 8:25 a.m.
  Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday, &Thursday

Grades K-5

  Gates Open at 8:25 a.m Tardy Bell Rings at 8:55 am 
  End 4:00 pm

Friday (Early Release)

  Start 8:55 am
  End 2:00 pm


Exercises Bodies and Brains
Free After School Program
@ Chipeta for K-2nd graders
With the generous support from the Colorado Health Foundation, students will participate in physical activities and games Monday Thursdays when school is in session, from Aug 31 - Dec 10 at their school. The program will run from dismissal to 5:45PM Monday-Thursday. Daily healthy snacks will be provided.

Sign up is first come, first served through
Students are expected to attend the majority of daily sessions during the semester. 
Students will only be released to authorized adults listed on the dashboard account during pick up, and parents must contact EUREKA! directly to allow their student to self-dismiss.


The Chipeta Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) needs your help!

 We are funding projects to improve the safety of our students, teachers, and staff during COVID. These project ideas came from Chipeta teachers and staff with the goal of supporting the safety of our school through cleaner indoor air and more outdoor learning time.

Chipeta PTO COVID Safety Fund

Health Office / Health office policies, procedures and health information

For the safety of our staff and students:

Please remember that all medications (over the counter, prescription, cough drops, cold sore ointments, ect.) need to be kept in the health office. Students may not carry them in their pockets or backpacks.

Hand sanitizer is provided by the school, at thi time students are not permitted to bring their own.

Please do not forget to complete your student’s symptom tracker every morning before 9 a.

If you have any questions let our health office know.

Thank you,

Jennifer Eckhart, R.N.

Kim McIntosh Hlth. Asst.

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