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.




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COVID19ParentVUE - San Marcos Unified

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

Jayme Chiaro Principal

Scott Spoede Assistant Principal 

Cindy Winder Principals Secretary

Jessica Marquez Attendance Secretary

Julie Schreiner School Counselor

JenaRae Sandoval Family Center Coordinator 

School Hours

There is NO supervision before 8:25am


Gate opens @ 8:25 am

1st bell rings at 8:50am

Tardy bell rings at 8:55am

School ends at 4pm


Early release @ 2pm

Check out or recently updated newsletter for MAY!!



Art Heritage Program - Mesa County Valley School District 51

Chipeta Elem. is welcoming back art heritage volunteers this year to teach art lessons in the classroom to our students.
For more information about what art heritage is please visit the d51 site @
If you or somebody you know is interested please reach out to our family center and volunteer coordinator Ms. Sandoval @ for more information.

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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