Remington Elementary School

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Remington Elementary School
District Falcon School District 49
Zone Sand Creek Zone
Coordinates 38° 52' 41.9376", -104° 41' 58.866"
Address 2825 Pony Tracks Drive
City Colorado Springs
State Colorado
Phone 719-495-5266
School Information
Type elementary school
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Established
Principal Mark Brown
Asst. Principal Suzy Ancell
Grades preK-5
Enrollment 571 (2013-2014)
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Website http://remington.d49.org


Opening its doors in 1996, the Remington Elementary School community is dedicated to cultivating the uniqueness of each child to reach their fullest potential by providing an equitable and inclusive atmosphere. The school, located in Sand Creek Zone at 2825 Pony Tracks Drive in Colorado Springs, takes pride in the culture its built over the years, which is based on communication, collaboration and respect for all students, parents and staff. It's a professional learning community. Administration and grade level teams meet weekly to analyze data, to discuss student achievement and needs, and to ensure educators are meeting the goals of its unified improvement plan. Remington Elementary School has consistently scored "high" in overall performance on the Colorado Department of Education school accountability report, showing academic achievement is a high priority.[1]

Curricula[edit]

Remington Elementary School is a positive behavior support school in which educators are focused on recognizing students both behaviorally and academically. They believe students strive to do their best when they are in an environment where they feel safe and supported. The motto is "To be Respectful, Responsible and Safe; Remington Mustangs are First in Pride!"

Extracurricular[edit]

The school offers the Landsharks cross country and track program, in addition to third-fifth grade girls and boys basketball. Students may also become active in Battle of the Books, third-fifth grade choir, Boy and Girl Scouts, and arts and crafts. Or, students might try a chess club, cooking club, science club or fifth grade drama club.

Community[edit]

The school's Parent-Teacher Association plays a vital role in the success of student achievement and culture. It's dedicated to the School Accountability Committee, School Wellness Committee, as well as organizing fundraisers, fall fun fairs and many other family events -- always putting the monies earned back into the classrooms for education. As a school, educators are actively involved in community service projects, such as the Harvest of Love Food Drive, Pennies for Patients and Santa Toy Drive.

References[edit]

  1. "Enrollment Guide 2014-2015." D49.org. Falcon School District 49, 7 Mar 2014. Web. 7 Mar 2014. <http://d49.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/2198345/File/Central%20Enrollment/2014Enrollmentguide.pdf>.