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Mountain View Elementary School

Principal: Jill Hooper

Address: 10095 Lexington Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920

Phone: 719-234-4800

​School Hours: 8:35 - 3:35

Office Hours: 8:00 - 4:00

Enrollment: 595


 

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Mission Statement

 
 

 Mountain View Elementary, a school of innovative learning and technology, cultivates and empowers each diverse learner in a safe and nurturing environment through transformational and relevant education to become compassionate, globally-minded citizens who strive to continually grow their knowledge, skills, and character while creating a better world, today and in the future

​ ​Objectives

  • 100% of students will meet or exceed English Language Arts (ELA) State Standards as measured by a body of evidence.
  • All 21st century learners will use relevant tools to personalize their education and grow their knowledge, skills, and character.

Tactics

  • We will develop the personal well-being of each student.
  • We will teach students the requisite knowledge and skills to be successful 21st century learners.
  • We will collaboratively identify and utilize common best practices school-wide to maximize student learning.

History
 

 Mountain View Elementary, one of the oldest continually operating elementary schools in Academy School District 20, was built in 1965 on the northern edge of Colorado Springs. Through the years, it was added on to, most recently in 1974. Those years saw explosive growth on the northern edge of Colorado Springs, resulting in the construction of a new elementary school, Antelope Trails, in 1992. The resulting shift in the population served by Mountain View caused the district to reopen the school that same year as District 20's first magnet school - an elementary magnet for technology. With a new administration, new staff, and state-of-the-art equipment, Mountain View Elementary attracted students from throughout the school district.

 

Continued growth in the area served by Mountain View, particularly in the Pine Creek neighborhood, stretched the existing facility beyond its capacity, resulting in the design and construction of a new facility in 2003, moving the school in its entirety in December of that year.

 

Mountain View Elementary continues to strive to realize its vision through the education of the whole child, innovative integration of technology, and through providing a challenging curriculum to all of the students it serves.​