Producing Excellence

Shaffer Elementary is proud to once again be recognized as a  


At Shaffer Elementary it is our mission to create a culture of leadership, kindness and compassion and believe in the success and achievement of every child.

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Shaffer has been recognized as one of the 52 top public elementary schools by   

Schools were measured using the Colorado Growth Model standards from the Colorado Department of Education in reading, writing and math.  The growth model measures how well schools are helping their students meet or exceed expected skill levels at each grade level.  Only the top 15 percent in the total pool of 514 schools were proficient in ALL three subjects areas.  Shaffer was also recognized for showing exceptional  growth in reading.

Shaffer Preschool

Preschool Hours – AM class – 9:00 – 11:30

                         PM class – 12:45 – 3:15

      Phone – 303.982.3894


The term “Thinking Maps” and the graphic forms of the eight maps have registered trademarks.  They are used in this planner with permission from Thinking Maps, Inc. Thinking Maps:  A Language for Learning  (Hyerle and Yeager, 2007.)  Specific training is required before implementing Thinking Maps in the classroom.  

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Shaffer PTA

School Information

 Principal - Jeremy Brasher

Phone: 303-982-3901
Fax: 303-982-3899

Attendance Line (24 hour) 303-982-3889

Bulletin Board: 303-982-3900
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#2 Principal's Secretary
#3 Lunch Menu 
#4 District Announcements

School Hours

Kindergarten-5th Grade                  9:05-3:35
2 1/2 day Kindergarten                   Monday - 9:05-11:55
                                                             Tuesday & Thursday 9:05-3:35
Office Hours                                       7:30-4:05          


Upcoming Events - November

Young Rembrandts 11/9, 11/16, 11/30

Science Matters 11/10, 11/17

Area Choir Rehearsal -  11/10

Area Choir Festival - 11/11

Lego Club 11/13, 11/20

Leadership Council 11/11, 11/18

Paper Fashion Show 11/13

Report Cards go Home 11/13

3rd Grade in School Field Trip 11/17

PTA Meeting 11/17

Area Oral Interpretation Festival 11/18

1/2 Day Kinder Thanksgiving Feast 11/19

Full Day Kinder Thanksgiving feast 11/20

Hill to Clifford Still Museum 11/20

NO School - Teacher Comp Day 11/23

Thanksgiving Break 11/24-11/27 


Kindergarten Information Night will be Wednesday, Jan. 13th  from 6-7 p.m. in the school’s gym. Parents can also observe the Kindergarten classrooms on Thursday, Jan. 14th from 11:45 – 12:15pm.

Shaffer offers two Kindergarten options:

1.         Fee-based full-day program ($300 per month) from 9:05 a.m.-3:35 p.m. Monday through Friday.

2.         2 ½ day program on Mondays from 9:05-11:55 a.m. and full days on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:05 a.m.-3:35 p.m.

Kindergarten Registration runs January 19th  – January 25th . Birth certificate, immunization records and proof of residency are needed at the time of registration. Call 303-982-3901 with questions.