Shaffer Elementary is proud to once again be recognized as a  


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

Shaffer Community Points of Pride

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.

2015-2016 Supply Lists

Coming in the fall Shaffer Preschool

Preschool Hours – AM class – 9:15 – 11:45

                         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.  

Click on the Thinking Maps image to learn more!

Shaffer Super News!!

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
#1 Attendance
#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 - August

August 13th - Packet Day, 2:30 – 6pm in the gym

Opportunity to pay fees, get your questions answered, sign up for volunteer opportunities through PTA, explore everything Shaffer has to offer: The Leader in Me info, Pre-School and Before & After School sign up, Foreign Language, Science Matters, Young Rembrandts, Outdoor Lab, Girl/Boy Scouts, bus schedules, etc…

August 14th - Meet and Greet, 3:30 – 5pm. Class lists will be emailed and posted on office windows. Drop off school supplies and meet your teacher!

August 17th – First Day of School, 9:05am – 3:35pm


Kindergarten Information for 2015-16

Full Day Kindergarten:  9:05am – 3:35pm  Mon. – Fri. ($300.00/month)

2 ½ day Program: Mon. 9:05am – 11:55am, Full day on Tuesdays and Thursdays

 Three things you will need to bring when you come in to register your child:

·         Birth certificate

·         Immunization Records

·         Proof of residency (current house contract, deed, lease agreement or bill mailed to the home)

Choice Enrollment: First Round Choice Enrollment is now closed. Second Round begins Feb. 13 – August 31, 2015. Forms are available on the Jeffco Schools Home Page or go to: www.jeffcopublicschools.org/enrollment/index.