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 – 9:15 – 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.  

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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 - October

Lacrosse - 10/1, 10/8 and 10/15

Lego Club - 10/2 and 10/9

Talent Show Rehearsals - 10/5 through 10/7

Track Practice at SRMS 10/5 and 10/7

3rd Grade (Juran/Gough)  Field Trip to Denver 10/7

3rd Grade (Wall/Kuzava) Field Trip to Denver 10/8

Heartland Heroes Presentation - 10/9

Track Meeting before School 10/12

CogAT Testing Window 10/12 through  10/15

Lions invitational Track Meet - 10/13

PIES Meeting - 10/13

Coffee with the Principal - 10/14

2nd Grade in school Field Trip - 10/15

NO School - conferences by appointment 10/19

District Early Release Day - 10/21

Conferences by Appointment - 10/21

PTA Spirit Night at Freddy's - 10/22

Fall Book Fair - 10/19 through 10/23

Shaffer Haunted Island - 10/26 through 10/29

Day in Denver Parent Meeting 10/27

Monster Mash - 10/29

Halloween/Costume Parties - 10/30 


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

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.