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.


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 - Gina Rivas

Assistant 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 - April

4/1 and 4/15 - Student Council Meeting
4/2 and 4/9 - Choir
4/6, 4/7, 4/13, 4/14, 4/15 Volleyball Intramurals
4/6 - Growing & Changing Parent Meeting
4/7, 4/14, 4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28 - Running Club
4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27 - Lego Club
4/9 - 2nd Grade Musical
4/14 - Accountability Meeting
4/14, 4/21, 4/28 - Science Matters
4/16 - Choir Tour and Performance
4/22 - District Early Release Day
4/24 - 3rd Grade Wax Museum
4/28, 4/29, 4/30 - Spring Book Fair
4/29 and 4/30 - Flex Testing By Appointment - NO School
5/1 - Teacher Work Day - NO Students 


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.