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Welcome to Arapahoe Ridge Elementary

Arapahoe Ridge Elementary opened its doors in 1998, founded on professional development and collaboration to reflect and fine-tune instruction to help students of all levels. Today, our skillful and warm-hearted staff continues to meet weekly for professional development training along with constant conversation and collaboration within and across multiple grade levels.
Our entire school shares pride in our vision:  Arapahoe Ridge joyfully engages all learners to be critical thinkers who are empowered to reach their highest potential.

With this scope, we will collectively help your child succeed in a learning environment that is encouraging, safe, and engaging.  Our staff is dedicated to using best practices to help every student create a deeper love of learning while developing their emotional, social, and academic growth. We look forward to working closely with you throughout the school year so your child has an excellent experience in elementary school.


Did You Know
• On average, our highly trained staff members have taught for 10 years or more and 1/3 of our teachers have been at Arapahoe Ridge for more than ten years.  60% of our teachers hold Master’s Degrees.
• We have received multiple recognitions for our outstanding academic growth on State assessments. Most recently, we earned the Governor’s Award for Distinguished Improvement in 2016.
• More than 200 students participate in various after-school activities including drama club, choir, student leadership, peer mediators, art club, book club, and a school newspaper club.
• We have an active Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) which coordinates several school-wide community events, including a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event, Muffins with Mom, Donuts with Dad  and a Carnival. PTO also plays an active role in fundraising for our school.
• Our school hosts an annual Fun Fun and  Celebration of Learning  which showcases our students’ academic highlights and growth.
• According to a parent of two A.R.E. students, “We couldn’t be happier with Arapahoe Ridge, our local, public school.  It’s an established school with a great community and experienced, knowledgeable staff.  Our kids love going to school!”

At Arapahoe Ridge we believe in the African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”  We are humbled to be the “village” that shares an excitement for learning with your children.

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Contact

Address13095 Pecos Street
Westminster, CO
Office Phone720-972-5740
Attendance720-972-5758
Fax Number720-972-5759
Office Hours7:00am - 3:00pm
School Hours7:30am - 2:30pm
Early Release
(Wednesday)
7:30am - 1:15pm

Upcoming Events

Office Reopens for New School Year

Office Reopens for New School Year

Date & Time: Thu, 08/01/2019 - 8:00am

The office will reopen for the new school year at 8:00 am.  We will be accepting registrations for new students.  You may download the registration packet on the district website at adams12.org.

08/01/2019 - 8:00am
Aug 1

Back to School Night

Back to School Night

Date & Time: Mon, 08/12/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Welcome back to school!  Class lists will be posted at 4 pm.  The doors will be open from 4-6 pm, so bring your school supplies and come meet your new teacher!

08/12/2019 - 4:00pm
Aug 12

Kindergarten Orientation

Kindergarten Orientation

Date & Time: Mon, 08/12/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

A huge welcome to our new Kindergarten students!  Join us on Back to School Night!  

4:00 - 5:00 PM - Meet your new teacher, drop off your school supplies and see your classroom and school.

5:00 - 6:00 PM - Stay for an orientation session with your child's teacher to learn all about kindergarten at Arapahoe Ridge.

08/12/2019 - 4:00pm
Aug 12

Back to School Bash at Frolic

Back to School Bash at Frolic

Date & Time: Tue, 08/13/2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm

PTO invites you to a Back to School Bash to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.  Come to Frolic, on 128th & Zuni, from 4-7 PM to catch up with old friends and meet some new ones.  We hope to see you there!

08/13/2019 - 4:00pm
Aug 13

First Day of School Kdg - 5th Grade

First Day of School Kdg - 5th Grade

Date & Time: Wed, 08/14/2019 (All day)

Welcome Back!  School will be dismissed at 1:15 PM.  (Early Release every Wednesday)

08/14/2019 (All day)
Aug 14

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