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Gifted & Talented

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All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners. Each of our schools provides programming for high-ability learners through a variety of programing practices, including curriculum compacting, content acceleration, and flexible and cluster grouping. For students whose needs are more intensive than can be met in the traditional classroom setting, the District offers the center-based Discovery Program.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to your teachers or principal. For families new to our district, we encourage you to explore the Gifted & Talented pages on the DCSD website https://www.dcsdk12.org/gifted-and-talented.

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English Language Development

You have indicated that your student may require a school that offers a English Language Development program.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners. English learners are served through a variety of programming options based on their individual learning needs. Practices include collaboration, coaching, co-teaching, and direct English language development and content instruction.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to your teachers or principal. For families new to our district, we encourage you to explore the English Language Development pages on the DCSD website https://www.dcsdk12.org/English-Language-Development.

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Literacy InterventionLiteracy Intervention

You have indicated that your student may require literacy support.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to their teachers or principal.

You can learn more about DCSD’s Literacy Intervention programming by visiting https://www.dcsdk12.org/educational-programming-and-services/literacy-in....

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Special Education

You have indicated that your student may require a school that offers special education services.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners, including those who have Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a 504 plans.

Universal and targeted special education support and services are delivered at all school sites within the framework of moderate needs support and itinerant services. Itinerant services include mental health, speech-language, behavior support team, autism assessment and training team, occupational therapy, physical therapy, assistive technology, vision, deaf hard of hearing, and audiology.

Consistent with our mission of empowering all students to achieve world-class outcomes by providing specialized instruction & services, the Special Education Department also provides an intensive level of support in center-based programs for students who experience significant support needs, serious emotional disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing, and autism. Center-based programming is designed to enable students to build the skills required to access and make progress in the general curriculum/environment to the fullest extent possible.

If you believe your student may require additional support, begin by speaking to a teacher or principal.

You can learn more about DCSD’s Special Education department by visiting https://www.dcsdk12.org/special-education.

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Gifted & Talented

You have indicated that your student may require a school that offers gifted & talented programming.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners. Each of our schools provides programming for high-ability learners through a variety of programing practices, including curriculum compacting, content acceleration, and flexible and cluster grouping. For students whose needs are more intensive than can be met in the traditional classroom setting, the District offers the center-based Discovery Program.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to your teachers or principal. For families new to our district, we encourage you to explore the Gifted & Talented pages on the DCSD website https://www.dcsdk12.org/gifted-and-talented.

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English Language Development

You have indicated that your student may require a school that offers a English Language Development program.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners. English learners are served through a variety of programming options based on their individual learning needs. Practices include collaboration, coaching, co-teaching, and direct English language development and content instruction.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to your teachers or principal. For families new to our district, we encourage you to explore the English Language Development pages on the DCSD website https://www.dcsdk12.org/English-Language-Development.

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Literacy InterventionLiteracy Intervention

You have indicated that your student may require literacy support.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners.

We encourage parents to begin by talking to their teachers or principal.

You can learn more about DCSD’s Literacy Intervention programming by visiting https://www.dcsdk12.org/educational-programming-and-services/literacy-in....

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Special Education

You have indicated that your student may require a school that offers special education services.

All DCSD Schools personalize learning to meet the needs of a full continuum of learners, including those who have Individualized Education Program (IEP) or a 504 plans.

Universal and targeted special education support and services are delivered at all school sites within the framework of moderate needs support and itinerant services. Itinerant services include mental health, speech-language, behavior support team, autism assessment and training team, occupational therapy, physical therapy, assistive technology, vision, deaf hard of hearing, and audiology.

Consistent with our mission of empowering all students to achieve world-class outcomes by providing specialized instruction & services, the Special Education Department also provides an intensive level of support in center-based programs for students who experience significant support needs, serious emotional disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing, and autism. Center-based programming is designed to enable students to build the skills required to access and make progress in the general curriculum/environment to the fullest extent possible.

If you believe your student may require additional support, begin by speaking to a teacher or principal.

You can learn more about DCSD’s Special Education department by visiting https://www.dcsdk12.org/special-education.

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Eagle Ridge Elementary School

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Eagle Ridge is a school dedicated to supporting every student in achieving their personal and academical goals. We believe that through student leadership, we are able to create a learning environment that meets the diverse needs of our children. Through our student leadership development we have seen our students soar and make a positive difference in the lives of our community.

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School at a Glance
Strand: 
Leader In Me
Project Based Learning
Home of the: 
Eagles
Attendance Line: 
(303) 387-7075
Principal: Doug Humphreys
Calendar: Conventional
8:35am - 3:30pm
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School At A Glance

7716 Timberline Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
United States
Phone: (303)387-7075
Fax: (303)387-7076
Principal Name: Doug Humphreys
Mascot: Eagles
Strand: Leader In Me, Strand: Project Based Learning
School Start Time: 8:35am
School End Time: 3:30pm

School Life

School Size: 
Large
Neighborhood Feeder
Open Enrollment Status: Limited
School Amenities and Building Resources
School Amenities
Garden
Our school garden is organized and harvested by our student garden team.
Tech Lab
We have an amazing tech lab featuring Apple Mac books , iPads and chrome books. Our students can use the lab to create and enhance learning. The students are learning coding and robotics throughout the year. Eagle Ridge is 1 to 1 with each child being provided an iPad or chrome book to enhance their educational development.
Resources
School Outdoor Ed
Outdoor Ed Location: 
Douglas County Outdoor Education Center
Full-Day Kindergarten
Student Wellness
District-Level: Prevention & School Culture
Staff Development
Bullying Prevention Training
Our students are training in Second Step. This is an anti-bullying program taught in all grade levels.
Retreats
Empowerment Day Retreat
Our 5th and 6th grade girls have participated in this retreat for the past two years. It has been a powerful day for our girls and school community.
Sustainability
Bike/Walk/Ride to School
Quick Facts
School Type: 
The Eagle Ridge Community is committed to developing lifelong learners leading through creativity, communication critical thinking and collaboration.
Calendar: Conventional
8:35am - 3:30pm
Time Allotment
Lunch: 
40 minutes for lunch and recess
Our students attend lunch by grade levels. We provide 20 minutes for lunch and 20 minutes for recess. Students are allowed to spend the full 40 minutes eating their lunch, if needed.
Recess: 
Grades K-3
Students K-3 have morning and/or afternoon recess outside on our playground. The students are monitored by our trained staff.
Information Technology
Our school is close to achieving our one to one technology goal. We will be one to one by the beginning of this school year (2015-2016).
Personally Owned Devices Allowed
We allow students to use personally owned devices for learning opportunities within the classroom.
Support Staff
Mentor Teacher
Psychologist
Social Worker

Support Services

Before & After School (BASE)
BASE
Eagle Care opens at 6:30 a.m. until school starts for the morning and goes from 3:30 until 6:00.
BASE Kindergarten Enrichment
Eagle Care offers Kindergarten enrichment for students that are not in the full-day kindergarten program. Please go to our base program site for more information about content and pricing.
Nutrition Services
Nutritional Services: 
Nutritional Services: 
Weight: 
3
Nutritional Services: 
Weight: 
3
Transportation
Transportation
Transportation is available to families that live in specific areas. Please contact the Eagle Ridge main office for your specific area.

Personalized Learning

Meeting the Unique Needs of All Learners

The Douglas County School District is dedicated to serving a full continuum of learners, where students feel safe, valued and connected in order to reach their highest potential.

English Language Development

ESL specialists and content teachers make instructional decisions to ensure that English Language development and content learning occurs throughout the school day.

Gifted and Talented

Gifted education contact will collaborate and/or consult with classroom teachers to appropriately extend the content for identified gifted learners.

Literacy Intervention

Content teachers and literacy interventionists collaborate to provide specialized reading and writing support.

Health Services

Providing for the needs of students with an emphasis on those with health challenges, so that all students have an equal opportunity to excel.

In a multi-tiered system of support, Health Services provides:

  • Medical training and support to school personnel
  • Prevention efforts for communicable diseases
  • Advocacy for students with health concerns
  • Implementation of accommodations so students can focus on learning, including case management for students with intensive care needs

School nurses are healthcare connectors who keep students in classrooms, ready to learn.

Special Education

Universal and targeted special education support and services are delivered at all school sites within the framework of moderate needs support and itinerant services. Itinerant services include mental health, speech-language, behavior support team, autism assessment and training team, occupational therapy, physical therapy, assistive technology, vision, deaf hard of hearing, and audiology.

Consistent with our mission of empowering all students to achieve world-class outcomes by providing specialized instruction & services, the Special Education Department also provides an intensive level of support in center-based programs for students who experience significant support needs, serious emotional disabilities, deaf and hard of hearing, and autism. Center-based programming is designed to enable students to build the skills required to access and make progress in the general curriculum/environment to the fullest extent possible.

Personalized Learning
Center-Based Special Ed Program

School Performance

State Testing
Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP)

Math

Third grade: 88% Proficient and Advanced

Fourth grade: 89% Proficient and Advanced

Fifth grade: 78% Proficient and Advanced

Sixth grade: 81% Proficient and Advanced

Reading

Third grade: 83% Proficient and Advanced

Fourth grade: 84% Proficient and Advanced

Fifth grade: 88% Proficient and Advanced

Sixth grade: 93% Proficient and Advanced

Writing

Third grade: 73% Proficient and Advanced

Fourth grade: 68% Proficient and Advanced

Fifth grade: 75% Proficient and Advanced

Sixth grade: 81% Proficient and Advanced

Parent Involvement

ERE is lucky to have strong parent support through our volunteer program. Families have the opportunity to support the school in any area of their strengths or comfort level.
School Accountability Committee
The purpose of the School Accountability Committee (SAC) is to inform, encourage and provide opportunities for parents and community members to be involved in the planning and evaluation of the school's instructional program and quality improvement processes. By definition, the SAC is an advisory body. Final decision-making authority rests with the principal or other person or group receiving the recommendation from the SAC (e.g., the Superintendent, District Accountability Committee (DAC) or Board of Education).
SAC Chairperson: Trish Rogers
Frequency: 
Quarterly
Meeting: 
Monday Meetings
Parent Teacher Association
The Eagle Ridge Elementary School PTA provides financial support for classroom supplies, curriculum materials, activity scholarships for students, assemblies, and more. The PTA's volunteers and funds support programs such as yearbooks, the Science Fair, Donuts for Dads, Box Tops collection drives, Field Day, teacher & staff appreciation events, the Holiday Shop, the Battle of the Books, Movie Night and much more. Our PTA has bought the school iPads and Chromebooks for classrooms, keyboards, tables, phonics and math programs, Claymation for Art, Leader in Me materials, docking stations, headphones, books and so much more! We also host community events throughout the year just for everyone to come and have fun at. Our PTA’s purpose is to be able to provide items the school needs, but doesn’t have the budget for and to provide community events so that our community is strengthened. Our goal is to inspire the leader within every child. ERE PTA Membership dues are $10 and includes a chance to win 2 gala tickets, discounts to several PTA hosted events and a chance to have your voice heard. Our school has 100% participation from staff. Our meetings are held quarterly and include meaningful speakers so the members can learn more about what is going on at school.
PTA: Frequency: 
Quarterly
PTA: Meeting Times: 
Tuesday at 7:00
The Eagle Ridge Elementary School PTO provides financial support for classroom supplies, curriculum materials, activity scholarships for students, assemblies, and more. The PTO's volunteers and funds support programs such as yearbooks, the Science Fair, Donuts for Dads, Box Tops collection drives, Field Day, teacher & staff appreciation events, the Holiday Shop, the Battle of the Books, Movie Night and much more. Our PTO has bought the school iPads and Chromebooks for classrooms, keyboards, tables, phonics and math programs, Claymation for Art, Leader in Me materials, docking stations, headphones, books and so much more! We also host community events throughout the year just for everyone to come and have fun at. Our PTO’s purpose is to be able to provide items the school needs, but doesn’t have the budget for and to provide community events so that our community is strengthened. Our goal is to inspire the leader within every child. ERE PTO Membership dues are $10 and includes a chance to win 2 gala tickets, discounts to several PTO hosted events and a chance to have your voice heard. Our school has 100% participation from staff. Our meetings are held quarterly and include meaningful speakers so the members can learn more about what is going on at school.
PTO: Frequency: 
Quarterly
PTO: Meeting Times: 
Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m.