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Please be sure to stop by the LOST & FOUND in the lobby & cafeteria!!  There are a lot of coats, jackets, clothes, water bottles, lunch boxes & misc. items!! 

Please read the following important information on immunizations for the 2016-17 school year. 

Mesa Madness - Saturday, May 21st 8:00-2:00

5th Grade Exhibition - Wed, May 25th 10:00-11:30 & 1:00-2:30

Talent Show Rehearsal - Wed, May 25th 2:50-4:00 (Please be sure to pick your student at 4:00.)

SBHC Dental Clinic - Thurs, May 26th 

Memorial Day - Mon, May 30th NO SCHOOL

Talent Show - Wed, Jun 1st 1:00-2:50

Field Day/Last Day of School  - Thurs, June 2nd K-2nd AM & 3rd-5th PM (Volunteers Needed)

Durango School District 9-R is currently seeking parents and members of the community who are willing to work on the district’s current efforts to seek local revenues to reinvest in our schools and in our children. This will likely result in a community campaign that will require active community support. Many parents and community members provided contact details to us to ensure that they were reminded as we move into this phase of our outreach.

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School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs to the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Mustang
  • Colors: Blue and Gold
  • Students: 349
  • Teachers: 19
  • Support Staff: 15

Our Mission

The mission of Florida Mesa Elementary, an innovative learning community, committed to integrity and educational rigor, is to inspire, and develop compassionate, open-minded inquirers, who actively contribute to a better world, by guaranteeing equitable opportunities in a safe, healthy and diverse environment.

Contact Information

  • Principal: Vanessa Fisher
  • Asst. Principal:Shannon Morris
  • School Phone: (970) 247-4250
  • School Fax: (970) 385-7453