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 School Starts Monday, August 25th at 7:40 am!!  Don't forget early release on Mondays at 1:20 pm!!!!

 Meet Principal Fisher

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Durango School District 9‐R and local and regional emergency first responders, including law enforcement, emergency management services, Durango Fire Protection District, area hospitals, and victim advocates, will be conducting a live, full-scale exercise mimicking the scenario of an active shooter in a school.  This exercise will test all emergency agencies’ systems of preparedness, response, and recovery in response to a school crisis. 

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Want to know more about Florida Mesa Elementary? Check out our new school brochure to find out what makes us such a unique school.

Yesterday, Florida Mesa Elementary Principal Lauri Kloepfer was presented a proclamation declaring May 20th Lauri Kloepfer Day in Colorado. The proclamation was presented by the Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia made on behalf of Governor John W. Hickenlooper.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Mustang
  • Colors: Blue and Gold
  • Students: 270
  • 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
  • School Phone: (970) 247-4250
  • School Fax: (970) 385-7453