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I want to welcome you and your students back to school.  We are excited to begin what promises to be another great year for our students.  We are fortunate to have a great team of support staff, teachers, and administrators waiting to serve you and your children.  Our local fire department and police will be out in force today reminding all commuters o

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 Hope everyone has been collecting Box Tops and Labels for Education over the summer.  Attached is a way to help our school earn lots of money!!

Mrs. Toppin will be hosting our very own Science Club starting in September.  We are now looking for any community members that have science, technology, engineering or math careers that would be interested in doing presentations for our students.  We are also looking for any parent volunteers to help out with this great expedition.  If you are interested please email Mrs Toppin at

 Please don't forget to collect Box Tops & Labels for Education over the summer!  The student who collects the most over the summer will win 2 movie tickets and a Florida Mesa t-shirt.  Let the collecting begin...

Welcome back to all of our students and their families! Each school will be hosting an open house this fall where families can meet their students teacher, tour the schools and see some of the fantastic work your students are doing! 

Animas Valley: September 17, 5-6:30 pm 

Florida Mesa: September 17, 5-7 pm 

Fort Lewis Mesa: September 17,  5-7 pm 

Park: September 17, 5-6 pm 

Riverview: September 17, 5-6 pm 

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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