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 5th Graders will be doing their CMAS Testing on Tuesday, April 15th-Thursday, April 17th.  Please be sure your students arrive on time, 7:40 am well rested, fed, and ready to do their best! 

April 18th is a Professional Development Day, there is no school.

 News from Spanish class:

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Florida Mesa is sponsoring a Rocket Through the Solar System Year-Long Read At Home Program.  Rocket Through the Solar System runs from Oct 1st to May 2nd.  Information will be coming home with your student. 

You're invited to attend the 5th grade open house, which provides the opportunity for incoming 6th grade students and families to learn about Escalante - Durango's Expeditionary Learning Middle School.  Meet the principal, counselors, and teachers, and learn about the characteristics that make Escalante a unique and great school for children. The event is on May 1, from 6-7pm.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Mustang
  • Colors: Blue and Gold
  • Students: 328
  • 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: Lauri Kloepfer
  • School Phone: (970) 247-4250
  • School Fax: (970) 385-7453