Mary Blair Elementary

Mary Blair Elementary

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Valerie Lara-Black Mary Blair Elementary

Principal: Valerie Lara-Black

860 E. 29th St Loveland, CO 80538
Phone: 970 613-6400


  • We demonstrate the strategies we need to grow in learning and life.
  • We have pride in our work and expect the best from everyone, all the time.
  • We maintain a safe and healthy environment where we all belong to a respectful and loving community.
  • We encourage one another to take responsible risks.
  • We celebrate the strength in our diversity and differences.
  • We contribute to our community.


Slogan: Think-Achieve-Persevere

Colors: Blue and white

Mascot: Bobcat

Offering Full-Time Kindergarten/Before & After School Programs

Describe: We are a warm and welcoming school with inviting staff and community members. Teachers and families develop strong relationships where we strive to be part of a community. Mary Blair is proud of its' diverse student body.

Stellar Points: We follow the thinking strategy approach; strong acceptance and compassion among kids; thinking strategies – how can we grow and develop students as deep thinkers; strong collaborative parent support; differentiation strategies include accelerated students taking math and literacy at Conrad Ball Middle School; big connection with CBMS

Special Offerings: Thinking strategies; peer tutoring; 5th grade after school; Letter Club in kindergarten; Recess Rangers; Choir

Extracurricular: Cooking Club, Girls Gotta Run, Odyssey of the Mind, Spelling Bee, Maple Terrace Kids Club, Student Council, Spanish Club, Chess, Yoga, Bobcat Buddies, Connecting New Students

Climate: We have a very supportive climate with a strong teaching community; dedicated, highly qualified and experienced teachers and staff and a very giving community around us.

Accomplishments/Partnerships/Awards: Partner with Office Max, support; Kohl's; Faith in Action Good Shepherd Church; Creativity Grants; TEF Educators of Year; CanDo grants; HKC strong relationships with UNC and CBMS; staff collaborating on state content standards

Parent/volunteer: Very strong PTO; runs Bobcat Dash; quarterly family nights; ASK; Intensive Learning Center; G-T Bilingual Education

For school history and facility information: See the district's Master Plan.