• 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: Pride-Positive-Persevere

    Colors: Blue and white

    Mascot: Bobcat

    Offering Full-Time Kindergarten

    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 strive to be child-centered in all approaches - developing academic and social-emotional skills among all students; strong collaborative parent support; differentiated instructional opportunities for students school-wide.

    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: Faith in Action partnership with Good Shepherd Church; Creativity Grants; TEF Educators of Year; HKC strong relationships with UNC; staff collaborating on innovative approaches to meeting Common Core State Standards/Colorado Academic Standards.

    Parent/volunteer: Very strong PTO; runs Bobcat Dash; quarterly family nights; community volunteers welcome!