Ponderosa Elementary


    Principal: Kandi Smith
    4550 Florence Dr.
    Loveland, CO 80538
    Phone: 970 679-9500


    School of Global Learning

    View our Global Brochure here


    Vision: Go Global: Investigate the World ~ Recognize Perspectives ~ Communicate Ideas ~ Take Action

    Panda Pledge: As Pandas, we show Integrity by being Respectful, Responsible, and Fair-Minded.  We Strive to Persevere.

    Colors: Black, white and green

    Mascot: Panda

    Offering Full-Time Tuition-based Kindergarten and Before & After School Care

    We have a positive, warm culture with a great, experienced staff where we listen to our parent community and work together to support student learning. We have high expectations academically and socially. We focus on standards-based curricula with a global lens in the areas of cultural awareness, environmental health, service learning, critical thinking, world language, experiential learning, technology and communication, and dispositions conducive to 21st century skills.

    Special Offerings: Fitness, wellness, Healthy Kids Club; strong Gifted and Talented program; and strong Intensive Learning Center


    Awards, Recognitions & Partnerships: We have received health and wellness grants, have Educator of the Year nominees, Awards of Excellence recipients, and more! Our partnerships include King of Glory Lutheran Church, the Loveland Rotary Club Kids Pack Program and Chromebook donation.

    Volunteer: Parent Teacher Association (PTA), School Accountability Committee (SAC), and school volunteer opportunities – click here for more information about how to volunteer at Ponderosa.