Ponderosa Elementary

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

     


    School of Global Learning

    View our Global Brochure here

    Mission: 

    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 Kindergarten and Before & After School Care

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

    Additional Offerings: We offer classrooms which support students in the following: Gifted and Talented, English Language Development, Learning Center, Intensive Learning Center, as well as an Intensive Language Learning Center.

    Extracurricular: Mileage Club, Choir, Garden Club, Chess Club, BStrongBFit 5th Grade Girls Running Club, Spelling Bee, and Battle of the Books Grades 3-5.  

    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 Faith Church, the Loveland Library Author Assemblies, the Loveland Rotary Club Kids Pack Program and Loveland Rotary Club Chromebook donations, Junior Achievement, and Hewlett Packard's Hour of Code.  

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