Our Mission

Our mission is Manitou Springs Elementary School is a relationships-based school offering a preK-5 curriculum based on the development of the whole child. Guided by our innovative and experienced instructional staff, our students excel in basic-skills subjects, as evidenced by their strong performance on District 14’s Essential Learning Assessments and by the school’s regular High rankings from the Colorado Department of Education.

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Welcome to Manitou Springs Elementary School, an inviting hamlet nestled at the base of Pikes Peak. Our staff’s commitment to our core values of Relationships, Opportunities, and Deep Learning makes our school a special place for students to learn. Through those tenets, we pride ourselves on knowing each student who walks through the doors at MSES because we know relationships are key to student success. We strive to provide students with a remarkable educational experience that inspires and motivates them to become lifelong learners and caring contributors to the world around them.

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100 Year Anniversary Celebration & Meet Your Teacher August 18 @ 3-5 p.m. Come meet your Manitou Springs Community!
Champions After School Childcare
Enrollment now open for Fall 2022
MSES Weekly Newsletter
It was wonderful to see many so many families at the Night of Excellence this week. I am so glad many of you were able to join us. Thank you to Adam's Mountain Cafe for making our dinner so special and everyone throughout the school, district and community who contributed to this magical night. Proceeds benefit our talented special education team who planned and executed the entire event.


BOE Work Session August 11, 2022
Work Session 5:00pm

Any member of the community who would like to participate in Public Comment will need to email Kendal Kelly ([email protected]) by 4:15 p.m. on the day of the meeting. She will then email you a link to join the meeting. When it is time for Public Comment, you will have 3-minutes to speak to the Board of Education.

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Principal's Message

I am honored to serve as the principal of Manitou Springs Elementary School. I believe that our staff’s commitment to our core values of Relationships, Opportunities, and Deep Learning make our school a special place for students to learn.

I have a deep love of the Manitou Springs community and I am proud to work alongside the talented staff at MSES.

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