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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MSES Virtual Tour

World Language and Culture Night
Featuring Student Projects, Presentations, & Performances • Student Art Gallery • Pulsera Project Fundraiser - Friday, May 3rd, 2024 Manitou Springs High School • 5:30 P.M. to 7 P.M.
excellence night
School of Excellence Night
Cultural dances in the auditorium at 6:15 • Live music during dinner • Classroom project displays - April 25, 2024 5:30 p.m. 110 Pawnee Ave, Manitou Springs - Reserve dinner reservations HERE!
MSES Choice Video
Small class sizes to support academic growth and achievement, relationships and opportunities. Please take a few minutes to watch the MSES Choice Video!
open house
Prospective 6th grade families
Dear 5th grade families, We have created a 6th grade information movie, please watch it here! Sincerely, Jackie Powell, UPES Principal Dustin Cady, MSMS Principal
Incredible Years Parenting Program
Incredible Years Parenting Program is a 14-week course that is free for parents. Parents share their thoughts on the program and what they learned.
MSES Weekly Newsletter
Please check out the Weekly Newsletter. We will post a new Newsletter every Friday afternoon. We will also post it on MSES FB page.

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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