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French Elementary students sitting on the grass to form a shape of a panda claw

A Leader in Me Lighthouse School

French Elementary is  a Leader in Me School Lighthouse SchoolLeader in Me is a whole-school improvement process based on the idea that everyone can be a leader. This evidence-based approach empowers students with the leadership and life-skills they need to thrive in the 21st century. We focus on developing the whole-child by:

  • teaching LEADERSHIP to every student,
  • creating a CULTURE of student empowerment,
  • and aligning systems to drive results in ACADEMICS

Our Mission

We are a community of leaders. As we learn and grow, we lead with POWER:

  • Positivity
  • Organization
  • Wise-Choices
  • Excellence
  • Respect


Michelle Blasko, principal at French Elementary

Michelle Blasko

SiMona Johnson, assistant principal at French Elementary

Assistant Principal
Si'Mona Johnson


  • Office Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • School Hours: 8:45 AM - 3:25 PM

Contact Us

5225 Alturas Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80911
Office: (719) 391-3495