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The first day of school for 1st - 5th graders is August 15th.
Kindergarten testing will be August 15th and 16th by appointment.
Contact the front office at 719-391-3495 starting August 1st to schedule Kindergarten testing.
All kindergarten students will start August 19th.


Our school hours are 8:45 am to 3:35 pm.
Students are welcome each morning no earlier than 8:30 a.m. to play on the playground or eat breakfast.
Each morning all students line up with their classmates by the outside classroom doors when the bell rings at 8:45 a.m. If your child is not riding the bus, please review your plan for after school pick-up or safe walking routes. Determine a regular meeting place. Kindergarten students are released to an adult or designated sibling from their outside classroom doors.

We strive to keep parents informed of activities, special events, and general information. In addition to checking the website, please check emails from French Elementary, monthly newsletters, and connect with your child’s teacher on Class Dojo and/or Remind 101. We strongly encourage parents to be active in the school by supporting PTO, volunteering, and participating in the Watch Dog program. Ask the front office for more information on how you can become involved!


We have combined these two events and would like to invite you to join us for our Open House event.
Open House will be held on Tuesday, August 13th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. We will have open visits to classrooms throughout the evening. We encourage all parents to come to this event to learn about academic goals for the year, classroom behavior procedures, class schedules, and school information. Teachers will be passing out handbooks and important information. Please make sure to read the handbook for more detailed policies and procedures. If you need to speak with your child’s teacher regarding individual student needs or questions, please contact the teacher to schedule a private conference.

Again, we would like to welcome all of you to what we hope will be your best school year yet!
Please do not hesitate to stop by the office or give us a call if we can be of assistance in any way.
Our office will reopen July 23rd and office hours will be from 7:30-3:30 p.m.  
Once students return, the office hours will be 7:30-4:00 pm.  Welcome to French!



  • July 24th - 7:30-3:30 Office opens phone: 391-3495
  • August 13th - 4:00 Class lists posted
  • August 13th - 5:30-7:00 Open House
  • August 15th - 8:45-3:25 First day of school for 1st - 5th graders. Kinder testing by appointment
  • August 16th - Kinder testing by appointment
  • August 19th - 8:45-3:25 Kindergarteners start


Phone: (719) 391-3495

Fax: (719) 391-9141

Address: 5225 Alturas Drive, Colorado Springs, CO  80911

Principal: Michelle Blasko

Assistant Principal: Lindsay Jimenez

Administrative Support: Si'Mona Johnson

Counselor: Chrystal Hagedorn