Explore PK-8

Bringing Academics to Life

  • Welcome to Explore PK-8!

    Explore PK-8 offers students an innovative and inclusive learning environment grounded in relationships, rituals, and traditions.  Explore partners with EL Education to consider three dimensions of student achievement: mastery of knowledge and skills, character development and high-quality student work. Students merge meaningful math, science and social studies content, anchored in challenging literacy experiences.  Explore teachers are committed to personal and intellectual success for each and every student.

    Run for FUNDS success

    Thank you to all that contributed to our very successful run for funds. As a school we raised over $18,000. Students participated during their adventure fitness time on October 14th. The following students were our top money raisers. Alicia from Ms. Gray crew, Samuel from Ms. Carrillo crew, Parker Ms. Jessica's crew, Victoria from Mrs. Menke crew. The funds raised will go directly back to students and student activities. stayed tuned for specifics on what is purchased with our funds this year.

    Top fund raisers

     

What's Up in Mapleton!

  • School choice just got easier with SchoolFinder!

    We are pleased to announce the launch of our new enrollment tool, SchoolFinder! SchoolFinder highlights the important information a family needs when researching, discovering, and comparing Mapleton’s schools that are small-by-design. 

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  • Summer Food Service Program offers dine-in meals in Mapleton

    Mapleton will offer dine-in meals through the Summer Food Program at three sites. Dates and times vary. Learn more!

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  • Mapleton receives prestigious Cognia accreditation!

    Mapleton Public Schools received a six-year national and international accreditation term from the Cognia Global Commission. A systems accreditation by the Cognia Global Accreditation Commission means Mapleton has a nationally recognized mark of quality for our district and each school within our system.

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  • Curriculum Review

    The following instruction materials will be available for public comment and review until May 24, 2022. Learn more here!

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  • Improving Mapleton's 'Final Four'

    The “Final Four” is a conversation focused on the repair and/or replacement of the remaining four buildings that have served us well over the years but have received modest upgrades and improvements. These buildings include: Achieve Academy, Meadow Community School, Preschool on Poze, and York International School.

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  • NOW OPEN – Virtual Enrollment Fair 2022

    For the health and safety of our community, our enrollment events will take place online. Learn about our schools, hear from school directors, and learn how to apply for enrollment in the Mapleton school of your choice all online!Click here to visit the Virtual Enrollment Fair webpage!

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  • Which Mapleton school will you choose?

    At Mapleton, we believe school choice is the first step toward academic achievement. In Mapleton, there are no 'neighborhood schools." You choose your school and we provide the transportation. All schools are small-by-design, with unique and engaging learning models. Which one will you choose?

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  • The Learning Link – Parent & Family Newsletter

    Check out the current issue of the Learning Link, Mapleton’s family newsletter.

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Upcoming Events

Explore PK-8 Mission Statement

  • The mission of Explore PK-8, an innovative, inclusive, and adventurous learning community, is to guarantee brilliant success intellectually and personally for each and every student through a system characterized by:

    • A nurturing community that facilitates risk-taking and passion for learning;
    • Authentic experiences that connect students to the diverse world that is our classroom;
    • Rich and in-depth learning expeditions that promote character development, self-discovery, and life-long learning
    • Two cycles of dynamic inquiry and meaningful reflection
    • Unlimited opportunities to discover our abilities, beliefs, and social/environmental responsibilities.

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School Hours

  • School Hours:
    7:40 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.


     

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