• Explore Elementary

    An Expeditionary Learning (EL) School

    Overview of Expeditionary Learning (Spanish version available)

    Explore students are...
    Students with a natural curiosity for how the world works.
    Students who want to exercise both a collaborative and an independent work ethic.
    Students who can't stop asking WHY?
    Students who want to study what they wonder about and what they care about.


    Explore parents are...
    Parents who feel getting involved is a necessary and valued piece of their child's education.
    Parents who are excited about hearing their child discuss the glows and grows of their academic success during student-led conferences.


    School Specs...
    PreK-6 grade Expeditionary School
    Uniformed dress code
    Students present evidence of growth with student-led parent/teacher conferences
    Teachers in grades 1-6 stay with students for two years
    Trimester calendar

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    School Address: (Map)
    2410 Poze Blvd.
    Thornton, CO 80229


    Phone: 303.853.1170
    Fax: 303.853.1169

    Attendance Line: 303.853.1170

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

    School Specs:
    Pre-Kindergarten - 6th grade

    General Information:

    Director:
    Angie Van Decar

    VanDecarA@mapleton.us

    Assistant Director:
    Ryan Fiore 

    FioreR@mapleton.us

    School Secretary
    Dana Lynn Young

    YoungD@mapleton.us