Explore Elementary

Bringing Academics to Life

  • Welcome to Explore Elementary!

    Explore Elementary offers students a disciplined and rigorous learning environment where EL education partners with Explore to combine high-level academic content and real-world projects. Teachers support a participatory, integrated and active approach to education. Students merge meaningful math, science and social studies content with challenging literarcy assignments. 


District News

  • School Safety Update

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  • District Art Show 2019

    Join us for our annual District Art Show! Opening reception is from 5-6 p.m., followed by the Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. in the Rosa Auditorium on the Skyview Campus. We'll see you there!

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  • Proposed 2020-21 School Calendar

    Thank you for providing your feedback on the proposed 2020-21 school calendar.

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  • It’s Annual Update time!

    Using the online Infinite Campus Parent Portal Annual Update tool, you can update your family's information easily from anywhere with an internet connection. Please complete the Annual Update process by Friday, April 26, so we can confirm your child's spot at his/her school.

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  • Why I Work Here

    From family-like environments to small-by-design schools, we know Mapleton is a great place to work, but we thought we would let some of our teachers tell you what they like about working in Mapleton. Check out Mapleton’s new #WhyIWorkHere video series to hear from teachers and staff throughout the district why you should consider joining the Mapleton team today!

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  • Commuter rail coming soon!

    RTD will soon begin test runs of the N Line, the 13-mile commuter rail that will provide service from Union Station through Denver, Commerce City, Northglenn and eventually north Adams County.

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  • It’s time to show what you know!

    Throughout the month of April, Mapleton will join with school districts throughout Colorado in administering state tests, including Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS), PSAT, and SAT.

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  • Skyview wrestler makes history!

    Skyview wrestler becomes one of two females to ever place in the CHSAA State Wrestling Tournament!

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Explore Elementary Mission Statement

  • The mission of Explore Elementary, 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

    • 2 Cycles of dynamic inquiry and meaningful reflection

    • Unlimited opportunities to discover our abilities, beliefs, and social/environmental responsibilities.


  • School Address:

    2410 Poze Blvd.
    Thornton, CO 80229

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School Hours

  • School Hours:

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