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Coyote Ridge Elementary School

Aerial shot of Coyote Ridge Elementary School

Our Mission

We provide our students with a challenging, inquiry-based education to:

  • Pursue academic excellence
  • Embrace differences
  • Encourage lifelong learning
  • Become responsible world citizens
  • Foster personal growth and reflection

Coyote Ridge Elementary is part of the International Baccalaureate – Primary Years Program. This means that students receive instruction in the same Colorado Standards as all public schools in Colorado but with instructional strategies and techniques that help students to see the connections between the subjects, allowing them to construct their own understanding and make meaning of their world. Combining high expectations with high levels of support, we focus on all areas of a child’s development in a whole-child centered approach.

Our School Climate

Cohesive, collaborative and interconnected staff; a spirit of doing “whatever it takes” for each student to succeed.

Special Offerings

IB-PYP, Early Childhood Program, Eco-Week, Spanish, Art, Music, PE, Inquiry Lab/Makerspace.

Clubs and Activities

Chess Club, Coyote Choir, Girls That Code, Garden Club, Run/Walk Club, Odyssey of the Mind (OM), Student Ambassadors, Lego Robotics, Math Olympiad, and more.


John Irwin Awards; Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Awards; Classified Employee of the Year, teachers have received the Thompson School District Excellence Award, the Teacher of the Year Award, and the Crystal Apple Award; Chess team honors; Destination Imagination team won state championship; Math Olympiad Team won district trophy; and more!

Community Involvement

Over 6,000 hours of recorded volunteer time in our school; active and supportive School Improvement Team (SIT) and Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).

Deon Davis

Preschool - Grade 5


Black, Silver, and Purple


Year Built