Superior Elementary is a friendly neighborhood school offering an outstanding educational program to students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
About Our School
We are happy to announce Superior Elementary School has been designated an Exemplary High Performing National Blue Ribbon School for 2022 by U. S. Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona. Superior Elementary school is one of 297 schools in the nation and one of four schools from Colorado to be recognized in 2022!
Superior Elementary offers a content-rich curriculum that addresses all District and Common Core State standards. Our goal is to set high academic standards for learning and create dynamic learning environments where students explore and investigate using critical thinking skills. Highlights of this curriculum include a spiraling social studies curriculum with engaging topics through which children learn American and world history, geography, and the study of many cultures. Science topics are reinforced through hands-on activities, experiments and observations. A comprehensive language arts curriculum enhances and extends across all subject areas. We have exceptional programs in physical education, music and art. Choirs, clubs, intramural sports and enrichment classes extend the school day. Our Positive Behavior Intervention Support program unites the school around the words of respect, acceptance and responsibility. The latest in media and technology are available throughout the school--televised morning announcements, iPads, chrome books, internet research and a wireless building add to rich integration of technology into the curriculum.
Superior Elementary opened in 1996 in the center of the community of Rock Creek in the town of Superior, Colorado.
Superior Elementary offers a content-rich curriculum that addresses all BVSD content standards. Our goal is to set high academic standards for learning in a safe, positive school environment. Students consistently perform above the BVSD and State of Colorado standards for learners. Highlights of this curriculum include a spiraling social studies curriculum with engaging topics through which children learn American and world history, geography, and the study of many cultures. Science topics are reinforced through student experimentation and observation. A comprehensive language arts curriculum enhances and extends all subject areas.
Exceptional programs in physical education, music, and art are offered to all students. Choir, clubs, intramural sports and enrichment classes extend the school day. Superior Elementary offers specialized instruction in literacy, special education, and talented and gifted education. BVSD's Kindergarten Enrichment program provides an extended-day option. The YMCA offers after-school childcare.
Classroom cross-grade level buddies, student leadership opportunities, community service projects, and school-wide spirit days round out students’ experiences at Superior Elementary and make it an exciting place to learn.
The latest in media and technology are available throughout the school, including televised morning announcements, I pads, internet research, a wireless building, and an automated library system. A comprehensive technology curriculum matrix guides our use of technological resources.
Parents actively support the school by volunteering in classrooms, serving on decision-making committees, assisting with field trips, raising funds to support a variety of learning activities, attending parent teacher conferences, and participating in parent training nights focused on literacy, math and effective parenting.
Throughout its history, Superior Elementary has become an exceptional neighborhood school, receiving awards for excellence from the State of Colorado. Students who attend Superior Elementary gain the knowledge and behaviors needed to become successful citizens.
Special Programs and Opportunities
Following are just a few of the many co-curricular opportunities available:
- Adventure Challenge Course
- PBIS School (Positive Behavior Intervention Support)
- Bicycle Safety and Walk-to-School Programs
- Climbing Wall
- Fitness Running Club
- Guest Author
- Thematic Book Fairs
- Grade Level Variety Shows
- Fifth-Grade Musical
- Songbirds Choir
- Art Club (Run by art teacher Mr. Posey)
- Grade Level Music Programs
- Visiting Artists
- Outdoor Education Program (5th grade only)