Parent Resource Dashboard
- Child Care Before/After School
- Drop Off/ Pick Up
- Health/ Safety
- School Closure Info
Parents are required to contact the attendance office to report a child's absence from school. If a call is made after school hours, please leave a voice mail message with student's name and reason for the absence. If additional information is needed, the attendance secretary or health office will return your call.
719-358-4320 Kinder - 5th absence
719-358-4338 Preschool absence
Child Care Before/After School
Fort Carson Child, Youth & School (CYS) Services
Child, Youth and School Services provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilian families. Within CYS Services, you will find something to meet your children's needs, whether it is for:
Army School Age Centers provide care during:
Learn more about CYS Services at their website.
Contact Information & Location Details
Address: 1590 Prussman Blvd., Bldg. 1518
Phone: (719) 526-1101
Military DSN Tel: (312) 691-1101
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Full, part-time or hourly child care
- Before/after school care
- Programs for your middle school and teen youth
- Instructional classes
- Workforce preparation opportunities
- Sports and fitness activities
- Before school and after school
- School closures
- Seasonal and holiday school breaks
- Summer camp
- Hourly care
Other Community Options
There are numerous options throughout the community that is supported by our schools. The best way to get information on each program would be to contact them directly. You can find specific information for each program here.
Imagination in Education
Providing daycare, preschool and childcare in the greater Colorado Springs area since 1951!
The Imagination in Education sites, located within local elementary schools in Districts 3, 8, 11 and 20, provide the same caring, personalized, quality care as our main sites. Our many hands-on projects keep the children involved and interested in learning, along with a fun and exciting recreational component. We emphasize the concepts of being safe and being respectful.
301 E. Iowa Ave., Fountain, CO 80817
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Before and After School Care
Learn More at www.jracademykids.com.
CDHS Child Care Assistance Program
The Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Child Care, is the State's lead agency in planning and implementing public child care policy. The Division of Child Care is responsible for the licensing and monitoring of child care facilities; managing the child care assistance program (CCCAP) for eligible families; administering child care grants and quality initiatives, and serving as the lead in implementing federal child care programs. The overall goal of the Division of Child Care is to promote quality, accessible and affordable child care services for Colorado families.
Colorado Department of Human Services
Colorado Child Care Assistance Program
1675 W. Garden of the Gods Rd.
Learn More at the CDHS website linked here.
Pikes Peak United Way
At Pikes Peak United Way we strive to connect families with child care options that work for them by providing FREE, personalized referrals to licensed child care providers. We also aim to improve the quality of care that is provided in our region through training and collaboration with other community agencies. As a nonprofit organization headquartered in Colorado Springs, we serve the Colorado counties of Elbert, El Paso, and Teller. If you are a parent or guardian in need of child care or assistance, please click on the families link to the right or call (719) 955-0742 and choose option #2 for a child care referral.
Pikes Peak United Way
A Child Care Resource & Referral Agency
518 N. Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Phone: (719) 632-1543
Fax: (719) 632-8139
Office Hours: M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Learn More at www.ppunitedway.org.
Drop Off/ Pick Up
Students should arrive no earlier than 7:10 AM.
Should you choose to drop-off/pick-up your child at school through the Kiss & Go lane, please drive slowly and pull forward to prevent traffic backup. This lane is not to be used as a place to park your vehicle. If you want to walk your child to the door or pick-up at the door you will need to park your car in the parking lot and walk across the crosswalk.
If you have a concern, please call the main office at 719-358-4320.
School Closure Info
The primary method to notify all district employees, parents, and students of school closing is through our mass notification system in Blackboard, which will come via text, email, and phone. We will also post a pop-up message on the homepage of our website for visitors accessing information here, as well as push a notice through FFC8 Twitter and Facebook.
Click on the button for more information on the district's emergency and school closure procedures.
Click the button for more information.
We are proud to provide safe and reliable transportation daily for your child.
Address: 11355 Old Pueblo Road, Fountain, CO 80817