Parents are required to contact the attendance office to report a child's absence from school. You may call the office at the number listed below or click the link to report an absence for your student K - 5.
719-358-4320 Kinder - 5th absence 719-358-4338 Preschool absence
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
Students will be allowed to enter the school for breakfast at 7:05 am. Please do not drop students off prior to 7:05 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.
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.