Welcome to Buffalo Ridge Elementary

Nestled in the heart of Castle Pines, Buffalo Ridge Elementary is a public school that offers preschool through fifth-grade learning opportunities to both our community and open-enrolled students. Recognized as a six-time recipient of the John Irwin School of Excellence, BRE focuses on our student body's social, emotional, and academic growth. It provides a well-rounded education with enrichment opportunities in SEL, art, music, and physical education.
Mission Statement
The mission of BRE is to be a
supportive professional learning community that empowers each individual student to reach their highest potential by nurturing their social, emotional, and academic needs.   
Vision Statement
We will inspire students to demonstrate "A HERD" behavior in all areas of their life.
Academic Excellence
Honest Empathetic Respectful Dedicated

For the 2022-2023 school year, the staff at Buffalo Ridge Elementary has identified the following systematic goals based on student needs and district initiatives:

School Goal #1  Academic Improvement

Through a professional learning community model, Buffalo Ridge will increase the proficiency of Integration of Knowledge and Ideas 10 percent points by May 2023 as measured by CMAS ELA.

School Goal #2  MTSS

Using a Multi-Tiered Systems of Support model, all BRE teachers will monitor their students' social and emotional well-being, provide the appropriate supports, and interventions measured by student surveys and Bloomsight data.
School Goal #3  Envision

Buffalo Ridge teachers will effectively implement the Envision Math program in grades Kindergarten through Fifth and adjust instruction for those performing above or below grade-level expectations.

If you are new to the community or would like to schedule a tour, don't hesitate to reach out to us at (303) 387-5575.

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