Weather Line (970)586-7401 It will be updated by 6:00 a.m. in the event of a cancellation or late start.
Blackboard Mass Messenger Automated call from the School District to all registered parents and guardians prior to 6:00 a.m.
When the messenger system is used for an emergency such as a school closure, this call overrides all recent communication preferences that you have have chosen by opting out. We do have the ability to send text messages too. Please check with your school registrar to make sure we have the most updated contact info for you!
Mobile Integrated App Notifications pushed straight to your phone, along with other communication tools from your school, including social media updates, newsletters, photo galleries, personalized student information, staff directories and more.
Website All delayed starts/school closures and unplanned early releases will be listed on the district website homepage by 6:00 a.m.
Local Television Stations Channel 4, Channel 7, Channel 9 (information appears on a loop and may take longer to appear on local television stations).
Educator Effectiveness Evaluation System Annually, the Estes Park School District R-3 uses RANDA, an online Colorado State Model Evaluation System, to measure educator effectiveness. This evaluation system is used to train relevant personnel, including designees as needed, to evaluate principals, teachers and special service providers utilitizing the Colorado Model Educator Evaluation process, tools and recources. This includes an overview of requirements for each type of personnel, the logistics and process of actual scoring each rubric for preofessional practices, use of inter-rater agreement activities, calculation of measures of student learning, and internal district requirements, and deadlines.
At a regular board of education meeting on June 24, 2019, the Board of Education adopted and approved the continuance of use for this system.
Annual Assurance is required by July 1st of each school year.