• Child Nutrition Programs to Be Funded Into March

    The partial Government shutdown is not impacting the school nutrition program at this time. Children will not see disruption in January or February. We will update you if any changes are coming.

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  • Water Sampling Results

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District Announcements

  • Choice & Open Enrollment: Now through March 15, 2019! If you would like to request that your student attend a school other than the attendance area of your address, complete the Choice form here. The form is also available at the district office in the Student Support Department or in your child's school.

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Why Should You Choose Us?

  • You should choose us because...

    • We are a home to many military families with at FT MFLAC
    • We have 25 Certified Teachers (2 Distinguished)
    • All students and families matter
    • We have 1 FT Distinguished Social Worker and 1 FT Psychologist
    • We focus on growth for all scholars
    • We serve a diverse population
      • 56% Male 
      • 44% Female
      • 42% White
      • 37% Hispanic
      • 8% Black
      • 2% Asian
      • 11% Other
    • We foster a family environment
    • All students deserve 176 days of the best of the best bell to bell instruction!

    Fun facts about Otero staff!!

    • 26% of our staff are Colorado Natives
    • 31% of our staff has dedicated 5 or more years at Otero
    • 11 Staff members have Master Degrees
    • 9 Educational Support Employees have higher education degrees
    • 43% of our staff are Bronco Fans 
    • 50% of our staff loves Football
    • Our Staff LOVES FOOD
      • #1 Mexican
      • #2 Pizza
      • #3 Chocolate

    Otero Staff believes:

    • Otero has the best teacher support system that I have ever seen. When teachers are provided with continuous resources and training, the students are the ones who benefit the most! (Mrs. Key)
    • Our school excels at offering educational and life learning opportunities for ALL children. We understand the value of incorporating "Exploration" classes and individual instruction to reach all learning styles! (Mr. Kaiser)
    • We want to be here to ensure your students are more than just a number. Otero is a diverse community that will set your student up for success! (Ms. Ozoa)
    • Otero has a dedicated Multi-tiered system of support team who meets weekly to design, implement, and monitor creative supports to ensure all students' academic and social emotional needs are met daily! (Mrs. Karbowski)