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  • Summer Office Hours
    Otero Elementary will be CLOSED from June 20 to July 15, 2022. Please contact our District Student Support team at (719) 579-2550 for any questions during that time.

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  • Free Before & After School Care at Otero Elementary: Register your K-5 student now for the 22/23 school year. Click here for more info.

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  • Student Check-In for School Year 2022/23
    All families, please mark your calendar to check in your student for the new school year:
    July 26 - July 29, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Meet The Teacher BBQ
    Monday, August 8, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Join us for lunch and meet your child's teacher!

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Spirit Store

District Announcements

  • Harrison School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program from June 6 - June 23 and July 5 - July 21, Monday through Thursday. Meals will be provided to all children under the age of 18 without charge. Meals must be eaten on site, please click here for locations & times.

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  • Come get a free backpack and, if needed, back-to-school vaccines at the upcoming Backpack Bash on Saturday, July 30, 2022, 10 am - 1 pm, at Sierra High School. This is a great one-stop opportunity for back-to-school vaccines offered by El Paso County Public Health. The student must have their vaccine record and a parent with their ID present for the vaccines. See our flyer for all of the details in English & Spanish.

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Why Should You Choose Us?

  • You should choose us because...

    • We are home to many military families with a MFLAC on site
    • We have 28 Certified Teachers
    • All students and families matter
    • We have a FT Social Worker, Counselor, and Psychologist
    • We focus on growth for all scholars
    • We serve a diverse population
      • 54% Male 
      • 46% Female
      • 39% White
      • 38% Hispanic
      • 13% Black
      • 3% Asian
      • 10% Other
    • We foster a family environment
    • All students deserve 170 days of the best of the best bell-to-bell instruction!

    Otero staff believes...

    • I believe our administration team manages, coaches, adapts, encourages, repairs, communicates, instructs, holds staff accountable, and spends countless hours preparing and providing the best leadership to all families, staff, and students! (Mr. Kaiser)
    • I believe we have students capable of success and teachers that not only believe in our students but who are also committed to doing what it takes for every student, every day! (Ms. Bonine)
    • I believe that Otero's staff provides individualized instruction to all students to ensure that everyone is successful! (Mrs. Mayers)

    Otero family testimonial...

    Thank you for providing a nurturing learning environment for my daughter for 4 years! I can't thank you all enough for developing ans shaping my child's future for the better. Otero teachers and staff, you are all highly appreciated! (Son PabZon)

    Thank you for taking such good care of our kiddos and keeping them safe. (Laura Jean)

    You guys are amazing! This year's carnival was the best thus far! (Danielle Morales)

    The best school ever 100%! (Maria De La Curz Tapia)

Kindergarten Sneak Peek

Kindergarten Presentation

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