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 lives.
A cademic Excellence: We seek information to grow our understanding, knowledge and skill.
H onest: We show a high level of integrity as a member of our learning community.
E mpathetic: We form connections with BRE community members.
R espectful: We take responsibility for our thoughts, actions, and behaviors.
D edicated: We are active participants in all aspects of learning.


Find out more: Buffalo Ridge Expectation Matrix


School Goal #1
Buffalo Ridge students will increase the average percentage of points earned on Writing Overall and Written Expression as measured by CMAS ELA assessment.

School Goal #2

Buffalo Ridge students will increase academic proficiency in mathematical reasoning and modeling as measured by CMAS Math assessment.


School Goal #3

Buffalo Ridge Students will increase the average percentage of academic growth in Math and Reading as measured by the iReady BoY-EoY diagnostic.


Buffalo Ridge Character Pledge


I will treat everyone the way I want to be treated, no one should feel left out, unwanted or defeated. I will always be thoughtful, I will always be true. I will stand up for myself, and also for YOU!

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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