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Augmented Reality Sandbox at Ute Pass Elementary
Fifth grade teacher Greg DiFiore and District Network Tech, Mat Krutka, have created an augmented reality sandbox at UPE. An AR Sandbox uses a computer projector, a Kinect 3D camera, and software to project a 3D view on a forty inch box of sand. Students can view and manipulate the sand to show moving contour lines, elevation shading, water flow, and even rain. The AR sandbox creates a fun and interactive way for students to study geology, topographic mapping, hydrology, forest ecology, erosion, and more!

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The Village School with a Global Reach
Ute Pass Elementary School, located at the foot of Pikes Peak, serves the historic communities of Cascade, Chipita Park, Green Mountain Falls, and Crystola. Ute Pass Elementary is a small school where personal attention, strong relationships, and rigorous learning lead to unequaled opportunities for  high achievement and leadership development. Our small size leads to big advantages for children – personalized attention, strong relationships, and a cozy, nurturing environment.   If you are new to the area, we invite you to come in for a tour.  If you are a member of our community, become involved in our school and to visit us often.  Our school is a reflection of the great people who attend, work here, and support us. Please feel free to come in, visit, volunteer, and share of yourself.

Our school is proud to offer:

  • 3 & 4 year old Preschool  
  • Free full-day Kindergarten
  • 6th Grade Mountain Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • An After School Program (arts14 and TAP) that offers enrichment opportunities
  • After school homework help
  • Intervention program that provides specialized experiences for students in the areas of math, reading, and writing
  • iPads to extend student access to high-quality literature, writing opportunities, and research
  • “High” ratings on State Accountability Report
  • Curriculum that addresses the whole child including music, art, computer, life-long reading skills, and physical education
  • A challenging academic environment that encourages each student to achieve their full potential
  • “Out of the classroom” learning opportunities
  • Hands-on science instruction
  • Gifted and Talented Program
  • Emphasis on a kind and caring community in a small-school setting
  • Active, involved parents
  • Local and global service project opportunities
  • Participation in various musical and theatrical productions


Ute Pass Elementary is committed to nurturing the whole child’s academic and personal growth, supported by a rigorous individualized learning environment and a strong partnership of student, staff, home and community.

Chris Briggs-Hale, UPES Principal
[email protected]


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