UPES Mission

Our mission is to provide a quality education through shared responsibility in a safe supportive environment for all students. We are “Committed to Excellence”, and we work hard to make the site a primary source for timely information for all users, and a main gateway for improved communication between parents, teachers, and students.

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Welcome Jackie Powell

Jackie Powell is thrilled to join the Ute Pass Elementary School and Manitou Springs School District team as the new UPES Principal! Jackie grew up in Illinois where she attended Eastern Illinois University for a bachelor’s degree in Special Education with a dual endorsement in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education. After teaching for 6 years in Illinois, Jackie moved to the Ute Pass area. She then obtained a Gifted Education specialist license and a master’s degree in Culturally Linguistically Diverse Education (CLDE) from CSU-Pueblo. She received the principal’s licensure through Wester State University.

MS Elementary Ute Pass Elementary
Middle School High School
MAAS Information Night
Mountain Academy Arts & Sciences Information Session - Thursday December 1 at 4:30 - 5:30pm
UPES Holiday Concert
5:00-6:00 pm @ Ute Pass Elementary - Tuesday, December 6th: Kinder, 2nd, 4th - Wednesday, December 7th: 1st, 3rd, 5th - Thursday, December 8th: 6th grade.
Champions After School Childcare
Enrollment now open for Fall 2022
Mountain Academy
The Mountain Academy for Arts and Sciences is a full-day, sixth grade experience at Ute Pass Elementary School located in Chipita Park, Colorado. Our unique size and setting allows our class to learn and experience a variety of topics throughout the school year. 2021-2022 will be the 8th year that Manitou Springs School District 14 has offered this program!
UPES Newsletter
Please read our weekly newsletter. We will post important information about everything that happens at UPES.

Office hours: 7:00am - 3:30pm

Student Hours: 8:00am - 2:50pm

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.  

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