School Profile

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ABOUT SILVER MESA ELEMENTARY

  • Silver Mesa Elementary is on a traditional 180 day, nine-month calendar.
  • The school day begins at 8:20 and ends at 2:55.
  • The morning kindergarten begins at 8:20 and ends at 11:00.
  • The afternoon kindergarten begins at 12:15 and ends at 2:55.
  • All students who live within Silver Mesa’s boundaries are within walking distance of the school.  There are no buses.
  • Volunteer opportunities include: PTA, Masterpiece Art, Junior Achievement, and various other areas. Please contact the main office or PTA if you would like to volunteer..
  • Students at Silver Mesa learn and practice social skills as well as academic skills.
  • We have a Spanish Dual Language Immersion Program in our school, 1st-5th grades.  Participation in the program is determined with a lottery system in kindergarten.  Families may sign up for the lottery on the CSD website.   
  • We have three Accommodated Core Classrooms in our school, 1st-5th graders.
  • The mission of our Faculty and Staff is to teach our students the skills and knowledge needed to become independent learners, critical thinkers, problem solvers and good citizens.
  • Silver Mesa’s Faculty includes 30 Professional Staff Members.
  • Over 50% of our teachers have Masters’ Degrees
  • Teachers have an average of 18 years of experience
  • Many of our teachers have endorsements to their teaching license.  These include: Special Education, Gifted and Talented, Early Childhood Education, Math, and English as a Second Language.

Boundary Description

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Begin at 1300 E. and 8850 S.; east along 8850 S. (both sides to Peruvian Park Elem.) to 1500 E. (Altair Dr.); north along 1500 E. (east side) to 8730 S.; continuing north along 1500 E. (both sides to Peruvian Park Elem.) to 8685 S.; east along 8685 S. (both sides to Peruvian Park Elem.) to 1700 E.; north along 1700 E. (both sides) to 8600 S.; continuing north along 1700 E. (east side) to the bluff; southeast along the bluff (south side) to 2000 E. (Highland Dr.); south along 2000 E. (Highland Dr.) to 9400 S. (west side); west along 9400 S. to 1300 E. (north side); north along 1300 E. (east side) to 8850 S.