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About Our School


Our mission is to focus on student learning.


Prairie Hills is a gathering place for a community of learners. Through a focus on collaboration and the Teaching Learning Cycle, all students will achieve academic success in a safe, warm and engaging environment. 

Attendance Line

Please call the attendance line at (720) 972-8833 if your child will be tardy or absent. You can call this number at any time of day. Absences must be reported on the attendance line even if the teacher has been notified of the absence. Please leave a message with the following information:

  • Name of person calling
  • Relationship to student
  • Student’s name
  • Date of absence
  • Reason for absence
  • Teacher’s name

Raptor System 

In order to keep our children safe, all visitors entering our school must have their driver’s license scanned through our Raptor System. This includes parents who are volunteering in the school and/or chaperoning on field trips.

Bus routes

Please use the following website to determine the bus route, stop time and location for your address. The following site shows the schools assigned to your address: Adams 12 Five Star Schools Bus Routes


Try using the search bar up at the far right or our Common Questions section to find the information you are looking for. 


Hours & Contact

Address13801 Garfield Place
Thornton, CO
Office Phone720-972-8780
Fax Number720-972-8800
Office Hours7:15am - 3:15pm
School Hours8:05am - 3:00pm
Early Release
8:05am - 1:45pm