Riffenburgh Elementary School

1320 East Stuart Street Fort Collins CO 80525
Principal: Melanie Mierzwa
Phone:(970) 488-7935 Fax:(970) 488-7937 Attendance: (970) 488-7936
Hours:8:45am-3:28pm 1/2 Day Kindergarten Hours:8:45am-12:30pm

Learner Profile

A fundamental goal of the Primary Years Program is to nurture attributes which characterize a successful, international student. Primary Years Program students are:

Inquirers: Their natural curiosity has been nurtured. They have acquired the skills necessary to conduct purposeful, constructive research. They actively enjoy learning and the love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.

Thinkers: They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to make sound decisions and to solve complex problems.

Communicators: They receive and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language, including the language of mathematical symbols.

Risk-takers: They approach unfamiliar situations without anxiety and have the confidence and independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are courageous and articulate in defending those things in which they believe.

Knowledgeable: They have spent time in our schools exploring themes which have global relevance and importance. In so doing, they have acquired a critical mass of significant knowledge.

Principled: They have a sound grasp of the principles of moral reasoning. They have integrity, honesty and a sense of fairness and justice.

Caring: They show sensitivity towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a sense of personal commitment to action and service.

 Open-minded: They respect the views, values and traditions of other individuals and cultures and are accustomed to seeking and considering a range of points of view.

 Balanced: They understand the importance of physical and mental balance and personal well-being.

 Reflective: They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and analyse their personal strengths and weaknesses in a constructive manner.

  
 For more information about International Baccalaureate Programs go to the link below or visit our school.

   
    International Baccalaureate Organization