Riffenburgh Elementary, an IB World School

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Address:?1320 East Stuart Street, Fort Collins 80525
Phone:?970-488-7935


History and Culture
Riffenburgh Elementary School, which opened in 1968, was named for Waldo Riffenburgh,?former president of the ║┌┴¤═°Board of Education.?Riffenburgh Elementary is an International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years School, providing?concept-based, trans-disciplinary units and an inquiry-based approach to learning.?

Academics and Activities
Riffenburghí»s school-wide character education program teaches students social skills to make?safe, responsible choices. Rigorous standards in math and literacy, using PSDí»s standards based?curriculum, are emphasized and assessed. Gifted and talented, reading services, as?well as special education resources, speech/language, and O/T programs are also offered to?address the individual needs of each student.?Enrichment activities include Odyssey of the Mind, the Rockiní» Roadrunner Choir, Little Kids?Rock Band, student council, accelerated reading, running and chess clubs, Spanish enrichment?classes, character education, active fieldwork and research through our National Science?Foundation grant, and Missoula Childrení»s Theatre.