Plateau School District No. Re-5


Plateau School District No. Re-5


Peetz Plateau School District is located in Northeastern Colorado. We are 30 minutes north of Sterling, Colorado, and 20 minutes South of Sidney, Nebraska. The school is comprised of Preschool through 12th grade in one building. The school strives to develop a sense of belonging in all of the students and families we serve. We are a FAMILY of BULDOGS. DEMOGRAPHICS • Average enrolment K-12 160 • Preschool enrollment 16 • Avg. Elementary Class Size 12 • Avg. Secondary Class Size 15 • Full-Day Kindergarten capped at 14 • Graduation rate is 100% • 79% of students enroll in postsecondary education • 1 to 1 program for all secondary students (Chromebooks), technology classes for students K-12 • Concurrent enrollment offered. • Gifted programming is available to qualified students. • Our community is highly invested in our school and its functions. • Our school has been accredited or accredited with distinction for several consecutive years. • Sports, FFA, FBLA, NHS, Student Council, Band, Music Education, Destination Imagination, Science/Math Contests, Robotics, Knowledge Bowl, Technology classes K-12 all help to create a balanced education for our students. Both the communities of Sterling and Sidney include easy access to traditional amenities seen in more urban areas. Recreation is abundant with North Sterling Reservoir located approximately 20 miles from Peetz. The cost of living is reasonable given our location with housing available in the surrounding communities.

Mission Statement

Peetz Plateau School District RE-5 shall strive to provide a safe environment, meaningful opportunities and innovative educational programs for all students so that they reach their learning potential, including that they meet or exceed state and district content standards, through partnerships between home, school and the community. It is the purpose of education in Peetz Plateau School District to develop in each individual: • Worthy intellectual processes, including essential communication skills, and capability in inquiry, analysis, and problem-solving techniques, and development of a reflective and examining nature • A moral and humane character and philosophy, accompanied by the ability to exercise moral and ethical judgment and establish moral and ethical standards • Mental and physical health • A sense of self-realization which includes a sense of dignity, self-worth and job goals and a sense of artistry and grace • Competence in human and social relations • The ability and desire to exercise responsible citizenship, requiring a sense of history and an understanding and appreciation of our cultural heritage • Economic/occupational competence, which includes abilities to function in the economic system, select an occupation, gain job entry or to pursue further occupational training, or attend an institution of higher education.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Peetz Plateau School District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, handicap in admissions or access to, or treatment, or employment in educational programs or activities which it operates.

Plateau School District No. Re-5