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Education: RE-1

Roaring Fork School District RE-1 is on the move. In November 2004 Garfield County Voters approved an $86 million bond, and a $1.8 million mill levy override. The bond and override will allow RE-1 to improve facilities across the districts three communities (Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, and Basalt) and to attract and retain the best staff for its over 5,000 students. Since November the district has been busy hiring architects, negotiating property acquisition, and celebrating a project that will change the face of the districts 11 traditional schools.In addition to traditional schools, RE-1 operates Bridges High School (an alternative high school in Glenwood Springs), the Carbondale Community School (a K-8 charter school in Carbondale), and a K-5 Montessori strand at Carbondale Elementary School.Each community has a high school, middle school, and at least one elementary school.The RE in RE-1 stands for re-organized, which the district was in 1959 along with just about every district in the state. RE-1 is one of three school districts serving Garfield County. The others are Garfield County School District RE-2, and Garfield County School District 16, which together serve all Garfield County communities west of Glenwood Springs. The district is lead by superintendent Fred Wall and assistant superintendent Judy Haptonstall, as well as a board of directors.The districts administrative offices are in Glenwood Springs at 1405 Grand Ave. Glenwood Springs, CO 81601. Phone: 384-6000.RE-1 Board Members are: President: Susan Hakanson, shak@rfsd.k12.co.us, 945-1593Vice President: Bruce Wampler, bwampler@rfsd.k12.co.us, 945-1590Secretary: Peter Delany, pdelany@rfsd.k12.co.us, 963-1944Tresurer: Brad Zeigel, bzeigel@rfsd.k12.co.us, 9963-0726Director: Michael Bair, mbair@rfsd.k12.co.us, 927-3931.

Basalt High SchoolPrincipal: Jim WaddickRated High on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports600 Southside DriveBasalt, CO 81621 Phone: 384-5959 Basalt Middle SchoolPrincipal: Christian KingsburyRated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports51 School StreetBasalt, CO 81621Phone: 384-5900 Basalt Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Suzanne WheelerRated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports151 East Cottonwood DriveBasalt, CO 81621Phone: 384-5800

Roaring Fork High SchoolPrincipal: Wendy MooreRated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports180 Snowmass DriveCarbondale, CO 81623Phone: 384-5757 Carbondale Middle SchoolPrincipal: Cliff ColiaRated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports455 South 3rd StreetCarbondale, CO 81623Phone: 384-5700 Carbondale Elementary SchoolPrincipals: Anna DeLay/Karen OlsenRated Low on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports600 South 3rd StreetCarbondale, CO 81623Phone: 384-5650 Crystal River Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Pat WaddickN/A160 Snowmass DriveCarbondale, CO 81623Phone: 384-5620 Carbondale Community SchoolPrincipal: Leslie EmersonThe middle school program rated average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability ReportsThe elementary school program went from high in 2002-2003 to excellent in 2003-20041505 Satank Road Carbondale, CO 81623Phone: 963-9647



Glenwood Springs High SchoolPrincipal: Mike WellsRated High on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Accountability Reports1340 Pitkin Avenue Glenwood Springs, CO 81601Phone: 384-5555 Bridges High SchoolPrincipal: Mike BlairBridges was rated average in 2002-2003 and high in 2003-2004504 W. 27th St. Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601 Phone: 384-5995 Glenwood Springs Middle SchoolPrincipal: Robert Farris Rated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports120 Soccer Field RoadGlenwood Springs, CO 81601Phone: 384-5550 Glenwood Springs Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Sony HemmanRated Average on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports916 School Street Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 Phone: 384-5450 Sopris Elementary SchoolPrincipal: Howard JayRated High on the 2002-2003 and 2003-2004 State Acountability Reports1150 Mt. Sopris DriveGlenwood Springs, CO 81601 Phone: 384-5400

The college offers everything from two-year degrees in photography and ski area management for serious students to kayaking and French classes for folks who just like to learn.CMC has community campuses in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale and Rifle in addition to a residential campus at Springs Valley, seven miles from Glenwood Springs.CMCs science and liberal arts associate degrees are often used as a stepping-stone to transfer to four-year colleges and universities.Carbondale690 Colorado AvenueCarbondale, CO 81623963-2172Glenwood Center1402 Blake AvenueGlenwood Springs, CO 81601945-7486Spring Valley3000 County Road 114Glenwood Springs, CO 81601945-7481Rifle Campus703 Railroad AveRifle, CO 81650625-1871


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