Ayres Primary Elementary School

Inspiring every student to think, learn, achieve and care


    Carrie G. Ayres Elementary 
    Office Hours
    7:15 - 4:15 Tues-Fri 

    1812 Robin Road
    Sterling, CO   80751
    (970) 522-1409 - Phone
    (970) 522- 5908 - Fax 


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    We will be back in the office beginning July 25th!!

    Have a great summer!!


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  • If you are visiting the school for any reason, please be sure to check into the office and get a Visitor sticker

    - this includes playground and cafeteria visits before school.  

    Thank you for helping us keep our students safe!!

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Bell Schedule

  • Students can be dropped off at 7:30 am

    Breakfast is served 7:30-7:55 am

    The first bell rings at 7:55 and the tardy bell is at 8:00

    Kindergarten dismisses at 3:20

    1st and 2nd grades dismiss at 3:25

District Info


                                  Strong Schools, Strong Community  

    Reciprocal benefits of a strong school district and a strong community

    • Staff supports businesses
    • Well educated students create a stronger citizenry
    • Communities with quality schools have lower crime rates
    • Better educated citizens make better employees

    Partnerships between the City of Sterling and RE-1 Valley School District:

    • Past 20 years: South Platte Youth Football, ( volleyball clubs, soccer clubs, softball/baseball clubs)
    • With SPYFL alone: 400 youth playing every Saturday; families shopping at Sterling businesses, buying gasoline eating at our restaurants, etc.
    • Youth city league uses facilities of RE-1 Valley as part of our MOU with the City of Sterling. These activities bring out families and help bring business to the town.

    Recent additions to Career and Tech Ed opportunities:

    • Adding Agriculture extensions such as Hydroponics and Drone aviation
    • Digital Photography
    • Digital Art
    • Maker Space (3D Printers)
    • `Cold Vinyl Printers (making signs, teaching how to manage a business)
    • Engraving
    • Student Internships (Click here for list)

    Points of Pride:

    • 2 Boettcher Scholarship Finalists this year
    • State and National champions in FBLA, FFA, Science and Engineering, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, and Athletics
    • Award winning Students in the Arts (Music, Band, Visual Arts)

    Key Accomplishments:

    • 83.3% graduation rate; 90% completion rate (longer than 4 years)
    • 70.5% of graduates enrolled in postsecondary education
    • 94.3% retention rate at 4-year institutions for RE-1 Valley grads
    • 80% of Junior and Seniors enrolled in at least one College Concurrent Enrollment Courses
    • 74% of students participating in two or more co-curricular activities
    • All Schools’ Performance Frameworks at highest level state assigns


      We made the top 50!                               
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    2005 Mill Levy Expenditures by year.

    2005 Mill Levy Expenditures in 2018.