Ryan Elementary Lafayette

Lafayette Grade School

Ryan Elementary School sign
Ryan Elementary STEAM

Ryan Elementary STEAM school is located at 1405 Centaur Village Drive, Lafayette, Colorado 80026.   What does STEAM stand for? Great question.  Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics.   Foundations for an excellent education and preparation in life.

And everybody knows your name.

At Ryan Elementary, there is a real sense of community. This is an important part of school.  It is present in the culture of the community. Do you remember the fun intro to the eighties tv show “Cheers?” Where everybody knows your name?

Ryan Elementary PTA

A backbone of the school, the Parent Teacher Association is big on fundraising and school support. With it’s own website and frequent newsletters and updates, Ryan Elementary PTA plays an important role in the community.  Part cheerleader, part support oversight, part fundraiser.  The PTA has recently begun promoting Digital Citizenship, protecting our youth from the intrusion of the internet (think cyber bullying).

Back to Basics Fundraising

Ryan Elementary school is back to the basics when it comes to fund raising.  Just about every program you can imagine is a revenue source for this community school.  Children and parents are encouraged to participate in programs that create integral financing for Ryan Elementary.

  • Boxtops For Education is a great program.   Here is the link for Ryan Elementary.  The program has been in place since 1996 and allows schools to earn up to $20,000 annually.
  • Ryan Elementary also participates in Labels For Education.  Clip labels from beverages and cans of soup.  Sign up for the national program here.
  • Payback Book Fundraiser is an annual event at Ryan Elementary.  Combining reading and fundraising, the school is able to net 50% of gross sales as donations.  And children get to read great books.
  • Check the school’s website for more fundraising opportunities.  There are a lot of creative ideas every year that translate into gratifying fundraising opportunities.

Ryan Elementary FAQ

As part of the BVSD, Ryan Elementary offers healthy and nutritious eating options. Breakfast and lunch are served at the school.  Qualifying students can receive discounted or free meals.   Otherwise, it is $2.95 for lunch.

There are plenty of great after school programs at Ryan Elementary.  Join a club, get involved, meet new friends.   A wide range of activities include Lego Robotics, Chess Club and even a Year Book Committee.

SEAC; stands for Special Education Advisory Committee.  SEAC exists to ensure those students with special needs not only do not get left behind, but have the opportunity to excel while at Ryan Elementary.

School Supplies – it seems every year we have to buy a lot of pencils for kids.  Here is the 2013-14 school supply list for Ryan Elementary. Ryan STEAM School School Supply List 2013 2014

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