Commended Student in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program
Congratulations to the remarkable students of Manitou Springs High School! Out of a staggering 1.3 million students who took the PSAT/NMSQT assessment worldwide in the fall of 2022, a mere 34,000 were identified as Commended based on their outstanding scores. What's even more exceptional is that four of these exceptional individuals hail from Manitou Springs High School.

Welcome to Manitou Springs School District
Manitou Springs School District 14 serves approximately 1400 students from Preschool to 12th Grade who reside in the communities of Manitou Springs, Cascade, Green Mountain Falls, Chipita Park, Crystal Park, and Cedar Heights. We serve over 500 “choice” students who come to our district from other locations in El Paso and Teller Counties.

We offer a “small town” educational environment, and we are driven by our core values of Relationships, Deep Learning, and Opportunity as we serve our children and our communities.

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Collaboration with Flying Pig Farm CDE Award
Manitou Springs School District 14 (MSSD14) prides itself in its ability to create and foster many community partnerships that have positive outcomes for students and families. One such partnership that has really grown during the 2022-2023 school year is a relationship with The Flying Pig Farm.
Finalists for Colorado Teacher of the Year
Miles Groth, sixth-grade teacher for the Mountain Academy of Arts and Sciences at Ute Pass Elementary in one of seven finalist in Colorado Teacher of the Year.
How Sick is Too Sick?
When Children and Staff Should Stay Home from School or Child Care. Please read the CDPHE guidelines
Test Scores
“Manitou Springs School District 14 was one of only two districts to have met and exceeded 2019 test scores in both math and English, according to CDE data. We attribute the success to D-14’s commitment to leadership development and focus on professional learning communities, which give teachers time to develop shared goals and success measures.
Text Message Service
We utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more. You can participate in this free service* just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587
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Affordable Internet Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.
Manitou Springs SD14 District App
Download the Manitou Springs SD 14 District App - Calendars, School Closures, Menu's, Directories, Connect 14 and more. Download on the App Store or Google Play.

BOE Meetings

BOE Regular Meeting December 7, 2023 at 5:30pm.
Zoom Link

Any member of the community who would like to participate in Public Comment will need to email Erika Warren ([email protected]) by 4:15 p.m. on the day of the meeting. She will then email you a link to join the meeting. When it is time for Public Comment, you will have 3-minutes to speak to the Board of Education.