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Wayne Bricker Elementary School ~ Home of the Bobcats!

Bricker Elementary is a small neighborhood public elementary school on the southeast side of Colorado Springs. It was built in 1980 and named after Wayne Bricker, a former Harrison School District 2 Superintendent. During his years of service, Wayne was Superintendent of the Year in 1975, Educator of the Year in 1977, and received many other awards in the field of education.

Our Highly Qualified and Dedicated Staff

Teachers:

  • 2 Kindergarten
  • 2 First Grade
  • 2 Second Grade
  • 2 Third Grade
  • 2 Fourth Grade
  • 2 Fifth Grade
  • 3 Culturally & Linguistically Diverse
  • 3 Moderate Needs Special Education
  • 3 Autism Program
  • .5 Music
  • .5 STEM
  • .5 Physical Education
  • .5 Art
  • 1 Math Coach
  • 1 Literacy Coach
  • .8 Interventionist

Paraprofessionals:

  • 7 Special Education
  • 1 Library/Media Technician
  • .5 Community Liaison
  • 1.5 Instructional
  • 1 Registrar
  • 1 Secretary
  • 1 Building Technician
  • 1 Nutrition Manager

Administrators:

  • 1 Principal
  • 1 Asst. Principal

Our Students

     280 awesome young student leaders in grades K-5

     40% of our students are English Language Learners

1 Center of Excellence Award

Multiple Clubs & Activities

  • 5th Grade Boys Group - SEATO
  • 5th Grade Girls Group
  • Seasonal Sports: Golf, Basketball, Soccer
  • STEM & LEGO Challenge Club
  • Art Club & Choir
  • Dance
  • Leadership
  • Seasonal Activities

2023-2024 School Culture Survey Highlights

Positives

94% of students are happy with school leadership and 90% of students feel supported in their academic endeavors.

100% of parents/guardians are happy with our school maintenance, 99% of parents/guardians gave high marks for school leadership, student support, and district core believes.

100% of staff are dedicated to our district core believes and 96% of staff feel that academic support is available.

Improvement Opportunities

  • 65% of students feel that "when things break at my school they are fixed quickly".
  • 96% of families believe that safety and behavior is a school priority.
  • 84% of staff feel that safety and behavior is not a concern, but 62% feel improvements can be made to address student bullying.

Next Steps

  • Let students know the status of work orders when repairs are scheduled.
  • Follow up with families more frequently when concerns are reported.
  • Continue the Leaders in Me and Restorative Practices programs available to staff.