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 Our Fort Lewis Mesa Open House is scheduled for September 22 starting at 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Please come join us to meet your teachers and fellow Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary families. For questions, please contact Denise at 970-588-3331 or

 We will be having our Meet Your Teacher Day August 22, 2016 from 8-9 a.m. Please come visit with your teacher and bring your supplies if you haven't already. We hope to see you there!

Please take a moment to fill out a survey to identify the after school needs of your children at FLM. For questions or concerns, please contact Denise at 970-588-3331. 

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 Just a reminder that we have a meeting tonight August 9 at 6 p.m. in the Cafeteria at Fort Lewis Mesa. We will be discussing replacing the after school program at our school. The Superintendent will be here for this meeting, so please come join us and support our school. 

Interested in getting more involved in supporting the school district in the Mill Levy that will be on the ballot this fall? Contact us to learn about opportunities at 

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Roadrunner
  • Colors: Royal Blue and Yellow
  • Students: 154
  • Teachers: 16
  • Support Staff: 10

Our Mission

The mission of Durango School District 9-R, an innovative educational system committed to excellence, is to ensure each student develops the skills and attributes for lifelong learning and has the ability to compete and contribute in the global community, by guaranteeing equitable educational opportunities in a safe and healthy environment.

Contact Information


  • Principal: Karen Gray
  • School Phone: (970) 588-3331
  • School Fax: (970) 588-3629