Why Work at Cheyenne Mountain School District?

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Eric Paugh

Director of Human Resources

paugh@cmsd12.org I 719 475-6100

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Our Culture

The Cheyenne Mountain School District has a culture steeped in a tradition of excellence in academics, the fine arts, and athletics.

Being at or near the top of all schools in Colorado and the Nation in academic achievement is the result of students who come to school ready to learn, strong parent and community participation and support, and outstanding teachers, administrators, and a board of education who are committed to providing an environment conducive to all aspects of learning. Approximately 90% of our graduates go on to college, many in the most prestigious colleges and universities in the nation.

The Cheyenne Mountain School District is located in the southwest corner of beautiful Colorado Springs, Colorado. The District has a total enrollment of approximately 4,600 students in preschool through twelfth grade. There are a total of five elementary schools offering grades K-6, and one preschool. The District has one junior high school for grades 7-8, a high school for grades 9-12, and a charter school serving grades K-6.

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Our Community

  • Well-behaved and highly motivated students

  • Strong parent support as evidenced by many parent volunteers

  • Strong community support as evidenced by voter approval of all six referendums for new buildings and general operating funds during the past fifteen years

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Our Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive teacher salary schedule

  • Competitive benefits program with significant contributions by the District to employees' health, dental, long-term disability, and life insurances

  • Strong support from administration and Board of Education

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Our Curriculum

  • Excellent programs for high-risk students in special education, English Language Learners, gifted and talented, and 504 support

  • Broad-based use of technology

  • All schools have counselors and learning specialists to provide student support

  • Extensive high school Advanced Placement offerings and participation

  • Extraordinary programs in the fine arts and athletics


Our Facilities

  • Modern, safe, and well-equipped school facilities

  • Well-equipped media centers in every school


Thank you for your interest in Employment Opportunities within the Cheyenne Mountain School District.

Questions about Teacher Licensing and Certification

If you have any questions regarding teacher licensing and certification,
please visit the Colorado Department of Education website at:

CDE Licensing Information

Questions Specific to Cheyenne Mountain School District

Questions regarding Employment Opportunities in the Cheyenne Mountain School District can be directed to the Administration Office at: (719) 475-6100

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