Sopris Elementary School is located in the beautiful town of Glenwood Springs, and we serve students in preschool through fifth grade. At Sopris, we believe together we can reach, teach, and inspire all students to excellence. We believe all students should learn through engaging, challenging, and authentic experiences. We value relationships, hard work, and diversity. Sopris Elementary students thrive in a learning environment that fosters academic, social, and emotional growth.
Glenwood Springs is located at the confluence of the Colorado and Roaring Fork rivers just off Interstate 70. This historic town is famous for the mineral-rich waters of Glenwood Hot Springs and Pool attracting visitors for over 125 years and the towering walls of the 16-mile Glenwood Canyon which was carved by the force of the Colorado River and snow-melt from the Continental Divide. Other attractions include the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, skiing at Sunlight Mountain Resort, rafting, hiking, mountain and road cycling and much more. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the city population in 2010 was 9,614. Glenwood Springs is also the county seat of Garfield County. For more information on Glenwood Springs visit the Glenwood Springs Chamber site.