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Cookie Dough Pick Up
Please pick up your child's cookie dough after their Parent/Teacher Conference on Monday, November 24th and Tuesday, November 25th in the cafeteria.  If cookie dough is NOT picked up during conferences, they will be available th... Continue
Posted by: Julie Gnerich
Published: 11/14/14

Snacks at School
Snack Policy at Recess

APS policy states that students are not allowed to take food outside after lunch to eat on the playground.  During the morning recess, they may take individual snacks outside and are expected to throw away the trash ... Continue
Posted by: Julie Gnerich
Published: 11/7/14

This will be New Mexico's first year taking PARCC tests! 

At Matheson Park Elementary ALL 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will take this test (unless parents have signed an Exemption Form).

The Partnership for Assessment of Re... Continue
Posted by: Elaine Romero
Published: 10/16/14

There are NEW REQUIRED TESTS being given at EVERY grade level this year. Tests include:

K-3 DIBELS                           Aug 13 - Sept. 10

K-3 DIBELS       &... Continue
Posted by: Elaine Romero
Published: 8/16/14

School Hours


The tardy bell will ring at 7:43am. If your child arrives after the 7:43 bell they will need to check in at the office and get a tardy pass to be admitted to class.


Children may be on campus no earlier than 7:30am, unless enrolled in Parks and Rec, and must be picked up or in Parks and Rec no later than 2:05.




Just a reminder that breakfast is served each morning from 7:30am-7:40am in the cafeteria. 


Staff, parents, and students
all learning together.

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Mission Statement

At Matheson Park Elementary School, our purpose is to provide an open and affirming learning atmosphere with attention to safety and a nurturing environment. While valuing all people, we will encourage effort and expect achievement with regard to all state standards and national guidelines. Our goal is to show measurable increases in all academic levels and to provide rich opportunities for building life-skills.

SUCCESSFUL 1st Trimester Underway


We are quickly moving towards the end of the FIRST NINE WEEKS!  


Fall Break and Balloon Fiesta are over.  Leaves are falling from the trees (and keeping our custodians busy).  


Here are some important dates coming up:

  • ​Don't forget the CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS ON Sunday, November 2nd.  We change BACK (and get an extra hour of rest in the morning). 
  • Don't forget to VOTE on Tuesday, November 4th - this is our American Right and Responsibility which previous generations have fought hard for.  We do have school on November 4th.  VOTE.
  • Conferences will be coming up the week of November 24 - get specific information from your childs teachers.

Keep an eye on the calendar for more important dates for Matheson Park Elementary School! We appreciate each of our families!

Report An Absence:

Please call the Main Office at
291-6837 ext. 2
to inform us of an absence.

Today: 11/24/14
All Day: Parent Teacher Conferences

Registration Information


The following documents are needed for Kindergarten registration:


  • Proof of residency
  • Copy of birth certificate
  • Copy of updated shot record
  • If Native American please bring child’s CIB  


The registration packet is not complete until all required documents have been provided. We are unable to except packets until they are complete.

*Student must be 5 years of age before September 1st to register for Kindergarten.


ALL students registering at Matheson Park Elementary need proof of residency.

Constitution Day

New Bus Stop

There is a new bus stop this year at Claremont and Algodones that was created so that the students don't have to cross Juan Tabo.  Bus 98 picks up students at that stop at 7:21.  If this is close to your house, it is a safer bus stop for your child.

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