Arroyos Del Norte Elementary


Arroyos Del Norte Elementary School (ADNE) is located between two small communities, which are Arroyo Seco and Arroyo Hondo.  This is how the school got it’s name.  Arroyos Del Norte Elementary is sixteen years old.  It was built in 1998. The school serves these two communities in grades Pre K-5.   The average class size is 17.  Come visit our beautiful school and meet our highly qualified staff.

The school climate at Arroyos Del Norte Elementary is parent and student friendly.  Student work is displayed throughout the school and in every classroom.  Students
are appreciated and rewarded for perfect attendance, citizenship, academic
achievement and academic improvement.  The school has an open-door policy where we encourage parental involvement via cafeteria, playground or classroom helper.

For the 2014-2015 School Year we are offering:

  • Dual Language 50/50 Model and Regular Education Classrooms
  • Guided Reading
  • Music, Art, Library, Computers & Physical Education
  • Free breakfast and lunch
  • Ski Club and Basketball
  • Our own Nature Trail
  • Enhancement Program
  • Pre-School for 3 & 4 year olds



Daily Schedule for Students                              

Supervision of students begins at 8:10 a.m and ends at 3:45 p.m.  No staff member is
monitoring students prior to or after that time. For the safety of our students, if a student is on campus after 3:45 p.m. they will be expected to join the after school program for a nominal fee.                                                                                                                                        

11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. – lunch recess 11:45 a.m.- 12:10 p.m. -Lunch for K,1st & 2nd
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.- lunch recess 12:15 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.  Lunch for 3rd, 4th & 5th
Please see school calendar for early  Wednesday dismissals and days off.


August 6, 2014 – Guided Reading Level Assessment for 1st and 2nd grade students – 8:00-3:00

August 7, 2014 – Guided Reading Level Assessment for 3rd, 4th. and 5th grade students – 8:00-3:00

August 13, 2014 -Parent Teacher Conferences- Teachers will call and make an appointment

August 14, 2014 – 1st Day of School

August 20, 2014 - Open House/Exceptional Program/ Title I Bilingual Night 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

Supply Lists will be in the Taos News, Walgreens, and Wal-Mart.




P.O. Box 279
405 Hondo/Seco Road,  Arroyo Seco, NM  87514
Phone Number- (575)737-6175  


Claire Briggs- Pre-School Teacher                                                                                        Lourdes Martinez- Educational Assistant for Pre-School                                                    Sonya Romero-Kindergarten Teacher
Angela Lack – Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher
Linda Madrid
– First Grade Dual Language Teacher
Maria Vasquez– Second Grade Dual Language Teacher
Juanita Lavadie – Second/Third Multilevel Teacher                                                               Gess Healey – Third Grade Dual Language Teacher                                                             Janell Farwell - Fourth Grade Dual Language Teacher
Jennifer Martinez- Fourth/Fifth Multilevel Teacher                                                           Laura DuMond-Kerr – Fifth Grade Dual Language Teacher
Barnaby Hazen – Music Teacher (Mondays and Tuesdays)    �
Siena Sanderson – Art Teacher
Corey Shropshire  – P.E. Teacher (Thursdays and Fridays)         �
Stephanie Daffron– Exceptional Programs and Enhancement Teacher
Shannon Dopke – Exceptional Programs Intern
Stacey Swinehart – Title 1 Teacher

Phyllis Yardman, R.N.
Rose Leceti
Cheryl Rascon – Parent Volunteer                                                                                                    Speech
Helen Rynaski
 Mike Pacheco
Tom Martinez
Bernadette Mondragon
Tina Martinez
Social Workers
James Lucero- General Ed
Joe Sasson- Exceptional Programs                 

Critical Dates 2014-2015



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