Address: 6055 Travers Stakes Street, Loveland, CO 80538
History and Culture: Bamford Elementary opened fall 2021.
Bamford Elementary is named after Gary Bamford, who was a PSD leader for many years. He served as principal at Boltz Middle School in 1986 before moving into the Executive Director of Personnel for PSD role in 1989. Mr. Bamford then opened Preston Middle School as their principal in 1993. After seven years at Preston, Bamford became assistant superintendent of Secondary Schools, and briefly interim superintendent of PSD, before retiring in 2004. Bamford Elementary will carry on his legacy through strong relationships, positive climate and culture, a love for learning, and humility.
Bamford is one of three new PSD school construction projects funded by the 2016 Bond. Project details about Bamford are available on the New Southeast Elementary web page.
Academics and Activities: Bamford was intentionally designed to foster strong collaboration between staff, students, families and the community.