The mission of Kooser Elementary is educating, embracing and empowering all students for lifelong learning.

About Kooser Elementary School

Ted Kooser Elementary opened its doors on August 19, 2009. The principal was Ann Jablonski and the assistant principal was Kent Steen. It is approximately 95,000 square feet in size and has the capacity to house 792 students. It sits on approximately 15 acres of land.

Learn About Ted Kooser

The school is named for U.S. Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner, Ted Kooser. He was awarded the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his work, Delights & Shadows. We were honored to host him for our dedication ceremony and hear him read some of his poetry.