Welcome to Chinook Trail---home of the GROWLing tigers! Chinook Trail opened in 2007 and is one of Academy District Twenty’s newest schools. Our school is proud of both its history of high academic achievement as well as its emphasis on strong character, citizenship, and multicultural education. Our talented teaching staff is committed to the academic growth of every student.
Mr. Patrick Schumaker brings 25 years of education experience to the school. He received his bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Kansas State University. His master’s degree is in special education from Wichita State University, and his administrative credential is from the University of Denver. Patrick began his teaching career in Wichita, KS as a special education teacher. Following that, he taught elementary students in grades 3-5 before moving to Colorado Springs. Patrick served as a literacy coach in District Twenty before becoming an administrator with Edison Learning and Fountain Ft. Carson. He has been the principal at Chinook Trail since 2011. Patrick is happily married to Tracy, a 3rd grade teacher at Mountain View Elementary. They are the proud parents of Abigail, a Senior at Liberty High School, and Gracelynn, a 6th grade student at Challenger Middle School. In their free time, the family enjoys traveling, running, and following Kansas State University football. Patrick enjoys greeting students as they begin each day as well as honoring students monthly for modeling exceptional character in the classroom.
Principal- Patrick (Pat) Schumaker
Mrs. B.J. Campbell became an elementary teacher over twenty years ago after being a principal's secretary and staff development secretary in Colorado Springs School District Eleven. As an elementary teacher who worked with Kindergarten students then whole school K-5 reading at High Plains Elementary, she was prepared for her dream job in administration. Her administrator experience includes positions at High Plains Elementary, Frontier Elementary, and Chinook Trail Elementary School. She received her BS in Business Management at Chapman University after spending time in the U.S. Army as an Avionics Mechanic. BJ received her Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and received administrative licensure from the first Academy District Twenty/UCCS program. She is married to Jessie, a Florida transplant and Western Forge - Forger, and has an awesome son, Matthew, who is attending Denver University. Every year her greatest joy has been the first day of school when she welcomes kids, parents, grandparents and teachers back to the building where they get to be a part of all types of learning.
Assistant Principal - BJ Campbell
Your school administrators are here to ensure that all students have a successful elementary school experience. Please don’t hesitate to contact either of us if we can be of assistance to you. Our school office is open daily from 8:00AM-4:15PM.
Office (719) 234-5700