About Us

Kyffin Elementary was opened in 1972. The school is named after an educator that served Jefferson County Schools for 37 years.

James Maurice Kyffin was a Principal of Lakewood and Wheat Ridge High Schools. He later held an administrative position in the JEFFCO R-1 School District.

In the front entryway of Kyffin Elementary there is a picture of Mr. Kyffin and over 12 awards honoring his service, dedication and commitment to children.