P.B.I.S. Mission Statement

    Mancos School District RE-6


    By creating and maintaining a safe and effective learning environment using Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (P.B.I.S.), we believe ideal 
    academic and behavioral success can be reached.


    What is Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports? *

    • PBIS is a systems approach to enhancing the capacity of schools to educate all children by developing research-based, school-wide, and classroom behavior support systems.

    • PBIS provides systems for schools to design, implement, and evaluate effective school-wide, classroom, non-classroom, and student specific plans.

    • PBIS includes school-wide procedures and processes intended for all students and all staff in allsettings.

    • PBIS includes a community and family partnership. 

    *For more information refer to www.pbis.org


    PBIS in the Mancos School District


    3 R's  

    The 3 R’s




    • PBIS includes a set of school-wide expectations for classroom and non-classroom settings.
    • PBIS embraces the acknowledgement of students and staff demonstrating the 3 R’s.
                         *For more information refer to School Expectation Matrices


    PBIS at a Glance


    Five Praises to One Correction*

    • Staff constantly teach and refer to our school-wide expectations.
    • More praise than correction is expressed toward students.
      Students are talked to with respect using a positive voicetone.
    • Everyone in the class is actively engaged during instruction.
    • Staff uses pre-correcting, prompting, and redirecting while teaching.
    • Staff look for the positive first and provide encouraging,
      immediate, frequent, and explicit feedback.
    *For more information refer to: 

    School Expectation



    Middle School

    High School


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    Acknowledgement Systems
    “Caught Being Goods”

    Middle School:
    “Blue Jay Bucks”

    High School:
     “Blue Jay Benjamins”  
    Students demonstrating the 3 R’s earn coupons toward
    incentives and rewards that have been either donated
    by community businesses or purchased by the
    Mancos School District.
    *For additional acknowledgement ideas refer to: