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5300 Saulsbury Ct

Arvada, CO 80002

(303) 982-1655

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 395

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Foster Elementary School

We drive from our neighborhood (where the school is highly rated) to take our kids to Foster. We are impressed with the dual immersion language program. The principal is excellent and has been very responsive to my childs needs with reading help. The teaching staff is very well prepared and dedicated. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/12

We used to live in Arvada, unfortunately we had to move to Aurora. We had our daughter in this school , Foster and the teachers are great. My daughter was learning. Here in Aurora we can't seem to find anything that compares to such a great school. It's really quite disappointing she can not attend this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/19/11

The dedication of the staff at Foster is amazing; If I have ever seen teachers and principals give 110% for their students, it has been here. My kids did not participate in the immersion program and yet they still had focused, challenging teachers. The school has so many great after school and extracurricular ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/10

Foster teaches so much more than CSAP academics. The dual immersion language program is giving my children an edge in their education and future careers. The conflict resolution and Peace Jam is helping them get along in an increasingly difficult world. They regularly come home happy and excited to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/09

This school has its heart in the right place and offers a good dual immersion program which tends to favor the Spanish speakers slightly more than the English speakers. Lower CSAP scores can be attributed to the large enrollment of native Spanish speakers so don't be perturbed by that. There is a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/07/08

Both of my children are in the Spanish Immersion program, and they are doing so well...not only with their spanish, but in all other areas as well. The principle and the teachers/staff are all amazing. I would recommend this school to ANYONE with children!!

Posted by a parent on 10/28/08

My son is in his second year at Foster (he started in the dual immersion program in kindergarten). I have been SO pleased with this school so far - the teachers have been fantastic, the principal and other leaders are innovative and are really on the ball. I like that they have taken a challenge - a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/08

Both of our children have shown fast improvement. We are very pleased with their teachers and the staff. Thank you very much Foster.

Posted by a parent on 01/24/08

I have been extremely pleased with the dual immersion Spanish program at Foster. My son was an early reader and is advanced for his grade level. The school has worked very closely with us and gone the extra mile to make sure his needs are met. They allow him to do literacy work in Spanish and they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/12/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Foster Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Foster Elementary School
Jefferson County School District No. R-1
* In 2011-2012 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Arvada schools — Foster Elementary School is located at 5300 Saulsbury Ct, Arvada CO 80002. 5300 Saulsbury Ct is in the 80002 ZIP code in Arvada, CO The school district for Foster Elementary School is the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. Foster Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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