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2008 Pine St

Boulder, CO 80302

(303) 442-2282

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Whittier Elementary School

This school is awesome - Becky Escamilla is an incredible leader and makes the school so wonderful. The diversity and mixed socioeconomic population are things that work so well in this school.

Posted by a parent on 08/14/12

We are so impressed with Whittier! Simply what they do works. All of our four children have attended excellent private schools at various times and I must say that Whittier has been all around, more impressive and accurate in how it brings learning to our child. We wish they all would have had Whittier ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/10

Flatirons Elementary is wonderful because of the parents, staff and community togetherness. We come together and get things accomplished as a team.

Posted by a parent on 04/15/10

It's the oldest continously-operating elementary school in the State of Colorado. They have great diversity of students and a great IB program.

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

We are so impressed with Whittier's elementary program! Our child is exposed to foreign language classes, art, music and the IB curriculum. Children are truly challenged on a daily basis and the teacher and parent community is very tight-knit and success oriented. Best school!

Posted by a parent on 09/28/08

Hi Jhee Ahn Jung, a Korean student who graduated from this school. This is by far the best school in existence. The teachers of this school are excellent people, especially Craig Yager and Lisa Blumenthal. They really taught me a lot about life, both intellectual and emotional. This is just one of those ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/04/08

This is probably the best elementary school in the Boulder area. My wife and I know most of the staff by name and, surprisingly, they know us also. Our daughter goes to first grade and our niece and nephew go to second and fourth grade there. There's a little bit of the hippie idealism taught there, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/29/04

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Test scores for Whittier Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Whittier Elementary School
Boulder Valley School District No. Re2
* 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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Boulder schools — Whittier Elementary School is located at 2008 Pine St, Boulder CO 80302. 2008 Pine St is in the 80302 ZIP code in Boulder, CO The school district for Whittier Elementary School is the Boulder Valley School District No. Re2. Whittier Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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