Trails West Elementary School

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5400 S Waco St

Centennial, CO 80015

(720) 886-8500

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 541

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Trails West Elementary School

Trails West Elementary is excellent! The school emphasizes the importance of reading and encourages children to read every day and to fully comprehend WHAT they read about. Trails West participates in REACH program, which allows children with advanced knowledge to be involved in challenging projects ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/09/12

I believe Trails West is an amazing school. All of the Teacher's my daughter has had, have been wonderful. A certian Kindergarten teacher has went above and beyond to work with my daughter, she continues to work with her and my daughter is now going into 4th grade! Mr. Strikland is a wonderful principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/11

Trails West is the best elementary school any of my kids has attended. From the principal, Mr. Strickland to the teachers and staff; Trails West teaches our kids to live, love, laugh, and learn! They not only reinforce how important is it to excel in academics, they remind students to be good citizens ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

Trails West Elementary is an excellent school. I really feel that my property values are protected by having such a great school in our neighborhood. I know most people don't know about this great school because it is tucked away in the housing development. It is very safe and supervised at all times. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/21/09

i love trails west it is an awsome school the teachers are great and everyone is friendly the school name is called trails west elememnetry school when you ask me to rate a school trails west comes to my mind first!!!

Posted by a student on 03/01/08

My daughter attended Trails West Elementry form K-3 and mostly liked it the only things that my family did not like was that there gifted program is not where it should be and the after school program is very unsatisfactory. When we moved to littleton we found that there are some schools that handly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/11/07

Trails West has been the most outstanding school our family has attended in Cherry Creek Schools. My daughter is thriving and enjoying the many after school activities offered. The staff is excellent, the leadership is terrific, and safety is of the utmost importance to this staff. I believe this school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/10/07

I have loved my experience with Trails West. It is nice to have a principal that recognizes the good kids on a regular bases and rewards them for their efforts. The teachers that my kids were lucky to have went the extra mile to make sure that they learned in a way that fit them best. I am lucky that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/24/07

Wow, I can't say enough about this school. It has the world's best principal and a great teaching staff. My kids learned so much everyday and couldn't wait to get to school in the morning. I don't think you could find a better place to trust your kids to learn!

Posted by a parent on 08/09/06

Very disappointing. Discipline problems, school bulling runs rampant. Academics is not where it should be for this district. Not at all happy with this school. Transferring out.

Posted by a parent on 05/09/06

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Test scores for Trails West Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Trails West Elementary School
Cherry Creek, School District No. 5
* 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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Centennial schools — Trails West Elementary School is located at 5400 S Waco St, Centennial CO 80015. 5400 S Waco St is in the 80015 ZIP code in Centennial, CO The school district for Trails West Elementary School is the Cherry Creek, School District No. 5. Trails West Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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