Buena Vista Elementary School

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924 W Pikes Peak Ave

Colorado Springs, CO 80905

(719) 328-4100

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 260

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Buena Vista Elementary School

Buena Vista is the only public Montessori elementary school in Colorado Springs. We have found the teachers incredibly engaged and helpful Teachers work with each child's particular learning style to get the most out of them for each subject and constantly challenge them. Our daughter is challenged ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/08/14

Best public elementary in D 11- kids love to go to school every day- great teachers

Posted by a parent on 08/21/13

wonderful school - very caring staff, super nice administration, this is a smaller school where people still know the students names. The Montessori concept is wonderful. The kids are unlike other public elementary kids - they learn how to learn and most importantly they enjoy to learn. The classrooms ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/13

Both our children are thriving at BV, thanks to the passionate teachers and the Montessori classrooms. Academics matter to our family and also the encouragement and development of the whole child. Buena Vista Montessori offers both and a great school community. So glad D-11 has this excellent option ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/13

I have all my 3 kids in Pre K and K and they all love it and so do I .I couldn't ask for a better school.

Posted by a parent on 10/12/12

My daughter came to BV two years ago and has absolutely thrived! The teachers know the kids and quickly get them any assistance that they need. The aides ensure that if a child needs some assistance during an assignment they get it. I volunteer regularly and will continue to do so. I have loved our experience ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/06/10

It is a public Montessori school that respects the way children learn.

Posted by a parent on 05/05/10

Buena Vista is a vibrant, thriving learning environment. The kids are enthusiastic ant the teachers dynamic. As along time teacher BV restores my belief in the public schools.

Posted by a parent on 04/20/10

I am a parent of 2 children at Buena Vista Elementary, for 3 years now Buena Vista Elementary offers the only Tuition-Free Public Montessori Program in town (K-5th grade). We have paid tuition for our preschoolers to go to Buena Vista for it's Montessori Program. We chose a Montessori Education at ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/15/08

My son is a first year pre-k student and we are all very happy with Buena Vista. My son's teacher is extremely committed to her students and the staff from principal on down are excellent. We permit in and would not consider going any where else.

Posted by a parent on 12/12/08

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Test scores for Buena Vista Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Buena Vista Elementary School
Colorado Springs School District No. 11
* 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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Colorado Springs schools — Buena Vista Elementary School is located at 924 W Pikes Peak Ave, Colorado Springs CO 80905. 924 W Pikes Peak Ave is in the 80905 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for Buena Vista Elementary School is the Colorado Springs School District No. 11. Buena Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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