French Elementary School

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5225 Alturas Dr

Colorado Springs, CO 80911

(719) 391-3495

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 650

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for French Elementary School

My son had attended this school for 5 years and he is a mess. I am not allowed at the school any longer but when I use to visit every Friday, I would dread having to check in because the Secretaries are so judgmental and rude and cold. You see children walking down the hall with their hands clasped ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/13

I am so disappointed to see how far downhill this school has gone. I have seen many teachers talking down to students and even had my fifth grader yelled at and my son's teacher even told his class that she couldn't wait for them to go to middle school because they were "so awful." I cannot believe ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/11/13

My daughter is 7 years old and I am so sad that all of her love of learning is gone! The teacher used powerpoint all day long! We don t even use powerpoint for more than a short presentation in the business world! If adults can t stand it, I can t imagine what my poor daughter went through. Now that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/11/13

We removed our child from this school after 2 years. 4th grade was a NIGHTMARE! Talk about a teacher who had checked out and was ready for retirement, with 10 years to go. 5th grade, the teacher found another job and just did not show up on a Monday. No notice nothing. the kids sat in their room ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/13

It must be staff or the school has changed. The teachers talk down to the children. They speak over them and walking around as if the children owe them something. The other day a smal child (5) sat down to eat at an empty table an the teacher watching over the children fliped out on the child. She started ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/12/13

the teaxhers are awesome the principals are awesome the students are awesome what is not awesome about this school!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/10

We loved this school! The teachers are fantastic and really care about the kids. My only complaint is that they teach to the CSAP testing.

Posted by a parent on 04/30/08

This is one of the best elementary schools in Colorado. The staff is excellent and go above and beyond teaching and learning. Everyone from the principal down to the janitors has always been extra helpful and willing to go the extra mile. I would highly recommend this school to anyone in the Widefield/Security ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/04

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Test scores for French Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
French Elementary School
Widefield School District No. 3
* 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 — French Elementary School is located at 5225 Alturas Dr, Colorado Springs CO 80911. 5225 Alturas Dr is in the 80911 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for French Elementary School is the Widefield School District No. 3. French Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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