James Irwin Charter Elementary School

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5525 Astrozon Blvd

Colorado Springs, CO 80916

(719) 591-2122

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 515

Students Per Teacher: 25

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48 Parent Reviews for James Irwin Charter Elementary School

My students attended here for several years. However, this year I have moved them to another HSD2 school and am very glad I did. I work in education and have watched the test scores and achievement data - this school does not grow kids. If a student comes in advanced, they stay advanced. If a kid ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/13

I am so grateful knowing that my children go to James Irwin Elementary School. The core knowledge they're teaching is remarkable.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/13

I just read a few one star comments. Sad because these parents are blaming the school for teaching their children or child the best way possible. Come on parents. It is our responsibility to follow up what our children had learned in school. Don't be mad for sitting down with your student guiding them ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/13

Our grandchildren attend James Irwin Elementary. We live in Georgia, visit often (6 times last year) and attend school programs and have sat-in during class. So impressive, the teachers know how to hold the children's attention. They learn to chant important facts and historical events, which helps ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/23/13

James Irwin is phenomenal! If your goal is to raise a child of character, discipline and determination to succeed, what a great partner to help you get them there! If providing a private school level education is important to you (though this one is of no cost) then you will not find a better school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

I am so proud of the 4th Graders! You have done an amazing job with teaching them music and specifically the Recorder. My Daughter has enjoyed this so much! She especially loved the challenge that you put out for them to earn the different colored karate belts! This was such a neat program! The poetry ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/13

I have to step up here. As a parent of a long-term student at JICES, I am appalled at the attitudes of the REVIEWS here. You must understand JICES is a school of choice and it is a school focused on academics. If your son has the talent and skill to be a great football player, James Irwin is not for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/22/13

I have 2 kids that both started there in Kindergarten. At first I was really excited for a quality education, but later learned this was not the case. First of all, I am not bitter towards the school but simply want to state very realistic facts. The school teaches in dictation style in which the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/13

My daughter kept bringing home her report card with mostly A s and B s. I was then pulled into a conference and told my daughter was struggling in class and they needed her to do tutoring. I was confused about how she needed tutoring with A s and B s. I was told her A s and B s were in material below ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/18/13

I work for the school, although I am not a teacher. It saddens me to see some of the negative comments here, as I believe they truly are not justified. In fact, I notice some of the language used in each of the negative entries is the same, and so it leads me to believe it is only one person here that ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/05/13

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TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
James Irwin Charter Elementary School
Harrison School District No. 2
Colorado
* 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 — James Irwin Charter Elementary School is located at 5525 Astrozon Blvd, Colorado Springs CO 80916. 5525 Astrozon Blvd is in the 80916 ZIP code in Colorado Springs, CO The school district for James Irwin Charter Elementary School is the Harrison School District No. 2. James Irwin Charter Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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