Colfax Elementary School

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1526 Tennyson St

Denver, CO 80204

(720) 424-8740

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 420

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Colfax Elementary School

This school is aweful!!!! I ended up having to pull her out of the school. My daughter who could not wait to start kinder, who loves going anywhere w/ other kids would hold onto my jacket screaming &crying because she hated this school so much all the kids were mean to her they wouldn't play with her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/25/14

As a parent i am very satisfied with this school. My kids excelled at this school and continue to do so. Mrs. Martinez was a great principle and will be missed:( Great communication, parents are treated with respect. Stay involved with your children this is in every school Blam is not always the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/14

I was pleased with this school up until last year...I am disappointed with things that have taken place at this school...I would like to remind a few teachers that best way to advertise your school is through word of mouth. Although there are some really good teachers, there are some that do not know ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/14/12

Colfax Tigers are slowly but surely climbing up the education ladder, and no one can stop us. As the parent of a young soon to be second grade tiger cub I am so excited about the up-coming school year. We will have an amazing teacher this year because the entire staff is amazing, hard working, and genuinely ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/09/12

I disagree about the bullying, I have witnessed firsthand how quickly the principal and staff work to keep the children safe at all levels and how quickly they respond to unaceptable behavior. The principal and staff at Colfax are amazingly patient and truly caring when it comes to all aspects of the ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/05/11

this school is horrible the bully tolerance is a joke my son was bullied for 2 years and now again this year they were going to put him in the same class again also the principal is a joke no communication between faculty and parents only a hand full of good teachers i would not recommend this school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/11

My son is a kindergarten student in Ms. Toni's class. He adores this school! Under the genuinely caring and supportive guidance of his teacher and her staff. he has quickly learned to read, does basic math, and has developed an overall love of learning. Colfax teachers and staff are down to earth, go ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/08

To start off colfax is a great elementary school. The level of commitment from the teachers is unbellivable. The staff there is amazing. The staff and the teachers have always found it neccessary to involve our kids with any and all activities as possible. The quallity of academics their is great ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 01/10/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Colfax Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Colfax Elementary School
Denver Public Schools No. 1
* 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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Denver schools — Colfax Elementary School is located at 1526 Tennyson St, Denver CO 80204. 1526 Tennyson St is in the 80204 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for Colfax Elementary School is the Denver Public Schools No. 1. Colfax Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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