Valdez Elementary School

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2525 W 29th Ave

Denver, CO 80211

(720) 424-3310

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 390

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Valdez Elementary School

best community of parens and teachers around! cafeteria staff wonderful and on site breakfast program as well as before and afterschool care terrific!

Posted by a parent on 10/10/13

Please don't let the Great Schools rating fool you. I am not sure how they come up with their rating system as we have been at a 1 since we started at the school and our scores have gone up every year. Last year's 3rd grade class had 60% proficient or advanced and those stats were for both native English ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/13

Valdez Elementary is one of the most progressive, energetic schools in the DPS system. My child is thriving there, and has made enormous progress in learning Spanish. The teachers are inspired and devoted, and families are dedicated to making this exceptional school work.

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

Compared to other schools don't know, but the culture at the school seem to lack substance. The way the no child left behind is implemented in this school is leaving the English speaking children out in the cold. Bilingual program is the worst I have ever seen. My child was bilingual before now she ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/13

I have a problem with some of the staff at Valdez I have children and siblings that go to this school. One of my kids that happens to be my little brother has been Bullyed for their weight and teased cause our mother passed as for my little sister she gets made fun of. So when I go and talk to the staff ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/12

Wonderful school!! I have three children here and am happier each yr. with the consistent progression of every part of this school!

Posted by a parent on 11/09/11

the teachers are the best they always let me know how my kids are doing and let me know tips on how to help keep learning at the level at home if they have concerns or questions they always let me know asap they are always on top of my childrens learning i trust them completely with my kids learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/29/10

It combines Dual-Language (Spanish and English) and Montessori curricula, helping Spanish-speaking students get a head start toward academic excellence, and English-speaking students get an enriching immersion experience in a second language.

Posted by a parent on 04/29/10

The youngest children are in Montessori dual Spanish-English program that encourages creativity and self discipline and celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood.

Posted by a other on 04/24/10

My son attended first grade here after transferring from out of state. The caliber of the teachers and prinicpal is fantastic! My son's understanding of spanish has skyrocketed and he has excelled in literacy. At the beginning of the year I will say they were disorganized, but that quickly got fixed. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/05/09

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Test scores
Test scores for Valdez Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Valdez 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 — Valdez Elementary School is located at 2525 W 29th Ave, Denver CO 80211. 2525 W 29th Ave is in the 80211 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for Valdez Elementary School is the Denver Public Schools No. 1. Valdez Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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