Vanguard Classical School

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801 Yosemite St

Denver, CO 80230

(303) 691-2384

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 522

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

29 Parent Reviews for Vanguard Classical School

I moved my son from Aurora Academy to Vanguard Classical School - East Campus. We love the facility and the value placed on Education is exceptional. The school was very transparent about the homework policy and their adherence to the Core Knowledge framework. The school also has alot of enrichment programs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/06/15

If you like military school and want your children to have no childhood than this is the school for you, this place is just miserable, my kids attend the new east campus. You walk in to the unfriendly staff and don't hear a singe sound no children, NOTHING! The lack of friendliness in the place is incredible,and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/23/15

My children attend the new Vanguard East campus located in Aurora. First of all the new facility is absolutely beautiful! I can't wait until the field and gym are complete. My children love it here. They are excelling academically and socially .Their teachers are very engaged and with two teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/15

My child attended this school briefly until we discovered the way this school is run. The administration is very unfriendly and seem to be promoting a very conservative, religious agenda. For example, items at the book fair must first be checked by them personally to make sure nothing is sold they deem ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/14

It concerns me that the only ratings on this school are positive. They do not represent the many concerns that parents have with Vanguard in a variety of areas: 1. The continuous turn over in staff, resulting lack of consistency from year to year, and regular hiring of new, inexperienced teachers is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/30/14

I have written another review on Vanguard but I also want to note that I love the diversity in this school. I was a little worried at first because the core program is very conservative and my son is being raised in a two-mommy household. After a number of school events I have come to learn that he ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/24/14

This is our second year at Vanguard Classical School and we are very pleased with the results for our 4 children. Grades K,1,3,&4. We have been extremely happy with the teachers and the ability to tailor learning styles has been wonderful. It is especially helpful because they have 2 teachers per ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/14

This school is not for everyone, it is a little conservative (we are not) and not focused on computers. What drew us to the school was their focus on building character. I loved all of the quotes we saw on the classroom walls as we toured the school. The things that Vanguard does - it does right. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

With my Experience at Vanguard I found that the education given was a very strong education, adding on every year to Lessons and increasing the intensity level as needed. They love to build on people strength but while doing that they also try to Decrease the amount of Weaknesses in learning style forming ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/20/13

Vanguard Classical School is a wonderful alternative for parents looking for diversity and rigorous education. Each classroom has two full-time teachers and a para-pro. The curriculum is fabulous and the offerings of "specials" made for an easy decision. We have a very bright little girl and she was ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/13

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Test scores for Vanguard Classical School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Vanguard Classical School
Aurora Public Schools
* 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 — Vanguard Classical School is located at 801 Yosemite St, Denver CO 80230. 801 Yosemite St is in the 80230 ZIP code in Denver, CO The school district for Vanguard Classical School is the Aurora Public Schools. Vanguard Classical School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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