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5506 Harr Ave

Fort Carson, CO 80902

(719) 382-1430

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 540

Students Per Teacher: 22

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14 Parent Reviews for Mountainside Elementary School

Mountainside is an awesome school. They have a wonderful staff and supportive teachers. Mrs. Zupans, the principal is very approachable and is usually on the school lobby to greet the children in the morning when school starts. They have a lot of great after school clubs for grades 3-5. Not only that, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/26/12

We moved to Mountainside with kids ahead of their grade levels and have been pleased with the way their teachers have been able to challenge them. We've been given challenge work in lieu of regular work to keep our kids still moving ahead, as well as their teachers making sure they remain interested. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/12

I have 3 children that go to this school. Me and my children personally dislike the school and how they treat the children. We are a lower income family and my son was attending full day kindergarten because i felt he needed more than a half day because he has a learning disability, when i was unable ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/11

I've had nothing but great experiences dealing with the staff at Mountainside for my autistic son.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/10

My daughter really really really loves this school. She goes to it everyday with a smile on her face!

Posted by a parent on 05/01/09

My son attends Mountainside Elementary School. We are somewhat new to Colorado and after coming from Virginia I find the level of education here to be somewhat subpar. They seem to be more concern with what the kids are eating and drinking in there packed lunches than the level of education that they ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/09

Unorganized, poor communication between school and parents...My daugthers have been there for 2 months and is the worst school they have been.

Posted by a parent on 10/25/08

They are a very unorganized school that wait till the last minute to notify parents as to what is happening in the school then they say the we the parents aren't responsible when even report cards are given out this month but the parent/teacher conferences don't happen until the following month I have ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/08

I am proud to say that i went to Mountainside elementary when I was a child. I am now in college and still go back to volunteer so that way I can get experience so that one day I too am able to become a teacher and hopefully teach my students as well as I have been taught.

Posted by a other on 02/20/08

Fort Carson, Colorado schools are some of the finest schools my children have ever been too. There is not one bad thing I can say about their schools. The teachers are excellent and the staff is great as well. Our kids got good grades and made lots of nice friends. Some parents didn't appreciate the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/28/07

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Test scores for Mountainside Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Mountainside Elementary School
Fountain-fort Carson School District No. 8
* 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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Fort Carson schools — Mountainside Elementary School is located at 5506 Harr Ave, Fort Carson CO 80902. 5506 Harr Ave is in the 80902 ZIP code in Fort Carson, CO The school district for Mountainside Elementary School is the Fountain-fort Carson School District No. 8. Mountainside Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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