John Wesley Powell Middle School

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8000 S Corona Way

Littleton, CO 80122

(303) 347-7850

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 876

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for John Wesley Powell Middle School

So Powell. I whent there for 6th grade and hated it. I was Abel to escape going into 7th gread and now go to EUCLID the best school ever. But Powell was awful I had no friends and feelt very out of place. With no theater at this school I don't recommend it to people who like that. But if you are a prep ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/10/15

My child is a 6th grader at Powell and we've been so pleased with the school. The teacher have been terrific and the school is very well run.

Posted by a parent on 01/09/14

I went to PMS for my 6th and 7th years of middle school and that was the best time of my life. Man y reviews say this school only cares for high test scores and kids here have too much self-entitlement, but I came here coming from a poor family and never saw any of this. My teachers helped me succeed ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/04/13

I am a former student of Powell. I absolutely loved it there. All the teachers were fantastic and all of the administration were great and cared lots about the students. I would definitely recommend sending your kids there. My academics increased tons through middle school due to the great squad of teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/11/13

I was overall satisfied with the general school performance. I felt the principals, band English, art and science teachers were very caring and passionate. I was very disappointed with the mathematics department. I felt the overall attitude was one of collecting a paycheck and waiting to retire... Very ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

I am currently a 7th grader at Powell Middle School. This school has various groups and not very nice kids. I have been bulied along with some other just because of the way I dress, the car my parents drive, and where I live. Also the prinipal is unfair to all and not a big help to children who need ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/17/13

Stay very far away from this school if you want your kids to develop healthy relationships with their peers. Most of the kids have a sense of entitlement, and think the world revolves around them. There is a ton of peer pressure, which the administration does nothing about. The principal walks around ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/12

My daughter is in her 2nd year at Powell. I am very impressed with one of the counselors and how he handled a situation that could have turned into bullying. There are some good teachers at Powell as well. The administration is terrible. The Principal seems to only be focused on good PR for the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/24/12

I am a former student and was severely disappointed, even traumatized during my time at Powell. I have always been particularly bright and had little trouble academically. I throughly enjoyed the wide variety of classes available, however socially Powell is brutal. The girls are all highly competitive, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/07/12

If you want your child to experience cliques, girls wearing make-up at age 11, extreme competitiveness, sink-or-swim attitudes with teachers, and a phony principal--then this is the school for you! I highly recommend checking out other middle schools before subjecting your child to this place. Middle ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/12/12

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Test scores for John Wesley Powell Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
John Wesley Powell Middle School
Littleton School District No. 6
* 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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Littleton schools — John Wesley Powell Middle School is located at 8000 S Corona Way, Littleton CO 80122. 8000 S Corona Way is in the 80122 ZIP code in Littleton, CO The school district for John Wesley Powell Middle School is the Littleton School District No. 6. John Wesley Powell Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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