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12109 W Coal Mine Ave

Littleton, CO 80127

(303) 982-0073

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 638

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Powderhorn Elementary School

The teachers and staff at Powderhorn have their priorities in order and as a parent I couldn't be happier. The school motto is to be respectful, resonsible and safe. They really live and teach that everyday. It's a great school and the kids are happy there! What more could you want?

Posted by a parent on 09/05/13

Powderhorn is a great school. The PTO is very active and we LOVE the Watchdog Dad program. The teachers and staff are always nice and you can tell they love the kids. However, if you have a GT child, this is not the place for you. The GT's are dropped through the cracks, which I am sure is common ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/31/13

A very safe school with a very conscientious Principal. The school psychologist is so amazing and incredibly helpful. I love the Watch Dog Dad program and so do my kids! My only issues are at the County level such as a lack of extra help when children need it. But this school does very well with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/28/12

Powderhorn Elementary school is a Great school.. Great staff.. Great atmosphere.. Kacey Heinrich.. is a Great Kindergarten teacher..!

Posted by a other on 02/23/12

Warm. Inventive. Supportive. Education. Both of my daughters attend Powderhorn and I couldn't be happier with what the educators and administration provide. The surrounding Littleton community is both beautiful and welcoming. Go Powderhorn!

Posted by a parent on 02/21/12

WOW, the school real works hard to continue to challenge my son and daughter. Love the school and the community environment that they encourage.

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

My son has been at Powderhorn for 2 years now, and he absolutely loves it. I am so happy that we chose Powderhorn as his school. The teachers are absolutely wonderful. They love their jobs and it shows through the children they teach. My son was in Kindergarten last year and they do have a monthly homework ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/10

Awesome office staff, great curriculum and academic standards, but teachers are given too much free reign re: things like resolving classroom issues and punishment. Ex: Child misbehaves, punishment includes name being written on the board for class to see. My child's Kindergarten class must adhere to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/10

My kindergartender loves this school! The Fundations program is a good fit for him, and the positive behavior program is great.

Posted by a parent on 10/31/09

Im concerned about how much homework the students are recieving. My 1st Grader seems to be recieving an awful lot of homework it seems. I discussed this with another parent that has children attending the school and they also expressed the same concern that a child of 4th grade seems to be recieving ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/09

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Test scores for Powderhorn Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Powderhorn Elementary School
Jefferson County School District No. R-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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Littleton schools — Powderhorn Elementary School is located at 12109 W Coal Mine Ave, Littleton CO 80127. 12109 W Coal Mine Ave is in the 80127 ZIP code in Littleton, CO The school district for Powderhorn Elementary School is the Jefferson County School District No. R-1. Powderhorn Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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