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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: 642

Students Per Teacher: 19

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17 Parent Reviews for Powderhorn Elementary School

Powderhorn elementary is an AMAZING school, one if the best in Colorado I believe! I feel that each day my child's needs are met in a very positive way. When a concern arises her teacher contacts me in a professional manner. Parents are encouraged to teach alongside the teacher at home to help their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/14

Powderhorn is a large (600+ students) elementary school with wonderful teachers/staff and above average test scores. Unfortunately, a new principal started in 2013 and has totally changed the dynamics of the school. Parent involvement has decreased (so much so that we probably won't have a PTA next year) ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/14

My daughter had some behavioral issues at the beginning of the year and the support and attention given to her by the staff and teachers was amazing. Not only did they help address her anxiety, but by being so empathetic to her needs as well as my concerns as a parent, she no longer is exhibiting negative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/14

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

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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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