Prairie Hills Elementary School

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13801 Garfield Pl

Thornton, CO 80602

(720) 972-8780

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 480

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

24 Parent Reviews for Prairie Hills Elementary School

I have nothing but amazing things to say about Prairie Hills Elementary school. The teachers are wonderful. They truly care about the students and how they learn. I LOVE the special education team. They are remarkable and always give 100% of themselves. Finally, the principal is great and has the ability ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/13

I am beyond pleased with our experience at PHE. My daughter tells me every day she LOVES school! I know its due to a great staff. The principal, Mrs. Hastings is approachable, and passionate about education, the front office staff is very friendly and helpful, and my daughter's teacher has made school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/18/13

My son has been enrolled in Prairie Hills for a full year. So far, the experience has been going well. His teachers, for his first year and current year, have been responsive to all my questions. When my son initially began his term, he transferred in from another school. The transition was difficult ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

Great School!!!! Cant say enough about the teachers and the staff. Great learning environment. High test scores. And lots of fun for the kiddos!!!!

Posted by a parent on 09/19/13

We have 2 children that attend Prairie Hills. We have been so pleased with every new teacher we have each year. It is so wonderful to see our children's scholastic growth each year. The PE/Art and Music teachers are amazing, they somehow know every child's name and make each one feel welcome and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/13

We are so lucky to have such a great school in our neighborhood! The teachers and staff are so friendly, welcoming, creative and energetic!

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

My daughter has been going to PHE for a few years now. We have been extremely please with the teachers and their dedication to our student. Our daughter needed help in math but excelled in reading. The specific focus and attention in her weak areas seem to be addressed at every corner. I have faith ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

Prairie Hills Elementary is a true neighborhood school! WE LOVE IT!!! The teachers are friendly and knowledgeable! They are always up on whatever the school district is innovating!!! It doesn't matter what you need, you get an immediate response from your child's teacher! The front office staff is exceptional! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

School is in upper class suburbia so you think you could expect better. Tons of bullying that hardly gets addressed, very cliquish and this includes the teachers. Test scores and activities look nice on reviews and standards but this school lacks a principal with leadership. Nice lady but i think shes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/13

All of my children have gone to Prairie Hills, and they are thriving. The teachers and staff are caring, helpful and committed. My children love their school! Prairie Hills is a special place and I couldn't be more thrilled that my children attend school there!

Posted by a parent on 05/26/12

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Test scores
Test scores for Prairie Hills Elementary School

TCAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Prairie Hills Elementary School
Adams 12 Five Star 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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Thornton schools — Prairie Hills Elementary School is located at 13801 Garfield Pl, Thornton CO 80602. 13801 Garfield Pl is in the 80602 ZIP code in Thornton, CO The school district for Prairie Hills Elementary School is the Adams 12 Five Star Schools. Prairie Hills Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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