Schools in Thornton

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School Districts in Thornton

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
School District 27j School District UNIFIED PK-12 24 1,139
Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District UNIFIED PK-12 59 2,870
Adams County 14 School District UNIFIED PK-12 13 524
Mapleton Public Schools, Adams County School District 1 UNIFIED PK-12 16 854

Schools in Thornton

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    10 Stargate Charter School

    I go to Stargate and it is an amazing school. So many clubs and activitys!!! the teachers are very intelligent and there is 0 bullying!!!

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    9 Silver Creek Elementary School

    Way too much favoritism amongst the staff and a blatant disregard for parents' concerns. Some staff are untouchable due to who their BFFs are and who they went to high school with. It's like walking...

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    8 Eagleview Elementary School

    I have two students at Eagleview and they love it. The teachers are attentive and aware of my child's individual needs and strive to challenge them. My son is in the G&T program and has a hearing loss...

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    8 Skyview Elementary School

    When we walk into Skyview we feel welcome. The principal knows most, if not all of the students by name. She is clearly involved in their learning. The teachers have grown my kiddos in all areas:...

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    8 Hunters Glen Elementary School

    We didn't have any negative experience during my childrens' time at Hunters Glen. The teachers are thoughtful, interactive and compassionate. They work hard to make the classes work for each student's...

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    8 Prairie Hills Elementary School

    We are so grateful for this amazing school in our neighborhood! From walking into the school all throughout it - you will be impressed!! Miss Tammy and Miss Betty at the front keep our kids save along...

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    7 Tarver Elementary School

    I have been a VERY HAPPY Tarver parent since 2008. I'll be SO SAD to have to leave once my youngest child moves on. I would recommend Tarver to absolutely anyone!

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    7 Westgate Community School

    After my son being with Westgate Community School for awhile, there is one thing, though it might seem small, that has touched me the most about this school. Though my son falls into the standard...

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    6 West Ridge Elementary School

    We love West Ridge!!! We have a kindergartner whose teacher is amazing!! Our son is very bright, and she challenges him. The principal is very visible and friendly; she always has a smile on her face....

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    6 Glacier Peak Elementary School

    My son started his first grade year at this point and he is doing really well thus far. He is gaining momentum at school and i feel all the staff are supportive and encouraging in a warm environment

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    10 Stargate Charter School

    I go to Stargate and it is an amazing school. So many clubs and activitys!!! the teachers are very intelligent and there is 0 bullying!!!

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    7 Westgate Community School

    After my son being with Westgate Community School for awhile, there is one thing, though it might seem small, that has touched me the most about this school. Though my son falls into the standard...

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    7 Rocky Top Middle School

    i have been at this school now im in high school i miss this school so much the teachers are grate the clubs and the school awesome in supporting kids to do more.

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    6 Meadow Community School

    I Do not recommend this school. My daughter has been going to this school since she was in preschool and every year they manage to disappoint me more and more. This year I finally had it and decided...

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    5 Century Middle School

    This is my 8th, and final, year with students at Century. Overall, I think that Century does a good job of educating our students. The administration is welcoming to opinions and concerns and have...

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    4 York International

    York is a great school. My son is in Kindergarten and he is doing wonderful. He is reading and is able to do basic math. His teacher is amazing and always makes sure she communicates with parents. I...

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    4 Silver Hills Middle School

    I just believe that this school can do souch better then have been do u g this last few yrs

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    4 Adams City Middle School

    At the last PTC we went to I was absolutely shocked to find out a couple things that the teachers do. The first thing is the language arts teacher gives at least 50% credit to kids on assignments that...

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    4 Shadow Ridge Middle School

    I had the worst 7 th grade year here because none of the math teachers helped me with any work and it is just a bad school in general they have rude teacher and some are kinda violent don't go to...

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    4 Valley View K-8

    Terrible place. The teachers will speak to and treat your child however they want and they will not have any repercussion. They take frustrations directly to the kids instead of addressing the issues...

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    7 Horizon High School

    Loved it and I had a great education. I ended up with a bachelors in Engineering and an MBA and am the owner of an engineering company in Dallas TX. So, I'd say their academics did enough for me. I...

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    7 Westgate Community School

    After my son being with Westgate Community School for awhile, there is one thing, though it might seem small, that has touched me the most about this school. Though my son falls into the standard...

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    6 Mountain Range High School

    no accountability, principle treats staff terrible and should have been replaced long ago. This could be a great school ,they have some great staff but everyone is out on their own, no bringing a...

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    6 Mapleton Early College High School

    I could not be happier with my daughter school .teachers principal and staff they all are great! They help personalized to every student so they can success in life.

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    5 Prairie View High School

    This school is a joke! As an educator I am embarrassed that this school is still functioning. It's policies are punitive and don't promote education. For example, if a student is away from school for...

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    4 York International

    York is a great school. My son is in Kindergarten and he is doing wonderful. He is reading and is able to do basic math. His teacher is amazing and always makes sure she communicates with parents. I...

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    4 Academy High School

    thank goodness the Fine Arts Dept. is back & in great quality!! though not very large (due gto 7am zero hour', band is especially stronger than ever before. Great teaching going on. orchestra is...

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    4 Brighton High School

    Very supportive teachers offering challenging yet interesting and fun dialogues. Even though the school is overcrowded everyone is made to feel part of the whole.

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    3 Northglenn High School

    3/9/2013 My child was accepted into their new STEM program. I've been at the school at few times: it's ENORMOUS! I'll be honest and say I've heard some stories about gang type activity: hope it's not...

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    3 Thornton High School

    Two of my children choiced into the IB program at Thornton HS, rather than attend their home school in district. If I could go back in time, I never would have allowed my kids to attend a single day...

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