I have a daughter who will be starting first grade next year. I live in the Montbello community, what can

Asked by Candice Reese, Fri Dec 14, 2007

you tell me about schools in the area?

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Don Tepper, Agent, Burke, VA
Fri Dec 14, 2007
I've posted a link below that may help. Note: Realtors have been warned to avoid answering questions like that, so you're not likely to get any sort of "great schools" or "bad schools" in response. And it really does vary--what I may consider a good school others may hate. For example, my son went to a small, very highly regarded public elementary school (Clifton Elementary School) in Clifton Virginia. He, and we, had a terrible experience with it. Other parents and kids loved it. Now he goes to a huge secondary school in Fairfax. For a number of reasons, we think it's great. Other parents and kids, though, don't like it. It's not they're wrong; it's just that they have different priorities and focus on different issues. One piece of advice I do feel brave enough to give: Talk to other parents about the school's administration--its principal and (if there is one) vice principal. Certainly ask about the teachers, etc. But school administrators can make or break a school.

Good luck to your daughter!
Web Reference:  http://www.greatschools.net/
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First Time B…, Home Buyer, Denver, CO
Thu Aug 27, 2009
I'm sure if this was asked of Cherry Creek, everybody would be saying it's great. Stop the hate against Montbello.
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John Eckenro…, , Denver, CO
Tue Jan 1, 2008
Candice,
If you would like to not only compare schools in the Montbello area but get a complete list of schools , go to http://www.SchoolMatters.com..in opening window type in Montbello High School CO...you will be able to search all schools withing 5 miles of Montbello. Reading scores & Math scores for every school. My clients love this site when moving to the area. Hope this helps.

JohnEckenrode/ReMaxAlliance
Direct: 303-933-2700
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Brian Burke, Agent, Highlands Ranch, CO
Sat Dec 29, 2007
Check out these sites for info on the schools in your or any area. http://reportcard.cde.state.co.us/reportcard/CommandHandler.jsp
http://www.greatschools.net
Web Reference:  http://www.kennaandco.com
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Bill Fung, Agent, Centennial, CO
Sat Dec 15, 2007
Candice,

Here is another link for you to check. It gives all the school systems in Colorado from Kindergarten to Sr High and how they rank. If you need other info check my website with the relocation info tab.

Good Luck

http://www.cde.state.co.us/utility/k12schls.htm
Web Reference:  http://www.homesellteam.com
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Suzanne Walk…, Agent, Oklahoma City, OK
Sat Dec 15, 2007
Don is right the law prohibits us from answering that question.

If you don't get insight on http://www.greatschools.com then try http://www.city-data.com and read the blogs there.

I always recommend going directly to the state's website and read the accountability reports. Opinions are great, but not always reliable.

Here is the link for CO:
http://reportcard.cde.state.co.us/reportcard/CommandHandler.jsp

Good luck,
Susan Walker
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