COLFAX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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1526 TENNYSON ST
DENVER, CO 80204
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Phone: 720-424-8740
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 5th Grade
  • District: Denver Public Schools No. 1
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 60
  • Number Students: 420
  • Number Teachers: 20
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4785
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Joanna Martinez
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (8 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-08-14
    "I was pleased with this school up until last year...I am disappointed with things that have taken place at this school...I would like to remind a few teachers that best way to advertise your school is through word of mouth. Although there are some really good teachers, there are some that do not know how to relate to the children that they teach/neighborhood that they are in everyday."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-07-09
    "Colfax Tigers are slowly but surely climbing up the education ladder, and no one can stop us. As the parent of a young soon to be second grade tiger cub I am so excited about the up-coming school year. We will have an amazing teacher this year because the entire staff is amazing, hard working, and genuinely care about everyone. Like every school out there its not perfect, and much work is still needed to compete. In the future Colax will be a model for other schools around the community . I love Colfax for my daughter, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. I tell everyone I know that this school is the place to be for a great education pre- k to 5th grade."
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-05
    "I disagree about the bullying, I have witnessed firsthand how quickly the principal and staff work to keep the children safe at all levels and how quickly they respond to unaceptable behavior. The principal and staff at Colfax are amazingly patient and truly caring when it comes to all aspects of the students education and behavior. My grandchildren have been enrolled at Colfax for the pat 4 years and I have seen nothing but cooperation, caring, communication and community involvement while they have been enrolled here. The key is to stay involved in your childs education, know who his/her friends are make yourself available to the teachers to volunteer as their task is not an easy one. Kudos to all staff and administration!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-15
    "this school is horrible the bully tolerance is a joke my son was bullied for 2 years and now again this year they were going to put him in the same class again also the principal is a joke no communication between faculty and parents only a hand full of good teachers i would not recommend this school to anybody just stay away!!!!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-12-19
    "My son is a kindergarten student in Ms. Toni's class. He adores this school! Under the genuinely caring and supportive guidance of his teacher and her staff. he has quickly learned to read, does basic math, and has developed an overall love of learning. Colfax teachers and staff are down to earth, go out of their way to help you, and offer many wonderful services such as afterschool programs, Spanish immersion classrooms, free breakfast and lunch, and academic tutoring. I highly recommend Colfax's kindergarten program!!"
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