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: Not Reported
  • 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 (10 ratings)
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    School Reviews (8 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-11-25
    "This school is aweful!!!! I ended up having to pull her out of the school. My daughter who could not wait to start kinder, who loves going anywhere w/ other kids would hold onto my jacket screaming &crying because she hated this school so much all the kids were mean to her they wouldn't play with her she learned NOTHING no communication what so ever between the school and the parents. It was a horrible experience luckily I got her into a great school now and she is learning and loves it, its crazy the difference in schools from one to the other in Denver."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-08-24
    "As a parent i am very satisfied with this school. My kids excelled at this school and continue to do so. Mrs. Martinez was a great principle and will be missed:( Great communication, parents are treated with respect. Stay involved with your children this is in every school Blam is not always the teachers!"
    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!"
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