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Highlands Ranch, CO
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Arrowwood Elementary School 5

Posted January 02, 2015
- a parent
I am a former teacher, so I consider myself critical (picky?) about education. My son is in kindergarten now at Arrowwood and we love it! The class size is small, and I love that he is being challenged. He started the year already knowing how to read, but they continue to push him at his own level. I volunteer weekly and have been nothing but impressed with the new principal and office staff. I know every school has its ups and downs and living close to the school, we have heard about many of them. But we are living our experience so far!
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Arrowwood Elementary School 2

Posted June 28, 2014
- a parent
I had to pull my daughter out of this school prior to 6th grade because of the teachers. This is one of the worst schools in DCSD, in my opinion. I had two children go through here and could not take it anymore. A very a bad experience. I make sure to tell all my friends and coworkers.

Arrowwood Elementary School 5

Posted September 20, 2013
- a parent
We loved Arrowwood School, my kids are very happy to go to school every day. The teachers are great they really care about the kids.

Arrowwood Elementary School 5

Posted September 19, 2013
- a parent
Our family LOVES Arrowwood! The teachers are fantastic! They offer many clubs for all grades online reading writing and math programs. I have two children at Arrowwood currently and I am very happy with our experience. The teachers are outstanding some of the best in the district. The families are wonderful and dedicated as well.

Arrowwood Elementary School 1

Posted February 03, 2013
- a parent
Was a parent for 3 years at Arrowwood. Terrible experiences with the administration, many poor teachers, no individualized instruction offered, just educational jargon. Stay away!

Arrowwood Elementary School 3

Posted September 13, 2012
- a parent
I agree with the last comment, dated August 3, 2011. Arrowwood's policy toward bullying seems to be to try to reform the bully instead of protecting the victims. I wish we could have gotten our child into a charter school instead.

Arrowwood Elementary School 5

Posted May 07, 2012
- a parent
Our family LOVES Arrowwood! The teachers are fantastic! They offer many clubs for all grades, online reading, writing and math programs to supplement the curriculum. Many community activities and a strong PTCO. My son experienced a situation with bullying, once the teachers were aware - they took care of it and even the principal stepped in and set things straight. No tolerance for bullies at AWE. Both my children are above grade level in some areas and they are continually challenged to increase their knowledge. AWE is AWEsome!

Arrowwood Elementary School 4

Posted January 07, 2012
- a parent
My children have been at AWE for four years. I now have a kindie there too. I disagree with the bullying, bad language and not helping your child excel. I am in the school volunteering often and don't see that and my children are very open with my husband and me. They state how bullying isn't tolerated. My oldest son is very smart and they push him incredibly. He's in extra activities to make sure he's excelling. This school is great. I'm glad it goes to 6th grade because I feel it's protected my 6th grader from cursing, impurity and bullying that's everywhere in middle school now. I appreciate the extra clubs they have this year. Even for the youngest children.

Arrowwood Elementary School 5

Posted January 06, 2012
- a parent
Great school. Excellent teachers, excellent office staff. The new principal, especially, is a huge asset to the school. We love our neighborhood school!

Arrowwood Elementary School 2

Posted August 03, 2011
- a parent
Arrowwod has a few excellent teachers; however, most lack acceptable teaching skills and classroom control. The school tolerates a lot of unacceptable student behavior such as classroom outbursts, bullying, bad language, and lack of focus. Class sizes are enormous. Field trips are chaotic due to large numbers. The school seems to be OK if your child is in need of special assistance. If your child is average or above average, he/ she will not be challenged.

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Arrowwood Elementary School
10345 Arrowwood Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO  80130
(303) 387-6875
Last modified Arrowwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Arrowwood Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. Top