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K-6
Public district
Larkspur, CO
Students enrolled: 306
 

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1103 West Perry Park Ave
Larkspur, CO 80118

(303) 387-5375
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Map of Larkspur Elementary School address.
March 13, 2015
We love LES! Teachers and staff are very caring & passionate about working with children. The school offers Enrichment programs, HEX competitions, Apple Core Tech Club, Garden Club, Outdoor education, Book Clubs, Music, Art, Summer Camp Invention, Choir, a large tech lab, and more. Community and volunteers team up with the school's PTO and students for their Fall Festival at the Renaissance Festival grounds as well as the Boot Scoot & Boogie Fundraiser on Senator Weins Ranch.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2015
Both my children have or are attending this amazing school! It doesn't always seem like school, yes my children learn there but it goes much further than that. The teachers and staff are like extended family. They care about my kids from day one! And don't stop once they leave. Whenever my daughter returns to pick up her brother she is stopped, given a hug and asked how she is doing. It is the same for me as a parent, that I walk in the school and it is like a second home. Friendly faces, and greetings! We are so fortunate to have such an amazing school and we are thankful that we chose Larkspur for our children's K-6 education! I and my children will miss Larkspur when they are done.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2015
Great little community school. Family environment where the staff know the kids and truly care. A special place that focuses not only on a well educated child, but kids that are respectful of each other and their environment.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2015
I only wish we found this school sooner. We moved to Larkspur a couple of years ago and my son started LES in the 5th grade. Since then he is no longer on an IEP and his confidence has skyrocketed. The teachers and staff treat our kids so well! If only this school could be K-8!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2015
What a gem within the Douglas County School District. My daughter began kindergarten at LES and is currently (2014-15) enrolled in the 4th grade. The programs offered at LES allow my child to pursue passions such as environmental consciousness (Energy Council, integrated EIC), technology (Apple Core, tech specials), theater (After School Enrichment) and social awareness (Student Council). The teachers commitment at LES is incredible. Small classes allow teachers and staff to know my child by name, while providing first-rate classroom experiences. National recognition by the US Dept. of Education (Green Ribbon Winner, 2014) is further proof that my 4th grader is receiving a world-class education. We are so grateful to live in a community with such a hidden treasure available right in the neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2015
We moved to CO a few years ago. We knew we wanted to be in Douglas County based on the schools and family environment. However, Larkspur won our hearts with the school, homes, and people. We think LES provides exactly what we are looking for in a school. It is in the top 5 in the county, as well as top 50 in the state. It provides excellent teachers in a classroom size unlike others in the county. I also think the outdoor education (environmental learning) and indoor education (technology) is the building block to the future and cannot be found in any other school. The practical hands on education taught by teachers that care for our children is the icing on the cake.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2015
We have been at Larkspur for 6 years and can't recommend this school highly enough. I'd give it 10 stars if it was possible! The beautiful surroundings, fantastic teachers, and wonderfully supportive parent community are all ingredients for a first rate school. Larkspur is truly a hidden gem of a school in Douglas County... shhh keep it to yourself, we LOVE our small class sizes! The teachers know all the children by name, regardless of whether they teach them or not. It's not just school, it's family. We are blessed to attend such a nurturing school which is #5 in Douglas County and #50 out of 1100 in the state.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2015
Larkspur Elementary is an incredible school. It is small in number but the learning is outstanding! There is truly a caring approach and teachers and aids truly look at how each child learns and adjusts to assist them. My children have thrived and both were reading mid-year of kindergarten. Plus they love going to school. This public school scores higher in academic performance than most of the area charter schools.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2014
Larkspur Elementary is an amazing school with great teachers! They really involve the parents in a lot of activities. My child is in kindergarten here and is already reading! He's only been in school for a few months. I love this school!

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2013
Larkspur is an amazing school with great teachers and a fabulous parent involvement. The PTO and Teachers make this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2013
Wonderful small school. The appeal is that the class sizes are small as compared to many schools in the area and there is a very nice family atmosphere. It does seem that there are more programs offered for children that are below grade level as opposed to those that are above grade level. A new curriculum is being introduced that is Environment Based and will hopefully address the above level group.

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2013
my daughter addends this school it seems most of the parents I have spoken to feel there kids are behind. I feel that the teaching at this school is not what we saw or hoped for!

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2012
Larkspur has so much to offer! When relocating to Colorado we chose Larkspur area not only for the beautiful scenery, but for our kids to attend Larkspur Elementary for all the great opportunities it has to offer. I have been impressed with the state-of-the-art tech lab, art program, PE equipment, and science projects. Students at Larkspur also have the opportunity to join enrichment classes offered during two different session during the year. Band and Choir are also offered before school. They have an active student council! There is also a program called Apple Core that students can apply to be a part of that allows them to work on Apple computers to create imovie/DVD. Larkspur is a small school with a lot to offer.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
What a fantastic school. We moved here from the top schools in the D.C. area and found Larkspur to be equal and in some subjects above our previous school district. The faculty is fabulous and parental involvement is incredible. TOP NOTCH and so friendly. A small school with soooo much to offer.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
A great school that really gets involved with the community and parents.

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September 16, 2009
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October 16, 2008
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- submitted by a student
June 26, 2008
Larkspur is an excellent school. It is likeone big family at Larkspur. From the minute you walk into Larkspur you feel at home. With a strong PTO. The principal, staff and teacher are excellent, the best ART teacher in the state of Colorado can be found a t Larkspur.

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May 29, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2007
We have been at Larkspur Elementary for over 9 years. We clearly love the school and community. Although it has grown in size over the years, it is still a very homey school & great place for the children to exceed. Would hate to lose the principal, he is wonderful! Great after school program and assemblies.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2006
I believe as a previous student of this LES, that this is one of the best places a child could grow up and learn in. The teachers are wonderful and the atmosphere is homey. I recommend this school to any child.

- submitted by a former student
May 20, 2006
An outstanding public school with an above normal level of parent and senior volunteer involvement. All teachers and staff are enthusiastic and supportive in every child's education. Extracurricular activities that my child was involved in included arts, band, and an excellent theatre arts program. I have found everyone at Larkspur extremely focused on helping my child succeed academically and emotionally in life.

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July 29, 2004
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Larkspur Elementary School
1103 West Perry Park Ave, Larkspur, CO  80118
(303) 387-5375
Last modified Larkspur Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Larkspur Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top