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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (3 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (4 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (4 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (2 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (4 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very effective (3 responses)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Teacher (2 responses)
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There are 46 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Peiffer Elementary School 5

Posted July 18, 2016
- a parent
A phenomenal school! Mrs. Touher, the principal is an exceptional leader. The teachers are incredible. They all take time to build relationships and challenge each student!

Peiffer Elementary School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted July 18, 2016
- a parent
Mrs. Touher is an exceptional and dedicated leader. She provides leadership for students and teachers.


Peiffer Elementary School
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted April 19, 2016
- a parent
They always look at the negative. When you have a student that has gotten in trouble, they continue to harp on them and not try and encourage GOOD behaviors. This is only a select few!!

Peiffer Elementary School 2

Posted April 19, 2016
- a parent
They have a few GREAT teachers. All the good ones retire or leave. It is only leaving a few good ones left. They are very judgmental (school staff and PTA). The PTA is very cliquey and not accepting of new ideas. If you volunteer to help with an activity they only give you days notice of information. The homework load is TOO LITTLE. Kindergarten children get more homework then the other grades. Where is there class reading books? When asked at a parent/teacher conference, I was told that my child could chose his/her own book and read that. How do they know if they are understanding the reading or actually reading words correctly. Book reports? none of those? They use WAY too much technology and not enough teacher instruction. They do not DO WELL with kids that have special needs. It takes them MONTHS or even a YEAR to finally assess students that need services. They want to push kids through (not holding kids back) to make themselves look great and make their numbers look better. KIDS are Struggling!!

Peiffer Elementary School 3

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
The AMP teachers, and classroom teachers continue to make learning fun despite the frustrating pressure on data and numbers. Sadly the recognition events highlighting achievement grades have been removed for the families, and in it's place are time consuming classroom meetings where kids talk about their feelings. Complacency abounds due to the socialistic grading style where every achievement, or lack there of, earns a '3.'


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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
The AMP teachers and classroom teachers, despite the negative changes at Peiffer, strive to genuinely care about the children in their care.

Peiffer Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
Unfortunately, the grading change at Peiffer and focus on data and numbers has "tied" up the teachers in philosophical double-talk. Their energy is used up to placate surveys in which a percentage is inaccurately based upon the pooling population (usually 10 responses).

Peiffer Elementary School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
The academic award programs have been removed which celebrated when kids improved their learning. The grade scale has been watered down to a 1-4 scale where a 4 is never achievable. Technically ALL students are at a 3 level which numbs the mind for any growth. Percentage grades have been removed to help "all kids feel better about their learning" philosophy. Consequently 70% mastered earns a '3,' and 100% mastered earns a '3.' The new talk from students, "Why should I redo it? I earned a '3' and redoing it will only keep my grade as a '3.'" Homework is weak because students who fail to turn in homework earn '3's just like students who did the homework. This grading change, from the Principal, has disappointedly weakend Peiffer academically.


Peiffer Elementary School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
Peiffer is focusing on character trait developement that is implemented daily in each classroom. The training on how to be a student of character is highly valuable.

Peiffer Elementary School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted March 25, 2016
- a parent
The classroom teachers, and AMP teachers are amazing in this area. The extracurricular programs develope connections with children across the grades.

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Peiffer Elementary School
4997 South Miller Way, Littleton, CO  80127
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. (303) 982-4800
Last modified Peiffer Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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