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Eagle Crest Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 547 students

 
 

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Posted April 30, 2012

My daughter (with special needs) has soared at Eagle Crest! The leadership, special ed staff, and her classroom teacher have gone well out of their way to create an amazing learning experience for her! The specials staff is motivational and very talented!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2007

My son has is having an amazing year so far, he loves Eagle Crest and his teacher! He is in the 4th grade. Everyday I ask him how his day was and he always says EXCELLENT! In my book that says it all about this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 11, 2007

My two sons attended Eagle Crest, one for 1-5th grade and the other for K-2. Eagle Crest's strengths are the friendly and caring community, the experienced and excellent teachers, and the nice facility. The weakness is the curriculum, which lacks history, foreign language, and is short on science. Math and English are strong, as is special ed and gifted education is OK. Gifted education is best at 5th grade where pullout math was offered. Ability grouping in math would help this school retain families that are exiting to charter and private schools. Parent involvement is encouraged. Homework is very weak at Eagle Crest, the kids are capable of so much more, and the school seems to water things down a lot to not bother parents too much. We switched and the kids are doing even better.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2006

Since the 5th graders were moved to Altona the atmosphere at eagle crest has changed. The basics need of the children are met now the school is safer, less crowded, there are better class ratios and more time for lunch. Combine that with stellar academic performance and dedicated teachers Eagle crest is a great school.It has one of the best principle teams I have ever seen. This school has worked hard to give parents a voice and part in their children's education. With the new elementary school to be built next year Eagle crest is sure to stay uncrowded!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 27, 2006

Wonderful principal, a bit overcrowded but they're working on that. 'Extras' are great, and they really strive to keep parents involved at all levels.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 19, 2006

Newer school! Great location, away from busier streets. My child loved his kindergarten teacher. She seemed to have a great connection with all the kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2005

not enought information for the parents, teachers do not explain colorations clearly enough. Too many children in one classroom.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2005

Eagle Crest's main issue is overcrowding. As a result the teachers are unable to connect to all the children adequately. There were many problems with computers, and lack thereof, outbuildings for 5th graders. My son was in second grade and kids would float in his class through out the year fluctuating the numbers from 26 to 31. My other son's first grade teacher was great, but she was stressed emotionally from all the children and I believe the education suffered. She was supposed to be his teacher for second grade, but she took another position. The curriculum was not challenging enough and when my kids asked for more work, they were basically ignored. This could be a great school, however, the district re-district children from other schools one time and never re-evaluated the detrimental effects that had on the newer Eagle Crest school. There is much unneeded stress on this school. Many kids from Lake Valley go to this school and should have never been pulled from the original school in Niwot. Very poor planning. As a result my kids are going to another school. If your child has special needs, don't expect a lot of help, or sympathy either. They school psycohologist was worthless too and she should not be able to hold the position as important as that.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 25, 2005

Overcrowding is a big problem with this school. The teacher/student ratio for my second grader was too high. Although my daughter was fortunate to have a great teacher for first and second grade, great teachers can only do so much with a lack of resources. There was very poor planning on the part of the district and the city of Longmont. They did not plan properly for the amount of development they approved for this particular school. My two school aged children will not be attending Eagle Crest next year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 4, 2005

Great school & teachers. Overcrowding is an issue.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 20, 2005

We just moved here from Louisiana, and so far I really like Eagle Crest. The teachers are great, they motivate the children to be the best they can. Children are allowed to work at their level, therefore, there is no limit to how far they can succeed. I also like the environment at school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 29, 2004

I would recommend that everyone send their child to this school. The staff and teachers are great. My child learned a lot and just loved it there. Great Job all.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
78%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 51% in 2013.

80 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 68% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
82%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 53% in 2013.

92 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
61%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
72%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 70% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
75%
Science

The state average for Science was 49% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
55%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 57% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students90%
Female91%
Male90%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Free lunch eligible72%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities94%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English93%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant90%

Reading

All Students83%
Female88%
Male76%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Free lunch eligible67%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities90%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant83%

Writing

All Students65%
Female74%
Male55%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)65%
Free lunch eligible39%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch73%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant65%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students78%
Female76%
Male81%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic65%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Free lunch eligible37%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch95%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities83%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English81%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant78%

Reading

All Students83%
Female88%
Male77%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic77%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Free lunch eligible63%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch92%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities88%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English84%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant82%

Writing

All Students63%
Female73%
Male51%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)69%
Free lunch eligible19%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English69%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant63%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
Female81%
Male84%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Free lunch eligible75%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch86%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities85%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English88%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant82%

Reading

All Students89%
Female88%
Male89%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic67%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)96%
Free lunch eligible78%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch97%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English90%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant89%

Science

All Students58%
Female51%
Male63%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Free lunch eligible41%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch70%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities61%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English60%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant57%

Writing

All Students75%
Female83%
Male68%
Black (not Hispanic)n/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian or Alaskan Nativen/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Free lunch eligible63%
Reduced lunch eligiblen/a
Not eligible for free/reduced price lunch83%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities79%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English76%
Immigrantn/a
Neither migrant nor immigrant74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Colorado used the Transitional Colorado Assessment Program (TCAP) to test students' skills in reading, writing and mathematics in grades 3 through 10, and in science in grades 5, 8 and 10. The TCAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Colorado. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test. The TCAP replaced the CSAP as Colorado's state assessment program effective for the 2011-2012 school year.

The different student groups are identified by the Colorado Department of Education. If there are fewer than 16 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Colorado Department of Education

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52%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Above average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 TCAP results from the state of Colorado.

2 This rating is based on 2011-12 and 2012-13 Median Growth Percentiles in Math, English Language Arts, and Writing from the state of Colorado.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 56%
Hispanic 14% 32%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 9% 3%
Black 2% 5%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26%N/A41%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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4444 Clover Basin Dr
Longmont, CO 80503
Phone: (303) 485-6073

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