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Northglenn, CO

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12500 Washington
Northglenn, CO 80233

(303) 425-0967
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September 30, 2014
My son just started at this school this fall and loves it. He is in middle school and is very bright however due to problems with bullying at his last school, he began to hate school and it was tough to get him to go. Since he started at Westgate he is eager to go to school on a daily basis and feels comfortable learning in this atmosphere. He has really turned back around from the support the teachers at this school has offered and their supportive philosophy.

- submitted by a parent
September 28, 2014
I am very happy with the education my children are getting at Westgate. My children, at the elementary and middle school levels, are both growing in ways I never imagined. The conversations we have in the car each day after school are thrilling to me as a parent. We really talk about their learning. I wouldn't trade this school for the world. It's the right fit for my family. Teachers are great. Administration is available. The community is supportive. I am so grateful.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2014
I love Westgate! My children have pretty much attended every different kind of school, ranging from traditional to non-traditional, and we have been over and over again discouraged by the "fit the mold" approach to education that many traditional schools enforce. We consider ourselves very blessed to have found Westgate, where creative and "different" learning styles are celebrated, rather than condemned. I have seen a night and day difference in all of my kids, when learning is fun and they are allowed to be kids. The teachers are very capable, gifted, positive, energetic individuals, and after parent-teacher conferences, I am encouraged that even when there are issues to discuss, they are presented with hope and a "how can we help the student?" attitude. I wish more schools followed this model. As a parent, it is such a pleasant surprise to get a positive review and encouraging notes about how my kids are progressing, rather than constantly bemoaning to me how they are failing and don't measure up. I am so grateful to Westgate and the fabulous teachers that work there!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2014
This "school" should be shut down. One hand has no idea what the other is doing. My rating is zero stars.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2014
Notice that all the 5 star reviews come at the same time, if not the same day? Don't be fooled. People are leaving this school in droves. Teachers are leaving this school in droves. Avoid this school if you want your school admin to listen to you. We did. Not only that, it's not a safe environment. Discipline is a problem. Classes are out of control, and parents can never be sure what they're being told is what is actually happening, nor what their children might be learning. It was a nightmare for us.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2014
This school is great and there's been a great vibe this year from parents and students alike. The teachers can't be beat either. As a happy parent of an elementary school age kid, I'm thrilled by the progress my child is making and the attention given to each kid. And I've never met an insincere or unkind administrator there. The school may not be the right fit for all families, but I'm not sure why anyone would say it's unsafe!!?? That blows my mind. It's a safe, warm, nurturing and happy place, and my kid tells me how happy she is on a daily basis. Westgate deserves kudos for trying something different and succeeding at it.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2014
The school is truly incredible. Like any place, it has its challenges. Westgate rises to the challenges and kicks their butts mostly due to the fantastic teachers. To say that the teachers are rock stars would be selling them short. Our kid has been at Westgate for two years, and I have been constantly impressed by the teachers' level of commitment to the kids' development, their competence, enthusiasm and flexibility. If your child needs a little extra attention in some area, they are on it. If your child just gets a subject and needs a whole different level of challenge, they are ready. The flexibility of the teachers' approach and willingness to adapt classes to let the kids lead the way in their own education, while ensuring that quality learning takes place is impressive. True professionals. And don't even get me started on the concept of working at school, and coming home ready to be at home, not to do hours of homework. Life is insane enough without hours of homework. This also lets kids develop a healthy concept of leaving work at work -- something I could be better at. Most importantly, our child LOVES school, loves learning and loves the teachers. Win.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2014
Westgate Charter School is an outstanding out of the box school that focuses on the non-traditional learning styles many gifted children need to be successful. Our children absolutely love the staff and attention they receive making them want to learn more and more each day.

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2014
Last night I was driving back after curriculum night and decided to have a date night with my 2nd grade daughter enjoying our shared guilty pleasure: strip mall chinese. From the back seat she asked if she could read me some Jack Prelutsky poetry (um, yes please), and she bravely tackled crazy words like "burgeoning." Then at dinner she assessed whether the soup should be considered a solid or a liquid since it was thickened with corn starch, and decided since it did not keep its shape it was a liquid. Then she diagramed the motion of molecules in different states of matter on her napkin and discussed the process of condensation. Sometimes you don't need grades or MAPS or TCAPs to know how school is going. Thanks Westgate!!

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2014
What a nightmare school! We attended all the intro meetings (they require multiple ones) filled out a ridiculously long application (which we did not, in the end, turn in), did the tour, etc. We head heard about how poorly behaved kids can sap all the teacher attention, but we still wanted to go view for ourselves. We were appalled at the lack of safety measures and most of all at the rude attitude towards parents. If you have any concerns and would like to speak directly to the administration, they are simply not willing or available. And this attitude goes all the way to the top, the Director. Honestly, during every interaction I got the impression that they like students but hate dealing with parents in any capacity. We simply won't send our kid to a school where we feel the administration views parents as "necessary evils to be avoided."

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2014
We.are very excited this year at Westgate. Our high schooler just began his first classes in college and our 6th grader couldn't be happier in her classes. There are some new teachers this year, but i only count 3 this year. Sure some teachers have switched teams, but they are still at the school. There is a new counselor but she is AMAZING! Our high schooler was worried about starting classes and she worked with him to be sure all of his questions were answered and she went with the students to FRCC on the first day of classes! We feel so supported by all of the staff at Wesgate. This is a wonderful place to be if your children are gifted and craving challenge!

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2014
This is the third year my daughter has been at Westgate. She has had a great experience here. She has had great teachers, she has learned a lot, she has made tons of friends, and when there have been issues, they have been resolved. In addition, she has been in the BASE program and the BASE director has been awesome, providing lots of activities and I feel she is safe and well taken care of. While things aren't always perfect, I'm not sure what school is. Overall, I feel Westgate is trying to do what is best for kids, and because it is not a traditional school, it's not the best fit for everyone.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2014
My kids at first loved this school; smaller ratios of teacher/students. Over time, I had been nervous at the fact that the teacher turnover rate is incredibly high, where behavioral issues are more than obvious with many classrooms, teachers/staff abusing their job titles, (taking personal cell phone calls during class while ordering kids to remain silent throughout class period) classrooms are their cafeteria, and weeds and blacktop/parking lot is their recess living, our gifted and talented kids are to 'use their imaginations' when playing. If you're a stay at home parent, this may be the school for your kids, anyone else used to district level policies should reconsider where you send your children... putting them here may in fact send them back.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2014
We've had our son at Westgate for 3 years now, and I'm finally pulling him out. I wish I'd done it long ago. His Kindergarten year was great, but then the bullying and teasing started. He kept getting told to work it out for himself, and no support was given at all. In any situation outside of his academic classes (e.g., BASE, PE, recess) they have no structure or adequate supervision, so the kids essentially have a free-for-all. My son was teased, punched, kicked, and hit, and no teacher could stop it, or would even claim to witness it, and would completely dismiss my son's complaints. We tried to get him help, but that went nowhere.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2014
I have struggled with what to write for many months since there is little information available about Westgate for prospective families other than Chris J's presentation. While Westgate was founded on a great premise, it has fallen short in execution. While happy with my children's teachers, we were very disappointed by the administration, the BASE program, and the lack of any type of playground other than a cracked, weed-ridden blacktop. While my children were safe overall, some very alarming behavioral problems occurred in the classroom, some of which directly impacted my children and their learning environment. While we feel that our children received a good education during their year at Westgate, we are happy to get them out before they develop any gaps as mentioned in other reviews. Westgate is a choice that we made after winning the lottery at many District 12 schools and we are now exercising our right to send them somewhere else after winning the lotteries at many schools. We hope that Westgate will work through their problems for the sake of the students that are still there but it will need a major overhaul before that happens, both administratively and financially.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2014
The reviewer who said 20 teachers have left since the end of the 2012-13 school year was wrong but didn't lie. More like 28 teachers (K-12, Specials + the school counselor) have left since then, some mid-year, and many were great teachers. Just open up your yearbooks and count for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2014
We have been at Westgate since the first year and we are so excited about the start of this year. There is a buzz in the building. The teachers have jumped right in. The morning routine for little ones seems more organized. It just keeps getting better and better. We have three at Westgate with number four on his way. He can't wait to start school. Our children come out each day with something interesting to talk about. We couldn't be more grateful to Westgate, Chris J and all the teachers. It's a wonderful place to be. (And to the last reviewer, all of out kids got their ALPs last year - are you even real parent here? Also, 20 teachers didn't leave. That's a lie.) Thank you Westgate! You ROCK!

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2014
I would encourage all parents of GT students, new and veterans, to demand an ALP (Advanced Learning Plan) as is your child's legal right in Colorado. Westgate will tell you that your child doesn't need one since they are a GT school but insist on one anyway to hold them accountable. Ask to view it and have it available at conferences. Also, the teacher turnover is very high as other reviewers have pointed out. From the end of the 2012-13 school year to the beginning of the 2014-15 school year 20 teachers have left the school ( 3 of those left during the school year and no there was not a baby boom). This does not include support staff which also seems to have a high turnover. The % of students who leave is just as bad. Even board members, board presidents and the founding members have pulled their kids from this school. Many families have loved this school at one point, only to be shocked and disappointed when they discovered that no matter how loyal you are, this school will hide something important from you or simply ignore legitimate concerns.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2014
Westgate and their mission/vision sounds great on paper, but this school has been nothing but a disappoint from the moment my child set foot on that campus. As a parent with a twice exceptional student Westgate sounded great, because of how they integrate center types of accommodations school-wide. However, Westgate-and especially Chris the Director-- thinks she has all the answers, and creates an environment extremely difficult to work with in terms of IEP and 504. Bottom line is no outside therapies sought for my child were reinforced at school and his education and progress has suffered. I caution any parent to take any sort of in school testing with a grain of salt, as I did. While Westgate reported on grade level, when tested by a learning specialist outside of school he was two grade levels below. We are now spending almost all our time getting our child outside therapies and interventions, simply to undo what was not addressed at Westgate. Further, the communication between staff at all levels is a joke. Do not expect any progress reports or responses to emails. It should also be noted the turnover in families & staff is extremely high. Westgate should be ashamed.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2014
We are going into our 4th year at Westgate and could not be happier. Both of my gifted children thrive here. Westgate is different. It is not for everyone, But which school is? When checking into charter school, each offers something different, and Westgate is different in an amazing way. Each year, both my children have grown, academically, emotionally, and spiritually. This is the BEST place for my kids!! I have great communication with both teachers and administration, and have had my children's problems solved in a timely manner.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2014
I agree with the review posted May 5th. Also, the teacher and student turnover rate is significant and not just after the school year ends but during the school year. If another Westgate family recommends Westgate, be aware that they are offering free student fees if you refer a family that stays until the student count (for funding by the district) is over in October. A lot of families have left. We were at this school for a long time but left due to its instability and poor communication. The leadership is very convincing and will win you over at the information nights but they disappear and avoid you once you enroll your student. They will tell you not everyone is a good fit for Westgate. This is true, especially is you like your school to be accountable and communicate in a timely manner.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2014
Our sons, grades 1 & 5, are in their second year at Westgate and we couldn t be happier. As a college teacher, I hear constant complaints that students can t think critically. That's why my kids go to Westgate. The level of education is hugely better than at the other two schools my oldest attended. They do projects that challenge gifted kids to think outside the box and see applications for what they are learning. I have amazing conversations with my son at a level that I d be happy if my college students could attain. The teachers, especially the 5/6 team, are the best teachers ever. They re creative, caring, fun, and inventive. My son adores them. Other things I love: no homework, small class sizes, REAL individualized education, responsiveness to parents (both kids were moved up in math by our request), breaks and recess, workshop to teach kids responsibility for their own assignments, amazing communication from the teachers (I know exactly what my kids are working on each week in each subject and I can look up their grades any time), laptops for each kid, etc. This is our third school and we finally got it right. We commute 25 minutes each way because this school is worth it.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2014
Our choice to send our children to WCS was the worst parenting decision we have ever made. In our defense, the parent information meeting and tour was misleading and not consistent with what is really happening once your children actually attend. They have a great sales pitch and act as though they care when you are in the process of enrolling, but once you are part of the community and express any concern you are chastised and made to feel disposable. When trying to have conversations about my children, their safety, their learning, I was ignored. It is chaos. My son's anxiety has become much more intense because of the debacle of a school due to the lack of structure and safety. There is no leadership. They may have a director, but she is not a leader. She does not know any of the kids in the primary grades or anything about them. She has made it evident that she does not care to. She doesn't try to get to know any of them and my kids didn't even know she was the "principal." I feel like such a fool for falling for the false advertisement.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2014
My children enjoy Westgate with all of the freedom it allows and our family loves the philosophy of the school and wish they actually practiced what they preached. Unfortunately the safety concerns, lack of communication including not returning messages or emails, very untimely progress reporting (if at all), lack of cleanliness, not knowing where our money is spent or how the school is functioning, lack of staff considering that the school goes through high school now and the very high staff turnover rate, we have decided to quietly move elsewhere for next year. People's concerns on this site are valid. There are strengths as well, but be cautious entering this school. I've noticed a sudden influx of positive comments just as new families might be considering this school. Buyer beware. This school is a work in progress. My children will no longer carve the rugged path for the next generation, but will get what they need now.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
I am a parent of a 3rd and 1st grader. One gifted, one never tested, neither twice exceptional, but they are wild ponies. They have both attended the school since Kindergarten. While the school has had its bumps along the road, it is a wonderful school. I am a regular and vocal volunteer. Here is why we love it, which is also why others don't (there are pros and cons to each of these things):modified year round schedule:my kids need the breaks and it makes for AMAZING times to take vacations. Recess before lunch:my kids would never eat if lunch was first. Computers for each child:every school should have this. Multiple recess/quiet time/soft start:although the day is longer, this is a wonderful benefit for my kids(some feel it is wasted time). Small class size:the con is that there is less $ for the school, but anyone who doesn't think small class size is important needs to volunteer more. No homework:we have tools like spelling city and IXL to do with the kids at home so we can keep an eye on how they are doing but it is on our own time.Gifted programming: I think my 3rd grader would hate school by now if he were in a traditional program. No playground:let them come up with ideas!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
Westgate is a school dedicated to providing an education for individual learning styles. They specialize in teaching to children that have unique learning styles and encourage imagination and individualism. They feel that it is important to nurture emotional as well as educational needs. This has been a fantastic place for both my children to grow and learn. My kid's love going to school and have thrived in this supportive and creative environment. Their out of the box approach to learning has improved my children's lives and educational experience. We love Westgate!

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
I love my school because my kids are both challenged and encouraged to be who they truly are. We tried the public schools, and she was so bored she was miserable. We had lots of temper tantrums and unrest. Now she has chances to expand, work for something and she's much happier and calm.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
Westgate Community Charter is an AWESOME place! The director has an amazing vision that I hope is adopted by many other educational leaders. Her ideas about how to educate out young people and create envisioned adults makes sense. Moreover, it works! My kiddo LOVES to go to school and is thriving! She is learning in a way that doesn't try to make her be something/someone she isn't. Her innate ability and desire to learn and grow is fostered at Westgate. I adore this school and the woman who was courageous enough to take education to another level.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2014
My kids have academically thrived at Westgate. The groupings for literacy and math have helped them be pushed to excel. They do many projects that teach about different subjects and incorporate curriculum across multiple subjects. I like that they are given lots of access to technology. I wish more parents would get involved so the community would have more participation in activities and events.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
We have been at Westgate for several years and my child has had an outstanding experience. He is a gifted student who was an underachiever his other school and his scores on both the state assessments and MAP tests have improved every year. He is surrounded by students and teachers who care about him as a person and know who he is. From administration to the front office, the adults model kindness and compassion. I've spent many hours volunteering over the years and so I know what goes on inside the building. I have never met a more dedicated or hardworking staff. A few of the negative comments are specific enough to identify the authors; I know a few things about some of the situations and I wish the school, teachers, and administration could tell you their side of the story. Schools that do things differently are a blessing to their communities. We plan to be at Westgate for many years to come and know that no school is perfect. We still believe in the vision, we believe in the staff, and we watch our child receive the same support from the school. I wish the negatives (parents and staff alike) would be and let be. Talk to the happy people.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2014
I was very disappointed with the application process. Once we received a seat offer the administration were very standoffish and unpleasant. I tried for over a month to visit the school, but the school visits were never scheduled on the site and the administration refused unscheduled visits. I tried to schedule a day visit for my child to shadow a student, frst they didn't allow visits above a certain grade, then they didn't allow visits below a certain grade. This was after my child was told that she could have a visit. I pressed the issue and the administrator finally set up a visit. Then I wanted to discuss my daughters medical situation with the teacher prior to the start of the school day. The administrator ushered me out of the building, was very short with me, and refused to listen to me talk about her medical needs. Then I received a very curt e-mail from the administrator scolding me for talking to a teacher during school hours. I was never told that this was a rule. Why don't they want me to visit the building? What are they hiding? Why are parents kept at the front door and never allowed past the front desk? My children will not be attending this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2014
We love this school! Our youngest has been here for 5 years, eldest joined the school 2 years ago. We knew that we wanted to find a place that would allow our youngest child to be able to learn to love school. He's a divergent learner and gifted. Perfect place for him and his older brother loves it as well. Older brother did seven years in another gifted school and decided that he wanted more diversity in the student body. Older child is a more traditional gifted child and says that this school has provided him a different way of learning that has rounded out the other more curriculum-based and rubric based style. Has taught him to think outside of the box and creative approaches to problem solving that weren't presented in his other gifted school. We love that encourages children to develop their own time management skills and gives them power over project management. Could be scary for parents who are used to a more linear and rubric based education. We feel this educational environment is definitely preparing our children for young adulthood more effectively than traditional schools, the bonus being that they are learning a lot and having fun along the way.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2014
My husband and I are huge supporters of Westgate. We have two gifted children enrolled. The teaching staff are truly the best at what they do. Our children come out to the car each day bursting to share what they did in their classes. It's wonderful to hear their excitement and see their love of learning grow.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2014
I love teaching at Westgate. It is my dream job. The kids are so smart. They amaze me every single day. My fellow teachers are dedicated and hard working. We get to be creative and plan together which never happened in the schools I used to teach in. It feeds our spirits to work cooperatively which makes for great learning in the classrooms. The administration is always there for us. Any time you have a question, they stop whatever they are doing and listen. I couldn't ask for more. Westgate is a happy place to be for teachers and students.

- submitted by a teacher
March 21, 2014
This is a great school that understands what creatively gifted kids need. Our child is allowed to investigate her passions and learn topics in a meaningful way. I have never noticed a dirty building - and I volunteer every week. All progress reports are available to us online and we had our 3rd round of conferences this week. We know exactly how our child is doing and we couldn't be more pleased with our child's growth.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2014
Our family has been at Westgate for 4 years and every year it gets better. Our oldest couldn't find his place in a big school. Westgate's small classes were perfect for him. Our middle child would have been fine anywhere and it's been a great match for her too. They both have great friends who think like they do. It's great to see them grow in a community of gifted peers. (And, the no homework policy is a blessing for our home - no arguing at the dinner table.) We can't wait for our little one to start kindergarten next year. We believe 100% in the mission of Westgate.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2014
Our kids love school! Thank you Westgate! We transferred in after out 1st grader started to hate school and wanted to quit. There are no more tears after school. 2nd grade has been a new awakening for us. This is what a school should be for gifted kids.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2014
The school is unorganized and the classrooms are chaotic. The teachers are not treated well and do not have the resources they need. The building is old and not kept clean. Depending on the teachers, students and parent volunteers to clean it is just not working. A janitor needs to be hired. Testing results and progress reports are not available in a timely manner. We moved our child to another school in February and had not received any progress reports at all this school year. Unbelievable considering school started in early August. Do your research before enrolling your child at this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2014
I had concerns and problems at Westgate that they would never addressed so I had to move my children mid year. I was concerned about all the same things that other parents have posted. Do the classrooms have supplies and the resources they needed, where was my money going that I had given the school, are the teachers being supported, and why were so many teachers leaving? I was unhappy with the way they handled people leaving. Not acknowledging it, no warnings, and no goodbyes. I was concerned how this constant instability and change was effecting my children. I tried to address my concerns with Westgate, I sent emails that were never returned, I attended meeting, asked questions, tried to be heard but all I ever got was shut down or no answers at all. I had no voice as a parent at Westgate. Now that I am at our local school I have come to realize the magnitude of the lack of resources Westgate gave my children. I have spent an enormous amount of time and money getting these resources outside of school because they were not getting them consistently at Westgate. I do love the teachers at this school but I do not think they are getting the extra support they need.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2014
Couldn't be happier with a school. It's the right place for our child. The teachers are great. My child has grown leaps and bounds this year. He loves his school. I don't see any of the problems others have expressed. We have had nothing but positive interactions with everyone from the front desk lady to the Executive Director. Thank you, Westgate.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
We took our son out of this school mid-year. We were so hopeful that our TAG/ADHD son would thrive there, but the experience was so different than what was initially represented. Our son needs at least some structure, and and teachers that stick around. I think with a different director, this school has a chance. The way it stands, I don't see it surviving very long. Before you consider this school, talk to other parents (and make sure they're not employed by the school).

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
This school started off with a great concept but the Executive Director, while a good visionary, is a terrible leader of her staff and is completely unwilling to have meaninful dialogue with parents about their concerns. We are just one of many families that will be leaving at the end of this year. This school will likely not be in existence in another year or two due to families and staff leaving in droves which will lead to cuts in funding.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
My child is in their third year at Westgate and has grown each year. We love the teaching and creative work that he does in classes. We have seen better communication this year and we are behind the school 100%. We are not going anywhere! We can't wait for him to be able to go to high school here so he can attend college, as well.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
So happy we came to Westgate! It was the right choice for our child. We have been nothing but impressed with the teachers and staff. Our child loves school and who can argue with that?

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
I'm a grandparent and volunteer at Westgate every month. This is an amazing school - nothing like anything I've seen before. It's a great community and the kids are so smart! So happy they welcome me in.

- submitted by a community member
March 11, 2014
I love this school! We couldn't be happier to be a member of this community! Happy kids. Great Teachers. Wonderful friends.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2014
This is my son's second year at Westgate. He was stifled at other schools frequently getting into trouble for talking or making others laugh because he was bored with the curriculum. He had been to 3 schools previously and they wouldn't/couldn't differentiate for him. However, at Westgate, my son has grown leaps and bounds in his work performance. He has the opportunity to participate in higher level thinking in science, social studies, language arts, and math! He does meaningful and relevant work at school and loves it. The teachers have done a wonderful job in developing my son academically, socially, and emotionally. He has grown as a learner and human being. The teachers and administration have always treated my son with fairness, compassion, and with his best interests at heart. My son hated school, but now he looks forward to go back every day. I am sad for the parents (students?) who have not had a good experience at Westgate. I am not sure what happened. All I know is that my son is thriving, and we couldn't be happier!

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2014
If I could give this school "0" stars, I would. First and foremost, my son's TCAP's fell in every category by over 100 points in the two years he was at Westgate - he was often miserable and isolated. Leadership is punitive and mean spirited, and their communication with parents is non-existent (ask other parents if you must). Teacher/student turnover is enormous, and special education services are kept to a minimum and/or non-existent.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2014
I wish that I never heard about this school. My child has lost learning across the board. There is a lack of information shared with parents: lack of timely report cards and testing results along with mixed messages from the administration (if any at all). The administration throws their own teachers under the bus. Children aren't learning basic skills and there is so little support staff for the many children who need help. This school claims to cater to kids who are gifted and alternative learners, yet the staff doesn't seem to know how to meet the needs of these types of children. I will be sending my child to another school in the fall.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2014
We love this school. It's the right fit for our creative child. She is happy and loves school. We can't ask for more than that. We are in for the ride because we have seen great things in our child. The teachers are strong and school leadership is responsive to the needs of the community. This is a school for creative, innovative learning and we have been nothing but pleased.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2014
We are concerned about the turn over as well. The Director hires incredible people, but none of them stay. It is sad and devastates our children who love these people. It is also extremely disruptive to their learning since each teacher creates their own curriculum and lessons. When someone new comes in, it is like starting from scratch. It is happening way too often. We cannot stay. It is too disruptive to our child's learning and for her emotional well being. She has completely flatlined in her growth and repeating what she has already learned.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2014
The question I have to ask is why are teachers and families leaving in droves? It doesn't matter if teachers are leaving for "personal reasons" or being fired. The turnover is ridiculous. Children came back from winter break to find a new teacher(s) in their classrooms. No chance to even say good-bye. This has happened year after year. There is something seriously wrong at this school and I wish I had never moved my children there. The lack of unified curriculum is a huge problem, and I feel that my children have not grown academically as much as they should. It is hard to know, because we don't get report cards in a timely manner. Parent informational meetings are a joke. Ms. J. gives excuses and cries. Ms. J gives a great show at parent introduction nights, but it is all smoke and mirrors. Kids are allowed to be disruptive and disrespectful. Most of the teachers are wonderful, however, I have seen over and over again, teachers with optimism and excitement turn to sad, discouraged and overwhelmed. Then they are gone. The school has lost so many talented teachers and I want to know why this is happening again and again. My family will not be there to find out.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2014
Thank god there's a place for my gifted kid! We are in our 3 rd year at Westgate. NOTHING but good things to say about the teachers, staff, administrators, and board members. They all work tirelessly everyday to help these kids in every aspect. We have not had any of the experiences listed in previous comments. If you need a place for your gifted kid, Westgate is amazing!

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2014
I have to address the parent comment on work environment. I love this school. The teachers are free to be creative and it is a wonderfully supportive environment for students and staff. People leave jobs for many different reasons - personal and professional. To make a leap that a teacher leaving a job means the environment is hostile, is untrue and unkind to everyone: students, families, staff and administration.

- submitted by a teacher
January 10, 2014
Wow. I had to give it one star. Another half year down and more turn over at Westgate. Probably due to a hostile work environment. This is not a safe environment for staff. It is not a safe environment for students. Please don't make the mistake many of us have made by enrolling your kid(s) at Westgate. It will be time in your child's life they will never get back. You will like me deeply regret it.

- submitted by a parent
November 14, 2013
This school is aweful. The Executive Director is never available when you need her. If you are not part of the Board or a volunteer than you are a nobody. Some of the admin staff are so rude and really need to find new jobs. They pull the wool over your eyes when you go in for visits. Just be careful before you decide to enroll your kid(s). Visiting it his school will look good during that time. But once you are there this school is not what you saw. They have no playground and probably never will, no custodial service so the student bathrooms are disgusting!!!!! These are all things you won't see. They clean the school and bathrooms before visits. If you join the schools Facebook page than you too get too get to read about all the B.S. That goes on. This is were you hear about all the things that parents are upset about. This is also were they ask you to come to this site and post your positive feelings about the school. So a lot of what you are reading is because they want to raise their score!!! Also this school does a lot of fund raisers. It is out of control. But they can't raise money because more parents are unhappy they just don't come out and say it.

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2013
DO NOT enroll in this school!!!! please save yourself the heart ache. This school is in trouble. Meant to be positive learning environment for TAG kids that have extra social and emtoional challenges. DO NOT BUY IT. I like a lot of the teaching staff but they do not have adequate training , if any, in how to deal with gifted kids. Leadership does nothing to support staff development. The school is badly organized and the classroom environment is chaotic and stressfull for my child. If you are a parent considering this school I would highly reccommend that you take a day when school is in session to visit and judge for yourself. Also, ask how they are doing with staff turn over. Many of the best and most experienced teachers have left. At the end of each summer we return to many new faces. My son has yet to make it through an entire school year without changing teachers. The last two years have been a disaster. Many of my sons best friends have left to go to other schools. We are seriously contemplating doing the same. Leadership doesnt communicate with the parents and they are inaccessible and unresponsive. We can't even adminster CSAP tests properly. Your child deserves better!

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2013
This school is exactly what our family needed! The teachers and administrators are so honest and hardworking. I have never been to a school where administrators are so accessible to parents. (Maybe some of the 1 star reviewers have never been in another public school before, but in my experience, I NEVER got to meet as a parent group with the principals and board members to have our questions answered). This is a rare and wonderful place. There are parent coffees twice a month, community volunteer days once a month, parents are welcomed to volunteer in classes and there are committees that parents can join as well. And most importantly, my gifted child is THRIVING. He is happy once again in school. There are no more tears and he has friends who think like him. He has found his educational home and we no longer fight over the kitchen table about school. Thank you Westgate - for being there for our kids who need you!

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2013
I had to give One Star... One word to define Westgate, Debacle. I feel sorry for the parents that had the wool pulled over their eyes by Ms. J 's sales pitch. Westgate sounds like, at first, that it is a wonderful learning environment where your child will thrive and grow. Let me assure you that is not the case. The classrooms are in a constant state of choas with zero structure. If your child is normal to gifted this is NOT a great environment. There is very very poor communication between teachers, staff and parents. However if you are the type of parent that doesn't want to know what is going on in your child's classroom or with their process, this is your school. Another fact that I find puzzling is the turn around with staff. I have NEVER heard of such high turn over anywhere. Teachers are running from Westgate. There are good teachers at Westgare. Westgate can't keep around. T

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
This is our third year at Westgate, and I feel we've now been here long enough to see both sides of the good/could use improvement sides of the coin. Westgate has had their fair share of growing pains, but I am continually impressed by the staff's efforts to address and respond to parent and student concerns. I also believe every school has its challenges, and nothing is perfect. I can't stress enough how much we've seen that this school can be the right fit FOR THE RIGHT CHILD. One of our children struggled last year, and we determined there was a better fit elsewhere. Our other child has absolutely thrived at Westgate, and loves it. I feel the greatest atribute of Westgate is their ability to embrace each child as an individual...the school and staff are great at recognizing and celebrating the unique personalities, talents and strenghts of each child.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2013
My 3 kids have truly been transformed through the experience they have had at Westgate. They now know what school should feel like. It should be a place where they feel loved and accepted, a place where they know the teachers are on their side and not against them, a place where they can learn and explore and be challenged in the safety of the knowledge that if they try and fail, they can get back up and try again, they will not be judged or given up on. It should be a home away from home, and that is truly what Westgate has been for them. So I just want to say thank you, thank you, THANK YOU!!

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2013
I am sad to say that I'll be moving my child out of Westgate after 3 years there. There are exceptional teachers on staff. They are truly caring about the kids, but its shortcomings far outweigh the benefit. There is no consequence or reward structure for behavior. Bullying and disruptive behavior goes unchecked. The chaos there is overwhelming. Teachers turnover is alarming. And if it weren't for the parent Facebook page, no one would know what is going on because of the culture of silence set by the administration. The ED has a brilliant vision, but manages very poorly, does not do well with parents, though she's great with kids, and is very defensive and controlling. I'm so disappointed in her. This year has been a net loss for my child which I attribute to inept management. It has been 6 weeks since the end of the last trimester and we have yet to see progress reports. I can help but wonder, because they're not telling us (parents) anything, is that they didn't like the results on the MAPS testing that saw, so they decided to retest. I wish them all the best, but am not going to risk my child's education until they get their house in order.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2013
After seeing a recent review, I feel compelled to provide some feedback. The review states that teachers are not required to have certificates or register with the state. I am sorry, but this is so completely off the mark. All of the teachers have their teaching credentials and are deemed "highly qualified" in their areas of teaching. This is done through certification exams, such as the Praxis. As people, we work in different ways and have unique opinions. Even though many students (and parents) thrive at Westgate, it doesn't guarantee that every single person will. But I can't just sit back and read blatant inaccuracies and not correct them. Trust me, this school is different in a good way.

- submitted by a community member
February 26, 2013
Moving to Westgate was a horrible mistake. My child went from average grades to below grade level and I was told to put her on an IEP. There's a lot of testing that goes on at this school (often without parents' knowledge or consent) to "place" the kids in various classes. The average experience of teachers here is 3 years, and that's including a couple of long-term teachers. It is a revolving door or poorly qualified or unqualified teachers who act like a group of high school kids- rumor mongering and treating parents like they are stupid and they are subordinates. There is no respect, no accountability, deplorable communication, absolutely no leadership, and absolutely no true learning going on. If you're looking at this school, ask yourself why there is no Principal or Vice Principal, why the teachers are not required to have certificates or register with the state, or why the teachers come and go every year. I regret the day I ever heard of Westgate.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2013
I am not an administrator, just a parent who is thrilled with our decision to move our second grader to Westgate and have our kindergardners start at Westgate. We have two gifted children with sensory processing issues who are happiest when moving and expressing themselves creatively. I believed Westgate would be the best fit for them, and it is. What has been a wonderful surprise is what a great fit it has also been for our third gifted child. His ability to move through material quickly has been encouraged and his placement has changed as he masters material. That's possible because of the universal design. The teachers we've worked with are amazing: warm, loving, creative, fun. We are looking forward to the program becoming even stronger as WCS settles into and takes advantage of the great new space in its own building.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2013
What I absolutely love most about this school is that it dares to think outside the box. Westgate gets our children, loves our children, and fosters their emotional and educational growth. Thank you for daring to break the cycle of what the "norm" (as read below) has sadly become. This has been the absolute best year of my daughter's educational life. Thank you for having the foresight, strength, and courage to bring your dream of what a school should be into reality. "People are not being educated; they're being tested for levels of obedience. School is about memorizing what you are told short term and repeating it. The bulk of how you are graded is by completing daily work. Obedience is, in fact, work force's most important quality in a worker bee."

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2013
I have been an educator for 11 years and my child is in his second year at WCS. The flexible model to meet the needs of students is one that I have never seen anywhere else. The students are carefully assessed and yet their social/ emotional needs are also considered when placing them for ability classes. My child is a first grader loves school! He is a mathematical child and is in 3rd/ 4th grade standards. For advanced students in most schools, they are given busy work or pulled for G/T. He is in a class with other 1st/ 2nd graders at his level and they are engaged in fun, challenging and exciting lessons everyday that is not busy work. he comes home and teaches us his new math games enthusiastically everyday. The Universal design in critical in order to truly allow for this to happen and I have not seen this design in any other school. it is brilliant! Also, the fact that they have 30 minute lunch in the classroom, quiet time, appropriate lengths of time for recess, he is not restless, agitated or distracted. All of these considerate planning based on children, creates an environment of ease, community and warmth for my child.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2013
We transferred one of our sons to Westgate two years ago after he had a bad experience at the Studio School. I now have one son at Hulstrom and one son at Westgate. Each one is happy at the school he attends because each has different needs. The son at Westgate was originally accepted at Hulstrom but would have had his self-esteem crushed there. While he is gifted in science and verbal ability, his reading and writing abilities were abysmal and Hulstrom is not the place to nurture the love of learning in a child like that. The teachers and staff at Westgate worked with my son to improve his reading. The Studio school said he didn't have a reading problem but Westgate acknowledged his problem and the reading specialist worked with him to improve his reading to grade level on the standardardized tests. His self-esteem is much improved with his improved reading ability and he is not labeled as DUMB for his inability to handwrite. In fact, the school has been accomodating and cooperative. Prior to Westgate, we had a 7 yr-old who cried that no one understood him and today we have a happy 9 yr-old who loves his school.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
Neither of my kids have an IEP or 504 and both are totally different personalities and learners....both as excelling and, most importantly, LOVING school....everything single thing about it. If you're looking for a traditional, pencil & paper environment, no, Westgate is not for your child. But, if you're looking for a place that creatively engages your child wherever she/he's at and however she/he needs, then this is the place.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
My children are in their second year at Westgate. They are visual spatial learners, and reading comes harder to them. After my own personal experiences as a child in gifted programs that concentrated on achievement and reading and sadly in giving kids a fear of failure, I found Westgate, and am so incredibly happy I did. My kids' math skills are well accommodated, and scaffolding is given so they can be challenged even as their reading skills improve. They love school, they love their teachers, they absolutely love learning, and have none of the baggage of gifted programs that put scores and success the first time, every time, higher than actual learning, creating, growing, and not being afraid to try new things. I'm interested in growing creative leaders who are able to take on the world, and thankfully Westgate has the same goals, and so far, we've been thrilled with our experience. Now, to be fair, there are some communication issues the school has yet to work out, but we found when one of our children was being bullied, it was taken very seriously and was handled immediately with privacy and respect for both my child and the child doing the bullying. That speaks volumes to me.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
Our daughter is a kindergartener this year at Westgate and we have been thrilled with our experience.The K,1, 2 teachers are highly committed & pour themselves into the meaningful work they do with students each day. The school is focused on making learning fun & meaningful while still holding kids to high academic standards.The master schedule is designed for students to be leveled for both literacy and math (instead of a schedule designed around a lunch or specials schedule). Gifted kids get to be gifted all day long, everyday not just for a pull-out program, reading group, or math club.When you are told that your child will be placed in the curriculum based on their individual needs, they deliver on that promise. Parent communication has always been timely, thorough and warm. Our little girl is moving right along and having her needs met as a gifted learner without any of the competition,pressure, or excessive homework that other gifted schools in the area demand of young children.She's allowed to be a happy, playful child and still make great academic progress. I am a teacher myself of 12 years, and I recommend Westgate for all types of learners!

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
We have two students enrolled at Westgate and they are in their third year. The oldest student entered Westgate on an IEP and is now on a 504. That is progress. Every goal in his previous IEP is provided to him, and every other student, on a daily basis in the classroom. He thrives at Westgate. The other son is 2 grade level ahead in math and English. They both love the school. The teachers are fabulous, the admin staff is wonderful. They all work very hard every day to ensure the safety and success of every child at the school. I would not pick any other school in the state to have my children attend. It's that wonderful. It is different and not for all students and families. I suggest any parent interested should reach out and talk to other families at Westgate. They are all very friendly and will share openly their good and bad experiences.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2013
Reluctantly/Skeptically I agreed to send my son to Westgate I begged my wife Please, don t drink the Kool-Aid this all sounds very odd. I've never been so wrong! Deep gratitude is now my most common emotion when I think about Westgate. My son has absolutely thrived in his 6th grade classes. I pick him up every day and I m always regaled with an excited story about what he has learned. He often arrives home and goes straight to the Internet to learn more. He didn t know anyone when he arrived on his first day of 6th grade, but he made friends easily. The teachers and administrators are very kind to him almost loving. He thoroughly enjoys school His intense curiosity about the world, people, and how it all works is being encouraged and even broadened. *Caveat* It s not a perfect fit for everyone. I have an 8th grade daughter in a traditional school. As positive as my son s experience has been, I m never tempted to send my daughter. Her intellectual needs are fed through traditional structure. Her social groups and extracurricular interests would not be replicated well at Westgate. I m grateful I have choices! Bravo to my school district!

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2013
This school is a good fit for IEP, 504 students. It is not a good fit for Gifted Learners. My child was there for two years and despite his learning ability fell behind academically and is having to catch up in his new school. The majority of teachers when we were there lacked teaching experience (especially with GATE kids) and classroom management skills that enabled these behavior issues many reviewers has mentioned. Colorado School Grades site has them ranked 827 of 998 elementary schools...there is a reason for this.

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2013
This our our first year at WG. All I can say is that I have observed a tremendous positive change in attitude towards school in my son. His previous school did nothing but teach to the test. Nothing but test drills and obsession with scores. My kid did well academically but was miserable. Now my son tells me about Van Gogh, shows me his comics project in Technology and does math on IXL without me nagging! The 2nd Grade Team is simply amazing, I can't thank them enough. I love the weekly updates. I always know know what's going on in my son's EVERY class. I see his classwork come home every Friday. My son loves their daily TV school news. He's being treated as a unique individual and is not afraid to express himself. A couple of minor behavioral issues I've seen so far have been dealt with appropriately. Teachers and the principal definitely have their hearts in the right place and it reflects on the kids and their attitudes towards learning, which is what really counts in the end of the day.

- submitted by a parent
December 24, 2012
This school does have a very unhealthy environment for students and parents alike. Communication is horrible and parents are not welcome (but it will seem you are welcome at first)! Westgate should be required to post its turn-over rate of students since inception! Accommodations in 504 and IEPs are ignored, either because they lack the funds to support the needs of their Twice Gifted Learners, or it is "hubris" - them thinking they are ultimately qualified to help these students without the accommodations they deserve. I too have heard staff gossiping like high school kids and being rude to parents in their face. There are behavior problems at the school, and not just among students! I will have to check the licensure data base - now I am curious!

- submitted by a parent
December 24, 2012
I am surprised this school still has its doors open! First and foremost, the principal and her staff were not honest about the support they were willing to provide my gifted learner. Many other parents also mentioned that they had to go into the office and "loudly advocate" for their child's accomodations. Often, I would hear front office staff and administration gossiping about individual parents and students (very innappropriate) when I volunteered at the school. Something I found interesting, most of the Teachers and the Principal cannot be found in the State Licensure Data Base. Apparently, this Charter School asked for Licensure Exemption from the District. How can that be good for kids? Finally, I agree with the previous post. There are many unacceptable behavioral problems among students, and violence is tolerated to a certain extent (this surprises the most in this day and age). According to my child, when one student punched another student, the "hitter" was back in school the next day without suspension. How can this be?

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2012
My gifted learner who is quarky did two years time at this school and to her yes that last year was a prison sentence. For the last half of that school year she would cry coming and going for being in constant fear of other kids with behavioral problems who were never disciplined. If a student hits another student that one child should at least be suspended! But no. He was there every day and by the end of the year they made her so nervous that she started ripping her own hair out! Our Drs attributed it to Westgate n we pulled her out and all her hair is back. My daughter entered that school one grade level ahead and two years later left being one year behind. She lost all her love of learning in the process, all of her self confidence and all of her self worth. What she did learn is how to be lazy and get out of assignments Two years later she is back at grade level and her self confidence is still coming back. Also watch they lady at the front desk, chris and the board - They were all friends before the school n chatter behind parents backs. The school was made for their kids who have social issues and its well known in the school that they can do no wrong.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2012
By the time many families make their way to Westgate, they feel they have few choices. Thankfully, this was not the case for our family. The kids and teachers tend to be great thinkers, but the classrooms can be chaotic and messy - there are a lot of behavior issues at the school that make it difficult for the serious learner. Deadlines are not important, communication is poor, administration is secretive, and rules are always changing.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2012
I am so excited about the new building. The administration and board have outdone themselves. The teachers were already great, but now we have a great home as well. I can't wait for the start tomorrow. Kids have been excited for weeks. We love you Westgate!

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2012
We have two children at Westgate, one who honestly could have done well in any environment and one who would not have done well in a traditional neighborhood school and/or a high-stress, pressured atmosphere. BOTH are thriving at Westgate. They love going to school every day, have many friends, and are growing academically beyond our expectations. No, this school is NOT for everyone - but no school is! That is the beauty of charter schools and choice. Westgate is a very unique school so it pays to attend information sessions and learn more about its approach before enrolling your child. For us, we love the grouping of two ages in homeroom and specials (1/2, 3/4, etc.) and the ability grouping in math and literacy. Teachers have gone to great lengths to understand our kids learning styles and to try to tailor their teaching to best fit that style. Through weekly updates, we know exactly what the kids are working on in each subject and what is expected (even physical education!) There certainly have been growing pains at Westgate, but that is to be expected at any new school. Patience has certainly been rewarded for everyone involved!

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2012
My child has attended Westgate for two years now. We have been very pleased. There is so much love and acceptance here. I feel like my child loves school, and is also learning so much. We are not dealing with the homeworks battles that so many families I know deal with - yet my child is learning just as much. The principal and teachers have so much heart, and truly care about the students.

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2011
I hate this school, it is terrible and my child suffered. Fowl language isn't accepted on this site, but I can tell you I would be cursing like a sailor about this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2011
I find it interesting that the previous review are so divergent. I think there's good reason for that. I 'm firmly in the "love it" category. Westgate specializes in gifted learners whose needs diverge from traditional educational models. This is a perfect description of my son, who was such a poor fit for our neighborhood school, that he became clinically depressed halfway through the 1st Grade. He is in his 3rd year at Westgate and is absolutely blossoming. This shows on his objective test results AND in the fact that he is much more able to meet behavioral expectation, when he was going to other direction at his other school. The school has come a very long way in the last couple of years and gets better every year. Westgate may not be a great fit for every kid, but for a child who would otherwise be at risk, it s almost a miracle.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2011
We also had multiple children in Westgate this year in different grade levels with a variety of teachers. This school has been a godsend for us! Our gifted kids who have fine motor delays struggled in both the neighborhood school and one of the other district magnet schools. We found the teachers to be excellent- very motivating and our kids who were labelled "low average" due to poor handwriting alone in other schools made the most amazing progress here at Westgate. We never experienced any disrespect from children or staff. I can attest to consequences for misdeeds as our son experienced this firsthand, and it was a more lengthy consequence than we ever had at other schools. The curriculum followed district requirements for each grade but was presented in a much more advanced and interesting fashion than our experiences at other schools in Adams 12. I do think it's important that your child be a good fit for this school. It is geared toward gifted and creative children who don't do well sitting in rows being lectured to for the day and filling out endless worksheets. But then, there are plenty of other schools in district who will provide that environment for you.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2011
I had multiple children at Westgate this past year in different grade levels with a variety of teachers. I have to say it was a pretty BAD experience. Students are allowed to be disruptive and rude, much time is wasted and my kids were very upset by the lack of respect in the building. The office staff is nice to your face but talks behind your back. I felt that they do not use the resource of parent participation because they do not want you to see what is going on in the classes. The lack of a solid curriculum is ridiculous. I feel that it has been mostly a year wasted. My one child's teacher was constantly inappropriate in her choices of what to share with the kids.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2011
The school does not promote student responsibility, and there are no consequences if assignments are incomplete or not handed in. My child is a serious student and often the behavioral issues were distracting. The school finally launched its new website in 2011, so communication with parents improved from zero to marginal. Front office staff need a course in confidentiality. We felt it was a disappointing year with a teacher who could not connect with her students and whose behavior was often disturbing.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2011
My son is finishing up his 1st year at Westgate after 3 years in our neighborhood school (also quite good). We really love Westgate - the staff and teachers are there because they love working with smart, creative, interesting kids. They value the kids as individuals and encourage them to learn and express themselves in ways that work best for them. The teachers are committed, creative, open to feedback and input. My son has progressed greatly because he could focus on learning, rather than "fitting in" to the structure req'd by his previous school. He had good teachers there; he has great teachers at Westgate. He is challenged and happy. He has bloomed in all subjects. Small class size is great, as is 1-to-1 laptop to kid ratio, and wide variety of specials (music, art, gym, drama, dance, technology). As a new school, they are still working on the library infrastructure. They teach and encourage kindness and it shows. Much happier kids in general-doing things they love and not being afraid to be themselves. The teachers are really interested in the whole kid because they know that happy kids learn more and faster than unhappy kids.

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2010
We had a hard time finding a school that would meet my son's needs. He's a very energetic, gifted child who tends to cause trouble when he gets bored. Westgate was easily able to meet his needs. Not only is his teacher a seasoned professional, he's challenged in every subject and the community is very nurturing.

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Westgate Charter School
12500 Washington, Northglenn, CO  80233
(303) 425-0967
Last modified Westgate Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Westgate Charter School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 89 reviews. Top