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Thornton, CO
Students enrolled: 439

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1020 Dawson Dr
Thornton, CO 80229

(720) 972-5500
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August 03, 2015
On previous years I was very disappointed about this school. It wasn't until the school year of 2013-2014 that I become a member of the PTA an realized how many school programs the school actually have. From after school homework help to classes for parents to better assist their kids at home with nutrition tips and learning tips. I extremely encourage parents to be more involved in school activities and to take advantage of all the help this school has to offer.

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May 13, 2015
I'm not sure where that 5 star rating came from, but I wouldn't be surprised if it was someone in the front office. I've been very disappointed in the decision making going on at this school. My child has had some wonderful teachers at this school, but none of them are still there. Take a look at teacher turnover at this school, it tells a story.

- submitted by a parent

July 31, 2013
Some teachers here have wonderful management and great relationships with the students and parents but in general there is a large bully problem that doesn't stop. There are lots of activities for the families and students but most are held at early times not allowing for parents that work late to attend. When management issues occur in the classroom most teachers send the issue immediately to the office and referrals are given. As punishment field trips are taken away. There are some* really good teachers here, but for the most part I find it to be one of the worst schools my children have ever had* to attend.

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August 11, 2012
Mc Elwain Elementary school is filled with high quality teachers that are passionate and advocate for their students. :-)

- submitted by a parent

March 16, 2005
McElwain is a beautiful school with committed and caring staff. Their dual language program is great.

- submitted by a parent

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Mc Elwain Elementary School
1020 Dawson Dr, Thornton, CO  80229
(720) 972-5500
Last modified Mc Elwain Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mc Elwain Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top