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K-6
Public charter
Westminster, CO
Students enrolled: 296
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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5301 Lowell Blvd
Westminster, CO 80030

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(303) 412-7601
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April 29, 2014
This school is Mexican but that doesn't mean its bad this school gives you lots of paper but it's fun no one likes paper from boring webs well this teaches alot here we get a least 4 or more field trips it's fun once we went to skate city for free just because we did amazing on our tcap if it would not of been ricardo flores magon acdamey I would be dum right now!

- submitted by a community member
August 24, 2013
My son started here at RFMA last year as a kindergartener. I cannot thank enough the staff and the teacher for all the support and help they gave me and my son during his first in school. My child's behavior and education improved greatly that year. I am amazed on how much my son learned IN KINDER!

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2013
I have not been happy about my child's learning. I hope this year is better than last year. I expected more out of this school. The problem is that I think the other schools in the district are worse. I don't have much of a choice, and that's tough for me and my child. :(

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2013
All the children have to wear uniforms, which I love!! I think it should also be required by the staff espically the office staff, one in particular seems to think thigh high boots & 5" hills are approiate to wear at a school... Had a family member pick my child up from school & was shocked by the attire of some of the teachers & office staff... A few of the office staff as well as a few teachers need to possibly get some additional training on how to talk to others including the kids but also fellow co-workers, a little compassion goes a long way!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2013
RFMA started its 1st day today with a bang!!!! Class of 2026 looks sharp and they are quickly picking up everything they need to know to be successful Magonistas! I am so proud to work here and be a parent of Magonistas! Actions speak louder than words and come March we will knock it out of the park!

- submitted by a teacher
August 18, 2013
RFMA may have had a rough past, but I know this year and the future is looking BRIGHT! I can not wait to see what this school year holds for not just the students but staff as well. This is my second year teaching here, and the RFMA family is strong and continuing to do great things!

- submitted by a teacher
August 17, 2013
I would like to reply to a review from a "teacher". As a teacher who teaches out of love and have passion for the education and future of our children. I would never run away from bad scores. I would make myself responsible for the failure and I would commit myself to work harder and more diligent this year to make sure MY students succeed and improved on their test scores. That is what we do here at RFMA, we identified the problem, find the solution, and work together on fixing and closing the gap . We Magonistas are United, Dignified, Diligents, Humble and Problem Solvers. All through College!

- submitted by a teacher
August 17, 2013
Each teacher's dedication to our students (Magonistas) is what makes RFMA great. The difference between years past and the 13-14 school year will be evident. Just wait until next years scores!

- submitted by a teacher
August 17, 2013
I have been a teacher at RFMA for almost three years. You will not find a more dedicated and compassionate group of teachers anywhere else. Students are not JUST test scores and the staff at RFMA knows and respects that. Of course we continue to reflect on and refine our practice so that we can do our best to prepare our students for college. The staff has been working diligently for the past three weeks (before school started) to prepare rigorous, standards aligned lesson plans for the year. We've spent days, nights, and weekends reviewing test data and discussing the needs of our students. There is no doubt in my mind that our students will continue to grow academically and, in time, test scores will reflect that. In all honesty though, it's the day to day love, compassion, diligence, hard-work, and dedication that makes this school so outstanding. If you value your child as an intelligent person that is capable of achieving anything they've set their minds to, then RFMA will be a perfect fit for your family!

- submitted by a teacher
August 15, 2013
Have you seen this year's test scores? I can't believe how bad they are. I think I'm going to start looking for another job.

- submitted by a teacher
January 29, 2013
This is the worst school I have ever seen. Staff is so unprofessional, school is ugly and my daughter feels like crying with all the homework she gets. I don't understand how people say it's good if the teachers there seem they didn't even finish high school specially the principal assistant or I don't know who she is Ordo ez she has a really bad attitude and treats staff and students like animals. Can't wait to get my daughter out of there.

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2012
With my daughter in kindergarten I didn't know what to expect from the school here. My friends are suprised at the amount of homework she's doing compared with their children. I feel this is just the experience my daughter needs to prepare her for college and beyond. Her teacher is available anytime, for anything needed, to assist in my childs development. Being the 2nd year at this location things are still somewhat disorganized but I believe everything will work out and we will see the excellent results of this school return.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2012
I am so fed up with RFMA. I am a long time parent, and this school has really went down. With Ms. Guzman and Mr. Martinez the school had much tougher homework, my kids went to school until 5:00 PM, and we were winning at the chess tournaments. We are now rated a 7 out of 10 on here. We were always a 9. My youngest is no where close to where my oldest was when he was in 2nd grade. I am taking my kids to a Catholic school next year.

- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2012
I am the parent of four children that have attended RFMA since kindergarten and had enough of the Martinez brothers last year and removed my children. We came back this year. The new Principal has made the school environment learning friendly. My children enjoy a stress free, No screaming, learning zone. They are still challenged and have great teachers.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2012
The children are not cared for and this school is as close to a military school as you can get. The teachers aren't certified and the ratio is way too high. I regret sending my daughter to its Cheyenne affiliate and now understand why the parent petitioned for Mr. Martinez's dismissal. I encourage any parent to research the founder and his dictator ways.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2012
I am the parent of a kindergartner and I have to say that I am so impressed with the curriculum that they have at RFMA. My daughter has learned so much and they are only a few weeks in. The teachers are great and the new principle is excellent. I love that they have tennis and chess. My daughter loves tennis and played before she started here. I am so happy with this school words cannot explain. My daughter loves her teacher and loves everything about it. They also have some of the highest test scores in the state. I am a proud parent of my RFMA student.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2012
"To good to be true school?" LOL, how about "_Too_ good to be true"? And no, its not too good to be true. New leadership and a new lighter feel have made RFMA better than ever! Full time Tennis Academy (with some state champs) and Chess too! Our child has special needs and has done very well here. I am surprised to hear anything to the contrary. RFMA to College!

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2012
"To good to be true school."NOT recommended. Principal has a my way or the highway attitude... Your kids will be treated like they joined the Army. If you have children with learning disabilities, you won't get the help they need. They will only overwhelm them.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2010
We are so impressed with this school! The teachers and staff are very involved and inspiring. My daughter is so motivated to learn and excel. The homwork she brings home seems to be above Kindergarten level. They require parents to keep a reading log and read books every night. I can tell my daughter is already learning to read at 5!

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
HIgh performing, high expectation environment. College prep for kids!

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2010
Awesome school with caring teachers and staff. The tennis and chess programs are outstanding!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 23, 2010
This school provides my two sons a great education and they both have excelled beyond my expectations. Despite the lack of supplies, materials, books and other necessary resources, they have performed very well. I plan to keep my children at this school all the way to 8th grade. The school will be adding a grade every year. They current go up to 4th grade.

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September 04, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
August 11, 2009
Poor educators and staff....Do not bring your students here!

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October 13, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
no rating October 12, 2008
Great school! The students are pushed to go to college even at kindergarten. This school is going to be the change we need.

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August 27, 2008
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Ricardo Flores Magon Academy
5301 Lowell Blvd, Westminster, CO  80030
(303) 412-7601
Last modified Ricardo Flores Magon Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ricardo Flores Magon Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top