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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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The academic instruction in this school is world class. In addition to routine challenging Language Arts and Math, science lab is offered in kindergarten and the kids learn so much, from shadows, leaf patterns through fingerprinting. The administration is pleasant and helpful. The school reinforces values to which the students are held accountable in all ways. We are very pleased with the school.



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The team at Colvin Run is amazing. Our son began kindergarten with significantly above average reading readiness scores but fell significantly behind as the year progressed. The teachers and principal worked closely with us to figure out why a smart kid was failing. They helped us coach him at home and invited him to a special summer reading camp at the school. When we finally identified the issue as a vision processing problem and began vision therapy treatment, they guided us through the IEP process and continued helping him build skills – and more important his self-confidence in learning. Today he is a thriving 4th grader who loves learning, excels at school, and even enjoys reading. Thanks to their dedication, skill and teamwork the Colvin Run team has made a life-changing difference in his education trajectory.


Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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When our son had an issue with a friend who mistreated him, the teacher identified the issue quickly and the guidance counselor sprang into action. He helped us talk to our son about healthy relationships and actively worked to help him build stronger friendships with some of the other boys.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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Many of the students at Colvin Run qualify for level 4 AAP instruction, however, all students in the school benefit from differentiated instruction. Many receive advanced instruction in classes they excel in (such as differentiated math). All classes receive AAP level 2 coursework to build creative and critical thinking skills. Students who fall behind receive extra attention and strategically planned individualized assistance to help them catch up.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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The principal is a master at finding ways to optimize available resources and introduce new learning opportunities for the school. The teachers are innovative and actively test new approaches to enhance learning. Many of their innovations have been adopted by the entire Langley pyramid.


Develops character: Strongly agree


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Colvin Run's active PTO sponsored the development of a Character Shapes the Future program. The concepts of character and making good choices are integrated throughout the curriculum and programs across the school. There is a great emphasis on "actively caring" among classmates and giving back to the community.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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The assignments are designed to help students learn the concepts - often in a fun or interesting way. The target workload is about an hour per night.

Amount of homework: Agree


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The teachers are willing to work with the parents if they feel that the homework load is too much, but most of the time it fits the grade that the student is in.




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This school has proven time and time again to be a great fit for my son (he is now in 4th grade). They don't just focus on scores on test, but focus on making sure the children understand the material and on character traits. The character traits really seem to stick with my child too. He has ADHD and needs a little extra attention. I absolutely love the teachers and staff who seem to genuinely care for the students (from the administrative staff to the teachers to the SACC teachers). Everyone at Colvin Run is great.



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We love this school. Moved here couple of years ago with kindergarten and 4th grade kids, all fits in right away. New Principle and almost all teachers are great, and strong parents involvement. None of them want to miss any day of school. Giving 4 stars to Teacher's quality is because very few unqualified

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Last modified Colvin Run Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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