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Mackintosh Academy Overview

6717 South Boulder Road, Boulder, CO 80303 , Tel: +1 (303) 554-2011

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Mackintosh Academy Ratings & Reviews

February 01, 2020 Submitted by a parent
"Disappointing. Poor leadership. The school revolves around highly sensitive boys to the exclusion of a healthy environment for everyone else. When they say ""Boulder needs Mack like Harry needed Hogwarts!"" they forget to consider Hermione."
October 27, 2019 Submitted by a parent
"There are far better private schools in Boulder, for parents looking for an exceptional education for their children. If you are looking for a school to challenge your intelligent student, you may want to look elsewhere. If you are looking for a school to support your child, who may need alternative learning, and 2E support, then Mackintosh may be a good fit. When we interviewed, we were looking for a school that would engage our child, who excelled in math and reading, and wasn't being challenged at their previous school. We were told that Mack is an ""IB school that serves gifted and creative students."" Mack's definition of gifted is misleading. Mackintosh feels to like a 2E school that masquerades as an IB school. The administration seem to go out of their way to cover up the 2E reputation that Mack is developing. Also, if your child needs a daytime place to act out and bully other students with very little disciplinary action, then sign them up. But be prepared to spend a lot on tuition, for a mediocre education. You will metaphorically pay for a Mercedes, but get a used Kia. Bullying and acting out is very accepted at this school. Mackintosh employs a full time Psychologist for a reason. When we switched our child to another school, we quickly found out how far behind they were academically. Shockingly so. Even behind public school educational standards. The good news is that our child, at the new school, is so happy to be in an environment where there aren't constant interruptions in class, with children acting out, and bullying, that now our child is actually learning. I do have to agree with other reviewers, about the teachers, who are compassionate, and supportive. Mack employs some exceptional teachers. You will soon learn however, that there are so many issues with which they have to contend, and double standards that exist within the classrooms. If you are wealthy or influential, and have a child who needs extra help, and don't care if they act up, or are disruptive, then Mack is a great fit. If you are a parent who is looking for an outstanding education for your intelligent learner, who does not need alternative support, then there may be better schools to fit those needs.If the Administration at Mackintosh been honest from the beginning, I wouldn't be writing this. BUYER BEWARE!"
September 14, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Absolutely amazing. Our family will stay at Mackintosh for as long as we can. We love JJ, Jenny, and every teacher we have met. Totally in awe of Mack. The community is our home.
August 09, 2019 Submitted by a parent
We are so pleased we found Mack. We wish every child could experience a school like this. The students are so interesting and bright and curious. The teachers and admin go out of their way to provide a safe, supportive, intellectually challenging and stimulating environment. We feel that our older children had the time and space to grow into themselves without the harsh culture in most middle schools. When your kids look forward to going to school every day, life is so much more manageable. Thanks, Mack.
March 16, 2019 Submitted by a parent
Initially we loved it, but over time there were many issues that became apparent. It’s incredibly small, which means that socially, kids don’t have many options for friends. They do some things well, mainly because of teachers, but the administration is inexperienced. I think they are in over their heads and haven’t put in systems that work yet. They also are not consistent with what they say and we left not trusting the leadership. They are more interested in saving face than delivering on any of their listed values. It ended up not being a safe environment for my child.
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Average Rent in Colorado

  • Colorado Average Rental Price, February 2020 $1,521 /mo

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  • Some College29%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree26%

Apartments and homes for rent near Mackintosh Academy

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Mackintosh Academy, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Mackintosh Academy, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 307 apartments for rent available in this part of Boulder. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Mackintosh Academy is currently at -Buffalo Canyon-, renting for $695 per month, but if $5,005 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Bell Flatirons. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Mackintosh Academy

Before you start packing, make sure Mackintosh Academy is really the best option for your child. To recap, Mackintosh Academy is a well-known private K-8 school in Boulder. It is located at 6717 South Boulder Road, Boulder, CO 80303 and it is the second home of 155 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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