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Douglass Valley Elementary School Overview

4610 East Douglass Drive, U.S. Air Force Academy, CO 80840 , Tel: +1 (719) 234-4200 Academy 20 School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 309


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Douglass Valley Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

September 12, 2018 Submitted by a parent
Very high turnover within this school. No real consistency.
October 24, 2017 Submitted by a parent
Terrible. The school is terrible, and district 20 is the worst to deal with. A lot of people with what seems to be a "God complex" sitting at a desk, making life more difficult because they can.
February 12, 2017 Submitted by a parent
I am not sure how others have expressed such a poor opinion. DVE is GREAT! I have 4 children and am a teacher myself. I found the staff to be friendly, the resources are abundant and readily available to all those who need them. My children have had occasion to eat school lunch and were offered real food and a full salad bar. Parent/teacher communication is EXCELLENT! If I had to say something bad about DVE, I would say the playground needs updating.
July 23, 2016 Submitted by a parent
My kids have been to a number of schools due to moving frequently. This school has by far been the best. The only complaint I would have is the age and appearance of the school but I would take an aged school with personable staff who are not quick to judge and who don't care about who is who any day over a new school with the opposite. I am a highly educated parent with a higher income. My family provides structure for our children and we consider ourselves pretty classy. We are picky about who we and our children associate with. We have some children with special needs. We have always picked schools for the upscale neighborhoods and types of people we would want to associate with but have had bad experiences with teachers because they did not want to put the time in to deal with a special needs child and/or like one of my children - a child with poor social skills/awkwardness. Then we found DVE. They, with the exception of maybe one teacher, have got it when it comes to our kids. They don't treat us like we are the problem (because that could not be further from the truth) and they do not treat my child like he is can control something that he cannot. They get boys for being boys. They don't have to sit still for hours on end and be called to the principal's office for fidgeting or annoying a teacher who expects silence. At the same time they have called me a time or two to inform me when another child was being inappropriate to my child. Of the teachers we have had so far I would have to brag about Ms. Crosswhite - talk about a teacher with a passion for teaching and children. I don't think there was ever a day she did not have a smile on her face. She has such high energy which is a must for kindergarten children. She gets that they are little and little balls of energy and that it is normal to be this way at their age. I won't bash on the teacher we had who I would not recommend but I will say that if that's as bad as it gets at this school then it's pretty good. Also, my kids were initially enrolled in an off base D20 school because I wanted them close to home and in a nicer, newer school. That school was IB. It was a terrible experience and I was so glad to leave. The teachers had no patience for special needs or children who did not fit the mold. I was worried about the academics at DVE but they were the same as the other school off base.
January 09, 2016 Submitted by a parent
The teachers, like many of the other families on a military base, are just passing through. For many of the teachers this is just a first stop after they've graduated college, and our children are the unfortunate test subjects. It's not just the teachers that are the problem. There are a great number of immature house wives and husbands who contribute to the poor atmosphere around the school. If you've ever lived in an established community off base with mature responsible parent's and experienced teachers, this school will be a joke. The blind leading the blind. Children teaching children.
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Air Force Academy, CO Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School24%
  • Some College39%
  • Associate Degree14%
  • Bachelor Degree14%
  • Graduate Degree8%

Apartments and homes for rent near Douglass Valley Elementary School

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Things you should know about Douglass Valley Elementary School

Before you start packing, make sure Douglass Valley Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Douglass Valley Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in U.S. Air Force Academy. It is located at 4610 East Douglass Drive, U.S. Air Force Academy, CO 80840 and it is the second home of 309 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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