Why Coronado & FAQs

Jeffco 2020 & Core Competencies
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Click on any of the following to read about the Core Competencies of Jeffco's 2020 Vision!

Content Mastery

Civic & Global Engagement


Critical Thinking & Creativity

Self-Direction & Personal Responsibility


What is Flex Testing?

Flex testing days are two days in the fall and two days in the spring where students in grades K-6 attend by appointment only. Dates are scheduled independently by each elementary school in Jeffco.These days are used for teachers to conduct in depth reading assessments in a one on one setting with each inpidual student in order to ensure instruction and intervention are aligned to students' needs and ability levels as well as to assess progress over time. Teachers send Sign-Up Geniuses toparents/guardians approximately 2 weeks prior to testing.

What standardized assessments are used at Coronado?

Students in grades 1-6 complete the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessment in math and reading three times per year. Additional information about MAP can be found HERE. Students in grades 3-6 take the CMAS/PARCC assessment in English Language Arts and math in the spring. For more information about CMAS click HERE.


How do I call my child in if he/she is absent?

Coronado's attendance line is: (303) 982-3700. Please call anytime and leave a message with your child's name and date he/she will be absent.

Do we have to bring a doctor's note back to be excused?

What do we do if our child will be absent from school for a family vacation?


What do I do if I want to get a message to my child during the school day?

What is the best way to communicate with my child's teacher?

What is the best way to communicate with the principal?

What do I do if my child will be absent?

Is it okay for my child to come to school when he/she is feeling a little sick?

Curriculum & Resources

What curriculum is used at Coronado?

What resources are used to support each content area (math, literacy, science, social studies, etc.)?

What is the difference between half-day and full-day kindergarten?

Dates & Times

What are the dates & times for Early Dismissal?

What is the purpose of Early Dismissal?

How do I obtain my child's AMP schedule?


How are consequences determined?


Where can I park if the lot is full?

What are the options for dropping off or picking up my child from school?

What time can I drop my child off at school?

On early release days, how does the parking lot function?


How do I sign up to volunteer in my child's classroom?

How much should I be involved in my child's classroom?

What is the culture/norm for special events (i.e. field day, Boosterthon, Turkey Trot/Jingle Jog, Donuts with Dad, etc.)?

What is the process for signing students out of the building during special events or for appointments?

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