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Welcome to Tarver Elementary School

Who We Are

At Tarver Elementary we are committed to academic excellence and proud of our strong ties to the surrounding community. Our highly qualified staff is dedicated to making learning fun in a student-centered environment that is engaging, stimulating and nurturing.

We pride ourselves on providing all students with a rigorous and relevant learning experience. Our teachers receive special training that enables them to offer learning opportunities tailored to the individual needs of our students, including gifted and talented learners, English language learners and special education students.

We also value our long-standing relationships within the community. We believe these partnerships support and enhance the success of our school and are an integral component of our ability to provide a high-quality, community-based education.

  • Learn from the past
  • Engage in the present
  • Create the future

Our Mission

Tarver’s mission is to learn our lessons from the past while actively engaging in the activities that will help our students grow into productive citizens who will become independent and responsible members of society. Learn more about Tarver Elementary School.

We Welcome Your Feedback

If you have any questions or comments for us we would love to hear from you. Please contact us and a member of our staff will be in touch as soon as possible.


Address3500 Summit Grove Parkway
Thornton, CO
Office Phone720-972-5640
Fax Number720-972-5659
Office Hours7:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours7:35am - 2:30pm
Early Release
7:35am - 1:15pm

Upcoming Events

Spring Break

Spring Break

Date & Time: Mon, 03/25/2019 (All day) to Fri, 03/29/2019 (All day)

Spring Break is March 25-29, 2019

03/25/2019 (All day)
Mar 25

Girls on the Run Practice

Girls on the Run Practice

Date & Time:
Repeats every week every Monday and every Thursday until Thu May 16 2019 except Mon Mar 25 2019, Thu Mar 28 2019.
Mon, 04/01/2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Room B - Ms. Parson's classroom

Girls on the Run inspires girls to live a lifetime of self-respect and a healthy lifestyle through an innovative program that combines training for a 3.1 mile run/walk race with a fun, health education lesson plan. Open to all 3rd , 4th and 5th grade girls. Registration opens February 4th. For more information about the program go to If you have questions or if you are interested in coaching, please contact Natalie Wilkos at

Practice meets every Monday and Thursday from 2:30-4:00 
First practice - Monday, March 4th
Last practice - Thursday, May 16th

Fee: $170 (includes practices, 5k entry and a t-shirt!)

To Register:
Go to
​Find and select your school name in the dropdown box.
Complete the registration.
​Check your email for a registration confirmation email.  This means registration is complete!

04/01/2019 - 2:30pm
Apr 1

1st Grade ScootPad Bootcamp

1st Grade ScootPad Bootcamp

Date & Time:
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Apr 30 2019 except Tue Nov 20 2018, Tue Dec 25 2018, Tue Jan 01 2019, Tue Mar 26 2019.
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Click here for more information

04/02/2019 - 2:30pm
Apr 2



Meal Calendars

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