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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 Pkwy
Thornton, CO
Office Phone720-972-5640
Fax Number720-972-5659
Office Hours7:00am - 3:30pm
School Hours8:05am - 3:00pm
Early Release
8:05am - 1:45pm

Upcoming Events

Girls on the Run Practice

Girls on the Run Practice

Date & Time:
Repeats every week every Tuesday and every Thursday until Thu Nov 18 2021 except Thu Oct 14 2021, Thu Nov 11 2021.
Tue, 10/26/2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: Room S, Back Field

Click here for more information.

10/26/2021 - 3:00pm
Oct 26

Mobile COVID Testing

Mobile COVID Testing

Date & Time:
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed May 25 2022 except Wed Nov 24 2021, Wed Dec 22 2021, Wed Dec 29 2021, Wed Mar 23 2022.
Wed, 10/27/2021 - 7:30am to 9:30am

10/27/2021 - 7:30am
Oct 27

5th Grade Dissection Club

5th Grade Dissection Club

Date & Time:
Repeats every week until Mon May 09 2022 except Mon Nov 22 2021, Mon Nov 29 2021, Mon Dec 06 2021, Mon Dec 13 2021, Mon Dec 20 2021, Mon Dec 27 2021, Mon Jan 03 2022, Mon Jan 17 2022, Mon Feb 21 2022, Mon Mar 07 2022, Mon Mar 14 2022, Mon Mar 21 2022, Mon Mar 28 2022.
Mon, 11/01/2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Mrs. Stanley's Room (Room U)

11/01/2021 - 3:00pm
Nov 1

Ukulele Club

Ukulele Club

Date & Time:
Repeats every week every Monday 8 times except Mon Nov 22 2021.
Mon, 11/01/2021 - 3:05pm to 4:00pm
Location: Music Room

Mrs. Hardin will be hosting a Ukulele Club for 4th and 5th grade students! The club will meet Mondays after school until 4:00 in the music room. The starting date is Oct 4th and the last club date is Nov. 29 (no club on Nov. 22.) Ukuleles will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own. Students will leave the building through the front door at 4:00 and school rules and expectations will be followed during club time. Click here to register.

11/01/2021 - 3:05pm
Nov 1