About Truscott Elementary

  • Karen HanfordTruscott Elementary

    Principal: Karen Hanford

    211 W. 6th St. Loveland, CO 80537
    Phone: 970 613-6902

    Mission: To create a safe, positive environment that nurtures the growth and development of the whole child, empowering them to reach their full potential.  

    Vision: Empower all students to thrive and achieve within a child-centered, dual immersion community.

    Slogan: Truscott Tigers have PRIDE • Patience • Respect • Integrity • Determination • Excellence

    Colors: Red and white

    Mascot: Tiger

    Dual Language Immersion: Beginning Fall 2015 we will be offering Dual Immersion English/Spanish.  Our full day Kindergarten classes will follow the 50/50 Dual Language Immersion program. Find more information on Dual Language Immersion here.

    Stellar Points: Dual Language Immersion; Odyssey of the Mind national qualifier; Wellness Nights; Noche de Loteria; Pozole Dinner and PBiS Night; Family PE Night; Family Literacy and Math/Science Nights

    Special Offerings: Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion program

    Curriculum: Reading Street (K-5 English and Spanish), Math Expressions (K-5 English and Spanish), Write Tools, Daily 5 Reading/Café strategies;  SIOP
    Interventions: Reading programs such as MySidewalks, Lexia, Reading Mastery, Reading Corps, Soar to Success, Read Naturally – programs to fit the needs from low to high; Title 1 breakfast for all; Spanish K-5; Kids HOPE program; HABIC

    Extracurricular: Lexia Computer Club, Odyssey of the Mind, Lego Robotics, Running Club, Student Council, Welcome Team (new families, kids), Horace Mann gives bicycle for perfect attendance, A.S.K. After School Program, Battle of the Books, Computer Club, Garden Club, Café con Leche, Title 1 Summer School enrichment, Boys & Girls Club bus after school, TSD Spelling Bee

    Climate: Welcoming, open access, focus on positive behavior and interventions; neighborhood engagement

    Accomplishments: Odyssey of the Mind Regionals, State, Worlds; Café con Leche; Rotary Kids Packs; Tires & Tennies, Safe Routes to Schools through city; Rialto Theater partnership; CanDo Colorado; HPEC; community garden; Sharing the Warmth Coats; walk to library; Food Bank after-school snacks

    Parent/Volunteers: Active SAAC; strong volunteer support

    For school history and facility information: See the district's Master Plan.