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
    • Watch D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)

    Special Offerings: 

    • Spanish/English Dual Language Immersion program (currently K-2)
    • Title 1 breakfast for all
    • Spanish K-5
    • Journeys (K-5 English and K-2 Spanish)
    • Math Expressions (K-5 English and K-2 Spanish)
    • Daily 5 - Café strategies
    • SIOP- Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
    • In Focus (Social/Emotional Curriculum)
    Interventions: Reading programs such as: (programs to fit the needs from low to high)
    • iReady Instruction
    • Lexia
    • Reading Mastery
    • Reading Corps
    • Soar to Success
    • Read Naturally
    • Kids HOPE mentoring program
    • HABIC


    • 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
    • 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.