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2017-18 year under way for District 11 schools on Westside

The front of Bristol Elementary was an active place Aug. 17 shortly before the start of classes on the first day of the 2017-18 school year.
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       The 2017-18 school-year started for most District 11 public schools Aug. 17.
       Regarding the safety of younger students, the busiest elementary school traffic times are during drop-offs (around 8 a.m.) and pick-ups (around 2:30 p.m.).
       Below are brief capsules on each Westside D-11 school (principal's name in parentheses). Enrollment numbers are from 2016 and were taken from the School District 11 website (d11.org).
ELEMENTARIES (K-5)
       Bristol, 890 N. Walnut St. (Manuel Ramsey), 328-4000. Enrollment: 253. Type of school: STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics).
       Howbert, 1023 N. 31st St. (Bryan Relich), 328-4200. Enrollment: 257. Type of school: Traditional.
       Jackson, 4340 Edwinstowe Ave. (Sara Miller), 328-5800. Enrollment: 429. Type of school: Traditional.
       Midland, 2110 W. Broadway St. (Jennifer Breeding), 328-4500. Enrollment: 198. Type of school: International Baccalaureate (IB).
       West, 25 N. 20th St. (Shalah Sims), 328-4900. Enrollment: 299. Type of school: Traditional.
K-6
       Buena Vista, 924 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (Sharon Gateley ), 328-4100. Enrollment: 173. Type of school: Montessori.
MIDDLE SCHOOLS
       Holmes, 2455 Mesa Rd. (Rob Utter), 328-3800. Enrollment: 676. Type of school: Traditional.
       West, 1920 W. Pikes Peak Ave. (Karen Newton), 328-3900. Enrollment: 287. Type of school : Traditional, with gifted/talented element.
K-8
       Academy ACL, 2510 N. Chestnut St. (Nikki Myers), 434-6566. Enrollment: 300. Type of school: Charter, with emphasis on gifted students.
HIGH SCHOOL
       Coronado, 1590 W. Fillmore St. (Darin Smith), 328-3600. Enrollment: 1,482. Type of school: Traditional.

Westside Pioneer article
(Posted 8/17/17; Schools: General)

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