U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 07-16-2007, 10:36 AM
 
2 posts, read 6,201 times
Reputation: 11

Advertisements

After a lot of research and several visits to the area, we have decided to purchase our home in District 12 mostly because of our daughter. She is an only child, a serious student who also wants to enjoy playing outside during free-time, engage in a multitude of nearby activities and enjoy lots of neighborhood friends. She is 13 years old and as a military brat, she has experienced more than her share of adjustments. We'd like to find a warm and welcoming neighborhood. We were considering Top of Skyway or Spires of Broadmoor, what is the difference in "culture and demographics" between the two areas?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-16-2007, 02:10 PM
 
1 posts, read 3,098 times
Reputation: 10
Default We're moving back...

We lived in District 12 for years near Broadmoor Glen. We are also in the process of PCS'ing back to the Springs after being in Idaho for a bit. We have a 12 year old daughter who will be attending Cheyenne Mountain Junior High as well as a 10 y/o son, 4 y/o son and 2 y/o daughter. What grade will your daughter be entering? We are looking to buy a home near either the Broadmoor Glen area or up the hill toward the Spires. We have looked at the Top of Skyway but think the area south of there is more for us. The neighborhoods get a bit dicey over there. At least for us anyway. The glen is just full of kids to hang out with. There is also a city bus that takes the kids to the middle and high school from this area as there is no school bus at all for district 12, which is a good thing. Carpools are everywhere too. I like being close to Ft Carson for the commissary, etc. My husband is working with Army Space Command out at Peterson and previously was at Fort Carson so being on the Spires end of town made his commute a bit easier/shorter. Also, on the Spires end of town, you'll find more people who are either in the military now, just out, live on post/base or civilians working on post...our kids had more in common with the kids on the Spires end, it seemed, especially when the deployments were really heavy and a new concept for everyone, especially the kids.
When do you arrive?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-16-2007, 06:16 PM
 
2 posts, read 6,201 times
Reputation: 11
Your response confirms a lot of what my husband and I have observed. Thank you! We arrive in COS on Friday, the 20th of July (in just a few days!). Our daughter will enter the 8th grade next month. When do you arrive?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Colorado > Colorado Springs
Similar Threads
View detailed profiles of:
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top