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111 Well Road
Ajo, AZ 85321

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(520) 387-7601
(520) 387-7603
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May 23, 2012
Error in part 2: is suppose to say this -- Just so you know I have four CHILDREN (not golden) in three different grades that all attend Ajo Elementary. Ultimately it is your job as a parent to ensure your children get an education and your involvement makes all the difference Thank you

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2012
Part 2: to understand the problems the school faces. Just like any school it has good and bad teachers, but the inability to control the classroom seems consistent throughout the lineup. I believe if there was a clear direction as to disciplining children, teachers could do so without fear of rebuke if the discipline was unpopular. Clear cut rules and punishments would allow teachers to act with clarity of purpose. In short this school is in dire need of reform. Reform that would allow students to move from grade to grade with some idea of what to expect. Students learn quickly which faculty members are push overs and which ones run a discerning classrooms. Sorry for the rant, hope it helps. Just so you know I have four golden in three different grades that all attend Ajo Elementary. Ultimately it is your job as a parent to ensure your children get an education and your involvement makes all the difference.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2012
Part 1: Ajo elementary is INCREDIBLY bad. I know that my opening argument is not very articulate, but I don't even know where to start. The jist of the situation is there is no cohesion among the staff. The in fighting and drama cripple the school as a whole. The lack of planning and leadership at the administrative level leaves the teachers to fend for themselves. As teachers create their own plans for running classrooms, with no clear administrative guidelines, they invent wildly differing plans. Ultimately those plans offend parents or other staff members leading to, shall we say, disagreements. When someone gets offended enough to complain to an administrator they just agree with the offendee, and hay why not it wasn't their plan or idea that was offensive. The school has a particularly difficult row to hoe just due to its geographical location. Ajo is not a particularly desirable place to live, making it difficult to hire and retain faculty. Also, the diversity amongst patrons makes it difficult to please everyone. However, if you could imagine a bunch of firefighters running into a burning building with no plan or the ability to communicate with one another, you may begin

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2006
The teachers are allowed to choose their own classes thereby sticking the new teachers with the most difficult students/and or parents. The curriculum is fractured by more than one reading program which doesn't mesh well.

- submitted by a teacher

December 03, 2005
I love this school's spirit. Seems like everyone in town turns out for sports/activities. The teachers are great for the most part. Class sizes are small.

- submitted by a parent
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Ajo Elementary School
111 Well Road, Ajo, AZ  85321
(520) 387-7601
Last modified Ajo Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ajo Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top