Neely is a amazing school. My son is going into third grade and my daughter will be a kindergarten this school year. The teachers are great and the parents are very involved. They stick to a very strict curriculum. Which is great, I just wish they would incorporate more fun into the learning. Like art projects, hands on activities or using more of there imagination and creativity. It seems to be very by the book. But don't get me wrong. I love this school and I'm grateful my children go to Neely.
i love this school! my child has been there sense kindergartenand she has gotten straight a's every year. i suggest you send your child here it is the best school i have ever seen!!!
Neely is an excellent school! It is like going to a private school without the tuition. The teachers are amazing, the families are kind and take the time to get involved with their childs education. This is the best public school Gilbert has to offer. Your children will learn and be excited about it!! This school is not for those who do not want to be involved in their childs education. Excellent, Excellent school!
School continues to get 10 out of 10 scores. Students not allowed to do fund raising; electronic weekly status report and high level of parent participation.
Ok, this school is amazing! All the teachers are so nice and they make it so much easier to learn. Im in 6th grade now and i am having a great time. My teacher, Mrs. St. John, is so helpful. This school has done so much for me. At Neely, i feel i have reached my full potential. Also at Neely, i have learned to overcome my A.D.H.D. Why wouldnt you guys send your kids to a school that was visited by fox 10 news.Go Neely!
This is officially the best school I've ever been to! The principal does a great job managing everything and the teachers are wonderful (especially Mrs. Manning and Mr. Martin)! I'm in sixth grade right now, I've been attending Neely ever since 1st grade, and they've been some of the best years of my life! YAY! Go Neely Knights!
Okay, Mom and Dad, if you want the best opportunity for your child to excel and achieve their full potential, send them to Neely! My daughter is in the sixth-grade this year. She began Neely as a kindergartner. She has been challenged but not overwhelmed. Neely has ALP, advanced math and advanced writing for those who qualify. They also offer help for those who need it. Neely has an all volunteer band and strings which both of which are amazing. These children meet before school in order to participate. The strings start with third-graders and the band with fourth-graders, which is not standard for other schools in the district. These kiddos still get general music as well as PE, art as part of a 'specials' rotation. We drive across the district to get her there. I can honestly say, I would have never had it any other way.
i went to neely a few years ago, but im too old now.... my education there helped prepare me so well. I was prepared for Junior High when it came. The strings program is amazing. The teacher there taught me very well. I am now in a Youth Symphony. I am in the second highest level.
My son is now in 3rd grade and is soaring academically. He may have slightly more homework that the other district schools, but it is paying off. The children are held to a higher standard at Neely, and I find that the parents are active and have put their children in this school expecting superior education. The principal is amazing and very active in what is right for each individual student. She is very professional.
We just spent our first year here with my oldest, a kindergardner. I have to say, I love it. The review below said it best, the kids are encouraged to do their best but aren't as stressed as kids I see at CTA, very similar program. I loooove the half day kinder teacher, Ms. Warren. She made the year fun for my very senstive little boy. We're definitely coming back.
We have 4 children attending GPS Traditional Academy and each of them is doing so wonderful. They have been taught the importance of doing their best on each and every assignment. They are challenged but not stressed. Teachers work hard to build up each child's self esteem... which is very important to us as parents. There are so many schools to choose from in this area and we believe that this school is absolutely the best!!
This is a great school. No time is wasted in class. Children are respectful. Great parent involvement. Gayle Blanchard is a great Principal and the teachers are excellent.
The school is the best thing that could have happened to my children. They are learning so much more than they would be at if they were still at their old school. No chaos in these classrooms! The extracurricular activities are just that--extracurricular-- they are before and after school. They have art, computers, PE just the same as other schools but if they want to be in band or chorus, it is before or after school. The school hours are for learning. They have the best special reading teacher in the district. Their new principal (this is her second year) is the best!
This is such an excellent school. We started my Kinder. & Second Grader last year and it was the best move I could make. My Kinder. was doing more work than my second grader did at our last school when she was in first grade! They push the kids to work to their potential instead of teaching to the lowest common denominator. My second grader told me constantly that she loved this new school and didn't want to ever go back to her old one. The teachers, staff, and administration are all amazing.
My children have attended this school since pre-k and I can't imagine them going anywhere else. The academics are superb, and it's truly like a small community-- everyone knows each other and is very ivolved.
This school is fantastic. The core academics of Spalding Phonics and Saxon Math are valuable tools in teaching your children the skills they need to learn anything. They expect a lot from students, but won't hold them back from learning as much and as fast as they can. Music, art, computers, Accelerated Reader, and other specials including special ed and a gifted program are all available. Parents here are very involved and there are opportunities to help with whatever fits into your schedule. I cannot say enough great things about this school. The faculty and staff are tremendous and know almost the entire student body by name.
I have taught in a regular public school and now a traditional school. The difference is stunning. There is no time wasted in class. We are constantly challenging our students. They thrive at the challenges and high goals that we set. It has shown me that a traditional school is giving the most to the children's education. GPS is the best!
The teachers, students and principal at this school is of the highest quality. Teachers give 100% and the students do as well. The positive atmosphere at the principal encourages really allows the students to blossom.
My daughter after fininshing the 1st grade still wasn't reading. I put her into GPS Traditional Academy and within 2 months she was at her grade level in reading. My son is now just finishing Kindergarten this year there and by Christmas of last year, he was reading and his comprehension was at a 2.8 grade level. The teachers work with the children and the parents are amazing, helping with any and every activity that is available. I would recommend GPS Traditional Academy to any parent wishing their children to excell in school.
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