Special Needs Parents- My son was referred to this school by the district for its Autism program. Within two days after my son started, he started coming home with restraint marks and bruises. I confronted the teacher about the marks and she claimed that she didn't know what I was talking about, that he'd been doing well. Another week passed and he was coming home again with restraint marks. I called a meeting with the principal. Not only did his teacher confess to having to restrain him several times per day, she said that the school had the right to forcefully restrain him and confirmed that she did not tell me that there were any behavioral problems. The principal admitted that he doesn't really know much about the special education classes or how they work, that he doesn't know how they do what those teachers do because they handle the students much better than he could. I couldn't believe what I was hearing. I went to the district and demanded a school transfer. No one responded to 5 different phone calls to the district. I had to wait out the end of the year before they transferred him. This woman was the worst special ed teacher I have ever come across. It is very sad.
This school is awesome! We reluctantly moved our daughter to Greenfield from a nearby private school 2 years ago. It was the best decision we ever made. The teachers a very caring and there is plenty of parent involvement. Our daughter now tells us she doesn't want to ever leave to go to Jr. High.
Love this school. So many activities where parents can be involved!!
This is a great school with a wonderful community of involved parents, involved principal, and dedicated teachers.
As a teacher at Greenfield Elementary, I am extremely happy about the dedication of staff members and the involvement of parents. We have a wonderful sense of community and are looking forward to working with our new principal, Mr. Kelly, this year. Mr. Rimer has given the community a wonderful heritage and good foundation for the future. We will miss you Mr. Rimer. Best wishes in your retirement.
This is a great school with terrific teachers and a principle that really cares
My girls Love Greenfield! We are new to Arizona and it has been a good transition! One daughter is in 3rd grade and one in 5th grade. They both like their teacher and class! Mr. Rimer is so nice and good with the kids! We are from the midwest so I was very worried, but I am so relieved! Great PTSO! They school is very good about welcoming parent help, I am use to being very involved.
I love Greenfield! My kids and I are so happy to be at this school. The staff is great. The PTSO is very active, and the principal is superb. We would love to see more computers, but understand this is a district level problem. There are many extracurricular activities and parent involvement is great.
We have been at Greenfield Elementary for 9 years, and I have been extremely pleased with the quality of teachers and the curriculum offered. The honors program is outstanding and thoroughly prepared my daughters for junior high. The principal is a wonderful, caring man, and he is always receptive to parent comments and concerns. I highly recommend Greenfield Elementary to everyone!
I have 2 kids in this school (1 in 2nd and the other in preschool) and I have been extremely impressed. Mrs. Smith is a wonderful caring preschool teacher and Mrs. Bellman is so good with the kids! They come home excited about learning and reading every day. Kudos to Greenfield- I'm so glad I moved into the Gilbert school district. It's the best move I've ever made!
Greenfield has a wonderful preschool program, reading program and PTSO. With what I have seen so far, I am impressed.
The staff at Greenfield is superb. They make newcomers feel very welcome, have an excellent academinc curriculum and offer many extra curricular activities. It is a exptemely safe campus and the school excels in maintaining the safety of the students. It is in an upscale area.
Great music program. Parents, teachers and staff are caring. PTSO is well-organized and very supportive of school functions and activities.
Greenfield is an excellent school. The Multiage program so wonderful. There are many great teachers in all of the grades.
I would really appreciate it if you would send less papers home and be more aware of updating the website calendar with the ongoing events and activities for both the school and each individual classes. It would also be nice if we couls send messages and inquiries to the teachers via the website.
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