I am disappoint in the school at this time. I thought the school had a no bully policy. It seems that some of this is going on in the school where students are making fun of other students how they speak, dress and about their ethnic background. This is a concern because no student coming to school should be hurt or harassed by their peers. Other incidents have been elevated to the principal including this one and have received no feedback on what action is being taken to put a stop to this negative behavior.
Estrella Mountain Elementary has a friendly and caring environment. I have 3 children who currently attend and love their teachers, the school work and the fact that their teachers care about their education. We have had nothing but a positive experience at this school. We encountered an issue with the school district and my sons teacher, principle, therapist(s), all got involved. I plan to stay at this school and look forward to all the new things to come.
High academic standards. Wonderful family environment. Lots of parent volunteers and happy students. Wide array of after-school activities and an attentive staff. A+ overall!
I have been very disappointed in the continued lack of programs in the Arts. After being in this district for 13 years now the funding and attention given to the Arts has gone down hills from out beginning. I believe to gain higher and higher test score results the District has given up many programs such as Chorus, Band, Drama, quality Art classes. More than the three r's count and you will not get the life long lessons in these programs at Estrella Mountain Elementary School.
I think that Estrella Mountain Elementary School is a very good school. My daughter Alisha went there and she loved it. The school is always clean, the teachers are great and they listen and will meet with you whenever you need to. My daughter had some problems with anxiety when she went there and had a hard time getting to school sometimes because of it. The staff there were always very supportive and helpful to us. Dave Bogart the principal is Great! I think all the kids just loved him. He is very friendly and down to earth, and is a big kid himself. The curriculum is also wonderful! I would reccommend this school to any parent moving to Estrella Mountain Ranch - Goodyear, AZ.
Great School, dedicated staff. Superior art and music programs. Lots of parent volunteering.
This school is the one of the best in the area. Teachers, staff, and administration truly care about the students. Curriculum is adjusted to the students' needs. The teachers my child has had keep in constant communication about my child s progress and needs.
Estrella is a decent school but I have been frustrated by the high turn over rate of the teachers and the classrooms are overcrowded. Each time a new school is built to relieve the overcrowding, they cut down on teachers, too so the class numbers are still too high!
I think that the school in general is very good. I do believe that they need to be able to teach these students a little more about their future in life. They also have many rules that seem to be an overkill.
Very vibrant teachers, administration, and district office support. Works very well with providing special needs students with needed services. Strong parent communication and links with community. A very good public school!
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