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K-6
Public district
Kirkland, AZ
Students enrolled: 60
 

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14200 W. Kirkland/Hillside Rd.
Kirkland, AZ 86332

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(928) 442-3258
(928) 442-9488
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May 29, 2014
There are some nice things about this school. They tend to be traditional in their values. It's a small school so there are a lot less of the problems facing large schools, like drugs, violence and promiscuity. My son's best teacher so far (now retired) taught there. Students are provided with a laptop. However, it is poorly organized. It is impossible to reach someone by phone. Messages go unanswered. Communication is a joke. Once the school bus was almost 3 hours late and the principals excuse was she was on medication and forgot to charge her phone, so she couldn't call the parents. Even the teachers complain about lack of communication. One year, the teacher was so poor in math that they ended the year in the first chapter of math (granted they started the book in the second semester). The next year ALL of the students struggled. 100% of the kids in my son's class are not returning next year. One teacher lied to us over an issue involving our child. Confidential information is frequently discussed in the hallway. I've overheard things about other students that are not my business. I've seen disdainful attitudes towards parents and I am not the only one who has mentioned it.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2014
I must not be drinking the Koolaid with this school. I have talked to many many who agree that this school is horrible. Multiple stories of people moving because their third grader can not read. Also it seems ( from what I have seen) if you are poor and a slower learner you will get left behind. Yes my child goes to school there this year. BUT it is the last year like the 5 others I know who left last year. Small school just equals lack of structured discipline in the staff and everyone knows your business. An example, staff walking with no shoes on eating chips in the middle of class, that is not a professional appearance. My son has had a fine time there, but I fear for his education.and he is bored with the 3 hours of worksheets and 4 hours of computer games everyday. Just not much room for growth, but given the area growth is not expected.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2012
I love Kirkland Elementary School! It is a 5 star school. As a teacher, parent and grandparent I have had the opportunity to compare this educational facility with several others. The dedication to the students from all staff members is incredible! This school is a very important part of the community in which we live.

- submitted by a teacher
May 24, 2012
My son just completed 6th grade after spending 7 years in the school. I am an educator myself and have been truly amazed at the talents and dedication of ALL staff and administration, both PAST and present. I know several students that have gone on to middle school to become high achieving students. Several families chose Kirkland on open enrollment due to the high quality of education and caring staff.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2011
The new leadership at Kirkland is amazing. Hopefully, under the new administrator Kirkland will return to being the school of choice in this area. The teachers have been great, also the supportting staff, but seemed to have been restricted by poor leadership in the past. Parent involvement is extremely low, maybe that will change now. I lookforward to the changes coming to Kirkland. The educational benefits can only get better for students attending. I will wait for the day that I can change my ratings to reflect a better overall educational system at Kirkland.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2010
Kirkland school has gone down hill over the past few years . The School use to have excellent teachers who worked so well with the students . They had challenging academics ,attentive to each students needs . Kirkland Elementary schools standards are not where they should be at all, THE SCHOOL SHOULD BE ABOUT THE STUDENTS.Every year the number of students attending Kirkland dwindle.

- submitted by a community member
April 09, 2009
My daughter has a wonderful teacher at Kirkland. She is caring, kind, and attentive to my daughter's needs.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 07, 2009
great staff, caring teachers, outstanding art teacher.....they all make a difference!

- submitted by a community member
October 27, 2008
This is a great school. The teachers truly care about the success of each and every child. The class sizes are small, so each student receives a lot of individual attention!

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2007
Fantastic school, with Educators that really care about my child, and bend over backwards to help him succeed in every way academically.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2005
Kirkland School is a great school. This is the only school that my Daughter has attended, she is in the 5th grade now. Kirkland is a small school where all the childern know each other. The teachers are great they are very caring and take time out for each and every child. I am impressed with their academics and the teachers have alot of one on one with the childern. The principal is a very loving lady and knows each and every child. They started a music class last year and have alot of extras for the kids like a carnval, talant show, christmas play ext. there is also a parent group which is very involved and has done a great deal for the school and the childern. I would like to thank the staff for all the effort and caring for our childern.

- submitted by a parent

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Kirkland Elementary School
14200 W. Kirkland/Hillside Rd., Kirkland, AZ  86332
(928) 442-3258
Last modified Kirkland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6
Kirkland Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top