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- a parent
Wonderful teachers and the new principal is great! My daughters teacher is very eager in helping her excel.



- a parent
PE is in an interesting school. We are thrilled with the teacher and the progress my child is making. As a parent, you want your child to be challenged and the staff is willing to make sure that happens, pushing the kids to succeed. The school is old and a little funky-the gym has carpeting and no room for activities. The biggest concern is the bullying problem that has not been addressed since the bully's parent is a teacher. This is a well known issue amongst parents. Hopefully the school and principal will realize no child should be exempt from the no bullying rule.




- a parent
Payson elementary My oldest autistic son attended this school an number of parents have complaints about the consistent neglect of our children . My son tripped over another students chair and 4 hours and 2 teachers later they did not notice or report his noticeable limp. I would never recommend any responsible parent to allow their child to attend this institution. I can back this up with medical bills and pictures. Thankyou



- a parent
My children have been attending Payson elementary since 2006 (which totals 14 teachers so far!). My husband and I have never been disappointed with this school. The teachers are experienced & highly qualified. The new principal (2013) is outstanding. He is young & has a fresh perspective & has made a lot of positive changes. The only complaint I have is that PES is a bit overcrowded this year (2014), to which the district is aware & in the works currently to modify the campus. The only real problem with this is that the lunch room is small and so cafeteria time is limited & crowded. I noticed a previous review about disappointment in their special needs program: PES's special needs curriculum is no different than the rest of the state of Az: it's all the same wherever you go in the state.

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Last modified Payson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-2
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