Thomas A. Edison is a great school because it has great teachers. These teachers are unfortunately ready to quit though. Not because they don't love and aren't dedicated to the kids, they are. But the new pressures placed on them because of the new requirements and the constant badgering by reviews is forcing them out. What will replace the good teachers are people not dedicated, very young and immature and will only last two years at best. Anything that can be done to get the state off the backs of our good teachers would be of great help. I'm an IA with a masters in political philosophy. I was thinking about becoming a certified teacher but there is no way I will now. I know that what everyone wishes to hear is positive talk and I want Edison to alway be a great school. I hope Edison will keep being a great school but I just don't see AZ having any great schools in the next few years. We can change this.
am parent at Edison school is a great school, because Ms Chavez is great helper and help everyone at school.
my school is Edison. what I like about this school is its clean,all the teachers are friendly and bullying is doubt with. and the principle is awesome!!
Edison Elementary School is a great school cause is always clean and teachers are very helpful
my school is Edison and what I like about their school is its clean and friendly and everybody works hard with the students!!!!
I like the structured environment of Edison Elementary as well as the general setup of parking, student drop off, and monthly parent meetings with the staff for updates on school events throughout the year.
The Principal is so cool! The school is clean all the time. All the teachers are so cool!
The teachers are excellent. The school has a lot of programs for students. They have a good P.E Teacher.
my school is Edison and what I like about this school is if there is ever any problems with any of the students there parents are contacted right away.
my school is Thomas Edison and out of all the school where my kids have been this is so far way better, specially the teacher and principal, I have a kinder boy and he is already reading.
I like the way the teachers are with our students. I like the way the principal and the front office present themselves as well. The teachers are very loving and really attend to our kids and their needs.
I like everything about the school, ever since I brought my kids starting about 10 years ago I loved this school. I love the attitude of the principal. My daughters teacher is very loving and attends to my daughter.
The kindergarten teacher has been helping her learn a lot. I think the teacher is very advanced and I Love this. I love the teachers attitude and I like the ways she takes care of my kids. My sons 8th grade teacher is helping my son advance and he used to be behind.. I love the school and the staff.
Lots of parent involvement. This year has been a full turn. More smiles around campus .Loving school, Teachers and parents. Everyone is so helpful!.
My school is a warm and friendly community. I am happy to be a part of it.
Edison is a wonderful school and community. The teachers and staff work very hard to ensure all students are successful and reach their full potential. Teachers here really care about all students at the school.
This school is great! Really involved teachers who are focused on kids and they have their hands full with discipline. This is a community school that really tries to meet the needs of the neighborhood.
These students are in trouble. Teachers fail to teach so as the students move along they get deeper in the hole. This is a community school tho it accepts out of district students to pad numbers. Hence the oversized classes. Not good when the majority are remedial. Bad school because of bad administrator and early educators especially. Check out the scores. Might as well re-enroll the middle schoolers back in third grade with a new teacher.
I feel sad because this school has so much potential. There are some talented teachers at this school (some of the best I've had the privilege to know, actually), but the leadership is very poor. The expectations are not clearly communicated to staff or students, and there are no clear and consistent consequences for students. As a result, students get away with rude and disrespectful behavior that is excused away because these are inner-city kids. I have seen the results of good leadership on this same demographic of students. I agree with the poster who commented that there is a "teach to the bottom" mentality. The students at this school are very bright, and the main thing they are learning is how to work the system. In my dealings with the Phoenix district, I think the problem is not just with this school, but that entire district could use a fresh dose of quality leadership. Do not send your students here. They will not learn and they will not be safe.
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