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Phoenix, AZ

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4940 North 103rd Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85037

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(623) 877-8977
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April 28, 2014
Ranked A school!!! I wouldn't recommend your child to go to any other school. Respectful staff, encouraging teachers, well educated students and great school spirit! My daughter has been attending VDP since 1st grade. Now in 8th receives all fours on her reportcard.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2014
my daughter just attending VDP elementary school this year, in 6th grad, she never been in USA before in her life at Chinese mother tongue and Egyptian back ground dad, with her great teachers, she is doing more than awesome special with her English and accent. BIG thanks to Mrs. Wells, Mr. Neville and indeed Mr. Neuman great school, great staff. well recommended

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
All five of my children attend Villa De Paz Elementary! The staff in the office are so nice, their teachers are grate in what they do! My children have learn so much.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2011
i loved this school aseptically my 8th grade science teacher Mr.Erickson. Now that i am no longer attending this school i hope my brothers and sister will have Mr. Erickson he is a fun and enjoyable teacher.My cousin had him when he was at copper king and he too enjoyed him.Some students didn't like the way he teaches becouse he disaplense harshly but most of the students like him. as far as the other teachers they are ok.The students are a little rough around the edges but you get used to them after a couple days.

- submitted by a community member
January 14, 2011
I think as a student its a good school the teachers were exellent, i was dooing so good n that school one they offered me a scholership.

- submitted by a community member
December 07, 2010
As a parent I find it hard to say anything too positive about Villa de Paz. I enjoyed my childrens Kindergarten teacher, out up with the Second Grade teacher, embraced the 7th & 8th Grade Staff, that is until their lastest addition arrived, Mr. E. This one teacher has sucked the life out of the students motivation and the office staff's ignorance or unwillingness to address the issue has destroyed a once closely knitt staff. This school has begon to rot around one bad apple.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2010
this was a terrible school to attend. discipline was hardly enforced, bullying was open and never punished when i attended. extracurricular activities were hardly present, the gifted program wasn't worthwhile... send your kids somewhere else.

- submitted by a community member
July 30, 2010
As child who attend this school from 1st thru 8th grade I have to say I'm not impressed with the schooling I was given at Villa de Paz.. Tell me how is it that none of the teachers found my dyslexia til i was in high school?

- submitted by a community member
April 28, 2010
This school has the greatest teachers that are willing to work with parents to achieve the goals students need to meet.

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April 27, 2010
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April 27, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2009
Since attending Villa De Paz in 07 my children have imporved in many areas and the staff really care about their progress

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July 12, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2009
They are just great my child learns alot im so proud to call this my childs school

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2009
As a teacher at Villa I feel we have made great strides to have our school be a safe environment for our students. We are a Highly Performing school and that came from a lot of hard work from students, parents and teachers. I enjoy working at Villa and hope our students and parents do too.

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April 04, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2009
Great teachers and overall a great school, little to no discipline issues. I am very involved in the school and can not say enough on how wonderful the staff and administrators are!

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
Well, from the comments of other parents i can see that i'm not the only that has a problem with the lack of extracurricular activities & the lack of safety (open/no gate on west side)

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September 11, 2008
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April 07, 2008
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- submitted by a teacher
no rating March 22, 2008
Villa de Paz is an above average school with above average teachers. My kids went attended K-8 there a few years ago. Both are doing well in high school and I expect them to graduate in the top one percent of their class. In general they had great teachers. I was involved in their classrooms, so I knew the teachers. Parental involvement makes all the difference.

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March 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2008
I have 2 boys at Ville de Paz. 4 years now. I think they do a great job with what they have, which unfortunately isn't alot. Parents don't volunteer, they shirk their responsibility for parenting off onto the teacher. Parents should always be on top of their kids education. That is not the job of the teacher. A teacher is there to teach the academics but as far as the rest, culture, respect, morals....that falls to the parent. I do feel there are alot of undisciplined kids, but that doesn't fall to the school, parents need to step up and stop blaming teachers for everything their kids do. They need extra curricular programs. A good band class with the chance of advancing to advanced band, etc. I would love that for my kids. Overall I give them a B....they try hard.

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December 28, 2007
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- submitted by a community member
no rating August 12, 2007
My two boys attended Villa de Paz and we were very pleased with the teachers and staff. The bottom line for all students seemed to always be 'in the best interest of the child'. My sophmore son passed his AIMS writing with flying colors and was 1 point short for his AIMS math..and that was the first go round! I credit VdP teachers as he was there from 3rd-8th grades. I think as long as parents take care of their teaching of morals and ethics at home, Villa de Paz is quite capable of teaching willing students their academics. The extracurricular activities have dropped, though, as the years have gone by, and that is a shame, but more a district problem than individual school.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2007
My son has gone to Villa de Paz since kindergarten and now is in 7th grade he has had 3 decent teachers. ( the ones that really teach and assign challenging work) Until fifth grade he always a great student A's and B's on the honor role, the last 2 years he has had C's and D's and the work he is asked to do is alot of review I think he needs to have challenging work if he is bored he starts talking to others around him and goofing around whicxh leads to poor performance. I have often wondered if he did go to another school how far behind he would be academically. I hope that the AIMS testing requirements go away I don't think my son will be able to pass this test to graduate.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2006
My daughter attends preschool at this school. It's a great preschool program and the teachers are great.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2006
Most teachers at this school dont call the parents to inform them of any behavioral issues. The overall student body are definitly not being taught how to respect each other.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2006
My daughters have been going to Villa de Paz for three years now. Although the teachers they have had till now are great and the resource teacher is awesome. I would not recommend this school. I do not like the quality of academic and extracurricular activities and there are too many negative things I have found out. Alot of families have relocated their kids to differernt schools since the quality of education isn't the greatest.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2006
From the quality of work given and lack of teacher involvement, they definately come across as nothing more than glorified baby-sitters. I have to stay on top(or have my daughter) stay on top of everything. Grade I give this school- D

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October 04, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2005
I had a 4th and 8th grader last year and I was rather pleased with both of the classes. The 8th grade teachers were always availible talk and help.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2005
My child has gone to this school for 4 years starting with kindergarten. She has gotten a solid education every year. I am happy with the new uniform policy, but not pleased with the increase of more major discipline problems which bring police onto the campus.

- submitted by a parent
December 14, 2004
There is not a lot of parent involvement here, and that is sad. The area is not filled with stay at home moms. A large number of area families are single parent, or are supported by only one hard working adult. Most families are supported by hourly wage earners, many who work more than one job to make ends meet, so teachers don't get the parents into the classroom to volunteer very often. Despite the lack of classroom volunteers, teachers do a great job providing all the extras they can. There is a lot of vandalism in the area, yet the school is always clean attractive, and safe.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2004
My daughter went to this school during the year of 2004. I was highly disappointed with the academics. They do not seem to challenge the mind enough. Also there were no extra curricular activities.

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July 19, 2004
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June 01, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2004
Overall, I think Villa De Paz does what it can to maintain a healthy, positive learning enviroment for my children. I do feel, however, that given the unfortunate current climate of our society in general that entirely too much attention has been put on the downward spiral of our children's education and not enough of the positive, endless imagination and wonderful innocence they have to offer us. I think Villa needs to do more to encourage and impower some of the wonderful teachers they have. I feel that if we made our focus the positive influences and paid little or no attention to the negative it would be more likely to be contagious and well spread.

- submitted by a parent
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Villa De Paz Elementary School
4940 North 103rd Avenue, Phoenix, AZ  85037
Last modified Villa De Paz Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Villa De Paz Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top