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K-5
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Tempe, AZ
Students enrolled: 587

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311 Aepli Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282

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(480) 730-7102
(480) 921-0814
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December 14, 2014
As a former student I would not recommend anybody to go to this school, almost all of the teachers favor the younger students to a point that the older students were treated like dirt. One shining example of this that comes from my memory, as a 4th grader, was when some 2nd graders were throwing sand and rocks(that were about the size of a few small pebbles combined) in direct view of a teacher. Now the obvious solution would be to punish the 2nd graders, but no, the teacher asked the 2nd graders what happened, they said we did it, and we were punished. I was also a part of the P.A.C.E program for a brief time. I left because the teacher was a complete nightmare, she would yell at us if we did anything wrong, also she mean to her assistant teacher, she even prevented her from going to a family members funeral because it was on a work day. Then in my 5th grade year (after I left the P.A.C.E Program) she slapped a kid across the face, she was finally fired. I was also a part of the Band program in 5th grade, the teacher favored the trumpets, he even gave one of his favorite trumpet players a trumpet (and that trumpet player went on to mess around at concerts in middle school)

- submitted by a community member
May 07, 2013
I have had two kids attend Broadmor. It is a good school for good students who learn easily. But if your child has special needs or is "gifted" or in any way needs extra instruction or attention, it is merely an OK school. I think it gets A+ / Excelling marks because the parents are generally educated and concerned enough to teach their kids whatever the school doesn't teach effectively. I taught my son to read in Kindergarten because he wasn't learning it at school. He's now in fourth grade and reads at a 12th grade level, so it was not a problem with his ability or intelligence! The teachers are the same as at other schools my kids have attended; they are overall competent, some excellent, some not so great. We had a lot of issues with bullying for several years but the new principal seems to have solved that problem. I love the community (the other families and kids we have met are very nice). The PTA does a good job fundraising and planning events/field trips for the kids. But I tried for two years to get involved with the PTA and found it "cliquish." I would go to meetings and sign up to assist or be on committees and they would say "we'll call you" but they never did.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2013
If I could give Broadmor more than 5 stars I would! The teachers, staff and administration are amazing. My son gets mad when summer is here - he doesn't want to miss school! While the academics are very impressive (they are always an A and/or Excelling school) the community feel is what I love. Broadmor has a large garden that is managed by parents, kids and parents often stay and visit after school gets out, and they have a variety of partnerships with ASU. Just a small glimpse into all the things they have going on at the school. In addition, while a good portion of the kids come from the surrounding neighborhood, many commute in from all over the Valley (Levine! East Mesa!). Nearly 40% of the kids qualify for some form of assistance too. It is even more impressive that the school boasts excellent test scores, fosters a small-town community AND helps many kids with economic and social challenges. If you're in Tempe, there is no better choice. If you're within driving distance from Tempe, get on the waiting list! This school is magical.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2012
We have two children at Broadmor and cannot say enough good about the school and teachers there. There is great feeling of community at the school. There is a lot of parental involvement and it is welcomed. One of our children is in the P.A.C.E. program for gifted students and it has provided wonderful enrichment making school interesting and fun again!

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2012
This is my child's first year at Broadmor and we are leaving before the school year is complete. The teachers are great. The principal is another story. She is rude and condescending. My child has been bullied all year ending in a horrific threat and the principal refuses to do anything. This used to be a top school. Unfortunately, things have really changed under this principal. I have heard other complaints about her.

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2011
I did really like Broadmor until they labeled my child and now things are much different! They treat my child and anyone else that is labeled much differently than they do other children! They seriously need to learn that just because a child is having problems it is NOT ok to treat them differently because they see that and act out because of that! The teachers at Broadmor are great. They have helped my child in a tremendous way but the Principal could take a few more classes on how to treat kids fairly! :( I hate to say that because I am not one to talk poorly about someone but it needs to be said and the truth hurts sometimes! All in all it's a pretty good school if you don't have a labeled child! I am not sure if my daughter will be attending Broadmor next year, I would much rather take her somewhere that she will be treated fair, labeled or not! Sorry but this is my opinion and experience that I have gotten out of Broadmor Elementary.....

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2010
I actually lived in Scottsdale until recently, but since I worked at ASU and my daughter's mom lived in Tempe, we decided to put her in Broadmor last year. Before she started attending Broadmor, I did not think of Tempe as a good family area. I changed my mind within a week of her starting there. The parent involvement at the school is phenomenal, and the teachers/staff are as high caliber as I have ever seen. Within a month a starting there, we sold our place in Scottsale and moved to the Broadmor area.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2010
My Daughter went to Kindergarten for the 09-10 school year. We enrolled her in Broadmor when we lived in Tempe & then in the middle of the school year we moved to Mesa. We love this school so much she is going to 1st grade here also. I didn't realize at the time the Broadmor was so much better then any other school in Tempe or Mesa. (Excelling with top test scores in AZ) The PTA & teachers are excellent. I don't know the principal but she seems to by doing a fine job. I'm sorry to see the orchestra teacher leave. She seemed to be doing a wonderful job & I was impressed with her student's music ability.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2010
My son went to this school K-3rd grade, and we had a wonderful four years. The level of parent involvement is outstanding and the school would not be what it is without the support of the PTA. Obviously, some teachers were better than others, but overall, the experience was great.

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March 08, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2009
My son has truely opened up since his attendance here at Broadmore and his teacher goes out of her way to keep in touch with me weekly, even daily if necessary. He is so intelligent and I am so greatful to the staff for the outstanding job they are doing!

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 15, 2009
I have a son with special needs who is attending Broadmor School, how grateful I am to say the new school accommodates his needs. First he was not allowed to be at the school, Dr. Fidler did not feel with his special needs he should be on campus, thankfully other things happened and he is welcome, just like any other typical child. Ms. McCoy makes it a wonderful place for any parent or child to be. My older daughter went to Broadmor when a Down Syndrome girl was there, and what a neat experience it was for her to learn that we all have differences.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 28, 2009
The school and community is amazing. Leadership is rebuilding the staff community brick by brick and doing a great job at it.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 14, 2009
This place used to be a great school. The new administration is killing community and family involvement -- and tearing the place down, literally, brick by brick.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2009
Our kids enjoy learning at Broadmor. The community around the school, including the empty nesters, are very supportive of Broadmor

- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2009
Broadmor has become a better school since Dr. Fidler left. Principal McCoy is excellent and has created a wonderful learning environment. I am very pleased with what Broadmor has become!

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2008
I am a parent and former student of Broa.dmor. I think the staff are excellent. They truly care about education and families

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October 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 27, 2008
I am so happy with the teachers my children had their first year at Broadmor. I am also impressed with the caring attitude and experience of the teachers because frankly teaching kinders is kind of like 'herding cats.' Parent involvement is also outstanding. I have met some great parents that have become good friends. My children have also met some great friends. Only downer is that one teacher to 21-24 kids is too much in kindergarten. A second adult is needed all day! And how can these teachers get a raise? I had the opportunity to volunteer in a couple classrooms and have so much respect for these teachers! Broadmor is a gem in the TD#3 district!

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2008
The best scool ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2008
Broadmor is still the best Elementary school in the district, but it has gone downhill since Dr. Fidler left.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 21, 2007
My son has attended Broadmor for the past two years. I have and still am very impressed with the school. Teachers are very helpful and caring. Bullying is not tolerated. My son loves going to school everyday. Parental involvement is amazing!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 18, 2007
We are quite happy with Broadmor. The level of parental involvement is astounding, the grounds are relatively safe and friendly. I have no complaints about the diversity in the curriculum, either- music, art, pe... it's all great! One thing to fix: kindergarten needs more teachers per classroom. Ratios need to improve. Drastically.... one teacher vs. 23 five-year-olds is not a good thing.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2007
I currently have three children at Broadmor, and I am extremely satisfied with the school. Students have orchestra of chorus starting in 4th grade as part of the regular curriculum. The teachers are nurturing and caring, and I feel that every opportunity is extended for each and every student to achieve success. Although the class size is somewhat greater than other schools, efforts are made to accommodate the difference in students learning and aptitude within each class. In addition to attention to science, reading and math, arts education is also a regular and important part of the education at Broadmor. Broadmor also has a well appointed library and engaging after school programs. Most of all, my children are enthusiastic about learning and look forward to going to school each and every day!

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2007
my daughter is going to 1st grade there and I am impressed with the quality of the whole program. And Miss Scarlett is a wonderful teacher! the first day she went she told me 'this is the best school ever!'. And her opinion has not changed. After bouncing her thru 2 different kindergartens last year, I'm very happy with Broadmor and hope to stay here for the duration.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2006
The staff has an encouraging attitude. The students love the teachers and the pricipal, Dr. Fidler. Ms lieber taught both of my kids their kindergarten year and loved her! She is wonderful with the kids and they learned a lot! Mrs Monroe (fka ms armijo) is also a wonderful teacher.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2006
I have two children attending Broadmor. I am very pleased with the staff, environment and education.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2006
A great school. I have no problems with the teachers or administrators. Tempe is a great town.

- submitted by a former student
January 17, 2006
Broadmor Elementary is a little oasis in the middle of a school district that has many underperforming schools. It has a library that rivals many high schools' with respect to quantity and variety of books. Our experience after sending a girl and a boy from K-5 was that there is a range in teacher quality. With most teachers good to really top notch and a few that we could have done without. The music and theater programs are excellent with very strong parental support. There are many parents volunteering at the school during the day as well. The principle, Dr. Fiddler, is in his second tenure at the school. He provides an environment where the parents are comfortable to express thier concerns and where teachers a free enough to excell.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2006
Dr. Fidler and the teachers are a great group. They work hard for the kids and parents. I couldn't ask for better! Even better are the supportive parents with this school. The fall festival each year has been a great way to see what's going on at Broadmor.

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2005
My brothers and I went to Broadmor 20-some years ago and I'm happy that my daughter now has the opportunity to go there. It's a great school. The principal and teachers really care about each student. Congratulations on the 50th anniversary! Here's to 50 more.

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2005
Dr Fidler is a wonderful leader and is available to listen and help! Teachers are caring! My son loves the school. His kindergarten teach Ms Lieber is great!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 14, 2004
Great school,teachers are good, test scores are up, parents are envolved.

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August 17, 2004
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May 18, 2004
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May 05, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2003
Excellent principal and teaching staff. Very focused on the children. No corporate interference in the teaching curriculum. We have three children at this school and we are extremely pleased with it.

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Broadmor Elementary School
311 Aepli Drive, Tempe, AZ  85282
(480) 730-7102
Last modified Broadmor Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Broadmor Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top