We are new to Coronado and Tucson. Coronado teachers, administrative, social workers, Jerry Maddock the Vice Principal have been extraordinary and we THANK YOU ALL SO VERY MUCH!
This school is amazing and has so much to offer my children! I wish more parents would get involved because then we would see what it could really be!
The Teachers and Staff are amazing! I feel like they take the time to know my kids and in a 1000+ school that is not an easy feat.
I had a great experience through elementary and middle school at Coronado K-8! I especially loved the dedication that my teachers had to their jobs and how they always had high expectations. Go Cougars!
We are new to this school and are thoroughly impressed with the dedication of the teachers, principal and staff. We are very pleased with the first couple weeks at this school and so far the education my children are receiving is outstanding.
My child is receiving an excellent education through Coronado. The teachers are wonderful and I have nothing but great things to say about this school.
The school climate at Coronado is outstanding. The teachers really care about the students. They provide firm guidance and high expectations for my son and daughter, and it is apparent in everything they do that this comes from a deep love of the children. I couldn't be happier with the school and the education my kids are getting!
The education this school gives is great. One problem is how the new principle handles the middle school. His ways are perfect for third graders but middle school students see right through the rules and continue their normal ways
I love the fine arts classes at Coronado! My oldest son has been in chorus for three years and it has made a huge difference in his confidence. My youngest son plays cello. We attended the winter chorus concert a couple days ago and it was amazing too see how the chorus has grown! All the teachers at Coronado that I have interacted with really seem to care about their students. I moved out to Catalina for the sole purpose of getting my kids into a safe neighborhood with great public schools. Coronado is it!
We recently enrolled our child to Coronado from a small private school mid-semester. The transition could not gone more smoothly. We were worried about the size, but the administration and teachers were extremely helpful and easy to communicate with. The vice principal even sent me a photo on our son's first day and a brief update. We worked with a counselor to ensure that our son was appropriately placed in his classes. He is really enjoying school and his classes are interesting and challenging for him. We are also pleased to find a variety of programs like band, drumming, and Odyssey of the Mind offered by the school.
I just want to say, thank you for being innovative and using Remind 101. I Love it for my son and myself. And you can quote me on that to all the other teachers who haven't decided to use it yet, it is an amazing way for parents to schedule and prioritize time for homework and studying for tests in a busy family life.
As a parent I have been so impressed with Ms,Goodman as she dealt with a challenging student situation. It was handled quickly and in a way that benefited all students involved. Open house was a great opportunity to meet a caring staff that knew the name of my child and where she sat her first week at a new school. i also appreciated the way the staff is embracing the common core. Very impressive as this is the direction education is moving.
There is no question that education is changing, and with it, teachers must change too. The fact is Coronado has and always will set the bar high for its students, and staff. Coronado is a "hub" of activitiy. It is at the forfront of challenging students with the new Common Core Standards; this school provides productive outlets such as athletics, clubs, Odessy of Mind competition, Math Counts competition, and community outreach. Coronado is not just a school, but an extension of community and family. When a student, a faculty member or an entire family needs help, Coronado is there. Teachers, administrators, parents, and volunteers give selflessly without recognition so others can thrive. Sure, no school is perfect. Coronado could use upgrades in technology; laptops, video and athletic equipment. However, as always, this school knows how to do more with less. Everyone pitches in. Coronado values its students; it values diversity, creativity, and its critical thinkers. Students that leave for high school return with smiles, and a welcome "thank you" to their former teachers. It's a great feeling. But it's all part of the Coronado Cougar way!
I have had two of my children attend Coronado Middle School grades 6-8. Will miss this WONDERFUL school! It used to have a mediocre review so I struggled trusting this school for my kids' education. Wow did Coronado ever prove the nay-sayers wrong!! My boys were on a highly challenging academic path with humanities (including social studies, reading, writing), mathematics, and Spanish. I get misty-eyed just thinking about their hardworking, amazing teachers who, because of their dedication and passion, made my boys excel and love learning! There aren't words to thank the staff and admin enough. Besides teaching staff, the office has always been helpful - even the health office was exceptionally staffed. Thank you, Coronado! From a grateful parent.
Our experience with Coronado school has been incredible. My family recently returned to Catalina after several years overseas, with our two sons, 8 and 7, speaking very little English, and the youngest physically handicapped. Coronado school has been instrumental in our getting through this period of transition, and who would believe that these two boys of our s actually look forward to going to school each morning, and are learning beyond our expectations. A special thanks to Gerry Maddock, the school s psychologist, Karenina Johnson, Mr. Gerad Ball, the school s principle, our two son s first and second grade teachers, Miss Coleman and Miss Ratliff, the medical group, and the ladies at the front desk. It s hard to imagine a more helpful and professional staff. Thanks, Coronado, we look forward to a great year!
Principle Ball was extremely responsive and quick to help when I emailed him with a couple issues my son had the first day of school. Thank you Principle Ball! You set an amaizing example.
This is my second year teaching at Coronado in the elementary side of this fabulous school. I have been so impressed with the community that has been created here! You walk on campus and see the care gone into making the grounds look beautiful. You see teachers, staff, students and parents all smiling and working together to make it FEEL GOOD to be here! Community means everything, and this school has it!!
Our family loves Coronado! The administration and staff truly care about my children and their success. They know my kids by name and take time to talk and listen to them. The teachers are dedicated and hardworking (I live near the school and often see their cars in the parking lot during weekends and holidays). They are positive, have high expectations and communicate with me as a parent. We have experienced all grades (K through 8) and I appreciate the efforts made by the teachers to give my children a good education. The PTO is active and works hard to create a fun family environment as well as raise money for needed technology or other improvements to the school. We have been at Coronado for 9 years and are very happy here.
I love Coronado, our students, parents and staff. They are the best group of people I have ever worked with. Thank you, all of you.
Coronado is a great school to be a part of! I love working with the students, staff and parents that are a part of the Coronado family. We are always trying to improve individually, within teams, and as a whole school. Students and staff alike take pride in our beautiful campus. I would not want to teach at any other school!
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