Gale Elementary is absolutely wonderful!! I am so pleased with the new administration, teachers and facility! I really enjoy the new principal and look forward to seeing what the year will bring. Both my children wake up every morning extremely excited to be going to school and wonder why they are unable to go every day, including weekends!! I As a parent, my ONLY concern is my children's happiness and if they enjoy learning! Gale has provided the love of learning to my children in a very special way!
We have had nothing but wonderful experiences with Gale until this year. We had a new principal change and she does not follow through. She is not involved like our old proncipal. The PTC has taken a turn for the worse with new board. Programs such as p.e. and art have basically disappeared. Very sad!
This school is the best! The staff and teachers are so nice. My daughter is in fourth grade this year!
Gale is an amazing environment for our daughter - she loves it, and we couldn't be happier. Stellar leadership and faculty, wonderful programs (thanks to the Parent-Teacher Club) and a beautiful facility.
I love Gale!!! This is my daughters 3rd year at Gale. The teachers and the principal are very involved. The PTC is great and everyone works hard to provide a great learning environment. You can be as involved as a parent as you would like and all the teachers I have had so far have an open door policy and encourage the involvement of the parents. I am glad my daughter attends gale and I wish I would have know about Gale when my oldest daughter was in elementary.
We are so impressed so far with Gale! My son is in Kinder with Ms Schlak and loves her so much! The principle is awesome too. She will answer any and all questions you have and will respond promptly to emails. It is amazing that this school is able to function as well as it does with the madness that is TUSD. The parent involvement is also high at this school. I have high hopes that my son will continue to do well in this high expectations/excelling school!
This is our first year at Gale and it has been a great, positive experience for all of us!
Due to the unbeatable staff, including, but not limited to, the teachers and prinicpal, we will always stay loyal to Gale. The PE, Music, and Art programs made possible through parent fundraising help to make our school special. We are so in love with Gale and the learning, caring, safe environment that we have passed up on sending our children to the 'college prep' elementaries in town. It's the best bet for an all-around quality education.
A school who brings the family in to be involved! even in a wheelchair!
My child is in the Project ABLE class and is doing wonderful. Ms. Ellen is a wonderful, caring teacher. Next year my child will start KG at Gale. Principal is great too, very involved in the school.
Gale is a wonderful school with very dedicated teachers. The test scores prove how dedicated these teachers are! the principal & office staff go above and beyond what is expected of them. Gale has many many programs, including art, music, pe and staffing the library that are all made available by the the fundraisers at gale. Without the parent participation which is extremly high, gale students would not have as many wonderful opportunities.
My daughter has attended Gale from K through the 3rd grade. Gale is an excellent school! The atmosphere encourages learning, it is a safe environment, and the parents contribute to making this a great place for a growing mind to blossom!
Gale is great school for sure. Paula Godfrey, the principal is a true leader and the teachers that my children have had, do a wonderful job in educating them. I love that they have fine arts here as well. They have music and art and P.E. also. The art teacher is an actual artist and the artwork of many students is displayed all around the school. It is an excelling school and they work hard to maintain that rating. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking in this area.
An amazing school; the principal, Paula Godfrey is an amazing leader. The faculty and staff are just as amazing. Each person you encounter is courteous and professional. It an excelling school and we are so lucky to have bought a home in it's area! Go Gale Tigers!
Gale is an excellent school. The Principal never ceases to amaze me, she seems to know every kid by name, always greets others with genuine care and concern and is very involved in each childs education. The staff are fantastic, teachers are warm and nurturing, yet expect good behavior and push kids to do their best. I am pleasantly surprised by the quality of education my children are recieving, that they are being challenged and are excited about the things they are learning.
I've had experience with 5 elementary schools and Gale is by far the best. The faculty is outstanding and the Principal is in a league of her own. I couldn't be happier!
The principal is kind and helpful, the staff is wonderful, and the children seem to be happy. The atmosphere in this school is great and encouraging for the students. The parent involvement is outstanding.
Gale Elementary is a wonderful school. The teachers are kind, courteous, and always helpful. State standards are taught in creative ways, allowing children with all learning styles to succeed. The principal is firm but fair in dealing with discipline issues. I am so pleased that my child attends Gale, he is getting the best possible education.
Gale actually had the distinction of being one of only two schools out of the largest Tucson school district to be labelled 'Excelling.' Much is owed to good principal leadership, highly qualified and capable teachers that the students love and very high levels of parent involvement. Academically, they are always at the top of the list of test scores in the district. Visible parent involvement is actually the highest in all the schools we looked at across Tucson. Over 5000 volunteer hours logged last year. Excellent librarian and emphasis on reading skills. PTA supported art teacher and program are unsurpassed in Tucson. Amazing student art is displayed everywhere and and winning awards, too! The students art is actually integrated into the school building as well. If you are looking for a great academically achieving school, with fantastic art programs, reading and parent pasrticipation levels, Gale Elementary more than fits the bill.
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