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Tucson, AZ
Students enrolled: 570

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4600 W Cortaro Farms Rd
Tucson, AZ 85742

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(520) 682-4749
(520) 744-3693
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August 05, 2015
The teachers really care about the students and the environment at school is a friendly one. The PTO organizes awesome events for the entire family. Very well kept. I agree with the comment below about the receptionist being mean and unpleasant. But I should point out that there are two people who answer the phone and Linda is very nice. The mean one is Eloisa I believe. The teachers keep in touch with the parents and I like that they offer music and PE as part of the curriculum.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2015
Overall this school is great. Just like anywhere there are going to be things that rub you the wrong way but for me they are small. I don't like the receptionist. I think she's mean and unpleasant. I wish they had more family activities at the school so as a parent I could see what my son is doing more regularly. But, the teachers are amazing and patient. The principal is caring and compassionate and the grounds are clean and well kept. The good outweighs the bad for me.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
May 25, 2015
All if the children appear to play well together, get along in class and are very polite.

- submitted by a parent

December 19, 2014
I have two children that attend Quail Run. Over the years, I have consistently felt that the teachers go above and beyond. The teachers and principal are great at communicating with parents. It is truly a great learning environment and we are happy.

- submitted by a parent

January 01, 2014
Two of my children switched to here this year. At first I was a little on the fence about it as they seemed a little stiff in the office and not very friendly (wouldn't even give us a tour to make the children comfortable). The teachers make up for it though. My daughters teacher is on point with noticing my daughters strong points and building on them while making her feel apart of the community. My sons home base teacher is amazing but the other ones he sees (hes in sixth and they switch) has made no effort to inform us of his progress, barely sends home activity guidelines and didn't even come to his conference with their concerns (he can be a problem sometimes). As for the extra curricular teachers, the librarian must be amazing as my daughter wants to be one now and the music program is awesome! The PE teacher though is a bit rough and rude to the students. As for the fundraising. I get it, it can be over the top but in today's politics and the small amount of money schools get I understand. They are never pushy or rude about it they just kind of put it out their as a reminder that these are your children and every little bit helps to ensure they have a bright future.

- submitted by a parent

April 20, 2012
I also agree that the school seems to be very concerned with rasing money, and little else. If your child is the normal cookie cutter kid, should do well, if you have a child with ADHD, Ashbergers.... teachers seem to have very little understanding or knowledge regarding these issues.

- submitted by a parent

February 18, 2012
BAD - All they care about is raising money and making sure their hair looks good- the students don't matter.. Pick another school if you can.

- submitted by a community member

February 18, 2012
I agree that student achievement and learning is not a priority at Quail Run Elementary.

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2011
Two children and six years at this school...It feels like a family...Great teacher and staff interaction with the children. Excellent teacher to student ratios...(too bad thats changing with the budget cuts)..awesome after and during school activities..They really live by their motto: "It takes a covey to raise a quail"..we will miss everyone there.

- submitted by a parent

March 18, 2010
I would not recommend this school for children who have ADHD or other minor disabilities. Staff not too helpful or accomodating and they seem clueless about the 504 and IEP process. My child is getting lost in the system and 'falling through the cracks' and this year has been a struggle for him. I am considering moving him next year to another school that might be more understanding and knowledgeable as to how to manage ADHD kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
Quail Run teachers are the best! They really care about their students and connect with them in meaningful ways. And the library rocks!!

- submitted by a community member
no rating
September 16, 2009
Very good teachers and parent participation!

- submitted by a community member

July 09, 2009
The teachers and education given at this school was great. The teachers follow up and effort to help both the student and parents if a child is falling behind or needs any additional help with any learning skills was great. If your child has health problems or issues don't expect any follow up on any requests sent to you or any help from the pricipal or administrative staff. Make sure you keep your own records of any absences, tardies, or any paperwork you are asked to supply them as their record keeping and follow up is terrible as noted not only by myself but several other parents. Don't expect the staff to keep any verbal agreement made to you, with the exception of the teachers. It is embarrassing that this school is rated an A plus school for Arizona.

- submitted by a parent

January 24, 2006
Quail Run is a fantastic well rounded quality educational school.

- submitted by a parent

December 07, 2004
Kind, friendly atmosphere. Several excellent teachers (Mrs. McGarity, for one). Front Office staff very efficient & compationate. Good location & well laid out. Needs longer hours!

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2003
I think this school is just trying to move the children along. There is no quality time spent with children. Kids are falling through the cracks in our system. People do not really realize that they are the future. They deserve the best education, I hope someone wakes up and sees this. Extracurricular activities are also an important part of their growth. A committee needs to look into this and help kids get more active.

- submitted by a community member

March 27, 2003
We have two children currently at Quail Run, one in second grade and the other in Kindergarten. The teachers and staff are fabulous. Our 2nd grader has a teacher, Mr Holm, who has really allowed her to flourish. He engages the children and allows them to experience and question what they are learning. Working in educational field I have first hand experience with many other schools and can truly say Quail Run stands out as one of the best and has earned it's Blue Ribbon and A+ awards.

- submitted by a community member

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Quail Run Elementary School
4600 W Cortaro Farms Rd, Tucson, AZ  85742
(520) 682-4749
Last modified Quail Run Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Quail Run Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top