You will not find harder working, more dedicated or more talented staff anywhere. They are working uphill to secure the best for Altadena's kids. Support your teachers!!
This school is horrible. My daughter went there ithis year in the 6 grade she will not be returning. It is just like a school with no rules and no stucture. The teachers are just as bad as the students, my daughter learned nothing from this school. She will be attending Blair next year.
MY SON WILL BE GOING TO THIS SCHOOL NEXT YEAR, IM VERY NERVOUSE SINCE ALL I HAVE HERD IS BAD THINGS ABOUT THIS SCHOOL.
I Leslie Luna, think this is an awesome school, the teachers are awesome, they make school exciting, and worth while.
The new Principal and some change-over in staff has made Eliot the school to work at. Along with that, the caliber of student and parent that are enrolling, has made Eliot a stronger school academically and socially for years to come. Come join us. Go Public!
I think that some of these parents are way out of hand with there comments on Eliot. I attended Eliot not too long ago, I took honors classes and fortunately I had amazing teachers who taught me lifelong lessons along with everything else that they taught me. I will never forget Eliot or how it changed my life. I think that before you criticize the school, consult the child, see what he or she thinks of it. Oh, and by the way don't blame the school for your child's lack of interest in his or her school work, if somebody doesn't want to learn, nobody's going to push them into it.
I expected more out of this school. They let my stepdaughter fall thru the cracks. Teachers didn't contact the parents until it was too late for her to be helped.
I was very impressed with this school and the staff/teachers I encountered while my child was there. The school is old and needs some upkeep but the most important aspects of this school are the staff/teachers and the education they provide. My child learned a lot while he was there and the teachers he had for the most part were knowledgeable, great with the kids and some of them took their own time to participate in after school activities with the children that wanted to participate. IMO, this school has a lot to offer to those that are willing to look past the school appearance.
Eliot Middle School has a beautiful facade, but as soon as you walk through the doors you feel like you're in a warehouse. They take no pride in the up keep of their school. Most of the teachers try, but are arrogant and have stopped developing their curriculum. I think Eliot Middle School has the potential to be a wonderful school with more parental involvement, student accountability, and better use of funds spent.
I had a child graduate from Eliot last year, and I have to say I was less than impressed. There is little parent involvement and the kids are not getting the help that they need. Pasadena Unified as a whole has taken a downward spiral.
This is a good school. Very good profesors. However, I think there can be some improvement.
I think this school is the bomb school almost all the students know each other when ever someone is new this schools students welcome the new kids.
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