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Del Rio Elementary School1
Posted October 23, 2014
- a parent
This is a horrible school. The teachers I have not had a problem with but principle and desk staff are rude. My son was assaulted and because witnessed said he was annoying the kid the child that punched my son and left him bloody noses with clots coming out had no action taken. The principle also did nothing to prevent anything further happen the boy walked home with my son off the bus the very next day! I'm appalled at this and it's no wonder why our children are hurting eachother. Adults are justifying it
I have my son in this school teacher horroble they are look rude act rude how they teacher i dont know they must be prisinor i planing take my son from this school next year all they think money not student
My daughter is new to this school she is in the 1st grade and I have to say I am VERY please with the communication between the teacher and myself. I was able to find her teachers email through there website on the 1st day of school. Unlike some of the recent reviews on here I found the website to be very up to date and informative. I check her bag pack daily and saw the flyer for the back to school meet and greet in there. It was also posted online along with the book fair info & other current events... I would definitely recommend this school small classroom sizes and great staff!!
Most teachers try to do the bare minimum. The ones that don't, however, tend to ignore parental input and do not communicate well. The campus has black widow nests that have been growing for well over five years. After fifteen years of children and experience at this school, I am glad to say that I will never have to deal with it again and some of the more arrogant teachers.
My 2 children have only recently started attending this school and I am very displeased to say the least. Our daughter attended for a little over a month at the end of last year due to our move here from out of state. Our daughter started 4th grade this year and our son kindergarten. Our children say they like their teachers and they appear to be nice as does the principal, however the communication at this school is terrible. As a newer member of the community I have no idea what is going on. No notices or emails for open house or meet the teacher (which we missed due to not knowing). No monthly calendars to see what events or days off they might have. Their website has been down for days so no information there as well. The woman in the office seems to have forgotten what manners are. In the 2 weeks since school has started I have had to speak with the principal and the distract office more than once. I have not only been a member but a chair on the PTA at their old school, however this makes me want to not be involved and that's sad. Looking for houses out of this district already. If you are looking for a great school for your children keep looking.
Del Rio is a fantastic school with some of the finest teachers I have seen. Our kidlet is a 5th grader right now and a GATE student. As a professional, I have been quite impressed and pleased with the engagement and ingenuity of the teaching staff, along with, the principal (who is also a very fine man). I highly recommend this school.
I am shocked at all the positive reviews of this school, especially the teaching staff. I am a teacher in another district and my own children attend Del Rio. I have found continually over the years that the teachers are unmotivated and do not want to think out of the box. I was excited for my children to attend Del Rio and expected a quality education. Well, boy was I wrong. Luckily my children are self motivated and already above grade level or I would be tremendously worried. Many teachers need to retire or change their attitude towards teaching. Students thrive from caring, creative, hard working teachers. The Del Rio staff in general is a copy machines best friend. They submit the same worksheets that they have been doing for the last twenty years and complete the same writing topics as well. Can you imagine completing 4th grade without California history??????
My children at Del Rio have very good teachers and I am very pleased with their warmhearted instruction. Regretfully, there are areas of improvement that should not be over sighted. My personal experience with other teaching staff is that they disguise their limitations, instead of looking forward to learn more and improve their skills; they also stall services as long as they can, in order to keep their own ways as long as possible. While dealing with the Principal, I have realized that he is more interested in his good image and relationship with the parents, than taking the responsibility of leading his staff to their better performance. When times call for his duty as a Principal, he relies in the Rosedale Union School District to avoid the responsibility, wasting the children precious instructional time.