My child has been at CVE for over 3 years now and I have yet to be made to feel welcome or important. Staff and PATA often complain that things are not do-able because of poor parent participation. Sometimes I feel that they advertise this lack of participation as a medal symbolizing all they have to do. Maybe if they put as much effort into welcoming new parents as they do advertising the lack of participation, they would get some participation. I believe this school has exceptional potential if parents were made to feel wanted and needed. Nobody wants to help out in an atmosphere that resembles a clique.
I feel the school could become a really great school if the staff was different. I feel the staff feels like they are better than the parents. I wouldn't recommend this school to any parent.
AT CVE, the Principal and the Staff are excellent and Dedicate. They made me feel welcome and they're so friendly, supports make sure my son get the quality of education. Provided many programs that my son can get. They made me feel like I'm their extended family. I would send my daughter when she is ready for kindgarten next year.
I think that this school has an ability to become something special, but it hinders parents from being a part of their child's academic careers. I feel that the staff thinks that the parents are idiots who don't know their own children. I feel that parent input is in one ear and out the other. I have been treated poorly by the staff/teachers. I would never recommend this school for anyone. I have no idea what their standard is for passing students. By working through my child's homework with my child and my child's friends, I don't feel that there is enough control in the classroom over the students and/or the teachers are not qualified to teach.
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