Litel has exceeded my expectations! The school has not only challenged my 3 kids academically but it has also embedded classes in the Arts, Athletics, and Sciences. The teachers and parent PTA is working better than ever together. The principal is very caring and has high expectations for the staff and the students. I am very pleased with the education that my children are receiving. It is a well rounded education. I highly recommend this school.
My son is in first grade and it is late October and his teacher is still trying to "settle in" to his class. Two months into the school year and his is the only class that has not spent time in the computer lab. He does not challenge the kids and does not modify his ciriculum to meet the different academic levels of the kids. Talked to the principal and she didn't seem to care. How do we let these teachers and principals teach and lead our schools? Furthermore, API scores dropped below 900 for this past year. This is a reflection of poor leadership at Litel and not holding teachers to a high level of academic achievement.
This school was a little bellow my expectations. I was a previous student who just graduated in 2010. It was unfortunate to find out that most of the best teachers had been fired. Though this was not Litel's fault, it did reflect on the school itself. Also the principals are always changing, and that tends to bug some people. The thing about Litel is that it is a school of chance. You might get in when its grade point average is high or when it is low. I myself have experienced this. Though my class and I rose the grade point average, they didn't give the slightest bit of appreciation. I do recommend this school, but I advise the parents to carefully look at the teachers and put in a request for the next years teacher, and put in a request before the current year is over.
Yes Litel is a good school. It's the district who refuses to back and support Litel. The district has their own agenda for holding back Litel Elementary School from becoming a great school. Litel has so many supportive parents, family members, administration, teachers and staff that I have personally seen over the past 5 years. There are no sound and good reasons for why Litel hasn't been able to hold on to a Principal for more than two years. Litel has been a stepping stool for Principals and Vice Principals to advance on in their careers and supported by the district. All I can conclude is that the Chino Valley Unified School District does not have any intention of seeing to it that Gerald F. Litel Elementary School becomes a outstanding school. So all those who support Litel, keep on keeping on. In the end that is what life is all about.
i love the school but they keep changing principals anyone else agree it stinks they keep changing principals.
Litel has great teachers & hardworking students which was reflected in the recent API score.
Great parent/teacher/administration relationship and communitcation.
Love that the school has many activities for children participation. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to participate and acknowledged.
Litel is not just a school for my kids , it's a home. They love there school and feel pride in being part of it!!
I love Litel Elementary School, the teachers and staff are very caring and friendly.
because it is so warm and welcoming to the students. Has a great special ed program.
Litel has a strong relationship between teachers and parents. There are events like Donuts with Dad and Muffins with Mom that gets the parents to set a little time aside to get involved with the kids educaiton.
Litel Lions Rock! Our staff and students are the best. Its a happy, pleasant, encouraging environment. My 6th grader developed a love for reading (which he didn't get from me!) and my 3rd grader is confident and positive and loves to read as well. You Rock Mrs. Beach :)
Excellent School Administrator who has had our school reach above 900+ API scores.
I love Litel School because it's one of the best schools in the valley!
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