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3601 Kohnen Way
Dublin, CA 94568

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(925) 875-9376
(925) 829-7260
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November 26, 2014
Fallon has the most hard working students and dedicated parents I have ever had the privilege of working with. There are very few behavior issues and when there is, we have a full time dean of students that addresses the issues. The teachers are free to teach and plan great lessons for the 95% hard working students we have. If you want your child to spend their days with highly motivated and bright students, then this is definitely the school for you. In response to the previous comment on bullying. I know that it happens, but I speak from experience and can tell you that the rate in which it happens at Fallon is FAR less than you will find at any other school. My students this year are very open and accepting of all the students race, gender, and economical status.

- submitted by a teacher
September 28, 2014
Dublin unified school Fallon middle school. Do not waste your time this school district embraces bullying. Instead of the bully getting punished... the victim gets punished. Incompetent superintendent, they hire physical education teachers as principles. There are absolutely no management skills within their operations. Children are taught to look the other way if you see a problem. The schools may be new but no one read the blueprints. What a joke

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2014
Like all schools, FMS has its good teachers and bad teachers. My daughter's 6th grade math teacher feels it is o.k. to degrade and belittle her students. Because of the teacher's behavior, my daughter lacks the confidence in math she should have. I have complained to the principal; however, I was told to deal with it on my own. The principal seems out of touch with what is going on at this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2014
We moved to Dublin for the schools. My son is not your typical "all-American" boy who plays sports. While bullying had been a problem at his previous school, we have not encountered that here. I believe ethnic diversity and socioeconomic class have both contributed to the tolerant culture that this school provides. Glad we made the move!

- submitted by a parent
July 10, 2013
I moved to Dublin from the Collierville, Tennessee, and going to Fallon has been a wonderful experience. There is virtually no bullying here, and the Physical Education program is much more challenging. The students at Fallon are especially friendly and outgoing, while teachers always try their best to be involved in our students' curriculum.

- submitted by a community member
August 12, 2012
I attend this school as a student and I have no idea why you parents are hating on this school. The teachers are kind and really get involved with the students. Although it would be better if the district would send better subs for us.

- submitted by a community member
March 21, 2011
My daughter graduated from this school and my little one is going to this school soon. To me we never have had good leadership for this school. I don't understand why the school district cannot appoint someone who really determine to make this school the best of this area. Having a PHD degree or playing with the boys well do not mean they can be a good principal. This school needs a power leadership. Dublin school district, please pay attention to this school!

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2011
Fallon used to be a great school. This year its been a disaster. The administration is unhelpful and unpolished! There is no GATE curriculum in place for gifted students. Such a disappointment!

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2011
my son started middle school this year and is in his 3rd quarter. He is enjoying the way the teachers challenge him accademically. He loves the different extra curricular opportunities offered here as well. Amazingly talented teachers and enthusiastic parent support.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2011
For the past four years we had a great experience at Fallon School, however everything changed when the new leadership was appointed at the beginning of this school year. The leadership is lacking basic skills! It is very disappointing and frustrating. As parents we want our children to succeed and is unfortunate when unskilled individuals are appointed in key positions.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 23, 2010
this is the best school and i really understand why it is 9 stars. they have really good and pushing techers that do everything they can to help the student succed in life. my daughter is in middle school and actually loves being pushed and she is doing way better in fallon than in any other school! she comes home and starts on her homework. on the weekends she always complains why there is no schoo, thats how much she loves this school. the students are also very behaving and the parents are very loyal when pickinng up their children. i love how they have the 'safety patrol' it really helps students understand how important safety is. this school is phenominal .

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2010
I have a daughter in 3rd grade. We have been here since 1st grade and I can tell you that the teachers here are top-notch. Many of them are young, energetic and truly committed to the children's success. The new administration is great! They are very accessible and want to have open dialogue with the kids and parents. My daughter just loves school and looks forward to going everyday. When asked what she likes about school, her response is 'EVERYTHING'! As a parent, you can't get better than that.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 29, 2010
My experience with the school has been mixed. There are good teachers and then there are not so good ones. They should really provide online grading for all schools. Some teachers do not post grades, some use teacher ease, some don't. In middle school, homework matters and for the students to see what is being done in class, online and check their grades, would be very useful. In terms of parent involvement, it seems teachers like to be left alone and not bothered too much. As long as your child is motivated and on top of things, everything is fine. Middle school resources for more academically inclined students, are not advertised or not accessible unless parents try to dig it with administration. Math and Science paths for middle school is not clear. Honors Math program or how to skip to take next year level Math classes are also not clear.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2009
This is a great school. My daughter started kindergarten here this year. She can now read and write fluently and even 'gets' math. She learned so much in one school year. I also had a son who started 7th grade here and he had a little more trouble only because we came from a school district from another state that was less than great so he had to catch up. My only complaint is that they really push the middle schools kids hard in math here and I think it's a bit too much. Also, only certain teachers put their information online so you can check grades, assignments, etc., and I think the school should be providing it (apparently the teachers have to pay for this themselves). I found the school grounds to be very beautiful and my son did not have any problems with other children and bullying, etc.

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May 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2009
I am a student who is leaving the eighth grade and i have found my 5 years at Fallon to be spectacular. i don't know what 'incompetence' in teacher the other reviewers are referring to but take it from someone on the inside, This schools number one goal is the well being and success of their students present and future

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March 27, 2009
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February 24, 2009
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December 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2008
If you child is independent and compliant, expect no problems. If they are not compliant and behind, expect little support, packets of homework that aren't reviewed in class, new staff not familiar with curriculum programs, after school programs that have a high ratio of student to teacher, and SST's that are not read or in compliance.

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2008
Good attitude by school and teachers

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September 09, 2008
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September 03, 2008
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- submitted by a student
June 02, 2008
The school has lots of good students and dedicated parents. But we are disappointed in the school in terms of focusing on the academic achievements. My kids are not challenged so we have to step in and teach them ourselves. The school has GATE program but very little activity related to it. Parents had to push very hard to get school participate in academic competitions. In my opinion, we need new leadership in the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 15, 2008
Our experience with the school has been 1 & 2nd grades. School seems to struggle with leadership issues and needs a change. Teachers are young and don't have their program's down. School has programs like Accelerated Reader, but don't seem to really know how to use it. School priority is on students being compliant regardless of their motivation and engagement in the curriculum. We were constantly getting negative feedback about our child. We took him out of the school and he did a 180 in his new school. There is pressure at the school to raise scores, so a lot of homework is given out and parents are expected to make up for deficiencies. Don't expect help from school unless you complain and even then good luck.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2008
Fallon School is pretty good. The teachers are quite intense, academically my child is getting challenged. They offer advanced honors classes in middle school, plenty of parental involvement, great teachers. All in all, a good school ! My child is very busy with homework and projects :)

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2008
I am surprised to read the reviews.... I t is my son's 2nd year here at Fallon, and he really enjoys it. His reading level is sky high(3rd grade level while being in 1st grade), all this is because of his wonderful teacher...She is young, but kind and patient and really cares about her class success She is doing an amazing job! Maybe the only problem I see at my level of parent of 1st grader is the nutrition program, there is an evident problem in the cafeteria that really need to be adjusted ( amount of food prepared: a lot of children don't get choice and eat what's left!!! also I don't think the menu has great variety over weeks and is not that 'healthy'...pizza twice a week is not OK with me!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2008
I love this school! All the teachers really understand you and what they are teaching. My teacher, if she sees that students are not doing so well, she helps them and sometimes keeps them after school for ten minutes or so to help them understand what they are learning. I do not know what those past reviewers are talking about, maybe they just have not so perfect teachers. And, by the way, Mrs. Thomas is a great principle and encourages students to work hard.

- submitted by a student
February 27, 2008
We had a bad experience with the school. The teacher and administration could not provide adequate challenge for my child. The administration was less than cooperative. My child is in private school now, appropriately challenged and doing exceptionally well!

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January 28, 2008
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January 02, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating December 17, 2007
Fallon is a start up school that is evolving. Eventually, it is supposed to be dedicated to middle school students only, however, they are still teaching students at the elementary level until the new elementary school is opened in 2010. We have had new teachers for out kids the past few years that don't seem to have a handle on strategies for classroom management or the curriculum. We really dislike the 'Homework' packets that are sent home. According to one teacher, they don't cover the homework in class and it is supposed to challenge the students. My kids couldn't even read the homework and it required we explain everything to them for the first time. I've spoken with at least 15 other parents who are also not happy with the instruction and curriculum, five of which pulled their kids out and have them going to private school now.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2007
My son was among the first class of students at Fallon when the school opened in 2005. Now he will go on to third grade at Fallon in the Fall. We LOVE the school! It has great teachers (even though some are new), a very involved parents community, and brand new state of the art facilities. My son looks forward to going to school every day!

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2007
I love this school! This is my 5 year old son's first year in this school. And on the second day of school - he couldn't wait to go back. They have a wonderful EDCC(after school) program as well. The teachers and staff make your child's educational experience a fun one. They encourage the parents to be involved. My husband and I are so happy to be in this district.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2007
This is a graet school that I attend to and look forward to everyday! Lots of sports are offered and there is always something for everyone here. The staff here are so friendly and will help your child understand.

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May 29, 2007
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March 29, 2007
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- submitted by a student
February 01, 2007
It's the best school ever! Send your kids here!

- submitted by a student
January 29, 2007
It's a great school with great administration & teachers. They are open to new ideas and are willing to implement them. Parking is the biggest if not the only problem.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2007
It a great School. Very new to the district. High education. I love being there. Safe surrounding. First time i have ever got strait A's in a long time. Even the teachers are great.

- submitted by a student
January 08, 2007
This is a new school with lots of technology in the classrooms and many new but enthusiastic teachers. The parents are very involved and supportive of the school's events.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2006
Brand new school with great teachers. The school is in a very nice neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2006
Its a state of art facility with all the high tech features in the class rooms. Qualified staff. Involved parents.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2006
A good school in good neighborhood

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December 02, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2005
This is a great school with good campus and experienced teaching staff. Dublin has been growing constantly with respect to scores in the last 4 to 5 years. This school is definitely going to make the difference and bring Dublin Schools a well deserved prestige status.

- submitted by a parent
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Eleanor Murray Fallon School
3601 Kohnen Way, Dublin, CA  94568
(925) 875-9376
Last modified Eleanor Murray Fallon School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Eleanor Murray Fallon School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top