i agree with the negative remarks about the administration. esp the principal, he doesn't really care, extremely arrogant and phoney and tells you what he thinks you want to hear. school culture is bad. teachers stressed out by the kings demands, kids stressed out and treated like little soldiers. sure miss the old principal.
This school has wonderful teachers who care about their students and my children have received an amazing education because of them. I have 2 children participating in the Dual Immersion Program, and by the end of Kinder, my son was able to read all of his sight words in both english and spanish! The other children in both of their classes are well behaved, and it seems that their families are very supportive of their education. The current administration could do a better job communicating with parents among other things; however, this does not affect the quality of education my children are receiving.
The teachers are caring, the principal is pompous and arrogant. It was a better culture when the previous principal was there.
cant wait to hear the words, 'the king has left the building." what a hyprocrite he is. teachers are stressed out b/c he has put so many demands on them. there is a reason why he jumps around so much from school to school.
Our son has been at Fallbrook Street School for four years. He loves going to school there and has done very well academically. The staff is very dedicated and they truly care about the students. The teachers and administration have worked very hard to get the overall performance up for ALL students. I was ambivalent about enrolling our son at Fallbrook Street School at first after reading the performance reviews and parent reviews on the Great Schools website. I can only say that the last four years have been very positive and I would not hesitate recommending Fallbrook Street to other families. The original reveiws were posted over 5 years ago. It is a much different school today. In addition to GATE and Math O, Fallbrook Street School also offers multi-age and dual immersion programs families wanting their children to have a unique and broadened educational experience.
Fallbrook Street School is becoming a better school. It takes time to see results. The kids seem to be happy, they have a caring Principle Mr. King, an outstanding lead teacher Mrs. Martinez. The teachers are amazing and always seem to be willing to talk to you if you have a praise, concern, question. They have the GATE and MATH O for students who exceed in certain areas and many programs for a student who might be having a problem in an area. The staff encourages parents to come in and volunteer (Which many schools do not give parents that choice). The PTA is becoming stronger each year. I am sure each year is only going to get better.
Fallbrook Street School is a very fine school. Our son attended the preschool for two years and received a first-class education. He is now in kindergarten and is doing very well...he loves school, and has made many friends. We attribute his success and enthusiasm to the dedicated school staff and administrators . We have not been concerned about safety, or demographics at Fallbrook Street. It is our experience that the students are well-cared for and supervised and that the school is quite secure. The teachers make the difference.
We are very pleased with our child's teacher. Were it not for the teacher we would probably have our child enrolled elsewhere.
We have disenrolled our son from Fallbrook Street due to safety concerns and the overwhelming number of English learners in attendance. The buildings are older CA style and windows are all at ceiling level. if a student were outside having a problem no one could see the student. Obviously, no one could see strangers who didn't belong on campus either. The office staff could not have been less welcoming when we registered our son. We clearly were not hte target student population. It appears the focus is on the non-English speaking student while the other students simply take up space. I would not recommend this school to any parent.
I have had such a hard time sending my daughter here. Academically the school is alright. My daughter is above average in class. I think only because the average is lower then it should be. In regards to safety I get nervous everyday she is there. EVERY time I go to the school there is new graffiti. We are trying to find a place close by for the next school year.
Fallbrook Street School is for sure one of the best elementry schools in all of north county. I had absolutly no problem sending my child to school there. The teachers are very gifted and they have a great administration.
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