I love this school. The teachers, principal and all the staff are amazing. The parents are really involved with the school.
I love this school because all the teachers are great and dedicated and they built a solid platform for my son's future
I agree that unless you are in the top 2% you will not find the curriculum challenging academically.
Warm Springs is a community type school. A lot of people volunteer to make it a good school for the children
My children had attended a private school since they were in Pre-K. Only if I had known earlier, I would transfer them out to Warm Springs a few years ago. So far, the teachers are very supportive. To name a few, Ms. Brosnan is one of best and experienced teacher there. My children seem to enjoy the school and they are much happier children. The work load is about the same pace as Challenger's so far. I can't comment much for now, but so far the teachers in general are very kind, and supportive. I must say the teachers at Warm Springs really care about their students. I do not regret transferring my children out of their private school. By the way, all 6th grade teachers are great and really ...really care about the children.
Administrator, teachers, support staff, parents, students, and the community work closely together to help provide an academically rich and emotionally supportive environment for students to learn and grow throughout the years. Like all schools there are problems, but not unusual or out of the ordinary. If there are negative comments it is usually due to miscommunication, misconceptions, and those who are involved don't see eye to eye. We have to learn to work with one another to create a place of learning for our students, and that is always on the forefront of the school. If you ask anyone, overall they love being at Warm Springs. The staff enjoys working with one another. The students are actively engaged. Parents feel supported and listened to. That is what makes Warm Springs a Distinguished School
The principal is strong and unique by putting good rules with not a lot of stress for the students. Most of the teachers are really good. The children's safetiness is great because yard duties watch all the kids closely. Other parents and teacher work together perfectly to get a great going school.
In April 2008, Warm Springs School was awarded the California Distinguished School Award. It was the only school in the Fremont- Newar- Union City area to win the award this year. Teachers are very commited to the school and the children. We work hard to help every child succeed. School is like a three-legged stool. It is the combined commitment from the teacher, child, and parent to be successful. If any one of these components is lacking, their is some level of failure. All three components must work together. I believe the Warm Springs staff holds up its part of the stool.
My child is new to this school this year. I'm surprised at the low academic expectations, to be honest. There's no accelerated reader program or anything similar. The math is way below what my child is capable of. The homework consists of LOTS of repetition and elaborate, time consuming art projects that have little academic merit. I am disappointed, but at least the teacher has identified my child for GATE testing. Hopefully that curriculum will fill in the very large gaps I'm seeing this year.
Overall, we are very happy at WSES! The teachers are outstanding, unfortunately, the principal (Riley) is questionable. Ms. Shepis and Mr. Sanders are the finest teachers you could hope for. If you want babysitters for your child, they aren't the teachers for you. If you want educators that care about making a difference in the lives of students, request them. They both want kids to succeed in life, and not just pass tests. Shepis is unbelievable! She's very thorough, pushes the kids and develops a platform for them to succeed in life. Our daughter had much more self-confidence as a student after Shepis. She prepared our daughter for Sanders, who is equally great. I don't think she would've been as prepared for Sanders if she didn't have Shepis first. Sanders is equally amazing. We feel very lucky our daughter had them both! We hope our youngest gets them too!
Very challenging curriculum in GATE class. Students can develop according to potential. Lot of projects and assignments. Kids need own initiative and organization skills to cope with fast paced GATE class programs.
This is one of the best schools my child has attended and the teachers are great! They have so many programs to offer the kids compared to other schools. Kids love the end of the year talent show.
The teachers in this school are excellent! My son was in a different school before - a higher scoring school in fact but the teachers at warm springs are very warm and caring. My son has loved every year at this school and has grown mentally. There are many activities available: chess, band, robotics etc.
This school has great teachers. Five of the Fremont District's NUMMI awards for 'Most Innovative New Teacher' went to teachers at this school over the past five years.
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