My daughter goes R D White the school is great the teachers are good but the new assistant principal is not doing his job they should replace him the principal Dr Kassabian she is very hard working Principal she always ask parent for any question about student and how she can make school better
I recently attended an event held last week at R.D. White that was a good time for all. The families, the staff and the students all turned out to experience good old fashioned fun and interaction. There was music, musical chairs, face painting, snow cones, healthy snacks, singing, dancing and party tents. The kids had so much fun and the parents were able to mingle and get acquainted with each other and all this happened right on the front lawn of the school. It is said that the school is an extension of the family and in this school, this is certainly so. Go R.D. White!
This is our second year at R.D. White and so far I really like the school. My Daughters teachers are amazing and very caring. The staff are helpful and what I love the most is that we have amazing parent involvement.
We loved the idea of moving to a home where the school was within walking distance. Unfortunately, R.D White is HIGHLY unorganized and I do not feel comfortable leaving my child at school with the staff at R.D White. My daughter kept being pushed around into different classes which can be traumatizing for her considering the transition into first grade at a new school. She was lost during lunch and told me about it. I asked her teacher what had happened and she just laughed and went to speak to an other parent in Armenian. I have no problem with the school's demographic, but everyone should be treated fairly and racism is definitely not acceptable. The school severely lacks the assurance of my daughter being in safe hands while at school and with the way her teacher's behavior was, I'm afraid of what the curriculum will be like. My daughter was excelling and was considered advanced at Balboa Elementary and though we moved into a place we are happier with- the home school which she has to attend (R.D White) seems like it would push her behind. It's sad thinking these people have our children's future in their hands. All I can do is speak forward and maye a difference can be made.
Love the staff, parents and kids. My kids first year was so great and looking forward to more great memories this year.
This school is a mess. They do have new principals so maye that is why they are going downhill. Today, after school, I had trouble finding my son and found he had been placed in a wrong class in the beginning of the day and I food out he had been put into an entirely wrong grade! I know the first day of school can be a little hectic but today's experience being the first day of school for my son should have been more properly prepared for by the school. The parents involved and the programs parents volunteer for sound great and the staff seem to be more unenthusiastic and less helpful than the parents who are giving their all into the school.
my kids are going to RD white Elementry School and i am very proud of this school.
My daughter is a proud student of this school and absolutely loves it. Teachers are great, Ms. Risse is very involved. We are happy
The demographics of Glendale is predominantly Armenian and they make it known. It s sad to say, but there is a lot of racism and bullying that goes on at this school. One example: I was first in line and was supposed to be helped next at the administration office. The lady working there was talking in Armenian with the lady standing behind me then helped her first instead. Stay away from this school if you want your child to grow up in a TRUE American school (where immigrants actually want to be American and embrace other ethnicities cultural assimilation).
i am a student at RD White my teacher is miss Avedian the school its self has taught me to get used to it my class in the grade before this one i had people help me and so me around and the became my friend i have never lost a friend in this school everyone is up tone and happy i am happy i am not in Cheeritos elementy where every one would make fun of my name this school gives me an education and i am looking forward to 5th grade thank you miss.Rissie!
I've had children at RD White for almost 3 years now. One child is in special education. We have had nothing but great experiences with teachers and staff. RD White has caring professionals who are interested in the full potential of my children. They listen, react, and have great insights to help our kids learn and grow. The school has a large group of active parents. They volunteer their time to raise funds for art and technology education, to solve complex safety issues, to educate and empower parents, and are even in the classrooms right alongside the teachers. The professionals and parent support at RD White are a great community, I am happy to be part of it!
We have a great community of students, teachers and committed parents - lots of GREAT things happening...art, music, increasing physical activity, a safe routes to school program, community volunteerism, you name it...all good!
RD White has an excellent staff. The school is a bright light in our community.
My daugther was in Catholic School in Kinder and she was struggling to read. I transferred her to RD White and now she is a good reader. Their school program to help kids succeed is amazing! The principal and the teachers are all great, especially Mrs. Melanie Doody . She treated her students as if they are all her own. I'm grateful that I have enrolled my child in RD White!
I have been a parent of three children at this school over the past 8 years. The principal and staff are amazing, their theatre program and monthly flag ceremonies are additional wonderful learning experiences for the students.
Our daughter started Kindergarten at R D White last year and she loves her teacher... she's learning a lot and the principal knows her name... they're are a lot of kids there, but I feel they try hard to create a good atmosphere for the students.
The first time we visited R.D. White, we were amazed at how much the staff were like family. The halls were filled with smiles and people happy to be there. Mrs. Risse, the principal, gave us a tour, and children went out of the way to say hello to her and give her big hugs. I then discovered the amazing programs the school had to offer, and how these programs address the individual needs of each student. The have also found a way to add and art teacher, and after and before school French, Spanish, and Ballet classes. A supportive, loving, enriching environment. Amazing teachers, most who have been there many many years. Although we had considered private schools, we are so happy we are at R.D. White.
The best school with the best teachers, best principal and best kids (especially my girls Emma and Nonie)
After our first year I am pleased with how well the Principal is involved in all of the student activities and reaches out to parents....I like there push for READING everyday and I like how they take a team apporach to discipline (parent, teacher, principal)...the front desk folks aren't as thorough and seem cluesless w/o the principal or assistant principal's direct guidance but I guess if there had to be a weakness as a parent I'll take it in that area! Looking forward to this new school year and making my best efforts at being as involved as possible...Here we go!!!
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