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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Stratford School 5

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
My son has been going to Stratford LG since 2014. He went to Stratford Winchester from 2012-2014. We love the way Stratford builds the foundation for learning. Besides learning the basics, they study coding, music, sports, Spanish and they have a fantastic STEAM program. Every Friday they have STEAM. My son is at the end of his second grade year. He is learning pre algebra, can tell you all about the different Greek gods, the anatomy of a plant, how to spell hypothesis and how to code. The curriculum used is Saxon Math and Shurley English. You can get an idea by reading "What My Second Grader Should Know". He loves learning. My son has challenges with controlling his energy and his teacher's out of the box thinking has helped him a ton. As a parent, I am able to volunteer as much as I want. The parent committee has a lot of say, when it comes to the events. The teachers share pictures on the online class bulletin, so you can see what they are doing. I love the teachers here! I think there maybe a little disorganization with management, but they don't show it. The principal and assistant are great with the kids. The after school clubs are amazing! The clubs range from golf, dance, drama, chess, soccer, basketball, etc. The school grounds are pretty. You can see the Los Gatos Hills. Overall, I am VERY happy with this school. The cost is higher, but worth it. I wish they had Financial Aid.

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
Mrs. Gartin (1st grade) and Mrs. Simons (2nd grade) have been a dream for my son. He always comes home happy and full of stories from the day. They have been very patient with my son and helped him when he needed the guidance. They always made him feel special and noticed.


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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
LOVE THE TEACHERS!!! They show the kids that they are loved. Most tutor students that need help. They go above and beyond for their students.

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Amount of homework: Just right

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
Homework takes about 45 min- 1 hour, depending on the mood of my child. I find that the habit of HW makes a difference. The homework and projects are given with advance notice, so you have enough time to complete the work. There is also a pattern to the HW, so you know what is expected during the week.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
The program is a little competitive. Not so much that the child is overwhelmed and stressed out. The kids really cheer each other on. There is a lot of group projects. They learn to be heard and use their words, while working together. The work alone develops persistence, grit and determination.


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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
They are taught to have respect for their teachers, and peers through conversations and experiences.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
I am always seeing the students helping each other out. If a child gets hurt, they are helped up and walked to the office. The school also is active with charities.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted May 25, 2016
- a parent
They teach students to take responsibility for their actions and learn from their mistakes without having to shame them. They are given second chances and encouraged to problem solve solutions. They are guided during this process.


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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted May 02, 2016
- a parent
I feel sorry for Stratford teachers. Many seem very dedicated, but management just abuses them until they leave (high turnover).

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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted May 02, 2016
- a parent
There are a lot of very dedicated teachers, but turnover is VERY high and support from management is non-existent.

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Stratford School
220 Kensington Way, Los Gatos, CA  95032
(408) 371-3020
Last modified Stratford School is a Private school that serves grades K-5
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