Horrible administration and staff. The teacher aides treat the kids really poorly, and the front office staff is rude. Seems like my child has learned more from the homework given on the computer, than from the actual teachers.
Best school in Murrieta! Parents are so involved, teachers really care and the Administration is great. I can tell that the bad reviews are from parents who rarely step foot on campus and definitely are not on the PTA. IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR KIDS EDUCATION YOU MUST INVEST IN THEM!
My son loves his teachers and it's easy to get him to go to school so far, he has had wonderful 1st and 2nd grade teachers...We've enjoyed it so far...good job guys!! Looking forward to 3rd grade, this school is one of the rasons we are staying put.
My child has been here for over two years and if I could transfer out of my area I would. This school has some teachers that have no patience and should not be teaching, the traffic is ridiculous!! They have a lot of issues with bullying and they look the other way and do nothing about it. It's really sad to me the hiring practice of teachers. This school seems to hire anyone. The front office staff is the rudest I have ever seen. Maybe if the ladies in the front put down their starbucks they could attend to parents without being rude. I dread going in there. From what I hear the school was good when it opened but now has lowered it's standards. I have yet to see my child who is very intellegent be challanged. I cannot wait for my son to be out of here. Mrs. Aves in K is the only good teacher here.
My children have attended AHES since it opened in 2005. We have had nothing but positive experiences and continue to love staff, teachers, students and families. As one reviewer stated before: Antelope Hills is a HOME! They have high standards, and they provide the love and support necessary to attain them.
The school is ok. What I dont like is the front office ladys when you come in with blond short hair she is rude and she needs to go. I dread coming into the office and seeing her. Many of us parents feel her attitude is not representative of the school...Ps its not Patti she is great. Traffic is terrible and they need better organization when school is starting and ending.
Antelope is a great school with a warm and caring environment. Lots of parental involvement make it a top notch school.
My children have gone to this school for 1 1/2 years. When they began attending the school was good, it was a little hard, but that made them work harder. This next year the teacher for my oldest daughter is horrible. She has asked us to going into the school a couple of times. 1st time was for the report card review, she came right out and told us that my daughter lacked focus, but not to worry because there were great drugs out there to keep children focused. WOW, a teacher that has a doctors degree and knows if my child needs ADD drugs. 2nd time we were called in was because she was calling my daughter a liar. She did not believe the stories that she was telling in class. It was a shock to the teacher to learn that everything my daughter told her was true, she has travelled a lot, she does have friends all over the place, she does have a kids car, she goes on vacation every year to FL. Parents bring their dogs on campus all the time, it is not allowed, but he vice principle does nothing about it. They give awards to every kid to make them feel good. I am so happy to have my kids out of this school at the end of the year of 2011.
AHES is a home. It's a place that kids feels safe and loved, parents feel important and wanted, and teachers feel validated and appreciated. We have exceptional educational programs and strive to meet the needs of every student. I am one of the luckiest people I know because not only am I a teacher at AHES, but I am also a parent!
The teachers there are fantastic. The whole staff is amazing. My boys are older but when Antelope Hills opened the teachers that moved to the new school were many of the teachers my boys had. I will be forever blessed by not just the education my boys received but the compassion with which they were taught. Thank you to all the teachers and the staff that helps run such an awesome program.
I love antelope hills for many reasons! We moved from the oc a year ago, and have never regretted the decision. The staff is outstanding and you can see how much they love the students- there is a very family aptmosphere surrounding this school. I also love the after school programs offerred in partnership with the local high school. AHES is a wonderful place for all involved!
I love Antelope hills so much. We opened the school with my daughter in kindergarten. She is now in 4th grade and my son has her kindergarten teacher. We love the teachers, the parents, the programs....everything.
Antelope Hills is a high caliber school. The teachers are so dedicated, kind and helpful to students of every ability level. The support staff is great and we are delighted to have our son at such an exceptional school! So far, we have had such a positive experience in kindergarten and first grade and look forward to the next 4 years.
Excellant teacher communication, strategic planning and creativity. The school really goes above and beyond to assist students in excelling in the classroom. Overall mission is to have ever kid go above the mean. I would recommend highly!!
I have to say that I LOVE this school! We recently moved from orange county and a great school, so I was nervous to leave that behind, but I am so pleased with Antelope Hills in every area. The teachers are wonderful, the administration was so kind and helpful, and I am impressed with the many activities and family- like aptmosphere that surrounds the school. I would recommend it to anyone looking to move to the area, and am thankful to have found it!
I will cut through the difference between the 5 star/1 star ratings. Teachers are good overall, some are great. The shortcomming is administration. The principle and vice have facilitated 'game playing and politics' among the teachers. Any time you allow irrelevent issues such as tenior, relationships, or who is liked, to override skill, it is bad news. Administration should be above this, not part of it. This is not a teachers social club, and administrators should ensure teachers are professionals, not act like high school students 'with them'. Should an administrator EVER tolerate a teacher knowingly making fun of her students to other teachers? NO. I like the school and am going out of my way to keep my kids in it. The principle/vice need to grow up and get control of their teachers. The 1 star reviewer probably had interaction with administation. Please replace admin & all will be good.
I was really shocked that someone would think that the leadership was invisible as well! We see both administrators all around campus, at PTA meetings and all events. Very odd that this parent saw things so differently. But our family has been incredibly happy. We've been here since the opening and our daughter has loved her teachers and excelled academically and socially. We love that she has had the opportunity to be involved in after school programs like choir, chess, spanish and dance. She is receiving a high-standards education and being nutured at the same time. We could not be happier!
We transfered here from a California Distinguished school ina different area, so I was skeptical. To my surprise, I am so pleased with this school. My 3 children have improved so much in all areas thanks to the dedication of the teachers and staff. One teacher even provided after school tutoring for one child. All of my children received aftterschool help with reading which was very productive. My children have also done very well socially, I can't say enough about this school. All this improvement without outrageous amounts of homework!
Excellent school! I do not understand why someone on 9/6/07 would say the leadership is invisible?? Was this parent on campus at all?? I see just the opposite! The principal is wonderful--she is very often walking around campus, visiting classrooms, chatting with students. She is very friendly and approachable. I have seen the AP out on campus and even on the playground playing with the kids. He has created a great after school program that has become a favorite among parents and kids. Music, art, PE, all kinds of activities offered during their Explorer Seminars--never seen anything like it. The teachers do a great job--in all of our years here we have found them to be professional and caring. We wouldn't go anywhere else.
I love this school! My triplet girls are in kindergarten and look forward to everyday. We are in winter break right now and they are really missing it. Mrs. Walter's is so great and so organized. I can't believe my girls are already reading! This school encourages parent involvement, which I love. My husband and I appreciate the once a week we get to spend in the class room. I would recommend this school to all of my closest friends!
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