We have been very impressed with Daniel Webster school. It is a wonderful neighborhood school, with kits of parent involvement and dedicated teachers. We are so happy we have public school a chance. This is my son's second year here and it is amazing to see how much he is learning.
We love Daniel Webster. Overall this is a great school in all areas. Environment, Principal, teachers and PTA works together and makes a better place for the kids.
Webster Rocks! This year API increased again. it could reach the best in Pasadena very soon. My kids love to go to school every day and they have always talking about the new things they learn. Lots of learning takes place her. Best wishes for making successful kids!
It is a great school. My both kids are attending and I love the school environment and teacher dedication. it is a nice place for the kids and they love to go to school each and every day.
Daniel Webster is a wonderful school. The new principal has really stepped up to the plate and is dedicated. Amazing teachers, awesome PTA, wonderful parents.
I applaude this new principal. He inherited a mess from the former principal and is doing a great job with no resources what so ever. Our family is very impressed with the job he is accompishing and the quality of the teachers.Webater is a wonderful place for our children. Everyday they come home with wonderful stories about their 5th and first grade classrooms. We can not believe how much teaching takes palce in one day.
Webster is a great neighborhood school. Our 3rd and 5th grader have both been there since they were in kindergarten. The teachers are excellent and experienced. Our new principal is knowledgeable and collaborative. No school is perfect, but part of what makes ours great is parent involvement. In this budget climate, where vital programs have been stripped bare, our involved parents have stepped up to the plate. They created and found funding for our Art Loft and Science room. They manage class visits to these rooms, and clean up the mess afterwards so the teachers can teach. They fundraise tirelessly so our kids can have a library and PE. They put on fun events and bring in awesome enrichment programs. They make copies for teachers, help out in the office when it's short staffed, tend our garden, create the monthly calendar and manage our website. And they juggle busy jobs, caring for kids with special needs, other volunteer positions in the community and much more. If your kids go to public school these days, you've got to roll up your sleeves and be willing to help out. The principal and teachers at Webster welcome that attitude and the school is better for it.
I have been less than impressed with the school this year. From issues with the lack of a supervised playground, messages not relayed to the classroom resulting in my kindergartner waiting in the car pick up line for 45 minutes instead of being in the after school program, the principle who responded to an email regarding policy with snide comments about a child he thought was ours, but wasn't, and I can go on and on. The hard part is my child enjoys going to the school, but it could be so much more. Their website still has the old principles information on it. Calendars don't reflect free dress days or other events. Teacher listings are incomplete. Just a mess all around.
My child had a horrible teacher in second grade, who would sit on her chair for the majority of the day and assume that all of her 25+ students would learn everything on their own. She did not help any of her students, and even worst, she used to get annoyed when one of her students needed some help. She had no discipline, no love and no patience whatsoever. My child used to come home crying sometimes and telling me that his teacher says that she is annoyed by him. And this is only one of the things that he was complaining about. Laziest teacher ever, shows noooo enthusiasm for teaching. Could care less about her students. A big slob!!
This school is outstanding. Hoping we can achieve 900 . I know we can do it!!!! The sky is the limit at Webster. So many great things are happening all the time. My kids LOVE going to school here and have been nothing but happy.
Excellent Excellent School, just raised there API Score 66 points!! From a 783 to 848 and there intended goal may have been just 810. Second highest double digit increase in the Pasadena district. This achievement could be credited to the dedication of the Principal, the Teachers, the PTA, Parents, and especially the students. I've lived in Pasadena for 30yrs. Coming from a private school myself was very skeptical of the PUSD. But I'm seeing positive changes with parental involvement especially here which is encouraging. Its our second year here, with a Kinder and 1st grade student. Are kids are very happy! Many of the teachers have been there possible over 8 years or more. They are just so nice, repectable and very enriching to our kids. Thanks again Webster!!
This is a great school!!! My son loves to go to school. Teachers are really nice and well educated. I really appreciate the class teacher Ms.Watts. She is a best teacher in the school. I am sure other teachers are the same. Principal is excellent!! She spends a lot of time at the school working very hard to help the kids and make Webster a better school. PTA does a very good job in helping the school. Even the after school programs are much better than the other schools since I have heard other schools programs are not doing well like Webster. I love Webster being a great school for my kid!! Thanks a lot Webster.
With so many parents, a principal, and many teachers continually making such a great effort, Daniel Webster is destined to make it's mark in excellence.
This is my family's 4th year at Webster. I have one child in 3rd grade and another in Kindergarten. Webster is our neighborhood school, and we absolutely love it. It is a cozy, loving, exciting place where children are thriving. The academic curriculum is excellent, enrichment programs are multiplying every year, and parent participation continues to grow. The principal is amazing and welcomes parental involvement in every aspect of the school. We could not be happier with our wonderful little school.
I am 'only' a grandmother but I have taught in 3 different school districts ande 6 different schools. Webster deserves an A+++. My grandson is thriving in the first grade. The parents are really involved, whicvh makes all the difference in the success of a school.
I actually grew up in the Pasadena area and went to private school. When my husband suggested to go public for our child, I was really hesitant. After taking a look at both public and private schools, we found a home at Webster. My son is now a 2nd grader and loves his school and teachers. This is truly a neighborhood school where parents, teachers, staff and children know and watch out for one another.
I am a parent of a kindergartner. I have been very pleased with the school, principal, teachers and PTA. Daniel Webster has made the transition into school an easy & pleasant one and my child loves school.
Webster is a great school. The teachers are very friendly and personal with the students and parents. Wouldn't put my kids to any other school. Lots of parents involvement. Totally recommend Webster to anyone with kids within the age group.
I would like to let everyone know that Webster Elementary School is great. The dedication of the principle Mrs. Lefler, and the teachers is amazing. The staff is very caring, and we are a family at Webster. My two oldest children have attended Webster and now my youngest is attending. She loves her teacher and is learning a lot. It definitely is a great foundation for all children.
I know that all public schools are always under a microscope rightfully so. Please take your time to look at this school. Talk to the many parents that are always there volunteering for one thing or another. Please call on Mrs.Lefler, the principle she will answer. Your child's teacher will have the time to talk to you. Concerns about where the funding is going? Please talk to our PTA and Student Site Council. There is no school that is perfect but with parent involvement it can become pretty close. The API score can only improve by having more parent involvement at home because the teachers here perform wonderfully!
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