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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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Garden Road Elementary School 1

Posted February 11, 2016
- a parent
I'm not loving the school :( The principal is not helpful at all with complaints and says she just can't do anything about anything. Well than I don't see why they even have a principal. Most teachers in the district can't stand the principal... that says a lot! They had lice in a class and the school nurse sent the child back in the classroom. PUSD requires that the child be sent home. The principal was not concerned (like usual). Kindergarten teachers are unimpressive and harsh. There is a new kindergarten teacher that I don't know much about who seems softer than the other two so I can't say anything about her. 1st grade the only good teacher is Mrs. Vella I've heard the others are harsh. Homework for kindergarten is way too much. LOTS of negative reinforcement in the classrooms- not a positive environment. Teacher names calls kids "preschool babies" when they cry. Shame is a big problem at this school!!! The principal and helper stands out front of school shaming everyone when they are late. I've heard from MANY parents their two bigs issues are shame and bullying is a problem too (although I haven't experience that) Fun runs don't encourage kids to drink water. This school is not filled with love which is sad because it's a beautiful school.

Garden Road Elementary School 5

Posted October 14, 2015
- a parent
We love this school. It is a small school with Great staff! I'm so glad we moved here.


Garden Road Elementary School 3

Posted February 08, 2012
- a parent
My son attended Garden Road for Kinder and the first half of 1st Grade. His Kindergarten teacher was abrasive and admittedly yelled at the children. She tended to label children who were bored as "bad" and treat them as such, so my very active and bored child was treated with bias. There was also a lot of bullying at the school. My son was pushed and kicked while on the ground. He was punched. He was spit on, his food stolen, called names by one other child in particular. After many weeks of this going on, the school finally did something to help stop it, but it took me constantly barraging the principal with phone calls. His teacher did absolutely nothing about it until she was told to do so by the principal. As for 1st Grade, his teacher was a dream come true. She was compassionate towards ALL the children. She was excited about teaching and seeing the kids learn. She even realized that my son needed something extra and recommended him for a special program at the school so that he would be able to have more direct one-on-one time with a teacher and learn skills that would support him in his school career.

Garden Road Elementary School
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Posted September 16, 2009
- a parent
The pepp and kinder programs are great!

Garden Road Elementary School 5

Posted December 11, 2008
- a parent
This school is great from the staff to the students I couldn't ask for more. The teachers are so dedicated the children always come first always have lots of great activities going on and they make learning fun! Great educational environment!!


Garden Road Elementary School 4

Posted January 29, 2006
- a parent
Nice neighborhood school feel. Very caring staff. Parental involovement is high and extra programs are great.

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Garden Road Elementary School
14614 Garden Road, Poway, CA  92064-5299
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. (858) 748-0230
Last modified Garden Road Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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