This is quite possibly the worst school I've ever seen. First the school itself is run down and reminds me of a prison. Second, the staff...oh so horrible. The principle has no clue how to communicate in the digital world. While there are the few teachers that really try, there are some that just don't care and are so aloof they are just there trying to collect a pension. The school has no PTO, no idea how to communicate to the parents and an inability to post a schedule of events anywhere. Often times they give 2-3 days notice of upcoming events. While that may be fine for the welfare recipients around the school, those of us that work and have children that are forced to go to that school because of crazy district boundaries suffer. The after school program was teaching my children how to write graffiti and other gang related material. They also refuse to allow the children time to do homework and act as if nothing is wrong. I recommend you find another school for your children if they are forced to go to this one.
I am a former EGUSD employee and am appalled by the unprofessional actions of the classified staff to share unfounded truths about a student's family. Parents watch what you say to them because of their apparent confidential issues.
I LOVE this school. They have helped my children with some learning set backs and have gotten them to the level they need to be at. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The principle and vice principle are right on top of everything. My children love their Teachers and love going to school. (how many parents can say that?!) lol. Keep up the Great Work!
Terrible school with a total bully problem. The teachers refuse to do anything because it's a race issue. Kids are kids and they need to be taught that what they're doing is absolutely not okay and that no child should ever feel so threatened at school that they can't even go to the bathroom. Children should never have to feel stress like that.
Very unorganized school, with no disciplince actions. Im a mom to a student at this school he has been threatened, by students a few times and the office staff did nothing. I highly dont reccomend this school .
My daughter just started Kindergarten at John Reith and I'm already really pleased! Her teacher is awesome and the school staff seem to be really friendly. I believe my daughter's educational experience will be great at John Reith.
i love this school so much! on all of them it should be 5 not 4 or 3 5 so please i dont want to say my name.
My daughter has attended John Reith for 3 years, and I have been pleased with her educational experience. The principal and the Vice-Principal are very involved in making sure that the school is run properly. I would recommend this school.
My daughter has been a student there for five years. The experience has been great. If I have questions about anything the teachers and administration are timely with the answers. The school doesn't have a large budget to work with but they sure make the most of it and parent involvement is always encouraged.
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