We pulled our son from this school within 1 month of attending. We were lied to, things were never followed thru on~ it was a terrible experience...
got 2 kids there and all teachers and people who work there are really commited to help my kids to learn , we feel so blessed to have our kids here
I think most of the teachers at this school are above average or excellent. I think the principal is too inexperienced. You can't expect parents or staff to support you if you are unable to listen to valid, constructive criticism without getting vindicative. And she can be quite vindictive despite her fake smile. Does anyone else notice that there were an awful lot of 5 star reviews posted on Feb 1, 2011? I wish this school the best.
I can only speak to the Kindergarten here as my daughter started in September 2011. Her teacher has been there 20 years and she has made the experience wonderful. My daughter has honed her reading, writing, and math skills far above what I would expect of a five year old. I also really like that the stay at home parents are so willing to volunteer in the classroom as both I and my husband have to work - a big thank you to them!! The class is multicultural, with Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Farsi, and Spanish being spoken by the different children. Being exposed to this many cultures without having to travel is amazing and very educational for the children. I think this is a great school.
Doyle Elementary has been a wonderful school for both my daughter who graduated three years ago and my son who is graduating from fifth grade this year. We have been at Doyle now since 2005 when my son started in Kindergarten and we're going to miss all the great teachers, staff, Librarian, Mr. Saipe and Ms. Moore! It's an excellent school with dedicated teachers, vice principal and principal. Doyle has a wonderfully diverse population of students. My children have loved getting to know other children from all over the world and learning new cultures. Doyle is also part of the UC Cluster of schools and the parent involvement is fantastic!
Both of my Children attend Doyle Elementary, we move a lot do to my job. I have to say that is school is one of the best schools in the state. Mrs. Vincent and Mr. Deadrick are wonderful teachers. My daughter Shianne 3rd grade LOVES Mrs. Vincent. My wife and i attend all of the schools events and she works hard with Shianne as we just moved here in January and she and Mrs. Vincent has gone out of her way to help Shianne and we just love her. Mr. Deadrick 5th grade is my son Stephens teacher and my son tells me "he is Cool" and both teachers make learning fun. The office staff are wonderful and so helpful. Stephens and Shianne teachers both helped us with field trips do to me being out of work. This is a GREAT SCHOOL!!!
We have been very pleased with this school over the last 5 years. We've two children attending this school. From the Principal Mrs.moore to the Vice Principal Mr.Saipe to the teachers and supporting staff , this school is very dedicated toward educating its Students. In addition, the parent participation is outstanding as well. It is truly a safe and wonderful environment with a lot of spirited and great teachers.
Doyle Elementary is a school that feels like a true extended family. This school has a wonderful Principal Mrs. Moore and a Dedicated, Enthusiastic, Innovative, Very Motivated and Caring Vice Principal Mr.Saipe. His Enthusiasm and Dedication has a Great effect On all Students, teachers And staff as well.But also an amazingly dedicated Parent body And Volunteers who will go out of their way to help the school in any way possible. Many of these parents manage to find the time and energy to help, despite their jobs and other commitments.
My daughter is finishing her 5th grade at Doyle Elementary School. Overall, we are very happy with the school principal and Vice Principal there enthusiasm and dedication has a great effect on us to be part of a beter school. We really like her teachers too. I agree with another parent that said the school has a very good program and up to date renovated class room and teaching equipments.
We love this school. The teachers are awsome and we consider it to be the best school ever for us, Our Son now in middle school. But this year we came back to Doyle again for our daughter in kindergarten. The teacheres, staff, vice principal and principal work always closely as a team with all students and they are too involved in every aspect to keep all students on track...
I Agree Doyle Elementary Is a Great school in a great community. It is all about involvements and dedication. This school has it all. Good teachers, good supporting staff, and good management team. The school has a very good program and up to date renovated classrooms, and teaching equipments. Way To Go Dolphins. :-)
I'm a Grandma involved in my grandchildren's lives and there education journey so I'm often at Doyle Elementary School. Staff, Teachers,and Volunteers doing an excellant job. This has to be one of the best Elementary Schools in San Diego.
I am a parent of a 4 th grader. This year has been better than last. The classes are quite crowded and my daugher's enthusiastic teacher has been taxed but resilient. My major concern is the parking lot and circular drive which is a dangerous area when school lets out, especially when a school bus insists on plowing through. The children and families are poorly supervised upon exit and this is a disaster waiting to happen. The small school was not designed for buses. The teacher to student ratio is excessive. While on the other hand, the education is good, the teachers attentive and the student body quite ethnically diverse although there are few African American families.
A satisfactory school if your child is lucky enough to get one of the good teachers. New management is not responsive to many parents concerns. No room for any different styles of learning. Large school with great diversity but because of the transient population (lots of student parents) not much parental involvement. Like a lot of schools these days Doyle is more concerned with test scores so the focus is on getting the children to pass tests and not on educating them.
I used to perceive the Doyle teachers and staff as kind people doing fairly well within a somewhat flawed system, but I have lost sympathy with them over the years as they slowly kill my son's love of learning. If your child precisely fits their mold, he/she will do well, but if your child has any personality or cultural differences such that some creativity or personal attention is required in order for your child to thrive, good luck. Most of the teachers at Doyle seem to have a very limited repertoire of teaching skills, and the support/supervision they receive is inadequate.
DOYLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HAS PROVED TO BE JUST AS FINE, OR EVEN BETTER THAN A "BLUE RIBBON" SCHOOL " MY DAUGHTER ATTENDED IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA. THE PRINCIPAL AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL ARE EXCELLENT, THE TEACHERS AMAZING, AND THE OFFICE STAFF A PLEASURE TO DEAL WITH. MOST IMPORTANTLY MY DAUGHTER DID EXTRAORDINARILY WELL IN HER SCHOLASTIC WORK AND COMES OUT OF SCHOOL EVERY DAY WITH A GREAT BIG SMILE.......KUDOS TO DOYLE ELEMENTARY, AND A SPECIAL THANKS!!!!!
PROS: The location, demographics, and parents are all terrific. There is a lot of communication, friendships, and support outside of the school too. There are many superstars amongst the teaching staff and administration. CONS: 'Under new management.' For 2009/2010 the school has changed its top level management. The school leadership is squirrely and unpredictable. I think Doyle is more of a gamble than other nearby schools, particularly if you're choicing.
This was a great school.. Key word being WAS. New administration is running this school into the ground. Seems to be very inexperienced and it shows through choices being made.
Doyle is an excellent school. There is a very diverse population of students from all around the Globe. Activities such as the International Festival promotes tolerance and understanding of different cultures and ethnicities which is an integral part of education. My child is in 4th grade and since we first enrolled in 1st grade, our interactions with the teachers and faculty have been superb. We have seen a change in Administration, but feel it is a positive change. Our new Vice Principal has done an outstanding job so far in this school year with promoting traffic safety, interacting with the students & parents, hosting monthly coffees, revamping the school website and hosting webinars. And this is only his 1st year here! Creating a wholesome educational experience is the responsibility of - not only the school - but the entire community including parents. I strongly feel that Doyle is an EXCELLENT school!
We are new to Doyle this year and feel confident in the teachers and administration. The International Festival was a great event celebrating the wonderful diversity at the school. This is an excellent school!
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