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Acacia Elementary School5
Posted July 16, 2013
- a parent
My children have attended this school for four years and we could not be more impressed with the academics, teachers, art and music it provides. The teaching staff has excellent teamwork and the students benefit daily from their well prepared content units.
My son has had a wonderful experience at Acacia. The teachers truly care about each student. He loves going to school everyday to learn something new and to play with his friends. I love that the staff is using technology in the classroom such as iPods to engage students in new and innovative ways to learn. I applaud the staff and students in making this a great school.
This school fulfils all the criteria for a great school. Special mention must go to the staff and the principal all of whom work tirelessly to raise this school up to head and shoulders above anything we have previously experienced. I am from England and we would be proud to have a school of this calibre in our locality in England. The warmth and inclusiveness of the staff and the persistence in getting each child to reach his or her potential cannot be overstated. The lessons are well thought out and well followed through. Our two Grandsons are achieving all that we could hope for, well done to all concerned.
I have had one of my children go through Acacia (starting in 4th grade) who is now at Redwood; and my other since Kindergarten (now in 3rd). Acacia has excellent teachers, an involved principal, and caring parents/PTA. While impacted by state budget cuts -- still offers art, music, etc. in part due to PTA involvement.I have had my children in both private and now public school in the area, and believe that the teachers are better at this particular public school. We have been very happy as an Acacia family!
My daughter has loved her 4 years so far at Acacia. Her teachers are always available, are dedicated and very knowledgeable about the curriculum and my child's needs. My daughter is challenged and encouraged to reach outside of the box. She loves the chorus program, her teachers and going to school.
The kindergarten class on the Horizon Hills campus (offered by Acacia)is an excellent developmental program! It has taught us a lot about how important and special parental involvement is in our child's educational life. Ms Tina Lorch teaches in a way that inspires the kids to want to know more, and has helped instill a natural curiosity and passion for learning that my child will carry on throughout life. We believe this truly amazing kindergarten class has offered our child the best educational opportunity and has helped us as parents to be a part of it. It is critical to keep programs like this around because they work!