This school is awesome. Love the teachers, principal, office team and PTC group. Given the tight budget and bigger classroom size, the school is still be able to manage the students to excel. My two kids have been attending this school from K to 5th grade. The eldest one is now in an accelerated math at Alvarado Middle School. She still talks about her teachers at Pioneer and occassionally opens her yearbooks and smiles. My youngest one is attending 5th grade. She loves her teachers and classmates so much that she is not looking forward to moving to the middle school. To keep up the good work, parent involvement is very important as well. Instead of blaming the school system or better teachers leaving the school, participate and get involved in your kids' education. Keep up the good work! Pioneer!!!
My son attended Pioneer from Kinder to 5th and enjoyed his time there. It is not only an academically rich environment, thanks to the teachers, but a place where the students are nurtured which is the foundation for molding happy and successful children. My daughter currently attends Pioneer Elementary school. She comes home with so many stories to share of what she learned in each class! There is nothing better than to see the excitement in your child's eyes. Thank you Pioneer!
My son is now going to be a first grader and my second son will be a Kindergartener . During the first year at Pioneer for my eldest son, I thought it was great. We had Mrs. Olivo and she was amazingly wonderful. My son excelled so quickly in academics and I believe it had to do with how a teacher teaches. Im hoping that my second son will have her as well. The school itself if pretty good. Responsive to all my concerns and questions that I had through out the year, took are of my son when he was injured and notified me. Im hoping with the grant money that was awarded to NHUSD that the teachers will be taken cared of as well as the students. I never really appreciated the works of a teacher until my son was in school. They are the first ones besides us parents, who help your child grow in this world.
This school has been going downhill pretty fast and their better teachers have retired or left thus leaving the lesser ones. The chances of landing a teacher of any substance you have to be in the "in" group with the teachers - or just get to know where teachers push their kids through follow that path...but its slim. The class size is just too much for the kind of teachers they have left...goodluck...if you go here send your kids to afterschool tutoring you will be better off....this school is not going to help them
A great school and with many good teachers. Many experienced teachers who will work with you on many of your concerns. The school provides an enriching environment for learning.
This is a great school, it seems that my son is going to an international school very well diversified. Great Interaction between students and teacher. Teacher are very experienced. Students are very respectful.
Pioneer has been a great school for my son. The teachers and all staff have been wonderful. I really appreciate the immediate involvement between staff and parents if there are ever any concerns.
Overall this school is better than most. I like the fact that the music program still exists and the school faculty is big on safety . Some areas of improvement are more hands on learning in science (field trips included) and smaller class sizes. The teachers my son has had are receptive to my concerns about academics but can only do so much due to lack of teacher assistants.
The academic program seems good. My daughter started first grade and so far I think this school is good. Lot of after school extra curricular activities likes sports and music groups. Parents are encouraged to volunteer at school and take interest in their childs education growth.
The location of this school is great. The teachers are very friendly adn other staff is helpful.
Pioneer Elementary School in Union City is by far, the most wonderful learning environment for children in this Union City area. My kids have attended from K-5. The teachers are nurturing and challenging, the administration cares, the staff is diligent and the parent community (PTC) is dedicated and generous. One can tell that Pioneer students thrive in this school (and it's a public school at that!).
This is a great learning environment for young children. Encouraging! Motivating! Read this story, please. My son is in kindergarten. He learned when working with me on his science project, Electricity/ Static. On the presentation day, principal Stanley patiently talked with my son at the project site. Gave Sam chances to tell what he learned. From 'What is ...?','How ...?','What...?' to 'What if..?' From Sam's exciting face with confidence in presenting his project, I saw/ see a great school for our children. Pioneer!
Both my children have attended Pioneer Elementary School. It is an excellent school with extremely caring teachers and administrators. The principal knows each child individually and both my children have greatly benefitted from attending this school.
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