First, I would like to say that in the beginning, the school was great. Great teacher, great environment. Then, I found the staff to be much less warm. I attempted to have a relationship, but found that to be impossible. I have been openly attacked by certain staff members. I'm also a bit upset that I, and others, have been told by staff members that when the final bell rings, anyone can pick up the child. Unless, of course, the person is late and has to go to the office. That is scary. Needless to say, we are no longer with this school. I found this while looking at schools in my area to check out the "rating". I'm fortunate that I was able to transfer out of this one with my child.
All three of my children have been through Mabel Paine each one of them uniquely different in regards to intelligence, personality, and ability. I must say that not only were they challenged to accomplish their very best but Mabel Paine also gave them a conviction to serve and give to their community and others in need, an awareness that we are responsible to contribute in a meaningful way to society and not just to gain wealth for ourselves. My children arel intelligent, well accomplished and giving individuals due to in part to the well balanced education they received at Mabel Paine.
We love Mabel Paine. Everybody is helpful and very professional. Both my kids are enrolled there and are excelling academicaly and are well rounded. The teachers are very dedicated. I volunteer in the classroom and ser their hatd work first hand. I love the fact that it's a small school and everybody works together for our children's success
This is a great school. The kids are really pushed to succeed. There is a lot of homework, even at the kindergarden level. However, they are really prepared for the next grade level.
I am not sure about the staff answering the phone here. The person I spoke to didn't seem to know a lot about the school.
3 kids on our street currently go to Mabel Paine. The homework sent home is a challenging and I am surprised about the content they are learning. It seems advanced to me but I am very happy with the progress. Good school.
My three children have gone to MP for years and I have watched this school slowly go downhill. Very sad....
I love this school. Great Teachers. Safe environment. The parking could use a little help, but overall very good.
My kids love this school. The classes are a good size and the teacher are great and truly are there to help the kids.
Mabel Paine is a GREAT little school and just received the Distinguished School Award this year! Next year is their 50th Anniversary as well! The principal is awesome, and really cares about ALL the students. She has made some great changes this year, her first year at MP, and the kids just love her! PTA is awesome also!! All around, it's a great school!! I am proud to say my kids go to Mabel Paine!
My son has been attending Mabel Paine since the first of the year 2009. He's made friends quickly and the overall demeanor of the school is great. The Boys and Girls Club onsite is excellent as well.
It's obvious we're a small school by size but I can guarantee that we're like a large family. I love that parents, teachers and staff work and play together. The students are all given the best opportunities.
Able Paine is awesome my boy Jacob was in Dianne McNalls class for 1st grade and he did exceptional due to the great ethics and love that Diann McNall practiced, my boy could not read when he entered her class, and within 2 weeks he could read great, thanks to her he is above average in all academics, please let her know she will be missed, and put credit where credit is due! Thanks and have a great Summer Dale, Jacob Gregory dad :-)
I am very happy with the parents and teachers at this school. Everyone is very friendly and helpful.
I absolutely love my kids going to this school. The parent involvement is great & the teachers are great. Mr. Mckernan was an excellent principal and sorry to see him leave.. Hope the next one is as involved as he was!
A nice school tucked away in a nice neighborhood. Small class sizes and lots of parent involvement a plus!
I'm very angry at this school for letting the students stay at the Esperanza site for whole year after the flood. I could not wait till this year was over. Needless to say my kid will be transfering out next year. I didn't think my kid got a proper attention from the teacher due to overcrowding of the classroom size.
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