The teachers at this school have the potential to do great things, however, the principal and support specialists are not strong instructional leaders. The communication is lacking on what the students are doing curriculum wise in the classrooms. We moved from a school (across town) that provided us with weekly newsletters to be able have follow through with our children at home. The principal lacks social skills...not very warm.
This is a great school! Our Principal is a wonderful communicator and reaches out to both the parents and students.
We moved to S.Windsor/Eli Terry from a "10" rated greatschools.com elementary school based on word of mouth that S.Windsor has a great school system. Eli Terry is currently a "7" and it has to do with the leadership of the school. The principal is less than friendly and does not take the time to know each of the students at the school, and hides behind her office staff to communicate with parents. Parents state that the principal is a good principal, but honestly they have not experienced a principal that leads a "10" rated school.
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