Once again Imagine Charter @ north Lauderdale is under new management. Ms Dahl was not able to move the school forward to receive a better grade and the 'F' remains. With a new principal, new assistant administrators, and very few faces from which the student body can identify, morale is low. The staff is staying long hours in an attempt to learn strategies which will bring success to the student's test scores. For their sake and the sake of the students I hope there is improvement. I also hope that it will be determined by someone that the course that the school took two years ago, (discouraging, not giving contracts to teachers of color was not the the path to take. Children need to see themselves in the adults who model for them.
I am very proud to be a part of the Imagine School of North Lauderdale. The staff is committed to providing academic and character education to the student body. The school has a leader, Ms. Dahl, principal, whose 35 years of experience with the Broward Public schools has helped ISNL build on it's strenghs and identify it's weadness. Ms. Dahl spent many years as a principal and is well-known for her ability to turn schools around. We are looking forward to the 2009-2010 school year. There are many activities planned for the students. Take the time to view our brochure and call the school for the Principal's tour. You will be pleasantly surprised.
With a new principal this school seem to be going in the right direction. Hope they ca raise the grade this year
I totally agree that the school has taken a 360 degree turn. I visited the school and the principal was very inviting. She was not locked in the office. She gave my husband and I a tour and what her newe expectations for the school were. I am proud of Imagine Charter School at North Lauderdale. Yes! I reenrolled my two children. I have total confidence in the school and the new principal
This is a great school. I am happy with my child's teacher. I think the curriculum is wonderful. My child is in kindergarten and is reading at the 1st Grade level. The new principal is also doing a great job.
Imagine Charter School is now have a new principal. School discipline has made a 360 degree turn. Teachers are not afraid to implement new ideas and are ready to teach our students. The schools atmosphere is much better. The principal comes with over 35 plus years of experience from Broward County Public Schools. Her goal is to better the school, teachers and the students. Imagine Charter School is one of the best CHARTER schools in South Florida. I highly recoomend that you come take a campus tour with the new principal. This will be the place you will want to enroll your child. The school service K thru 8 grade. Come check the school out and the new going on's.
Under new management! With the new principal in place, this school is doing bigger and better things! It can only go up from here.
If I could rate this school any lower I would. Once again, this schoo is an 'F'. It's really sad to see the school go backwards. The change in administration was not good for the school. The Principal is afraid of the staff and parents. She won't return calls and sits in her office all day. This is the wrong school to send your child if you're interested in your child learning anything.
This school really need alot of changes teachers cannot control the kids it's ashame beofre school starts and at dismissal how they behave.
The school is horrible!!! There is no administration and the principal sits around and does nothing to control the bad asses in the middle school! It should just be an elementary school because they have kids in the middle school who should be in some kind of alternative program. Do not send your kid there!!! Broward County has so many more great schools that you can choose from so don' make the mistake of thinking that your child is going to receive top quality...Because you'd be kiddingyourself and doing them a grave injustice! My child came home everyday with something negative to talk about. The teachers don't teach as much because they are dealing with having to deal with so many behavior issues! Its ridiculous! take my word, don't let your child be another dollar sign for that school!!!!
The teacher quality is a huge concern, there is no leadership and the kids are left to fend for themselves. If you want to avoid worry, chaos and frustration, DO not consider this school.
I am extremely disappointed with this school and the quality, or lack there of, of educational leadership. Do your kids a favor, do your homework and look else where for a better quality school.
My children started at the school this year and I am very much disappointed with how the school is being handled, the principal has no tack and the teachers there does not seem to care about the students at all, this school needs to be closed they are only concerned about the funding period
This school was horrible. There was absolutely no control over the children- even during class hours. The whole school just runs amuck all day. That would explain why they are an F school.
The school is very disorganized. It has no discipline and no communication for the parents. I do not feel safe with my daughter at this school. The corporation is out for themselves and not our kids.
Behavior problems have increased this past year with police having to be called more than 5 times so far. The teachers have been very helpfull. I wish I could say the same for the administration.
This school is not safe. Students are in danger on a daily basis. Administration blames teachers for all problems at the school. Teachers are nervous due to lack of security and because the school is run more like a business rather than a school. Quotas are maintained to keep funding and violent students are allowed to remain with little or no consequences. When teachers try to get help they are backlashed with threats of termination. The principal recently quit and the school is a sinking ship. Students with 'D's and 'F's are brought in to the school due to maintaining quotas and it drives out the good students. These students with low grades have behavior problems and no other school wants them but Chancellor accepts them because the more students they get the more funding they receive. The school is in the corner of a parking lot and they have no grass field for students for extra curricular activities. Recently the school expanded to include a middle school which is under staffed. Next year they are adding an eighth grade. The facility is too small to handle the number of students which exist currently and the increase next year. Teachers are leaving in droves and not returning because administration allows people in positions of authority with known alcohol problems to maintain these positions and treat teachers and students with extreme disrespect.
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