Alford is a great school with top notch teachers and staff. Couldn't ask for more!!
I have 2 kids at Alford now--my oldest is in 2nd grade and has been going to Alford since kindergarten, and my son just started kindergarten this fall. My kids and I like Alford. The teachers my kids have had have been great. The principal is really awesome, and the school makes a real effort to get parents involved and motivate kids to be their best. I got no complaints other than that I hear my son say he's watched a TV show there (I think possibly while waiting for the bus). I think tv--DESPITE being minimal and educational--has no place in a school. Otherwise, Alford does a great job. I gotta say, though: I'm surprised there haven't been any parent reviews since 2012. Where are all the Alford parents?!?!
Substandard special education program. One would think that with the funds this Title 1 school receives they would sufficient staff the Special Ed. department with trained and experienced personnel. One would also think that they would be interested in ensuring that their faculty follow the laws outlined in IDEA.
Alford is a wonderful school. The studnets, faculty, and parents are great!
Alford is an Excellent School. This is our second year in public school and we couldn't have picked a better school. The principal and staff as so supportive. The school has high expectations of the children and my children have adjusted very well. There is always someone to help when needed. They are very professional and my children are really learning. I am on the PTA board and I would definately like to see more parents get involved. Other than that, the school is GREAT!!!!
I am so excited about my involvement at Alford! I have both an upcoming 5th grader and 1st grader at Alford and my years here have been both challenging and rewarding! Throughout the challenging periods, Alford's administration have been supportive, instructive and honest, meaning as much as I would like to think my kids are angels all the time, I always was given the honest feedback needed to guarantee my child's success! Bravo to Alford's administration, teachers and parent center! The students have the best support to succeed!
J.A. Alford is a progressive and well balanced school, the teachers are of upmost proffesionalism and maintained an ongoing challenge on the students skills and learning abilities. My daughter is tough by Ms Nagy, has improve 200% in her reading abilities and her math skills are outstading. I considered moving, however this is an important factor I cannot oversee. Thank you to the staff and the school system for providing the envioroment and safety of Gwinnett Co. Schools.
Alford is a wonderful school I want to take time to thank Ms.Santulli and Ms.Konick they both provided my daughters Jasmine & Giselle with an excellent challenging school year and have taught them so much , I was always aware of all they needed improvement on ,They are both such caring sweet and positive teachers :) I am sad to leave this school my children will be attending another next year . Thanks to all the staff for making it a great school
I love the teachers that my daughters have had. They were all great!!
This school is really great, the teachers get to talk about their student's problems and deal with it above all other things. When I had a bad score on a test, the teachers would make sure that the whole class would review that skill together just so I could learn, and I exceeded enormously. The lunches are okay too, and they're reasonable. There's a school store there, so you can buy your missing supplies, but the prices have changed since the last time I was there. And everything else, well, they're okay. When something bad is found in this school, and teachers get concerned too greatly. Overall, this is an okay school for a student to go to, there's nothing to worry about, and the enviorment is safe.
I think Alford is a good school comparing it to the school my oldest attended last year well it doesn't measure up at all , the office staff are all too busy to help, the teachers we had this year were great they were exceptional in all ways my daughters learned many things thanks to them , if the school wouldn't put such importance to selling things and making money then it would be a little more relaxed environment . I only hope that friendliness will be a requirement next year ...
I think Alford is a GREAT school. The teachers are all very friendly and have great relationships with the kids. The administrators are great and do a wonderful job working with the kids and running the school. I was a little worried at first when my child started Alford because it was a brand new school and it picked up students from two underperforming schools, I was worried the education would lack. But this is a great bunch, everyone works great together. The scores are great and my child is getting an awesome education while enjoying her days ate school. I am very pleased. I do wish there were a little more extracurricular activities, especially ones to further challenge education talents along with sports and hobbies. Parents should also get more involved there, the door is open for them!
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