Amazing opportunities for the students not offered at the other local schools. Fantastic teachers that really care about their students and want to see them succeed, while also loving them. A general sense of family here.
My daughter attends and overall we are very happy with her teachers and the program at Heard. My one complaint, they need to get rid of Dorothy Bland. She is one of the nastiest people I have met!!
ms satcher is one of the best. Coming from the number one state for education. I would easily, without doubt, list her amoung the best. Not only is she a wonderful teacher, but she cares about each student and goes out of her way to taylor the acedemics for each child.
We took our daughter out of a private school and placed her at Heard for financial reasons. We heard great things about Heard elementary- great principal. Well, the principal left and a new one came. It has been a long and trying year. My daughter is a straight "A" student but cries and says she wants to go back to her old school. The students are unruly and there is definately no comparison to a private school education so far. Also, my daughter has learned things that she really shouldn't at her age. I hope it gets better!
My grandchild has been going to heard since she was in the 1st grade. Her teachers Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Newsome are awesome teachers. If only heard could go through 12th grade. She would still be there. Please lets not forget about Mr. Heater the principle. He is the greatest
As this school year is coming to a close I am so glad that this was my choice for my children. I have hope again in public schools. Mrs. Molz is a great kindergarten teacher and Mrs. Odom is a great 2nd grade teacher. (if anyone was wondering)
After much deliberation between private and public school in Savannah, we decided to give Heard's Advance Learning Academy a try. I am so glad we did! My son is in Kindergarten this year and has loved every minute! I have been very pleased with his teacher and his progress this year. Heard offers strong academics as well as strong special subjects! Highly recommend! We are staying and looking forward to enrolling my second child in a few years!
This is my grandchildrens' first term at Heard, during the enrollement stage, I was very impressed with all of the faculty that I meet. Have only heard good comments and am looking for a good year so far Heard Elem. is four stars from granny.
Our daughter entered the magnet program in Kindergarten with Ms Blakewood and Ms Galins. She was fortunate to have Ms Burns as her First Grade teacher. The exposure that she had to education exceeded our expectations. She was introduced to violin, music, spanish, art, science, health and PE. She also was in the Gifted Education Program (GEP), where she further expanded her mind. We were thrilled with this school. Mr Heater is a great principal and was really engaged with the students. We will miss all the teachers and staff. They really had our little girl loving school. :-) Melany L
My child attended Heard for first and second grade. Ms. Kelly and Ms. Smith are wonderful, loving teachers who made my child's education exciting and challenging. I would recommend this school to any family locating to the Savannah area.
My child has been a student at Heard Elementary for the past three years. I believe that Heard Elementary is a good school academically. The parent-teacher assocition is strong and has a lot of support and the PTA's presence and the Principal's leadership shows all the way to the physical keeping of the school campus. I have seen teachers scoulding very angrily, or speaking to children in a deamining tone. I teach my children to respect others, and I believe that if teachers expect their students to respect them, they should respect the students as well.
Great School... Love the principal & teachers... data clerk is the best in savannah.... keep up the good work
I have two children in the magnate program at this school (2nd and 5th grade). The academic programs are excellent and well rounded. I have one child with special needs (speech and occupational therapy) and who is also
Great school and teachers. My child is currently in his first year and he is really growing academically. If I was staying in Savannah, this would be my school of choice for my children.
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