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Quail Run Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 729 students

 
 

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Posted October 24, 2013

Great school lots of parent involvement this is our 2nd year we have 1 in prek and one in 1st grade
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2013

Absolutely love this school. Both my children went here all the way through elementary school. It had a great staff and the most parent involvement of any school in the area! What a great elementary school experience we had!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2012

My son and eldest daughter went here. Now my youngest daughter is here and the quality of the school has gone downhill. There is NO discipline in this school. The kids are allowed to run roughshod over the administrators and teachers. The lunchroom is chaotic and loud. I stopped having lunch with my daughter because you can't even talk to your kid because the screaming and yelling, all with the Principal in there. I can't wait till my daughter goes to middle school and I don't have to come here anymore. The sugary sweetness of the admins betrays the morale of this school. The staff is miserable here, as are the kids it seems. It isn't a very helpful learning environment when there is no consequences to actions. When my older kids went here there were more strict Principals that would not allow the shenanigans that go on now. Punishment was expected for bad behavior. There are no longer silent lunch tables in the lunch room for the more obnoxious rule violators. Heavens! We may hurt someone's feelings by showing good order and discipline. I bet the test scores go down at this school. The learning environment is too distracting, and miserable teachers equals a school in decline
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2011

I luv Quail Run, Mrs. Hambrick is such a great treacher, Im pleased with my sons education, so many activities for parents to get involved, is a high quality school even though is public. I will miss this school!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2011

My wife just wrote a review but I have to say, Qual Run Elementary school is outstanding, the quality of education is remarkable, I was extremently concentrated at work on my daily basis because I knew my son was having an amazing education with Mrs. Hambrick, she is an amazing teacher, leadership, parent involvement is A+
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 2, 2011

I have had children in Quail Run Elementary for six years. I have been VERY pleased with our experience here. Infact, it was one of the top reasons we bought our home in this area. The leadership honestly cares about the students. The staff welcomes parents warmly, and parent support is massive. I would like to comment to one of the negative reviews. My son has had a terrific experience in Mrs. Donna Smith's third grade classroom. I am sorry that another parent/child felt otherwise. I had read this review and was nervous to hear my son had been assigned to her classroom. But my fears quickly changed to a grateful excitement that he was in her care. The night before "greet the teachers" she personally called our home to welcome us and introduce herself - never had that happen before! She has required consistent nightly reading and homework. And my son has risen to her terrific expectations. She explains in writing why the student missed any points on assignments and models the right way, to help the student learn. I have rarely seen such a devoted teacher. No school is perfect, but we have been very happy to send our children here! :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 24, 2010

Both of my grandchildren have attended Quail Run. They have been well educated and enjoy going to school.


Posted August 5, 2010

i went to quail run and the teachers are awesome!!!!! they had enough teaching and enough breaks.... The bullying was handeled well!!!! The ethnicity was great... your child will fit in great no matter what grade they're coming from!!!!


Posted June 18, 2010

I would like to comment on the post from June 12, 2010. Donna Smith is a fabulous teacher! She is patient, committed to her students, and creates a wonderful classroom environment. My daughter had Mrs. Smith in Pre-K and loved her class!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2010

My son's experience in Donna Smith's 3rd Grade class was profoundly damaging to him. She allowed him to be picked on, refused to give him appropriate accomodations and made his life as miserable as possible every day of the school year. She would promise to take appropriate action, but then not follow through.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 25, 2010

my kid got great education at QRE. He has great teachers and good classmate. All of the staff does great jobs to make sure the kids have fun and safe learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2010

Seems like all schools these day teach to one thing only and that is the state standardized test ie in georgia the crct...What happen to teaching subject matter and letting the chips fall.....Rate 2
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 11, 2009

If you had bothered to check the curriculm for the entire state of Georgia, you would know that all third graders learn the same information! You make it sound like only Quail Run Elementary is the only school where the students learn about these famous americans. Each grade level learns about different historical figures in different historical periods. Check your facts!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 22, 2009

I was very displeased with my child's education at this school. The given curriculum was augmented with other outside learning that I find very disturbing. For instance, the third graders had to learn about famous people in American history. It turns out that these famous people are limited to women and minorities (Thurgood Marshall, Susan B. Anthony, Cesar Chavez, etc. etc.) While no one is discounting the important contributions these people have made to our society, and no one is discounting the importing contributions these people have made, I find it highly suspect that they are not learning about other activists or important people in contemporary American History -- Ralph Nader, Upton Sinclair, Dr. Jonas Salk, Steve Wozniak, Neil Armstrong. I find this as reverse discrimination and we're teaching our young children to hold these activists in higher esteem than some of our Presidents? What has this world come to?


Posted November 11, 2008

My kids got a great education while they were at Quail Run. All of the staff does what ever they can to make sure the kids have fun and safe learning environment.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2007

They helped my son go from special education in elementary school to taking AP classes in High School.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 25, 2006

Awesome school. My son went to QRE from 2nd grade through 5th, and he loved this school. His grades improved with each year, and he had the greatest teachers one could ask for. The Administration, faculty and staff are the best in the county. The lunchroom staff are welcoming and friendly too. It is just an amazing, incredible school and I am so happy my son was lucky enough to be a Quail Run Cub. Dr Rizer and Dr Thomas are the best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2006

Quail Run is a great school. It has one of the highest parent involvement of schools in Houston County. I haven't found a teacher that wasn't a good one. I wouldn't want my children to go to any other Elementary school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 30, 2006

The school is very student and parent oriented. The administration is involved in the daily events of the school. The principal and vice know most of the children by name and are very visible throughout the day. Great School!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 7, 2004

I was very displeased with my child's experience at this school. The given curriculum was addressed using only traditional teacher techniques which didn't allow for critical thinking from students. If you expect a progressive approach to your child's learning, I suggest you conference with the administration to find a teacher that is willing to try new approaches. It is more important that my child learns to think and problem solve, not just pass a test or design something cute for the hallway. Meaningful instruction develops successful students.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

92 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

93 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
97%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

92 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
97%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

102 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
97%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

102 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
99%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

102 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
100%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
96%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
97%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
96%

2010

 
 
98%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
94%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

111 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
95%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
99%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
97%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
96%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

96 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

109 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
99%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
98%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
100%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
95%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

108 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
97%

2010

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

104 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
97%

2009

 
 
98%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 56% 44%
Black 24% 37%
Hispanic 8% 12%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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