This is a great teacher parent communication school. You are constantly updated and informed on what is going on with your child. We are blessed with exceptional teachers who not only show our kids how important they are but they live every moment on those school grounds as if our kids are the most important. That I find is rare and can be seen on every childs face when you ask them about there teachers, they love them, maybe not all the time but most of the time if they loved them all the time Id have to wonder ha ha ha. This school is great because it is the home away from home that every child deserves. Face it 10 months out of the year our children spend at school, these teachers have them more during the day then we as parents do. They are as much a mom or dad to our kids in the sense they are correcting them teaching them encourageing them just like we as parents do at home. I couldn't ask for a better home away from home for my kids than Onahan and its amazing staff.
Onahan teachers really care about there students and want them to do well. They are really on top of communicating with the parents.
I have had my children in this school since First Grade. The teachers are excellent and they have great sports programs for the 6-8 Grades. Namely Volleyball, Track & Field, Basketball, Flag Football, and Cheer-leading. The principal is good and goes to many of the school events. The school is in great shape and they just got a new outdoor track. They have two playgrounds, one for the younger children and one for the older ones. Everyone is doing a fine job, keep up the good work.
Onahan is the perfect fit for my children. The wonderful staff keeps in touch with the parents. They go out of their way to find ways to teach our kids. The math and science programs are wonderful. My children love doing their homework and putting extra effort into everything they do. Onahan is a great school in the community which holds events throughout the year for both young and old alike. The school really reaches out to the parents to stay involved with their kids on all levels. The principal and her staff always are available for any questions or comments. They take great pride in teaching our children to be America's future.
The teachers are well trained and know our children well. With over 600 children in the school it is very nice to see that the children are know by the office and lunch room staff as well as the teachers. The PTA is very active. My kids enjoy going to school. They are learning a lot and interested in working hard at their studies.
The teachers are excellent. They care about our children and do anything for them. The school has high standards and expectations of our children. My oldest child graduated from Onahan very prepared for her high school honors classes. My younger children love to go to school everyday. Onahan is a safe and happy community.
This is a terrific neighborhood school....kids enjoy it and get a great education. I would love to see some after school fine arts programs added if the funds were there....
Onahan is a Great School, The Teachers are the best. They care about the students as if the are their own kids. You walk into Onahan School and you feel so comfortable its like being at home. The Parents involement with the school is unbelievable.The school has the best PTA ever.
The most important part of our school is the Teachers and Students. They have done well in our all of the testings. We do not receive a lot of help from the city financially which is unfortunate. We are a forgotten neighborhood. We are not poor enough but we are not rich enough either. We have one of the best Parent Participation in our school and I really believe with all the hard work they do to get the school what they need should be recognized. At this point our Principal barely has enough money to buy school books. And with the economy the way it is, many of the private schools are to expensive and our public school is now busting out of it's seams. The principle needs extra help to buy books and basic needs for the school. Our Parents have vowed to help!!
My daughter can't wait to get up and go to school everyday - she has loved every teacher she has had so far...what more could a arent ask for?
This is a great school that can be even greater with additional funding. I've met some wonderful students, teachers,staff and parents at this school.
Onahan is an amazing school. Staff, administration, parents and kids. Our academics, athletics and overall neighborhood atmosphere make this a great school!
My children receive an excellent education at Onahan. The Onahan community is awesome too, from the principal and staff, down to the parent and students. We enjoy meeting with everyone both in and out of school!
Such a great community school, unbelievable staff that not only give our kids a wonderful education, but teach them how fun learning can be.
It is the entire Onahan community that I love. The teachers and staff really care about the kids. The PTA works hard at getting the entire school family to get involved. When children are supported by their entire community, they thrive!
I think the school is great. The teachers care about the children and great communication with the parents. The principal is great, the staff in general are great and friendly too.
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