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Clarksville, IN
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748 Spicewood Drive
Clarksville, IN 47129

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(812) 945-2387
(812) 945-4072
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October 19, 2010
parkwood is a great school. Ms.Sarah Davis is the best teacher my child talks about how good of a teacher and how nice she is all the time.

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no rating October 21, 2009
Best teachers around.. They really care about our kids!

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no rating October 07, 2009
The staff are generally helpful and truly seem to want what is best for the children.

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no rating September 27, 2009
it is a very diverse school.. My child is exposed to a lot more then I ever was

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September 19, 2009
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no rating October 23, 2008
I have had both my sons attend parkwood, we moved in this neighborhood so that my oldest son could attend school there. Robert 'Jake' Farmer. Now my second boy Zachary attends and loves the school. I applaud the entire team! We do miss Mr. Farmer!

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2008
My granddaughter is in 3rd grade this year and every year I am more and more impressed with the school and the teachers. They all seem committed to the children and ensuring they get the best the ycan.

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no rating March 27, 2008
This school is in desperate need of parental involvement. I do no think they have had a full PTO board in five or six years. Some of the teachers have kids who are just impossible to 'teach', their behavior takes away from the rest of the class wanting to learn, and the repurcussions for unacceptable behavior at Parkwood are not stern enough and the kids will misbehave over and over and over.

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January 03, 2008
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June 26, 2006
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March 11, 2006
Parkwood is a fantastic school. The teachers are some of the most committed I have ever seen. They present lessons that are differentiated for the various learners in their classes and are constantly monitoring what the students know to decide what they need to teach next. I am extremely impressed.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2005
I was pleasantly impressed with the quality of academic work as well as the teachers. If the teachers had not been so interested in my child and his development, I would have looked into another school. There is not enough space available for children who are truly advanced academically. Apparently this is due to historical lack of managing an advanced program/curriculum properly. This is truly unfortunate, as many children who would benefit from an advanced curriculum are excluded.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2005
The school is entirely too overcrowded. It was built to accomodate 400 people, and now most days has in excess of 600 students and faculty. The dishwashing machine in the cafeteria can no longer be fixed, as the company no longer manufactures the parts; a new one is needed! I don't understand the unwillingness of the school board to recognize and address these problems. They have indicated that Parkwood will have no major funding for improvements until 2007. In the meantime, the Hispanic population has ballooned in the surrounding neighborhoods, and their non-English speaking children are doing their best to cope at Parkwood with little to no Spanish speaking faculty. There is no PTO involvement to speak of. This school needs a shot in the arm, and quick. Teachers are great, the principals are great, but these problems need addressing by a higher authority. Proud Parkwood Parent.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2005
I have two children that attend Parkwood and they both enjoy going to this school. Their teacher's are very involved and helpful in their learning success! My only concern is that the school no longer supports their teacher's in after school tutoring. They will not allow the teacher's who are so wonderful and willing to help their student's in need to do so in their school building. Other than this I am very pleased with Parkwood Elementary School as a whole! They have offered several week long after school work shop's for the student's that both my children have attended, they had so much fun learning. And I was very impressed that Parkwood did not charge a fee for any of them!

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February 03, 2005
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August 20, 2004
I am very pleased with Parkwood. The school focuses on challenging the children. I have a child that is considered 'gifted' and a child with special needs. My special needs child has been helped tremoundously and my 'gifted' child has been bringing home encyclopedias since 2nd grade to write reports! The school is excellent, however, class sizes could be a bit smaller.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2004
i went to this school from 1st to 5th grade and it was the best school i ever went to!!i loved the teachers and they all treated me very nicely. i also loved the school because there was not very much of any peer pressure and they had great anti-drug classes. i loved going to this school and i wish i could go back and visit all of my teachers. ~krysten~ 8th grader at RVMS now

- submitted by a former student
May 04, 2004
This is a great school, but it is to small for for the ever increasing number of children. This is my 10th year as a Parkwood Parent and I feel that there is a need to enlarge the school. They added on once, but its not enough. The kids are jamb together at lunch, and some have a late lunch time. This school needs funding.

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August 26, 2003
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Parkwood Elementary School
748 Spicewood Drive, Clarksville, IN  47129
(812) 945-2387
Last modified Parkwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Parkwood Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top