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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (3 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Winfield Elementary School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted April 15, 2016
- a parent
The kid should have more than reading, spelling and reviews for tests. This is a K -2 school.

Winfield Elementary School
Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted April 15, 2016
- a parent
No they dont. The bullying policy is not being followed. How is that teaching respect. All that's showing is that some kids can get away with being a bully.


Winfield Elementary School
Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted April 15, 2016
- a parent
How can you develop these traits when the principal doesn't show them?? Everything has to start from the top!

Winfield Elementary School 2

Posted April 15, 2016
- a parent
Im giving this school two stars because of the principal and secretarial staff. The teachers my children have at this school are amazing! Unfortunately when you walk into the office you are greeted by grouchy ladies and treated as an inconvenience. The principal is fake. She will smile but it's not real. She is head of the school and sets the tone. In my opinion she doesn't act or look professional. This school also doesn't follow the bullying policy. This is a K-2 school why don't they have more time for arts and crafts, recess, and why can't the talk at lunch? Also they spend to much time on the computers and not enough time actually writting. My child's handwriting is horrible. Also when did music, gym and art become more than a participation grade? I don't think a child should be getting a bad grade in these subjects as long as they are trying. They didn't choose to participate in them. Some children are not athletic, artistic or musically inclined. This school does have after school clubs which is wonderful! They also need some new playground equipment. I guess they did get something new but the principal won't let the kids use it. I'm not sure why???

Winfield Elementary School 5

Posted January 11, 2016
- a community member
My son is a new student this year at Winfield. His teacher has made the transition such an easy one for us. I love that the parents have an opportunity to volunteer, as we did not have that coming from Lake Central School corp. With that, I have so much more knowledge about what's going on, what he's working on and what I can help out at home with. The computers are also new to us and that's just another great change we didn't have before. Overall everything has been great for us


Winfield Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
The teachers are beaten down and minimized by the Principal. All of their suggestions go unheard and unanswered by this horrible control freak.

Winfield Elementary School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
It depends on the teacher. Some teachers give packets with one page per day, others give several pages each night.

Winfield Elementary School
Develops grit: Agree

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
Persistence and determination only because that is the only way your child will learn anything.


Winfield Elementary School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
The students of the month are a popularity contest based on parent PTO affiliation and not at all a reflection of the children's integrity. The PTO runs this school.

Winfield Elementary School 2

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
The reviews talking about a wonderful principal are talking about the former principal. She was a fabulous, selfless woman. The new principal is exactly as another poster said "not as friendly as you think". She will smile and talk to you so saccharine sweetly while at the same time being fake and condescending. She is not proactive about bullying no matter what the policies say. Also, the school is disgustingly filthy. The bathroom facilities smell of urine all the time, to the point students will wait to use facilities at home rather than enter the disgusting bathrooms at school. You can often see feces that have been wiped on the walls of the stalls for days, weeks, and probably months. The male janitors enter the children's facilities at will, various times during the day without ensuring children (boys and girls) are not in there which is unacceptable. The annual lice outbreaks have been better controlled since more lockers have been added and students no longer are forced to share, but the school is small and overcrowded which complicates the issue. The "Crabby" secretary has retired, but a new rude and condescending one has taken her place. Nothing much has changed in the office, they bombard parents begging for volunteers and involvement, but then treat you like garbage when you come to volunteer. The teachers yell almost constantly and seem to take their frustrations with their boss out on the students which only creates anxieties about attending school in students Kindergarten-2nd where they should be taught to love school and enjoy learning, instead they are confronted with an overzealous principal looking for her next 15 minutes of fame and a curriculum that doesn't foster any creativity or enjoyment. The district has started a new computer-blended curriculum, and that is the only reason this particular school is getting 2 stars, otherwise it would get the bare minimum from me.

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Winfield Elementary School
13128 Montgomery Street, Crown Point, IN  46307
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. (219) 663-2287
Last modified Winfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-2
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