Glenns Valley is a very good school. They recognize when your child is struggling and automatically enter them into one of their programs. They work with my child one on one and it has really helped her.
I love this school. My grandparents went to this school, my parents went, I went, and now my daughter attends here. The parents are so involved with the kiddos here and the majority of the teachers truly care. I do wish the administration was a little more attentive, but otherwise I would absolutely recommend this school.
My child is in Mrs. May's 4th grade class. What an awesome teacher! Mrs. May is so devoted to teaching, challenging when needed, and stimulating the childrens' interest and abilities on an individual level. She is obviously a talented and gifted teacher who hopes to share her love of knowledge with her class. Mrs. May is the teacher of a lifetime and I'm sure my child will have fond memories of the 4th grade.
Outstanding teachers who did a tremendous job with our son who has some special needs. GV's Special Education teachers were wonderful. I believe because of their assistance, my son was very successful making it through elementary school.
My daughter has completed first grade with Mrs. Johnson this year and it was the best experience. She had a wonderful year in Kindergarden as well. We turned down Rosa Parks to stay at Glenn's Valley because of the teachers, staff, and parents. It truly is a wonderful school system.
My son loves Glenns Valley and therefore I love it! 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Wolfe is the best, thank you for making my child feel welcome
We moved into this district at the beginning of the school year and I absolutely love this school. My son has Asperger's/ADHD and his general education teacher, special education teacher, and the principal have worked so hard with him. I truly appreciate what they have been able to accomplish within just one year, and I look forward to the two more years he has left.
I am so proud of the hard work Mrs Osborne and her staff have done to make G V a school that is so connected to the community.The tower at G V is a great example of the hard work the school has done to keep the family values and the history of the founders of G V alive.Not many schools in Marion county can go back to the original history of the school along with the legacy of families who supported the school.Thanks to Mrs Osbornes hard work in researching the schools history and getting the tower created by work from the G V students to stand as a marker to the values this school has represented over the years.
There is a positive pervasive spirit that begins with the prinicipal, Mrs. Osborne and radiates throughout this wonderful school! We could not imagine using our tax dollars for a better purpose than to support this outstanding school.
the teachers are very wonderful with the kids, teach them family values. very pleasant people.
Glenns Valley has an amazing, caring staff! I am proud to be a part of the Glenns Valley Family!!
Glenns Valley is a great school with great teachers, support staff, and parents! I am very proud to be at Glenns Valley!
I have had four children in Glenn's Valley and I love it! While many children in my neighborhood opted for the new charger school in the neighborhood, I stuck with GV because they have been so awesome I had no reason to leave. My kids' teachers are always concerned and involved. They communicate well with me, and the principal and support staff have always been more than supportive. I love GV!
Glenns Valley has some amazing teachers and support staff. I am very proud to say that my kids attned Glenns Valley.
My 2nd grader was diagnosed on the autism spectrum before he was enrolled in preschool at Glenns Valley. They helped us so much - with transportation, full day Kindergarted at no charge to me, etc. He has thrived! The principal and the teachers are wonderful. I can't say enough great things about Glenns Valley!
Where you involved w/the school?? example-room mom, PTA, lunch w/your children? In order for the teachers to get to know you, you need to be involved w/the children and their class room. As far as the Spanish, I could not disagree more, this is a element. school...art is a form of communication and expanding their brains to learn more...they can take Spanish at the middle school...we live in America...as long as their english is ok, let kids be kids!
I love this school, both of my kids have done very well. The teacher and student interaction is GREAT from what I see. As for the principal I believe she does a wonderful job, she steps in when needed and I think it's a good sign meaning that she let's the teachers and instructors do their jobs. The assistant principal does a great job as well. I am very pleased to have my kids there. After all I was an EAGLE as well!!
Unfortunately, I decided I had to send my children elsewhere. I was very disappointed with the leadership of Glenns Valley. While the principal was very attentive during discussions, no problems were ever resolved. There are some teachers who seem to be working toward the benefit of the children, but for the most part it seems like an us against them situation.
I agree that the full-day kindergarten program is awesome! I have a son in kindergarten and a daughter in the 5th grade. My son is being challenged by his teacher & loves the school. My daughter was a straight 'A' student the entire time! I think the grading scale prepares the student for the middle school level. I have heard that Glenn's Valley's students are the most prepared kids in the district when they start 6th grade. There was a boy that was picking on my daughter on the bus & I got immediate results from the top 3 people in charge. I am not concerned with the school not teaching foreign language, because they will learn it in middle & high schools.
I agree that the full-day kindergarten program is awesome. This is our first experience at Glenns Valley, and I am very impressed. The teacher is wonderful and so good with the kids. I have another daughter in 4th grade, and this is her first year there and probably her last. Maybe it's mostly due to the age of the kids, but there have been numerous discipline issues, and my daughter is very frustrated with this. I think the teachers have to spend a significant amount of time trying to control the class vs. instruction, and I'm worried that my daughter is falling behind. Earlier this year, a field trip was cancelled because of the poor behavior of a few students. There were other field trips that were talked about during Back to school night that sounded great, but I haven't heard anything about them, with the exception of one, since.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Glenns Valley Elementary School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Glenns Valley Elementary School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.