Students enrolled 257
School leader Mary Motz
District Sioux City Community School District
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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3409 Indiana Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106

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(712) 274-4039
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4 stars
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March 27, 2012
Like most schools, parents get out of Joy what they put in. That said, the PTO is moribund and the grounds depressing. My son's teacher makes errors in her written communications to parents and in correcting his work. So I take responsibility for his educations.

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September 04, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 23, 2004
I am very pleased to have my children attend Joy Elementary School. The teachers are professional and above all, caring to all children who attend. The principal is outstanding and oversees a top-notch faculty. I was once told by a substitute teacher that Joy School was her number one choice city wide in which to substitute teach because of the impressive faculty.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2004
2003-2004 was the first time I had to deal with Joy School. Maybe it was because my girls came from a smaller school prior to Joy, but I didn't feel 'compfortable' with the school. The 'Squaring Up' that is done for discipline is a very good technique if the teachers use it the correct way and not abuse it. There were incidents with [a] Teacher that she would 'talk down' to the students and make them feel like they were bad and should be ashamed of themselves. I feel the teachers need to be reviewed at Joy School and determine who should either deal with the children. Thank you.

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The Sioux City Community School District offers a richly diverse and warmly accepting group of students, faculty and staff. Here are just a few of the things our district offers: ** All day kindergarten ** Before and after school programs ** Dedicated faculty and staff ** Many different academies and programs to ensure your child gets the most out of their educational experience ** Preschool ** Progressive technology applications ** Rigorous curriculum in the core subjects ** Talented and Gifted (TAG) program ** 58% of teachers have advanced degrees

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Joy Elementary School
3409 Indiana Ave, Sioux City, IA  51106
(712) 274-4039
Last modified Joy Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5
Joy Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 5 reviews. Top