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PK-6
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Houma, LA
Students enrolled: 850

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450 Cougar Drive
Houma, LA 70360

(985) 872-5328
(985) 872-5445
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September 15, 2014
I do not care for this school at all. We live in the mulberry school district and know that probably half of the students at Mulberry do not live in the area. Both of my children are currently enrolled here but there are to many kids per class the teachers just dont seem to care, and the fact that the kids barely have recesses because of the amount of work they have is just ridiculous. Not to mention the homework they pile on our children. I thought this school was suppose to be a top notch school in this district but i completely disagree.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2014
This school is horrible!! Not all the teachers because they do have a handfull of them that love their jobs and devote themselves to the learning of students but most are absolute horrible. They have their favorite students and mistreat other students. My son has been punished on several occasions for asking questions in class. If teachers have a problem they publically humiliate them by calling them out in front of the school like at lunch, instead of privately. I do not recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
My son has been attending Mulberry since 4th grade and is now in 6th. They have implemented the common core standard curriculum this year and it is a disaster. My wife and I spend at least 2 to 3 hrs each day working on homework with him, half of which the teachers have not gone over in class. The teachers are not educated in how to teach and grade the new curriculum, do not go over everything in class, and it is showing in all students grades. We have never had this much trouble. I feel very sorry for the students and parents who do not have the time to spend 3 hrs a day at home on subjects. Something needs to be done. The new principle and vice principle this year need to take action. This school has seriously gone down hill in the past 2 years.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2012
My daughter has been attending Mulberry since January of this year. I have, at times, been very disappointed with Mulberry Elementary......Now that my Daughter is at the end of her Kindergarten Year and they DO NOT have Kindergarten Graduation, IM VERY UPSET !!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2010
Mulberry Elementary is a good school, but I find that the teachers lack enthusiasm and bring a negative attitude to the class room that directly effects the students. My son has come home on a number of occasions and stated his teacher told the class that she 'doesn't get paid enough to do this'. I think the school should re-evaluate the teachers and take action to Mulberry Elementary a positive learning enviornment. Also, more extra-curricular activities would be great. Its sad that there is little to no play ground equipment or something of the likes for the kids to relax and just be kids before entering back in to class.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2010
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- submitted by a community member
July 17, 2009
We are starting our 3rd year here at Mulberry and we just love it! The teachers are awesome and very dedicated to helping the kids. We have nothing but positive things to say about Mulberry! We are blessed to have such a great public school in our area!

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2009
At best this school is average. Parental involvement has been steadily decreasing due to the lack of respect given to those who choose to volunteer. Field trips tend to be to the movies to view films of little educational value. Teachers are doing the best they can with what they are given. Issues with overcrowding are many. With a population of near 1000 students there are minimal bathroom facilities. To feed the student body lunch must start by 10:40AM. More students are taught in portables and modular buildings than the actual school. this is a Parish wide problem beginning with issues on the school board. If the board members would put the needs of the teachers and students first the results could be outstanding but until that happens my feelings are no school here can be more than average.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2008
Both of my children went here. It is great!good teachers,great programs,high expectations and wonderful behavior! Lots of field trips and opportunities.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2008
Teachers at this school go above and beyond to provide the students with the tools they need to be successful in life. Since this school does not receive any extra funding, these teachers take their time to write grants to receive funds to purchase necessary materials. The only issue I have is that all students do not have desks. There are many classes that still have tables and chairs (not Kindergarten mind you). For some reason, this school is neglected by the school board because it is a high performing school. Students at this school should be treated the same and given the same materials as other schools in the parish.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2007
I know this is a great school academically.I have two children enrolled at Mulberry. However, there is a problem at Mulberry that is getting worse. The faculty behave as if they are still in high school. There is not a playground or organized activities. I don't know of one teacher who bothers to bring balls, jumpropes or any toy that would relieve some pent up energy.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2007
This is the best school in the parish academically. I have four children here and am very impressed with the teachers and the quality of the education my children are receiving.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2006
If you can go to the school and help just about every day your child is treated different from the ones who parents have to work.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2006
I have had two children attend Mulberry Elementary School. We moved to the city two years ago, and it was a relief to send them to this school. The staff is wonderful. It simply is a thriving place. The parent & staff involvement is hugely overwhelming. It has a positive atmosphere where children can be encouraged and confident. Thanks for a wonderful experience.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2005
After two years of private school, we sold our house and moved into the Mulberry School district. As a Realtor, I contantly heard wonderful things from clients about the quality of this school. I cannot express what a positive difference one year in this school has made on my child. He went from being a 'C' student with a very low self-esteem, to making the A-B honor roll and having a completely wonderful outlook on everything he does. This is not because Mulberry is easier than private school. On the contrary, my child was pushed to his academic limit, but he thrived from the positive reinforcement and outstanding teaching capabilities of the staff at Mulberry. I would highly reccommend this school to anyone and I can't wait to put my second child there as well.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2004
Why send your children to privet school when there is such a jewel in the public school system. Great parental involvement and responsive teachers make this an outstanding learning environment for the kid. We have 2 that attend and we are very happy that we moved into this school district five years ago.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
We moved to Houma, LA in Nov 2000, and had done research of the schools in the area to find the best suited for our two children, then 4 and 8. Mulberry Elementary came up consistently in all categories mentioned above, as being one of the best in the area, as well as in the Parish. The quality of teachers is second to none and they make sure the children reach their fullest potential, and then some. They prepare the children extremely well for the IOWA and LEAP tests, and Mulberry Elementary has topped the charts once this past year with excellent ratings for nationwide comparison as well as locally. There is excellent parent participation year round which is a huge part in this school's success. Safety and discipline is the top priority, because without it, children and teachers cannot effectively learn and teach. Without a moments hesitation, I heartily recommend this school to anyone desiring their children to get a very good education in a fun and loving environment with a staff of educators highly qualified and eager to teach young minds.

- submitted by a parent
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Mulberry Elementary School
450 Cougar Drive, Houma, LA  70360
(985) 872-5328
Last modified Mulberry Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mulberry Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top