This school is more than just educating children in math and reading. They do expeditionary learning, they learn to work together in groups, they learn to problem solve, and they learn to respect everyone in this very diverse school. The principal knows what is going on with every child in this school and does follow up when anyone expresses concerns. Our child for instance was having a difficult time learning something and although she didn't qualify for special education, her teacher, Ms. Loring and a special education teacher went out of their way to make accommodations. Other schools may not have done this. The accommodations completely helped and our daughter is now thriving.
Most of the teachers are great. Some not so much. Principal is very fake, politician nice. She is pretty easy to deal with as long as things are on her terms, but as soon as something isn't, she is extremely difficult. She seems to approach every situation talking about how much she cares, then shows very little caring in everything she follows up with in words and actions.
This is a wonderful small school that provides a nurturing environment and instills a love of learning in its children. The Principal and teachers are very professional and obviously enjoy their jobs, and as a result kids are well-balanced and happy. It is one of the more diverse off-peninsula elem. schools, but children are respectful of each other no matter what their backgrounds.