This school has a lot of problems. The teachers are very nice and seem to care about the students, but the principals still give a slap on the wrist for serious offences and repeated violence. The principals act like bullies and are very nasty to the parents, students, and staff members. I have witnessed some very inappropriate behavior and languange from them. My child is afraid of them because she thinks they are mean and scary and is afraid to come to them with problems because they might scream at her.
Yes, there are challenges at our school. Nonetheless, the administration and teachers are committed to providing each child with an excellent education. The problems, exaggerated by the reviewer, can often be traced to a severe lack of funding and insufficient parental involvement. We have proactively initiated several processes and continue to examine new ways to reach out to all of our students.
This school is out of control Terrible FIGHTS! EVERYDAY! that are not reported. Children have no respect for the adults or teachers. Children are sent back to class after fighting in hall way or etc. The trouble makers parents are not being made to come up to the school so the kids that are being picked on or bullied are being tormented on the regular. Principle only giving a slap on the wrist. At any given time students are running in the hallway and playing in bathrooms when they are supposed to be in class. Teachers seem to just look over a lot of terrible things that are going on in that school. Most of the innocent children that are only trying to defend themselves usually get the worst end of the punishments. School really needs to be examined by the school board children that really want to learn will not be able to get a proper education, which is really unfair. This schools academic program is very poor and no one seems to care. I really regret enrolling my child in this school and at the present time im trying to get him out of there so he can get a better education.
I agree 100% with the 1st parent. However there's 3 teachers that I feel are above average. Ms. Dangerfield, Ms. Gilmore and Mr. Hlavka. They also have an excellent Afterschool program at the Recreation Center and its very affordable.
Over all quality of the academic programs is poor, students are subject to a lack of materials, old out dated books, a lack of science tanning, no musical instrumental training, inconsistent programs and teachers, and a very in experienced school administration. It seems as thought
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