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Gaithersburg, MD
Students enrolled: 474

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1 School Dr
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

(301) 840-7131
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October 30, 2014
Fields Road is a hidden gem of a school! great mix up Kids The kids and Parent are amazing! The teachers are excellent and really nurture the students offering extra help where needed and with para-educators there to help as well. It is a warm and nurturing environment with a really active PTA

- submitted by a parent

May 19, 2014
My childeren have gone to this school for a long time and guess what they loved it ! I think that the rating should really go upI am very happy that my kids go to this school

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September 16, 2012
I had my kids in Fields Road since Pre-K, at first things were great but over time I noticed little things that I didnt pay much attention to, and didn't think much of it. Then the phone calls starting coming about behaviors my kids were displaying. To my surprise, these behaviors were not consistent at home with what I was being called about. It seemed like , there was always more to the story than what I was being told. My kids were being overlooked and not heard, disrespected many times by their own staff. (Might I add that my kids are mixed Latino and African American.) Whenever we addressed any situation that didn't sit well with us, it seemed like the staff along with the head administrative personnell needed time to get their story straight before meeting us. When we had questions about the way certain things were handled, they were quick to throw my kids under the bus. Overall the last few yrs at Fields Road was a headache to me and my kids. They no longer looked forward to going to school and I didn't blame them.

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September 14, 2012
Only after moving to other place do I realize that Fields Rd ES is an excellent school for education. The principal is great. The teachers are great and helpful to challenge every student. If I could, I'd be willing to transfer my sons back. I really miss this school. Thank you, Fields Rd.

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September 26, 2010
Fields Road is a hidden gem of a school! This is the 9th year I will have a child there. The kids love it there! The teachers are excellent and really nurture the students, offering extra help where needed and with para-educators there to help as well. It is a warm and nurturing environment with a really active PTA.

- submitted by a parent

September 15, 2009
Great teachers, great curriculum, great spirit, great kids!

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January 03, 2008
Fields Road has offered my child an amazing academic path. He is reading two grade levels above his own and they have him working with a private reading teacher a couple of times a week to motivate and keep him moving forward. I didn't even need to ask for this. His teacher is exciting and involved with the students. I couldn't ask for more.

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October 18, 2007
The principal is excellent. She has created extra small math groups geared to each child's ability, and has expanded math to 90 minutes every school day. In language arts, students may use Wordly Wise books, which are excellent for teaching vocabulary. My child also loves the art program.

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August 04, 2006
The teachers are super! My daughter just graduated and there is plenty of encouragement and reinforcement for those who want to learn. Of course, as is 'PC,' too much attention is lavished on those who prove year to year to excel in poor socialization. This is in spite of having a seasoned guidance counselor. The school does foster particpation even after school, with fun carnivals, an annual talent show, and other goodies thought up by a PTA that focuses equally on party planning and the school's agenda. If your child is exceptional in any manner, send him or her to another elementary school. Bullying is not dealt with in the very serious manner that it should, and the less 'popular' kids can get hurt...and not just on the playground. All in all, great staff, poor principal who is robotic at best, and kids who generally want to learn. Score: B.

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September 09, 2004
Excellent leadership and vision, strong results. Teachers are mostly very talented-some need a little more mastery of teaching in diverse environments (learning styles, culture, soc-eco. Unfortunately some parents can be overbearing and turn-off with elitist attitudes-discourages some parent participation.

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March 09, 2004
this school does teach to a wide array of children with many different intellectual and economic backgrounds. They do a fantastic job in doing so as well. I love it here and so do my children!

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August 22, 2003
Great school, great teachers. Kids love it here.

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May 11, 2003
This schools teaches to the lowest common denominator... which is pretty low! If your child has a mastery of the English language then Fields Road Elem. is strictly a babysitting service.

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Fields Road Elementary School
1 School Dr, Gaithersburg, MD  20878
(301) 840-7131
Last modified Fields Road Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fields Road Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top