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1300 Pemberton Dr
Salisbury, MD 21801

(410) 677-5809
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October 21, 2014
If i had known how bad this school was looked for our home in that district, I would have tucked tail and run. It may be more the county board of uneducation, but this school is beyond bad

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2012
When is the county going to change up the leadership? PTA meetings used to have standing room only with the prior principal, now there are rows of empty chairs. As if that isn't obvious enough, several parents pulled their kids out for this school year and sent them to a different school all because the administration doesn't give parents or the kids any respect.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2011
I would bet that the parent you are referring to was once a very involved parent! I am sure they met the principal, which exactly explains the rest of the comment about how the school has gone downhill. I totally agree that this year has changed Pemberton for the worse. I used to be proud when I said my child attended Pemberton, but now I am looking to change schools if the same admin will be there next year. There is no point wasting another year at a school sliding into the slums of despair.

- submitted by a parent

May 17, 2011
I wonder what this parent is doing to make Pemberton the school they would like it to be? Have they met with the principal? Have they volunteered in the classroom? Have the met with the PTA president? OR Is this their big contribution to the betterment of Pemberton...trashing the school on a random website.

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February 22, 2011
The 2010-11 school year has been miserable for PES. The change up of the administrators has backfired and the school has become increasingly dismal. The current (new) principle and vp have changed so much at PES without regard to the history or tradition. Gone are the priorities of reading 20 min each day, and many more free and easy incentives. Gone are the happy welcoming morning announcements only to be replaced by a scripted borefest. Gone are the cheerful good bye announcements reminding students to read and to follow the 4 R's. The 4R's were the basic principles of which the school lived by...Respect to others, Ready to learn, Rethink choices and Responsiblity. The parental involvement has all but dimished and the PTA is not strong. PES was once a place of fun and learning. I bragged about it to other parents in the community. PES has become a sad place and I can not wait for my children to be out of there.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2009
Pemberton is a wonderful school. The teachers care about their students and go the extra mile to ensure success. The principal is one of a kind and far exceeds expectations. Thank you for all you do!!!

- submitted by a parent

July 04, 2008
This is a very great school for kids, it's fun and the teachers are nice. It would be wonderful if the school went up to the 12th grade. :)

- submitted by a parent

January 10, 2008
This school is perfect for any student wanting a thriving and successfuly education.

- submitted by a student

May 26, 2007
I love this school and bought our house b/c it was in Pemberton's district. Mr. Thorpe and Mr. Collins go way above and beyond to get the children involved, give them positive feedback and relate to each child individually. From my understanding this school used to have problems but from my viewpoint it has all changed. Of course, like all schools there are a few 'bad apple' teachers & students but I am constantly telling people that if my children couldn't go to this school I would probably be finding a way to put them in a private school.

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Pemberton Elementary School
1300 Pemberton Dr, Salisbury, MD  21801
(410) 677-5809
Last modified Pemberton 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.
Pemberton Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top