My son started here in kindergarten and I loved his teacher Ms.Nickerson she always keep me informed and I saw major improvements in my child. Now in 1st grade I'm not so sure he's teacher doesn't communicate with me at all I ask her questions on things he need to work on and she always says the same thing no he's fine but when I saw his report card it did not reflect what she was saying. So I'm un sure if he will return next year. They also need to work on answering there phone it's so hard to reach anyone in the front office.
I feel that the principal is not a strong principal. he is the head of the school and everything is centered around him. if the students know he will handle things I believe they will act better. Reading the review I do see another parents who fee the same as me. My grand daughter attend Charles Drew Academy.
I am a parent and for what I see this summer the school is developing new ways to improve their ways.
This school is terrible. I cannot wait to get my kids out. Students are out of control the school does little to prevent reverse discrimination. The Principal needs to be fired. Victims are punished more than the aggressors. And incidents that should be reported to parents immediatley are not. This school is pathetic.
I am happy overall this year but I am disappointed that Ms. Cheff isn't there. She had my son in her class and did wonders for him. I wanted her to teach my daughter this year. Bring her back! The schools seems to be doing ok, not as many fights and we have had the same principal for two years now, so that is a plus...
I am a new parent and I am very impress with the school so far they give you tours of the school, small class size rooms it is quiet in there the kids line up very nice. They are testing the new students ahead of time so they can offer summer program for everybody and get them ready for the new year.
Here we go again! Another year of instability with administration and staff. What is wrong with this place? Where is the real problem? The children are out of control, Management has a problem with keeping good staff. The problem needs to be fixed immediately! What happened to 'children first and no child left behind?
Why is the adminstration turn over so high, it a shame. We got a new one last year and we thought we wre goingto move forward, but we come to school and there is a new one. worried!!!!
Overall need better Management. This school has been opened for 4 yrs now and a new principal each year. There is a problem and it needs to be addressed.
I agree that the school needs stability. There have been far too many changes in a school only in operation 3years (5 principals). It could be a better school with moe positive paental involvement. The problem lies in the lack of corrective or positive practive parenting. It makes any place hard to be successful when the only true examples the children see are from angry cussing and fussing parents. Teachers wear many hats at this school and parenting should not be one of them. Instead of complaining we should all join forces and become a better school.
This school has shown signs of improvement. However, each year there are new teachers and a new administration. It is difficult to correct problems when each year there are new teachers and an entirely new staff. This school needs some stability. Parents, staff and students need to work together to make this school work. It is difficult for students to learn without the cooperation of all the important adults in their lives.
I am a student that goes to this school and i think its okay. The teachers are good but the students are bad.I've been going to this school since i was in 7th grade and it has changed since i was in 7th grade. now that we have a new principal the school year is borig.My 8th grade class hasn't went on any feild trips and we dont even switch classes because the school is too too small.i cant wait to go to high school because middle shcool is getting on my nerves.
There is no guns, drugs, sex or gang problems in this school. There are behavorial problems but they are dealt with immediatly. The staff is highly qualified and have turned this school into something to be proud of this year!
My child is a student and I do not recommend this school. There are serious behavioral problems, and bullying issues which are not strictly prohibited or dealt with in an appropriate manner.. I cannot wait til next year when I can put them in a defferent school.
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