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W.R. Bush Elementary School

Public | K-1 | 257 students

 

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Posted October 12, 2013

I will say this, my daughters teacher is a nice lady and is teaching my daughter well, how ever there seems to be issues with supervising children, as they have lost my daughter once, and the fact they have no problem giving out privet information to other people without getting permission from my wife or I, yes, they do a good job teaching, but that is as far as it goes, this will be the last year my daughter attends this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2012

School grounds are not consistently kept up for an elementry school. The poor little kids must have all kinds of bug bites from the tall grass that is hardly cut. I would not have my kids out on the grass!
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Posted April 16, 2012

Currently, very disappointed with there supposed "Pre-k; daycare program". First, The "director" is probably one of the most unprofessional people I have come across in a long time when it comes to my childs schooling. I had a list of issues/concerns and I was told " I do not not have time for you" and was hung up on... NICE!! I believe there costs are pretty high, considering meals are not included, and on top of that they are increasing the cost for summer and reducing the amount of education and taking on more children on top of the ones they already cant seem to handle. My child comes from a divided family and it certainly does not mean that each parent gets treated differently... We should always be on the same page and offered the same information about my childs well being and his school activities.... Not the case here apparently!! Very disgusted... Oh and theres so much more as prev parent says also Supervising seems to be an issue and well as cleanliness...if something doesnt seem right from the get go it probably isnt and theres alot more to go along with it...
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Posted November 25, 2008

From a learning and caring standpoint, this school is outstanding. That is great if learning is all that the school finds that it is responsible for. The supervision at this school is awful. The kids go out on the playground and there are 2 adults who rarely pay attention to what the kids are doing. We have sat in the parking lot and watched kids running around without gloves and coats wide open and the adults just sit there and talk while it is 20 degrees outside. Teachers do not have time at this school to go out with their class and that is part of the problem. I have never had a teacher or was part of a school where the teacher was not outside with the students. Once again, I will say that the learning aspects of this school are great, but test scores are not everything.........
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 69%
Hispanic 3% 6%
African-American 2% 18%
Asian 1% 3%
American Indian N/A 1%
Multiracial N/A 2%
Native Hawaiian 0% 0%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 39%N/A48%
Source: MI Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Joan Douglas
Fax number
  • (989) 894-9739

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  • Title I Targeted Assistance program (TAS)
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800 Nebobish Ave
Essexville, MI 48732
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