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School leader:  Tricia Shenefield
410 Barnett Street Northeast
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

(616) 819-2525
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Submitted by a parent · January 04, 2016
Ms. Larkin and her aid. I believe she has done wonders for my grandson and I have seen how he has learned so much by her teachings

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · January 04, 2016
Wonderful teacher. She is very impressive. She know how to handle difficult situation, and is always to go out of her way to help the students.

Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 04, 2016
Again My grandson is only in pre-school however , I can only say how impressed I am with his teacher and her helper.

Submitted by a parent · January 04, 2016
My grandson is in Ms Larkin pre school class. He can be a handful, and he needs structure . He attended preschool last year in a different school district,and had a horrible experience. Ms. Larkin. Is truly a gifted teacher.

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We received a "B" on our State Report Card, and achieved AYP for the previous 3 years. The faculty/staff and administration have adopted "shared leadership" as a way to make decisions affecting the outcomes of the school. Everyone has a vested interest in the leadership and success of the school and share a philosophy of " high expectations". Each Monday morning an all school assembly takes place to celebrate learning and talk about our positive behavior program. East Leonard has aproximately, 80% of our 1-5 gr. students attend the After School program,LOOP, for enrichment and extended learning. All teachers use the Michigan Grade Level Content Expectations to guide their classroom instruction. Each student's test scores,comprehension skills and fluency is monitored by the teacher, reading itinerate, reading coach and principle as well as the monthly External Data Review team to assure the student is demonstrating learning and understanding of the curriculum being taught. Grades 2-5 use Study Island as an online testing and practice of Grade Level Content and Expectations in Reading and Math weekly. Students in Kindergarten and 1st are also able to participate as extentions for learning. The Institute for Learning content and expectations are guiding the professional development for the school year 07-10. The IFL is conducted through a grant by the DeVos Family and implimented by the University of Pittsburg for the Grand Rapids Public Schools.

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East Leonard School
410 Barnett Street Northeast, Grand Rapids, MI  49503
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. (616) 819-2525
Last modified East Leonard School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.