« Back to compare

Contact this school

820 Beaconsfield Avenue
Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230

School website
(313) 432-5000
(313) 432-5002
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Robert Trombly Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
May 04, 2014
Good school in a good school system. Teachers & principal very nice. Great curriculum. Parent involvement isn't so much encouraged as it is mandatory though. Every week there is a different function going on that your time is requested, donations are asked for, etc. As a single parent my time is stretched as it is. It's hard to explain to a child that you can't be at every event like the other stay at home moms (and many of them are SAHM). The kids club (latchkey) prices are ridiculous and only really accommodate people who work a typical 9-5 job. Good school overall but nothing to be praised and amazed over.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
Strong leadership, strong community, strong parent involvement and fantastic students. The greatest principal. It transcends norms for elementary schools.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2010
My daughter has been at this school since 1st grade, our son will be going there too. Mr. Fitz and the entire teaching staff are top notch. Wonderful parent and community involvement. Challenging academics and extra care given when students need it. Would recommend this school to everyone!

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2010
It's as close as you can get to a private school without the tuition. Great community and parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 14, 2009
We have been very pleased at the quality of education our children have received at Trombley. With good leadership come good teachers. The multi-grade class was a savior for my son who needed the flexibility and challenges that class provide. My children have benefited from the reading program and speach therapy. Thank you for all you do!

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2009
All three of my children have gone to Trombly and we are extremely pleased. Walt Fitzpatrick is very good with the kids and the staff are very creative, especially Ms. Howey in 4th grade. I'm not sure how the last poster came up with their opinion. They have many acc courses.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2009
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a student
no rating January 15, 2009
terrible school, all hype because of being in Grosse Pointe Park, children spend more time at recess, in fact can have up to 3 periods of recess in one day. No foreign language till 4th grade, no full time K, unless you pay 4,000 dollars. Terrible, no acc. reading program. Just foolish...Grosse Pointers are in dream land.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 24, 2008
I was shocked to see that Trombly only received an 8 rating! Walt Fitzpatrick, along with some AMAZING teachers (Weaver, Howey, etc..) and very involved parents make this school more like a 10. With such small class sizes and shared values among the staff and parents, I have a hard time firguring out why any parent would choose a private school in this area. Very strong academics and specialists to accomadate every child made my choice easy. My husband and I have considered moving, but we are not sure we could find a better place for our children to attend school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 29, 2008
Trobmly is a wonderful school. Small class size, the teachers work hard to accommodate speical needs such as ADHD. Great Principal and tremendous parent involvement

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2007
This is the perfect community-involved elementary school. The children feel safe in a positive learning environment that feels like an extension of home. Parents are welcome to get as involved as they want. Teachers are very accessible in a variety of ways that are accomodating to stay-home and working parents.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2004
I have a child in second grade at Trombly. We couldn't be happier with the school. There is great participation from the parents, the PTO is excellent, and class sizes top out at 23 per class. The Principal is very in touch with the students, while still commanding the respect of each and every one. The staff is wonderful, we could not be happier than we are at Trombly.

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2004
We have a 3rd grader who has attended Trombly since Kindergarten. It has been a wonderful experience. What stands out for us is the dedicated staff and the involved PTO. We think Trombly has been doing a great job in the ultimate goal of preparing young kids for middle school.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 27, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Robert Trombly Elementary School
820 Beaconsfield Avenue, Grosse Pointe Park, MI  48230
(313) 432-5000
Last modified Robert Trombly Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Robert Trombly Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top