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Lincoln Park, MI
Students enrolled: 379

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3250 Abbott Avenue
Lincoln Park, MI 48146

(313) 389-0216
(313) 389-0997
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April 22, 2010
Foote school has been wonderful for my son. I am happy with the teachers that he has had and the principal is a jewel! This school has a positive behavior support system that has built my son's confidence making him a better student. They have been very supportive and patient taking the needs of their students before anything else. They have gone above and beyond in my opinion. He attended Kindergarten at another school in the same district and I had to pull him out his 3rd week of 1st grade because they just did not care enough but I am happy to say that Foote has been amazing and he is doing great!!!!!

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March 24, 2010
I have a kid that attends Foote school. It has been a great school and go the extra mile.

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June 18, 2009
I think Foote school is great!!!!!! I went to Foote when I was a child from Kindergarden to 6th grade some of my teachers are still there. I had no doubt about sending my daughter there even though we live closer to 2 other schools me and my husband drive out of our way to get the best education in Lincoln Park. She is excited about going to school and upset when it is time to leave. I feel that Foote is the best and I would never change my mind. I think that it is great what I can expect from the teachers because I once did homework from them. :) I am the person that I am today because of the great teachers that I had growing up. I pray that my daughter will have the same memories that I have of Foote school.

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February 07, 2009
My children attended Foote Elementary, as well as Lincoln Park High School. They went on to college and with their Lincoln Park education they were prepared more than adequately for the college experience, both graduating with honors. I was so pleased with my experiences at Foote, that I recommended to my daughter that she send my grandson to Foote. He is now in his second year there and we are still just as pleased. The teachers have always been great at communicating with us and we always felt like they were very concerned with our children's educations. I always was actively involved with my student's s and I have to wonder if the parents who place blame on the faculty don't need to question their own part in the educational process. (Especially when they can't write a review without so many grammatical errors!)

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February 06, 2009
I was very unsatisfied with the faculty. While my child was enrolled here, her grades was steadily downhill, with no communication from ANY of these teachers! It is awfully wierd that now she dont go there she is an honor roll student!My only regret is I didnt get her out of there fast enough!

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November 24, 2008
I was not a 'clique' parent and had no problems keeping up to date with school events. We left the school in 2007 when we moved out of the area. My son was tested at his new school and was at least grade level in all areas. There were actually a few subjects he tested above grade level in. I don't know about the rest of the Lincoln Park schools but I would recommend Foote Elementary without hesitation.

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October 16, 2008
My child went to this school for 3 yrs. It was the worst three years of her education. They did not keep me informed. If you are not a part of the parental 'clique' they have going on there you are looked at as an uncaring parent, I should not have to call 3-4 times to find out what the problem is. Actually, I had to get a hold of the board of education for them to respond. Then, the principal and the teacher LIED and said they left numorous messages on my machine. So, I was left to look like an uncaring parent AGAIN. I am SO thankful my child is not in this school. It was the worst expierience I've ever had, not to mention my child who had to go there every day!!

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September 17, 2008
Both of my sons are currently in Foote school and have attended there since kindergarten. This school is wonderful, the principal is great as is all the staff and teachers. They really do alot to make this school great for the kids!

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January 23, 2007
I was very hesitant to send my daughter to Lincoln Park Public Schools. Like a lot of others, I have always heard negative things about the district. The first two weeks of all-day kindergarten was a little emotional for the both of us, but she has adjusted very well. She is excited to go to school everyday and is already starting to spell out words with how they sound. I think that teachers should have a little bit more patience for some of the more 'needy' children, but they are only one person. The only gripe that I have is some teachers just dismiss the young children without seeing if someone is there to pick them up. Also, the safeties are not always on their post when they should be. PTA is wonderful. So far, I am glad that we are at Foote Elementary.

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February 18, 2005
While my youngest daughter is still attending Foote, I have two other daughter's who have gone through. I believe they are great student's today because of the start they got at Foote. Excellent teacher's and principal. Great band program. My husband and i feel Foote has been a wonderful school for our girl's.

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James Foote School
3250 Abbott Avenue, Lincoln Park, MI  48146
(313) 389-0216
Last modified James Foote School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
James Foote School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top