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2821 Bailey Avenue
Lincoln Park, MI 48146

(313) 389-0218
(313) 388-2955
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July 28, 2010
I have 2 children that attend Paun an my experience there has been great. my son was a little delayed when he first started school they took the time to help him an now he is just about ahead now. both of my children are doing great. The teachers an staff are amazing!!!

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June 04, 2010
Someone previously mentioned that the principal is "deeply involved" in this school. I seriously beg to differ. When my daughter was in 6th grade, her teacher became the acting principal whenever the principal left school property during school hours. HE WAS GONE ALL THE TIME and my daughter's class would either have a substitute or sometimes NO TEACHER AT ALL. When my son entered 1st grade, two weeks into the school year it was decided that my son's teacher was no longer needed. THEY DIDN'T EVEN INFORM THE PARENTS. Then the teacher my son ended up with was a dictator to the point that my wife and I had to transfer him to another school within the district. And let me tell you, that school is much better than this one on so many levels!

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May 27, 2010
While I will openly acknowledge that this principle seems to be deeply involved at the school... I do have concerns over his handling of disciplinary concerns. Having my child questioned for accusing 2 classmates about an incident - in front of the accused and that child's parents AND grandparents - without contacting us to be present as well (as the parent's of the accuser) is completely unacceptable. Children in this age level are easily victimized when faced in a room full of adults. As a Principle, he should know better than to allow such a meeting! If both child's parents are not present then the principle, the teacher, and both students should be the only people in a room for discussion - without exception. I would be interested to know if this is a common practice at this school...If so, as parents we all need to be very concerned.

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April 23, 2010
well the thing about max paun is that it really isent the greatest school my daughter has been haveing trouble and everyone thinks this is the greatest school.....but its not the dress code is the next thing to a uniform and all of the teachers are not that greatt!!!

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April 22, 2010
This school is horrible. It is more worried about losing numbers than the best interest of the students. I pulled my son out and transferred him to another school in the district and I have had no regrets! I guess you don't know what your missing until you leave! Too many split grade classes at Paun and a fundraiser comes home every month! I hope they get it together for the students who need more flexibility in the learning process. So sad because this was my elementary school 30 years ago!

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April 19, 2010
I believe the teachers need to focus more on positive reinforcement rather than all negative. My son is in Kindergarten and when I am pulled aside after school to be told he lost recess for the day and is in trouble for 'knocking over someone else's castle they were building!' Yes he shouldn't have done that, but why are we dwelling on such small things and worry about the bigger issues that may be at hand!!!

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November 03, 2009
I am the pta vice president at this school and have been on the pta for over 10 years, my 10th grader went here and is a straight a student, my 4th grader is doing a's as well, I know and love everyone here!

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November 03, 2009
I have 3 children ages 20,14 & 5. My 20 & 14 year old have both gone to this school & now my 5 year old has just started kindergarten here. It is a great school with great teachers & parents!

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June 06, 2009
My two children Attend Paun, and I am a pretty involved parent in school I am in the school at least three days a week. And I can admit that Paun could do for some improvments, although as a parent I can honestly say we need more parent involvement, I find that most parents use school as a get away not a educational process that we all need to participate in. Our children need to know that we support them, and that we are as involved in them as we expect them to be in school. Just being Honest

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January 11, 2009
My son went to Maxx Paun elementry for a few months, and had more stress there than any other school that he has been too, that others may consider to be way worst. His teacher was inconsiderate of his needs, and she even humilliated him in front of the entire class, by calling him retarded. I confroted her about the incident, but of course she denied it. The principle and the superintendant, did absolutely nothing at all. The superintendant was rude and very uninterested about my son. I felt like they all stuck together and decided that my son was lying about everything. No one wanted to have a meeting with my son and i about what happened. My son's self esteem was shattered, i watched him shed many tears for weeks about this. He is healing slowly but surely. He is doing great in his new school.

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March 26, 2008
My child was having diffaculties at another school Paun stepped up and he has been doing wonderfull thank you paun school and all your staff for all you do

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September 19, 2006
I absolutely love this school. I transferred my children from Southgate Schools, in which I am so happy I did. Lincoln park school are far advanced then Southgate schools. There was rumor that Lincoln park schools were so bad, and I'll admit I was skeptical about transfering my children. The rumors are so far from the truth. Lincoln park schools are no worst then southgate schools.

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August 26, 2003
I went to Max Paun and now my children are attending. I must say that a lot has changed over time at this school ...for the better. I feel that the principal of this school deserves an A+. He has always been there to help and promptly correct any problems that I or my children have had. Obviously there is always room for improvement, and no one is perfect. However, Max Paun is well on its way. Keep up the good work!

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May 13, 2003
this is my sons second year at this school it has been a awesome experience, the teachers and principal are great, they all work together as a team.

- submitted by a community member

May 06, 2003
I give this school an overall 5. Like anything, there is still room for improvement and the staff at this school are doing what it takes to make the grade. Much dedication can be seen with everyone at this school. This is how school is supposed to be. Respect as well as caring discipline can be found here. With a non-tolerant policy for negative behavior and motivation to develop and nurture positive life-long habits, this school is like the hidden gold mine of yesterday. The school team is presently going through the pains of educating the students according to the more recent 'standards' of the state. I love what I see.

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Max Paun School
2821 Bailey Avenue, Lincoln Park, MI  48146
(313) 389-0218
Last modified Max Paun 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.
Max Paun School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top