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K-5
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Warren, MI
Students enrolled: 350

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14100 Leisure Drive
Warren, MI 48088

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(586) 439-4404
(586) 445-6335
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December 10, 2014
This is my son's first year (kindergarten) and it has only been 4 months since school has began. I have not found anything I liked other then his teacher. The principal and her ways are a joke. I am trying to hold off pulling him out, so he doesn't lose his friends, and his sense of comfort with his teacher and class. Other then that this school needs a lot of help. I pray this gets better!

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
Notice all of the positive comments are from before the new principal started (mrs. Walter). This school has gone down hill since she has been there. Bullying, assaults, inappropriate behavior never ever get addressed he only thing she does is "investigate" which gets no where! It's a shame because the teachers are really amazing teachers I loved my sons teachers and they are the only reason we will be trying it out do one more year. The principal has to go!

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2013
My kids have been in this school for over 3 years now. It gets worse every year. The staff all have attitudes with you and are very impatient. They send my son home from school on a weekly basis instead of dealing with his medical condition. Special resource room is not enough. It lacks on educational progress! Bullying has been an ongoing issue that they do nothing about! Overall, this school is Terrible! My kids are going to new schools and a new district next year! End of story!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2013
My son has been in this school for less than a year now and we have had nothing but problems. The principal and teachers have done nothing to address our concerns and my son is treated unfairly. There is absolutely bullying present (even in kindergarten). We have had several major incidents happen this year and are very dissapointed with his academic progress so far. We will moving our son out of this school and out of this district for the follwing year.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2012
Briarwood is an excellent school. Every teacher we've had has been wonderful. They listen to our concerns and treat us and our children with respect. The office staff is great too - they know how to handle problems and are very personable. While the principal is new, our kids love her. For the little bit of contact we've had with her, she seems fair and likeable. We're very happy with the education our children have received from Briarwood.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2011
The teachers are AWESOME for the most part. They are very patient, and if your child does not understand something, they will sit with your child until they do understand. The special resource room teachers (for learning disability children) are absolutely Phenomenal !!!! My sons have 2 different teachers, and they both LOVE their teachers very much. The only thing i don't like about this school, is they DO NOT offer special education classes. I really think if they offered it, my older son would be better off because he only gets to work with his special resource room teacher an hour to 2 hours tops per day. And he struggles VERY BADDDDDDD!!!!!! And my son is always being bullied, and the school does NOTHING about it! Overall, its a descent school ;)

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 29, 2010
My daughter has learned SO much from the excellent, caring teachers here! Please keep up the AWESOME work!!

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
no rating February 10, 2009
My 3 children have been going to this school for 6 years (young fives on up). I love this school very much. The Principal is very personable, compassionate, understanding and yet firm with a no tolerance policy for bullying. The teachers are all very caring, compassionite and want the kids to excel. They are the best teachers you could ask for. Even the office staff are warm and defenitly approchable. The school has a lot of great incentive's for good behavior; bingo partys, pizza parties, pool parties, and a great year end picnic party at Fraser park. This year they also are teaching the kids Manderain, my kids love and are really picking up on it. I would tell anyone to send their kids there.

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2007
This is a wonderful school with a great principal and some wonderful teachers. They really care and want all the kids to excel. All of the teachers I met were great except one.

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2007
Briarwood is a wonderful school starting from the principal who is strong and disciplined yet warm,affectionate and extremely approachable. The teachers are second to none and truly take pride in seeing their 'children' strive. There is a major focus on academics and the educators are fully equipped to prepare our kids for their next echelon. This is precisely why such a large number of children are from school of choice, they want a better education for their children and Briarwood is the place. I'm a mom who has 2 kids there with 1 coming in the 08 school year and I couldn't ask for a better establishment. My only gripe with all Warren public schools is the lack of a foreign language curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2007
I have 3 children who have all attended Briarwood. I feel all the teacher's are excellent. They are enthusiastic about their job and genuinely care about their students. I also have a lot of respect for the principal. She is very disciplined, but does so with compassion. A true professional! All three of my children are academically advanced and most every teacher has tried to provide them opportunities to excel. The parent involvement is awesome. You couldn't ask for a better PTC. There are so many reasons to love Briarwood it's hard to list them all here. Keep up the great work!

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2007
Briarwood Elementary in Warren Michigan is the BEST school!! From the most fantastic principal to the teachers. As soon as you walk in the school, you feel the excellence of this school. My son transferred from another school that refused to deal with a terrible bully issue. He has felt nothing but safe and warmth from everyone in the school. He is now accelerating academically beyond our expectations thanks to Briarwood. It is the best elementary school in Michigan! :)

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2006
I am very pleased about my son's academic progress since attending Briarwood. The teachers have been kind, warm, and are very competent. We do not live in the district and are a

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2006
I hate to say this, but Briarwood is only a great school for average children. If you have a child who is very bright or who needs extra help, this may not be the school for you. I have found the administration and teachers to be very pleasant to deal with, but they do not really respond to my concerns and have rarely gone out of their way to create an environment where my child is getting a challanging, interesting education. They are much more interested in test scores than in learning. I have had three children go through this school, and their education has been only adequate.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2005
First, this school is still under construction while the children are present, even now into December. The enviornment is noisy and chaotic. While most of the teachers are more than adequate, the school adminstration is poor and biased against boys, particularly regarding disciplinary issues. I am pulling my child out the first chance I get.

- submitted by a parent
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Briarwood Elementary School
14100 Leisure Drive, Warren, MI  48088
(586) 439-4404
Last modified Briarwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Briarwood Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top