My granddaughter has been bullied ever since she started 4th grade in Sept the staff does not deal with it you more or less have to deal with it yourself which is sad because the kids do not want to go to school what are these people paid for
Fair Crystal has a great curriculum, however, the girl on girl bullying is a MAJOR problem. My child has been bullied ever since starting there in 4th grade. The administration does NOT address the problem. Trying to get a hold of the principal has been next to impossible. I'm very satisfied with the teaching, but they are not fostering an environment that makes learning accessible to all by not curtailing the bullying. Personally, I think it's a bad idea to have one principal for both the Crystal and Downtown locations. There needs to be more of a presence there to keep the bullying in check. It's too bad because the classes are perfect for my daughter, but the environment and the poor leadership are ruining it.
This is a wonderful school. The teachers are high quality, caring, respectful, positive and energetic. The students are diverse, respectful, and take pride in their work. The atmosphere is friendly and student-centered. The building is modern, comfortable and inspiring. Students have access to different arts and technology.
FAIR School is a great school for 4th through 8th graders preparing them for what is ahead in high school. FAIR is diverse and strong, and focuses on many of the arts from dance to music to photography. FAIR School has also proven to be very good academically and will remain strong for years to come.
My daughter's attended FAIR for 2 years. We find it a wonderful school experience with more opportunities for meeting individual needs than most schools. There are unique opportunities in arts and academics and cultural diversity. It's important for us that our daughter attend a school that respects and works on diversity and integration issues and FAIR does. There are strong expectations for learning and respectful behavior. The students are involved in programs and performances that have been featured on the Walker stage, with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Kennedy Center in Washington, and other venues including the beautiful facility of FAIR. Still, this isn't a school just for already accomplished artists. All students learn about and through the arts. We're pleased with the high standardized tests scores and are confident our daughter will be well prepared for high school. It is a small school and the staff knows the kids well!
My Granddaughter has went to FAIR for the last 5 years. I think it is a great school. They work the kids very hard academicly and use the ARTS in all the classes. Parents can keep up with all the homework and school information by e-mail and the school web site. I'm very happy that my granddaughter had the opportunely to go to this school. I feel that she has a head start on her high school education. Besides being a wonderful fine arts facility.
This school is perfect for students intrested in the Arts. Extraordinary faculties.
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