the teachers are ok. but my son has many health issues so there needs to be a good line of communication with the nurse. well at this school its like there is no line. the nurse is very lazy. we have moved many times so I have had the opportunity to experience many nurses. and this is not helpful. I think she is a body in a seat. this woman should be like a second parent to look out for my son. well I think the only thing she looks out for is that paycheck. my child takes a medicine 2x a day and one of those times is 10:30 am. I didn't want to change the time but the nurse pretty much made me. and also told me its not her problem to come and find my son for his meds if she did give it to him @ school. its not only upsetting for me but I have heard of problems from other parents as well. there is something wrong when a child gets a small injury and won't go to the nurse because she doesn't care or in the long run won't end helping. I feel sorry for anyone that has to send their child to this school (that has medical problems). I advise enrolling your child here at a last resort.
I have two children currently attending Mason school. My son in second grade has been there since pre-K and my daughter in Kindergarten since pre-K. The school has come a long way since we started there. The teachers are wonderful and they treat the kids with such love it's as if they are family. The kids have gotten to go on many wonderful field trips, participate in choirs at Powell Symphony Hall, and belong to an awesome after care program that is 100% free. I give the school 5 stars!!!
My son, who is in special education, attends Mason. I am extremely impressed with the teachers and administration in response to all of his needs. I often have daily contact with his teacher on his progress so we can work hand in hand with his educational goals.
I LOVE THIS SCHOOL! After months of searching for a good school for my child, I found Mason. The teachers and staff are wonderful. Very involved in each child, which is good because I am very involved with my childs education, and the teachers have a wonderful open door policy. My child loves this school and has quickly made new friends, so its easier for my child to focus more on schoolwork. Very safe neighborhood too. GREAT SCHOOL!
Unfortunately I cannot give this school a good rating. My daughter has been bullied relentlessly and the staff has ignored our cries for help. I even went all the way to the superintendent and was ignored. Her teacher is great, and even acknowledged how bad the bullying was, but the staff still does nothing. The staff threatens the children that misbehave and tell them they will send them back to kindergarten. They get in their face, yell, etc. There is a reason this school has a rating of 3 out of 10. Parent involvement is almost a ZERO. The staff that does try to help, well, their hands are tied because the vice principal and principal turn their heads. It's a sad situation all around and I really hope Mason gets their act together soon.
My son attends Mason, and is in special education. Hes now in third grade and has been a student sense kindergarden. His teachers have been wonderful! They work very close with him and he has met goals in is IEP. Not to mention the principal is very involved in all of her students education. I would recommend Mason to anybody with school aged children.
I have the highest faith in both teachers of my twin boy's.My hat is off to them,as the boy's are like day vrs night,I thought I was the only one who could ever figure them out,but both teachers seem to have a firm under standing of both children already this year / the same as last years review from Mrs Casey all the way to principal Leto.I feel that mason provides a VERY STRONG learning and disciplinary environment for my children,and they love it.
Im really not sure about this school. My son is in kintergarden and he is doing AWESOME!!! BUT I have a 6th grader also at mason elementary and right now we are having issues. Bullying is not an option or accepted anywhere and Im trying to figure out why there is nothing being done about it. My child ha s been attending mason for only a couple months in which I have already been to the school twice to discuss this and has been dealing with the same child that has been bullying mine since she walked through the doors.That same child threatend AGAIN my child most recently, it also happend on a field trip. Keep in mind they said and sent home a form for a partent to sign, that if ANY child acted disrupitive in any way, that they would be suspended and removed from the 6th grade lock in. Now I stand on the fact that making threats to another child in ANY way is grounds for action. Especially since this has been a continuous situation. I will see how we will handle this situation, and keep an update....until then.
All my children have attended Mason E-Mints and they have all loved it, they have all been successful here at Mason as well I would definatly refer others to the school for many reasons..Diversity, great teachers,beautiful enviroment and neighborhood...great principal..overall great school
My child gets singled out here on a regular basis. They act as if they are trying to help, yet he gets suspended over nothing regularly. I see other students doing the same stuff, yet they do not get in trouble. Do not send your child here if he/she has any type IEP prior to enrolling.
My daughter started Mason last year for kindergarten. We had a few issues last year w/ suspension over silly things but I think they were just trying to make a point which is a good thing. This year in 1st grade she is doing amazing. I love the teachers, the principal and just the staff period. They work extra hard with parents to figure out what works best with our families and thats very important to me. I appreciate the cultural diversity and what my daughter has learned about other cultures. A huge thing I would like to add is that even though there are who knows how many other cutures in this school, they still recite the Pledge of Allegiance every morning together in the gym, whereas lots of schools no longer do. This is probably one of the most cultural diverse schools in Missouri, it's amazing!
my son went there last year and I absolutely hate this school! He was in kindergarten and broke his nose, nobody thought it was important enough to call me or send a note home. He got off the bus and I knew right away it was broken. He was also lost at school the 3rd day, never got off the bus and nobody could find him at first. My older son got in trouble for bringing a comb to school that looked like a switch blade, it was old and plastic. I understand he shouldnt have brought it, but I didnt think anything of it. He has never been in trouble before. Once again, no phone call or note. He came home crying because his 3rd grade teacher called him a liar and made him write 3 paragraphs apologizing for it. I would NEVER send them back to that school.
my son has been attending Mason since his first day in kindergarten and he's had a good run there. They have excellent teachers, and are doing their best with the limits that are placed on them by the present school system's issues.
I have four children attending this school. I love the teachers and the principal. I feel this school cares that my children succeed in their education
This my children s first time attending Mason elementary. So far I think it is a good school, but then again it is only the beginning of the year. I will however at the end of the year give another statement of how or what I feel about this school. My personal opinion honestly is that everything in life is a great experience we learn more and more each time.
My children attend Mason and I am somewhat pleased with the school. I feel that disruption is their biggest downfall. There are some many disruptions in the classrooms, that the children never really get full attention from the teacher with respect to learning. The school provides standard arts, music, and gym. They offer no other extracurricular activities. Many times they have 10 minutes for recess per day due to behavior in the classrooms. My children are very happy there and I feel at ease with the teachers at Mason. The teachers are very open to talk to the parents when needed, or not needed. I think if the disruptions were not in the classrooms this school would excel.
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