OMG! I remember this school! I am in the 6th grade. I moved to AZ 5 years ago. I only went to this school in preschool. I MISS OMAHA AND THIS SCHOOL AO MUCH! I Loved this school! I don't remember my teachers names but what I do remember is that we used to call the teachers by there first names! I loved this school so much and I wish i could go back in time and start preschool all over! I loved my teachers and I loved being here! I miss Nebraska soooooooo much!
I have a child with autism at Belle Ryan now for the past 3 yrs. Although my daughters teacher was a first yr teacher at the time my daughter was assigned to her class, I believe she is nothing short of amazing. She always goes the extra mile to keep me informed, and included with everything that goes on with my child. She has gone to the principal with a list of sensory items I recommended being used for my child and other autistic children and the school had no problem ordering them. There is nothing I havent asked for or asked to be done to help my child that has not been agreed to and followed to the 'T'. I recommend sending your special needs child to this school. And if possible to mrs. Camenzind's class room. She truely is a one of a kind teacher.
I would like to say that this school does not focus necessarily on the whole child. I think the school has excellent teachers, however some not as good as others. The principal, I think, does not care about the well being or safety of the students or cross curriculum studies. The principal and some of the teachers that I have come in contact with do not care about parental interaction. I am a concerned parent and believe that the teacher and parent should work together to achieve a common goal for the education of the child, I do not see this happening in some of the classes here. To me, that is a concern. I think that the academic program is okay, but has the potential to be better. The extracurricular activities are not offered enough to were the teachers actually know children's names. This is not acceptable.
this is probaly one of the best schools in the area.I was very thankful for all the great teachers.they seemed to care deeply about the children. This would be a wonderful place to send your kids.
This school used to be wonderful. Over the last couple years my children went there it hs declined conciderably. The wonderful teachers that were there are either leaving or being transfered. There are only a couple good ones left now. The principal seems to think the new young ones out of college who will do her bidding are perfect for this school. You should go and tour the school and meet not only with the principal, but also with your child's new teacher before sending your child here.
I loved Belle Ryan, especially the teachers. They took extra time for students who were struggling, and have been very helpful. I would recommend Belle Ryan to anyone looking for a good education at a Public School.
I was very disappointed with this school. Most teachers seemed like they were just not interested in listening to the concerns of the students although some did seem to take a genuine interest in the students and their parents. Family support (something I feel is very important) is something Belle Ryan definitely fails at. And Belle Ryan doesn't seem to have the students' best interest at heart. I feel like, and I have been told that, there are better schools in the area. Before sending your child here, get information on this school and others in the area and compare them so you can make an informed decision. If it is at all possible, don't send your child here just because it is in the neighborhood. You may be disappointed if you do.
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