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Glen C. Taylor Elementary School

Public | PK-5

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted October 7, 2013

I really enjoy this school. My 9 year old has been here since kindergarten and he has enjoyed every year. Next year, our youngest son will start kindergarten and we are sure he will have the same enjoyable experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 11, 2013

Love this school! The front office staff and faculty are wonderful! I thank my lucky stars that my daughter has such a fantastic school! Even the lunch lady is wonderful. Thank you Glen Taylor staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 10, 2013

Taylor school has the best front desk team, especially Kay, she was very efficient at the beginning of school with all the craziness with the office being crowded and everyone needing help, Kay took charge with a smile on her face all the time...very professional


Posted December 4, 2012

Kay in the front office is the most miserable woman on the earth. Why she is seated in the VERY FRONT of the office is beyond me. She NEVER greets you, never speaks to you, you have to say HI to her first before she will even look up, and even then she still doesn't say hi, she waits for you to tell her what you need. Ridiculous!! If she's so miserable she needs to quit. Other than that I am happy with this school. This is our first year in this state, town, school and other than KAY, Glen Taylor is a good school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 27, 2012

I have mixed reviews about Glen Taylor. PTA communication is 1/10 with 1 being the lowest. The office staff is very moody and not very personable. Sometimes they are pleasant other times they are just DMV cranky. The school nurse seemed inattentive when I was telling her about my daughter's health concern. I walked in and was not greeted or noticed for a while even though I stood right in front of there desk. Homework isn't graded in Kindergarten. The only time you find out if your child needs help or improvement is through progress reports where the teacher says isn't accurate. Teacher to parent communication is 3/10. Sometimes we are informed of what to expect in advance for the following month, many times we don't. I've ended up calling several other parents trying to figure out what's going on just to learn they are doing the same. Kindergarten is mostly about performance not much on what is known & learned. My daughter actually asked for EXTRA work because she was bored. What is great about the school are the kids. The kids are great. Most parents are active in their child's learning within the classroom and out. My daughter is in first grade now, we will see how that goes.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2012

Amazing! I have a child with ADHD and his teacher Mrs. Curtis is the best thing that could have happened to him! She is amazing and a wealth of knowledge and caring. The principal and Vice Principal are great and the kids are excited and happy at the school! Couldn't ask for more!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2010

I have had nothing but pleasant experiences in the years my son has attended so far (K-3). The only complaint I have is every single time I walk into the front office, I never get greeted or even acknowledged until at least 3 minutes have passes and you feel like they have to go out of their way to help you. Not very pleasant at all!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2010

The teachers are pretty good but the principal is terrible. She doesn't accept calls from parents, occasionally she'll have the vice principal take care of parent concerns if you keep calling. She doesn't seem to like kids.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2009

I think this school has the most committed teachers. Parents are also very involved at Glen Taylor. Unfortunately, with the new principal, things have changed for the worse. She never smiles and has changed alot of things for the worse. Sure miss the last two principals who genuinely seemed happy to be there. The staff in the front office seem unhappy and rude now too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 16, 2009

Fantastic! The teachers really care about the students' social and emotional development as well as academic progress. The staff is friendly and helpful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2009

Like every school, this one has it's good and bad. Administration could be much better than it is. The feeling I get when I walk in the front office is how could I be so stupid to ask questions they have been asked a million times. And how dare I interrupt whatever it is they are doing at their desks. The principal seems to have a presence whenever I am at the school, I usually see her walking around in the halls, which is a good sign, but she is new to the school this year, and judging by the way some things have gone she is still trying to get the hang of it. My daughter had gone through 4 different teachers, all before November. Because of the chaos we didn't even see progress reports until almost January. We are looking into private schools for next year. Not happy here
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 21, 2009

This is a great school. The teachers are terriffic my son had Mrs. Aquino which I just loved. If I could I would have her follow my son all the way to 12th grade. The only thing I feel the school lacks is better Admin. It would be nice to be acknowledged when you walk in to the office right away. Other then that the teachers are great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2008

I love this school! This will be my son's second year at this school and he loves it. The teachers are great. He had Mrs. Johnson in second grade who is a fabulous and genuinely caring teacher. He is now in third and is privileged to have Ms. Ayala as a GATE teacher and is looking forward to having Mr. Anunson in the fifth grade. The teachers here go above and beyond for the students. They have a new principle and we've yet to see how she will be, but the past 2 principals have been great. Highly recommend Glen Taylor.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2008

I love this school. The teachers are wonderful. Have 2 kids that attend and look forward to the upcoming school year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 4, 2008

We love this school and are proud to have our child attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 23, 2008

This is an excellent school. I am proud to have my child attend Glen Taylor... and, for the teachers, they are simply 'THE BEST'.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 7, 2008

great school !!. staff and teachers are very committed.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2008

All in all, this is a good school. I do feel that my child's teacher listens to us, and she is very helpful and answers our questions honestly. I do feel perhaps because of the size of the school safety is a bit lax.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2007

Great school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2007

The school staff and atmosphere is plesant. They are committed to the childrens education and well being.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
84%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 60% in 2013.

159 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
82%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
89%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 71% in 2013.

152 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
88%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
81%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 66% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
88%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
74%
Science

The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

174 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 44% in 2011.

163 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students86%
Female86%
Male85%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic89%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian88%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch81%
Full price87%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities87%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant86%

Reading

All Students81%
Female84%
Male79%
Black/African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic73%
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian86%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch68%
Full price85%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities83%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English83%
Not migrant81%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students93%
Female92%
Male93%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian94%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch91%
Full price93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities96%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant93%

Reading

All Students92%
Female92%
Male92%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White/Caucasian94%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch84%
Full price94%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities96%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

Math

All Students93%
Female97%
Male90%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian91%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian96%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch81%
Full price96%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities98%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English96%
Not migrant93%

Reading

All Students91%
Female93%
Male89%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian83%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian93%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch84%
Full price93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities95%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant91%

Science

All Students90%
Female92%
Male89%
Black/African Americann/a
Asian83%
Hispanic86%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White/Caucasian92%
Students qualifying for free/reduced lunch78%
Full price93%
Students with disabilities (IEP)n/a
Students without disabilities93%
Students with limited English proficiencyn/a
Proficient in English93%
Not migrant90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Nevada used the Criterion Referenced Test (CRT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The CRT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Nevada. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Nevada Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Nevada Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 62% 37%
Hispanic 14% 40%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 6%
Two or more races 6% 5%
Black 5% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 26%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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