My son has been attending Batterman Elementary since kindergarten and is now in the third grade. His younger sister is in kindergarten. Both of them love their school and it's easy to see why!
Their teachers are very good in keeping my kids excited for school. They always tell me of fun and interesting things they've learned about and how their teachers are the absolute best. I have friends with kids in the same school and they tell me the same thing. Community support and parent participation are incredible!
Last year we sold our home and considered buying a house in a different part of town. However, that meant our kids would be out of Batterman's district. Ultimately we stayed in the district and part of the reason was that we wanted our kids to stay in their school. This is how highly my wife and I believe in Batterman Elementary.
We are very involved in our children's education and encourage them everyday to read and do more than just the minimum in homework. However it doesn't hurt that their love of learning is greatly enhanced in the positive environment of this excellent school!
My son was only in the school for a year and the lack of care for the students was all too noticeable. I had nothing but problems from the teachers and principle. Non of my written or verbal concerns where addressed in fact yhey where ignore and I was avoided. Unless your willing to pay your way the school lacks regard.
Love the school for the most part , EXCEPT for the new principal mr. Sparrow. I will however not get into that. And the lunch. My child and another child I know have gotten sick from the lunch there, More than once. So now he takes his lunch. Bullying also has been an issue and they don't address it , and when they do, it's deffinately not handled properly. However my son is only a 1st grader. Mrs. Renville Is an AMAZING teacher! !! she's very hands on, and works alot with one on one. And takes into account when testing ,if they learn better verbally or written.
Batterman elementary is one of the best schools in Clark County. The staff is excellent and friendly. I was a substitute at many other school in CCSD so far I see that Batterman is on of the top we have. Most of the teachers are motivated and challenge our children. Our children's education doesn't just come from our schools, it's comes from parent involvement too.
Its a wonderful school!! The teachers try their best to educate students. They try to make it fun so the students will not get bored. This school is truly one of a kind! I cant imagine what it would be like if i went to another school. They try to improve their teaching skills to make it better for the students. I really recommend this school.
I went to this school the year it opened when I was in first grade all the way through fifth grade. I only had one bad teacher throughout my time at Batterman and I was assured that she was fired after the first year (thank God). After visiting a few times to pick up my little brother, very few of the teachers have left the school since I left for middle school. That means they will probably be taught better after figuring out ways they could improve their teaching skills every year. Although I did hate one teacher the whole time I now realize that she was doing her job and doing her best to teach us. Some of the teachers even remember me still. Some things may have changed, but I recommend this school.
Worse school ever... a 9 on rating? are you kidding me? giving citations to kids that are not at fault, just because they didnt see what the other kids does,,now thats a start of bullying. Great job teacher lol!
My son just finished kindergarden at Batterman. I have no complaints whatsoever. The teachers are great (Mrs. Hanly, in particular) and are even better at using resources they have due to budget cuts. Remember, parents need to be a partner in their children's education in order for their children to succeed!!!
Batterman is a wonderful school! I am surprised by these reviews from disgruntled parents. Remember, there are two-sides to every story and the negative reviews here are only one-sided. The front office staff is the friendliest and most caring staff around. The teachers at Batterman are also smart, caring, and enthusiastic. The principal is one of the most visible and supportive principals I have encountered. She is always present and available for phone calls/conferences. The teachers are all great! There are many teachers who collaborate with others and their students all work in projects together. Yes, there have been parents who do not say thank you when I have held the door, or did not say good morning when I see them on the playground or in the parking lot, but that is true of most citizens of Las Vegas. I would not judge an entire school based on the unfriendly behavior of a few. Above all, this praise is nothing in comparison to the fact that Batterman has made AYP every single year since they opened; many surrounding schools do not hold that prestigious honor. Obviously, Batterman is doing something right if the students keep progressing year after year!
My daughter started Kinder this year and we signed her up for the all-day program. Overall, she has learned a lot and seems adequately interested in the material. I am however a little disappointed with the class structure. My daughter has been disciplined for her chattiness, and as her mom, I can relate to that, but I think much of her distraction is because she is not engaged in the classroom. I've expressed my concerns to her teacher in hopes of resolving the issue, but received no constructive plan on how to change the behavior. My husband and I met with the Principal and Asst Principal to introduce ourselves and talk about our daughter's personality and style of learning in hopes of pairing her with the right teacher. I felt they were very supportive of us coming in to talk and I look forward to next year.