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Blackwood, NJ
Students enrolled: 750

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600 Chewslanding Somerdale Rd
Blackwood, NJ 08012

(856) 783-6607
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May 11, 2013
I grew up in Gloucester township, and I have alway love the schools, I move back when I had children, so they could experience the same as I did. Chew is a great school, my daughter is in 1st grade, and I am in one to one contact with the teacher. She will comunicate with me about my child.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2013
My son is in 2nd grade and it is his first year attending Chews Elementary school. I find the homework given to him is at a bare minimum amount of work level. The math they assign is still at addition and adding by only 1 or 2 numbers by the same amount. Then they jump and give him ratios, fractions and somehow they have skipped or forgetten to teach division and multiplication? When I was a kid going to school wasn't so scrambled. We was taught the fundamentals first then we proceeded to advance on to percentages, measurements and the so ons. The other schools my son attended gave out instructions that was simple and homework to the amounts that actually stimulated my son's mind to stretch and grow. Another thing that is hard to hear is that when a child does something in class that the teacher doesn't like they lose recess time? I'm sorry but if you want to punish my child let him run around the track, do some push ups or sit ups -one should'nt eliminate their physical activity time. Especially when gym is narrowed down to one day a week! IF your in your mid 30's like me you can recall we had gym EVERYDAY. They wonder why the kids lack motivation...Keep them moving...mind&body.

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2013
The education offered at Chews School is well below average. I am so disappointed in the teachers, the staff, the Principal, even the LatchKey program. There are so many issues. There is not an open rapport about your child's progress. Many teachers have in their car window they are working without a contract. I pay nearly $7000 in taxes, I will now pay an additional $4500 for private school.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2011
I took my son out of Chews because I felt that the quality of education he was receiving was poor. They have some good teachers but they also have a fair share of poor teachers. I found that the teachers and administrators give you lip service when you complain or discuss your child's progress, but do not follow through on any of the promises made. I moved my child to a private school and the change in his outlook, behavior and grades are outstanding. I now have a child who loves to go to school and actually enjoys learning. A far cry from his 3 years at Chews!

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2011
I have gone to both this district and another district. And i feel this school isn't as could as it could be. i had one teacher who barely really taught us and then in the next grade my teacher was an amazing teacher. I'm happy this school started the Everday Mathmatics program. At my old school we had Everyday Math and when i came to this school i felt so ahead. But, in the next grade they started the program and the other students caught up.

- submitted by a community member
August 28, 2009
My son transferred here mid year and loves it! He has been more successful here than in his last school. He has improved in all areas! This school is wonderful!

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April 30, 2009
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February 22, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 10, 2008
I think this school is wonderful. I went here as a child and both of my children go here. THey love it is fun to learn they say. They also pick up any problems your child maybe having.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2008
Terrific school. My children have attended two schools in the district (Blackwood school a few years ago and now Chews). The quality of the teachers here is excellent. My niece goes to school in Mt. Laurel, and the quality here as every bit as good. Also, the new administration has been wonderful to work with (unlike the folks at Blackwood a few years ago). My son has had some issues with behavior on his bus, but the principal was informative and fair in her assessment of the situation and what was done about it. I really love the parental invovlement at Chews too. Recommended.

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February 13, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2007
The biggest issue that I have run into with Chews is bus safety. Other then that I am very pleased.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2006
Academics were excellent, no extra curricular for younger students,art program phenomenal. Parental involvement was great. Not good for students of diverse ethnicity.

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September 15, 2005
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May 18, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2005
I currently have a 3rd grader at Chews and my oldest daughter graduated from Chews last year and currently attends Glen Landing. My experience with the Chews faculty & staff has been phenomenal. Mr.Clancy and Mr. Dantine have always been there for my daughters and myself. The parental involvement at Chews events is 'off the charts' in my opinion. The turn-out at scheduled events is so complimentary to our children and the staff. Our family moved to Gloucester Twp because of the fantastic school system and Chews is just one example of that 'shining star'.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2005
My family moved from Florida back to NJ so our 7 year old could attend Chews School. My daughter NOW loves to go to school and is on the honor roll. Chews has in place rules that will make your child feel safe, No bully policy is GREAT!

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2005
My son goes to chews and I have to say that moving from another school to here has been a God sent. My son is in the resorse center and he went from failing grades in the other school to honor roll in chews. The resorce center has been so much better in chews than it was at the other school. I love this school and I am really glad that we moved to this district.

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February 23, 2004
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August 26, 2003
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Chews Elementary School
600 Chewslanding Somerdale Rd, Blackwood, NJ  08012
(856) 783-6607
Last modified Chews Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Chews Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top