This school has some great ideas and no way to properly implement them. They say that students are educated at an individual pace, but that is only true if the student is slower, not if they are faster. The Suzuki program is a good idea, but started way too late (it's supposed to be started in infancy) and again, there's no real way for students who already play one of the instruments to integrate into the program - they just make them start over. The art program is great, but in their new location, they stuck the art teacher in a tiny room with no storage. She can't do any big projects. The school constantly asks for money from parents but was oblivious to raising money through the big corporations in town, even though there are grants everywhere. EAs are constantly changing as they find better paying positions. Basically, this school is a great idea, with poor execution. There are some great teachers, but working within the framework they're given, they can only do so much. Also, in their letter to businesses asking for donations last year, I found 3 words spelled wrong and a huge grammatical error. Really? No proofreading available? At a SCHOOL?
Montessori Elementary School was great 4 or 5 years ago. Now all the good teachers are gone. The school boasts a great Suzuki Program, what a joke. The teachers are unmotivated and office staff are unfriendly and rude. What is important is your tax dollars and not your children. Don't waste your time with this school.
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