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Belen, NM
Students enrolled: 370

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Dennis Chavez Elementary School 4

Posted May 06, 2015
- a parent
I believe Dennis Chavez Elementary is a great school. I read the previous reviews and feel they are dated considering the current principal, Mrs. Page. She is an asset to the school and the school is in wonderful hands!

Dennis Chavez Elementary School 1

Posted March 09, 2011
- a parent
I agree with previous statements, but would like to add that I tried to contact the teacher, principal, superintendant as well as the school board. I never recieved a response from any of them. If you are considering moving to the Belen area, I would advise against it if you have school age children unless you plan to send them to private school.

Dennis Chavez Elementary School 2

Posted February 05, 2007
- a parent
I agree with the previous comments. Much to do is centered among the staff and the children get only lost in the shuffle.

Dennis Chavez Elementary School 1

Posted December 31, 2006
- a parent
My son attended this school for one year after transferring from a gifted program from another district. This school failed him horribly. He was actually given Highlights magazine picture finds as a second grader. He brought home work he had done as a k student at his old school. Communicating with his teacher was near impossible. After six months at the school, she continued to misspell his name. Very low attention paid to math and science (not even a Science Fair) The school has inadequate facilities for protecting the children from the Sun and has a poorly managed 'uniform' policy. There seemed to be a lack of interest in promoting diversity as well. I contacted the principal and got no response. As a licensed teacher, I was gravely disappointed in this school and would not recommend it.

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Dennis Chavez Elementary School
19670 Hwy 314, Belen, NM  87002
(505) 966-1800
Last modified Dennis Chavez Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dennis Chavez Elementary School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 4 reviews. Top