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Massapequa, NY
Students enrolled: 631

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330 Massapequa Avenue
Massapequa, NY 11758

(516) 308-5301
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May 17, 2013
This school is for the gifted children. The average child will do fine. They will do fine anywhere they go. If you child has any special needs, or difficulties well that is another story. Getting help from this school is like getting blood out of a turnip. Parents have to fight to get the supports they need. If your child needs help be prepared to teach them yourself. I work in the Bellmore school district and the amount of support they provide their students who need extra help is amazing. Teachers in Bellmore reach out to the parents to discuss how they can work together to help the children. In Fairfield parents have to be extra vigilant. You can't wait for the teachers to contact you. If you wait it will be the end of the school year until you find out your child is having problems. By then it is too late and your child has lost an entire year. I have found over the years by speaking with other parents that this problem is not just restricted to Fairfield. If you can avoid the Massapequa school district then run unless your child is a talented sportsman or gifted. On behalf of Massapequa, they offer the gifted amazing programs.

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June 11, 2011
This school is amazing. As a Fairfield alumni myself, I was proud to share this elementary experience with my own children. Massapequa does have a uniqueness about it where many who grew up here choose to raise their children here. There is a reason for that, the schools! Fairfield has a new principal and assistant which are doing a fine job. they are constantly visible in the school and at school events in the evenings. they are respected and liked by the children. It seems as though each grade has a balance of teachers as far as some being more easy going, some firm fair and consistent and some more strict. I feel the staff and administrators know which children will flourish with specific teachers. We have to allow our children to be exposed to all different styles of teaching because lets face it, in the real world we do not get to choose our boss. We need to be flexible and resilient. Fairfield gets the job done. I have enjoyed being able to participate in trips and school events even though I am a full-time working parent. You are involved as much as you want to be.

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April 16, 2009
One of my sons graduated Fairfield two years ago. Another is graduating this year. One is in kindergarten this year and my youngest will begin in September. Fairfield supplies a well rounded educational and social environment preparing students to continue thier learning experiences. I attended Fairfield many years ago. Many families stay in Massapequa because of the excellent schools and neighborhood.

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August 01, 2008
My son completed his first full year at Fairfield after moving into the area from Queens. It was a breath of fresh air to have my son go to such a wonderful school. He immediately adapted and blended in with his new school and classmates. His teachers were caring, helpful and attentive. Were looking forward to the upcoming year and were sure that he'll continue to excell in his studies at Fairfield.

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February 27, 2008
This school is the best ever! Everyday in the morning the first thing my child wants to do is to go to school. Not one day has he not wanted to go to school. The teachers are excellent and caring. They appreicate all the hard work the kids do and are always willing to talk to me on the phone. The special areas are excellent. Everyone there is caring, kind and my son learns new things everyday. I love fairfield! I recommened that everyone should enroll their childin fairfield.

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August 27, 2007
This was the first year for my two boys in 2nd and fourth grade enrolled in fairfield. We are excited to start the second. The communication between teacher and parent is excellent. The homework though excessive... Let's see what the new year brings!

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May 08, 2006
My son was in Special Education Kindergarten this year. The teacher was warm, dynamic, caring and extremely competent. She was also always open to meeting with me or talking with me on the phone. The teacher assistants and related teachers such as the Physcical Education and Speech Teacher were also extremely warm and highly skilled. The school psychologist was also always available and helpful. Even the school nurse was caring and kind. This was a wonderful school year for my son. He enjoyed school and made great strides.

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June 18, 2005
Not cooperative with the working parent. Caters to the stay at home mother.

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August 20, 2004
Good teachers at Fairfield, but horrible administraton. The new principal is weak and upper administration is terrible. They do things that do not benefit fairfield kids. Had I known then when I know now about the administration in the district, I would have kept my kids home. My husband and I are now considering homeschooling. I am happy with the teachers mostly, especially in the music and art depts. But very disgusted with administration.

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Fairfield Elementary School
330 Massapequa Avenue, Massapequa, NY  11758
(516) 308-5301
Last modified Fairfield Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fairfield Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top