Students enrolled 846
School leader MR. KEVIN FROATS

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221 Jones Rd
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

(518) 584-7383
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5 stars
Based on 14 ratings

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April 26, 2011
We are new to this school for the 2010-2011 school year and we are very pleased with our choice! The teachers and staff at Dorothy Nolan are welcoming, professional, and talented. Our children have had SO many opportunitites for before, during, and after school extracurricular, "enrichment" programs in the arts, sports, academics, and social interaction! A+ school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2010
It is a happy learning environment for my grandchildren

- submitted by a community member
October 26, 2009
Good school, good values. Teachers demonstrate are rigorous and compassionate. My kid was challenged at her level.

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2009
I am very happy with Dortothy Nolan overall. If it wasn't for my child's Kindergarten teacher, who is a master at photo copying dittos as her primary function, I would give it 5 stars. She never smiles and acts like the kids are an annoyance to her. Otherwise, I have only met kind, friendly, and very competent teachers and staff. Amazingly competent for the school's size.

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October 24, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 31, 2008
There is no doubt in my mind that this school has some truly amazing adult leaders who are really dedicated to make a difference in the life of a child. While most would agree, the town of Wilton is an affulent community, I would hope that the needs of those children who don't learn by text book teaching won't be lost in the shuffle. Having extra curricular activities and parental involvement is nice to hear about. But what are we doing to insure that no child is truly left behind at Dorothy Nolan?

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 05, 2008
Dorohy Nolan has not given my chikdren what they have gotten from a previous school. Last time my cildren attended Dorothy Nolan there were more extra-curricular activities. I would love to see more offered to the lower grades.

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August 24, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
What a great school! You do not realize there are over 900 children at this school since they split the building into K-2 and 3-5. The teachers we have encountered so far have all been excellent. The school staff goes above and beyond what you would expect. My children love this school. The old principal that left last school year was fabulous. The new one seems nice but we've only been back to school for 2 weeks - time will tell

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June 11, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
January 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2005
2005-my son is entering 3rd grade and overall it has been an excellent experience. I will miss this school when we move away.

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August 02, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2005
Academic programs consistent with state standards--many extracurricular activities available--enormous parent involvement.

- submitted by a teacher
February 15, 2005
Dorothy Nolan is a very good school thanks to the Principal, Debra Shea. They are working within the confines of a school district that has not embraced teaching methodologies of the 21st Century. Everything is textbook based and worksheet driven, unless you get one of those great teachers who dares to walk the edge. With more than 900 students, if it's intimacy you are looking for DN is not the place. Parents are permitted to be actively involved in K and 1st grade. They are somewhat involved in 2nd and not really in 3rd, 4th, or 5th. They have all the basics for music, art and extrcurriculars, not more. It's a good school, in a district that is good, not great.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2004
We think Dorothy Nolan is a great school. We have 2 children attending. It offers many great programs and activities.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2004
Dorothy Nolan is a very large elementary school and happens to be one of the largest in the area. However, my children have never had to pay the price of a large school. The academics, extra studies, and activities are wonderful. I am always impressed with all of the new and exciting things that my two children experience at DN. The teachers and staff are quite pleasant and helpful as well as very knowledgable in their fields. I think this school is a great choice for any family looking for a quality education.

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Dorothy Nolan Elementary School
221 Jones Rd, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866
(518) 584-7383
Last modified Dorothy Nolan Elementary School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dorothy Nolan Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top