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Meadow Pond Elementary School5
Posted January 06, 2014
- a parent
We moved to this zip code becauses of the schooing quality and relative good value of the real estate. My daughter is truly thriving heer since two years ago and my son just entered kindergarden...we made a good decision - the teachers are excellent / dedicated / the PTA / directors are very proactive
Meadow Pond is great for cookie cutter kids, if your child doesn't fit the mold or has special needs, it is not the right school. Bullying is a big problem and the principal looks the other way. Be prepared to get lawyers involved if your child is the victim.
We have two children in MeadowPond. We moved here from NYC about 4 years ago and could not be happier with the school. From the principal to the after-school staff, everyone has been uniformly caring and nurturing. We would have to have paid a ton of money to get the same academics and atmosphere anywhere in the City.
Meadow Pond is one of four elementary schools in the highly regarded Katonah-Lewisboro school district. I think Meadow Pond offers high achieving students and has a very involved community. Curriculum is a little meat and potatoes, district wide, as it is very much geared to the state tests, which culminate in 4th grade, but all public schools face mounting pressures to meet expectations of the NCLB act. Meadow Pond and the entire Katonah Lewisboro school district kick up the challenges a notch starting in 5th grade and up, and the results are evident upon graduation when most of our graduates matriculate at high end colleges. Meadow Pond and all the elementary schools in the Katonah Lewisboro school district constitute the undiscovered Chappaqua.
This is one of the worse Elemtary Schools in NY. There is no leadership. It is a clicky and fake environment where the unfortunate handful of teachers who care has to deal with the majority who doesn't.