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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Since my son started Kindergarten at this school and now a couple years later I can officially say that the problem starts with the leader. The principle is cold and has the personality of a rock. The front office staff has about 3/4 of rude, ignorant and miserable old ladies that are bullies to parents and children alike. I guess there are some decent people that work at this school but they are short and far between. I do not recommend this school at all. P.S. Parents are not wanted at this school at any time of day. (Unless you have a checkbook handy)

Amount of homework: Disagree


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We went months with NO homework. Over 3 months which isn't normal. Some teachers are not doing what others are doing. The school is not consistent.


Teacher effectiveness: Agree


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Teachers address concerns promptly; I've had good experience with kindergarten team. Teachers seem to work hard.

Amount of homework: Disagree


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weekly math with 12 problems and read nightly. I would like to see more homework.

Develops character: Neutral


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Honesty and integrity yes. can't really say one way or another regarding fairness; leaning towards agree




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Kindergarten team is great! Carpool is dysfunctional. Is there anyone at this school that can step up and resolve the carpool issue?!



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This year show more tools and forms for home work in house, internet, website school, wikis.



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The principal is so rigid that no one can stand her..including the staff. We had some wonderful teachers however.




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I am writing to inform other parents before they sign their kids up for 4 years of boot camp at Ballantyne. I moved my daughter deom this shool after the Christmas break and she has been attending Beverly Woods Elementary and has made such great progress. With all the individual attention and the awesome teachers and how they instruct the kids her reading level has improved 5 points!!!! She was terrified of the EOgs this year but now she is ready confident and can't wait to take them. BES even asked us to fill out a form and letters to give to the kids on the day they take their end of year tests. They also ask for input as to what kind of teacher and where your kids should be placed next year. I love how they want input from the parents and kids that attend their school!!! Two thumbs up for BES and two thumbs down for Ballantyne!!!



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Horrible school!! No real play ground, loud cafeteria that many children and parents have complained about, children complaining about being bullied and the principal is more interested in high test scores and the business part of her job than the children. Definately the worst experience I have ever had with an elementary school. My children will not be attending next year.

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Last modified Ballantyne Elementary is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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