The teachers seemed to really care but the secretaries and office staff are disorganized and do not seem to be there for the kids. My child was sent back to class when sick at school and I was not contacted. The secretary told me it was "not her job" to help my sick child. Also, the secretaries were not relaying my messages to the principal. The principal does not seem to deal with behavior problems and many of these children are allowed to ruin learning for the rest of the class. The principal needs to hold parents accountable for their children's behavior. I was pleased with my child's teacher though. She seemed to do the best she could with the children she was given.
my grandson likes the school and his teacher. They seem very advanced in their curriculum
Olde Orchard is a great school. My daughter studied here from kindergarten to second grade and we are very happy with her performance. The teachers are great, focused and highly motivated. They are doing their best to provide excellent education. It is very sad that we need to move. Manabendra
Olde Orchard is getting a new building! This is great news because they're adding teachers beginning next fall @ Old Shady Lane. The teachers have been nice and very cooperative with my daughter over the past 2 years... sadly we're moving elsewhere in Columbus now that school's out, but plan to stay in touch with friends here!
we have been very pleased with the teachers at olde orchard ... they seem genuinely interested in how are children are learning ...
Olde Orchard is very big on parent involvement, they're open for communications of any sort. They teachers really seem to be focused on what the kids need. Sending my son there has made a big difference in our lifes, we went from nothing but issues at his old school to him having a great school experience and being able to learn what he needs despite his ADHD.
I was involved with a project at Olde Orchard. The staff is excellent and they try their best to educate students with what they are provided with to teach.
My son attended 1st through 4th grade here, and received wonderful instruction every year. The administration (Dr. Copeland) and teachers (Mrs. Byrum, Mrs. Nixon, the Croughtika team and Mrs. G) were very open and inviting with suggestions, personal time and involvement. Thank you.
1) Class size is way too big. 2) When a teacher calls off, their class room is split up into the other classes in the school, paying no attention to grade. So if a older student ends up in a lower grade classroom they are helpers, which in turn forfits their studies in their own grade level. To be a helper for a teacher with a way to over crowded class room already. There needs to be records kept and posted on how often this is done so that parents and the school board can see it and be aware of it. 3) School does not have parents fill out emergancy contact information upon enrolling a child.
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