Students enrolled 443
Hours 9:00 - 3:25
School leader Melissa J. Theis
Transportation options no info
District West Carrollton City School District
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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4100 South Dixie Dr
Dayton, OH 45439

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(937) 859-5121
(937) 643-5460
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3 stars
Based on 19 ratings

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October 28, 2013
The bullying here was so rough we switched schools. The principle was not helpful. The super intendant was a joke. Blew off my concern for my daughter. Eventually switched districts. I believe the only school I could recommend is the year around school.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
I'm glad my grandson is going to school at C.F. Holliday. The teachers are great.

- submitted by a community member
April 13, 2013
Love this school. The teachers are AWESOME!!!! Student progress is unbelievable. My child has made so much growth since he has been there. Moved from Centerville and this school has so much more to offer. So glad I made the switch.

- submitted by a parent
December 20, 2012
Excellent teachers, caring staff, individualized education to fit each students needs. This is a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2012
This school has made so many improvements! With a new princial came great change. The test scores have risen so much in only one year. The school is being updated. The walls are lined with student data so they can see their progress and where they need to be. It is refreshing.

- submitted by a community member
January 03, 2012
Horrible school, horrible with race relations, I am so sorry that I sent my son there, we are looking to relocate simply based on the terrible policies of the school, the principle does not respond to concerns that I have had, I even had one teacher tell me it was not her job to teach my son math....

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2011
My child goes there and she loves it! The teachers are great, nice and just nice to be around. Shes in the gifted classes and they do great to help them prepare for the OAA tests. They are a great school and they deserve a 5/5 star review! The principalis nice and strict. Thats a great thing. I sent all of my chidren there and they loved it there. My youngest is going to the middle school now and she misses C.F Holliday ever day! She was there from 1st grade to 5 th grade! all my chlidern went there that young and all missed it when they moved on. C.F Holliday will always be in our heart!! Thank You C.F Holliday teachers and staff you are much appercaite!!

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2007
Worst school my child ever attended. School is also very much behind academically. They do not offer any challenges for the children that are somewhat ahead or 'bored'. I am planning to have my child either enrolled in a private school or the yearound school next school year.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2007
My children were former students at C.F Holliday and I am SO GLAD that they are now in a private school and not attending C.F. Holliday this year. My children were behind academically when they transferred to a private school from C.F. Holliday. Most of the teachers were great but some of them had their own personal issues which they brought to school with them. That is not being good role models for our children. Movies were another issue at this school. They seem to watch a great deal of pg rated movies instead of classwork. My children are so much happier now that they are not at C.F. Holliday anymore. I would not recommend this school to anyone who wants their children to succeed in middle school and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
October 31, 2006
I love c.f. hoilday.the teacher in the special needs class room are great. My son is doing really great their he's been there since frist grade and i belive he is happy there.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2006
I love Mrs. Hoskins (the principal.) I have found her to be very open and communcative. I also have liked most of the teachers -- with the exception of the 4th grade staff. I like the academic programs and how well they work with my daughter. The school has music, art and gym once a week - not great but not horrible either. The PTA is very involved in the school. All in all, I really like C.F. and wouldn't hesitate to tell someone else it is a good school.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2005
I am a student at C.F. Holliday. I love my teacher, he is awesome. I really miss Mrs. Thiel. I also miss not having plays anymore like we used to when Mrs. Tobey was there. I have a lot of friends at C.F. Holliday. The Secretary is not very friendly to the students or their parents. I am a christian and am taught morals and values at home by my mom and dad and I don't see a lot of that at C.F. Holliday.

- submitted by a student
September 04, 2005
I love my son's school.He is doing so well there .I love the special program they have for the special children they are doing a great job with my son.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2005
Hi, I am a parent who has had one child go through CF Holliday and two more going through it now. I truly do believe that CF Holliday is a great school. All of the teachers that I have encountered have been very caring and concerned about my childrens education. As far as discipline I loved Mrs. Thiel, the new Principal Mrs. Hoskins is very well too. granted she doesnt have Mrs. Thiels experience but that takes time as we all know. I can tell you this if you have a problem and you let Mrs. Hoskins know she will take action in a professional manner. I think Mrs. Henry is the greatest secretary I have encountered throughout the West Carrollton District she is very informed and always on top of everything. The only thing bad is the food which the school itself has no control over.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2005
This school is a good school. I may not be a parent, I am a former student. And I moved because of my dad's job. I have had nothing but positive experiences with C.F. Holliday. It is not different than any other school. True some children work better in different enviroments than others. But overall I think the success depends on the mind set of the child. This school was the ground work for my success and I thank all my teachers for their work. I loved going there and miss it with all my heart. I am a good student. Mostly A's and some B's. And I work hard. So please I ask that you don't blame this school...for it is the best I have been to.

- submitted by a former student
February 07, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2004
This school is ok, I would not say it is good! My child becomes easily bored with the material they are learning, and has learned more foul language and other bad things in a year than most would learn in a lifetime! Has come home crying because of being bullied both on the playground and the bus, and has begged me to move us away. I have seen a really big change in my child this last year in their attitude. And I don't understand why this school unlike all the other West Carrollton schools doesn't do anything outside of school, such as skating parties and things to pull the kids together. Seems to be the only school in the area that doesn't do anything! I'm not very pleased with this school this year. Although their teacher does seem very good, I still don't see the overall school as 'good'!

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2004
We are not pleased with this school in any way. We are planning on moving ASAP! Seems to be the worst school in the area both academically and Extracurricularly!

- submitted by a parent
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C F Holliday Elementary School
4100 South Dixie Dr, Dayton, OH  45439
(937) 859-5121
Last modified C F Holliday Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 1-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
C F Holliday Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews.