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8815 Avery Rd
Dublin, OH 43017

(614) 764-5932
(614) 718-8759
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May 24, 2013
I agree with the view that the school does tend to be cliquish. You have to be on guard that your child is not stigmatized. It does however excel in resources

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February 23, 2013
Very cliquish environment. I think you might have trouble at this school if you are not a part of a group that has high social status. The teachers and parents are quick to target families who don't fit the social mold and the children at the school quickly follow suit. Subtle bullying, which mostly consists of upper-middle class exclusion and snobbery occasionally crosses the line into full on cruelty. Academically, I think that most of the students are coached heavily by their parents to be successful, but they aren't natively more intelligent than the children in the less wealthy school district that we transferred from. Certainly, the kids here are being raised to believe that they are smarter than others, and the school staff seems to believe that it is the "cream of the crop" although I have not found the teachers here to be especially exceptional. Overall, I would say that your children will get a decent academic education here, provided that they can withstand the harsh, judgmental emotional climate. If they are very socially intelligent and of high status they will be fine. Otherwise, bundle up! You and your child will be frozen out!

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December 07, 2012
Just okay. If your child is popular and well-liked by the teachers he/she will probably have a good experience there. Unfortunately, that has not been our situation. Very gossipy teachers ruin a child's reputation, but unfortunately, bullying by teachers is not part of the public school system's anti-bullying campaign.

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May 31, 2012
This is the first year that all my children attended DRE. This year has been a vanguard year for my 3 boys, thanks to a bunch of amazing educators. Educators who have been my children's advocate and have worked with Dublin City Schools to provide each with individualized attention. I love Dublin City Schools for the fantastic resources they have available for our children. It's extremely effective use of our tax dollars. From a teacher who takes vacation time to take her math class to Space Camp in Huntsville Alabama over a four day weekend, a 6'4 teacher that jumps on desks and invents rap songs to get the kids excited about History, to a magical teacher who makes each of her 24 kindergartners feel individually extraordinary. Thank you!

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April 19, 2010
All 3 of my girls attended Deer Run. Principal Lorraine Rubadue is an outstanding leader and we so appreciated our experiences at DRE!

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February 01, 2008
I have two boys that attended school at Deer Run...4th and 5th grade. One of the two has an IEP with special needs. I will say without hesitation that the teachers and staff at this school really do care about what they are doing and provided an outstanding education.

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December 17, 2007
Very good school.. Teachers are good.

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November 04, 2007
Excellent school, phenomenal faculty. We have 2 children there now and one more who will start there next year. The homeroom teachers are very impressive -- they are effective at differentiating and challenging each student, which we value immensely. The specials teachers (art, PE, music, library) are among the best we have ever seen! The Enrichment teacher is amazing, we just need to clone her.

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February 28, 2007
Arts programs available and encouraged, not much in the way of school related sports, but this available through city. Many after school clubs available. Much of what is available to kids would not be possible without all the parent involvement. Seems that a great deal of time/money is spent on fun activities for the kids. Many parents desire more to be invested in updating academic resources. The district/school needs to be more open to ideas and suggestions for addition of new programs for reading, math and science. Enrichment at this school is excellent. Programs and inclusion of kids with disabilities is excellent. I agree with previous parent comment that if your child falls in-between gifted and disabled, that they may get 'lost' or 'overlooked'.

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May 19, 2006
Personalized curriculum for each student at so many levels. Multi-age option is wonderful, and the teachers are exceptional. PTO is strong, and support many additional grants and fun programs for the kids, such as COSI. Have special learning needs? This school is for you! Resource room and inclusion well blended in whatever way is best for your child. I had two children in this school, one with special needs, and couldn't have been happier.

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February 24, 2006
Overcrowded, some good teachers, some not: It seems that if you are gifted you get attention, or if you are a behavioral problem, you get attention. Those in between get missed on some potential.

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Deer Run Elementary School
8815 Avery Rd, Dublin, OH  43017
(614) 764-5932
Last modified Deer Run Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Deer Run Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top