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South Point, OH
Students enrolled: 430

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8781 County Rd 1
South Point, OH 45680

(740) 894-4230
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May 28, 2014
I have lived in seven or eight states in my life. My children are growing and my wife happens to work here. This is truly an EXCELLENT school. They have many teachers who truly love and care for their students. Their leadership is solid. One of the best principles I have known. They truly care about the students. One of the reason for the "4" rating is simply the State of Ohio. It is clear that the people in Columbus are not educators. They are business people. This has hurt this school. This school was a Blue Ribbon School just a couple of years ago. These, along with other changes, have negatively affected this school. It is also difficult for parents today to recognize that little Johnny or Susie was disciplined because they did something that they are not supposed to have done. This school is one of the best I have known. The negative reports simply do not reflect the integrity and strength the teachers have. I know many of them personally and they are awesome. Of course, there are a couple that not perfect. However, without a doubt, this school cares!

- submitted by a community member
May 18, 2014
Agreed with those other two. They don't really care about kids. Who rated this school They don't know how to work. Just disappointed.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2013
If you would like your child to have a quality education, do NOT send them to Burlington Elementary!! The staff is lazy. "Do the minimum!" Should be the Motto at this school. Several years ago, Burlington was rated very high. However an influx of "i'm a teacher so I can have summers off" has infiltrated them. Not only do they lack in assisting children who need extra help, they also lack on the talented and gifted students as well. No enrichment. The office staff primarily consist of a loud mouth, overbearing, opinionated and gossiping secretary. Who hasn't a clue what the word PRIVACY means. I have heard more from her about students/families than I ever cared to The assistant principal is a joke, is happy to discipline the girls for minor issues but yet the boys get away with anything. No after school program. According to them, no funding for it. No tutoring....not even when parents offer to pay for it, teachers do not want to take the time for the students. Lunch is horrible. Ants are constantly a problem along with continuous infestations of head lice. Could I say anything positive?? It's in a good location.

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2009
i absolutely love this school and all the staff!!! it is an awsome school and the teachers do great with the students!!

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2009
I LOVE the new school and the technology the teacher's now have access to. I have not seen my son this excited about school in a long time!

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2008
Excellent school. Great communication between parents and teachers. Great principal, very proffesional and personable. My kids love it here at this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2008
This school is not a normal school. The principal is very snubby to the parents it;s her way or the high way she does not listen to the children or the parents all she wants to to is paddle the children. I guess that makes her feel big. She takes the teachers word for everything and that is not her job. I think she needs to be fired.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2008
My experience has been negative. The teachers are aloof and unapproachable. The office staff has no interest in meeting your needs in a friendly or timely fashion.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating February 04, 2008
Both of my children go to school here and love it. They have both excelled acedemically and have had excellent dedicated teachers. I have always felt welcome at Burlington and the teachers have been very approachable. We considered sending our children to private school but feel that we definately made the right decision to send them to Burlington.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2007
This is a great school with teachers dedicated to the individual needs of each child. Child safety is a high priority, so parents are only permitted to be on-campus during an event, such as a party, or if they are registered as a volunteer and have undergone an FBI background check. Teacher and parent communication is excellent, as well as curriculum. I couldn t be happier with the education and attention my children are getting at Burlington.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2007
Parents are not welcome at this school, it is viewed as a 'distraction' according to the handbook. The teachers are (in my opinion) not respectful of the children or parents. Would not enroll my child at this school. The most unfriendly school I have ever experienced.

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2007
my kids go to this school and they love it. they love learning. this school has an excellent reading program and an excellent TAG program. i do appreciate all the teachers do to make sure our kids achieve success in life. thank you

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May 04, 2007
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Burlington Elementary School
8781 County Rd 1, South Point, OH  45680
(740) 894-4230
Last modified Burlington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Burlington Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top