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Springfield, OH
Students enrolled: 680

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5780 Troy Rd
Springfield, OH 45502

(937) 964-1351
(937) 964-6008
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August 09, 2015
This school has become a joke. I hated it when I went, and I hate it even more now that my son goes here. He is struggling with Aspergers Syndrome and we get nothing but resistance from the school to do anything to help him. Bullying at this school was awful when I attended and it has not gotten any better and nothing is done about it. We are changing my son's school this year. I will not leave him in a school that only cares about meeting their numbers. I do not and would not recommend this school to anyone considering enrolling their children.

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Develops grit: Strongly disagree
August 09, 2015
If your child is one that struggles in school, they will quickly get left behind. They focus on the kids that can pass the tests to meet their numbers.

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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
August 09, 2015
This school is all about who you know and who has the right last name. Favoritism and bullying are both terrible!

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November 18, 2014
As an Alumni of the Northwestern School district, I wanted our son to go here also. We thought he was getting a good education, but when we moved to the south, we quickly found out that the education he received, was not at all up to par, which is why Northwestern has a 4 out of 10 Great School rating. They spent so much time on reading, and making sure that our son did well on the reading portion of the State test, that he is behind in everything else. His school in south has a 9 out of 10 Great School rating, and they work on everything, and were shocked that he didn't know the math, spelling, science and social studies that there were working on.

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January 10, 2014
My husband and i went to this school and i loved most my time there teachers were great he in the other hand hated it eould if rather went to a diffrent school. Our children are about to start. We will see how it goes for them... n the whole if ur parents go your good is NOT true my parents didnt go there n my time n school wasnt bad...n parents need to try n get involved as much as the teachers need to get u involvd....

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December 10, 2013
The schools are ok. The bullying is terrible at this school and not much is done about it. Also if your child is in IEP or has some sort of learning disibility this in NOT the school for you. If you were not born and raised here you better not try and come in now. This is not a welcoming community. Good Luck

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July 06, 2009
This was our 1st school choice for our kids. Starting my son didn't know as much as the other kids as he didn't go to pre-school. After 1 year he is caught up with the rest. I love the teachers there they are very imformant. The school always lets me know what is going on and they let me be involved. They have decent size classes where all the kids have some 1 on 1 time if needed. Right now we are looking to buy a home and we refuse to move out of the school district its that good.

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May 03, 2007
This school AND this community are all about who you know, if your family grew up here and if your mommy and daddy went to school here. Beautiful school, but dont come here if your grandpappy did not!

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Northwestern Elementary School
5780 Troy Rd, Springfield, OH  45502
(937) 964-1351
Last modified Northwestern Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northwestern Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top