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16060 North May Avenue
Edmond, OK 73013

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(405) 340-2270
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September 15, 2015
My daughter is in her fourth year at the school. I do have a few complaints, echoing really what others have already said. First, they don't let kids be kids - all the rules in the hallway about how they're supposed to walk, not talk - it is like a prison. Second, the older cafeteria lady is like an SS komandant at a Stalig POW camp - always yelling at the kids to sit down, be quiet, etc. Hey, they're kids - you put 180 kids in a cafeteria talking and socializing - it's going to be loud. Who are they harming? Heck, you put 180 adults in the same room and it'll be just as loud, maybe louder. It's their lunchtime, for Pete's sake - cut 'em a break! Oh, and they only get 15 minutes for lunch - not nearly enough time. Finally, and I don't know if this is a problem with the school or the Edmond school district, but each year that my daughter moved up to the next grade, she never had more than 3 kids from the previous year's class in the next class. This is out of an average of about 25 kids per class. How are kids supposed to develop any long-term friendships when they get practically a whole new class of kids every year? Growing up, I had for the most part the same kids in class with me grades 1 thru 8th, and I am close with many of them still to this day (30+ years later). I don't know what the solution is - maybe allow each family to request 4-5 classmates to be in the same class the following year? I don't know - what are the other thoughts on this issue? I'd like to hear comments from other parents.

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August 02, 2015
We love Angie Debo! The staff at AD is unbeatable. They have experience and a real heart for ALL children. The principal, Candice Delcamp is wonderful! Her enthusiasm and positivity shines! We have had a wonderful time at AD!

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December 18, 2014
My daughter has attended Angie Debo for 3 years and we love it. The monitors it is true don't pay a lot of attention. My child was involved in a bullying situation which they failed to notice but I called the school and got a return call from the principle that day and it ended the situation quickly. I've never been treated differently by the staff and I am not an "edmond mom" (single mom of one) and I've never seen them treat anyone differently while I've been up there volunteering. Overall I think they are doing a great job as a staff maybe just hire new monitors or better watch them to make sure they are doing their job and protecting our kids.

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October 31, 2014
Be warned. Bullying is rampant in this school. The victims are the ones who get into trouble. While the teachers deny its happening. There is no help on the playgrounds or lunch areas. Those that are suppose to be watching the kids are either on their phones are deep in conversation with one another. Stay Away

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August 20, 2014
The school administrative staff is awful. They are exteremly judge mental, they treat your typical "edmond wives" with the ultimate respect. They treat the average joe like dirt. They are highly unorganized and do not know how to return a call about enrollment till the night before school. They had a false immunization record for my son of which I have no clue where it came from. I am a nurse, I know my son is up to date on everything. I had to go to the ends of the earth to get his immunization record, and when I did he was up to date on everything. This school is exteremly overcrowded. Bullying is a huge problem here. It's no wonder why they are a terrible staff. The teachers although are great.

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February 18, 2014
This school is extreamly overcrowded with a minimum of 25 kids per class. Teachers are doing the best they can but are very overworked with having so many students. The kids are not allowed to be kids. They have to walk on the thrid tile from the wall with their hands behind their backs. At recess they must keep a distance of 3 feet away from anyone. Bullying on the playground is a major issue. My children have had to intervene on several occasions since monitors do not pay close attention to what is going on because they are too busy socializing with each other. When informed of an issue they couldn't care less and punish all involved regardless of their actions (even ones trying to do right). The district seems more interested in cramming as many kids as possible into a classroom and making more money than they are on the quality of education or the stress being placed on teachers and staff by over population. Picking up and dropping off is an absolute nightmare and parent involvement is very minimal. They can only teach to test (why OCCT scores are so high) but any real teaching is obsolete and forget about any one on one teaching.

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January 17, 2012
Wonderful teachers. Great kids and great area. Can't say enough good things. My daughter Loves It!

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October 12, 2010
Two of our great grandchildren go to this school. I have been to see several school plays and they do a great job.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
April 30, 2010
My granddaughter loves her teacher Mrs. Penner. I feel the school really does focus on helping each child as an individual learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 27, 2010
All they do is teach to the test. NOT happy at all!

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no rating
October 04, 2009
Great teachers, staff. Supports and motivates students and provides qualtiy instruction.

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June 25, 2008
Last year was my child's first year at Angie Debo. We moved in from another Edmond school. We absolutely love the teachers. My daughter had a fantastic 3rd grade teacher. All the 3rd grade teachers worked well together to provide my child's grade a cohesive learning experience and social group. My daughter loved going to third grade and is looking forward to 4th. The office and administration is fantastic. A great school with great leadership!!

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November 10, 2006
Overall, Angie Debo is a terrific school. Unfortunately, the cost of housing in this area goes up and up every year, and I have to make financial sacrifices so my kids could go to Angie Debo. However, I feel that it is worth it. It is their third year at Angie Debo; I am happy with their progress, but most importantly, kids love their school and enjoy it. Aftercare is also very nice, kids get to play outside on a big safe playground when weather permits. Inside aftercare activities in addition to movies and games include a computer lab and a gym. From the kids, I have not heard anything bad about the school, nothing that would concern me in terms of quality of care or safety. They do get quite a bit of homework, but I feel it only benefits them. Very nice school.

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August 12, 2006
We love Angie Debo. Our children (3 of them) love to go to school and have had excellent teachers in the 5 years we have attended there. I feel well informed about my children's education and what goes on in their school day. Its a great place!

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May 15, 2005
Angie Debo has outstanding teachers who challenge students in creative, innovative ways. The enrichment program has been a great benefit to my child, encouraging her to be her best and think 'out of the box.' Parent involvement is excellent and the support staff is the best I've seen.

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April 10, 2005
Angie Debo is in Edmond, Oklahoma. The elementary school is just over 10 years old and in a newer neighborhood. The building is nice and modern. The basketball court even has real wood floors. Because it's so new there isn't yet as much parent envolvement as with some older schools. It is by far better than Oklahoma Public Schools! My biggest concern was that none of my child's teachers knew how to use positive reinforcement when grading papers. A 2nd grader for example would get a '27/35' grade on an assignment. This means nothing to a child that age. Despite our repeated requests the teachers wouldn't use A,B,C,etc or happy faces on great papers. The teachers do push the kids with paperwork assignments and expect a elementary kid of any age to be self disiplined enough to work periodically on their own. Overall a very good school that could be excellent!

- submitted by a parent
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Angie Debo Elementary School
16060 North May Avenue, Edmond, OK  73013
(405) 340-2270
Last modified Angie Debo 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.
Angie Debo Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top