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610 J Street
Elgin, OK 73538

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(580) 492-3680
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February 26, 2015
The school is too big. More emphasis on nice facilities than on the needs of kids.

- submitted by a community member

February 03, 2015
My Children haven't been at this school very long,I still do need to give it time, but so far of what I have seen, I don't care for it, first they don't worry to much about the security of the school, they do lock the doors, but don't really care of comes in, they don't check ID's or hold Id cards until you get back, they dont enforce you to sign in, they will let anyone pick up your child does not even matter if they are on the list or not. I am pretty sure they dont know every person who comes in especially if there is 800 or more kids that go to this school. They focus alot on discipline than praising the kids, I watch them walk around the playground in single file, just because they didnt get there work done, not because they got in trouble. I agree there needs to be discipline but not because they are having trouble getting there work done, there are to many kids in each class, I feel teachers are not giving enough time for each child, there is about 25-26 kids per classroom way too many. They need to make some changes as for what I have seen.

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2013
I love this school. My kids have soared in this school. Much better than lawton public school. I would recommend it to everyone. The prinicpal is awesome and interacts with the kids as well as parents. My daughter grew and expanded her skills in reading which was awesome. My son was taken into Title I Math and received tutoring there. They help you reach your family and educational goals!!

- submitted by a parent

May 21, 2013
I love the elementary school at Elgin. As a Military family, we move a lot. The teachers, staff, and community welcomed us. My son had ADD and the school staff immediately got him started in PT/OT/speech to help him catch up. We will miss this school!

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2010
This is adding to my one responding to the parent talking about 5th grade and adhd..At Sterling Up to 6th grade is still grade school but they offer alot and do alot like 5 n 6 th grade has to learn to play a insterment a band one they have to it a class there fixing to have a talent show and a holloween carnival..Andi think they take transfers they r not the type to turn good students away. And have never been rude not once to me.

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no rating
September 21, 2010
we encourage everyone to do their best, help one another, and cheer each other to success.

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May 18, 2010
I think Elgin is a very good school becasue it has so many things to offer each child. It not only has sports but extra activities the young men and women can choose to do along with a great acadimic program. The school as well as the city is a fast growing community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 27, 2009
Mr. Garland has assembled and developed some of the most vibrant educational programs I have come across during all my moves working with the military. Staff is accessible and extremely helpful. My son has been there from first to third grade. His teachers were Ms. Greenup, Ms. Webb, and Ms. Derringe, respecfully. They all nutured my son during a tremendous transition from a first grade in Germany where he spoke only German to the bright and successful English speaking third grader he is today. Hats off to a caring, but still challenging Elgin elementary school. Jay Bohnet

- submitted by a parent

May 20, 2009
As a military family this is going to be the hardest school for my children to leave and everyone there has been so welcoming I will always be gratefully for the loyalty the teachers, principle and staff have for the children

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December 01, 2008
I am a former elgin owl myself and my girls all go to school in elgin. I have one in 2nd and pre-k. I think elgin is a wonderful school and has alot to offer anyone.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 23, 2008
My son is in going into the 6th grade and we have had no problems with the school, he did not like one of his teachers in 5th grade, but that was about it(who hasn't at one time or another) He made good grades. It was a big jump from 4th grade to 5th grade or perhaps I just wasn't ready for him to be so responsible???

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September 27, 2007
My son was in the 5th grade last year and we hated everyday of it!! He is now in the 6th grade and we still hate it. The middle school is awful!! If you are an outsider or if your child has any (ADD, ADHD, seizers, behind in reading or math) issues he/she will be treated awfully! Hopefully we will be transfering again soon. I do have to say although the middle school is awful the elementary school is great. I have to agree with everyone else on that one!! That principal and staff are wonderful and truly care about the children and their education! Wonderful special education program there.

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2007
Great school!!! Principal is on target with the quality of education!! Wonderful teachers! They are very caring and all work together! Although Elgin has a WONDERFUL elementary school their middle school is a different story!

- submitted by a parent

September 30, 2004
Good teachers, good admin. all work together for quality education.

- submitted by a parent
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Elgin Elementary School
610 J Street, Elgin, OK  73538
(580) 492-3680
Last modified Elgin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Elgin Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top