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14 OVERALL RATINGS

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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Somewhat effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Teacher (2 responses)
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There are 26 reviews about all of the school topics.

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Ainsworth Elementary School 1

Posted February 03, 2016
- a parent
The newer parent generation English side wanting to throw the Spanish Immersion program out because they feel it will protect them from boundary changes. They'll be revisiting this very same issue soon due to massive growth in Portland. This used to be a "Great School" before all the parent infighting started.

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted February 03, 2016
- a parent
Thank you to the wonderful caring & loving Spanish Immersion teachers that have tried so hard to teach our children.


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Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted February 03, 2016
- a parent
This can only be rated on a teacher by teacher basis. Its a public school in a city with a union that has protected bad teachers in the past.

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Develops respect: Agree

Posted February 03, 2016
- a parent
Respect is missing from this school at the moment. I see the parent anger trickling down to the students.

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Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted February 03, 2016
- a parent
All three of the things are missing from the school at the moment due to parent infigting.


Ainsworth Elementary School 3

Posted January 21, 2016
- a parent
Think of Ainsworth as 2 independent schools, Spanish and English. Its great if your child can get into the Spanish immersion program, which gets all the attention and resources. The community (english) program is quite average, although some the teachers are great, but seem frustrated that they can't get the help they need while their Spanish counterparts get assistants and smaller class sizes.

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted January 21, 2016
- a parent
All the teachers in the English program for doing what they do. Its not an easy job!

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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted January 21, 2016
- a parent
Teachers in the english program are good, but limited in what they can do given the class sizes.


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Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted January 21, 2016
- a parent
There are many projects (of questionable value) and not enough homework My older child got a rude awakening when they started middle school.

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Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted January 21, 2016
- a parent
The only negative is the disparity between Spanish and English programs. Elitism is encouraged. Recent incidents of Spanish program kids taunting the English kids for being inferior.

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Ainsworth Elementary School
2425 SW Vista Ave, Portland, OR  97201
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. (503) 916-6288
Last modified Ainsworth Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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