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15300 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97230

(503) 252-3479
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August 16, 2013
My school is Glenfair. I think the school has a potential to be great if the teachers are all on the same page. My son's 4th grade teacher was also his 3rd grade teacher. My son is a pretty smart kid; yet the teacher does nothing to keep him challenged. He gets homework sporadically and whenever I ask the teacher, she always has an excuse why the kids don't get homework on a regular basis. It is very frustrating for me to try and schedule a meeting with her because she is seldom available and when she is, she has five minutes and is always try to rush out.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2013
I just love this school now it has a really big playing place where kid can have fun it help kid do a better job at everything

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2012
I worked 3 months in this school as a volunteer to do some community engagement activities. after reviewing the school issues I decided to do big fundraising event and worked by myself on every single detail without any support from the school especially the principle. he was very unprofessional and missed guided the whole school.

- submitted by a community member
July 06, 2011
Simply put Glenfair is lacking leadership. The teachers are burt out and have no motivation or concern for the childrens growth and development, they simply show up to take home a pay check. The safety should be of great concern to any parent of an attending student as the school seems to follow there own rules and regulations without repremand. This school is a nightmare!

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 19, 2009
There are so many 'esl' kids there that the teachers seem to be behind in the actual teaching, instead they are just mastering communicating with these children. As a result my 5th grade daughter is still reviewing multiplication and is so unchallenged it's crazy. The number of teacher in service days is outrageous not to mention the one week per term off. I have to say that we have decided to move only because of this school and the lack of actual education that is going on. We have a 5 year old son that will not be going to this school.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
Parent involvement is what is needed at Glenfair. I been at Glenfair for many years and see the teachers and staff working very hard. I would like to see parent participation increase. If more parents, grandparents or community members volunteered it would propel our cummunity forward. Volunteer to lead a sports program.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2006
The teachers in my daughters 1st grade class are very committed, but the school lacks resources. Much time is spent with remedial programs; the advanced kids tend to be bored and languish.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2005
I have 3 children at Glenfair. I really enjoy this school. I know all my kids teachers and the office staff. I think this a great school.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2005
I think Glenfair staff needs to be more patient with the children at their school. my children have only been going there for three weeks and there has been more than 5 situations of shouting, and talking down and just plain being rude to these little kids. Also I think that they need to either get more staff or work out a better plan for the school schedule, because there is only about 90 days in the year. All because of teachers in service days. Another thing is, my oldest daughter is in second grade and she brings home first grade homework. My ther daughter is in kinder, and doesn't bring home ant homework. But I do think gym and music is great at least for the 1&2grade.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2005
glenfair is a pretty good school but i think they need to work on discipline better. once your kid is bad they just label him bad forever. Its pretty cool that they allow all the kids to eat there for free. I also think they should have more sports or games for the kids after school . I like the teachers there they care about the kids and try to work with them to help them with their learning and pointing things out

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August 15, 2005
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Glenfair Elementary School
15300 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR  97230
(503) 252-3479
Last modified Glenfair Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Glenfair Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top