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151 North Dickinson School Rd
Carlisle, PA 17013

(717) 240-6800
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January 27, 2014
Positives: Small school and mostly exceptional teachers lead by an energetic and involved principal (2013-2014) who honors the staff and students. Big Negative: The country location contributes to low enrollment and the population has been supplemented to house many more special education classrooms. Inclusion may be appealing in theory but I find it slows down the pace of the curriculum in the Specials, Science, Reading and Social Studies. Unfortunately, the regular education students get tired of these slow downs and fail to empathize with their disruptive special ed classmates. The desired benefits of Inclusion are failing miserably.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2013
I have been very disappointed over the past 2 years. Nothing exceptional and curriculum really only meets need of the average to low achievers. If your child excels no supplementation will be given and the school staff will be rude and off putting if you request it. Overall I find the staff and teachers to be extremely unprofessional.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2011
I have 2 children attending N. Dickinson and I can't say enough about the teachers, principal and staff. They all go above and beyond what their regular duties might be. The parents are VERY involved and this adds to the care, education and attention that the students get. Well done N. Dickinson! Keep it up!

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2011
We have only been at North Dickenson for one year and we are moving after this year is over (we are military), but I really do wish we could stay. It has been such a positive experience for my son. His 3rd grade teacher, Ms. Ryan has definitely gone above and beyond to not only help him fit in, but to ensure he excels. I wish our education system had many more 'Ms Ryan's". We could not be more pleased with the school and the community. The school has recently been completely renovated and is wonderful. Lots of activites for the kids. The only dissapointment we had was the lack of second language classes(spanish, french,etc.). We were told they are working on getting it added to the entire Carlisle school district curriculum. This is our son's third school, and we have been very, very pleased with his experience. Overall an excellent school!

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2010
North Dickinson Elementary is such a great school because parents and teachers alike want the children to succed in all that they do. It doesn't matter if it's academics, music, art, sports our school emphesizes everything. GO BRONCO'S

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2008
Great teachers and staff! They really go the extra mile and truely care about the kids!

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no rating August 19, 2008
Great School, with awesome teachers!

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North Dickinson El School
151 North Dickinson School Rd, Carlisle, PA  17013
(717) 240-6800
Last modified North Dickinson El School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
North Dickinson El School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top