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K-6
Public
Claysburg, PA
Students enrolled: 477
Before care: No
After care: No

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240 Ck Elementary Dr
Claysburg, PA 16625

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(814) 239-5144
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April 29, 2014
There are so many ways Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary could spend $5000. We are currently looking at putting some new technology in the library in the form of eReaders. Since ebooks are cheaper, and do not become worn from use, and since technology is becoming more prevalent today, this is definitely the direction we want to move with our students, however, the initial starting cost is quite an investment. We would like to make other technological improvements but again, this is a costly venture. With the federal and state budget cuts putting a financial burden on our school systems, it has become necessary to prioritize all our spending. Most of the time this means we need to spend all the working capital on the everyday expenses necessary to keep our school operational. There is little to no money left to expand to meet the growing needs of new or updated equipment. We also need to update our curriculum. Many of our books for our core subjects are several years old, however, new adoptions are considerable investments. Any funds would certainly help when trying to find enough money to purchase all the materials which support the textbooks for a new series of books.

- submitted by a teacher
April 27, 2014
We have a good school. No, our scores aren't great, but we are a good school. Our kids are kind, our teachers are well trained and caring, and our community is super. And yes, I like my principal. She isn't from The Black Lagoon

- submitted by a community member
April 07, 2014
AWESOME! I like my school. The teachers are great! They are nice. They help me to learn.

- submitted by a community member
July 10, 2013
This building has welcomed a new principal. She is fabulous...very caring and highly visible. The teachers are extremely involved and highly qualified. Upon entering the building, you immediately feel welcomed and valued!

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2011
I was a student, and I graduated this past year from the elementary. None of these teachers care. They prepare you for PSSA's because of funding, and this is it. Nothing else. Alot of them joke around too much, and cannot complete their lessons in time. I would definately send your child to Spring Cove or Chesnut Ridge. All of the teachers are unmotivated, and the ones who ARE motivated will tend to humiliate you because they feel that it will make you "learn."

- submitted by a community member
January 26, 2011
This school needs to be investigated to the fullest extant ,the teachers dont care and the principal likes to cover things up. This is not a trust worthy school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
The are some teachers at the elementary school that do care but I feel that this school needs to be investigated. My child was in six grade and was called worthless, sent to read from the dictionary what the definition of worthless was infront of his class, reported to principle and he did nothing but tried to cover up what was done to my son. My child and others have been hurt and abused by this teacher and have been scared by him and he is still there.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2008
I feel my child is receiving knowledge necessary to be successful and is being prepared well for college.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2005
My daughter began Kindergarten 2003-2004. First, the school facility itself is beautiful, newly built and kept looking very nice. The principal was outstanding, however, there is a new principal this year. So, hopefully, he can live up to his predecessor.The academics for the kindergarten were very challenging and comprehensive. I don't feel there are enough music opportunities for the younger students. The children are not allowed to join the band and/or chorus until 5th grade. To me, this excludes and denies too many children to the exposure to music when the interest is there. Sports is big in this district and begin at the youngest level. Girls have limited options, however. I feel overall the school is a very good one, however, as most, with areas that could improve with some creative thought and parental input. My daughter loves 1st grade and can't wait to go to school.That says it all!

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2005
I feel that there is very little care taken when making a child feel secure in this school. It is being run so strictly that compassion and understanding is being pushed aside. Children need dicipline,not humiliation or embarassment.Give our children a chance to correct themselves every once in a while!!!Please.

- submitted by a parent
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Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School
240 Ck Elementary Dr, Claysburg, PA  16625
(814) 239-5144
Last modified Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top