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Cranberry Twp, PA
Students enrolled: 619

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8051 Rowan Rd
Cranberry Twp, PA 16066

(724) 776-1518
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March 21, 2014
I love Rowan Elementary. It truly is a community school with teachers and administrators who care. The educational foundation built within these walls made all the difference as my children have grown and moved through the District. I have experience with the special education department in this building as well, and I couldn't be happier. As someone with experience in other schools, I couldn't recommend them enough.

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August 20, 2013
I have had two children attend and SUCCEED at Rowan Elementary to a high degree. The teachers work hard and have a good balance of strong academics and extracurricular activities. My son struggled for a while in class, MR. M ,the PE teacher, spent much time with him and made him feel successful and valuable. The classroom teachers did a great job of preparing him for the demands of a progressive school and the outcome was terrific. The PE teacher had so many wonderful family events and strived to make each child feel important and cared about. His events were well planned and supplemented learning for the entire family. He is very dedicated as are the teachers of this great building.

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April 08, 2010
I am very pleased with my child's experiences at Rowan Elementary. The new anti bullying program is particularly innovative. The principal is very hands on and the teachers are very educated.

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October 24, 2008
I too have nothing but positive to say about this school. We moved into the district in December 2007, my child was in Kindergarten. When my child started she was behind the kids in her class. The teacher was great and helped us to get caught up and she had no problem adjusting. Do not look at State Rankings alone, our old district was ranked much higher than SV and I do not think they compare at all, at least at the elementary level. The teachers and administration are terrific. They encourage parent involvement in the classroom. The class size is great, 17 in my child s first grade class. If you are considering moving into the Cranberry Area you will not be disappointed with this elementary school.

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February 21, 2007
We have had nothing but an exceptional experience with our first child. Our second will begin Kindergarten in the Fall of 2008. We are currently looking to move within our same community. We are making it top priority to stay within Rowan 'borders'. It is a wonderful school, very friendly, parents are welcome and involved. We feel very lucky to have Rowan as our children's elementary school.

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February 04, 2007
My children's experience at Rowan has been very rewarding. My son was identified as gifted in the third grade. The program that was set up for him has enabled him to excel through Junior High. When my daughter struggled academically the problem was identified and a team of staff developed and executed a strategy that has enabled her to reach academic accomplishments I thought were impossible. Mr. M the gym teacher plays a key role in building the self esteem of all kids.

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December 07, 2006
Good teachers, nice facility and class rooms. Lots of learning materials, and full teacher commitment. Friendly principal. This school does something good with the money and resources. I assume this is one of the better schools within the Pittsburgh greater area. I wished I would have had such school system in Germany 35 years ago.

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July 19, 2006
Our experience here was so disappointing that we moved into a different district rather than send our children back. Student/teacher ratios are very high (28:1 in my oldest child's class during the 2005/2006 school year). Limited resources for special needs students (i.e. Occupational Therapy held in a hallway due to lack of space). Reading outside of assignments was not encouraged at all by either of my children's teachers. Some extracurricular activities were available (usually with a price tag attached). An earnest attempt by the administration was made to accomomdate a high level of parental involvement however the sheer number of families made these experiences seem more obligatory than appreciated.

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July 14, 2006
Two of my children attended Rowan. The oldest was there from 1st-4th grade. I always thought it was a very good school academically, but was very surprised when we moved to another state to find out how far behind he was. It was very disappointing.

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June 02, 2006
Terrific teachers and plenty of opportunities for parental involvement. Wonderful specials available ... phys ed teacher is a favorite here.

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November 23, 2004
Friendly staff, encouraging principal,awesome physical education teacher.

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August 19, 2004
Awesome! A good mix of very qualified teachers and a great administrative staff. I am so grateful to have my children attend this fine school.

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Rowan El School
8051 Rowan Rd, Cranberry Twp, PA  16066
(724) 776-1518
Last modified Rowan El School is a Public school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rowan El School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top