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District Philadelphia City School District
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6329 Battersby St
Philadelphia, PA 19149

(215) 537-2530
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2 stars
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May 13, 2013
I attended Ethan Allen Elementary from grades 6-8; my experience there has taught me a great deal about poor educational administration and pedagogy. As an aspiring educational leader, I have often referenced Ethan Allen in order to provide examples of what not to do. There is ample bullying, lack of disciplinary procedures, no accountability, sheer racism (from faculty, students, and parents), extreme indicators of poverty, and absolutely no value added on part of its teachers. The culture is not conducive to learning and there is a dire lack of support. If this school has taught me anything, it is how to escape and reform such egregious conditions.

- submitted by a community member
February 16, 2013
I currently attend Allen Ethan School and everybody has it all wrong. Its not the teachers or the staff thats the problem, its the parents and the students . I have been getting my education at Allen Ethan from K-8. If the parents cared about their children they would do research on the school and find out if its a good fit for their child or not. If the students cared about their life they would pay learn and set them selves up for a great life. I was one of the few that actually cared. I was recently accepted to Central High School, the best High School in Philadelphia. Its not about where you are, its about where you are going to end up.

- submitted by a community member
February 05, 2013
i am a student at Ethan Allen and i am in 7 grade this is the worst school i been at people fight every day my PSSA went down i am on proficent now i am on basic so this is the wrost school and i didn't learn half the staff i need to learn pppppplease HHHHEEELLLPPPP ME :(

- submitted by a community member
March 23, 2011
Deeply troubled school. Serious problems with overcrowding & disorganization. Bullying and misbehavior disrupt large amounts of instructional time. Administration overburdened and ineffective. NOTHING gets resolved and students are suffering.

- submitted by a community member
August 05, 2010
please I need concrete information about the school, because I moved near the school and I have a son who goes to that school and want to know if the school is reliable and good to enroll my child. Please I need information as soon as possible, thank you very much.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2010
My one child was assaulted by six students at Ethan Allen in her classroom. My 2nd grader had a pocket knife held to his throat. I never received any notification from any administrators on either incident. There is a predominance of bullies and lack of responsibility by the adults.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2010
ethan allen is a greta school!teacher are great,principal very lovebal and helpfull to the school.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2009
i have been in Ethan Allen likeee my whole life & i love it.i think that it is the best school ever.i learned so muchhh here and i would never change anything about it.well maybe there lunchs but other then that i love it.i really dont know where i would be without the help of the teachers there.some parent may think that this school is not the right one for there kid but you know what your kids are the ones missing out.i love it here!!

- submitted by a student
no rating June 19, 2009
This school is wonderful, my son has learned a lot from his teacher, Mr. L is a great guy and an awesome teacher!!

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2009
This school is not one of the best choices for parents to let their children go to there has been many fights and many students had to be removed etha allen students has no type of displine they are disrespectful and rude they're teachers don't do anything to help.

- submitted by a community member
May 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 19, 2009
Ethan allen is a wonderful school,the teachers and staff are wonderful as well! out of the elementry schools my children went to, ethan allen is the best!

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 02, 2008
very poor quality of education, too many bullies and there isnt really much the teachers can do because there are just too many students. there are no resources or extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 19, 2008
Well i use to be a student in ethan allen..im currently going to be a sophmore in high school, but when i was there everyday it felt bad, i didn't feel like going to school because of the students and teachers , all kids used to make fun and the teachers never cared. i just wanted to change schools already and get out of there haha, i liked it more with out principal we had but then they changed the principal and things got different.... he seemed to want to change the school and make things right but the kids still wouldent change l.... even though now i got to lincoln hs thats supposed to be a 'worse' school i like it more then ethan allen .there's more understanding there between students

- submitted by a student
no rating May 20, 2008
My child is in special education. He gets pulled out of the room for extra help but I feel the special ed and classroom teachers should work together in the classroom to help my son and others on work they are doing. Also, my son comes home afraid of bullying and other kids threatening each other. I wish there was more discipline going on. help!

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2008
i have been going to this school my whole life and everything has changed .The teachers can't even teach anymore .There is no bully pervention and the school is so dirty the students don't even use the trash can ,they use the floor.!

- submitted by a student
November 17, 2007
Unclean enviroment, poor teaching methods, poor bully awareness and prevention, poor effort to become better.

- submitted by a community member
October 09, 2007
as a former student of ethan allen(class of 2007!) this school is poor on discipline and academics. theres very few that are highly achieved but the majority of the kids are really undisciplined and low on academics. children seem to be running the school but theres very few teachers that actuallly care for the children to succeed.

- submitted by a former student
September 26, 2007
My daughter used to attend Ethan Allen she was a student there from K-2. I finally was able to get her enrolled in a different school which I am happy to say I made the best decision. Ethan Allen has some really good teachers, it ashame that they are so overwhelmed with children that are bused in from other communities. I think if the busing would stop then maybe our kids could have a chance. The school is very over crowded and the kids are the people who are greatly affected. These kids are our future the school district should do something to help these kids achieve.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Ethan Allen has most certainly headed down hill quickly. The principal is a joke - Can we say 'Afraid of the Children?' The kids in the neighborhood are forced to go here unless we can afford the rising price of catholic schools. It is getting to the point where you cannot expect to attend this school and acquire an education! I hate knowing that children in the underclasses that are motivated to learn are at a severe disadvantage. Another reason the Thank the school district of Philadelphia and I am glad to see the Mayor is putting our tax dollars to good use!

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2006
The teachers have no control over the children because they have no back-up behind them. The students seem to be running the school. The discipline has disappeared. The children know that they can get away with things and they are taking advantage of it. If something isn't done soon the school will really be run down. Where is the authority?

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2006
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March 30, 2006
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January 18, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2006
I really think that this school just keeps going down hill. The children are out of control and nothing is being done to correct this.

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2005
I think ethan allen has to many discipline problems that are not being taking care of. Children seem to get away with bad behavior. The principal allows kids to stay in this school that keep doing the wrong thing. The children who are trying to learn are constantly interuped by the negative behavior of others. It is a shame that the school has gotten this way because there are alot of good teachers there. Teachers should not have to stop teaching to discipline children all the time. We need help!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2005
My child is in kindergarden and Allen Ethan School has not taught her anything that she does not already know. I feel like my child is getting left behind because they are focusing on subjects that were introduced to my child at the age of 3.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2005
I think the current curriculum is very good. Students are really enjoying Mrs Eisenburgs classes

- submitted by a former student
October 24, 2005
I think that there are a few teachers that truely care about the children placed there, notibly Mrs Eisenburg and Mr 'M' and Mr Barber, they really challenge the kids, I think that starting last year the current principal is changing the way things used to be and is turning parent respect and trust around compared to other years. The school needs newer books to enhance their curriculum needs this will booster parent confidence and begin to start better test scores and education testing.... Thank You

- submitted by a former student
May 19, 2004
There are only a handful of teachers at Ethan Allen that really care about the children. They are there for the children, not just a job and a paycheck. The leadership is rarely available and don't handle problems until it is too late (ie, someone gets hurt or in 'serious' trouble. There is no control over the children and the children know it. It is an utter disgrace!

- submitted by a parent
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Allen Ethan School
6329 Battersby St, Philadelphia, PA  19149
(215) 537-2530
Last modified Allen Ethan School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Allen Ethan School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 33 reviews.