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Philadelphia, PA
Students enrolled: 377
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7350 Bingham St
Philadelphia, PA 19111

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(215) 728-5014
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April 27, 2015
This is my daughters first year, here it has been horrible. The principal Millard does not care about the children she is stuck up and very rude. I have called there 4 different times throughout the year regarding different issues and was told I would receive a call back and never ever have. Millard talks down to the parents and from what I hear to the teachers as well. there are no class parties for any holidays/events at this school because Millard "does not do parties." My daughter does not like it here it is not a happy environment. This will be her first and last year comming to such a horrible school. Its a shame they make it so depressing and hostile for the kids, children should be excited about different things going on around the school and that is not the case here :( Hoepfully school board receives enough complaints to get her out of here. Parents speak up!

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2015
The principal is a bully, she only cares about what makes her look good in the eyes of the school board and nothing else. She has taken away the things that have made the children happy. She blames everyone else for the problems that arrive in the school. Children are being scared into keeping their mouths quit. They have silent lunch where they will be punished for talking and being a child during. The staff hates being there, everyone is afraid to speak up due to the BULLY MILLARD. Staff fear for their jobs, parents fear for their kids. The teachers are excellent however wish they didn't have to work under such horrible conditions. This is an unhealthy school for the children and staff physically and emotionally.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2014
Crossan is a great school with awesome teachers and principal. With the budgets cuts this year it has somewhat put unnecessary stress on our school but the teachers and principal try there best to do whatever it takes for our kids to have a successful education. PLEASE CONSIDER OUR SCHOOL FOR THE 5000 AS WE ARE IN DESPERATE NEED FOR SUPPLIES AND PRO GRAMS THAT WERE TAKEN AWAY!

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2013
Although my child and I both love Crossan, this school is in desperate need of several things. For starters: we need more parents involved with the school and each other. If there are 6 women that are stay at home moms w younger kids at home, we can take turns babysitting so we can all be a part of our childs school day. Everyone needs to ATTEND home and school meetings, and most important: a new principal. Mrs. Millard has no concept of leadership, does not utilize the gift of micro-managing, doesn't get that as part of Home & School- she is just another member and hold ZERO authority. The ONLY thing Mrs. Millard cares about is what kind of numbers she can get out of Crossan to pump up her own resume, we are just a stepping stone. The sad part is how blatantly obvious she makes it. She once told me her main concern is ( and I thought she was going to say the children so I kind of said it along with her...but she didnt say the kids- very awkward moment was made when she said in font of her whole staff) my job.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2013
Millard is a cold hearted woman. She ENJOYS making children cry. She is on a HUGE POWER TRIP. She has no respect for the teachers, PTA, or the students. Even when we are in the yard listening to her talk for 20 minutes you can see it on everyones face how much they hate her. She only cares about her image when its really the teachers that are doing the work. All she cares about is the PSSA's. So many staff members have quiet because of her over the last 3 years. They can NOT even hold a PTA president because no one wants be near that witch.

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2013
Teachers are good. Ever since Mrs. Millard arrive there (3 years ago) not one teacher has a smile on their face when they see her. Mrs. Millard, the principal, has no heart. Loves the sound of her own voice. Not one teacher or PTA member likes her. She only cares about herself and how she looks, not the students. Never has time to listen to any parent. Doesn't even care what the parents have to say. I do love how she doesnt allow any sugar/candy item in school but when the PSSAs are around they give candy to the kids to perk them up.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2013
I have three children at this school and have seen a big change in the last three years. This used to be a great school until Mrs. Millard took over as principal. She is too rough on the kids and does talk down to parents. When I requested to speak to her in regards to my 5th grader she did not even let me get two words in. Seems like her only concern is making "AYP" and the PSSA. She practically cancelled any fun events for the kids like the halloween parade which was a tradition since the school opened. Not one parent I talked to seemed to like her. Some teachers are great but some are terrible. PTA used to be strong but now it has gone downhill in my opinion.

- submitted by a parent
June 12, 2011
We moved to Philly last year from California and I was a little worried on what I would find in the public school system. To my surprise we had a great year at Crossan! The teacher was wonderful, she communicated regularly with me and my son grew in leaps and bounds this year! They have a strings program that includes violin, chello, viola, base, ect... Not to mention a separate band and music class! They have computer labs, a great P.E. teacher and the science teacher is great! If you are considering having your child go to Crossan make sure you join the Home and School! They need the support for fund raisers during the year and it's great seeing the kids achieve so much! Next year might me tight due to budget cuts so parents need to help as much as possible.

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2011
Crossan is a great school. My son attended 4th and 5th grade there. I felt comfortable with the location and staff which is important in looking for a school. I felt like my son was in a safe environment and I never had to worry about the neighborhood, bullies, fighting, etc. Teachers remain dedicated to their jobs throughout the years and really work with the students. The principal is a no nonsense principal and she gets things done. I like the school and I am a very picky parent!!

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2010
My son is in his second year at Crossan and has grown by leaps and bounds in his academics. He loves going to school and doesn't hesitate to share with us the things he learned each day. I couldn't feel more confident in the teaching staff, faculty and especially the Principal who is a real straight shooter....that gets results! I am proud to say that my son is a Crossan Cheetah!

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
It's a nice school that cares about it's students.

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September 18, 2008
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September 02, 2008
My daughter studied for 2 years in this school. The principal, the teachers and the office staff are all great and just wonderfull. The best of the best.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2008
This is my daughter's third year here and I am very pleased with it. The principal is great and my daughter is also doing very well with her work. She has liked all of her teachers so far and they do a good job to accomodate all of the students and their needs.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2007
My oldest son was in a catholic school for two years so I was nervous about putting my children in a public school. We have no complaints about this school. The principle is very much involved, the teachers are wonderful. When I had a concern they addressed it the same day. The only thing is that it only goes up to 5th grade.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2006
I'm very happy to have my son attending this school. The teacher's and principal are behind the children 110%. When children feel that these teachers care, they do amazing things. I just wish that the school would be k-12, so that my son wouldn't have to attend any other school. I worry that I won't find a school to match the quality, caring and support that Crossan offers it's families.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2005
My child attends Kennedy Crossan elementary school.During his three years he became independent and responseble.The teachers was caring and made sure the student stayed on task with their work. For the three years my child attended Crossan he always recieved good grades as well as bringing home honor roll awards and awards for achievements. My son was always one of the top students of the class and he never fail behind.

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September 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2005
Very nice little school, with a good principal.

- submitted by a parent
October 23, 2004
I love Crossan we have great teachers and students

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Crossan Kennedy C School
7350 Bingham St, Philadelphia, PA  19111
(215) 728-5014
Last modified Crossan Kennedy C School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Crossan Kennedy C School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top