My nephew went to this school. My sister fought to get him here. They have a lot of resources for children with disabilities, small class sizes and they do thorough IEP's. Just ask a lot of questions. Wish they went to 8th grade and not 5th
I went to this school and now my son is a 2nd grader there! Teachers and staff are very involved with children. Teacher consistency helps- there are teachers still teaching who were there 20 years ago. Very good gifted support program. Stresses homework and parent involvement. I loved this school and I am proud that my son is able to attend the school also. It is very obvious that he is getting an exceptional education there! The principal is awesome, although she will be retiring shortly.
I can't say enough about this school! Both of my boys attend this school and they both LOVE it.. My oldest is in 4th grade this year and my other son started K. My oldest has CHD ( Childrens heart disease) and the school has been wonderful w/ him! The nurse, his teacher, the lunch room aides all have been so understanding w/ him. The nurse took him around and introduced him to everyone in the school so they would at least know his face and what was going on w/ him. I am up there everyday to help w/ lunch for my K son and they have no problem w/ me visiting my older one as well! They made exceptions so my older one would not feel left out since he can't take gym! I mean what more can you say, except I wish it went up to 8th!
My child has attended this school for the last half of 2002-2003 school year and is now on his/her second year there. This school has many good qualities. There is alot of parent involvement and my child is happy there. They have the same teacher and class for 2 years in a row which seems to work really well for the children as far as familiarity goes. I think this school is trying to keep a good reputation. There has been a few procedural problems but when the problems were confronted, they were addressed. I do have to say for the most part my experience with John Hancock has been positive but I have experienced negatives as well. Not enough that I would switch schools at this point and I am hopeful that my child can continue on in this school until the end of 5th grade.
This is a wonderfull school, my daughter loved it! The staff was terrific the classrooms are very nice,lots of hands on experience! My daughter has a very bright future thanks to the foundation she has received from this school!
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