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William Prescott #38
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted December 10, 2015
- a community member
Your child will be very overwhelmed here. They give a lot of homework and they were ranked one of the lowest schools in the state a year or two ago.

William Prescott #38
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted December 10, 2015
- a community member
A teacher who can pick a child to be mean to is rotten. You dont pick and choose which child you like. They are all children who need to be shown respect.


William Prescott #38 1

Posted September 07, 2012
- a community member
I really thought my granddaughter was in a descent school and adjusting well to kindergarden, only to find out after her first week she is being moved to a school no where near their home because of too many children.... She only lives 2 blocks from the school and will have to be on a bus!!!! This is not right at all!!! Very disappointed in the Scranton School Distrist !!!!

William Prescott #38 5

Posted March 25, 2011
- a parent
This is by far one of the best schools I have come across. The principal is an excellent leader.... supportive of his staff but clearly in charge. In the same manner he is very encouraging of the students. He greets each by name both coming and leaving the school each day. The teachers are very dedicated and willing to spend personal time( and sometimes money) to provide the students with what is necessary to learn. The school also has a superb PTA that funds field trips, holiday gifts, and other perks for the students' education. Test scores are fantastic, especially when compared with other schools with a similar demographic, you can see that for yourself. In all, this is a friendly neighborhood school with a strong emphasis on community and education. It is a rare example of a place where all the right elements have come together to provide the perfect environment for learning.

William Prescott #38 5

Posted May 07, 2010
- a parent
Mr. O'donell the principal is involved in everyday routines and knows every child by name. The parents, pta, teachers and staff are all organized and work well together, We have organized fun family times and events. Best Elementary school around. My children enjoy going to school everyday and are excited to tell about what they did and learned when they come home.


William Prescott #38
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Posted September 16, 2009
- a community member
Three of my grandchildren go there. This is the best grade school in the city with a heavy emphasis on education.

William Prescott #38 5

Posted August 30, 2008
- a parent
Fantastic teaching core being lead by an even more outstanding Principal. I wish they had a better arts program, but that is with all schools

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William Prescott #38
Prescott Ave And Myrtle St, Scranton, PA  18510
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. (570) 348-3683
Last modified William Prescott #38 is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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