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St Clare/St Paul School

Private | PK-8 | 389 students

 

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Posted September 9, 2014

This school is settled in a narrow corner of the world. Acceptance from teachers is based upon your last name and Greenridge address. Nepotism is encouraged as a Greenridge teacher had her daughter hired this year. Kids who know the mother-daughter tag team are permitted to call both teachers by their first names. Such children are have free reign to bully fellow students and disregard class rules with no reprocution. Whatever you do, don't try to stand up for your child who us being bullied, because the Greenridge girls take care of their own and will take it out on your child. The education is sub-par and for a catholic school, the teachers possess no value. I regret sending my children to the school. Please think twice about this school unless you are already part of the gang.
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Posted January 16, 2014

This school is fine for younger students but by the time they reach about fifth grade everything goes down. Teachers are very prejudiced to certain students. A lot of bullying goes on but teachers ignore it. Students can't do well when distracted by mean students and teachers do nothing. Some,not all, teachers do not properly post on edline. Teachers do not inform parents if student isnt working well. I can't believe young catholic girls could be so mean. I often wonder if there parents know what they're saying to other girls. As a parent you. Can't say anything or else your child gets bullied even more. I wouldn't send a dog here. There are currently 5 family members here. Only the girls are having trouble


Posted November 7, 2012

My Kids LOVE This School! I Would recommend it for students who want a great education. The teachers are really nice and my B average kid is now an A+ Student!
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 99% 71%
Black 1% 15%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 9%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1527 Penn Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
Phone: (570) 343-7880

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