March 03, 2011
Pocopson is a GREAT school! We have very high expectations for our schools (think tiger mom & dad ), and Pocopson meets every single one of our expectations. It s obviously strong academically, as evident by its impeccable test scores. But more importantly, it gives your child a very complete education. Its math classes are divided into 3 levels starting from 3rd grade (compacted, high-avg, and avg), so regardless your child s level, s/he will fit in with the right group. There is a strong AT (academically talented) enrichment program for certain kids requiring special challenges. There are talent shows, class parties, 1st-grade poetry readings, field trips, Reading Olympics, Read-a-thon, geo-bee, spelling-bee, and countless other programs that make elementary years a memorable one. Pocopson parents are always VERY involved. It s common for an evening open-house event to have 30+ parents showing up for a class of 20. While many of the above qualities are true for all elementary schools in the UCFSD, under the leadership of a strong principal, Pocopson s teachers are creative, dedicated, and loving. Most importantly, I have two kids in this school and they LOVE it!
- submitted by a parent