Its great if you part of the parent clique that exists there. Your child will be bullied and left out if not. There are several teachers( and the principal ) who will ignore your concerns and your child's well being in order to protect the select few. I would not send another child there for anything!!
My son is currently in Kindergarten at Fairview and he also attended the Preschool program there for 2 years prior. I am impressed with the school overall. Fairview is very inviting of parental involvement and I have been fortunate to go on field trips and participate in other activities with my son's class. He's doing very well there. "Officer Buddy" the school resource officer for this school is amazing. The kids are crazy about him and i believe he is an excellent role model for them. I agree with some of the other posters that the woman in the front office is not the friendliest in the world, but I have very little need to have any contact with her and she as not ruined our experience with this school.
My daughter attended 4th & 5th grade at Fairview and I was very pleased with the extra help that she received. Then leadership at Fairview changed hands and things went down hill from there. My youngest child is currently attending there, this child faces numerous challenges, but the biggest challenge is the lack of support from Mr England and his administrative staff. My attempts to get a "504" program resulted in a meeting with the "S" team & them assuring me that they could meet my child's needs & that I would be notified of the monthly meetings & able to attend these meetings. At the very next "S" team meeting regarding my child it was decided that my child no longer needed their services. I was notified via an email from the teacher - I was NOT notified of the meeting so was not able to represent my childs best interest. In a meeting with my child's therapist the principle told the therapist that what she was presenting on behalf of my child was "hogwash". So if your child does not fit into the "Fairview box" chances are you will not have a very good experience with this school. And unfortunately it will be your child that pays the price.
I am a former student of this school..I went to this school from 1997-1999..forth through fifth grade..I remember the school fondly for the most part..I remember I had this great teacher named Ms. Millae or something like that..forgive me about the proper name it has been years since I've even thought about this school..I had a few childhood friends from this school but I moved away and sadly never saw them again..life is very strange..how things end up..this whole "review" isn't even really a review its just simply an average man rambling about past times..well anyways enjoy your day.
This is our 2nd year at Fairview, it has been a great school for my son. He loves his teachers and has made many friends. The staff is very caring and compassionate. However I cannot say the same about the woman that works at the front reception area. She is the rudest person I have ever met, has no people skills. She makes you feel as if you are 3 inches tall whenever you walk in there.
This school brought in outside artists for workshops and drama/dance productions that were wonderful! They workshops related to the curriculum, were interdisciplinary, motivating, and fun.
My son went to Fairview from kindergarten through fifth grade. He was provided with numerous educational opportunities during those years. Now that he is in middle school, he is excelling and I'm confident that his foundation from Fairview is allowing that success. Every teacher he ever had individualized the curriculum for the children's needs as often as possible. Our other children will also go through Fairview as a result of his experiences there.
This school has been the worse experenice for my two chilidren ever. I already pulled on in Feb and the only reason the other one is still there is because her teacher is great. The main person at the front desk never knows what is going on and always hands you off to some one else, not to mention she is one of the rudest people I have ever met. I was even told that I couldn't set up an appt. to talk to the principal ' He doesn't do that' They are suppose to have a ' No Bulling' Policy yet it doesn't ever get inforced. I could go on but I won't. I do not recommend this school.
I can't say enough good about this school. The principal is on top of everything. She cares about the kids first and foremost. The teachers, the students and the parents all love and respect her. She has led the school in environmental programs which have resulted in 2 awards, an earth flag and grants to fund more environmental projects. I am so glad my son attends Fairview.
I really think Fairview is a very good school. My child is in kindergarten and he loves it there. They go out of their way to help their kids there. I couldnt think of a better school
This school has seen a lot of changes, with renovations and a new addition of a kindergarten, 1st grade, and Multi Age class wing. Overall quality of the school is improving with encouraged Parent/Volunteer involvement.
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