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Arlington, TX
Students enrolled: 659

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810 Dove Meadows Drive
Arlington, TX 76002

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(817) 299-6620
(817) 453-6835
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January 21, 2015
I was worried about this school from the ratings when my son attended kinder last year. My fears were confirmed when he got little to no education. We even tried to sell our home to get out of this school.He had to go back this year as we can not put him in a private school. This year was even worse. His teacher has kids running all around the room and can not control her class. The principle is not much help either. She will not return email, phone calls, or notes left for her. My son has been removed from class to receive instruction by a teacher that is not certified which is against policy. I had to call the school board before i could get any answers from the school. My son will did not continue at this school. I would home school before i would send my child here. This is not only a dangerous school for children but they do not get any sort of education. This may be the reason that the school is a title one non performing school. This principle needs to be removed and the staff needs further training.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Janet Brockett has gone downhill due to the dictatorship environment fostered by their now 2 year term principal. A great leader gets the team motivated, does not show blatant favoritism, does not prevent or restrain an employee from advancement or opportunity, does encourage participation, does show gratitude, and does act towards each direct report with courtesy, professionalism, and fairness. The current principal at Janet Brockett fails in all aspects noted above. It is recommended that an independent investigation be performed into her leadership style without repercussion to any employees questioned. Currently, the majority of the employees this independent interrogator has spoken with, fear this principal's retaliation. Please address MISD school board. Thank you.

- submitted by a community member
February 03, 2013
This rating has to do with my child's teach this year in 3rd grade. This was a new teacher brought in from Arlington. She does not motivate the children; she is the only 3rd grade teacher that follow the same teaching convention as the other teachers in that grade. This is visibly causing her students to be behind the other 3rd grade students in math/reading. I am teaching my child not her! If I wanted to home school I would have done that!

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2011
I think my low rating has mostly to do with my child's own teacher. In the First grade, it is apparently VERY important for the children to work VERY independently. I frankly think that is a cop-out. First grade is too young for that. My child really hates her class, and is sick and tired (as am I) with the fact that she is openly reprimanded in class when Mom and Dad forget to sign a paper - by the teacher's deadline. My child did have three really wonderful days recently though. She came home happy, and woke up ready to go back to school. They had a substitute. That really says it all. I'm also told that this teacher and their spouse are very close friends, and spends a lot of social time with the Principal and his wife outside of work. That says a lot too. Thank God we have moved, and she will attend Smith next year.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2011
Not very Impressed w/ this School, Vice Principal and Staff Unsatisfactory.I had mixed reviews on putting my child in this location from neighbors.I believe I will Move before going through another yr of headaches and Frustration.Like th other reviewer said, listen to your child you just may learn something.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 22, 2010
This is NOT one of Mansfied's finest. As you can see, the rating are going down. There is a reson for that. Listen to your children and report what you know. Some parents feel like that don't have a voice and just let the bad things continue. Stay up and be heard. Please don't allow all of this bad stuff continue at this school. Stand up and be heard! We are our children's voices.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 18, 2010
Beware of this school. It is unfocused. The prinicipal and asst. prinicipal would rather keep their friendship with the staff than focus on the children education and safety. They have a blind eye to what's going on. Parents - please go and see what's going on at this school and listen to your kids. If they come home and tell you things that you just wouldn't believe is happening. Please believe it. It's some awful things happening at this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2008
I am a grandparentof a special need child that is attending this school. I also have another child that has attended Janet Brockett and has moved on to a Middle school in MISD system. I could never say enough good things about this school and the staff.

- submitted by a community member
June 23, 2008
I really loved my daughter's first grade teacher. She always kept us informed by sending home notes and emails. Any time I emailed her with a question she was very prompt in responding. She really helped my child learn to read and understand math. It was a great year!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2008
I absolutely love teaching at Janet Brockett Elementary; I have never worked with such a dedicated and compassionate staff. I have never had a class full of as many invovled parents as I do this year; they have been absolutely amazing. This is my first year at Janet Brockett, and I am impressed with the principal's dedication to meet the needs of every child. I truly appreciate the teamwork from everyone involved at this school.

- submitted by a teacher
April 04, 2008
This is the best school I have ever taught at. The principal is always taking input from parents and staff and working to make our school better and better each year. He expects a lot out of us but it is all for the betterment of the students. He works really hard to give struggling students every available resource. His door is always open to hear questions, concerns, and comments. Sometimes parent participation is not as high as other schools but that is because our parents work hard to make a good life for their kids. They are not always available to donate their time but I believe they do their best. Our campus is fun loving, respectful, and child centered. There is a lot of learning that goes on here that seems to be overlooked. Everything from laptop computers to theater is incorporated in their learning.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 04, 2008
I've had children in this school for the past 3 years. We transferred from an elementary they loved so was a bit hesitant at first. However, both have done very well and enjoy the school and the staff. There have been times I ve had to contact the teacher or principal with concerns and each time I was pleased with how quickly and attentively they responded. I feel the school management is dedicated to providing the best experience for both students and parents. As a parent I have appreciated knowing my concerns were taken seriously. I have also seen them use creative and interpersonal solutions to resolve problems between students, and I commend that.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2008
I am extremely unhappy with this school as it is lacking academically. Parent involvement is low, yet not highly encouraged. It has been my experience that struggling children do not receive any assistance through available resources, unless they are failing. Parent concerns seem to go unacknowledged.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
March 28, 2008
My child has been at this school for the past 2 years and we have been very pleased with our experience here. The teachers are very involved with the kids and seem genuinely interested in ensuring they have a positive learning experience.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2008
This is my son's first year at Janet Brockett Elementary. The Prinicipal and staff are awesome! Parent involvement is HIGHLY encouraged. It has been tougher this year with the background checks an the raptor system but as a parent I am very happy that the school district cares enough about their students to keep them safe! The teachers work with individual students who need extra help and are always willing to do whatever they need to do to make our children successful in school and in life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 27, 2008
Janet Brockett is a great school. This is our first year there and my child loves it. The expectations are high; the teachers are caring; and it's a safe, happy learning environment. There are lots of extracurricular opportunities for parents and kids. Parent involvement is not terribly high; however, the school is located in a area in which most families need dual income. I believe parents are involved in ways they can be

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2008
Wow! I am so surprised to read a negative response to Janet Brockett. My child is on her third year here. We have had issues that we have discussed with administration and they reacted quickly and fairly. It has been my experience that reasonable complaints are handled with speed and fairness. The administration is loving, firm and fair. I spend time working up at my daughters school and have had the opportunity to watch administration and teachers in action. They are very well staffed and trained. They use cutting edge technology, train the kids in creative and productive ways, and are always warm and friendly to those they meet in the hall. It may appear to some that the teachers are not teaching because they incorporate a variety of teaching methods to ensure that each child's need is addressed and all the children learn. I invite you to see for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2008
This is school is an excellent school with extraordinary teachers, staff, and principles. They are all very dedicated to their students, and are always going the extra mile to ensure parents and students have a great experience.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2008
Unfortunately, I have been overall disappointed with the structure, curriculum, teachers, and methods of this school. The whole system seems to be unfocused, and it appears that the children are the ones suffering. There is no leadership in the school, and concerned parents are made to feel ignorant, of little importance, and a nusance. Needless to say, my child will not be attending this school after the end of this year! I strongly urge concerned and dedicated parents to research additional schools in the area, for their children's best benefit.

- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2008
My daughter has been a student at this school for the past three years that the school has been open. We have had excellent teachers and have enjoyed our first educational experience there.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2007
This review submitted without content.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2007
It is a great growing school. The teachers are very kind indeed and very willing to improve the overall atmosphere of the school. It is one of the best schools indeed around.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2007
Brockett is not one of Mansfield ISD's finest. I truely question the quality of the education offered at this school. I also feel that problems that arise are never addressed by the principal. Discipline is lacking at this school and I am disappointed in how situations involving violence, have been handled. Parent involvement is low, yet the teachers that my child has had do not even encourage it...in fact it is the complete opposite. Overall, I am disappointed with this school and will do what I can to get my children out of this school district.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2007
This is a newer school with an amazing principal! He is very involved with the students, easy to talk to, always around, and the kids absolutely love him! I think it says alot when you have a caring principal. My daughter has had 3 wonderful years here all with very good teachers. I don't think you will be dissapointed.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2006
I am very impressed with Janet Brockett Elementary. The school is brand new. This is only it's second year in operation. Principal Chuck Roe and his staff are outstanding. The teachers are fantastic and truly care for their students. We are participating in the after-school cup stacking club as well as the running club that the school offers. There is even a 5k Fun Run at the end of the year. My daughter has made many friends and loves going to school.

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2006
My grandson attends Brockett. He is a truly more confident little boy now that he is there. He loves his teacher and loves school. He was in a situation with teacher peer pressure, and child intimidation and not just saying this as a grandmother. I was in the school system for more that twenty years and I would listen to my son and daughter-in-law speak of their son in school and things that was happening there and I thought, that it was just words of protective parents, but it wasn't. I am extremely happy with Janet Brockett Elementary School. It's the school for happy children. __Johnnie Tsirigotis____ Grandmother

- submitted by a parent

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Janet Brockett Elementary School
810 Dove Meadows Drive, Arlington, TX  76002
(817) 299-6620
Last modified Janet Brockett Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Janet Brockett Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top