This School Is doing everything possible to correct any minor issues they are experiencing. Yes they are only growing pains people. Every year they are expanding Pegasus, and problems will arise. The only reason most of these parents complain so much is because this school is so small and family oriented, that any small problem seems huge and dramatic! Complain as you may most of us parents understand and see the good work being done.
Reading the last two reviews ... as far as growing pains this school has been in business close to 20 years and you would think it was brand new the way things are handled. Every year the wheel is re-invented. My child attended it for two and half years. I couldnt take the disorganization, lack of education going on in the classroom, etc etc. The negative reviews on this site are point on. Education of the child is not a priority. When you are downtown Dallas, the world is their classroom. This is not taken advantage of. Elementary is okay..but by high school.. look for another place.
I feel the exact opposite about this school, Sure they may be experiencing growing pains. but the environment is exactly what some of these children need. My son Is well taken care of, communication is done through notes in his folder and phone calls. I have yet to concern myself with his well being at Pegasus. My son is recently adopted, safety, stability, and patience is what he needed. I am very involved in his life. I waited a lifetime to have him. This school may not work for you, but for me and my family, this school has given him something no other school could. Speaking for a lot of parents that I communicate with on the daily, they are happy with the school, sure Pegasus may not have a cafeteria, and the children flood the restrooms at times, but you lack to see the amazing things they offer the students. The free resources,the after school program, my son even grabs dinner all by himself before I pick him up! FOR FREE! I'm sorry your not happy with the school, please find one more to your liking, but as for us,we continue to believe we have made the right choice for our child! GOOD LUCK AND GOODBYE! I have friends on the waiting list,begging for your child's spot!
My son currently attends this school he's in K...I am fighting like heck to find a better school even if I have to pay. Poor contact with parents anyone can just come in and pick up my child NO ID required. No accommodations for parents. Unorganized..3 weeks into the school year and I hate that I even choose this school for my child. I have yet to even meet the principal--and I have tried... sad...
DO NOT SEND YOUR STUDENTS TO THIS RAT TRAP! I dont usually do this but people should know what is going on, honestly. Pegasus is the WORST unorganized poorly ran school ever. There is NO structure. Most of the Administration is inexperienced & confused. No one ever knows what is going on, poor communications, disrespect of teachers. It is baffling how this school has been around so long. It is horrific. The bathrooms are unsanitary, dirty, flooding with no toilet paper or paper towel. The classrooms are dirty & lack proper resources. The teachers are trying but the foundation & structure is POOR!! There is no library, gym or cafeteria. Students eat very bad lunches inside classrooms & trash is left on floor for rest of the day. Some of the employees seem to have mental issues. It is apparent that money for this is mis handled. It is frightening to think that people actually send their children to this school. BEWARE!
This school is by far one of the WORST schools ever!! 2012/2013 was my kids first and LAST year!!!!You can cleary tell the money the school is given is not being used properly. The teachers and staff are very unprofessional. The kids were out of control, the ONE restroom that was shared by the K- 4th graders was horrible(very unsanitary) & the 5-7th graders restroom was always flooded...Several teachers quit during the year and all they taught (well prepared) the kids for was the end of the year test. No real "principal" no school "nurse" just alot of un-organized people trying to run the school. The teachers and staff had their "picks" of certain kids who they allowed to get away with all sorts of things. I was very unhappy with this school. My kids didnt learn anything except bad manners. This school needs to be shut down!!!
Pegasus is a great school. The school hasn't always been so great, but it has been improving over the past few years. The lunch is getting better every year. The school provides the students free breakfast, lunch, snack and also free dinner. The school provide the students with a free monthly pass of DART, which helps out the students by giving them a way to get to school and to get home. The teachers and staff are great. They all treat each other and love each other as if they are family. The school has great education for the kids. They are also very caring about the students. This school focus on the children's future and college, which they pay the junior year and senior year for dull credit at El Centro College. This school is a great school for kids to attend...
Pegasus has did a great improvement since I have been here for my last fours years. the lunches has not always been great at times but they have really improved with the lunches. Every school has their problems but this school has did a great turn around. the teachers are caring and they care about what you go through not only at school but at home too. this is a great school and you as a parent would love this school.....p.s. -Sam
As a student here at the Pegasus school of liberal arts and sciences I have in the past year increased my grade average by 30% it is not as everyone says "horrible" we are NOT victims! My little brother has a learning difference and he has gone here for three almost four years now and the teachers and staff have made it possible for him to learn like the other students. I can't believe such foolishness and immaturity has come out of any individual by slandering a school that provides children with the opportunity to reach their potential. For many of us, this school is our home. We grow here, learn here, strive here, and most importantly belong here. This school has giving us a chance to make it in the world. We have dual credit opportunities at El Centro down the street. We get free school lunch, we are offered after school tutoring as well as Saturday tutoring. We are offered free Dart and TRE monthly passes we are given the chance to discuss our goals for college with our wonderful college counselors. Not to mention the class of 2012 was 100% college accepted. We have a marvelous fortuity here at this school and I would recommend this place to any student with a thirst to learn.
DON'T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT. The higher ups (4 individuals with no experience in education) appear to be in a state of delusion. They walk the halls and completely ignore the real issues that are ruining the education of their students. The buildings are falling apart, the teachers aren't given the basic supplies in order to prepare these kids for the real world like clean classrooms and modern textbooks They are also given state funding for a gym, library and cafeteria. However, none of the funding is used for these things. I'll let you guess where the money goes...Meanwhile they treat their faculty and staff like garbage. Part of the lesson plan calls for technology utilization, but they only have one computer lab for high school and lower school. Keep in mind that both schools are located a couple blocks from each other. I don't know how any of the seniors were accepted into college. I definitely wouldn't attribute Pegasus. I would credit their acceptance to the determination of the students despite the adversity, a few courageous teachers, and their parents. I just hope that thee poor academics don't prohibit them from doing well.
As a teacher at this school I can truly say that this school is horrible. The students and teachers are victims at this school. Teachers have not even been told their salaries for the year. The lunches suck, the school has leaking ceilings, no resources for the kids.... It has to be one of the worst schools in Dallas. Like previous raters have mentioned, I too am surprised this school hasn't been shut down by TEA. I wonder how many schedule changes will take place in efforts for the school to meet AYP....
I attend pegasus high school . This school is horrible . DO NOT SEND YOUR KIDS HERE. The school is very unsanitary . Their lunch is discusting. Their are some good teachers though all of the teachers tend to quit in the middle of the year The principles even quit in the middkle of the year .. I REPEAT DO NOT GO TO PEGASUS
DO NOT SENT YOUR KIDS TO PEGASUS!! This is a very unorganized school, the teacher turn-over is over the top crazy! I was a former employee and i have seen the structure. I do not even know how this school is still open. Student lunches and disgusting! They are served tuna three times a week. It is very unsanitary, TEA needs to shut this school down. The administartion is ridiculous all they care about is the money. They have no discipline control! No nurse, no vice principal or discipline coordinators, no cafeteria, no gym. I feel bad for those poor kids. so BEWARE!
Quick question...Has anyone ever taught here? It would be a great help to get some information...Thanks
Best School my child has ever enrolled in! Staff is really accomodating and nice. Thank You
I am currently a student in this school, 10th grade. I was also a 9th grader last year. I spent most of my life in a private school, though for a few months I was at a public school. Pegasus sounded great, and at first it was. But slowly over time, even I started to realize I had better organizational skills then this facility. There are good teachers, but many seem to have not only little enthusiasm for teaching, but also act immaturely towards us in a situation. They're supposed to show us how to act, not get to insulting us on our level. And passing the TAKs does NOT mean your learning in a school. Our classes are pretty much build not to teach the requires grade subject, but rather, how to pass the TAKs we must take that year. We're pretty much in school for months, learning how to take a test. We can't take core classes for dual-credit. Why? Because the classes at the college might not be teaching you what you need to know to pass the TAKs. And lastly, while I understand the appearance of the school is important through uniforms, giving demerits for uniforms and holding students in ISS while we don't even have an actual schedule is just insane. Learn to prioritize.
My Son has been at this school for going on 3 years now and I hope it is better than last year. He will be moving up to the upper school this year but that was a little crazy for my niece last year. They had all the children in one class room for the whole day with the teachers coming to the classes. The lower school was ok and they did start serving luch (even though my son said it was nothing to be happy over). The parents this pass year were more of a problem than the student!! Why show up to your childs program if you are going to fight in the hall!! Get it together people and show our children how adults are supposed to conduct themselves!!! Dont blame the school when you are not there for your child blame yourself!! This school could use more good parents!! The teachers do a good job of keeping you informed its up to you to use what they give you. As paerent our children are with their teachers more than they are home with us. So lets pull together and make this year better than anyother!!! This school could be GREAT!!! (with a little help from it's PARENTS!!!!
Great school, if they were more organization in there front office staffing and had more parent participation. Which is none. And some teachers need interpersonal skills to deal with parents and students, they need more disciple when they have students that are repeat offenders, or removed altogether... they need one principal and one vice principal and more counselors. My child makes 'A' and 'B's and passed her TAKS. But this school NEEDs direction. They offer college courses at the High School Campus. This school has the makings of a top school if they tried harder.
My daughter has been attending the school in 7th,8th and 9th grade and I have had no problems. Far better than a public school
My daughter has attended Pegasus since 7th grade. She is now finishing her freshmen year. This school has the potential to be one of the best schools in Dallas, but it lacks direction. Who is head of this school? There are too many associate, and assistiant principals. No guidance councelors. No college prep courses. No parental involvement. Not enough 'after' school activities. I feel the things they are very strict about, and focusing on should be moved to the back burner. There are too many other issues that are far more important. Parking is horrible if you transport your child to and from school. I personally feel that the teachers are not the best they could be. With the school being as small as it is, they could have more individualized help for the students that need it. There are a lot of undisciplined children running around with no supervision.
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