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North Euless Elementary School3
Posted January 12, 2015
- a parent
We haven't had a great experience here. They de-enrolled my son because he came down with strep on his first day of Kindergarten. As if it wasn't devastating enough to miss the romanticized "first day of school" we returned to find they de-enrolled him due to someone not passing on the message of his absence, despite the fact that I had called. Then they lost my kindergarten son, second week of school. His teacher has missed a ton of school throughout the year now. No one seems to be able to spell my son's name correctly, and it's not a difficult name. You would think the teacher would at least make an effort to learn how to spell it. Drop-off and pick-up are a nightmare. Administration can be combative if you have a complaint or something to address. As the year went on, it got a little more smooth, but overall I feel like we would have had a more positive experience somewhere else. All my friends ADORE their kindergarten teachers, and mine seems hardly involved, and my son doesn't think much of her. I guess it has been a good experience in learning to respect elders, even if you don't care for them.
The school itself is great however there are a few areas that could use some attention. I was not please when my daughter came home with lice. When I spoke to the school about it, they informed me that they no longer send kids who have lice home, nor check all the students in the class. They also don't send a courtesy letter to parents at least letting them know there is a case of lice. If I would've gotten a letter from the school about a case in the classroom I would've been checking constantly. Another thing is she buys her lunch, she had $4 and the lunches are $2.30... she wanted water instead of milk and they told her she didn't have enough money. How is water more than $1.70? Luckily we are moving at the end of the school year to a better school district. I really hope they get things in gear.
Drop off and pick up is extremely difficult and they yell at parents for simply trying to ensure their child's safety. It's disappointing that they do not have a better plan for the little ones getting into and out of the school.
my daughter attended pre-k in north euless elementary school and now she is in kindergarten in another school, and i feel there nothing new to learn in kindergarten, as her teacher in Pre-k, taught her alot, and put her in a level that make me feel i should have her start first grade right away.
My Child attended this school during Kindergarden and First Grade. We have moved to another school since, but this year was his last year at North Euless. The teachers are wonderful and the principal was very interactive with the partents! A wonderful school to attend!
I have had no problems with North Euless. They have accepted my daughters with open arms. My daughters are involved in the Suzuki Strings program, which HEB ISD is the only district in the DFW Metroplex offering this program. They have many other programs that the children can be involved in. The school is rated Exemplary and my daughter was commended in both reading and math. My older is also in the gifted and talented. All this and her enjoying the school itself. My younger hasn't had the chance to partake in all her sisters activities, but she has only been there for K. They hold the students and the parents accountable, which is how it should be. This is not happening in all schools, so those are the school systems that will reflect negatively. I'm out of room, so I need to end this. Great School and Great School District.
My son attended North Euless for 2 years and I found his experience as well as my own to be horrible. I would agree that the school places a lot of effort on Taks and discipline - this has to be the reason that the school and district are rated so highly. Having dealt very closely with 2 teachers and the principal I was less than impressed with their concern with my child's overall well being. I actually moved on purpose to take him out of the school. I rate it average because I believe that the school provides an opportunity for learning. The environment to me was not conducive to taking advantage of that opportunity. There is a lot more negative feedback than positive - I just believe that kids need a balance of the two.