Students enrolled 828
School leader ANGELA BORGARELLO

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12450 Jereme Trail
Frisco, TX 75035

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(469) 633-2100
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5 stars
Based on 31 ratings

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October 10, 2014
I am a retired teacher from Louisiana. My granddaughter is in Kindergarten at Curtsinger Elementary. I had occasion to visit the school this past month, and was even invited to volunteer to work with Vivienne's class. What a treat! From the moment I walked in the door, I knew this was a very special school. It is truly like a family. I was there every chance I got. I was so impressed with everything and everyone I met. Mrs. Olander makes learning fun and challenging at the same time. Everyone there is motivated and truly dedicated to these students. My only regret is that I had to leave after a week, and perhaps that I didn't discover this school thirty years ago when I entered the classroom as a young teacher. Kudos to everyone connected with this wonderful school. I am looking forward to seeing you all again. Pam Curry

- submitted by a community member
March 23, 2014
The February 28, 2014 review cannot go unanswered. One bad review out of 20 shouldn't set the tone for this school. Let's be fair, not everyone is going to be happy all the time--and some will never be happy wherever their kids go. We've had kids at Curtsinger for eight years. While not every year has been perfect--I can't think of a better school. They are well equipped to handle students with challenges as well as those who are gifted (We have both)--and everyone in between. The staff, top to bottom, are fantastic. Curtsinger is known in our area as one of the top elementary schools--people buy houses in the neighborhood so their kids can attend. This school has excellent parental support and a very active and inclusive PTA. We are truly blessed with everyone who works there to make it so awesome. While the office staff is easy to work with, the teaching staff (including SPED) are even better. We've never had a teacher who wasn't willing to meet with us or who wasn't asking for a meeting when they felt there was a need. Bottom line--it is one amazing place. I've heard it said--it is as close to a private school they've ever seen in a public system. Curtsinger ROCKS!

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2014
The teachers appear disconnected and unmotivated. Many repetitious worksheets without any actual teaching or understanding occuring in the classrooms. There also seems to be a lack of support from the principal to hold the teachers accountable and provide them the resources they need to provide the best learning experience of the children. The teachers' latest request for a "big item" from the PTA was for individual Keurig coffee makers for each pod. There is something fundamentally wrong with teachers requesting perks for themselves over teaching aids for the classroom. We are disappointed that we purchased a house within a mile and simply assumed "blue ribbon" meant a quality of teacher. Sadly, it's based on test scores through memorization of repeated pre-tests. We hope that this isn't indicative of Frisco ISD as a whole and maybe just one bad school.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2013
Great school environment. Great staff. Great parent environment. We are looking forward to be part of it.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2013
My daughter has been there 3 years now and it has been better and better. So happy to be part of this school! The Principal, the staff and the PTA are involved in a very healthy atmosphere. And of course by kid is excited to go back to school!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2013
We had our kid enroll in the middle of the year for the 2nd grade since we were relocating to this area. The staff at this school were extremely helpful and made the whole admission process a breeze. The teachers took extra interest to bring our kid upto speed and make her feel at ease. The teachers are doing a great job in keeping our kid academically challenged. We are extremely happy to have our kid be a student of this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2011
We were aobut to move , one of the reasons that made us change our minds and stay was Curtsinger Elementary, this is an amazing school!

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2011
the most amazing school ever!! i was so sad when my son had to move to the middle school!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
The spirit of the staff and support of the parents is unparalleled in excellence, and is a fitting tribute to the legacy of this school. It's namesake, Claude Curtsinger, would undoubtedly be quite proud.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2009
Love the dedication the teachers have to addressing the needs of every child.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2008
This was our first year at Curtsinger as my son entered Kindergarten. We were so lucky and blessed to have Mrs. Rhodes. She was wonderful. My son learned so much from her. She is also a very warm and loving teacher. Her kids never questioned whether she cared or not. It was shown everyday. She is so organized and creative. I am hoping that my daughter will get her this fall. At the end of school all the kids got a picture with her and sweet little sayings. She took the time to make all of it special for each student. The school is great, the atmosphere is terrific and the teachers are wonderful. Julie B

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2008
Curriculum and teaching quality is overall good but not exceptional. The overall approach can be improved. This school is well suited for slightly above average kids but a high energy gifted kid gets stifled because of the norms, traditions and protocol. The administration & teachers need to have a more open minded approach to channel the energy of gifted kids instead of getting frustrated and averaging out the kid to an acceptable level.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2007
My child has attended since K and has had very little trouble but...I am very disappointed in the new principle. She has her heart in the right place I hope but..she is a micro-micro manager. She wants anything and everything to go through her. Letters to parents and teachers even if she approved them from last year. She will only answer the phone on speakerphone and to me that is unprofessional and very uncomfortable. She has changed the whole atmosphere of the school. As a parent I find it very difficult to volunteer for anything with out her 'laying down the law' in the meetings to what brands of food they can have for parties due to a contract they have with a food company or what presents we can give to the teachers. I really miss our old principle with her happy go lucky personality.

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2006
My child has attended this school for many yeara. Academic programs are great, teachers are great and very attentive. New assistant principal lacks alot of experience and should go back to teaching.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2006
The school has an excellent staff of teachers, administrators with excellent parental involvement. The school activities range from book fairs, music shows and family nights outside of school. It is a great school and my son is in fourth grade.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2006
Cirtsinger is an awesome school. Very family oriented,and very challenging. The kids are encouraged to help others, and achieve also. Great atmosphere!

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2006
I love this school. After a completely unsuccessful school year at Barksdale Elementary in Plano and many pleas to have my daughter tested for dyslexia, I finally did so myself. I brought her to Scottish Rite Hospital and just as I thought, she was diagnosed as dyslexic and dysgraphic. The education of my child is too important to leave her with a Principal that it too concerned with outward appearances and budget dollars to help a struggling learner in need. I found the absolute polar opposite at Curtsinger Elementary. My daughter is thriving! And reading! The teachers are amazing and compassionate! The are equipped to handle differences with compassion and expertise. There are not words enough to express the gratitude that I feel for the administration, and entire staff of this school. Outstanding!

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January 10, 2006
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October 28, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2005
Very pleased with the curriculum that Ms. Brown has in her lesson plan for my kindergartener. The special attention to detail and caring attitude shows in each work my child brings home. Great open communication with teacher.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2005
This is the best elementary school I have ever seen, and I have a spouse that was a teacher for 5 years! The level of parental involvement is outstanding, and the teaching and administration is exceptional. Ms. Boyce and Mr. Parr do a fantastic job. They have had in the past 12 months: The Fort Worth Opera, Chris VanAllsberg (the author of The Polar Express), and many other performers and companies come to the school to enhance the academic and social atmosphere of this institution. I can't say enough of this school and how it has positively affected my daughter's attitude and aptitude for school work!

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July 29, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2005
This is a wonderful school. The teachers are great , the principal is wonderul. There is a great relationship between parents and teachers

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July 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2005
This is an awesome school! The students love coming to school here, and learning. The principal is great, and great at keeping students excited about learning. Their test scores are off the charts, and the children are not as nervous about taking the test. They think it is fun! The students enjoy this school. I have not been in a better school, and regret leaving!

- submitted by a teacher
April 30, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
April 19, 2005
I have twin daughters that started kindergarden this year. The counseling staff was very helpful and sensitive to the unique bond of twins, and honored my request to allow them in the same classroom. I am told that it is rare that this happens. This school truely is about putting the child's needs first. The cirriculum is carried out in a creative way that relates to children. There is alot of parent-teacher communication which I found reassuring. This is an exellent school.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2005
Excellent involvement by parents and teachers. Solid focus on learning and fun. Children are well behaved and really enjoy Pep Rallies on Fridays - they teach spirit for school, respect for others and attentive listening.

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February 03, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2004
This is a fine school if your child is perfectly behaved. Once a child gets on the bad side of the teachers and administration, the child will never be given a fair second chance. The child is shipped to an alternative school where the staff at Cursinger then forget about them and make excuses about how busy they are with the other students. I feel if my child would have had more positive consistent attention, he would have had a better experience at this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2003
Raised five kids and Curtsinger is by far the best elementary school I've experienced. The kids enjoy the environment, the teachers are friendly and best of all the kids are challenged and learn. Over three years of excellent results for our family!

- submitted by a parent
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Curtsinger Elementary School
12450 Jereme Trail, Frisco, TX  75035
(469) 633-2100
Last modified Curtsinger Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Curtsinger Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top