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Grapevine, TX
Students enrolled: 468

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1300 West College Street
Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 251-5680
(817) 421-0982
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March 03, 2015
Cannon elementary is doing everything to bring your child down not to build him up. They have favoritism for some parents and kids. You better pray you are one of them otherwise your school days will be everything you don't want them to be.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2015
This school is run by a very dedicated Principle, Ms Blizzard. Her true interest in every child's success shines through the whole school. This attitude is reflected in the commitment of every teacher here by cultivating an environment of enthusiasm and life long love of learning! Cannon has an extraodinary STEM curriculum which is very well implemented. My children's personal happiness, life skills and motivation for learning has grown in leaps and bounds since they moved here from another GCISD school. They love going to school every day, because "school is so much fun". The students who attend here are from very diverse sociodemographic backgrounds, but they are all welcomed and treated equally - no cliques or special groups that I can attest of. We are truly privileged to be part of this very well run, welcoming school. Thank you Cannon (and GCISD)!!!

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2015
I have to admit I was worried abou sending my children to Cannon five years ago, but can say it was the best decision ever. Cannon has been the best experience for my two children. The principal and staff are committed to education and embracing the diverse nature of the demographics. I have never seen such passionate teachers who engage the students. The STEM program really should be STEAM. It is a whole brain school program with great arts and music along side of the math and science curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2015
Oh please if your kid has a disability do not bring them here the principal and vp are the worse they do not take care of bullying the lie and say they do which they never did then blame my kid!! The one who was getting bullied, cause I stood up for my kid and to pay me and my family back made up lies and called cps on us nice huh?? All cause we stood up for my child!!! horrible school!!!! The principal and vp need to be fired got my kid out of there and I would never let another kid of mine near that school

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2014
Cannon Elementary is a GCISD school. It's within a great school system. They are an elementary STEM school. AND every child, K-5 take home iPads everyday. When we moved to this area and was assigned to Cannon, we had no idea how innovative this school was. The children have individualized assignments, as well as work teams, which is a good simulation of the real world. The principal is laser focused on education. The assistant principal is nurturing. They make a great team. Parents are down to earth and teachers are approachable. As a former private school parent, I'll tell you, this school gives me no reason to go back.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2014
Cannon Elementary's teachers, principal and staff are a great asset and this school deserves recognition beyond the 'stats' that are used to rate schools. The STEM program, dual-language options and GT classes make it a great place for kids. 2 of my kids have been through K-5 at Cannon and the third one enthusiastic attending now.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2014
Absolutely love this school. STEM, Dual Language, 1 to 1 iPad initiative. Cannon has so much to offer our daughter. We love the diversity.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2014
What an outstanding place to send your child. Both my son and daughter go here and I have nothing but good things to say. There are so many after school activities and clubs as well as great projects my kids are involved with its staggering. The principal Mrs Blizzard (formerly Taylor) is great and is really leading this school in a positive direction with STEM education, Bi Lingual curriculum and, in championing the school by seeking grant money and supporting Cannon's awesome robotics team. There is always something happening here. So many of the parents I know who have children here are involved in some way. There is a very active watchdogs program where dad's can come volunteer and be part of their child's day. I've done it a few times and am thrilled with the interaction I have with their teachers. There are so many great, caring teachers at Cannon I feel blessed that my kids are there.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
This school really deserves a higher rating and in time it will show. I am so impressed with how this school runs like a well-oiled machine! It has a lot to say about the Principal and her dedication to our children and her amazing staff. Every child has their own ipad that they take home which is unheard of! As well as the STEM program they offer. My child is so excited to get to school, just absorbing as much as possible and loving it! There's nowhere else we'd like to be. we are definitely at the right school!

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2013
My son has been at Cannon since 1st grade.....today he starts his first day of 5th grade. He has had the best experience here at Cannon. I have had excellent communication each year with every teacher he has been involved with. Mrs. Blizzard has always done a phenominal job leading this school. He has counsellors that genuinely care. I can't say enough positive things about Cannon!

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2013
My son has been in this school for three years. All of his teachers were great! The Principal is also doing a fantastic job on education in this school!

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2013
It's sad that this school wants to diagnose and medicate little boys because they are a challenge and require teachers to actually teach. The principal get an D- for poor parent communication and lying to cover up their mistakes.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2012
Makes me sad to see this great school rated lower than others around. Nothing could be farther from the truth. In fact, we have had our kids in other schools in this district and they don't begin to compare with Cannon. Strong leader with creative vision and is always bringing new opportunities forward for our kids that they couldn't get anywhere else. We love Cannon and so do our 3 kids!

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
The teachers are great and the education my child receives is greater than it would be at most other schools.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
My granddaughter is smarter than the average bear thanks to the great education received at Cannon Elementary. :-)

- submitted by a community member
August 22, 2009
My son has been in this school for the past year and i have to say thank you Cannon, his first grade teacher and the whole school staff are the best of the best.

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January 14, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2008
Just move in from other state and there are no negative things about this school, Tim the principal is great with kids an the whole staff is wonderful.

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January 15, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2007
Awesome school! I couldn't ask for a better place for both of my children to attend school. There's a lot of diversity in the student body. This school really has it together. Its one of the top schools in the area. We couldn't be more pleased here!

- submitted by a parent
December 10, 2005
Good School with dedicted teachers, some teachers are very young and clearly are still developing skill, however they are caring and kind. Principal is hard to reach and seems to stand back but must be a strong leader for school to be so strong.

- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2004
Principal is very supportive and interested in best education for child.

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Cannon Elementary School
1300 West College Street, Grapevine, TX  76051
(817) 251-5680
Last modified Cannon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cannon Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top