This school is horrible! Communication is NOT a specialty for this school!! Coming from a whole new state and school, my children and I were completely lost. I tried to talk to the principal about my concern and she pushed me along and told me to contact her staff for assistance. My children both have been lost and confused in their assignments and what is expected of them. They used to be on honor roll. I have emailed, called, gone to the school and exhausted my limits with this school, I am even in the PTO and it doesn't even make a difference. They only care about making money not about the children or making things easy for the children. DISGUSTING!!! I don't know how their test scores are so good when the way they communicate and teach are so bad. Wish I never moved into this district!
This is the second year my children have attended Hancock. They teachers are very attentive and concern. My children are currently learning sign language, and Hancock currently has deaf student and have translaters in class, so it is really pushing them to dive into the new language they are being taught at home. Overall good school and hope that they can finish at Hancock!
I have been very pleased with this school. My son is special needs and he was in the PPCD program, K, and most of 1st grade. I have loved all the teachers and they have all made a huge effort to support his extra needs and provide him with support. I have no complaints with this school except that it is a little crowded. They need to add on to this school in my opinion.
The administration at this school is absent! we have a new principal as of March last year and I have never met her. She does not attend parent nights or open houses. I am starting to think she is fictitious!
This school needs a review by the state, because the district obviously does not care what is going on at this school. Talking to the teachers gets nowhere, talking to the administration is impossible and the school board still hasnt returned my call. Complaints are ignored. The important thing here is that there actions hurt the students!
I have had nothing but problems since registering my dughter at this school, the communication is terrible, oh and good luck dropping off your child in the morning make sure you have an additonal 20 mins. If you decide to switch to the bus make sure with the actual bus driver what time they pickup. 3 months into the year you'd think they'd have things together by now. Teacher's are not very friendly when you go into the school. Can't wait to get mu daughter out of this school.
I miss this school. Rating is definitely 10+. Former student- larkspur middle school,vb,va
My daughters loves the school. However, there is a big communication problem with Teachers and the Principal. There are no extra activities at the school either. Other area elementary schools have 4th & 5th grade flag football during recess. Promoting physical activity.
The communication was not good and my daughter was not happy nor was she challenged we moved to a new school and the teachers were great and my daughter got a perfect score on her TEKS test.
We just moved back to Houston and enrolled our kids mid-year into Hancock Elementary. We love this school! The principal, staff, teachers, and volunteers are great! The kids are nice, friendly, and well-behaved. My kids love their new school!
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