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PK-4
Public
Houston, TX
Students enrolled: 680
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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6703 Winkleman Road
Houston, TX 77083

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(281) 983-8366
(281) 983-7708
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no rating October 03, 2009
The teachers are excellent! They are dedicated to the students and work hard to ensure each child becomes a lifelong learner

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September 17, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2009
Don't know about progress but I'm definitely not happy with the way the school operates their business hour or lack thereof. How can you leave minors out in front of the school until 7:15 am, when the school is officially open. At least allow them to go to the cafeteria. Understandably that's parents' responsibility but 7:15 is ridiculous school hour. I know my son will be out of this school after the summer.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2008
I am a very happy parent due to the help my child is getting. My child has speech delay and Ms. Julius, his pre-k teacher is helping him come thru with the help of the speech therapist. I appreciate the extra help my child is getting. It is no only the teacher's job. We, the parents should be involved with our childrens' education.

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August 30, 2007
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April 20, 2007
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May 15, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2006
My daughter is in the kindergarten at Petrosky and is doing very well. Her teacher is Ms. Covington and is very pleasant and a joy to talk to. She seems to take a personal interest in each child and allows the child to be and do all that they are capable of doing. My child can now read books that I wouldn't have expected her to until she was much older. Thanks to Ms. Covington and the sight words and making the kids express themselves and retell a story, my daughter is coming along very nicely. What I don't like is the cafeteria system and the way the rush the children in and out, making them eat in a hurry to make room for the next set of kids. It's like the children can't even eat in peace, mind you, I know some are slow eaters.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2005
Petrosky has an outstanding principal who selects caring and dedicated teachers. She uses her budget money to hire tutors to help struggling students and there is plenty of other support by specialists in the building. The specialists work with small groups daily - ESL, Bridge program, Title program, etc. Petrosky was rated recognized for 2004-2005 by the state of Texas.

- submitted by a teacher
October 07, 2005
I think Petrosky Elementary has a dedicated and hard-working staff. The student component at the school is lower-socio economic and challenging. The staff works numerous hours and weekends to meet the challenging needs of these students.

- submitted by a teacher
October 06, 2005
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August 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2005
I would not suggest putting my child in this school. The teachers have NO control over the unruley children and my child would have learned more if I would have home schooled him.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2004
The reason this school has gone so far down hill is because of the Principal. A school is supposed to be a safe place where children can come and learn and grow. I have watched this school become no more than a daycare center over the past few years. They are more worried about disipline than education. To make matters even worse - the disipline is not carried out across the board. They pick and choose who to disipline and who to ignore. Replacing this Principle would go a long way toward lifting the spirits of the entire teaching staff and the poor children who are forced to learn this way.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2004
I think the school is not that concerned about the students learning as much as they put so much into passing that Taks test. Kids are missing out so much because this test is their man focus. Also I had requested my child to be tested for dyslexia and each time I was told he did not have any kid of reading problems even after they see he is struggling in read to past the 2nd grad.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2004
I have 2 children that currently attend this school. I have been very disappointed with the way they make the students accountable for their actions. My son is in 2nd grade and had to deal with the same two student harrasing him and picking on him. Nothing ever was done about it after many complaints to the teacher as well as the principal. It just seems like no one at this school cares about the school, the students, or how to make it a more enjoyable and safer for all the students that attend. The teachers do not seem to have any enthusiasm or drive. Looking to relocate to give my children a better learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2004
Well I have noticed that the school is not as good as it used to be. I have been bringing my children now for 5 years. I do not see a huge turn around of teachers, but I do not see the same ethusiasim like it used to be. Dicipline is a huge difference. I used to be so proud of this school, now I am a little discouraged. I am looking to move soon. I hope this change. I wish the teachers showed more care for the atomosphere of the school. Not to good when a parent visits.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2004
My son has attended this school since the Spring of his kindergarten year. However, I have noticed there is an extremely high teacher turnover at the end of each school year. My child had the unfortunate experience of even having one of the best teacher's since he had been at Petrosky to leave at the end of the first semester! Obviously there are some concerns by both parents as well as the teachers that aren't being addressed by the principal. The teachers are overworked and underpaid to begin with, but they don't desire to stay when they are being forced to teach all subjects! Regardless of their certificates. To me this doesn't show that 'children are first! My son was supposed to receive Speech services, and didn't due to the a vacancy. Due to the experiences I have had, I am moving to afford my son a better academic opportunity!

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2004
This school used to be so good,but they have lost control,and don't seemed to care. We are moving from the home we love because of the lack of education our childen are getting.While many of my co-workers upset about the amount of work their children are having to do each night, I am asking why aren't my children being pushed harder.I am proud of the good grades, but they are bored with the slow pace.Pulling them out for gifted time twice a week for one hour is just not enough. It is sad that the teacher is unable to teach because of disruptions in the classroom.My children often have done extra work with no extra reward,such as reading with younger grade students because they have finished their work.This is unacceptable.We are watching more taecher get burned out due to the lack of support this district has.

- submitted by a parent
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Petrosky Elementary School
6703 Winkleman Road, Houston, TX  77083
(281) 983-8366
Last modified Petrosky Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Petrosky Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top