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12771 Saratoga Springs Circle
Keller, TX 76244

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May 15, 2014
A great school, the best teachers! A school that recognizes that building character and education are equally important to help kids grow for a successful future!

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2014
Kay Granger is an awesome school. The princpal is Great, the teachers rock, and my kids loves to go to school.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2014
Granger is the best school a parent could ask their child to go to. It teaches them not only about math, social studies, etc. but teaches children how to have great character, and in todays world that is very important. The entire staff is top rate, and are the best around, we are more than lucky to be Wranglers.

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2014
We love this school. We moved into the area because of the school. There is such community in the school. Teacher and parents look out for all the kids. There is always parents up at the school volunteering. I could not imagine being at any others school.

- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2014
Granger has a committed staff and campus leadership and strong community/parent support. It's a fantastic school in a strong district.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2014
Kay Granger is a great elementary environment. There is a very real sense of community at our school. Not only to staff & teachers care about our children, they care about the kind of citizens they will become as they move into the world. Personal responsibility is emphasized and striving for excellence is part of our motto. I've seen many teachers go above and beyond in support of their students' progress. No school is perfect but for a school of our size to maintain such high standards and keep a feeling of warmth and welcoming is quite an accomplishment.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2014
KAY GRANGER. I GIVE THIS SCHOOL A 5 STAR RATING. THIS IS A SCHOOL THAT IS 100% DEVOITED TO THE STUDENTS. ALONG WITH THEIR ABOVE AVERAGE TEACHING SKILLS THE ART AND MUSIC PROGRAMS ARE OUT STANDING. WATCHING MY GRANDDAUGHTER'S EXCITMENT EACH DAY TO GO TO SCHOO, FOR THE LAST FOUR YEARS, SAYS ALOT ABOUT HER SCHOOL,TEACHERS AND STAFF.

- submitted by a community member
April 03, 2014
Awesome staff and teachers! Great community of parents! This is our 5th year at Granger and we have had a great experience.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2014
Granger staff and teachers create a great learning environment for my children. It is a large school but feels like a small community. The school is welcoming to parents and I feel my questions and concerns are always heard and addressed. We feel at home at Granger Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2014
I think Granger is amazing!!!! What is there not to love? This school has the most dedicated teachers, staff, and principal. The teachers are the best that you can get. I have loved all of my daughter's teachers. They have been so supportive and helped her grow each year. Because they build lasting relationships, we have to get to school early every morning so she can "make the rounds" and say hi to all of them! The principal is incredible. One of the things my husband and I love about her is her support of all the activities. She is at every function on and off campus cheering the students on! The principal and teachers strive to set examples of good character traits, and it's working because Granger is the National School of Character! Granger gives students many opportunities to learn how to help out their communities through charitable events. This is just a few examples of this extraordinary school.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2014
Why do you keep deleting posts that aren't so favorable? This site isn't worth the time if you don't show both sides.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2013
Kay Granger is the best school ever!, I send my kids every morning knowing the will be safe and loved. The front office has the most precious people of all. My family and I had been very blessed to belong to this school. the principal is an amazing woman that teaches them character and values!

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2013
Another wonderful year at Granger has come to a close and my children have continued to grow and flourish in character, knowledge and compassion. Thank you to the principal for not only setting the example, but hiring teachers with the same expectation. By the way my husband and I love the fact that sometimes she will share a personal snippet from her life showing the understanding she has for our situation as parents. She has consistently over the years at every Wrangler Round Up and Awards Ceremonies given credit for the success of our children by not only acknowledging the hard work the children have put forth but that by the teachers too. Granger has it all: 1. The parent volunteers in the classrooms, at performances and around the school is outstanding. 2. The teachers work hard by going above and beyond often setting the standard for the district. 3. The children care and will stand up for one another. This atmosphere was created when the school opened and continues today. It begins at the top (the Principal) and usually trickles down, but not at this school...IT FLOODS.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2013
Our school is Wonderful, they really push parent involvement and the kids love it! Their Field Days are top notch, very fun for the kids! Also the way pick up and drop off is handled, it runs pretty smooth, once you learn all the rules of course! They do plays and the kids are so cute doing their acting! Most of the teachers are so sweet, of course there is always a few that are missing the mark. The school does run like a well oiled machine, I personally like it, it keeps most kids in check. Also they really push caring for others, and no bullying! We love our school for the Parent involvement, they push academics, the interactive learning, field day, caring teachers, and an enthusiastic principal!

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2013
The accusations reguarding the front office are quite presumptuous and lacks substantiation. At Kay Granger Elementary the front office staff strives to maintain a welcoming campus culuture. If you feel unwelome or have specifc cocerns.. Please, Please, Please address your concerns in person. Slandering names and suggesting staff lose their jobs on a website is very harsh.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2013
How nice that you can hide behind your computer screen and voice a generalized opinion when I am sure you have not had personalized interaction with every teacher on campus. If you are having an issue with a teacher, as a parent, you need to communicate that to your child's teacher, not the online community. I know that the teachers at Granger care for and love EVERY child that walks through the doors of our school. They work harder than you can imaging to ensure that YOUR child is successful. I believe that the academic expectations, progress of our schools, and exemplary rating speak for itself. Not to mention that Granger is a state school of character, and up for National School of character. If you are angry or upset, communicate your concerns to someone who can help, not the internet.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2013
Granger Elementary is THE BEST campus to enroll your child in. The education the teachers provide the students is top notch and far surpasses other schools that my children have been attended. The teachers there are absolutely lovely and are always bending over backwards to help my children out with their academic and social needs. They are also quick to respond to any question that I may have as a parent. Also, there are many opportunities for myself, as a parent, to volunteer at the school. Which is phenominal. Not all schools are as welcoming to their parent volunteers as this one is. Overall, I would give this school a million stars if you system would allow me to.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2013
I Love the school, they teach good values and morals. The education is good, but parents still should work with the kids at home on anything they struggle in. Lets be real, 22 kids to 1 teacher, she is not going to give them private school teaching time, as they have a ratio of 9 kids to 1. The school overall is good, the front office staff on the other hand, is very cold and rude.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2013
Really narcissistic principal and below average teaching capacity have squandered the potential here. Look elsewhere for quality education and any concept of public education to be smartly implemented in the best interests of students. Sad.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2012
I love this school! The expectations for learning, behavior, responsibility, and citizenship are above and beyond any other school that I have had my children in. The teachers are highly qualified and do not lower their expectations just to let kids "pass." In doing so, the students rise to the occasion and excel! There are many opportunitites for parents to become involved in the classroom and after school activities. Although I can't volunteer during the day, getting to know the staff through PTA meetings and extracurriculur activities has really shown me how much the people this school love kids! I wouldn't want my children to attend any other school!

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2012
When we first moved to the area, we loved the school. However, we quickly discovered that one of the administrators plays favorites - among the teachers and among the parents. If you somehow get on her unfavorable side by not supporting her every decision, you're in for a very long experience at the school. My son came into the school loving art and wanting to be an artist when he grew up - two years under the oppressive art teacher took care of that dream. I once heard two dads discussing the discipline at the school and they compared it to their military boot camp - I don't think that's too far from the truth about this school. We're moving this summer, and I can't wait to be gone from this attendance zone.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2012
As per the previous post form 4/27/2012, I'm wondering if you are talking about a specific 1st grade teacher that my child has? She does the exact same thing!!! She is horrible with the kids and treats them like they are preschoolers!!! There is no compassion or communication. She has messed up my son's confidence and morale in so many ways!!! Overall, I love this school. It's definitely a better elementary school then what I went too!!! Everyone is very friendly. I do agree that the teachers are overworked and unorganized. There is definitely a lack of communication. We've definitely been having lots of trouble with other students!!! I hope 2nd grade will be better!!!! Besides having teacher problems. The other thing that really irks me is fundraising and making money!!!! My child came home with way too many fundraising stuff, on top of pictures, on top of class stuff!! We've forked over soo much money it's ridiculous and they only take cash!!! Who has $8 bucks on them??

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2012
This school is only impressive by past TEA test scores. Some of the teachers are very un-organized and there is an extreme lack of taking responsibility for the downfalls of the teacher to the students. The principal seems more interested in best friends with the teachers instead of dealing with issues the parents are having. Also, I've overheard how one specific teacher speaks to the children and its deplorable! She smiles and puts ont the face in front of parents but I've heard what she says from the students in her class, and as I have passed in the halls. I'm not impressed by this school at all. The teachers are overworked being pulled in many departments causing them to lack in their own class. The school is not equipped to take on more students and the process of intake of new students is very poor. If I were to grade this school as a parent I would grade them a "F".

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2012
It's all about money at this school. Also, a rude teach act likes she rules the parking lot when I'm dropping off my son in the morning.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2011
We have been at this school for 2 years and couldn't be happier. My daughter has had 2 wonderful teachers and has excelled beyond expectaions. However it make me sad to hear other have not had the best experience. Remeber the buck doesn't stop with the principle, vice principle or the front office staff. We need education to always be first.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2011
The school is so great from drop off to the after school care they offer. The classes are smaller so the teachers can provide optimal attention to students. The school spirit is high and state mandatated test scores are some of the highest you will find. Homework and special projects encourage learning outside the classroom. Parent involvement in homework is assigned and is fun to do. This is a great area and a great school.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2011
Maybe this school has changed since we were there. I hope so! Ms. Etheredge was friendly unless there was a concern or suggestion. The office staff was not friendly and Assistant Principal did not smile ever. The school is new and clean and well decorated, but that is about it. Most of the teachers are friendly, but some seem to be faking a smile and they all just seemed really overwhelmed and too busy to talk to you. If your child is GT they will probably do well but if they are struggling in anything they will not get the help they need. They do have awards assemblies for all the students every report card period.

- submitted by a community member
April 06, 2011
I had the same experience with the assisstant principal at the beginning of this school year. I always pick up my children on time, but that Friday there was a lot of traffic and I got to the office around 3:07 p.m. I didn't think it was a big problem, because I sometimes wait in the car rider line for 15 minutes. I found one of my sons crying because the assisstan principal yelled at him. He saw me through the window and was going to greet me and she didn't like it so she yelled at him. Then in front of all the parents, staff and children at the front office, she was giving me a lesson about being on time. I was embarrasssed and dissapointed. I called the principal and told her, everything, apparently things have not changed.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2011
At Kay Granger Elementary they are RUDE!! The front office is rude, rude, rude!! I picked up my child at 3:04 p.m. at the office (which the car rider line is usually going until past that time). When I came in my child was sitting there along with 8 other children and a few had just walked out with their parents. The assistant principal came over and just went on and on that I was over 10 minutes late and I have to pick up earlier just making a huge scene, not at all trying to be respectful or discrete. I was so embarrassed that all the children including my own was watching and that this is the kind of example set by the staff. Shame, shame, shame on this staff.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 27, 2010
Fantastic teachers, parents, & students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 24, 2010
Kay Granger Elementary employs kind, caring, compassionate and considerate teachers and staff! Shawntay Hammonds, the Librarian, has a community outreach program, called "Read to your Bunny," that allows parents to bring their pre-schoolers into the Library for story time and craft and the preschoolers get to check out a book. My son was excited to start Kindergarten after going to Read to your Bunny while his sister was in school. Another neat thing about Kay Granger, the Wrangers, is at the end of the daily announcements, as well as at assemblies and awards ceremonies, Principal Etheredge says, "Remember, Granger Wranglers are riding the brand of excellence." To which the kids and staff and parents reply, "Yeehaw!" I am thrilled to have my children get their education at Granger!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 23, 2010
The teachers are happy and determined to help every student at Kay Granger Elementary School be successful.

- submitted by a community member
September 21, 2010
Why do you love Kay Granger Elementary School? I love the care and attention each teacher gives my children. I have 3 girls that have attended there since it's opening and I count that school as a blessing to my family. My girls are being challenged as well as encouraged. It is also a safe school that looks out for the protection of my girls. I LOVE Kay Granger Elementary!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2010
This is a great school. The entire staff is dedicated to the students and their success.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2010
We have the best faculty anywhere! They are so passionate and energetic. You know they love what they do because it shows.

- submitted by a community member
September 20, 2010
We moved here from Oregon and everyone at the school has been so welcoming. The academics is equivalent to the private school we had our son attending in Oregon. We have been extremely happy with this school and couldn't imagine our son anywhere else

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
GREAT admin, GREAT teachers! Student body is excited about school! What more could a parent ask for!!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
love the teachers and principle! great education!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
Kay Granger is a brilliant school there teacher's really know how to teach always finding ways to get every child to excel in everything that they do and are always there for each and every child no matter what the problem.I also love the way the principal and vice principal are at the door every morning to greet each child and there day starts from a simple hello to a hug helps there day get started.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
KAY GRANGER TAKES THE TIMES TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR EACH AND EVERY CHILD

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
We have been at Granger for one year. In that time the experience has usually met or exceeded my expectations. The staff and students are focused on learning and acheivement. The teachers are top notch and happy to collaborate with parents. Parents are involved as volunteers and parent meetings are well-attended. Overall the school environment is positive, pleasant and welcoming.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
The teachers really care about learning and their students!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
With over 32 years of experience in Public School, I have to say Kay Granger Elementary is a wonderful place to work. The parents are the best, the students work very hard and are very well behaved. The Teachers at this school or second to none. They always do more than what is expected. Kids come first at this school.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 20, 2010
Due to job transfers, Kay Granger is the third elementary school our children have attended. I have never seen such spirit and enthusiasm as the staff and children display at Kay Granger. The school has regular assemblies where children are cheered for and commended for their accomplishments and efforts. I am very impressed with the Kay Granger Elementary staff. They help students get excited about learning at school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
I love the kids, the parents, and the support we get from Administration. I feel like we are a "family community" who has a common goal - success for all kids!

- submitted by a teacher
September 20, 2010
Granger provides a fun, loving, and safe environment where kids LOVE learning. The teachers are awesome and creative, and obviously put the kids first.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
THE GREATEST STAFF...... from custodial all the way to principal........OUR TEACHERS ROCK!!!!!! Kay Granger Elementary puts are kids first and foremost.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2010
Kay Granger is the example of excellence. The teachers are more than willing to help their students with any need, personal or academic. The staff is wonderful.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2010
My daughter is in her 2nd year at Kay Granger and we love it. Her teachers have been wonderful and she is very happy. The environment encourages fun, interactive learning and teamwork. The teachers do a good job of teaching the student appropriate behavior and the "color" system they use works great for encouraging good behavior.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2010
Our daughter is starting her third year at Granger and has achieved all A grades in her class this year. She reads at levels well above her age range. Her math skills are starting to develop rapidly even in 2nd grade mutiplication. The Principal is very committed to the success of the students. The teachers we have had all have been great. This past year I think the teachers are very able to adapt to each child's strength and weakness. We are encouraged to do homework with our child and read every day. Communication at the school seems like it always comes in at the last minute, but that is ok most of the time.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2010
I am having problems at Kay Granger as well. My son has been bullied for over a year now. The most that is done to the bullies is that they are talked to. There is no discipline. We are pulling our children from the school tomorrow. The principal said the boys are not bullies just "extremely rude". It doesn't really matter what you call it if it is causing the child being teased to become depressed, it has gone too far.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2010
The principal, teachers, staff, and parents are amazing. We have thoroughly enjoyed being a part of Granger Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 13, 2010
We love our teachers. Our student has learned and grown a lot with their guidance and help. They have been VERY understanding and patient with our particular situation but the front office staff has intimidated us. Every time we have to talk to them, we feel we are taliking with the walls. They are not very helpful or patient. They should smile!

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2010
Wow. I guess I am at the wrong school, but the lack of communication in this school is a serious problem for me. The school has been unsympathetic about anything we have tried to discuss with them. The principal is standoffish and and unfriendly. The front office staff is nice, but the teacher we have now makes us wonder if we are in the right place. I wish I were having the same experience as everyone else.

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January 14, 2010
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December 16, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 07, 2009
Fantastic Principal, Vice Principal, Staff and Teachers. Best part is a great bunch of kids. Wonderful facilities and everyone is trying their best!

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2009
Kay Granger has the best principal, teachers, and students. Because everyone truly cares for each other, our school has the BEST atmosphere for loving and learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 05, 2009
Kay Granger is the best! The teachers go out of their way everyday to give the kids the encouragement they need to succeed. When you walk in to the school, you are always greeted with a smile. Our principal is the best I have ever seen. Most of all, I feel my daughter has recieved the best education by attending this school.

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2009
Kay Granger is a great school with great teachers. They make teaching fun and exciting.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 26, 2009
I love Kay Granger. The teachers there are so attentive to our children's needs. The school goes above and beyond to make sure the children receive the best education. They also get the parents involved in after school activities in order to have your child excel and become the best they can be. Its wonderful to be part of an exceptional school

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2009
Kay Granger is an amazing school with teachers that far exceed my expectations!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
Everyone is great at this school

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
The atmosphere at this school is wonderful. They are all about making the learning fun and celebrating the kids. Parents are always welcome. The teachers and administration are very supportive and encouraging.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
Our school is an Exemplary school! Way to go Wranglers! Kay Granger is where all kids ride the brand of excellence!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 21, 2009
The principal & teachers are the best!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
We visited the school on grandparents day. We were tremendously impressed with the facility and the friendly attitidue of the staff and teachers. Both my grandson and granddaughter love the school, and absed on my conversations with them, the learning environment is excellent !! What a great addition to the Tarrant county school system.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
We love our Kindergarten teachers, especially Mrs. McClain!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 11, 2009
I love our son's school and the teachers are great!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 11, 2009
Excellent teachers and a great spirit of community..

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 11, 2009
Great teachers and principal!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2009
The staff provides a fun, safe, and caring learning environment. My kids love this school!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 06, 2009
Kay granger has a wonderful program for their students and continually promotes hard work, quality work, phyiscal activity, the importance of character and the list goes on. Ther strive to work one on one with all the kids and they communicate with the parents on a regular basis.

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2009
Kay Granger is awesome, clean, safe, well managed, the teachers are so wonderful, well organized, and everyone is so friendly. What more could a Mom ask for?

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 04, 2009
It feels safe fun and clean and our daughter loves it!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 04, 2009
Kay Granger has the best teachers and is a lovely school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
A+++++++++++++ school and staff

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
Great school wonderful staff

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2009
The teachers care about our kids. They are doing their best to provide quality education while preparing them for the real world. Love, love, love Granger!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2009
Kay Granger Teachers make learning fun.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 30, 2009
The teachers and staff are awesome!

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2009
Best teachers, principals, office staff, students and of course volunteers.......Yeehaw

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2009
Kay Granger earned an Exemplary rating in our first year of testing, and Exemplary at Kay Granger stands for far more than our test scores. School spirit abounds, as does the caring, nurturing envioronment that both teachers and administrators provide for our children. Kay Granger is #1!

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2008
This is our first year at the school, and we've been pleased beyond our wildest expectations. The staff is incredibly supportive and really works with every child on his/her individual level to help him/her succeed. We had a less-than-impressive experience in another area school district, and we weren't really sure what to expect. I can't say how pleased we are that we decided to move to be within this school's attendance boundaries. My kids can't wait to get there every morning, and that's a wonderful feeling as a parent.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2008
This is our childrens second year here and they love it. The teachers and staff are wonderful and I have no complaints about the school.

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January 09, 2008
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Kay Granger Elementary School
12771 Saratoga Springs Circle, Keller, TX  76244
(817) 698-1100
Last modified Kay Granger Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kay Granger Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 86 reviews. Top