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Mission, TX
Students enrolled: 783

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1106 North Shary Road
Mission, TX 78574

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(956) 580-5282
(956) 580-5294
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Develops empathy: Neutral
August 09, 2015
I haven't seen International Baccalaureate objectives taught at this school. If they are taught, the objectives are not shared with or communicated to the parents.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Neutral
August 09, 2015
I don't see character education as a lesson objective at this school. There are no International Baccalaureate lessons taught: respect, responsibility, caring, empathy, etc. If these objectives are taught, they are not shared with the parents.

- submitted by a parent

August 09, 2015
When my son was in 1st grade at Shary Elementary, it was a top-notch school. By 6th grade, there was a definite change in the atmosphere of the school and the attitude of the teachers. They became rude, apathetic and antagonistic towards parents. Teachers do not want to communicate at all with parents and seem to try their best to avoid communication. That was my experience. I hope things improve at this school for the benefit of the students.

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2013
This is my grandson's second year at John H Shary Elementary and we could not be more pleased with the great impact that this wonderful school has made in his life. He has thrived and grown academically, socially and personally. John H Shary has some of the best staff, from their teachers, to their front office staff, all the way to their afterschool program staff. We are very impressed by how caring and focused the entire staff is on the students. Their focus is the enrichment and education of their students, and that has been very apparent from day one. Thank you John H Shary!!

- submitted by a community member

December 20, 2012
I can't believe there are people sending out negative reports!! This school has an excellent staff that all work together in helping educate our children in this community. There is no reason to magnify (perhaps) a personal offense that took place and use it to destroy what so many work hard for!

- submitted by a parent

April 22, 2009
We have been greatly disappointed with John H. Shary. Children act out constantly because they are bored. There is very little variation in the education. The majority of the year social studies is skipped over because the state doesn t test the students on that subject in elementary school. PE and Music are the only reprieves the children have from the mundane classrooms. In music they learn math and science songs to help them perform better on the TAKS.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 21, 2008
The staffs are terrible with the parent. They all act like they own this school. They have no respect for anybody. I have to teach my kids at home to prepare for school. I hope the teachers in this school need to work harder!

- submitted by a parent

October 02, 2007
Initially we were a bit disappointed but by the end of the school year we were very pleased with the results.

- submitted by a parent

August 15, 2005
I am not happy with this school.My son hated it.Im glad hes going to middle school now.

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2005
I have two children in this school. A 1st grader and a 5th grader. Both are doing exceptionally well and the instructors are very helpfull. Mrs. Roche is a great first grade teacher and the academic program she uses really surprises me when my child asks over the top questions. My 5th grader is involved in extracurricular UIL activities. Music and art are among them. These activities are well structured and enforce teamwork among students. As far as parent involvement all I can say is that they organize several activities where parents are encouraged to participate, such as volunteer work and picnic outings with the children on their lunch break.

- submitted by a parent

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John High Shary Elementary School
1106 North Shary Road, Mission, TX  78574
(956) 580-5282
Last modified John High Shary Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John High Shary Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top