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PK-5
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Missouri City, TX
Students enrolled: 976
 

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10011 Steep Bank Trace
Missouri City, TX 77459

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(281) 634-3680
(281) 634-3799
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April 30, 2015
I am also a teacher who has been working for school districts for the past 15 years and has been involved in her child's education. Before working with school districts I was a lab instructor in College for two years and a tutor for three. Again, as a professional, you cannot tell parents--well your child doesn't do this and that--and leave it as it is the parent's fall specially knowing that Math TEKS changed this year. You have to work with the parent to find a solution. I had to contact the teacher when I got the message from the grade book that my child was failing, I had to offer possibilities and solutions and I worked with my child everyday. That's parent involvement!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2015
This is a brief answer about the STAAR fun day issue. A fun day should not be done on a STAAR make up test day for obvious reasons. Fun days should be done the week after or on any time that does not interfere with any testing. This is standard procedure for all schools. I have been helping in this school and I have seen how some students do not get fair treatment. I want to point out that I said "some students" get unfair treatment.

- submitted by a community member
April 30, 2015
I am a teacher with 10+ year experience. If a child failed, the first step is to self assess, find the problem, and improve upon it. This takes a lot of diligence and hard work. For an elementary child, parental involvement is essential. If the child doesn't know the information, the consequence will, of course, be failing. To pass the child with inflated score is to deceive him/her from progressing. If it is my child, I'd rather see him fail in elementary school years than during those violence years in college and high school. SCE challenges students to perform well and emphasizes on hard work. If you are looking for a nurturing school where everyone gets an A, this is not the place.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2015
I am parent of a 4th grader. I received an email from the teacher today that the 4th graders are having FUN day tomorrow!!! BTW, my child said the reason why they postponed fun day was because the school didn't know if the child who missed the STAAR test would show up on the fun day that was scheduled originally. If he did, he would need a peaceful environment to do the test, having all his friends playing outside while he takes the test would be a torture for him.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2015
Parent involvement is very high. Teachers seem to send the same type of homework all year long. At least for the lower grades (or with some teachers) for the past years spelling homework has been cut and paste...cut and paste.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2015
The bullying that is allowed at this school by the principals is outrageous. The school even invited bullying toward a fourth grader when he was sick during the STAAR tests, telling the entire fourth grade they could not have their "fun Friday", which was a reward for taking the STAAR, because one student missed the tests. It didn't take long for the grade to figure out who that was and threaten him. The 3rd, and 5th graders continued with their Fun Friday while the entire 4th grade was punished. So sad that this principal is so short sighted and would go along with this type of intimidation tactic. Are we going to start canceling parties and field trips because kids are sick now? No. This clearly was to send the parents and student a message about not showing up for their precious assessments. I'm embarrassed to be part of this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2015
I think it's terrible what they do to kids at this school. If a child struggles they blame the parent. Teachers are so obtuse that they don't care how low the grade is, to them the blame is on the child and the parent. Don't they know that the grade a teacher gives to her students is the grade she has as a teacher. If students fail, the teacher fails. Isn't this so simple? We need to start talking to Charles in the FBISD website. This should not be tolerated and should not go on.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2015
On Friday, April 24, 2015 after completing the STAAR assessment, 3-5 graders were to have a FUN DAY. Due to a single fourth grader's parents deciding to opt out of the STAAR, which is 100% legal, the administration took it upon themselves to deny the entire fourth grade their Fun Day. The schools motto states they will 'provide a supportive and safe environment' for their students. Their actions were neither supportive nor will there be a safe environment for this student when he returns due to his classmates knowing full well it was because of them the entire fourth grade was denied their Fun Day. Administration that carries themselves like this do not need to be administrators. I would have to withdraw my student from this school and warn other parents they are not supportive of their parents' rights. It sounds to me the administration sees $$$ and ratings.

- submitted by a community member
April 25, 2015
Though Sienna Crossing does well on standardized tests and gets good ratings, there have been reports of administrators bullying children and parents. Last week, the 3rd-5th graders were scheduled to have a fun day on Friday, after STAAR testing had finished. The principal informed the 4th graders on Thursday that they would not be having their fun day on Friday, since one 4th grade student had been absent and had not taken the STAAR tests. Sure enough, on Friday, the principal allowed the 3rd and 5th graders to have their fun days and forced the 4th grade to stay indoors and have school as usual because one child had been absent. The principal's decision was not in the best interest of any of the children involved. It was also not a decision that conformed with Fort Bend ISD practice. I would feel uncomfortable sending my kids to a school with an administration who did not have the children's best interest at heart.

- submitted by a community member
December 17, 2014
I completely agree with the review below and I am a teacher (in FBISD) as well. My child is so stressed out from the amount of work being sent home that she/he hates school. Half the time I am teaching the material that is being sent home because it has barely been touched on in class. Multiple projects being assigned right before the holidays and exams like we are in high school is ridiculous. Teachers and administrators need to remember that they only get one chance to be kids. Then they are grown ups for the rest of their lives. No wonder so many people are home schooling. Quit teaching to this stupid test and start caring about the kids.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
The teachers and staff are amazing! They make learning so much fun!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
This is our twin daughters' first year (Kindergarten) and they are doing great and we are so happy with the teachers and staff.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2010
Wonderful school, lots of caring teachers, my daughter is greeted with enthusiasm every morning when I drop her off, ready for a full day of fun and educational activities!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The teachers, the volunteers, the staff, the whole school rocks! Love it!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Great school with fantastic teachers with lots of heart and enthusiasm for the school and the kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
We love Sienna Crossing Elementary because the staff really cares about the children and they encourage parent involvement. For example for the Kindergartener's Zoo Day there was an average of 15 parents for every 17 kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Long-standing teachers focus on outstanding academics!

- submitted by a community member
August 03, 2008
Great school! I am very happy with this school. My son has attended there for two years and he has learned so much,more than what I expected. He learned power point last year, he was only in the second grade. He also learned to read and write while he was in kindergarten, he had never attended school before . This school has the best teachers, the principal is very strict, but I think that's the reason the school is one of the best schools around here.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 24, 2008
This school is too overcrowded due to the amount of families who moved into the Sienna Plantation subdivision. I forsee this being a problem as families continue to move into the area. This means less individual attention to each child due to large class sizes. It would also be nice if the office staff were more helpful and friendlier.

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2007
Teachers are great, but even some of the teachers don't buy into the teaching philosophy. Principal is horrible. No help, hands off, and holds a grudge.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2007
Nice clean school - very diverse! Great community and parent support! The teachers are awesome and really care about our kids. Im pround the my 2 boys are Gators!

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September 08, 2007
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June 19, 2006
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May 02, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2006
Great school. Good parental support and great faculty.

- submitted by a parent

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Sienna Crossing Elementary School
10011 Steep Bank Trace, Missouri City, TX  77459
(281) 634-3680
Last modified Sienna Crossing Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sienna Crossing Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top