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12301 Welcome Drive
San Antonio, TX 78233

(210) 655-6241
(210) 590-4649
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December 11, 2013
RUDE, UNAPPRECIATIVE principal. My husband and I saw how the schools U.S. flag was so poorly out of shape. It was ripped, faded and in complete ruins. So we decided to purchase a flag from Dixie, which cost $50.00. The following school day we went to deliver our donation to the principal. And she came out from her office looking a bit bothersome, barely shook my husband's hand, didnt ask his name turned around placed the flag on the edge of the front desk and simply walked away. What a lack of gratitude and appreciation!!! Glad we selflessly donated a much need flag, not glad about her unpleasantness. That was 50 bucks we said the school, not much to you and I as the general public, but is a lot to save for a public school.

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December 05, 2010
I have two children attending this school; kindergarten and third grade. This is our second year here. The front office staff is very friendly and know my children by name as well as myself. I volunteer on a weekly basis and find the administration and staff to be very helpful. They seem to truly enjoy their roles as educators. The only issue I see is there seems to be an excessive amount of behavioral issues at this school. It is absolutely necessary to have a seasoned teacher who can manage the classroom and handle some of the unruly children. The new principal, Mr. Juarez, is very active in the school. He is outside everyday during pick up and he is always seen in the hallways.

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May 16, 2010
My son has attended this school from kinder to 5th grade and each year has been amazing. He will be attending middle school next year taking pre- ap classes. I know that that with the fine teachers he had each year along with a wonderful staff and principal his transition to middle school will be easy. I also have a younger child in this school and could not ask for a better atmosphere. This school feels like family.

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March 05, 2010
i love, love, love this school. It is in a great neighborhood, the teachers are fantastic and more than willing to sit and discuss anything that is happening with your child. Everyone there knows my sons name as well as my and my husbands. They have a small child to teacher ration which is fantastic. My son has grown leaps and bounds since starting (he is pre-k) and my favorite thing is the treasure chest at the end of the week. Yes they may be inexpenive little toys but it is the best re-inforcement tool and my son looks forward to it every week.....the teachers do a great job of re-inforcing the same values i teach at home.

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May 06, 2008
At first glance I fell in love with the school. Then once my child started attending, it turned out to be a horrible nightmare. The teachers cause unnecessary drama that ends up effecting home life. The lack of professionalism is mind boggling. They even feel the need to use junkfood to bribe/reward kids. They do not keep parents informed. There are no open lines of communication from teachers. They are more concerned about their image and how they are perceived than seeing each child as an individual being with parents who only want the best for their child. When a parent tries to get envolved their wishes are completely ignore. I ended up pulling my child out of that horrible school.

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October 15, 2007
We are very fortunate to be at a school where 'cleared-vounteer-trained' parents are encouraged and welcomed to participate and help out in the classrooms and wherever else needed. There is an active PTO who work extremely hard to ensure the students and the school have what is needed for the children to succeed while encouraging them to have fun in the process. Ed Franz teachers and staff are always giving 110% to ensure the children succeed. Our school is a great place for learning! We love you!

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June 04, 2007
Ed Franz is a great school. My son is doing well there the staff everyone from the Principal to the cafeteria staff have been great. The school is a very supportive in all areas.

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May 08, 2006
We have been very fortunate to have two very wonderful teachers for my Grandaughter her first two years of school at Ed Franz. Unfortunately we will have to move her next year due to some boundary changes that we are very unhappy about. They are managing to divide our wonderful community by doing this.We are not going to sit by and not fight this. Our kids are having to move in order to make room for transient people living in apartments. We love Ed Franz and want her to stay there until she goes to middle school. There is a wonderful staff and we are very happy with the cirriculum. We do feel the school should ask for more parental involvement. We also think the principal should loosen up a little.

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November 28, 2005
Ed Franz is a great community school where the teachers and staff have one goal... to do the best they can to make their students feel success.

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April 22, 2004
A substandard school that appears to give more support to punishment than teaching. Some of the teachers seem unable to do their job.

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August 02, 2003
Franz is a quaint community school. Families are very supportive of the school. Teachers are friendly and are concerned for their students. Socio-economical level of the area is balanced. Very active PTO. My children are excelling in every subject from math, reading to the arts, and the special ed programs, not to mention my children's friendships. All my relations with teachers and staff have been extremely supportive.

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Ed Franz Elementary School
12301 Welcome Drive, San Antonio, TX  78233
(210) 655-6241
Last modified Ed Franz Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ed Franz Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top