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San Antonio, TX
Students enrolled: 663

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8151 Old Tezel Road
San Antonio, TX 78250

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(210) 397-1100
(210) 257-1103
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August 18, 2015
We are heading into our 4th year at Carson and for the most part we have really loved it. Good experiences with all of the teachers and the nurse has always been wonderful. My reason for 4 stars is mainly due to the rudeness of the front office staff. Year after year they continue to disappoint myself and my husband with their unpleasant attitudes. The only other reason for the 4 instead of 5 star review is because they rarely update their website with current news and events.

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August 05, 2014
My daughter attended here for her 1st and second grade year both teachers were amazing. My younger daughter went to kindergarten here, her teacher was also amazing.. The principal Mrs. Tschirhart was an awesome principle she was involved in everything, i saw her everyday helping with pick u. I saw her at every activity, parties etc. If only for a few minutes she was always there.. Unfortunately the 2013-2014 school year was her last year as she retired.. Things i didnt care for were rudeness from the office staff, from the first day i walked into that to the last day i walked out of that school the office staff was ALWAYS rude.. They act like they are bothered by you being there, that they actually have to get up and do something, especially the blonde lady who sits in the second desk, shes the worst... And I did not like the security at this school, especially with all the craziness thats going on in schools today.. they do not lock the front door, all they have a chain in the hallway that wouldnt keep anyone out.

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April 28, 2014
Both of my children attended Carson, if we hadn't have needed a bigger house we would still be there. Principal Tschirhart is amazing and so are all of the teachers. I have never felt more at home than I did at Carson. The kids loved it too. They actually enjoyed going to school!! Drop off and pick up was unbelievable too. I have never been to a school that has things more in order than this school. We truly miss everyone there!!

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May 14, 2013
All three of my children have attended Carson and we couldn't be happier with the school! Principal Tschirhart is an amazing administrator and the teachers are wonderful. Highly recommend Carson to anyone and everyone!

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August 06, 2010
My child attends Carson and I am disappointed with the courteousness and professionalism displayed at the school. I think the faculty and staff need a class in customer service. On a good note, my child s teachers have been well organized and they make sincere attempts to keep parents informed. My son s education would have been better received if there was room for assisting students falling behind before the student is discouraged. The school appears to concentrate on the easy students and the ones with at least one parent that does not work. Although all parents pay taxes in the district, the house parents are able to give more time to the school and in return, the house parents receive better service than their employed counterparts do. The school is fine for students that are quick and quiet learners and do not ask why or how questions to supplement their learning.

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July 08, 2009
My son is starting his 4th year at Carson (as a 3rd grader) and my hat is off to all the administration and staff at this school. I truly believe that they care about whether or not my child is learning, about his safety, and I love that they are flexible enough to work with some of his behavior 'quirks' (nothing clinical -- he's just a social animal) without making him feel self conscious. I feel pretty well informed about classroom activiites and project deadlines. I'm also very impressed at the level of involvement of the parents both in volunteering in the classrooms and putting on the special events. GO COWBOYS!!

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July 28, 2008
Carson Elementary is the best school around this area for sure. We are pleased with the teachers, awesome PTA and stellar administration. This school is far superior to the locals schools like Fernandez or Braun E.S. Your child will feel good going here and most of all they let them be kids and have fun while doing it. No robotic children here!

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June 28, 2008
I love this school! I have had two children enrolled at Carson for three years. Their teachers have been great and MOST OF ALL the administration is WONDERFUL. Any concern that I have had (and there will always be concerns/issues at some point in any child's education) was IMMEDIATELY addressed. My children have enjoyed their experience!

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November 13, 2007
We are blessed to be a part of this school! My child is currently in 2nd grade at Carson and we couldn't be more pleased with the administration, teachers, staff and parent involvement. We recently moved and we told our realtor that we only had one true requirement...to stay in the Carson boundary. Thanks to all of the hard working, dedicated staff and parent volunteers that make it so wonderful. We have 2 more children that will soon be Carson Cowboys and we are looking forward to it!

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June 03, 2006
My child attended 1-5 at carson. It was a wonderful experance for her to grow in. The teachers had a open grade plan and would always willing to go that extra mile.

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June 24, 2005
Carson is a wonderful place! The staff is very supportive, the children are challenged daily, and each student is treated with great respect. We bought our home specifically to keep our child in this school after renting for our first year in the area. If you are looking for the best of the best school for your kids, this is it!

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October 13, 2004
We have moved here from Arizona, where their children are left behind.My child attended school there and was not given a strong start in her education.The staff and volunteers at Carson are wonderful.I'm proud to say my child is a Carson Cowgirl. They are doing a good job in educating our kids.

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September 09, 2004
We just transferred to Carson Elementary and I have found the staff and the teachers very unfriendly. I have seen the office staff speak very rudely to students, and feel the teachers are not very good at keeping the parents involved with their children's education. The PTA is very involved, but doesn't make up for what the rest of the school is lacking.

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December 10, 2003
I have had two children go through Carson. My youngest is now in 5th grade. The school has been well supervised throughout it's inception and the teachers are quality individuals. The only complaint is the overcrowded situations that have occurred due to heavy residential growth in this area. The school districts need to take growth into consideration when building all new schools. The 2nd year carson was open we had 5 portable building placed outside for classes.

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September 08, 2003
Overcrowding and poor supervision were the reasons I withdrew my child from this school. It is impossible to provide four year olds with the enrichment that they need with twenty-two children per classroom.I

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Carson Elementary School
8151 Old Tezel Road, San Antonio, TX  78250
(210) 397-1100
Last modified Carson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Carson Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top