There are some wonderful teachers here and some horrible teachers. Mr. Gomez has done some great things to help our children and enrich their education. PE and Art are awesome. There are some great support staff like Ms. Woodward and Ms. Mosley that go out of their way to help anyone. Most of the younger grade teachers are kind, knowledgeable, and teach the children well. There are some teachers that really need to retire because it is obvious they are no longer in the profession to help the children. There are also teachers that get away with screaming at the students whenever they want and belittling them in front of their peers. That is something that is unacceptable and I can't believe that the district allows this to happen. I will keep my children here as long as I have say in who their teachers will be. There really are so many fantastic people working in this building. It's too bad others are bringing them and the children down.
Principal is poor excuse for a human self center, everything is about him. Mr. Gomez is a dictator and spends children resources in remodeling his office, staff room just for looks,, what about new book for library? what about less children per class room Mr. Gomez?
After 2 years of our children attending DG, we've decided to pull them out and attend K12 through UTVA. Being a title 1 school, they do focus a lot on the immigrants, legal and otherwise. And also their parents get lots of advantages that I don't get just because I'm Caucasion. I think most of the teachers are good. I don't appreciate the curriculum that focuses on Language Arts and Math. They hardly get science, history, P.E., and music. The new principal, Mr. Gomez told me that I can't choose who my children go to school with. But he obviously has never heard of Parents' Choice in Education. Thumbs down.
please teachers make sure that all kids treat equally by their teachers and especially the bus drivers, i don't want to happen this to my kids walking from school all the to our house but they are too young to walk by themselves. we parents appreciate your help. only those that they don't have kids or they don't love there kids that do this.. black,yellow, red please treat them equally. i don't know if that's the new policy that every kids should have assigned seats.. that's what they told my kids.
This school is experiencing a lot of reform. There are new programs designed to help the struggling readers, but there is too much pressure placed on the kids and teachers to have the students excell. There needs to be more positive feedback from administration. The school really needs to focus less on scores and more on actual education. Educate the child, not just pass the test.
This is a very troubled school. The teachers are too busy trying to learn new curriculum, that they don't have enough time for the students. There is too much attention placed on helping the disadvantadged children for the average to excel. There are several teachers who need to retire because they are too bored with teaching to bother working with the children. We ultimately pulled our children from this school after 3 years of our children falling behind in their academics.
I am really impressed with my kids school. The concern of the administration and teachers is wonderful. They make you and your children feel like family and parents are welcomed any time of the day. I feel Karen Robinson is the best admin. ever. Thank you for what you do for my kids.
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