This school has many problems and challenges to deal with. First off would be the principal who tends to let bad behavior slide and is not supportive of the staff. Another problem would be that some of the teachers are not professional towards each other ( I witnessed this when I was in the first grade classrooms. Many of the staff members often take "time off" due to being stressed out. The behavior of many of children is difficult due to their upbringing/ lack their of. There is little parent involvement, and if there is any it seems to be to fight with the teachers instead of supporting them. Overall, I have to say my experience with this school was horrible and I would not recommend it to anyone. AVOID! This work environment is stressful, unsupportive, and challenging to say the least. I dealt more with behavior problems than getting through lessons due to 80% of the students having "issues."
Avoid this school if at all possible. Our daughter is enrolled in kindergarten there and the majority of her classmates do not speak English or have behavioral problems. This results in a classroom where the teacher spends all her time trying to keep order instead of teaching. Unfortunately, I can not post some of the despicable experiences we have encountered but please take some advise AVOID THIS SCHOOL.
This is one of the most culturally diverse schools in VT, which is a huge plus. The teachers are first rate and the communication between the school and parents is excellent.
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