My son has been with Petsworth since 2010 and did 2 years of their PreK class to help prep him for Kindergarten!This was a joke!The 1st year he did good,teacher was great then found out at the end of the year they let the teacher go!Had a new teacher who was supposed to be better then the last year!Another joke,she was fresh out of school had never taught a class let alone a special education class!They learned a lot the first couple months!Then the teacher was told to change her focus from teaching shapes colors numbers and so on to more focus on life skills!Like my 4 yr old needs life skills to get into kindergarten?At the end of the year that teacher was let go also!Now my son just started KG and he is not ready at all!The days are to long for these little ones to be gone 81/2 hours a day!He is having a hard time with his teacher who is not special education friendly by far!My 5 yr old has been written up many times and it seems like no one is there to help guide him!I have asked for help and was told by the teacher she did not know what to tell me!This school has gone way down hill the past few years!New staff new principal so many changes and I do not think for the good!
My grandson goes there, they teach the children to be patriotic and he loves it!
It's the staff-from the Principal, the teachers, all the way to the janitor. Everyone truly cares about the children. They go above what one would expect. It's absolutely the best school!!
My daughter is in second grade. Her teachers have been very good about working to accommodate her above-average learning needs. They are always available for conference calls and interact well with the parents. I feel the school needs more challenging curriculum to help keep my daughter interested in learning and moving forward. The school is providing her with the opportunity to test for the gifted program so I believe they have a good grasp of what she needs in order to excel. She loves going to school at Petsworth, has a lot of friends and is happy. The school environment is warm and welcoming, parents are encouraged to participate in field trips and classroom functions. Ms. Perhac and her staff are attentive and helpful and genuinely interested in the education of the students. I would like to see more in and after school programs offered for the students.
I have 3 children at Petsworth. My oldest since she was in Kindergarten, she is in the 5th grade now. I have been involved with the school since 2001. I haven't wanted to request any teachers because I think Petsworth has FANTASTIC teacher in all the grade levels. There are opportunities for extracurricular activities at Petsworth. Just yesterday my 5th grader got the opportunity to be a part of the Holiday Music Program which is a play this year. In the Spring the PE teacher works with a group of children to run in a 5K RUN. They have offered a Spanish class after school and a beginner's gymnastic class too. Our ART teacher uses ACTUAL clay with the children. Our Library is fantastic! We even have 12 NEW computers! Our Standard of Learning TEST (year of year tests) have always gone really well and we have excelled at them.
Petsworth Elemenatary is a primary school for children. The principal, Ms. Perhac, is very involved in this school. The teachers there are also great. They go to great lengths to help the children score higher on the SOL tests. The saftey and discipline for the children is also wonderful. You could not ask for a better school. Thanks for a job well done.
I have three girls at petsworth...I don't wan't them at anyother school then this one...we love petsworth..the teachers are helpful and so are the woman in the office...they know me by name and my girls...they have alot to do in that office but when I call in they help me so well...thank's to all at petsworth....Ruth miles...
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