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Langley A F B, VA

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1797 First St
Langley A F B, VA 23665

(757) 867-7439
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December 28, 2014
I love this school! My daughter was in 3 different schools from pre-k to 1st grade. This is the best one so far! Everyone says that York Co. schools are the best in the area and Bethel Manor, (IMO), is the best of the best. The teachers communicate with the parents and the principal is wonderful this year! He has children and is very understanding. The PTA does a wonderful job with activities and the carnival in the spring is great a community builder. The walkability is fantastic and I love that everyone at the school is military, its great for our children to know that their friends have the same things going on at home too. I will be very sad to leave this school next year. If you are undecided about living on base, this school should point you in the right direction!

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October 21, 2014
This school is great! I love the way the teachers and principals interact with the parents. My daughter's teacher Mrs. Libby is absolutely AWESOME! She makes sure to keep her parents in the loop about everything going on in class and with our children. We need more teachers like her and more schools like Bethel Manor Elementary!!

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September 07, 2014
amazing school...teachers who really care and do what has to be done to help a student understand the material. As a former parent (kids now grown) and substitute teacher, I've seen/experienced a variety of teaching situations. The school is a close knit community of parents, students and teachers. Parent volunteers are encouraged/welcome with open arms.

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January 17, 2014
I love this school! There are so many ways to be involved. And the communication my son's teacher gives goes above and behind all the hard work she already has to do. I'm very thankful my son goes to this school.

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March 25, 2013
I have had two children attend three or more years each at this school. For my oldest child it was generally a good experience. The education was adequate, although not outstanding. For my second child who is special needs it was a very poor experience. As soon as we came to the district the school refused accommodations recommended by physicians. There were several times it was strongly implied that my child's difficulties were the result of my parenting skills, despite having both physical and mental diagnosis for disability. Federal laws about IEP meetings were treated like guidelines. When my child transferred to the middle school (where we had a better experience) several parts of the IEP were missing, including a behavior plan, previous testing, and a request for additional testing. When connecting with other EFMP families in the district we found this was a common experience.

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November 25, 2012
I love this school. My son is now in fist grade and loves going to school. I had a concern with my sons reading level I e-mailed the teacher and she tested him again tht same day and talked to me about it when I went to pick him up. I have had nothing but great experience with this school.

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July 10, 2012
I love this school and most importantly so do my kids. It is evident that the teachers are in the career field for the correct purpose!

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October 12, 2010
Where to start with this school? We are a military family that moved from a school in Georgia. I would take back the Georgia schools in a second. The first impression of the school came from the very rude secretary in the front office. When we asked about testing our 5th grade daughter for advanced classes her response was "just because she tested good in another area does not mean she will test good here". All I wanted was information, not her opinion. The next impression came when my son returned home and asked me if the principal was really a DR. I explained what a doctorate was then he told me he was yelled at for calling her principal. The bulk of the teachers seem snobby and not willing to work with the kids that are a little different. Great teachers do exist here, but they are few.

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May 25, 2010
My daughter is in second grade, and was recently tested to be reading at the sixth grade level. Recently, every child in school got to write their own book. In my daughters book, she stated that her favorite place to go is Bethel Manor Elementary. I don't think I need to say any more :)

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May 08, 2010
The last school that my son attended made him feel like a failor and it showed on his report cards. Once he started attending Bethal Manor his grades were all A's and B's. This school makes the kids want to succeed and if they need extra help they will work with your child one on one to help them get to where they need to be at. I wish that every time we moved we could take this school with us.

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April 16, 2010
Bethel Manor is an all military school. My child goes there, and I am a board member on the PTA. The teachers and staff there are really wonderful.

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March 07, 2010
Both of my boys have needed a bit of special help (focus is not their strong suit) and the teachers and staff here have been AMAZING. We've had some really bad school experiences but Bethel Manor has been just wonderful.

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December 09, 2008
My daughters both go to this school and have for the past two years, so we've interacted with the kindergarten, first grade, third grade, and fourth grade teachers. All have been excellent. The teachers we've had have been kind, caring, organized and fun. The PTA does a lot of great things for the school. The environment is extremely family friendly. I love that the kids have two 45-minute PE sessions each week, as well as 45 minutes of music and art. There are a lot of extra-curricular activities: science club, fun Fridays, chorus, battle of the books, student council, and so on. The school makes living in mediocre base housing worth while.

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April 17, 2008
Good school, great teachers! My son is in kindergarten but me having had worked in schools in a lot of different places must say that this school is great!

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June 04, 2007
I have 3 children at BMES for the last 2 years. I am very happy with how things are going for all of them and the teachers, administrators and helpers all seem very helpful, competent and caring.

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March 28, 2007
My daughter is in 3rd grade and has been going here since kindergarten. The teachers and staff are wonderful, caring and helpful. My daughter has excelled in reading in all subjects. The teachers go out of their way to make sure that your child understands the homework by working with them one on one if you send in a note. The school has a family atmosphere. The PTa is great. Always a big turnout at the pta meeting or any program. The parents, teachers and staff are willing to help out whenever needed. I received help from a teacher who do not teach my daughter. I would highly recommend this school. Also, all teachers are accessible by phone and email and you do not have to make days for a response.

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May 28, 2004
All three of my children went to this school. We moved last year and the children still miss Bethel Manor greatly. It is a wonderful school with wonderful teachers and a great family atmosphere. My children had an excellent education there and I would recommend this school to anyone thinking of sending their child there.

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Bethel Manor Elementary School
1797 First St, Langley A F B, VA  23665
(757) 867-7439
Last modified Bethel Manor Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bethel Manor Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top