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PK-5
Public district
Newport News, VA
Students enrolled: 487
 

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David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
As much as these kids have to "work" at this school then followed by homework is almost too much, but I understand that you still need to keep sharp and the homework does just that. Not to mention the kids still should be reading everyday when they get home as a daily (to include weekends) assignment

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Develops grit: Agree

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
They have many programs in place for the students who may be struggling and also for the students who may be above the rest of the class.


David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Develops respect: Agree

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
Yes, they talk about how they need to respect not just adults but everyone and to treat others how you want to be treated

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Develops empathy: Agree

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
I have seen first hand the teachers interacting with the students to help them understand why you need to care about your fellow students

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Develops honesty: Agree

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
I see the entire administration instill honesty integrity and fairness in the students in a positive manner.


David A. Dutrow Elementary School 5

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
There is a new principal at the school with new visions for further success. She has wonderful ideas on how to make this school better for both teachers and students.

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted July 24, 2015
- a parent
Overall the teachers at this school are phenomenal! You can easily see that they truly love the kids!

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted June 21, 2015
- a parent
Need more training to meet need or a wide diversity of students. Many teachers tried hard but lacked support from administration.


David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted June 21, 2015
- a parent
More homework needed to reinforce what was taught in class. Extra credit projects that challenged students would have been nice.

David A. Dutrow Elementary School
Develops grit: Disagree

Posted June 21, 2015
- a parent
Assignments were dumbed down to make easier for slower students and better students were not challenged. Most teachers gave away higher grades too easily.

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David A. Dutrow Elementary School
60 Curtis Tignor Rd, Newport News, VA  23608
(757) 886-7760
Last modified David A. Dutrow Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
David A. Dutrow Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top