The school uses a positive reward based behavior modification system. I feel that this provides a safe environment where a kid feels comfortable being honest (without fear of getting into trouble) and then rewards good behavior .
Everyone at the school has been welcoming and wonderful with my son. The school has a small, homey feel. The new leadership is stellar. My son is getting a great eduction that I am confident will prepare him for success in middle school and beyond.
We have great hopes for the new principal of the school, as the last one managed to practically kill it. The teachers were unhappy and left in droves. The good points for Algonkian are that the teachers do really care, and they have fantastic support staff.
Sadly, Algonkian has been declining the past few years with our new principal. Our ranking on "greatschools.org" has gone down dramatically, we have lost fantastic teachers and the moral at the school is an all time low.