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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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There are 31 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Disagree


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Discipline is a real issue at Hyde. Bullies are not dealt with appropriately

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree


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There does not seem to be any true understanding of special needs students or any proper way of handling them


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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Principal Namba is an awful principal and has completely demolished the school community

Develops character: Disagree


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Recent news from Hardy report that most of the troubled students graduated from Hyde

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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The teachers are the only saving grace and frankly seem overwhelmed and frustrated


Amount of homework: Disagree


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Homework is not graded - it is simply looked at for completion.



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What was a truly diverse community with dedicated parents has been demolished by Principal Namba. She has done nothing to guide the school and seems to not be interested in anything other than upping Math and Language Arts test scores (and her resulting career). Art, music, science, and world languages do not seem to matter to her at all. The idea of the whole child is very clearly not of importance. A true shame, Hyde has been torn apart from the inside out.



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Hyde-Addison has a very weak principal, Elizabeth Namba, and overwhelmed teachers. Namba and her many assistants are always trying to reach a "magic number" of students (to get more money and hire more staff) so the classrooms are messy and crowded. The whole school will be moved to Howard University area for at least 2 years but this information was disclosed to new parents only after enrollment. Teaching staff lacks diversity. In short, two thumbs down.




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A once great school that was destroyed by local politicians, school administrators and out of boundary parents that demanded the school be closed for two years and the students shipped across the city all to build a gym that the school does not need and no one wants.



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Hyde Addison is a wonderful school in the District. The student population is culturally & socio-economically mixed--many different languages & backgrounds come together. The parents/guardians are very kind and involved, and I didn't experience any of the pettiness I've seen in other PTOs. We felt wecomed. One of my kids had a completely positive, completely normal school experience here. The other needed more help, and even though he didn't score low enough to _require_ additional help, he got it!!! The teachers and staff worked with me and with each other to meet his needs and help him to rise to grade level, all the while keeping school a positive space for him. The after-care program is also great--the kids get their homework done, participate in extracurricular activities, and PLAY!!!!! It is great to pick them up, knowing that although they had to be at school so I could work, they still had a great time and regularly (REGULARLY) begged to get to stay longer! If we had our way, we never would leave Hyde Addison!

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Last modified Hyde-Addison Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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