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Park Orchard Elementary School3
Posted July 20, 2013
- a parent
I wasn't impressed with the quality of learning being done at this school. Instead of trying to get my child ahead, I felt like they didn't work with him as much as they could have. If a child wants to learn and is doing the work without arguing, you continue to keep them at that pace individually so that school is not boring for them. They taught a lot to the State tests instead of actually trying to teach.
The principal is amazing caring and does his job but however the staff in the front office I do not care for at all, they let me small children walk home from school by themselves instead of keeping there there in the office until I got there since I was running late from a job..and if you are late they get irritated and treat you like you are a bad parent.
This schol has a very dedicated staff of excllent teachers. They truly care about each student and try their best to make sure that each student reaches their potential learning level. They use new and inovative ideas as well as traditional methods of teaching. This school has a very diverse population and provides a unique opportunity for students to interact with people of other countries, races, and beliefs etc. I feel it better prepares them to deal with the world and community when they are adults.
Entire staff is caring and concerned about students. The teachers are dedicated and involved, motivated to help students. Principal's positive leadership reflected by teachers' positive attitudes and new programs. Although would benefit from increased parent involvement, the school has a strong PTA program with seemingly tireless volunteers.