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School leader:  Paul Cooney
515 East Capitol Drive
Appleton, WI 54911

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(920) 832-5755
(920) 993-7069
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"Ferber is one of 17 elementary schools in the Appleton Area School District. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Sports
    None
  • Student clubs
    Art club, Book / reading club
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Effective school leaders: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · March 16, 2017
My understanding is he was fired from his last job to a round of applause. It's an easy school to lead but Paul Cooney does not make it better.

Develops character: Disagree
Submitted by a community member · March 16, 2017
Most come in with good character. There are some good neighborhoods and good parents. Leadership is certainly nothing special.

Amount of homework: Neutral
Submitted by a community member · March 16, 2017
They have a typical approach to homework. It changes over time. It's like a pendulum. It's a lot and people decide it's too much. Then, it's almost none and people decide they need more, etc.

Overall:
Submitted by a community member · March 16, 2017
I have met Paul Cooney a few time and I always walked away feeling his mission was to sound like an expert but he had no idea what he should be an expert on. My best description is if you blew up a big balloon, let it go, and watched it flutter... more

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About this school

Ferber School is a family of educators, students, parents, and community members. We embrace our student diversity, promote a safe environment, develop contributing citizens, and inspire lifelong learners.

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Last modified: March 16, 2017
Last modified Ferber Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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