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Reviews from schools in Golden Plains Unified
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Parent / Guardian
November 07, 2019
Excellent. The teachers and admin care about the students even in High School.
Review for Helm Elementary
Parent / Guardian
April 27, 2016
very unprofessional and discouraging! Teachers, counselors and front staff are very rude and unhelpful. They don't care about adult students at all. they treat students like kids. entire staff are... More
Review for Tranquillity High
Current student
December 12, 2011
This schools lacks everything. It lacks social programs for the students. When cuts need to be made, the cuts are made upon classes, affecting the kids, why not begin with salaries instead of the kids... More
Review for Tranquillity High