10 Parent Reviews for Swift Consolidated Elementary School
I love this School! We a blessed that my son is able to attend thats to Magnolia not meeting no child left behind in 2006. I was almost at whits end untill we had a chance to choose another school for him. We choose Swift due to all the great Staff and Mrs. Thorpe reputation. My son has a great education
... Read more thanks to a Great School! We have had great teachers so far. Mrs. Lutz and Mrs. Rowe go beyond my expectations. They love their job and love their students as well. Great Job Teachers and Staff! Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/06/08
I have two children at Swift School and both of them enjoy attending there. I love the small classes that allow teachers to get more involved with the children.
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Posted by a parent on 01/11/08
Swift School is the best kept secret in Baldwin County. The leadership of Sandra Thorp is one of Love for her Job along with love of the community.The teacher and staff are top notch. I have had 3 Children in Swift and would recommend this school to anyone.
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Posted by a parent on 03/03/07
I feel blessed to be able to offer my two children the wonderful opportunities Swift elementary, under the leadership of Sandra Thorpe, provides. I have no doubt that Mrs. Thorp has the best interest of my children and all swift children in her heart and will stop at nothing to insure the best learning
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Posted by a parent on 09/19/06
Teachers are great!Thank you for teaching our children. The school was much better when Mrs. Miller was the Principal. She ran the school with love for her job as well as the children. Not to get brownie points from her friends at the board of education. Also, Thank you to the ladies who cook and clean
... Read more the school. You all do a great job. I'm sure you all miss Mrs. Miller as well. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/10/06
My daughter attended Swift for 2 years, we ALL loved the school and the staff. Our family lost our home due to Hurricane Ivan, and we several caring gestures for my entire family. The teachers were always helpful and willing to take time and explain situations that may arrive. We had to relocate and
... Read more my daughter was forced to switch schools, which broke our hearts. She truly had 2 wonderful years at Swift, and misses the school and the staff tremendously. At first glance, the school does not seem to have the opportunities as other larger schools, but once you enter, your mind is instantly eased. I would recommend Swift to anyone and everyone! Words are unable to express our fondness for this school! Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/27/05
my children attended swift school for a brief time while we were in temporary housing. It was such a great experience. Even though they were there a short time, they still talk about it. They loved their teacher and the kids there were great and accepting. Swift school may not have the best physical
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Posted by a parent on 02/22/05
i believe that swift school is the best school a child could attend in Baldwin County!i myself attened it as a child and my 3 children have had the privelge of attending it also.the teacher-student relationship is continuing to be a strong bond which provides an enviroment for easier learning for children.i
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Posted by a parent on 02/21/05
I love this school! My 10 year old attended Swift last year for the first time. The teachers and faculty were a great help with every thing my child needed. My daughter has really enjoyed going there and has started her 5th and last year there. I am sure we will miss Swift School very much next year.
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Posted by a parent on 08/26/04
Swift School is an awesome school. I love the fact that all the teachers know all the students by name whether or not they are in their classroom. Parent involvement is tremendous. The teachers are qulified and approachable.
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School Profile for Swift Consolidated Elementary School
ARMT* Test Scores
Test Year: 2010
Swift Consolidated Elementary School
Baldwin County Public Schools
* In 2009-2010 Alabama used the Alabama Reading and Mathematics Test (ARMT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math. The ARMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alabama. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Bon Secour schools — Swift Consolidated Elementary School is located at 6330 Bon Secour Hwy, Bon Secour AL 36511. 6330 Bon Secour Hwy is in the 36511 ZIP code in Bon Secour, AL The school district for Swift Consolidated Elementary School is the Baldwin County Public Schools. Swift Consolidated Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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