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Rr 2 Box 2402

Cresco, PA 18326

(570) 839-7121

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 428

Students Per Teacher: 11

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8 Parent Reviews for Barrett El Center

Barrett Elementary is the school of choice for my adopted grand-daughter. She always has nothing but high-praise for her teachers and staff at the school. In fact, her observations and commentaries quite decidedly point to the superlatives. Her teachers also seem to enjoy her dedication to curriculum, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/16/13

I love most of the teachers at this school; however, the current principal is difficult. She is inconsistent & does not have the children's best interest in mind. Bullying has been an issue in the higher grades there & after repeated calls & meetings, my child continued to get hurt. She said there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/10

I love this school. I have only ever had good experiences with the teachers and administrators. My daughter enjoys going to school everyday and has really excelled. The poster who mentioned that morale is low is so off. Unfortunately during the 2006-2007 school year the current PTO had a problem ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/08

Teachers and support staff are great for the most part. Most of the glowing reviews are from 2005 when all of that was true. Morale is at an all-time low. Very sad.

Posted by a other on 09/21/07

Barrett Elem. used to be the most desired elementary school in the PMSD. There has been a new principal since last school year and is chasing parent volunteers and community involvement away.

Posted by a parent on 09/20/07

Barrett Elementary is a one of the best Elementary schools in Monroe County. It's academic programs are outstanding and the teachers are incredible, they are very creative and try to make the childrens learning experience as interactive and enjoyable as they can. The classroom experience for the children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/06

Teachers are too busy to pay specialized attention to a childs needs. They need more older quality teachers , seems the staff there just can not handle the amount of children

Posted by a parent on 06/08/05

Barrett is a wonderful elementary school. The test scores have always been excellent. It has been said(and noticed) that parental involvement was one of the highest(if not the highest) in the district. There is a low turnover of teachers, so the ones that are there are well experienced, and very well-liked. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/05

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Test scores for Barrett El Center

PSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Barrett El Center
Pocono Mountain School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Cresco schools — Barrett El Center is located at Rr 2 Box 2402, Cresco PA 18326. Rr 2 Box 2402 is in the 18326 ZIP code in Cresco, PA The school district for Barrett El Center is the Pocono Mountain School District. Barrett El Center is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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