This school is horrible! My child went to a different school for the first 5 years of school and this school system was a shock! The parents aren't allowed to be involved with the kids school work, they do not get sent home with homework, and the atmosphere when one walk into the school is one of boredom.
... Read more The children's minds are not stimulated and it makes for a rowdy bunch of kids that are allowed to roam free. I have walked into the school (lunch room being directly to the right) and not been able to hear myself think. Not to mention when I went into the office the secretary was quite "snobbish". The teachers also acted like they didn't care to be there. I went on a field trip for my child's class and I have never felt so alienated on a field trip ever. I have always been very active in my child's school life, helping in the classroom and such. It was a shock to my system to not be involved. If I had the choice of sending my child elsewhere I certainly would! Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/01/13
I agree with 01/10/07,10/08/08,3/05/09 4/29/09 and 8/27/09! I definitely agree about the unfriendliness and the school not doing much about complaints. I also gree with the fact there are only a few teachers that REALLY care about the kids and that they don't challenge the kids at all! I feel that some
... Read more of the teachers aides are awful as well as don't need to have the job if they have certain picks that they help (which is not fair to the kids). Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/24/10
Niota Elementary school has the best and most dedicated teachers. The teacher's at niota will go in early or stay late to help in anyway they can. Niota has excellent and very quilfied teachers and helpers. The leadership and principal are very eager to help in anyway. The academic program is very challenging
... Read more on all level's. I had two son's to attend and graduate at Niota and currently have a daughter attending now. I highly reccommend Niota Elementary School to anyone new in the area. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/24/10
I would llike to commend Niota teachers and the principal for giving the students needstop priority. They take teaching and caring for the students very seriously.As a volunteer and a casual observer at Niota School I have seen first hand how the teachers and principal give selflessly of their time just
... Read more to make sure the kids feel safe and loved at school.Niota is a great school and is staffed by the most caring people I have ever been around in a school setting. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/16/09
This is a wonderful school. The teachers are very committed to the students. They are also available to answer any questions at anytime. The staff has always been easy to talk with.
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Posted by a parent on 09/20/09
My children excel at NES. Most of the teachers are very encouraging. However, the children are very undisciplined compared to other schools my children have attended. Often the paperwork sent home to the parents, reads as if it were written my an average elementary school student. The choice for the
... Read more principal at this time is a very poor choice in my opinion. While she may have the education and experience, she does not have the personality needed to be a principal, nor is she even an average leader. The facilities are very untidy, and the parent pick up system is horrendous! I am currently seeking other options for my children. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/27/09
My child attends Niota Elementary School. Her teachers are great and willing to provide extra help when she needs it. The atmosphere is warm and caring, and all parents are welcome. The administration is very helpful. They have a great family engagement program and afterschool program. I would highly
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Posted by a parent on 07/14/09
I am so disappointed in Niota Elementary. The teachers and faculty do not care about the kids. If a child gets picked on and you alert the school, they say they will look into it but they don't and then they label your child as the troublemaker! The kids have no playground to play on. They have to
... Read more play on an old concrete tennis court with nothing on it but a couple of basketball goals. The teachers pay no attention to the kids at recess. There are a handful of teachers who actually care and are not rude. I give this school an F! Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/29/09
This has got to be the most unfriendly school I have ever been in. Not only are there problems with the school, but if you bring something up, they take it out on your children. Confidentiality is also a major problem. You go to the principle or assistant principle with a problem and they drill your
... Read more kids about it. They are rude and cant seem to handle any kind of situations. There are a few good teachers there, but not many. What is really funny, most of the teachers that teach there even send their kids to other schools. What does that tell ya? I have seen other county schools that are great, BUT after seeing the way the McMinn County School Board handles things, Im not so sure I want to put my children back in a county school system. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/05/09
I've been involved with NES for years and as a whole they are the most unfriendly group of teachers, staff and adminstation I have ever seen. There are a handful of teachers, maybe 6, that are really great with the kids and it shows in ther personality. The atmosphere is dead, their appearance (inside
... Read more and out) is ugly, the sports program is terrible (and no one cares), and most importantly, the t cap scores are lower than the state average!! Review the scores on this site...you'll see!! They need someone there that cares about the overall well being of the school. Read less
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Niota schools — Niota Elementary School is located at 418 N Burn Rd, Niota TN 37826. 418 N Burn Rd is in the 37826 ZIP code in Niota, TN The school district for Niota Elementary School is the Mcminn County School District. Niota Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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