Lois F Giddens Elementary School

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1500 Timberwood Dr

Cedar Park, TX 78613

(512) 570-5600

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Lois F Giddens Elementary School

Giddens is Wonderful the teachers really do care about your children and are very loving. They strive to see that your child is doing the best job they can.

Posted by a parent on 07/09/09

This is a fantastic school that really does what's best for kids!

Posted by a other on 09/14/08

My daughter just finished Kindergarten. She had a wonderful teacher that worked well with all of us. I do wish PE was a bit more active and less videos!

Posted by a parent on 06/26/08

Good teachers with good experience. There seems to be adequate activities and good overall parent involvement.

Posted by a parent on 09/18/06

Great parent volunteers. PTA is very active. There are many programs available to help students succeed.

Posted by a staff on 01/15/06

Quality of academic programs varies from classroom to classroom as leadership is weak. Special ed. program needs a program/curriculum. Overloaded with facilitators. Lack of a consistent writing program throughout grade levels. All that aside, Giddens has some excellent dedicated teachers. Once again, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/21/05

writers workshop is one item the 4th graders were offered this year. My sons reading level went up. They do wonderful shows for all audiences song and dance routines and even had a play this year. I volunteer every week I have 3 children that attend and it has been fun for us all.

Posted by a parent on 04/20/05

This is my child's second year at Giddens. Overall this is a great school. Communication between staff & parents is wide open. The nurse is fabulous, the counselor is the best! My only complaint is that PTA moved their meetings to daytime hours, avoiding any chance of the working parent attending ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/18/04

3 of my 4 children attended this school from 2001 thru 2003. I had a very positive experience with this school. They kept me informed of my child's status at the school very well. If there was any problems, they informed me right away, and took appropriate action. The councelor at the school seemed to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/05/04

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Test Year: 2011
Lois F Giddens Elementary School
Leander Isd
Texas
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Cedar Park schools — Lois F Giddens Elementary School is located at 1500 Timberwood Dr, Cedar Park TX 78613. 1500 Timberwood Dr is in the 78613 ZIP code in Cedar Park, TX The school district for Lois F Giddens Elementary School is the Leander Isd. Lois F Giddens Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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