John J Pershing Elementary School

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5715 Meaders Ln

Dallas, TX 75229

(972) 794-8600

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

25 Parent Reviews for John J Pershing Elementary School

Pershing has a new principal. She is starting her third year. She has made an amazing improvement in the school. Both the staff and the parents respect her very much. The environment is always positive and the kids are excelling both in grades and in outside activities. You could not pay for a better ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/10

I've had one child or the other at Pershing for 11 years and am looking forward to our last year there with our fifth grader. We love Pershing and have never regretted our decision to forego a private school education in favor of our terrific neighborhood public schools.

Posted by a parent on 07/30/07

The after school program is fabulous. I think there are way to many worksheets and teaching to the Taks but you can hardly fault the teachers for that.

Posted by a parent on 07/30/06

Great school. Very happy with the administration and teaching staff. TAKS scores have a ways to go, but school is definitely working toward progress. I am pleased to be a member of this staff.

Posted by a staff on 02/09/06

This school is great. The administration is wonderful.

Posted by a parent on 01/18/06

Anyone who passes up the chance to consider Pershing is missing an incredible experience. Pershing (which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year) is a safe, happy, and academically challenging school. Some of the teachers have been at Pershing for over 30 years, and the Principal, Larry Hines, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/06

This school was excellent. We moved to Texas from Louisiana and this school was far better. The teacher and school staff was so supportive

Posted by a parent on 06/24/05

Excellent! Great support amongst staff. Administration always top-notch.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/05

How sad that this school has gone so far downhill! There is a steady stream of memos going out about everything from safety to how to correctly post grades.

Posted by a former student on 05/27/05

As a teacher, I have been nothing but happy with the current administration. Pershing is fortunate to have such incredible leaders, and all the staff love and care for these children. A strong PTA helps, too. Pershing is a great place to send your children, and a great place to work.

Posted by a staff on 04/12/05

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Test scores for John J Pershing Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
John J Pershing Elementary School
Dallas Isd
* 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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Dallas schools — John J Pershing Elementary School is located at 5715 Meaders Ln, Dallas TX 75229. 5715 Meaders Ln is in the 75229 ZIP code in Dallas, TX The school district for John J Pershing Elementary School is the Dallas Isd. John J Pershing Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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