John Garner Elementary School

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145 W Polo Rd

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

(972) 262-5000

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 570

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for John Garner Elementary School

This school offers so many different activities through classrooms and clubs, everyone can find something that interest them! The teachers and staff are wonderful! Highly recommended!

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

My daughter attends Garner and loves going to school. Her 1st grade teacher, Mr. Eisel, is wonderful and encouraging. They stress reading alot, and homework is to be done every night, along with reading for 20 min. They have lots of activities and parent involvement. They just started 'looping' where ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/14

What a joy it was to send my son to GFAA! Mrs. Cappalletti was so caring and did such a great job at keeping me up to date on my sons progress through out the year! Thank you to all who fought to keep this school open and helped to turn this school into an AMAZING place! I also have to give credit to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/19/12

I am very disappointed with Garner Elementary this school year. My child has been exposed to many inappropriate things during this school year. This issue was brought to the Vice Principals attention and was not handled appropriately. I am so upset, and regret that my child has ever attending this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/11/11

I was so shocked when my son transfer school from Reche Canyon Elementary (CA) to Garner Elementary (TX). The school rating was the same but Garner quality was so far behind. The teacher only give less homework and no homework sometimes. Remember practice makes perfect, the kids cannot do well if the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/10/10

Garner is a great school! Parental involvement is excellent and the teachers are always smiling and positive. Garner PTA is active and very involved. Most importantly the teachers really care about the students and the parents. When I have had concerns about anything they are always addressed promptly. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/04/09

Garner Elementary is excellent! My daughter is a transfer from a private Christian academy and I was skeptical of the academic program and her adjustment to a public school. I was pleasantly surprised with all that she had mastered and been exposed to by our first semester conference. The Garner PTA ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/11/06

I am very pleased with the school and the teachers. I have one child enrolled right now and one has already moved up to Junior High. My children have learned so much in all subjects. The teachers have always let me know when my child was falling behind their expected level. I feel like they really care ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/04

This school has a very progressive team and the faculty is diverse and energetic. I have had my children enrolled there and I serve on the Campus Improvement Committee. I know the plans for the school and your student will LEARN.

Posted by a other on 11/06/03

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Test scores for John Garner Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
John Garner Elementary School
Grand Prairie 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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Grand Prairie schools — John Garner Elementary School is located at 145 W Polo Rd, Grand Prairie TX 75052. 145 W Polo Rd is in the 75052 ZIP code in Grand Prairie, TX The school district for John Garner Elementary School is the Grand Prairie Isd. John Garner Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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