Pleasantville Elementary School

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1431 Gellhorn Dr

Houston, TX 77029

(713) 671-3840

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 347

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Pleasantville Elementary School

This school year 2010-2011 totally disappointing. School need entire makeover starting with teaching staff and building being remodeled. Vanguard program would not recommend for your children to be competitive with others. Teachers very young and unprofessional. If you want to read up on them go to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/11

In the past this school was excellent in all areas. But I'm sad to say the school has takened steps backwards instead of forward! The leadership and determination the school had left with the principle in 2010! Starting with the principle it's so obvious it's only about the paycheck. The warm and secure ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/11

Pleasantville is a grest school. The new principle and the entire staff are great as well. They are not in their officies or hiding in the lounge. They are up front and personable. Even the principle in on the front line directing and encouraging the young scholars of Pleasantville Elementary School.

Posted by a parent on 08/27/10

My daughter is about to finish her first year at pleasentville we both love her school.The teachers have been great. They really love and care about the kids.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/10

Pleasantville is an excelllent school. I enrolled my daughter there because I attended school there as a child. It was excellent then as well. However, for some time, it had 'fallen by the wayside.' There is now a new principal who is young and energetic. He's very personable and is always available ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/09

Reading the comments of parents in the past, I find myself in a quandry as to why it took so long for a change to be made in leadership. In an educational era where TAKS scores negate the success of schools, students, teachers, and principals I understand that the new principal has a great deal of pressure ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/08

Pleasantville Elementary has undergone several transitions with their Instructional Leader this semester. The new principal, however, seems to motivated and interested in student success. He is trying to make changes that will impact student learning and that will allow teachers to ensure that 'no child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/08

Pleasantivelle has a new principal who is quickly implementing prorams and activities that other elementary schools have long been providing. With his guidance, the school has great potential for once again being a respected campus. My daughter's 2nd grade teacher has taught her so much! My son's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/08

I am not really enjoying my children attending Pleasantville Elem. My daughter's Pre-K teacher was wonderful, she really taught my daughter well and stimulated her mind. My sons Pre-K teacher didn't care nor try. Now that one is in Kindergarten and the other the first grade it is the opposite. My daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/06

I think Pleasantville Elementary is an excellent school. It provided an environment that was stimulating and exciting for my very active child. He excelled at everything and is a dynamic student and person because of the teachers and other staff members at this school. He is prepared to tackle more difficult ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/21/06

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Test scores for Pleasantville Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Pleasantville Elementary School
Houston 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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Houston schools — Pleasantville Elementary School is located at 1431 Gellhorn Dr, Houston TX 77029. 1431 Gellhorn Dr is in the 77029 ZIP code in Houston, TX The school district for Pleasantville Elementary School is the Houston Isd. Pleasantville Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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