6 Parent Reviews for College Park Elementary School
1. They make school interactive and fun. 2. They give the children a lot of educational opportunities. 3. They keep up with technology.
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Posted by a parent on 10/10/10
College Park is a good school, with mediocre teachers. The teachers to your face seem nice enough, but the things my kids come home and tell me tell a different story. I understand someone in your face is going to act differnet when your not there, but there is a lot of fakeness in most of Greendale.
... Read more They say it's alright to come and help, or to keep a eye on your child, but when you do come and help they put so much work on you, you can't keep an eye on your child, which is probably on purpose. They treat the children whose parents come and help all the time better than the ones who don't, this mwy be on purpose or not, but is true. They reward the some kids over and over, instead of in a whole. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/12/10
I am parent volunteer who has worked at College Park during class hours. In my many hours there, I think the open concept works fine. Each classroom is partitioned within one great room. This allows classes of the same grade have cross class sharing time along with individual work times as a single class.
... Read more Each class benefits from working with two teachers instead of just one. The center of the great room has many tables where smaller groups can meet for reading circle time or other class work. The children are taught to be respectful of others when it comes to noise level which in my point of view is a real world experience much like working for a large corporation with rows of cubicles. I witnessed the children being respectful of the classes around them. I think the curriculum is challenging and engaging. The teachers are great! Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/28/08
College Park is a mediocre school for average students. If your child is on either end of the bell curve, the school will provide them with 'extra help', but it will not be innovative enough to actually make a difference. It seems that the teachers are great for every other grade, but that leaves a
... Read more hole every other year. The worksheet-based curriculum is also quite mundane and doesn't encourage critical thinking. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/22/08
The schools open concept makes it very difficult for kids to concentrate. The first time we went there I thought we had walked into the gym. There are no separate class room walls. Rooms are divided by file cabinets. The School is P.C.
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Posted by a parent on 01/16/08
College Park is a wonderful school that addresses all levels of learning ability. If a child is struggling, they are given help. If a child is demonstrating above average knowledge in a particular area, they given additional challenges to keep them interested. The principle, teachers, and parent support
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* In 2011-2012 Wisconsin used the Wisconsin Student Assessment System (WSAS), which includes the WKCE and WAA, to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in math and reading, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in language arts, science and social studies. The WSAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Wisconsin. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
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Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Greendale schools — College Park Elementary School is located at 5701 W College Ave, Greendale WI 53129. 5701 W College Ave is in the 53129 ZIP code in Greendale, WI The school district for College Park Elementary School is the Greendale School District. College Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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