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Ladd Elementary School

10 reviews
601 F Street
Fairbanks, AK 99701
(907) 451-1700

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Worst school ever. I got the lottery for another school. and my children are thriving at that school now.
Posted by a parent on 8/14/2019
My older kids came here when Kathie Cook was the principal and we have since come back with Cori Anthony as principal and I am appalled at the state of the school.
Posted by a parent on 1/21/2018
The principal Ms. Anthony is negligent in student care. This school is not a safe learning environment. If you want your kid bullied this school is for you. Today my child and another student were removed from the bus and the school never called us parents. I thought my child was missing until another child informed me. I had already dialed the police. The principal would not speak to me because I held accountable and would not allow her to speak down to me like she does to the students and other parents. Homeschooling is your best option if Ladd is your only option.
Posted by a parent on 4/26/2016
I agree with the last post about the school size and space, but I also have a problem with their policies and communication. My daughter meets in a closet/storeroom for "tutoring". Literally, a closet! The place is just big enough for a desk and chair. Imagine my surprise when I found this out - and they did not even tell me that they were pulling her out of classes and sending her to a closet to be "tutored" by another parent - not even a teacher or district employee, but a part time temp. They say that her assessments showed she needed extra help. How is pulling her out of class where the learning is taking place, supposedly, going to help her when she is missing instruction and being "taught" in a closet by a local mom? They did not tell me about this, ask me about this, did not give me options, I just found out about it when I was walking through school with my daughter and she showed me the closet where she spends part of her day. Do you think the principal cared? Not this one, she didn't even want to talk to me, and when she did, she spoke down to me like I was one of her naughty students. I can't wait to leave this school.
Posted by a parent on 4/30/2015
I'm not sure what the negative reviews are about, I have two children attending Ladd. One in 4th grade and a child in the special pre-k classes. The new principal has developed new programs to encourage the children's good behavior (pawsitive paws) and the school finally addressed the traffic issue. The staff is supportive and helpful. Parents are involved and children are taken care of. As a military family they have been compassionate and understanding at the demands military families are faced with. I would have given the school 5 stars, but I do think it lacks space for the amount of staff and students that they have on campus.
Posted by a parent on 1/5/2015

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Fairbanks schools - Ladd Elementary School is located at 601 F Street, Fairbanks AK 99701. Ladd Elementary School is in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District. Ladd Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-6.

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