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Rosa Parks Elementary School

13 reviews
School District
Fayette County
1251 Beaumont Centre Lane
Lexington, KY 40513
(859) 381-3132

Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP)

Rosa Parks Elementary School
Based on data from the 2017 school year

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I have had nothing but positive experiences at RPE. I have one child who is a high achiever and was encouraged to excel, and another child with different learning abilities, who the school went the extra mile to accommodate. We are by no means a "wealthy" family, but have never felt excluded because of it. I love the feeling of community that the school creates and encourages.
Posted by a parent on 1/27/2020
Poor, looking back,over the past 5 1/2 years, IT is NOT as it seems. We would have chosen a different school. If you have money and/or your child excels academically, or you are in the school daily to whew the staff, you have it made....otherwise steer clear! And almost all our teachers rewarded with SUGAR, just what child with ADD needs!
Posted by a parent on 9/19/2019
This school is not for families that consider anything other than test scores as evidence of learning. The school leadership is downright rude and horrible.
Posted by a community member on 5/24/2019
We would highly recommend Rosa Parks Elem.! I have two children who attend school there and we have been so pleased since we started there in 2015! The teachers and staff are top notch-- caring, dedicated, hard working, organized, communicative-- and the school is soo well run. There are a variety of extracurricular activities from which to choose. The school is very good about helping each individual student at his/her level. For example, our daughter needed more challenge in certain areas so her teacher pulled her out of her regular class for a short period on a regular basis each week (45 mins) so she could attend a small group gifted class and have a little more rigor. The facilities are outstanding. There is only one portable classroom for music and Stem. The technology is excellent too! Our daughter started taking violin in school and we were blown away by how much the orchestra teacher taught her group in just one academic year. We have had such a positive overall experience at Rosa Parks and would recommend it without ANY hesitation!!
Posted by a parent on 6/11/2017
Folks - we moved out of this district two years ago to a place well outside of Kentucky. If your kid is struggling, if you are not wealthy or if your kid is not the top 10% kid, this is NOT the place for you. It is sick how hyper competitive this school is, and it clearly had a massive effect of my kids. My kids have THRIVED since we left! The hype of RPES is based around its location - rich people running the school. Unless you are in the top of class you will get left behind.
Posted by a parent on 7/14/2016

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Lexington schools - Rosa Parks Elementary School is located at 1251 Beaumont Centre Lane, Lexington KY 40513. Rosa Parks Elementary School is in the Fayette County. Rosa Parks Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K-5.

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