9 Parent Reviews for Calvin Coolidge Elementary School
My son moved up to Calvin Coolidge from A.P. Morris. CC's teachers are wonderful. There is a great sense of camaraderie. It is an older school and comping from A.P. Morris I do wish they could renovate it. My only issue seems to be the very brusque attitude of the woman who runs the cafeteria.
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Posted by a parent on 03/17/14
I am a 6th graduate of Calvin Coolidge and I am VERY proud of it. The teachers are very understanding and care for all of their students. It is the best school in all of Hillside. Small classes are key to a great education and Calvin Coolidge has that. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL!!!! Years have past
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Posted by a parent on 04/25/11
Calvin Coolidge has offered an excellent well-rounded learning experience. I believe that this school has teachers that enjoy what they do and are extremely effective in teaching.
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Posted by a parent on 01/16/10
My child as went to this school every senes the thrid. The are wonderful and smart
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Posted by a parent on 09/11/08
Calvin Coolidge is the top school in the townshipp of Hillside NJ. The care & dedication of the teachers are top notch. It is a direct representation of the principal and her admiistation. I am very proud of the achievment & education that my child has received. She is a 5th grade student who is taking
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Posted by a parent on 06/18/08
I think the teachers are doing a great job. We need more parents involvement.
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Posted by a parent on 12/27/07
I think the teachers are doing a great job. We need more parents to be involve with kids education . As far as the school bathroom and updates you can say thank you to our Major and our board officials. Parents must get involve with schools and kids .....
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Posted by a parent on 10/09/07
Calvin Coolidge needs some help. My child has attended the school for the last two years. He is doing okay however, I feel that the principal needs to get more involved with the students, I don't feel that she relates to them well. In addition, I think the school is small, needs updates and needs
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Posted by a parent on 08/15/07
This school is a hot mess. The bathrooms look like a horse's stable. During my stay at Calvin Coolidge I probably only used the bathroom once only because I really had to go. The town is wasting money and refuses to fix these problems and others. The teachers did do a good job in the poor conditions
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Hillside schools — Calvin Coolidge Elementary School is located at 614 Tillman St, Hillside NJ 07205. 614 Tillman St is in the 07205 ZIP code in Hillside, NJ The school district for Calvin Coolidge Elementary School is the Hillside Township School District. Calvin Coolidge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 2.
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