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Tierra Antigua Elementary School

8
13 reviews
Grades
K-5
Students
925
Type
Public
8121 Rainbow Boulevard Northwest
Albuquerque, NM 87114
(505) 880-3744

New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (SBA)

Tierra Antigua Elementary School
Based on data from the 2017 school year

Community Reviews

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We love Tierra Antigua. The PTA is more active than any other school that I've seen. The school elects and pays for the Eureka Math program which is a much better program than you'll find anywhere else in APS (the rest use Stepping Stones). There are so many fun events after school to bring the community together. Can't imagine sending our kiddos anywhere else!
Posted by a parent on 2/17/2020
APS is going downhill quickly. This was a good school, probably one of the better ones, but there have been many things occurring that are unprofessional and out of teacher's control. Too many students on the playground, too much testing, way too many interruptions during the instructional day and lack of discipline from administrator. Better off homeschooling or plan on a mediocre experience at best.
Posted by a community member on 4/19/2017
Unfriendly environment for children, especially during lunch. The cafeteria is disgusting as it is never cleaned. Students are told to wipe down the tables with dirty rags. During lunch students are yelled at, threatened and punished if they are not silent. Front office staff is rude to parents and students. There is never any parking for events. Drop off and pick up lines are long and disorganized.
Posted by a parent on 3/28/2017
Military style treatment of children. Lots of screaming, yelling, improper punishment. Students are in fear during lunch. Principal 16-17 school year hides in corners or is otherwise silent. I have several kids in this school...half of the teachers are miserable and create hostile fear tactics and discourage students from inquiry by humiliating them (this is a common them and the other half of teachers refer to them the prison classes. Principal doesn't have a clue about teaching pedagogy or other best practices in evaluation or creating a warm learning environment.
Posted by a parent on 3/28/2017
This is a good school. Most teachers seem to be good. We have been here a short time. Vice Principal is approachable and my experience with her was good. My daughter likes the school. The PTA functions are great. It has a good "Community" feel to it. The school is safe and organized. The expectation for the children to succeed is high. Communication with the school is good. As far as Teacher/Parent communication, it has improved, but started out a bit shaky. Office staff has always been helpful and friendly (and most of all good to the kids) Looks like they may have received some bad press in the past (about a year ago). Due to something personal that was not handled well. Hope the school learned from that experience. That should not reflex the education of our children.
Posted by a parent on 3/25/2015

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Albuquerque schools - Tierra Antigua Elementary School is located at 8121 Rainbow Boulevard Northwest, Albuquerque NM 87114. Tierra Antigua Elementary School is in the Albuquerque Public Schools. Tierra Antigua Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K-5.

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