What a terrific place for kids from all walks of life to learn. If your kid is a genius, don't worry. He or she will get placed asap into the talent pool for gifted education. If he or she struggles in one or more areas, you've got a strong team in place with plenty of resources to help. The school may have struggled under previous administrations, but the current principal, teachers, and support staff are absolutely terrific. And the kids themselves are generally nice and friendly. There's no snobbery here, which is the atmosphere that I want for my child. Those nonsensical "school grades" that the state used to assign are based on false assumptions and fail to tell the whole story about this school (and many others). Also, the bilingual program is quite strong. So thank you, Montezuma ES team, for creating a warm and caring school for my child!