The school strongly encourages teaching to standardized testing, and constantly pressures students into fundraising, unfortunately leaving actual learning to fall behind. There is a lot of pressure on students to do well on state testing, and many of the elementary students feel overwhelmed and anxious. Before moving to this district, my student was advanced in reading and math. By 5th grade, she was struggling to the point of crying every night, doing homework until bedtime, and fell to below average levels. Once we left the district, she was able to catch up and return to advance levels, as well as manage her homework and reduce her anxiety.