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Harrington Elementary School

6 reviews
1540 Baffin Bay Drive
Plano, TX 75075
(469) 752-1500

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

Harrington Elementary School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

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The experience was great. Everyone loved it!
Posted by a community member on 6/27/2018
Harrington is a great school. We recently moved from New York and our experience in this school is amazing.
Posted by a parent on 2/4/2015
I totally agree with the post on August 9, 2014. This is a great school. My kindergarten daughter loves her teachers and is always happy and excited to go to school everyday.
Posted by a parent on 10/16/2014
Harrington is an outstanding school with very small classes for a public school which is a rare find. Students get plenty of individualized instruction. When children need extra help, they receive tutoring several days a week at no cost to the parent. This school provides as much help outside of school hours as a child needs to succeed which speaks for itself. The academics are great because Harrington is in Plano ISD which has a rigorous curriculum, and most of the teachers deliver the curriculum with enthusiasm and skill. From my interactions with the principal, I believe she is very experienced and has created a learning environment where students excel. As for the parent who commented about a focus on test scores, I feel the increased demands placed on schools comes from outside, not from the teachers or administrators themselves. The staff at any public school has little choice in the material they cover. If you feel the emphasis is on testing as many do, pay attention to your choices when voting! If you have any doubts about choosing Harrington, go take a tour. It is charming and inviting. You'll love it.
Posted by a community member on 8/9/2014
My children have been attending since kindergarten and will soon leave the school. It was wonderful in the beginning but the leadership at the school has been lacking for the last couple of years. While it used to be a good school for children that needed extra help (ADD, autistic, etc) it seems to have forgotten about them and now only focuses on test scores. Tutoring only happens up until the STAAR test and then stops. The last month of school is a free for all. 4th and 5th graders have little home work and it shows. Some good teachers remain but there are a number of teachers who should not be teaching. And now we have expensive houses going up across the street. I'm sure that will make things even MORE test based. Rules are made for our school that no other school in the district follows all in the name of order and discipline. It sucks the life out of the school.
Posted by a parent on 6/24/2014

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Plano schools - Harrington Elementary School is located at 1540 Baffin Bay Drive, Plano TX 75075. Harrington Elementary School is in the Plano Independent School District. Harrington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-5.

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