The school has implemented a zero talk policy during lunch. The children are not allowed to talk during lunch until they reach level 2. At that time they are allowed to talk. If they are caught talking during lunch even whispering they are given detention. Children need to interact with each other. When I phoned the school to question this new policy they claimed the children could talk once they got their lunches and were sat down at the table. That is a lie. I have spoken to several teachers and students and they said that the new assistant principal walks around the lunch room and yells "zero talk policy!!" If the administration don't want to listen to children talk to each other then they are in the wrong business. This is not a prison. The school used to be so good. We miss you Mr. Wilson.
Carolyn S Reedom Elementary School is a public elementary school in Las Vegas. 912 students go to Carolyn S Reedom Elementary School and identify as Multiracial; Black, non-Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 24% of the 912 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. William V Wright Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.
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- Field hockey
- P.E. classes
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|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||24%||40%|
My children have been attending Reedom for the past 4 years. At first the school was great... My son had an amazing Kindergarten teacher and my daughter loved her Kindergarten and first grade teachers. But for the past 2 years their teachers are just not as good. One teacher actually used to pick on one of my children continuously questioning her for being late... even saying "______ makes it to school on time why can't you?" If the school has a question about a child being late; I feel they should speak with the parent. One of my children has also had issues with bullying/name calling... I must say I don't agree with their procedures regarding bullying. I wish there was more communication. There are many events they offer which my children love. As for the office staff I have never had an issue. Julie in the front office is the best... always very helpful!
The school is wonderful. I have been blessed to have amazing teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis. The new principal is friendly and involved. I am proud to say my children are attending Reedom and are continuing to be challenged every day!
School was putting wrong attendance at my child. On January 2013 they send me a letter that my child has already 6 absences ok yes because she was sick for 4 days last year understandable. They send me a 2nd letter notice on February saying my child has 10 absences WOW !!! My child was never absent from January 2013 to February 2013 . And lastly March 25 I received the third notice saying my child has 16 absences REALLY??
I could not be happier! I have three children attending Reedom and the programs and education that they receive is excellent! My children all three love their teachers and come home from school happy and talk about their day at school and what they have learned. The music program is so great! The art and the myscilearn and so many others. The pta leader is great. The office staff is always willing to help me. My kids love the Daddy/Daughter and Mother/Son dance. Field day is great too! I am so proud that my kids go to Reedom and am so thankful everyday that my children are getting such a great education thank you!
2nd year at Reedom and very disappointed. My son attended Kindergarten last year and the school was amazing - great communication good teacher etc. Now with the new principal it's gone completely downhill! My kids are in First and Kinder the notes coming home from the teachers are unbelieveable. First it started with the teacher sending me a page and a half email that she didn't approve of my daughter's lunch (sandwich apples & mini cupcake) and I should make better food choices for my child. Now I get a note saying that they are monitoring the kid's bathroom breaks and will *reward* children who don't use the bathroom with gifts from the Treasure Box. Are you kidding me?
The principal is horrible and lacks the skills to work with children and parents. My son is going into the 3rd grade and has been attending Reedom since Kindergarten. The 3 teachers he's had so far have been nothing short of amazing.
My son has attended this school for 2 years. He's in 5th grade. The teachers seem to yell a lot at the kids and are very strict as far as 10 year old children should be concerned. If I had a choice I would move somewhere else in Vegas to get better instruction. Math teacher is also not very structured and seems very lazy
My son is in all day kindergarten and I am amazed at the superior level of education that is given. He's challenged and encouraged and this is all a parent can ask for. Excellent teachers and support staff. Very active with the community and parents. I highly recommend this school.
My daughter has been a student at Reedom not quite one year. I would say that the front office staff can be a bit unprofessional at times even argumentative when concerns are brought forth. First impressions are important and theirs has more than once left a bitter taste in my mouth. The teacher that my daughter has is awesome. I wasn't too happy to hear about my daughters interaction with substitute teachers. It truly made me wonder how much is put into the school truly hiring quality subs for these intermittent positions. On a positive note I do absolutely love the challenging and well structured academic program offered here.
Just moved from NJ and thought it would be very difficult for my children to adjust. My daughter joined the full day kinder and my son is in 4th grade. They both love the school and their teachers. They have a structured homework program which my husband and I really like and the parent-teacher communication is done very well. I hope that this continues for more years.. Strive to be a Blue Ribbon School!
I believe that this public school offers everything if not more than any private school can. My children are getting a better education this year than all the previous years after paying thousands of dollars in tuition money. The teachers go above and beyond. I can not express my gratitude towards the teachers and the effort they put into their daily job!