The school seems to be trying its best to make its mark. Overall the environment is comfortable for kids & parents. The teachers seem too occupied so sometime it gets hard to reach them. I have experience with other nearby school districts where it was much easier to talk to he teachers. In his last school I used to meet my son's teacher both at drop off and pick up and that small communication with her made me feel at peace. Here u hardly get to see the teachers unless it's back to school night or parents are called for some event. My biggest issue with the school is that the kids are not getting enough opportunity to eat . There is only lunch time. No morning or afternoon snack. Most school around in same district or nearby districts give enough breaks to kids for eating .....and yet performing better than fleetwood in terms of grades. But overall my son seems happy here except that he starts feels hunger an hour before the lunchtime. There is a good demographic mix of kids. Over all a good community.
Fleetwood Elementary School is a public elementary school in Mt Laurel Township. The principal of Fleetwood Elementary School is Mr Michael Profico, whose e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org. 362 students go to Fleetwood Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 3% of the Fleetwood Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 16% of the 362 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Fleetwood Elementary School is 8:1. Larchmont School is one of the nearest elementary schools.
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||2%||0%|
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|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||16%||14%|
|Limited English proficiency||3%||1%|
My son attends Fleetwood and he loves it but I'm not terribly impressed with the school. There don't seem to be a whole lot of extracurricular activities and the few good ones they have are absurdly priced. I agree with what the one mother said about the school assuming everyone is a SAHM and looking down on you if you aren't but I think that's Mount Laurel as a whole. My son's teacher is great but I feel that because he is quiet he is often overlooked. He has consistently had trouble with revision (we work on it at home a lot) but his teacher still gives him a B each marking period. My son should not be handed a B even though he probably earned a C that first marking period (I suspect because he tests well). I feel that time is not taken in class to address his issues with completing his writing assignments. His teacher communicates when I email her but I hear about problems after the fact. Often she makes it sound like everything is going well but then I later find out that he has once again not been able to finish an assignment in class. The fact is that the class sizes are entirely too large and children like my son are not given extra help when they need it.
What I like about Fleetwood is the technology used in the classrooms the civic mindedness culture and how they get the kids to care about the less fortunate etc the principals involvement and movement throughout the building and how active and involved the PTO is. What I dont like about Fleetwood is the lack of understanding when dealing with the needs of atypical children (in inclusion classes w/teachers who dont have the slightest iota what to do with them) and making the necessary accomodations; the front office staff; the lack of empathy from the CST; and the assumption that everyone is a SAHM; as if working moms are a novel idea or less capable parents.
Fleetwood School is a warm caring environment. The teachers love their jobs their co-workers and the children. The classroom teachers manage to work with all abilities effectively and the specials teachers are creative and wonderful! Fleetwood is a community centered school where families are welcomed to the classrooms. Many parents are involved and the PTO does amazing things!!!!
Fleetwood is a great school with fabulous teachers and programs. The gym teacher has come up with creative ways to keep our kids moving and healthy. The special education support and therapies are top notch.
I think Fleetwood is a wonderful school. My daughter is very happy there.
The academics seem good here I think they can be a little too easy at times. The kids are offered music and PE twice a week and art class once a week. They do weekly library visits also. Parent involvement is wonderful! The PTO is great here. Overall I'm very satisfied with this school!
I have a child that is an overachiever and was sugested by the teachers to have her place up to the next grade. The pricipal promised to test her -and move her up if she past the testing. But the principal waited untill the middle of the following school year to test her. From child and teachers admitted to hindering the child durang at least one of the tests. In the rest of the tests the child was found tested from middle to the highest of the next grade-level but the prinicipal refused to move her up. So for the rest of the school year the teacher admitted that the child seems to not be learning anything (new) and doesn't have the time to teach the child the skills that she is capable of. The Fleetwood principal is uncaring for student welfare and incapable of doing her job properly.