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About This School

Greater Plains Elementary School is a public elementary school in Town of Oneonta. The principal of Greater Plains Elementary School is MR. SCOTT RABELER and can be contacted at srabeler@oneontacsd.org. 286 students go to Greater Plains Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 0% of the Greater Plains Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 31% of the 286 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Greater Plains Elementary School is 12:1. Riverside Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 88% 85%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 7%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hispanic 3% 5%
Asian 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 31% 31%
Limited English proficiency 0% 1%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    There aren't many really dedicated teachers here but thankful for them nonetheless! I'm personally not in favor of this school's primary focus of state tests over the fun-damentals of an elementary school education. I've seen some really bright kids slipping through the cracks here because of the aggressive go-go-go tempo & teacher boredom. Average schools foster average students!

  • (4 years ago)

    I love Greater Plains Elementary School because of all the wonderful people there that make my child feel welcome and safe. It has many things to offer to the children and they always are having lots of fun with learning!

  • (6 years ago)

    Since we moved here to oneonta our daughter excelled wonderfully and teachers staff everyone is so polite and so straight with us.Our daughter was a shy quiet to-herself child before now in greater plains is out-spoken growing in great envoriment in this school... I recommend this school to anyone for their child's present & future plans in life... Thank you for the great work to teachers staff for helping your skills for our daughter and other children!

  • (9 years ago)

    Academic programs o.k. in general. Availability of individual/customized curriculum really depends on which teacher your child has. Administration and some teachers not receptive to requests for advanced level options for exceptional students but other teachers will 'go the extra mile'. Music art and phys.ed programs are part of regular curriculum which is not always the case at elementary schools these days. Acceptable class sizes at present; most if not all below 20 per teacher. Nice 'neighborhood school' environment; faculty and staff get involved in extracurricular activities and try to make fun events available for the students.

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