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Burns Park Elementary School Overview

1414 Wells Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 , Tel: +1 (734) 994-1919 Ann Arbor Public Schools
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: K-5
  • 521


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Burns Park Elementary School Ratings & Reviews

December 14, 2016 Submitted by a parent
Excellent, caring teachers led by an amazing principal. The place gets even better every year.
June 01, 2014 Submitted by a parent
"We appreciate the continuous feedback and thought from our new principal. He seems inspired and passionate about his job. However, I was not impressed by the lackluster teaching and involvement of my daughter's classroom teacher. The students had a few writing projects over the year, and I was absolutely appalled at the level of writing that was considered acceptable. I was expecting to get honest feedback on the improvements that were needed in my daughter's writing, but it was not even mentioned on report cards. In my mind, the role of a teacher is take a student's current capabilities, and grow and expand on them. This was not done. Any growth or expanding in thought process and understanding seemed to be done at home. ""They aren't making us do that at school,"" or, ""as long as we wrote enough words, it's fine,"" seemed to be common phrases out of my daughter's mouth. Standards for personal best need to be much higher. Teachers need to help their students learn, grow, and be able to take helpful criticism on a regular basis. That is what learning is all about."
November 29, 2013 Submitted by a community member
"Accessible and enlightened new principal (Chuck Hatt) has an excellent grasp of the needs of the students and everyone in the community that influences those students. Not only does he practice the common sense and compassion gained from many decades of teaching experience, he is a highly-trained, national expert in the area of literacies curriculum which he has implemented all over the Ann Arbor schools with dramatic, measurable success. Although much is written and implied about the ""snobbishness"" of families in this world, in my observation, they go above and beyond to make BP an inclusive, kind world for their children and for the children of people they don't know from poorer neighborhoods across town."
November 25, 2013 Submitted by a parent
I guess unsatisfactory is the most appropriate choice because we left, as in literally changed schools. It's fine school on paper, but no more so than half a dozen of the other A2 schools that cluster at the top in terms of test scores. What really put us off was the culture. There are deep socioeconomic divisions between the contiguous and non-contiguous families and that translates into de facto segregation just below the surface, which we felt added a subtle but unpleasant tension. As for the less subtle, I'm afraid we saw a bit too much of the petty, provincial snobbery North Burns Park and the Hills are famous for. Think Mean Girls. Now imagine their kids are in your kid's class. We met notable exceptions, but they were just that. So yeah--we're quite finished with Buns Pahk. (Be sure to say that through a clenched underbite, with an affected transatlantic flair.)
September 21, 2013 Submitted by a parent
New principal (Mr. .Hatt) seems great. Even talking about getting professional development training for the lunchroom staff and bus drivers! Innovative thinker and leader, warm and receptive. This school has Spanish instruction from K-5th, unusual for A2 public schools, due to parents and PTO raising money through the BP World Language Initiative. Generally, a very involved parent and family community. Great garden, working on improving the playground. Many very strong and dynamic teachers.
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Average Rent in Ann Arbor, MI

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    Apartments and homes for rent near Burns Park Elementary School

    Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Burns Park Elementary School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Burns Park Elementary School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 237 apartments for rent available in this part of Ann Arbor. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Burns Park Elementary School is currently at 1501 S. State St, renting for $750 per month, but if $7,900 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Central Leasing Office. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

    Things you should know about Burns Park Elementary School

    Before you start packing, make sure Burns Park Elementary School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Burns Park Elementary School is a well-known public K-5 school in Ann Arbor. It is located at 1414 Wells Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 and it is the second home of 521 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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