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Fred W Graff School Overview

417 East Sixth St, Laurel, MT 59044 , Tel: +1 (406) 628-6916 Laurel Elementary School District
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    Type: Public Elementary School
    Grades: 3-4
  • 339

    Students

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Fred W Graff School Ratings & Reviews

January 06, 2017 Submitted by a parent
The overall morale at this school is excellent. It is obvious that the teachers like being here, and student behavior reflects this. My child loves going to school everyday. However, there are so many resources that are not being utilized. The math curriculum is great, but could be implemented in a much more engaging way. Technology, smart board games, and hands on activities are available for "Go Math", but they are nowhere to be found. I'm not sure if LPS is underfunded, or if they simply do not know about these resources. Common Core rules the classroom, and social studies and science SUFFER!! I have been left to teach my child about states, presidents, world geography, states of matter, and plants at home. So sad. Kids can only do math for so long in a day before they're burnt out. Overall, I love this school, and I understand that teachers are doing all they can with the resources they have. Ultimately, any downfalls are a result of district administrative inadequacies.
October 28, 2013 Submitted by a parent
The teacher quality is excellent and they truly care about their students. However, this new Common Core is a bit of a mess. Teachers don't seem to have the opportunity to place a child according to their assessment of the child's level and ability. In the first month of school a large percentage of the kids were placed lower than the student, teacher and parents believed they should be. Even though everyone recognized this problem the teachers could not move the student to the appropriate level until several weeks had passed the student was re-evaluated on the designated "schedule." I agree with standards and making school work more challenging but in my child's case she was placed in too low a level and was not challenged. Sure she got 100% on almost everything but the content wasn't difficult enough. The school did re-test and she was placed at a higher level but not after wasting the first 6 weeks of school. This is not the teachers fault. Their hands are tied which demonstrates the danger of a one size fits all system. A system must at least be flexible enough to allow the people who are actually teaching the child to make adjustments when necessary.
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Laurel, MT Education Statistics

  • No High School2%
  • Some High School49%
  • Some College26%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree13%
  • Graduate Degree4%

Apartments and homes for rent near Fred W Graff School

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Before you start packing, make sure Fred W Graff School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Fred W Graff School is a well-known public 3-4 school in Laurel. It is located at 417 East Sixth St, Laurel, MT 59044 and it is the second home of 339 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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