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  • Micha Hill

    Parmer Lane Elementary School8

    Austin, TX | Travis County

    April 4, 2015

    My child went to this school for all of the 6 years (K-5).This school is horrible.There were always roaches, dead or alive, in the middle of the halls and in other impractical places.The staff did not care when she reported harassment, and on multiple occasions she was hurt by other students on the playground.In fact they would punish her for reporting said actions, but the aggressors did not receive any backlash.During the last few years attending this school, she told me their food had begun to go down hill (Example: Mold on hotdogs.This is why I pack her lunch).The quality of this school is not what it used to be.I hope people reconsider sending their children here.

    Submitted by a parent

    March 18, 2012

    My son attended Parmer Lane from 1st-5th. We were extremely dissatisfied with this school. I would find another school to send my child to. There is not enough supervision on the playground. I am also very dissatisfied with the curriculum and the teaching staff. It is a very poor school in this regard.

    Submitted by a parent

    April 14, 2010

    I have been very dissatisfied with the instructional focus and have deciced to look into alternatives after 4 frustrating years.

    Submitted by a parent

    April 11, 2008

    The teachers and staff seem to genuinely care about the students.

    Submitted by a parent

    January 20, 2008

    My girl has been going to the KG program for the past 6 months. We are very pleased with the quality of teaching. We love our teachers at this school. Even thought

    Submitted by a parent

    April 29, 2006

    Academically this school is fine; however, socially, this school is too diverse. We were there for 5 years and progressively saw the school's focus turn to non-English speaking students (there were so many). We wanted a different environment.

    Submitted by a parent

    August 3, 2005

    We've been at Parmer Lane for 1 year and have been very pleased. The PTO is very active and the parents are very involved at Parmer.

    Submitted by a parent

    February 28, 2005

    The only thing that I do not care for is where the school is located. It is right off one of the busiest streets in Austin and during rush hour it is a little dangerous for our kids to walk to school. However, in the neighborhood streets right behind the school they do have a police officer montoring the speed limits. At least they are making the effort to make it safe for our children.

    Submitted by a parent

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