School review The Village School (2005 Gentryside Drive )
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The Village School (2005 Gentryside Drive ) Comment
The Village school has been around for 50 years. However, they have no alumni kids returning to the school where as other schools fill with alumni kids. They boast a prestigious school and pressure the students immensely, but students are not accepted into highly competitive schools. Most go to state schools. The curriculum is behind that of area public schools. There is always open spaces because so many families leave every year. Yes, some move, but more leave for other schools, including public. Each of the four schools is different. The Nursery and Middle school are well liked by parents, but still need some updates. The Elementary is not well liked by parents and their curriculum and instruction is by far the most outdated of all the levels. The school has hired a new head. While we want to be optimistic, we know that all the current directors were appointed by the previous head. It would be shock for a new head to come in and get rid of all the problem staff and make the necessary changes. The amount of change that is needed is likely not going to happen in my child's lifetime. Like most parents, we have given the school enough chances and hopes for change and each year it has been a disappointing experience. We will be moving to a new school in the Fall. I wish we had done it sooner.