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Primrose School

Katonah, NY
  • Public
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  • Grades K-2
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  • Enrollment: 583


Primrose School
110 Primrose Street
Katonah, NY 10536
(914) 248-8888
Primrose School is located in Katonah, NY and serves grades K-2.
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Student Diversity



Asian/Pacific Islander
White, non-Hispanic
Black, non-Hispanic
Native American or Native Alaskan

Reviews11 Reviews

I absolutely agree with the reviews stating that primrose is a good school ONLY if your child is middle of the road student. If your child has any special needs good luck to you. If they are twice exceptional, well, then it's even worse.I am so disappointed to find out that the school district I thought was so great is anything but.
I think my older daughter, and now my younger one, received a wonderful education there. The teachers were caring, responsible and communicative. It seems up-to-date technology wise with all classes have smart boards. classroom size seems appropriate, although there are lots of classes.
I agree with the review back in 2009. If your child is middle of the road or compliant then they likely will do well at Primrose. The problem is educators are evaluated on their students succeeding so students who are not doing well will sometimes be moved around or told that perhaps primrose is not a good fit. I personally find the special ed teachers lacking compared to some of the special ed teachers in surrounding districts BUT I find the resources and amount of help a child can receive with various therapies to be stellar at Primrose. I don't get the feeling some of the special ed teachers know how to deal with some of the unique needs of some of the students and none seem up to the challenge. However, SIS and the high school seem to have excellent reputations in dealing with students who are very challenging. In a nutshell if your child is middle of the road, they'll thrive here. If not, it's a coin toss.
Primrose Elementary is a gem tucked away in Somers, NY. A good facility but, thanks to an outstanding professional staff, a great school. The K-2 set-up is a blessing. It has given my son time - time to be himself without the pressure of older kids and older behavior. The teachers have been professional, exacting but nurturing. My son has been challenged in the best sense. The variety of approaches gives every learner a way in. His reading and math skills were well established by first grade. By second grade, he has been reading 4th and 5th grade level chapter books, made possible by flexible observant teachers. Parental involvement is solid. Highest praise for the leadership. Engaged, committed and available. The logistics of the schools run smoothly, day in, day out, with a friendly helpful office. The principal and asst. principal are excellent, tireless in their efforts to make the school work for the children who attend it - not the other way around. Introduction of Common Core has not been easy for anyone. Their leadership has been essential to its successful introduction. We looked at private schools that did not match up to Primrose. Lucky us
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