Tough Elementary School11660 Crane Brook Drive
Spring, TX 77382(281) 465-5900
Spring, TX 77382(281) 465-5900
Tough Elementary School is located in Spring, TX and serves grades PK-6.It received a GreatSchool rating of 10 out of 10
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We went through 3 different elementary schools in the Houston area. One of them was an International Baccalaureate school and was highly recognized with awards. This school beats them all!
We recently moved from the East Coast and were a little concerned about our kids' transition to Texas. What we can say is that Coulson Tough Elementary really took care of our kids and did an outstanding job getting them prepared for the next level. The administration is responsive, and all the teachers are very nurturing. Also, there is a surprising degree of international diversity here due to the residential mix in this part of The Woodlands. Conroe ISD strongly supports the arts and has an incredible number of arts and music activities going on all year round. So glad we came to this school and school district!
I have taught in five different states and now stay home with my children. I was pleased with the school for the first couple of years but no longer. The administration does not take bullying incidents seriously. In fact, they do not even address them. We are now dealing with an entirely different group of children coming into the school speaking another language. The problem being, the staff is not bilingual and a number of the kids are using this to their advantage. My child was bullied in Spanish. The school is no taking any stance on this and is letting the "affluent" families coming from another country determine what is acceptable. Just frustrated that we are in an area with good schools but are left with no choice but to place our children in a more nurturing/caring environment. I will not have any regrets leaving and am now looking forward to a better future for my children.
Wonder, wonderful school! Tough has been an incredible improvement to the CA school we attended most recently. It is a large school, but they run a pretty tight ship. The Principle is very approachable and visible. She goes out of her way to know the children and parents. Everyone working at the school (front office, car line, cafeteria) is friendly and authentic in their efforts to make a positive school experience for both the students and the parents. I have to take a moment to acknowledge the ladies in the front office. They are so genuine, helpful, sweet, and comforting! With 1250 students I wouldn't expect them to know my name, but they call me by name every time I walk into the office. There are plenty of opportunities to be involved with the PTO or in the classrooms and the parent involvement is fantastic. The teachers are very accessible and quick to respond and address any concerns. The curriculum is challenging and the teachers support and accommodate individual students and their academic abilities quite well. They aren't just teaching to the masses. Thrilled to be a part of this community!
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