About This School
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Triangle Lake School's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Triangle Lake School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Oregon average is 20 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Grade 3 Reading Performance
Triangle Lake School Reviews
TL staff is not capable of handling normal child behaviors, learning needs are not effectively addressed. Students who struggle with aspects of the classroom (ie: turning in completed homework, following directions, ect..) or with school curriculum generally have their needs ignored while they are allowed to continue to fail class after class - year after year. The only remedy a parent has is to actually physically attend each school day with their child and provide the assistance their child needs themselves (few parents can financially afford this option). Although TL is a Charter school, it is indistinguishable from a typical public school both in the neglect of student needs and in school procedure. There is a "blame the student" philosophy that favors consequences over guidence that allows school staff to lazily scapegoat thier responsibiity to needy students, leaving some of us wondering whom are the children and whom are the adults in this scenario. In addition to this, expressed budget issues have impared the schools ability to provide very basic teaching tools, such as sufficient printing inventory needed to supply worksheets and documents to students.
These are the very reasons parents are flocking to homeschooling throughout many districts, why would a parent choose to be in daily attendence with their childs' school to oversee the childs educational needs, when it makes more sense for a parent to do this from home?
So far so good! It is smaller than what we are used to, and it kinda seems like they are not used to kids with behavioral and emotinal problems!