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Edina Public Schools Reviews

Updated Aug 18, 2019

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3 Ratings
  1. Helpful (1)

    "Teacher"

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    Former Employee - 4th Grade Teacher in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edina Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Very competent colleagues and great benefits.

    Cons

    Class sizes too large.

    Edina Public Schools2018-10-19
  2. "Great work/life balance"

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    Current Employee - Media Assistant in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    So fun to see students learn and grow

    Cons

    No room for upward movement without a degree in education

    Edina Public Schools2019-08-19
  3. Helpful (1)

    "ESL Teacher"

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    Former Employee - ESL Teacher in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edina Public Schools full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Serving students; developing skills; collaboration

    Cons

    Opportunity to evolve from where we are at as individuals and a group.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    Edina Public Schools2018-09-03
  4. "Liberal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools full-time

    Pros

    Great staff. Good atmosphere. Time off

    Cons

    Very liberal. Low pay. Minimum raise. No 401k match

    Edina Public Schools2018-09-14
  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Contractor - Head Coach in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools for more than a year

    Pros

    Staff is very friendly and great to work with. We have an awesome athletic trainer who does an awesome job with player injuries. The parents are very involved and love giving a hand during season.

    Cons

    Like any school it can take some time just getting into the school parking lot. Have to get there early to avoid traffic.

    Edina Public Schools2018-05-29
  6. "Debate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools part-time

    Pros

    Good Kids to work with

    Cons

    Slow at payments for direct deposit

    Advice to Management

    Pay faster

    Edina Public Schools2018-02-28
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Classroom Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edina, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Amazing teachers and support staff.

    Cons

    Not enough support for children with high needs.

    Edina Public Schools2017-12-11
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good Intentions"

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    Former Employee - Educational Assistant in Edina, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edina Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lots of great teachers who care

    Cons

    VERY Top Heavy- lower paid professionals doing much of the work -

    Edina Public Schools2017-07-17
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Squadron of Helicopters"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Staff is supportive and highly educated.

    Cons

    Hours of parent contact per week infringes on teaching, planning, and working with students.

    Advice to Management

    Support teachers, especially when aggressive and unreasonable parents make demands.

    Edina Public Schools2017-04-25
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Asst."

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Edina, MN
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Edina Public Schools full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Understaffed and underpaid. Tends toward reactive management rather than being proactive.

    Cons

    Great staff and hours; enjoy working with the students.

    Edina Public Schools2017-02-13
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