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Old 02-12-2014, 10:30 AM
 
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I would DESPERATELY like info from parents with kids in the Poquoson school district. I am looking to possibly buy a home in Poquoson and have a first grader and another that will attend kindergarten in the next 1.5 years. We currently olive in York County and I LOVE the school. However we are renting since moving here last year. I can't find a house that fits our needs in York County and the one I have found is in Poquoson. I hear that Poquoson is a "strange" city. But I'm wondering what exactly does that mean? I have heard it SO many times as well as read it online in various places as well. The schools seem to have good ratings, however, have bad reviews from parents.

So, after all that babbling, I want to hear from current parents with kids in the Poquoson schools. I've read that bullying is very present, but these days, I'm wondering if there are any schools where there is no bullying.

Thanks so much for any advice/info!!
Kristin
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Old 02-13-2014, 05:11 PM
 
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I would DESPERATELY like info from parents with kids in the Poquoson school district. I am looking to possibly buy a home in Poquoson and have a first grader and another that will attend kindergarten in the next 1.5 years. We currently olive in York County and I LOVE the school. However we are renting since moving here last year. I can't find a house that fits our needs in York County and the one I have found is in Poquoson. I hear that Poquoson is a "strange" city. But I'm wondering what exactly does that mean? I have heard it SO many times as well as read it online in various places as well. The schools seem to have good ratings, however, have bad reviews from parents.

So, after all that babbling, I want to hear from current parents with kids in the Poquoson schools. I've read that bullying is very present, but these days, I'm wondering if there are any schools where there is no bullying.

Thanks so much for any advice/info!!
Kristin
Poquoson is a world of its own. It is safe, it is tight knit, and it is very very white (about 97%). I lived there for a year, it was not for me but some people do love it. Schools are good, lots of NASA folks live there as well. Downsides are that it is far from everything, it floods a lot(find out what your insurance premiums will be), and it is a bit territorial (outsiders are called "move ins" meaning you are not from there you just moved there).

I can't help you personally with the schools although I have friends that both graduated from there (none still live there) and coworkers that have kids there (seem to like it well enough). it really depends what you are looking for but most are not ambivalent towards Poquoson... they either love it or hate it. I'd be real shocked if you get any long time residents on this board but good luck!
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