Washington Elementary School

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290 Lighthouse Rd

Santa Barbara, CA 93109

(805) 965-6653

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Washington Elementary School

I see how much my nephew likes his teachers, How personal the school is. Great School!

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

Washington Elementary School is the closest thing to a private school, offering the children all the things they need. Fantastic teachers, office staff, P.E., science, music and art are part of every childs weekly offerings. Fantastic leadership from a principal that is forward thinking and believes ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/08

My child is Washington's GATE magnet program, which is a great program. Kids are taught a GATE curriculum all day. For the first time, my child isn't bored. Wonderful PTO. Great teachers and staff - GATE and non-GATE. Fantastic music (Konrad Kono) and art (CCP) program. Inferior computers in classrooms ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/20/08

Wonderful site. Improved access for parking and dropoff. Great Gate Program. Parent support. Fundraisers. Orchastra musicsl instrument instruction upper grates. 6th grade science camp.

Posted by a parent on 02/03/06

This has one of the best gate programs around! Children learn so much by being in these classes all day, every day. The teaching staff are great and parents are always involved and appreciated. The office staff are always willing to help you. There is a wonderful foundation set up by parents for thier ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/05

Both of our children attended Washington Elementary School and it has been a fantastic experience. Our children have been very well prepared for the challenges of secondary school and are well on their way to bright futures. It has the strongest parent group in the district and operates as a non-profit ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/05

Beautiful location, harmonious and committed teaching staff, excellent technology integrated into curriculum, PE coach and other supplemental teachers funded by PSTA, well integrated diversity meeting needs of many students, high scoring, strong leadership, strong parent group.

Posted by a parent on 03/08/05

Washington School, as another parent put it, is the 'creme de la creme' of Santa Barbara elementary schools. It has the only full-time GATE program in the city, has an outstanding location on the beach where playground memories for the students will last forever and has after-school opportunities that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/03

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Test scores for Washington Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Washington Elementary School
Santa Barbara Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Santa Barbara schools — Washington Elementary School is located at 290 Lighthouse Rd, Santa Barbara CA 93109. 290 Lighthouse Rd is in the 93109 ZIP code in Santa Barbara, CA The school district for Washington Elementary School is the Santa Barbara Unified School District. Washington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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