I moved here in july, 2005 from michigan. I am so thankful for being able to participate with parkside elementary school. It is one of the greatest schools i have come across. I have two students at the school and they both have the greatest teachers in the world. This is the way school should be.
... Read more My daughter's kindergarten experience in mrs. Mclain's class has been absolutely top notch. My son who is in 4th grade has the greatest experience so far in all of his schooling. Mrs. Kotz is definitely a teacher not only with a passion for teaching but she honestly cares about all her students. My children have never come home from school and expressed any kind of poor feelings about their days! way to go parkside! the staff should be applauded for their passion towards teaching and children! Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/10/06
Parkside Elementary is a wonderful school! The teachers, administration, and support staff have made this school a great place to learn and grow. It is very rare to find any public elementary school that provides the curriculum and special programming offered by Parkside! The teachers my son has had
... Read more have been absolutely fabulous! I look forward to another successful year of learning! Read less
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
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Buffalo schools — Parkside Elementary School is located at 207 3rd St Ne, Buffalo MN 55313. 207 3rd St Ne is in the 55313 ZIP code in Buffalo, MN The school district for Parkside Elementary School is the Buffalo Independent School District 877. Parkside Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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