Basswood Elementary School

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15425 Bass Lake Rd

Osseo, MN 55311

(763) 494-3858

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,025

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for Basswood Elementary School

My daughter started Basswood last year in first grade. We came from a very small, Catholic school in Colorado. We were initially concerned by the size of Basswood but the school seems very organized given all of the students. The parents seem very involved and have high expectations for their kids, which ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

Basswood is a very strong school with an excellent principal and teaching staff. Our new principal Mr. Smith is a forward thinker and is bringing innovation and fun to our already strong school.

Posted by a parent on 06/04/13

I think that Basswood is an incredible school. It has given me many different opportunities to get involved, such as Fuel up to Play 60, Student Council, Orchestra, and programs like that. Our principal is amazing, and has made many positive changes to our school. Parents are involved, and the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/28/13

This school has bug infestations, teachers that don't have any understanding for home situations, and inedible lunches, students that don't follow rules and don't get yelled at, and good students getting yelled at. The principal is five stars, but nothing else at this school is

Posted by a parent on 04/05/13

There are ant infestations of ants in the walls. I find it disgusting. One day, a teacher was debating for 20 minutes colored pencils vs markers instead of giving more class time. The lunches are usually inedible. The principal and the esp are the lone bright lights in the school. They bring inspiration ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/25/13

Terrible school and there are budget cuts coming so it will likely be worse. Mrs arbeiter is by far the best teacher. The worst is mrs rabehl.

Posted by a other on 02/26/13

My two kids attending Basswood elementary. Earlier they were attending a leading school in Wayzata. They feel overall quality is greater than Wayzata.

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

Just walk through the halls at Basswood and you will see that involved families and caring teachers are what make this school a standout. As one parent mentioned, the district is often judged as a whole. But Basswood is a community of high learning that is second to none in Maple Grove. Our kids are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/10

I have had at least one child at Basswood since 2002 and I absolutetly love this school. The teachers we have had are fantastic and so is the principal! People that choose to open enroll before giving this school a chance are missing out. The district is judged as whole, but there are certainly some ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/10

Classrooms are large. 4th grade is 34-35 students per class. Concerns growing over too many students. If you child is below or above the curve they may not receive the best attention.

Posted by a parent on 05/22/10

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Test scores for Basswood Elementary School

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Basswood Elementary School
Osseo Public School District
* 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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Osseo schools — Basswood Elementary School is located at 15425 Bass Lake Rd, Osseo MN 55311. 15425 Bass Lake Rd is in the 55311 ZIP code in Osseo, MN The school district for Basswood Elementary School is the Osseo Public School District. Basswood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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