Symington Elementary School

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8650 Ruskin Way

Kansas City, MO 64134

(816) 316-8050

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 405

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Symington Elementary School

Symington is a good school and I like the opportunities of advancement for the children.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

The staff at this school are really unprofessional compared to the school we relocated from. My sons teacher was constantly calling in sick, she assumed all kids who attend this school are poverty stricken which was not OUR case. I also had to hear about my child being spanked by the substitute teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/13

Coming from Sante Fe my daughter and I really enjoyed and preferred Symington in the 09-10 sy. She was learning and had an EXCELLENT teacher! The next year when she returned for the 2nd grade everything began to go down hill. There were many things that occurred that disturbed me but the thing that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/23/13

My 3 children have been going to Symington for about 3 years now and I have ran into ongoing problems with some of the teachers, recess aids who seem not to care about the students well-being, and the help that the child needs. This school is not organized at all & I have complained to the school & ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/09

I am a long resident of this neighborhood. All three of my grandchildren have attended this school. From what I have seen and experienced, the principal, teachers and staff are loving and nurturing towards the children. Needless to say there are instances where there are other factors that may cause ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/22/07

My child attended Kindergarten and first grade. I felt the teachers he had were wonderful. I had to withdraw my child after first grade, because my child fell behind due to parent involvement was low, where a lot of parents couldnt help their children with homework because they couldnt speak english. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/09/05

I feel the teachers at Symington elementary are not concerned with the welfare of students or how well they are teaching them. I have seen first hand the daily abuse from teachers towards students. The neglect and harsh words are imbedded forever in the minds of students and will alter our childrens ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/12/04

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Test scores
Test scores for Symington Elementary School

MAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Symington Elementary School
Hickman Mills C-1 School District
* In 2011-2012 Missouri used the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math and communication arts, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The results for math, communication arts, and science are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The MAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Missouri. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Kansas City schools — Symington Elementary School is located at 8650 Ruskin Way, Kansas City MO 64134. 8650 Ruskin Way is in the 64134 ZIP code in Kansas City, MO The school district for Symington Elementary School is the Hickman Mills C-1 School District. Symington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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