James Templeton Elementary School

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9500 Sw Murdock St

Portland, OR 97224

(503) 431-4850

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for James Templeton Elementary School

Both my kids had a great experience. Teachers were caring and address the needs of my children who have different learning styles and personalities. Good parent support, but they are not an "entitled" parent group. The students and staff all seem genuinely happy.

Posted by a parent on 05/09/14

This school is a really great school. Although I have to warn parents of kids who are going in the fifth grade because this school has fifth graders who are dating. This school is one of the oldest in the district and could use some serious cleaning and remodeling.

Posted by a other on 07/24/13

I went to this school. I loved it, except for that NOTHING was ever done when I was being picked on. They told us they have zero tolerance for bullying, yet when I finally got up the courage to go to a teacher about the problems I was having on a daily basis, she interrupted me mid-sentence and told ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/22/11

I have 3 children that attend Templeton. The staff is very caring and involved in each childs academic level. Yes the school is old, but has great charchter and the students and parents do an excellent job keeping it looking nice. I see the diversity in the school, and think its a great asset to the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/25/09

This school has the largest diversity in our school district. Family incomes range from poverty levels to wealthy. This is also one of the older schools in our district and could use some serious upkeep.

Posted by a parent on 10/03/09

My daughter is going into second grade and she loves school still. They go out of there way for the children and her teachers have been great, and pushed to leep her interested in school..

Posted by a parent on 07/29/08

I have a daughter who attends Templeton, and she is thriving. The Teachers and staff are very kind, it is a great environment for learning!

Posted by a parent on 07/06/08

Great school and very caring staff. The student teacher ratio is also exceptional.

Posted by a parent on 02/08/06

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Test scores for James Templeton Elementary School

OAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
James Templeton Elementary School
Tigard-tualatin School District 23j
* In 2009-2010 Oregon used the Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (OAKS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7 and 10 in writing; and in grades 5, 8 and 10 in science. The OAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Oregon. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Portland schools — James Templeton Elementary School is located at 9500 Sw Murdock St, Portland OR 97224. 9500 Sw Murdock St is in the 97224 ZIP code in Portland, OR The school district for James Templeton Elementary School is the Tigard-tualatin School District 23j. James Templeton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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