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725 Market St Ne

Salem, OR 97301

(503) 399-3151

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 460

Students Per Teacher: 23

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7 Parent Reviews for Grant Community School

My review may be a bit different as I am not a parent of a student attending Grant, but rather a former student myself. Granted, this was thirteen years ago, but of all my academic career, the year I spent at Grant (4th grade) was the best of them all! I really loved the bilingual system and it actually ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/08/12

At Grant the teachers are very dedicated to helping each student succeed. You cant get lost in the crowd and if you fail the class, your parents get a phone call, and you work out a plan on how to succeed. Also, at Grant despite being a small school, they offer many classes such as Art, Orchestra, Band, ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/29/08

I would not recommend this bi-lingual school to another family. If you don't speak english it's great. The english speakers, and bright kids get left behind. My daughter is above average, gifted, I believe she wouldn't have academically come so far if she had been in Grant for her entire elementary years. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/07

Grant is great. All the teachers try their hardest to help the kids learn. Some of the kids came here not knowing how to speak English. Now they can speak English. This is helping their future.

Posted by a student on 05/16/07

I will agree that the quality of teacher at Grant is excellent. Unfortunately, we found that this program is not being taught the way it was presented to us. These students don't even begin basic skills like writing, math and reading in english until the third grade! Considering 75% of the students already ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/03/06

The teachers are great at this school. However, I don't think the only bilingual should be spanish. We are in America and not Mexico. The kids should be offered several languages because their are more people here than just hispanics.

Posted by a parent on 10/10/04

As a parent of a third-grader at Grant, I have noted the extraordinary enthusiasm and energy shown by the teachers and staff of this school. I strongly support the notion of bi-lingual education for all, and quite obviously the teachers do, too. The principal, Grant Foster, has been at the school for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/04

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Test scores for Grant Community School

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Test Year: 2010
Grant Community School
Salem-keizer School District 24j
* 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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Salem schools — Grant Community School is located at 725 Market St Ne, Salem OR 97301. 725 Market St Ne is in the 97301 ZIP code in Salem, OR The school district for Grant Community School is the Salem-keizer School District 24j. Grant Community School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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