Cherry Crest Elementary School

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12400 Ne 32nd St

Bellevue, WA 98005

(425) 456-4900

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Cherry Crest Elementary School

Had 3 kids at CC in 2012-2013 year, 4th grader and twin Kindergarteners. Teachers are trying their best but are bound to the curriculum and forced to "teach to the test." The school is also very focused on "mainstreaming" special ed kids -- with few classroom aides, few resources, and cramped time schedules, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/13

Have a 4th grader going into 5th grade in the fall. As with the previous parent's opinion that emphasis is on math over spelling I agree with the posit, but not the outcome. Technology requires strong math skills for success, while reading and spell check makes spelling less important to test for. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/19/11

Cherry Crest is an outstanding school with unbelievably great teachers, a very strong administration, and terrific parent support.

Posted by a parent on 03/02/11

The school has a lot of parental involvement but the level of learning is mediocre. The teachers are tied to the state curriculum and teach to the test. They don't really add a lot of activity based learning or challenge the smarter kids in the class. Ex. My 4th grade son gets a lot of math homework ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/20/11

Teachers being bound by the curriculum (& WASL) is sometimes detrimental to real teaching but is a problem throughout the district & state, not just at CC. Same w/ the lack of a full-time counselor. I hope that any parent who feels bullying is prevalent has addressed the situation with teachers & administration. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/18/09

This school is a train wreck - bullying is prevalent, there is no full time counselor which is sorely needed. The new principals are doing their best and are both gifted administrators, but the amount of time teachers spend 'teaching to the WASL' is distressing. Social and emotional skills are seen as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/02/08

Really great school. Very friendly teachers.

Posted by a other on 02/20/08

The lack of a full time school counselor is distressing. The new principals are great. Teachers are too tied to 'the curriculum' to address or meet student needs.

Posted by a parent on 01/29/08

Great school. Teacher's really care!

Posted by a parent on 05/30/06

Very friendly and professional school.

Posted by a parent on 04/06/06

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Test scores for Cherry Crest Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Cherry Crest Elementary School
Bellevue School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Bellevue schools — Cherry Crest Elementary School is located at 12400 Ne 32nd St, Bellevue WA 98005. 12400 Ne 32nd St is in the 98005 ZIP code in Bellevue, WA The school district for Cherry Crest Elementary School is the Bellevue School District. Cherry Crest Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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