All three of my kids are going to/have gone to Elma High School. They provide a lot of activities and classes that have helped prepair them for a solid future. They have the resources to help them in areas they struggled and help them to take advantage of their areas of strenght. They help prepair the
... Read more kids for continuing education with college level classes or to go into the workforce with real world experience in different areas some of which include automotive classes, agriculture related classes, and even a student run business to get the real hands on experience - and that's not even half of their offerings. The kids graduate with a sense and awareness of community, reaspect, integrity, and self worth that you probably won't find in a big city school with high student to teacher ratios. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/08/11
My daughter graduated from Elma High School with a 3.5 grade avg,she loved all her teachers and they are the best,she is now in college and doing great there,if it were not for the teachers and staff at Elma she would not be where she is today,I just cn not say enough about the school. Thank You Phillip
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Posted by a parent on 09/16/09
This school is pretty bad. It is full of people that are ignorant to the reality that the school teachers are failing not the students. Worst of all, almost all of the staff will not recognize it and just go on to the next paycheck. A huge lack of communication and motivation. On school spirit, this
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Posted by a parent on 01/20/09
Elma is a place where kids can really find a place in this society. Where they can really express them selves in ways nobody thought of
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Posted by a parent on 08/14/08
Elma high school is a great school..the staff is amazing..there are some teachers i dont really like but thay are still amazing people..i love this high school and i wouldnt trade it for the world...the only thing that needs to change is the kids walking all over the teachers i know im a kid too but
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Posted by a student on 08/13/08
This school is the most unorganized school i have ever heard of. The will send you to six different people for one question, they dont know who is graduating or not, they dont help students as much as they like to think they do. as far as i am concerned the principle should be replaced...again
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Posted by a student on 06/05/08
Elma is the greatest school in the entire world and has amazing new principals, amazing staff, just amazing everything. Our school spirit is phenemonal, and all students should go to elma=]
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Posted by a student on 10/05/07
this school is a avrage school with pros and cons. I think there are many great students athleticly, educationaly and presonaly. the staff is great too. but there has been an issue about sports within the staff we now have one of the most athletic classes coming in. the issue has not helped teach our
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Posted by a student on 07/24/07
The education at the school is really good. I'm concerned about the principal leadership. They are overly strict and pin point certain students when it comes to discipline. They don't focus on the good, just the bad. The teachers are all well educated and ready to help the students out. There is a hugr
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Posted by a parent on 02/05/07
Great school, with excellent academic programs. I participated in Running Start while attending Elma High School, and it was an excellent oportunity.
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* In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams. The HSPE 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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Elma schools — Elma High School is located at 1011 W Main St, Elma WA 98541. 1011 W Main St is in the 98541 ZIP code in Elma, WA The school district for Elma High School is the Elma School District. Elma High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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