Emma L Carson Elementary School

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8615 184th St E

Puyallup, WA 98375

(253) 840-8808

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 920

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Emma L Carson Elementary School

Ive gone to Carson for 7 years and for the last 2 years there has been a new principal hes great are old principal was not good at all he would just sit in his office and never came out are new principal knows every kids name remembers who says what hes the best principal ever! there is a lot of kids ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/22/13

I never thought a school could do more damage than good, but I have been enlightened. The new principal is good, but I've never met worse teachers in my life. My son was starting to read when he started Kindergarten at Carson, now, he's in 1st grade at another Puyallup school and I have to do damage ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

My chid plans on attending Carson next year. It seems like a great-looking school, however when i am on the website I notice a lot of pictures of kids - and teachers!- holding up the victory sign backwards. This is perceived as a gang sign and the pictures should not be up for public viewing. Come on, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/09/13

Carson is a really good school. It does have a large population, but it only serves the Silvercreek neighborhood. My husband and I have four children attending Carson in the grades of K, 1st, 4th and 6th. If your kids live in the boundaries of Carson- your kids walk to school (either by themselves, with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/21/12

The Vice Principal seems unaware of how thing are run in the school. I never see the Principal nor have had any correspondence with him, even after e-mailing.. Education here is sub-par. For this school being as large as it is, it has very, very little to offer for after school activities and academics.

Posted by a parent on 02/03/12

The school and/or PTA try hard. Movie nights, Restaurant nights, etc. Parking is a bottleneck though. Cross-guards are out there in the mornings almost religiously which is a good thing with soooo many walkers. The Principal Gonzales should be a bit more involved and smile more to the parents. This school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/11

School looks good on the outside but the leadership at the school has no sense of right and wrong this school allows and encourages 5 year old children to walk over a mile to school.

Posted by a parent on 11/08/10

Great staff and great parents with incredible students! Go Carson Coyotes!

Posted by a parent on 05/15/10

They have an awesome staff of teachers principals & office staff

Posted by a parent on 05/12/10

Carson is a school of the 21st Century with exceptional staff and great families. We have built a focus on supporting success for all kids and work closely with our community to ensure we live up to our mantra: Carson Coyotes...Succeed Every Day!

Posted by a parent on 05/12/10

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Test scores for Emma L Carson Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Emma L Carson Elementary School
Puyallup 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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Puyallup schools — Emma L Carson Elementary School is located at 8615 184th St E, Puyallup WA 98375. 8615 184th St E is in the 98375 ZIP code in Puyallup, WA The school district for Emma L Carson Elementary School is the Puyallup School District. Emma L Carson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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