Whittier Elementary School

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1320 Nw 75th St

Seattle, WA 98117

(206) 252-1650

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 450

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Whittier Elementary School

upset about the poor response and rude attitude from the admins. The admins promised to call me back regarding the matter caused by school or district before noon but never did. I ran to the school in person. My appearance made the administrator no choice but reported this matter to the principle. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

Continued.. I simply asked for the solution since the school started the following day (the notification was sent out on Saturday so that left me one day only to get things straight before school started). She said it took a few days to verify my kid s status because everybody was busy. She even commented ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

My daughter and I both love this school. There is really good leadership from the principal, staff and administrative staff. I was a little concerned that the Spectrum program would be too academic but there is actually a lot of emphasis on creativity. Great PE teacher, amazing music program that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/10

Dont send your kid here if they dont" fit in the box" there is no support or understanding for "different" kids. The focus is way too academic with no personal/ social emphasis whatsoever. My artsy daughter is bored with the schoolbook extreme- not being creatively stimulated at all. Spectrum is like ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/23/10

With all there is to deal w/in modern education, our staff and leadership keep all the balls in the air. They are amazing.

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

Great school that tries hard! Safe, devoted to learning, high parental involvement, dedicated teachers, great kids.

Posted by a teacher on 10/10/09

It's a great school with great programs!

Posted by a parent on 10/08/09

Outstanding teachers who really love the kids. Incredible academics and the best ever PE program!

Posted by a parent on 09/17/09

I'm in my 7th year as a parent at Whittier and we've had our share of changes but some of the things that haven't changed are the most important: a solid core of dedicated, quality teachers who have been here for many years, an exceptional P.E. program and library, great parental involvement, a wonderful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/09

Whittier is a school with far more potential than it achieves, though it certainly appears to educate our children 'well enough' when compared with other schools in seattle. Still, it's not as good as we parents fool ourselves into thinking! the principal's a great advocate for teachers, a tremendously ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/03/07

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Test scores for Whittier Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Whittier Elementary School
Seattle Public Schools
* 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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Seattle schools — Whittier Elementary School is located at 1320 Nw 75th St, Seattle WA 98117. 1320 Nw 75th St is in the 98117 ZIP code in Seattle, WA The school district for Whittier Elementary School is the Seattle Public Schools. Whittier Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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