Balboa Elementary School

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3010 W Holyoke Ave

Spokane, WA 99208

(509) 354-2220

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Balboa Elementary School

If you like combination classes than this is the school for you, for there is a good chance that at Balboa your child will spend a great deal of their time here in these type of classes. Ofcourse the principal will try to convince you how wonderful "multi-age classrooms" are. The only thing that saves ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/13

This has the potential to be a great school. The new prinicple in 2010-11 is a far cry from the fabulous one prior to her. I have been extremely disappointed in her lack of social skills, as well as many other parents. The teachers and staff are wonderful, but when the head person is learning how to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/11

As a grandparent, what I know is that the kids love going to school and that they demonstrate the ability to engage in long conversations about their interests. The school and teachers have given them the necessary skills to be excited about life.

Posted by a other on 10/09/09

'its awesome'per Daniel[9yrs/4th grade] I like it because they have a montessori program.My children are above their grade level in most of their subjects. They go on many excellant field trips one of which they explored a dairy operation and a science museum the next day.The parents are very involved.My ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/09

This is a great school. The teachers are very comitted and the principal is a warm, intelligent, caring person. The location is also very nice.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/09

Excellent Spokane school! Dedicated teachers! Caring staff! You can't beat the wonderful atmosphere at this small, northside school! Parent involvement is high with many extracurricular activities (bingo night, carnival, Santa breakfast...too many to list all of them!). Don't let the older building ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/07

The principal knows every child by name, as do the outdoor safety staff. Enrollment is low, making it a very close 'family' atmosphere. Teachers are excellent, friendly, and take time to learn students names and needs even if they are not that students teacher. A day never goes by that there are not ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/22/03

Stable staff, great teachers, coordinated activities, 4 classrooms have Montessori Curriculum, 10% minority enrollment, one classroom for Developmentally Impaired students,some ratings were 4's only because I did not want to go over the top in enthusiasm.The school was built in 1961 and has been well ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/03

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Test scores for Balboa Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Balboa Elementary School
Spokane 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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Spokane schools — Balboa Elementary School is located at 3010 W Holyoke Ave, Spokane WA 99208. 3010 W Holyoke Ave is in the 99208 ZIP code in Spokane, WA The school district for Balboa Elementary School is the Spokane School District. Balboa Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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