Brookdale Elementary School

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611 132nd St S

Tacoma, WA 98444

(253) 298-3100

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 424

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Brookdale Elementary School

My kids have been at Brookdale for 3 years now and every year seems to get better and better. They have a new music teacher that has made music fun and interactive for all the kids. Test scores have been improving but what I find the most important is that the staff cares about the children as a whole, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/22/14

My daughter is in her second (and last) year in the Excel program here. She loved it here last year and found the transition from her home school to be a positive experience. However, this year the program is vastly different than it was last year and she is not learning as much. The staff as a whole ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/25/13

As a mom of students who have attended Brookdale for a while now I must say that it seems like there is way to much pressure on learning for the WASL rather than learning for life. I feel academics are very important but I would have to say that so is the fun of being a child. The staff is fantastic ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/06

I am not impressed with this school. My daughter is in her second and last year at this school and we have not been happy. They do still have a music program but like much of the staff she has been doing things the same way for more than 15 years and sees no need for change. Some teachers do not want ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/22/06

I am a single mother of 4 girls all of whom have attended Brookdale (3 of whom still do). Two of my children have serious learning disabilities. The teachers and staff at Brookdale have been amazing!! I never worry if my children are achidemically on target or retaining important information. I know ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/02/05

My daughter has gone here for three years and the first year her teacher was horrible,the next year her teacher was better...this year the teacher is great! I would say that the school means well and is trying to improove things..and they have. Someimes I have just found their way of dealing with issues ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/05

my children have been going here for the last 6 years. if you get a chance have you child go to mrs carey's class she is one of the best teached i have ever saw. i am in the military and i had to leave for a few months during the school year. my daughter started having a hard time in one of her subjects. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/19/05

This is a great school. We sent our daughter there not having any preschool or headstart. She left Kindergarten being able to read just about any word we asked her. She may not have known the meaning, but she could sound it out. Her math was great as well. Her Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Hoseth is atruly ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/04

This is my child's first year, I'm glad he did not start here, this School is not understanding I feel his teacher is inexperienced, has no concept of real life, demanding, try's to bully, humiliate and embarrass, the student in front of the other kids to get them to do home work. The school takes no ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/24/04

When my six year old started school last fall at Brookdale Elementary; I hadn't mention to his teacher about him knowing how to read. The teacher eventually found out within a month. As a result he was put into the first grade reading group. He would come home every week with his assessment test and ...  Read more

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Test scores for Brookdale Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Brookdale Elementary School
Franklin Pierce 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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Tacoma schools — Brookdale Elementary School is located at 611 132nd St S, Tacoma WA 98444. 611 132nd St S is in the 98444 ZIP code in Tacoma, WA The school district for Brookdale Elementary School is the Franklin Pierce School District. Brookdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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