Central Avenue Elementary School

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4505 104th St E

Tacoma, WA 98446

(253) 298-3200

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 386

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Central Avenue Elementary School

I LOVE THIS SCHOOL!! My son is in their full day kindergarten program with Mrs. Turco. As a techer myself (in a different district) I have high expectations for my sons education. I expect teachers to follow WA state grade level expectations, I expect my child to be pushed to his potential even if it ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/04/11

My daughter is in 1st grade and her teacher, Mrs. Klutz is AWESOME! I have seen so much progress in her class room with all the children it's amazing. I have had pleasant experiences with every teacher I have had the pleasure of dealing with. I think the whole staff as a whole is wonderful, Mrs. Knesal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/28/11

Central Avenue rocks, they have the best staff and the students are the coolest. The detail of perfection of the entire staff is far and above any parents level of satisfaction. The staff should be proud of the accomplishments and for the fact that the students love their teachers and administrative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/09

As a parent of a child who has attended this wonderful school, there is No better school out there! We love the teachers, especially Mr. Byrd. The principle Mrs. Knesal is just the best leader I have seen, ever. I cant imagine the parents who have had any bad experiences there. I would say to them to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/09

I have had nothing but great out come all around when it comes to this school. Keep up the good work

Posted by a parent on 10/09/08

Central Ave. has quite a bit of work to do. There is an overall negative feeling from the front office to some of the paraeducators to some of the teachers. There is a general feeling of 'why bother, these kids are too low anyway, the parents don't care, blah, blah.' There are some teachers, not all, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/10/08

I love this school. My step daughter attends the school and so will my daughter this year. The staff is amazing, they have family nigh at least once a month and the teachers are amazing. The class size I think is pefect not to crowed and really diverse.

Posted by a parent on 03/07/08

As a parent I am both shocked and appaled at the negligence of this school. The teachers are arrogant and decitful, and some are even abusive to children. Take my advice as a carring parent, flee from this horrible school.

Posted by a parent on 01/18/05

Two of my children have attnede this school and I can't say enough good things about the wondeful teachers - Especially Mrs. Robb and Mrs. McGee. The principal , Dr. Scott, is readily available to talk to about any issues, and the majority of the staff is super friendly . Thank you Central avenue! ...  Read more

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Test scores for Central Avenue Elementary School

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Central Avenue 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 — Central Avenue Elementary School is located at 4505 104th St E, Tacoma WA 98446. 4505 104th St E is in the 98446 ZIP code in Tacoma, WA The school district for Central Avenue Elementary School is the Franklin Pierce School District. Central Avenue Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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