First Presbyterian Church School

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20 Tacoma Ave S

Tacoma, WA 98402

(253) 272-7145

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 300

Students Per Teacher: 43

Parent Reviews

21 Parent Reviews for First Presbyterian Church School

This is a wonderful school community with great teachers and a head of school who actually understands what a christian classical education entails. I think the people who are unhappy with the changes should actually figure out why they have their child at a classical school if they do not agree with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/23/15

FPCS is a strong academic school that offers an excellent classical education to students from 18 months old through 5th grade. Elementary students engage in learning with an Art, Music, and Latin Specialist. As a staff member, I am blessed and proud to work here. And as a parent, I couldn't ask for ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/08/14

It is tragic to see this once prominent private school going in such a horrific direction. The new Headmaster is unengaged and way out of his league. You can see the results as the teachers grow more disenfranchised and the parents and students more frustrated. The new cirucculum has no continuity ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/09/14

Recently this school has undergone many new changes including a new head of school. There have been changes in curriculum and it is NOT the school it used to be. Unfortunately the changes of late have been anything but stellar.

Posted by a parent on 12/04/13

First Pres. is an outstanding school! With the absolute most amazingly, loving, understanding and thoughtful teachers I've ever encountered. All 3 of my children attend/attended the wonderful preschool. During preschool they learn social skills, their letters and numbers, how to recognize and spell their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/12

FPCS has been a great experience for both my kids. I just we could find the same quality of teachers and education at a reasonable tuition after 5th grade! My youngest is in 5th grade this year, and we are sad to be leaving the school. It's the best deal in Tacoma!

Posted by a parent on 01/19/12

First Presbyterian Church School has an excellent learning environment which nurtures students academically and spiritually. Lessons and curriculum are designed to give students tools for success and trains young people to think critically. These young individuals will have the resources to meet the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 12/01/11

This has been an outstanding school for our elementary aged daughter and our family. The education is well-rounded and focused on the whole child and my daughter feels very loved by all of her teachers and the principal who greets each student every morning! She is flourishing in the arts, especially ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/30/11

I have had my children at FPCS for 10 years - and would not have them ANY OTHER PLACE! The environment is warm and loving - the teachers are stellar and the education is FIRST RATE! After graduation from First Prebyterian, my oldest child found himself to be ahead academically and prepared to encounter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/21/11

Our son had a wonderful years of pre-school at FPCS that prepared him for success at his current public school. His teachers were loving, well-organized and always focused on learning outcomes, without ever overlooking the unique needs and gifts of the children. Our son's academic and social confidence ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/21/11

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Tacoma schools — First Presbyterian Church School is located at 20 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma WA 98402. 20 Tacoma Ave S is in the 98402 ZIP code in Tacoma, WA First Presbyterian Church School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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