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Hunter Elementary School

9 reviews
2051 West McMillan Road
Meridian, ID 83646
(208) 855-4285

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Hunter Elementary School
Based on data from the 2017 school year

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So far it has been pleasant visiting with teachers and staff. They are very attentive to the needs of our children. Thank you!!
Posted by a parent on 10/13/2018
A little slow about getting information out especially when people are divorced . The other parent shold be thought of especially since the are involved
Posted by a community member on 10/1/2016
We have 2 children w/8 collective years at Hunter (K-5 K-1). They both tested as gifted this year, but teachers/counselor treated them as problems & didn't identify this nor their challenges. Overcrowded. Focus of school is fundraisers/appearances. Teachers only care about tests, don't enforce homework to be done. Bullying is tolerated. Staff is negative and likes to gossip. Rooms are filled to the brim w/stuff and the environment is overwhelming and stressful. If your children are creative/gifted, this school will do everything to kill their self-esteem. We pulled our son out after this year, he tested in the 99th %ile for math, but his 1st grade teacher didn't challenge him nor suggest that he could be gifted. The teachers would rather the students be medicated rather than challenge them. Our daughter after completing 5th grade truly believes that there is something wrong with herself and we aren't going to let the narrow-minded teachers at Hunter do the same thing to our other child. If you are thinking about pulling your children out of Hunter, I'd suggest checking out the other schools of choice in the area. We found a few better options around this area- schools that have a much better philosophy on educating children. We chose Barbara Morgan STEM Academy because it is a school with the philosophy of teaching children to think for themselves and appreciating individual strengths. This is a concept which seems to be lost on the teachers at Hunter Elementary. Hunter is testing and results based before all else.
Posted by a parent on 6/6/2015
My children have been here for 3 years and we have been more than happy with their education. The teachers really care for their students and want them to succeed. That is what makes a difference for them. I would definitely recommend this school to others.
Posted by a parent on 8/24/2014
Not a good school. Over crowded, large class size, low expectations of students. We went here, and then pulled our kids. Parents had no clue and didn't care how poorly their kids were performing. Don't care about high achieving kids either. It's been overcrowded and poor reputation since it opened. Very disappointing.
Posted by a parent on 4/5/2014

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Meridian schools - Hunter Elementary School is located at 2051 West McMillan Road, Meridian ID 83646. Hunter Elementary School is in the West Ada School District. Hunter Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK-5.

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