Harrington Elementary School

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1540 Baffin Bay Dr

Plano, TX 75075

(469) 752-1500

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 385

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for Harrington Elementary School

Harrington is a great school. We recently moved from New York and our experience in this school is amazing.

Posted by a parent on 02/04/15

I totally agree with the post on August 9, 2014. This is a great school. My kindergarten daughter loves her teachers and is always happy and excited to go to school everyday.

Posted by a parent on 10/16/14

Harrington is an outstanding school with very small classes for a public school which is a rare find. Students get plenty of individualized instruction. When children need extra help, they receive tutoring several days a week at no cost to the parent. This school provides as much help outside of school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/09/14

My children have been attending since kindergarten and will soon leave the school. It was wonderful in the beginning but the leadership at the school has been lacking for the last couple of years. While it used to be a good school for children that needed extra help (ADD, autistic, etc) it seems ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/24/14

Both of my children have attended Harrington since kindergarten (2005), and during this time, we have watched a steady decline. The staff have become disorganized and no longer put the children first. The mood is one that is tense and unpleasant. This seems to come directly from the leadership within ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/28/11

My family and I moved to Texas a year ago. We have three children and I was looking for a school that I felt my children would feel comfortable and was challenged. I have to say that I was so impressed with Harrington. The teachers are great and I enjoyed going to all the different activities that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/08

Our children have been attending Harrington Elementary for 6 years. We have been completely happy with our children's educational experience. The faculty continuously challenges and motivates as well as shows a positive attitude. We look forward to many more years at Harrington with our younger children.

Posted by a parent on 06/18/08

We moved from Oklahoma city on spring break, where my 6 and 7 year old went to Schwartz Elementary, the #1 elementary school in Oklahoma. I thought they would be alittle behind since Plano is so advanced. After starting my children in school I soon relized how much more they do in Plano schools. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/07

Wonderful place with great teachers. I would recommend this school to people who have children with special needs.

Posted by a parent on 05/16/06

We have experienced K-2nd grade at this school and the academic programs seem to be fine. I wonder sometimes if there is too much emphasis on trying to be ahead in academic performance as opposed to what may be good or acceptable performance for children in the same grades. The music teacher seems ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/19/05

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Test scores for Harrington Elementary School

TAKS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Harrington Elementary School
Plano Isd
* In 2010-2011, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in reading in grades 3 through 9; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in English language arts in grades 10 and 11; in mathematics in grades 3 through 11; in science in grades 5, 8, 10 and 11; and in social studies in grades 8, 10 and 11. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The grade 11 Exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Plano schools — Harrington Elementary School is located at 1540 Baffin Bay Dr, Plano TX 75075. 1540 Baffin Bay Dr is in the 75075 ZIP code in Plano, TX The school district for Harrington Elementary School is the Plano Isd. Harrington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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