Finn Hill Junior High School

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8040 Ne 132nd St

Kirkland, WA 98034

(206) 821-6544

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 407

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Finn Hill Junior High School

Son and daughter attend Carl Sandburg. Great teachers overall and principal. The only complaint would be the common core curriculum means the teachers do not have a lot of leeway for kids of different skills.

Posted by a parent on 04/24/14

My daughter attended Finn Hill for the first portion of 7th grade and I volunteered there. The school wasn't a good match for her so we moved her. There are some good teachers there, and the principal seems involved, but the student body is not particularly motivated to do what is asked of them academically, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/21/09

Finn Hill has been a great place for both my kids. My daughter learned a lot and enjoyed the honors LA/SS classes. My son is taking advantage of the 7th grade algebra. Principal Scarpelli is fabulous.

Posted by a parent on 01/14/09

FHJH is a great place for students to grow academically and socially. It is unfortunate that some parents have expectations for their students that are not appropriate. I did not notice any parents who had concerns about the discussions at the PTSA meetings speaking up.

Posted by a parent on 08/16/05

'This school has been a big disappointment. It is probably fine for most kids, but our eighth grader needs accelerated learning opportunities which have not been available. The Language Arts/Social Studies Honors 2nd class for 8th grade was cancelled just before he reached 8th grade, and the caliber ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/08/05

This is a good schoool. My child enoyed the teaches and felt she learned a lot.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/05

My daughter has had a great experience at FHJH. The teaching staff, overall, seem to truly care about the success of the students. The new principal, Mr. Scarpelli, has been the vice principal for the past few years and has a tremendous rapport with the students and parents.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/04

Our junior high experience so far has been much better than expected. Special Ed staff are outstanding, very good at getting to the problem and working with the kids and families.

Posted by a parent on 10/06/03

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Test scores for Finn Hill Junior High School

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Test Year: 2012
Finn Hill Junior High School
Lake Washington School District
* In 2011-2012 Washington used the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) to test students in reading and writing in grade 10. Math skills are tested by the End-of-Course (EOC) exams. The HSPE 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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Kirkland schools — Finn Hill Junior High School is located at 8040 Ne 132nd St, Kirkland WA 98034. 8040 Ne 132nd St is in the 98034 ZIP code in Kirkland, WA The school district for Finn Hill Junior High School is the Lake Washington School District. Finn Hill Junior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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