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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Mt. Washington Elementary School 4

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
If this school wasn't bound to LAUSD and its policies this would be a fantastic school. It's progressive thanks to parents and their fundraising efforts .But if it wasn't for their involvement (and opening their wallets) this school would just be average.

Mt. Washington Elementary School
Grateful to: Parent

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
Parents are actively involved. If it wasn't for them this school would just be mediocre.


Mt. Washington Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
One in three teachers are fantastic! But I had to put "ineffective" to voice my opinion. Most of the teachers are unfortunately complacent and not progressive enough. This may be due to LAUSD's policies and their tremendous burden on teachers putting the importance on testing the kids. I so wished the parents (PTA) had more involvement in the hiring of teachers.... Maybe next principal?

Mt. Washington Elementary School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
Way too much homework not enough play. Most likely because of LAUSD's policies and just ok teachers.

Mt. Washington Elementary School
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
Wished it was more progressive and forward-thinking. Unfortunately teachers are bound to follow LAUSD policies and common core.


Mt. Washington Elementary School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted August 28, 2015
- a parent
A lot of common core busy work. The homework could be more innovative. It is a LAUSD public school though, not a charter.

Mt. Washington Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted August 28, 2015
- a parent
We've had our share of good teachers and a bigger share of not so good teachers. My daughter's current teacher gives the kids candy in class if they raise their hand and provide the right answers.

Mt. Washington Elementary School 4

Posted June 14, 2015
- a parent
Mt. Washington has great levels of parent involvement, has unparalleled diversity in its area, solid visual arts integration (love to see more music & dance, but...) and does a very good job of creating a sense of community. What Mt. Washington has traditionally not done well, however, is address varied learner needs, particularly providing enrichment & challenging learning for 'above-the-curve' students by teachers and staff during the school day. For that, you have to pay extra for the (many and diverse, happy to say) after-school enrichment programs. Yes it has +900 scores, yet the school rates a 2 of 10 in academics when compared with schools with the same demographics, and this despite its designation as a School for Advanced Studies. I am happy to say that the teachers do not pile on excessive homework (okay, 3rd grade was a little rough), but the school policy is to refer parents interested in developmentally-appropriate academics for their children to other pay-for-play programs such as Mathnasium and private tutoring. T


Mt. Washington Elementary School
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted June 14, 2015
- a parent
I do - however there have been some glaring examples in recent years of faculty, staff & administration being extremely arbitrary and harsh in adopting rules, without appropriately addressing family & student concerns.

Mt. Washington Elementary School 5

Posted September 23, 2014
- a parent
Mount Washington is a school like no other! The administration, teachers, staff, & parents make it the GREAT school that it is. This school has gone through numerous principals; finally we have someone who stands for what she believes in; supporting the teachers to ensure that the children of Mt Washington receive the BEST education possible. The teachers are all highly qualified & often go above & beyond the call of duty. Many are often seen putting in more hours beyond the bell; planning, collaborating, tutoring, & conferencing with parents. This doesn't include the hours they put in on the weekends. Just drive & you'll see cars in the parking lot. The principal & her teachers are dedicated. The teachers attend trainings & conferences, continuously read & refer to the latest research, & implement school wide strategies & techniques to meet the needs of all students. Parental involvement is outstanding. They too work hard to make sure that their children & their teachers are supported by volunteering & using their resources to provide additional learning opportunities. The conversations that take place in the classrooms & the quality of learning is something to be proud of.

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Mt. Washington Elementary School
3981 San Rafael Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90065-4013
(323) 225-8320
Last modified Mt. Washington Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mt. Washington Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 71 reviews. Top