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K-5
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Mckinleyville, CA
Students enrolled: 445

4 stars
Based on 9 ratings

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Dows Prairie Elementary School 1

Posted December 16, 2014
- a parent
As a social worker, I have worked with schools across four counties and this school is by far the most appalling. They have an incompetent principal and their TK teacher should not even be allowed to be around children. They demonize children with special needs and do not work with parents on how best to serve them. They use punishment as a "motivator" instead of praise. Their teacher's have only the minimum units in Early Childhood Development. If you have any other options for your child's education, I would take them.

Dows Prairie Elementary School 5

Posted November 18, 2013
- a parent
The teachers and staff make Dows prairie a great school. They r very interactive with the parents.. & open to lots of parental involvement...


Dows Prairie Elementary School 2

Posted August 11, 2009
- a parent
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Dows Prairie Elementary School 5

Posted June 11, 2009
- a parent
This is an amazing school.The staff here goes above and beyond. All students are driven to their fullest potential.A++++

Dows Prairie Elementary School 1

Posted October 29, 2008
- a parent
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Dows Prairie Elementary School 5

Posted May 21, 2008
- a parent
Fantastic, caring, supportive teachers. Added a winning track team as of 2008. Welcoming office staff. Frequent student teachers add new insight and fresh teaching activities. Parent-Teacher group sponsors sock hops, Salmon dinner, family dance night, and many other activites to unify families and raise money for numerous field trips. A safe and nurturing school

Dows Prairie Elementary School 4

Posted February 07, 2008
- a parent
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Dows Prairie Elementary School 5

Posted January 09, 2006
- a parent
Warm, helpful office staff. Excellent art program. Parents invited to participate in all activities or visit classrooms unannounced. Open door policy. Hallways decorated with art and writing. Lots of extras: Science Fairs etc.


Dows Prairie Elementary School 0
no rating

Posted November 24, 2004
- a teacher
They have a fantastic music teacher there and a great kindergarten program!

Dows Prairie Elementary School 5

Posted March 01, 2004
- a parent
McKinleyville had a reputation as being 'redneck' and a 'hick' town, which made me nervous. But Dow's Prairie School has astounded me with the superb quality of the teachers and staff. We couldn't be happier.

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Dows Prairie Elementary School
3940 Dows Prairie Road, Mckinleyville, CA  95519
(707) 839-1558
Last modified Dows Prairie Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Dows Prairie Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top