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Santa Rosa, CA
Students enrolled: 471

4 stars
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16 reviews of this school

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 1

Posted April 28, 2015
- a community member
This was my first school i went to and all the teachers i had should not be teachers because they dont help kids who dont understand what the rest of the class does they favor kids and , they dont care about your problems they bully the students ive ran out of the class room crying at least 3 times the 2 years i went there. i think it's a disgusting school.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 1

Posted March 06, 2015
- a parent
We had a horrible experience here. Poor academic expectations, extremely rude faculty and staff. For an elementary school that is for the younger grades, K-1, we expected a more warm and loving environment, but experienced exactly the opposite. Our child was bullied. When approaching the teachers, staff, and even principal we had no response. Nothing positive to say about this school. Couldn't get out of this school fast enough.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 4

Posted August 17, 2013
- a parent
The school and teacher have been very helpful with my son who has Autism. Only thing that bothers me is not enough support for kids who are having problems with a subject. Will not give help until they fall behind.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 5

Posted April 30, 2013
- a parent
Mattie Washburn is great! My son went to KinderSkor, Kindergarten and going into first grade later this year. The principal cares and Marci Cook is the most amazing teacher who really knows how to reach her students and loves what she does. The diversity of this school also integrates kids into the real world. I am genuinely impressed with the caliber of this public school.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 5

Posted February 28, 2013
- a parent
Mattie is a great school with teachers who care. My son is in Marci Cooks class and she is a prenominal woman and teacher. The school takes care in each student. My son has received an excellent education at this school.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 5

Posted February 27, 2012
- a community member
I am currently a high school senior and have been in the Windsor Unified School District from K-12. I attended Mattie 12 years ago and still have fond memories of wonderful teachers, librarians, and other staff members. This year I have been back to Mattie where I volunteer a few times a week in one of the kindergarten classes, and it is just as I remember. Students are surrounded by staff members who are there specifically to cater to the needs of the kindergarten and 1st graders. Individualized attention is paid to every student to help them achieve what they are capable of and beyond. When a student falls behind a teacher or other staff member will help them to catch up and understand what is being taught. Classes are organized and exciting for the students and many have told me that they like school and are sad when it is a weekend or break. I enjoy spending my time here and seeing how these great teachers are helping teach a future generation of our society.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 1

Posted February 20, 2012
- a parent
Poor academic expectations, apathetic staff, dirty school grounds. This school could be much better than it is.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 2

Posted February 20, 2012
- a parent
My experience with this school is that it celebrates mediocrity. My child's classroom is disorganized, dirty, and unstructured. I have spoken with the teacher, but the teacher seems to think that it is normal. Further, the homework is often hastily assembled, with some elements of the weekly work consistently missing. The school grounds are dirty; littered with broken glass, debris, and vandalism. Sadly, these children do not have a gym or multi-purpose room in which to play during cool or rainy weather. Additionally, the hot lunch program is abysmal; most food entrees are simply re-heated hotdogs or pizza selections. If this is an example of quality education in California, it is evident the the bar of expectation is set quite low.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 5

Posted February 06, 2012
- a parent
Very impressed! Being new to the area and the school district, my wife and I researched several schools, both public and private and decided to send our 1st grader to Mattie. Great Decision! The staff are very well prepared and enthusiastic about every child's success. We're looking forward to sending our younger son there as well. Keep up the good work, Mattie, and thank you for your continued support.

Mattie Washburn Elementary School 5

Posted January 27, 2012
- a teacher
I have been a teacher at Mattie Washburn Elementary for six years. I have taught both Kindergarten and First Grade, and without any hesitation I will say that ALL of the teachers, staff, support staff, yard duties, bus drivers, etc. care about the students, and each other. When we are not planning and sharing curriculum with one another, we are preparing lessons that will engage all types of learners in our classroom. We strive for academic excellence, and we make sure that every student leaves Mattie Washburn with a positive attitude toward school, and a strong educational foundation.

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Mattie Washburn Elementary School
75 Pleasant Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA  95403
(707) 837-7727
Last modified Mattie Washburn Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-1
Mattie Washburn Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top