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Baltimore, MD
Students enrolled: 429

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6920 Diana Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209

(410) 887-1210
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March 03, 2015
The school was awesome until the administration changed in 2014-2015 school year. The former vice-principal was promoted to principal, and there is a newly appointed vice-principal. The new principal is always out sick; she essentially passes all hands on interventions and decisions the vice-principal who is clearly uninterested in helping parents to resolve issues -- he is a poor mediator, and he is clearly biased. The lower grade level teachers are awesome -- they are very supportive; however, the upper level (4th /5th) grade teacher's lack support - they degrade and humiliate the students and place expectations on the student without offering support. One of the 4th grade teacher forces the students to write their own deficiency notices (pink slips) and then she signs it and sends it to the parent! It's really cruel. How would she feel if the principle made her write her own pink slip and then sign it and send it to the school board. The saddest part is the intentional "segregation." You cannot attend this public school if you live in a public apartment; it is only zoned for private property (home & condo) owners.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2014
My son graduated this past June 2014 and his education and the attention he was given was exceptional. The graduation ceremony was like a high school graduation with a keynote speaker where all kids were proud to have gone there. Parents are very supportive and teachers were very caring. Student conflicts were resolved amicably. My son who is not a fan of school in general loved Summit Park Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2013
My daughter loves Summit Park Elementary! She loves all of her teachers and support staff! She feels supported and she begs to stay to stay at school to attend homework club. The staff is kind and considerate and are accessible via email, phone and in person. Summit Park Elementary is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2013
Summitt Park is as good as it gets for 2013. I am a substitute Teacher in other schools and this School has the best children and best staff. The faculty really cares about the children and I know my daughter's love this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2012
We love Summit Park. The entire staff is friendly, knows our children, and works very hard to make the school the best. Our children work hard and enjoy school. We couldn't ask for a better place.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2011
I have gotten frustrated with Summit Park. I have seen more and more examples of favoritism with the children. I understand that the more well-behaved kids can be counted on, but it would be nice to see ALL of the children be given the same opportunities. I think that some of the teachers are focus more on the MSA scores than the social needs of the kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2009
This will be our 4th year at Summit Park (I have a 1st and 3rd grader) and my overall experience has been very positive. The teachers are great and very responsive. They genuinely care about the students. My kids actually love going to school!

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
My experience with SPE has been frustrating. One of the most difficult issues to overcome is the school's inherent refusal to communicate with parents. Also, this school overlooks critical elements of education. The school fails to promote creativity or to inspire imaginative thinking. Even art class at SPE is rigid and structured. I think that all the problems with SPE comes from a lack of quality leadership.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2009
I believe this school is excellent. I have been in several other schools and teachers do make a difference. You can have an outstanding community, but if the teaching isn't there, the kids only rise to the expectation set before them! I love this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 16, 2009
SPE has potential but falls well short...hiding behind their 'Blue Ribbon' status and MSA scores that are more of a reflection of the students that attend the school than the staff that serves them.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2009
When I send my child off to school each morning, not only is she is getting an outstanding education, but she is also learning how to be a respectful, compassionate, and caring individual. The administration, support staff, and teachers go over and beyond what is expected and my child is happy!

- submitted by a parent
March 23, 2009
My family loves Summit Park Elementary. The entire staff goes out of its way to get to know every child and make them all feel special. We know our children are getting a great education in a caring environment.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2008
Principal is unapproachable and makes parents uncomfortable upon entering the school. It's time for a change!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 30, 2008
While visiting Summit Park during American Education Week, it reinforced the level of dedication and high expectations that teachers have for students. The instruction was exciting; but, challenging and encouraged students to use their critical thinking skills. It is obvious through the academic progress that we have observed in our child and the school sponsored presentations for parents that the principal s leadership is instrumental in the high level of achievement at Summit Park.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2008
Amazing environment! It's great to know that my children are well cared for and that they are getting a fantastic education as well. Whenever my husband and I walk into the building, we feel like we are wanted and have something great to offer.

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September 19, 2008
The quality of the teachers has declined and the principal thinks she is above everyone.

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August 22, 2008
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January 29, 2008
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November 19, 2007
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May 15, 2007
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November 28, 2005
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Summit Park Elementary School
6920 Diana Rd, Baltimore, MD  21209
(410) 887-1210
Last modified Summit Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Summit Park Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top