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5940 Waterloo Rd
Columbia, MD 21045

(410) 313-5014
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August 01, 2015
I'm so glad we moved into the Waterloo ES district. The teachers and leadership team are top notch at this school. My favorite part of Waterloo is the number of curriculum extension units (CEUs) that challenge students in so many interesting areas. Also the orchestra has been amazing. Great school!

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August 19, 2013
I heard good things about this school. It had been around for a very long time.

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June 03, 2013
I'm a parent of a 5th grader and I think the school is great. Good teachers that communicate well with parents. Principle and other staff are friendly and approachable. Great supportive environment with a well behaved student body. My daughter has done well here and has good grades

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June 21, 2012
Waterloo fosters excellent academic preparation. Furthermore, the principal and every teacher I've met have been warm, caring people who are truly interested and supportive of my children's growth and development. Hooray for Waterloo!

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June 28, 2011
My son started Waterloo preschool 2 months ago and it has been amazing! The staff is very supportive and makes everyone feel welcome and special! I have not encountered any member of staff that did not offer assistance. The Principal, Mrs. Webster is truly great, very involved and fosters a positive atmosphere within the school.

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May 22, 2011
Waterloo is a very good school. I have 3 kids here and they love it! The principal, Mrs. Webster is very kind & dedicated. She is present at all the after-school events and is also very active at these events. I have subbed a few times at Waterloo and the staff & teachers are friendly. I am pleased with the quality of education my kids are getting. There are so many fantastic teachers from Mrs. Bray, Ms. Yakscoe-Markle, Mrs. Kuegler, Mrs. Billey, Mrs. Pleasant & Mr Fellin to Mrs. Cutick, just to name a few; who are doing a wonderful job of adding value to our kids. Thank you to all the staff & teachers at WES. God bless you all!

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February 16, 2011
I can't ask God for a better school and staff than we have at Waterloo. I have two daughters who have been at Waterloo for 3 and 2 years. The quality of instruction and the staff are top notch. From Mrs. Webster to Ms Yascoe-Markle, to Ms. Clark, to Ms kuegler, to Ms. Pleasant, thank y'all for all that you do to add value to my kids.

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September 30, 2010
My son just started Pre-K and had never been out of the care of his family before. He was welcomed so warmly by the staff, from the principal down and he now loves school. We moved from California in hopes of starting our children off right in good schools and we are pleased with this school already.

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July 06, 2008
I have a child who has been at waterlloo for 3 years and one who is starting and my husband and I love it.Our child is happy there, The staff is great and my 2nd child cant wait to go.Good job to the staff, teachers,and parents who make waterloo a great success.

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March 19, 2008
My child was transfered to Waterloo right before the end of school year, my husband and I were very pleased with how well Waterloo welcomed our child and made him feel like he belonged right from the beginning of the school year. Staff are very friendly and professional, teachers are sweet and made him feel right from the begining. very pleased with this school. Kudos, Mrs. Reyna Vargas.

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August 05, 2007
The school is friendly and accomodating. My sons are special needs and started in the middle of the school year. The school went above and beyond to integrate them and make them comfortable. The principal is good, the vice principal is also nice and having school age kids as well he can relate. The school psychologist is pretty cool. The lunch ladies are neat. There are fun activites run by the pta every so often. Although, I wish they taught foreign languages. They don't. Overall, this school is wonderful!

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March 23, 2006
We have had three children attend Waterloo over the last 12 years and feel very fortunate. The staff is stable, well-trained, friendly and organized. The facilities are clean and inviting. Testing levels have gone up. At times we have had discipline problems and the staff has been prepared to work with us, even coach us on progressive discipline. The parent volunteers tend to be the same ones every year and that needs to improve. We will remember Waterloo fondly (this is our last year).

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September 03, 2004
Our children were transfered to Waterloo. We were extremely pleased with how well Waterloo welcomed our children and made them feel like they belonged right from the beginning of the school year. We were also very pleased that Waterloo has a warm and friendly learning environment where each student is encouraged to excel and learn in a positive yet relaxed atmoshphere. The school environment is welcoming and smiling faces meet and greet you wherever you turn. The students classwork and artwork are proudly displayed all through the building as well as incentive and achievement walls and showcases. Kudos to a staff that does an A+ job!

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December 10, 2003
Our daughter was transferred from Worthington, which our other children had attended. We were very worried that Waterloo would not meet the very high standards we had come to expect at Worthington. In fact, we believe it has exceeded them. We are very very pleased with Waterloo on all levels.

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Waterloo Elementary School
5940 Waterloo Rd, Columbia, MD  21045
(410) 313-5014
Last modified Waterloo Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Waterloo Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top