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K-5
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Kensington, MD
Students enrolled: 683
 

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4710 Saul Rd
Kensington, MD 20895

(301) 571-6949
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November 26, 2014
Iam very satisfied with my kid's education during all this years and hope they keep up the good work in the future

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2014
Kensington Parkwood is a five star school period. I felt like home every time I went in, and to This day I can still say it was the best 6 years of my life. We had hundreds of different projects that sparked my interest in learning. The staff if welcoming, and it is a great environment!

- submitted by a community member
September 14, 2010
It is true, K-P is a beautiful school with a wonderful art integration program. Unfortunately all special needs students are not accommodated. More from a lack of teacher knowledge than a willingness to help children. It only takes one student to fall behind to make you wonder about others.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 13, 2010
Wonderful school and staff ! Inclusive with kids with special needs !! Bravo !

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 13, 2010
Kensington welcomes all it's students with open arms and a loving heart. Thank you Kensington Parkwood Elementary School.

- submitted by a community member
May 12, 2010
KP is an Arts Integration school, that skillfully uses the arts to enhance every learning experience. It also is a true inclusion school. Special needs students are truly included and involved in the school community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 06, 2010
Wonderful school, with very high quality and caring teachers. Arts Integration program leads to very innovative uses of the arts in relation to all subjects in all grade levels.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 30, 2010
I love this school because of its arts integration program. My middle child LOVES art and he gets a chance to incorporate art into so many things at the school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
Bringing the arts into every subject has been a wonderful way to bring learning into everything the students do. The teachers are creative, parents are welcomed in the classroom, and my kids come home loving school.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2010
Our students, teachers, parents and administrators all work together to raise creative problem solvers through collaborative work in the Arts and Academics together!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 26, 2010
Kensington Parkwood is a nicely maintained facility with great teachers and administration. The PTA keeps everyone involved, and the arts integration program which teams up with the Kennedy Center offers a unique experience for the kids.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
KP has arts integration which helps children blend school with the arts. Their imagination grows and it helps children learn more efficiently and effectively. Also, the teacher's there are fantastic in every grade level. The principal is innovative and current with teaching practices. The school noticeable works hard for each individual student to succeed. There are plenty of programs for after-school, specials in school, reward programs, reflections instead of punishments, postive attitudes, etc. It's all you can ask of a school. Private school advantages in a public school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
KP is a safe environment where students can reach their potential. The teachers and administrators are committed to the students achieving success.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
The teachers are amazing and the Arts Integration program keeps the kids engaged.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Outstanding teachers, facilities, programs, and principal. The best!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
KPES is a great school thanks to the dedication and attention of our teachers and the very strong committment from parents to stay active and involved.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 23, 2010
Outstanding teachers, arts integration program and active parent involvement make this school outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
We have very involved parents and a wonderful arts immersion program!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
incredible teachers and arts integration program - a model elementary school

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
This is one great school! Great students, great teachers, great administrators!

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2010
KP is an incredible elementary school with many exciting ways for students AND staff to learn. With the curriculum being taught through the arts, students enjoy learning through creative and engaging lessons. Teachers have opportunities to learn as well with many courses available for them in arts integration. Strong leadership, pleasant, professional staff, super support from an awesome parent communtity make KP a special place for students to be!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 22, 2010
K-P is a warm, nuturing environment where teachers, parents and students all work together to create wonderful learning opporunities.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
The curriculum at this model 'Arts Integration School' is so special, it's sometimes hard to believe Kensington Parkwood is a public school. The staff, administration, and network of truly engaged parents make KP an absolute gem.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2010
Kensington Parkwood is the most AMAZING school EVER! The students are very hard-working, respectful and have a love for learning! The principal and staff members here are extremely positive, which makes everyone at the school feel valued. Working with so many wonderful families in such a supportive place makes coming to work every day such a treat! :)

- submitted by a teacher
no rating April 22, 2010
It is a great school with very good teachers that take interest in teaching the kids and making sure they learn. It has a friendly and caring environment and lots of activities and interesting field trips!- My daughter loves it and so do I.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2010
My girls have had a wonderful all around experience at KP and I look forward to my sons having the same! The teachers/the parents/the students are all first rate!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Kensington-Parkwood is a wonderful school, which provides special help to children with learning challenges. The staff has been so instrumental in helping to put a plan in place to address the special needs of my child, and I am confident they are doing the same for all children with special needs of any kind. I am so futunate to live in such a wonderful community/county such as Montgomery County in Maryland. KP is top notch!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Kesington Parkwood Elementary is a wonderful school with terrific teachers and an incredible arts integration program. The third grade opera is a program unlike any other in which the students create, produce, direct and perform a play of their own imagination. The teachers are warm adn caring, and it reflects in the students' love of learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
The arts integration program is superior - high parental involvement - skilled and caring and energetic teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Our administrators, teachers and staff are extremely professional; dedicated and experts in what they do; while at the same time fostering a nuturing and caring environment; we are one family at KP!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Warm loving environment where for kids. Great programs to keep children engaged and interested in learning. Awesome staff! Great parental involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
Wonderful school for all 3 of my children...arts integration is fabulous component of curriculum, teachers are happy and engaged, and high parental involvement

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
KP is a safe, wonderful place for children to learn and grow. The principal and staff are completely committed to meeting the needs of every single child. This school is a gift to our community!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
A commitment to education that reaches all children by incorporating Arts Integration into the curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 22, 2010
A great school with community spirit and a nurturing learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2010
KP is an arts integration model school. The staff is warm and giving, the community is supportive, and the students are compassionate, and excited learners!

- submitted by a teacher
October 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2009
Thanks to the efforts of incredible parent volunteers and top-notch school leadership, KP offers many of the benefits found in a private school. Best of all, my son is safe and secure while receiving a top rate education. Here are a few of the 'extras' provided by KP. (1) Students get weekly Italian lessons from a full-time teacher provided by the Italian Embassy. (2) The arts integration program with the Kennedy Center provides the school a full time art instructor shared by the grades. (3) Students study a variety of artists, and create art using different mediums - from wire sculptures to mosaics. (4) Third graders write, direct and produce their own opera. (5) Fourth graders write folk stories, and perform them on puppets made under the supervision of a professional puppet company. Add to this a kind, enthusiastic and cohesive staff. What more could a parent or child want?

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2007
Wonderful school! Involved and smart teachers, small student body for our district, Arts Integration program incredible. Curriculum the standard district mess but KP does somehow manage to make it work really well.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
My granddaughter is a 2nd year (4th grade) student at KP. She attended Scripps Ranch area school in San Diego before...KP has an excellent academic program and especially extracurriculum programs (foreign language) music, etc. She loves the school and has done very well.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2006
Wonderful School! Principal and parents are very involved. Curriculum is challenging and my child loves all the extra art and music that comes from the Arts Integration program. Also the school provides wonderful after school programs and clubs. A+

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2004
This is a fantastic school. The principal, Mr. C, has managed to create great partnerships with the NY Met Opera, Kennedy Center, Smithsonian. The teachers are dedicated and the PTA is involved. It shows how well a public school can work even in these difficult financial times.

- submitted by a parent

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Kensington Parkwood Elementary School
4710 Saul Rd, Kensington, MD  20895
(301) 571-6949
Last modified Kensington Parkwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kensington Parkwood Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top