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400 Willow Ln
La Plata, MD 20646

(301) 934-4687
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October 20, 2010
Extensive parental involvement. School will not provide additional reinforcement of concepts without "getting paid as tutors". School was fine for my son who could get As with his eyes closed and half asleep, but getting any help for my daughter has been fruitless.

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August 18, 2009
My grandson started Kindergarten at Mitchell and now is in the 2nd grade. Between is great foundation of learning from pre k to kindergarten he has excelled with the love of the teachers at Mitchell. The parental envolvement is amazing from fundraisers to family night.. it fantastic. The teachers and the staff are very caring, wonderful people.

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May 29, 2008
Great parent support; awesome school all around! My son has some issues with staying focused (ADD) and learning disability, the staff has been great!!!

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May 04, 2008
My daughter is a first grader at Mitchell, and has attended since Pre-K My experince so far is that this school would rate as average. Many parents I talk to privately love this school. My problem with is it's very easy for a child to get lost in this system. If a child is excelling then they are fostered but the rest are left behind. The Principal and teachers I have dealt with so far seem to care and are engaged, but restrained by the curriculum in place. There doesn't seem be be room/time to individualize to a childs strenghts, weakness, and learning style. For parents that don't have a choice this is one of the better schools in the Charles County School system, which are mediocre at best. So we are going to enroll our daughter in a local Catholic School for the next school year.

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Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School
400 Willow Ln, La Plata, MD  20646
(301) 934-4687
Last modified Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top