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Montgomery Village, MD
Students enrolled: 574

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19001 Watkins Mill Rd
Montgomery Village, MD 20886

(301) 840-7181
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Map of Watkins Mill Elementary School address.

January 17, 2014
This is my daughters first year at this school and i hate it... My kids have gone to multiple schools throughout montgomery county and this is by far my least favorite.. The office staff and her teacher do not know how communicate with parents

- submitted by a parent

October 29, 2013
My daughter went to this school and she enjoyed it. We also met with teachers time to time, and we got good feedback from teachers.

- submitted by a parent

May 06, 2013
My grandson goes here ans seems to like it very much all though he had problems in the beginning and that was taken care of as soon as possible. That is why I want to get information on the events at the school

- submitted by a community member

September 17, 2012
Watkins Mill Elementary is a great school. The staff are caring and have always been responsive to any questions or concerns that I have had. The PTA has become more active in the last few years and with a little more parent involvement could be very successful.

- submitted by a parent

July 02, 2012
My child had a great K experience but when she got to 1st grade it just seemed like her teacher did not really want to be there. Very disappointing. The school leadership also leaves a lot to be desired.

- submitted by a parent

June 03, 2011
My child went to Watkins Mill Elementary and she loved it. We have moved all over the local area and have had school with in walking distance and I wouldnt take her out of the school because i have notice the great education that she has resived thanks to the great teachers there that made a diffrefrence. There might have been a few downs but they make sure everything gets better as soon as possible.

- submitted by a parent

January 02, 2011
This school is over burdened the majority of the community is not involved with their children or the school. A lot of the teachers care but can't possibly handle all of the issues the kids have. This school is a sad example of what happens when parents aren't involved in their childrens education.

- submitted by a parent

December 29, 2010
Most of the teachers in the school should retire.They are not intrested in making a difference in the community.They seem tired and burnt out. THIS IS A TITLE 1 SCHOOL!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 09, 2010
I love Watkins Mill Elementary School because the staff love our children and treat them with respect and encourage them to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 17, 2009
I love how they have the NO KIDS LEFT BEHIND program. It's wonderful how they try to get the parents and children involved as much as possible.

- submitted by a parent

August 07, 2006
My child attended Watkins Mill for two years. There are serious safety issues that arise from the majority of unsupervised lower economic status children. We moved out of the school district due to these issues.

- submitted by a parent

October 05, 2004
My child goes to Watkins Mill Elementary School and really loves it. She had a kindergarten teacher last year that was extremely knowledgable, firm and kind. They participated in many field trips (Zoo, Pumpkin Patch, Children's Museum, etc.) This year her 1st grade teacher is just as good. We are really pleased with the leadership of the principal and the education provided, especially in the area of reading. WMES won a reading award last year. They strongly encourage parent participation and make parents feel very welcome. My daughter has now started participating in Bar-T after school and loves it there too. The director is extremely professional and is very aware of the children's needs. I would say WMES is the best. We love it.

- submitted by a parent

September 22, 2003
Our children have attended Watkins Mill since kindergarten and we wouldn't put them in any other school. There is a real community feeling about Watkins Mill and a sense that everyone there is looking out for our children. The caliber of the teachers is very high and the school deserves praise for the level of education our children are receiving.

- submitted by a parent

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Watkins Mill Elementary School
19001 Watkins Mill Rd, Montgomery Village, MD  20886
(301) 840-7181
Last modified Watkins Mill Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Watkins Mill Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top