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10011 Glen Rd
Potomac, MD 20854

(301) 279-8484
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4 stars
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February 22, 2014
The test scores are excellent. The families are focused on directing their children to achieve mastery. The teachers and staff strive for the students to achieve mastery. The school offers in school instrumental music lessons in 4th and 5th

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2012
This is a lovely, community-oriented school with rich cultural diversity and many highly educated, warm & friendly families. The principal emphasis is largely on math and teaching students how to pass standardized tests based on a Kuman style rather than how to learn. We struggle with the challenge of Wayside teachers' cookie-cutter approach that requires a Tiger Mom philosophy at home to have a child excel in that environment.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2011
They push the kids too hard, you you have challenges in Math there is no alternative for you. As a student you are doing math with extensions to the next class. My son struggles and we had to fight to get him a class that will teach at his speed (a grade level class) until this is resolved it is difficult for students.

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January 02, 2010
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no rating February 20, 2009
I've never worked at school with so many experienced and dedicated teachers.

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January 25, 2009
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December 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2008
Wayside is the best school in Maryland

- submitted by a student
no rating October 06, 2008
My daughter passed her KG from this school. This school is great in so many ways. Her KG teacher was so wonderful. Kids used to love her so much. I personally saw that how kids used to share everything with the teacher and how teacher used to answer their questions with so much patience. Academically my daughter learnt a lot in KG. She became a responsible and social kid. Overall a very nice school.

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September 19, 2008
My daughter is in KG and she's my eldest - I'm reviewing based on little experience. Her teacher seems fantastic and I like the way all 3 KG teachers work together. For the first couple weeks the kids had little/no real work or homework. They spent that time getting acquainted with their teacher and one another and getting acclimated in general. My daughter has 22 kids in her class and I would've hoped for 20 or less, but her teacher is experienced. Lunch room is chaos though. KG'res

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September 06, 2008
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Wayside Elementary School
10011 Glen Rd, Potomac, MD  20854
(301) 279-8484
Last modified Wayside 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.
Wayside Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top