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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Echo Park Elementary School 3

Posted March 01, 2016
- a parent
Our oldest had a decent experience at Echo Park. She attended from K-5th grade and the majority of her teachers were fairly good. Our middle child was part of the PenguinPreschool pilot program, and while the teachers were nice, the school as a whole seemed to decline over the years. Classroom sizes grew tremendously (I believe 28 kids per class) and they had to remove computer labs and such spaces to accommodate added classrooms. I wouldn't say Echo Park is a bad school, just bursting at the seams and having too many kids without the needed space. Because of the growth, it seemed to us that unless your child received special services, they were lost in the crowd. There was nothing special or added for the children who are doing well enough to get by. All of the time and focus goes towards translating, special needs and delinquent children. With a very broad range of upbringings, children who are not on assistance (free/reduced lunch), are not part of special Ed, or do not need extra help and encouragement, are often overlooked. The school is proud of their diversity and boasts about it, but rather than celebrate all religions and nationalities, they have opted to remove all from the classrooms, including eliminating parties and such that the kids have looked forward to over the years. The school has recently had a turn over of teachers, as well as a new principal, so hopefully this brings change for future students. We have decided to open enroll our middle and youngest child to another school within the district that is a better fit for our family.

Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted April 28, 2014
- a community member
Echo Park Elementry is AMAZING. My kindergartener has had an amazing teacher in Ms. Welters. I love to pick up my student and find her holding her teacher's hand and then skipping to the car giving me a total rundown of her day as soon as the door opens. The staff are very helpful and in tune to the students. Any issues we have had have been dealt with immediately and appropriately. As a grandparent, I have always felt welcome in my student's classroom for parties and Star student days.


Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted November 20, 2013
- a parent
"We love Echo Park ! The teachers have been wonderful and the staff is very helpful. The curriculum, classes, and programs have exceedingly met the needs of both of my children. It's a school that you can be confident your child is receiving the best possible education. The school offers my children a unique, character defining, and academic enriched platform that truly enables them to be successful.We have been blessed to be a part of this school.

Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted September 01, 2012
- a community member
I went to this school 7 odd years ago and I absolutely loved it everyone was so nice and welcoming especially the principle and the nurse!!!! Great school!!! if you have kids and you live in the area that's the school you should take them too!!

Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted January 08, 2012
- a parent
My daughter went to elementary school at Echo Park and what a great experience it was. The teachers and principal were wonderful. Lots of parent involvement. She made wonderful friends here too.


Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted July 29, 2010
- a parent
My oldest just completed her experience at Echo Park and my second is entering 2nd grade in the fall. I LOVE THIS SCHOOL! My daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes the summer before 2nd grade and with a few challenges here and there (as to be expected) it all worked out. The nurse is great and the teachers listened to our concerns and followed our plans for what we wanted done. I hope to have all 3 of my children complete their elementary years at EP! If we move I will have to make sure they still get to go there! GO PENGUINS!

Echo Park Elementary School
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Posted January 24, 2010
- a parent
I am so very proud of our Echo Park. I am never had any trouble stepping into the Office, requesting to speak to the principal, and voicing my concern about a certain subject. Our teachers have been nothing but positive and supportive. It's a blessing to be able to call your child's teacher, and get them on the phone, and be able to let him know what is going on in your childs life.

Echo Park Elementary School 5

Posted March 19, 2008
- a parent
I was shocked to read that someone didnt think that this was the greatest school in Burnsville. I dont think it is fair to rate the entire school based on a specific incident or teacher. My daughter is in 2nd grade and her teachers from k-2 have all been SUPER, great staff, everyone knows her name and I just cant say enough about how much we love this school. Often see the principal outside greeting students, patrolling and just being around. We love it!! Strong Focus on no bullying and teaching kindness!


Echo Park Elementary School 2

Posted March 04, 2008
- a parent
I would advised any parent of a child with special needs or dealing with psychological barriers to have their children attend another school within the district. They aren't interested in telling you the problem until the end of the semester...and I have found it IMPERATIVE to a childs education to get the necessary tools when the problem begins so that they can attain what is necessary for them to reach a higher level.

Echo Park Elementary School 3

Posted December 15, 2005
- a parent
Great school for anyone with special needs - both ends of the spectrum, but not so good for the large number of average students. Focus is on the minority. Some phenomenal teachers and some very mediocre teachers. Parental involvement by about 2% of parents. 98% are along for the ride. Lack of strong leadership.

Nearby schools

Echo Park Elementary School
14100 County Rd 11, Burnsville, MN  55337
(952) 431-8390
Last modified Echo Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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