« Back to compare
/ / School Profile

Contact this school

1903 South Market
Holden, MO 64040

(816) 732-6071
(816) 732-2008
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Holden Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
September 08, 2013
As with all cities and schools there are the good and the bad. And Holden as a town has more bad than good. The problems with drugs is beyond the point local police can do anything. And the people that provide the drugs are not getting arrested. This town is not a great place to raise your child. As for the school, there are many good and amazing teachers that really care about the children. But when you go to the administrative level, watch out. Because all they care about are themselves and their CLICK. You will not have an issue taken care of and you will not be treated equally. To make this whole thing more understandable, 19 seasoned teachers left the school in one year. That is way too many to leave such a small school district. And these are teachers that were in the district for many years. If you need to move in this area. Do not choose Holden. There are too many issues that need to be taken care of, including old money that helps keep the drug dealer family members going. This town could be a great place. But right now as I see it, enter at your own risk!

- submitted by a community member
May 31, 2011
I have 3 children that currently attend Holden Elementary. I will have 4 attending next school year. I love Holden Elementary. Class sizes are perfect and my kids are treated as individuals not as just another kid. Teachers and Principals are very involved in each child's life like a family member would be and attend many outside sporting events for their students. Principals are very good about being seen walking around and visiting with students and are active in the school. They do a great job. School even has therapy dogs that are like family to the students and are in the halls visiting the kids and the kids love them. The school is very organized and parents are very informed. Principals handle any problems/issues immediately and respectfully. As you can tell, I am very pleased and we love Holden Elem. Extra love to Ms. Shipp, Mrs. Hertzog, Ms. Nash, Ms. Chaney, Mrs. Norris, and Mr. Sands specifically for making our years at Holden the best.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 21, 2009
Student to teacher ratio is way too high. Students must be 'quick learners' or they get left behind. Class sizes are large and teachers do not have aides to help w/i the room. If I had the option my children would not attend Holden schools.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: December 15, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Holden Elementary School
1903 South Market, Holden, MO  64040
(816) 732-6071
Last modified Holden Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Holden Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 3 reviews. Top