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9371 Iron Mountain Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89143

(702) 799-3401
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4 stars
Based on 12 ratings

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August 22, 2013
We really like this school we were just sad when we found out that they did not have any openings for full day kindergarten and had people on a waiting list but would not be opening a class even if more people requested due to having to hire a teacher??

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2013
I totally agree with the last review. I'm suprised that they still gave the school 4 stars though. The grading system is horrible. I very rarely see any graded papers and there a no grades posted on parentlink, so I have no clue where my daughter stands. They do not drill math facts so she still uses her fingers. There are no timed math tests and they don't teach algorithyms until 4th grade. There are no spelling words/tests. Overall, I'm very disappointed with this school, especially since it's rated so high. I'll be moving my kids to a charter school for next school year.

- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2013
THIS YEAR had to have been the worst year my daughter experienced going there. Horrible in the transition to their new curriculum. Her teacher this year has a horrible, bland personality to say the least. And in the middle of the year they switched from "non-grades" to letter grades and yet, the teachers still grade on the old system. Have not seen any letter grades on my daughter's papers, yet she gets letter grades on the report card. Very confusing. Worst of all, all of the "homework" is pretty much voluntary online links they can go to. Dr. Hammond needs to straighten up this catastrophic mess next year. My daughter went from almost all A's to straight B's because of the new grading system.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2012
I LOVE this school!! Great after school activities, great teachers, love the principal!! I can't say enough good things about this school. I have 2 sons who have been here for 3 years. They love it. They really handle bullying. I have a son who used to be bullied a lot at another school. It hasn't happened here. He is excelling. I really think this school is great.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2012
This school meets and exceeds our expectations. Very cutting edge with technology. Very well kept physically. Staff is friendly and personable and always concerned with any issues you may have. Principal is fantastic - I don't know why the previous reviewer says otherwise. I see her in the hallways and outside of the school often and she's always involved with what's going on. Other than some overcrowded kindergarten classrooms - I'd call this school perfect. But hey it's not the school's fault that the education budget is crap - they handle their resources well from what I've seen.

- submitted by a parent
November 26, 2011
The teachers and staff at this school are nothing short of amazing! The PTA works extremely hard to make this school the best it can be for the students and teachers alike. The only downfall is that the new principal is not experienced enough and not much of a leader. She does not have a character strong enough to run a school of this size.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2010
good school lots of good teachers. great gate program. i went to school there since the first year it opened i just graduate 5th grade.

- submitted by a community member
April 01, 2010
I really like this school. The teachers and staff are wonderful, and it is a wonderful learning atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2009
One of the best schools in the Clark County School District. Wonderful staff, and great students that make the school special.

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2009
Excellent school! Because of the wonderful principal staff, parents, and students work together in perfect harmony! My children couldn't be in better hands!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2008
A new elementary school has been built to take the load off this school and now the class sizes are fabulous!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2008
A new elementary school has been built to take the load off this school and now the class sizes are fabulous!

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2008
I think the principal of this school, Miss Smallwood is the reason this school is such a success. She addresses every concern personally, and takes the time to know her students. This school is located in an area that is growing rapidly, a challenge that Miss Smallwood is handling with grace & ability.

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2008
This school is the best. They are caring and very good, but the only downfall is, they are overcrowded!

- submitted by a parent
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William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School
9371 Iron Mountain Rd, Las Vegas, NV  89143
(702) 799-3401
Last modified William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
William & Mary Scherkenbach Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top