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WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO THIS SCHOOL?
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6 OVERALL RATINGS

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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Somewhat effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Parent (1 response)
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There are 15 reviews about all of the school topics.

Review comments


Washington Drive Primary School 3

Posted March 12, 2016
- a parent
Most of these review are from 2009. Fast forward to 2016. The student to teacher ratio is averaging 25-28 students to 1 teacher with a revolving Teacher's Assistant among the 1st grade anyway. When you ask why this is, even though enrollment is up, you are supplied with a non-answer. Hopefully for the 2016-2017 school year, things will improve.

Washington Drive Primary School
Grateful to: Parent

Posted March 12, 2016
- a parent
Thanks for providing insight into upper grades. I can navigate the pitfalls and know what to expect as my child progresses through the schools.


Washington Drive Primary School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted March 12, 2016
- a parent
Some are good, others should just retire. When it is no longer your passion, please just leave.

Washington Drive Primary School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted March 12, 2016
- a parent
Why are K-1 grades receiving more work than third graders? This is a bit ridiculous.

Washington Drive Primary School
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted March 12, 2016
- a parent
I have seen supposed professionals act in way that makes me question if they are qualified to work with children.


Washington Drive Primary School 5

Posted January 23, 2010
- a parent
This school is the 'Rolls royce' of public elementary schools. Enthusiastic, knowledgable, and people oriented teachers combined with a newer very nicely equipped building make for an amazing experience for youngsters.

Washington Drive Primary School
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Posted October 03, 2009
- a parent
Means alot historically to the neighborhood. Many of the locals have had children and themselves attend. Many scouting events and concerts took place. Excellent physicaly environment for the children since re-constructed.

Washington Drive Primary School
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Posted March 31, 2009
- a parent
The 'Disappointed!' parent's review is at best unreasonable. The school district and community are superior as evidenced by the standardized test scores, graduates going on to 4 year colleges and the level of parent involvement in school related and extracurricular activities (e.g. sports, scouting, music etc.). Kindergarten is 1/2 day, yet there are many programs available throughout the community available for Kindergarteners attending AM or PM class. Stating that 'private tutors' are the reason for the school rank and high test scores is an insult to one's intelligence. Its involved Parents and Faculty that educate superior students. If you can't or won't commit the time to become involved with your child's education, you won't be happy with any school district. Also, NOW is a great time to invest in local real estate.


Washington Drive Primary School 5

Posted January 31, 2009
- a parent
This is a great school, hands down. Caring teachers and administration, beautiful faciity, great community spirit and values.

Washington Drive Primary School 1

Posted May 20, 2008
- a parent
Disappointed! This school ranks high but what the scores don't tell you is that many students have private tutors. . . of course the test results will be better. The school starts late - 9:30am and the district before/after school is extremely limited. There simply aren't enough slots to fill the demand -- sadly, the feeling is that it is the 'parents problem' and that they need to make private arrangements for before AND after school care. It is almost impossible for both parents to work. The kindergarden prgram is a half day and not great. We spent money on a private 'kindergarden enrichment program' and our son learned more there! The private program absolutely outshined the school program. I would look at other (better) options before buying a house in this district. . . Northport, Elwood, Commack. Don't be fooled by the great ratings. . .

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Washington Drive Primary School
95 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY  11721
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. (631) 754-5592
Last modified Washington Drive Primary School is a Public school that serves grades K-2
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