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11645 SE Masa Ln
Happy Valley, OR 97086

(503) 353-5600
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4 stars
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October 24, 2013
We recently purchased a home in Happy Valley because we wanted our son to attend school in North Clackamas. Spring Mountain elementary is a wonderful school. The secretary, principle, teachers and bus drivers go above and beyond to make children feel welcome. During the summer we had a surprise visit from the principle Mr Long and my son's new kindergarten teacher Mrs. Turner. They wanted to say hello and meet us before school started. They try and visit every student who attends school there. When I was concerned about walking to the bus stop on our busy street, they changed the stop and now pick my son up at our house. The bus driver has greeted my son by name since the first day of school. The class sizes are large, but the teachers do an amazing job. After just 1 month of school my kindergartner was writing his numbers to 100 and reading. The principle gets to know each child. He spends time dressing up as zero the hero in my son's class, making the kids laugh. They all love him. I feel so blessed to be able to send my child to such a wonderful school, where he looks forward to going every day.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2009
The school is very well managed by thier principle .The procedures and policy choices are exceptional ,my child is learning,safe,happy with his school

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 17, 2009
Our new Principal is amazing. He has lifted the school up in spirit and academics. The staff appears relaxed and happy. They constantly share this feeling with the students. I couldn't be happier than to have my kids here.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2008
Thanks to the Clackamas ESD and Spring Mountain, our autistic son is doing fabulous and attending a general education classroom this year! We will be sad to leave this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2007
This truly is a great school. The teachers, staff and parents are all completely involved with the children's education & school experience. This is our 3rd year at Spring Mountain and we couldn't be happier.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2007
Our family is very happy with Spring Mountain. The teaching staff uses student-centered practices and the office staff keeps communication open.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2007
Our daughter has attended Spring Mountain for the past four years. The faculty and staff are excellent. Our daughter has thrived at this school. Parental involvement is great and valued by the administration.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2006
Parent volunteer is amazing, all the teachers are incredible, the PTA is helpful and the principal is highly qualified. My kids have thrived in the classrooms, I would not consider ever moving out of district until they are done with this school!!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2006
Principal can be cold to parents but the teachers do the best with what they can.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Office staff and Nurse were very helpful and understanding of my son's medical needs. The Teacher is very friendly and helpful as well. The parking issue is not good, drop off can be a harry 15 mins at it's best just to drop off. Overall experience with school staff has been good, this is our first year as a kinder there.

- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2006
We really like our school.Our kids are happy. But I must admit the new principal brings no 'life' to the school.Hopefully the new asst. principal will fill that need.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2006
I would not send my worst enemy to the school. The principal is uncooporative and the school has really suffered under the new administration. It is sad to see how fast a school can go downhill. My daughter will be going elsewhere next year!

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2006
Working with the administration can be very frustrating for parents. The principals attitude can be hostile at worst, unfriendly at best. The teachers frustration with the administration was palpable and one can only hope will improve in the future.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2006
Horrible Principal who has really downgraded quality of school. Parent Involvement is not encouraged.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2005
Poor parent-teacher communication. Parking is a nightmare. My child took the bus , in three ocassions after the staff was notified and told specifically to hold child at school.. I question the safety of our children!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2004
My son, Jordan, loves Spring Mountain Elementary. We recently moved from Iowa and we were impressed by the administration, staff and curriculum. Everyone welcomed us withh open arms and made sure Jordan felt right at home. He loves his teachers, new friends and the Galaxy Pizza on the Wednesday lunch menu! --Beth & Cory

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2004
Spring Mountain has an overwhelming amount of parental support, community support and great teachers. I am so happy we made the move from the Reynolds School District to the best school district in the state.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2004
Nice facility, very limited diversity, (race/ethhnicity/socioeconomic class). A lot of assumptions are made based from the mainstream prototype (median household income of $97,500) thus ignoring and not addressing diverse needs of some folks who do not fall within the mainstream.

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2003
This is a beautiful school with a nice layout on wonderful grounds in an inconspicuous location of a beautiful neighborhood. The only problem with this school is the parking lot, which was poorly planned. Whenever possible have child take the bus. Parent drop off is a nightmare!!

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2003
beautiful facility, great staff, lots of parent involvement

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Spring Mountain Elementary School
11645 SE Masa Ln, Happy Valley, OR  97086
(503) 353-5600
Last modified Spring Mountain Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Spring Mountain Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top