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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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Washington International School - Tregaron Campus 2

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
The school is not supportive of its students. It's administrative body is disorganized. Do not send your kids here

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Grateful to: Staff member

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
I am grateful for David Markkus, the only person in the school that was caring and showed concern for the emotional well being of our son, even though he was not as involved as he should have been.


Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
it depends on the teachers. Some teachers are more qualified than others. But for some reasons bad teachers linger for a long time in the school.

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
The amount of work given in this is school is large and the assignments are not necessarily useful in life. Most kids feel overwhelmed with the amount of work and are always tense. It is a pressure cooker.

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Develops grit: Neutral

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
The faculty and administration is very demanding of its students, which is alright, unless the student is going through a rough emotional time. The faculty and administration are clueless on how to encourage students to achieve their goals.


Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Develops respect: Disagree

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
Respect is earned. One way to teach respect is to practice it. I believe the school is not respectful of the students and their parents.

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Develops empathy: Neutral

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
The administration and the faculty members must be role models of compassion, caring and empathy. They do not practice these acts.

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted March 11, 2016
- a parent
The school states in the website that it provides a nurturing environment for the students and even states that it has 2 learning specialists, but it is actually far from supportive.


Washington International School - Tregaron Campus 2

Posted August 20, 2015
- a parent
We should have known when the admissions process focused so much on the pedigree of the school's association with certain universities, rather than the experience of the students, and heard from others the treatment depended on profession/affiliations/income. We found some very concerning value sets and demonstration of values in the upper grades, that the school did not address. Agree with others that there is a high emphasis on the cash stream of families and their donations. If we had not relocated we would not have re-enrolled.

Washington International School - Tregaron Campus 3

Posted November 14, 2012
- a parent
Washington International School is in the process of trying to decide what kind of school it wants to be. It is on of the very few DC schools that does not require the SSAT or ISEE for middle and high school applicants. I think due to this exception they are not getting the academic quality of students that they need. Yes this is a difficult school but has many inequities due to this testing issue and also due to a large number of "lifers"..students who were accepted in pre-school or kindergarten and who if were to apply today would not be admitted. Enrollment numbers have always been strong due to IMF and World Bank tuition help, but that is changing and to truly step up into the top tier of DC schools the school needs to make some admission policy changes. That said if your child can handle the intense schedule and the social scene, which is very advanced they will get a good education while existing in a very small bubble. The school boasts of its diversity, but diversity has two sides, one being people from all over the world and the other side being inclusivity. The parental body is very inclusive, while the student body is extremely cliquey.

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Washington International School - Tregaron Campus
3100 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC  20008
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. (202) 243-1800
Last modified Washington International School - Tregaron Campus is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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