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1011 West Main
Elma, WA 98541

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(360) 482-3121
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March 04, 2015
This school is all about picking favorites. It's very discouraging and holds students from growth. As a student I recommend not to enroll your student in Elma.

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December 18, 2014
Elma high is a great school with various classes that allow students to gain experience and understanding so that it may be used later on in life. I've seen the clubs it has to offer and know the staff are willing to help students if they're willing to accept it. Great school and free food.

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September 04, 2014
My son attended Elma for one year and it was the biggest mistake we made. He was not treated fairly and trying to work with the principal to get him transferred was a joke. They tried fining him for books he turned in and tried to tell me I had no rights to his transcript or records... I'm his mother and he isn 18. I think they need more training and they need to work on not bullying kids that just need some guidance.

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July 08, 2011
All three of my kids are going to/have gone to Elma High School. They provide a lot of activities and classes that have helped prepair them for a solid future. They have the resources to help them in areas they struggled and help them to take advantage of their areas of strenght. They help prepair the kids for continuing education with college level classes or to go into the workforce with real world experience in different areas some of which include automotive classes, agriculture related classes, and even a student run business to get the real hands on experience - and that's not even half of their offerings. The kids graduate with a sense and awareness of community, reaspect, integrity, and self worth that you probably won't find in a big city school with high student to teacher ratios.

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September 16, 2009
My daughter graduated from Elma High School with a 3.5 grade avg,she loved all her teachers and they are the best,she is now in college and doing great there,if it were not for the teachers and staff at Elma she would not be where she is today,I just cn not say enough about the school. Thank You Phillip Haider.

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January 20, 2009
This school is pretty bad. It is full of people that are ignorant to the reality that the school teachers are failing not the students. Worst of all, almost all of the staff will not recognize it and just go on to the next paycheck. A huge lack of communication and motivation. On school spirit, this school has lost most of it.

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August 14, 2008
Elma is a place where kids can really find a place in this society. Where they can really express them selves in ways nobody thought of

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August 13, 2008
Elma high school is a great school..the staff is amazing..there are some teachers i dont really like but thay are still amazing people..i love this high school and i wouldnt trade it for the world...the only thing that needs to change is the kids walking all over the teachers i know im a kid too but its bull===== so ya but its amazing:)

- submitted by a student

June 05, 2008
This school is the most unorganized school i have ever heard of. The will send you to six different people for one question, they dont know who is graduating or not, they dont help students as much as they like to think they do. as far as i am concerned the principle should be replaced...again

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October 05, 2007
Elma is the greatest school in the entire world and has amazing new principals, amazing staff, just amazing everything. Our school spirit is phenemonal, and all students should go to elma=]

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July 24, 2007
this school is a avrage school with pros and cons. I think there are many great students athleticly, educationaly and presonaly. the staff is great too. but there has been an issue about sports within the staff we now have one of the most athletic classes coming in. the issue has not helped teach our students how to handle a problem. but still our school is a sports school.

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February 05, 2007
The education at the school is really good. I'm concerned about the principal leadership. They are overly strict and pin point certain students when it comes to discipline. They don't focus on the good, just the bad. The teachers are all well educated and ready to help the students out. There is a hugr lacking in extracurricular activities (other than sports).

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August 26, 2005
Great school, with excellent academic programs. I participated in Running Start while attending Elma High School, and it was an excellent oportunity.

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September 09, 2004
I think it is a great school. Yes, it does depend too much on it's sports but overall it is a great school to go to. All of the teachers seem to be really nice and try to help their students as much as possible.

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September 09, 2004
I think that the Elma High School is a great school. All of the teachers try to help you as much as possible. The whole staff is great! The school does depend too much on sports but I think that the sports are also very important.

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September 06, 2004
It's a great school to attend, but yes 90% of the school is all about athletics. Though after 2003 the school lost a great deal of their major athletes, especially in Football and Basketball. The school seems to be heading in a more educated direction instead of being all about athletics. The teachers are great, many of them always have a smile on their faces. This place has so many faces on the staff that it's hard to pick your favorite.

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May 05, 2004
This school has some good points and some bad points. This school depends way to much on their sports. They need to realize that there are a lot of other things at this school that need help, too. The arts program, band and choir, are in need of help and they maybe dont realize it. But, the grades are fairly good and the teachers are mostly helpful.

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January 20, 2004
This school has some good points as well as negative points about it. The positive is that they have: a very good computer, athletic, and environmental studies labs. The Principle and most of the instructors are genuine in trying to encourage good studying and learning habits. The negative aspects include: The school encourages athletics more so than the other extra-curricular programs of the school. Funding or encouragement in subjects as Creative Writing and Native American Studies are lacking. For example: the Native American Studies Instructor was fired and no replacement was found till about three years later. One year after I had graduated. Students that participate a lot in school life as well as have good academics tend to receive more recognition more frequently than other qualified candidates at school events. Assisting victims of bullying and harassment, from other students, and even instructors is inadequate and needs to be addressed.

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Elma High School
1011 West Main, Elma, WA  98541
(360) 482-3121
Last modified Elma High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Elma High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top