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616 Pecks Dr
Everett, WA 98203

(425) 385-5900
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
July 11, 2015
My daughters have had nothing but great teachers at this school! Many of their teachers have been new. Enthusiasm for learning is evident in the classroom and I feel they are being challenged. The specialists are great and this school has the best librarian!

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Strongly agree
July 11, 2015
The kids are always being told to do their best and help build one another up. The staff celebrates successes with the kids and encourages them to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Strongly agree
July 11, 2015
The kids are taught to respect their teachers. They are also taught to respect each other. The teachers use signals to help the kids know when they can have fun and when it's time to get more serious.

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
July 11, 2015
If someone is struggling with a learning concept, students are encouraged to help teach one another. The kids are also encouraged to be friendly and not leave anyone out.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
July 11, 2015
The school strongly objects to cheating and the students are always being told to take turns and share. There are 3 R's. Rights, Respect, and Responsibility that the students learn to implement each day.

- submitted by a parent

July 11, 2015
My daughters love it! The teachers are great and there is a lot of enthusiasm in the classrooms for learning.

- submitted by a parent

December 01, 2014
This school is amazing my son started 3rd grade this year and moving from horizon he has made big improvements his teach Ms Vahldick is wonderful my daughter started kindergarten and has Mrs Stromseth who is wonderful also the school is very caring and definitely into the kids well being I love this school and my kids do also

- submitted by a parent

June 03, 2014
This school is horrible!! The teachers are rude, the principal is very weird and very disrespectful. The principal is very hateful to students and parents. Has no respect for them or the other staff. This school has gone down hill very fast in last 3 years. Soany complaints against some of the staff and principal for the mistreatment of students and parents. The new learning aspects at madison are having a very bad out come on the childeren. The school corriculum is not helping but hurting the students this year. The students are starting to fall behind and fail, Very sad. This school is going down hill fast.

- submitted by a teacher

May 25, 2014
My Daughter started Kindergarten this year and loves it. We had the privilege of having Mrs. Ristig as her teacher. She is wonderful. Such a blessing to the children in her class. She is such a great teacher who you know loves children and wants to be there. Madison has all day kindergarten and lots of great family events to participate in. We have enjoyed our time at Madison this year.

- submitted by a parent

September 30, 2010
I just started my son in the kindergarten program. I have to say, I am awestruck at how rude the staff is at this school, from the lazy, apathetic front office, to my sons teacher Mrs Henrie, who cant even bother to say hi to me when I pick him up. I wouldn't think that a kindergarten teacher would come across as being so hostile, I am going to move him to view ridge I think. The only redeeming quality about this school is the school therapist. She is the most friendly and approachable element of the whole school and she is only there 3 days a week!

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2009
I volunteer at this school and have for many years. I have been through 2 principals, and many teachers. I feel as though Madison lacks leadership from its principal. It seems as if there is an overall lack of passion concerning the education, teaching styles, and saftey, and happiness of the children. There are several excellent teachers in all grades and in kindergarten, and there are a few 'bad apples' that I would sooner homeschool my children then submit them to the horrors of those 'bad apple' teachers. I feel that if the principal was ever passionate about his job, he has long since lost that passion. The new Librarian acts as if the kids are soldiers in her military. She is extremely harsh, strict, and controlling. Reading is no longer fun.

- submitted by a parent
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October 18, 2008
Madison's kindergarten program is severely lacking. Teachers have no enthusiasm or passion - they are like robots who open the door and wave the kids in. There is no computer time, no show and tell, no art on the wall, not even names on their cubbies or desks! The principal tells me that the K teacher is 'one of the best class managers on staff'. My kids need to be taught, not 'managed'. Whatever happened to passion and enthusiasm for education?! We are working on a variance to View Ridge.

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2008
We love Madison! We live outside of the boundary of Madison and tried the school near our home, and both of our kids struggled. We brought them back to Madison and they were so happy! Madison is a healthy and happy school where our children thrive.

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2008
the principle seems not to be very involved. I absoutely LOVE Mrs. Ristig, my daughter's 2nd grade teacher; she is SO creative, fun, and a very enthusiatic teacher! Unfortunatley, I'm afraid MY enthusiasm and confidence in WA schools is dead. My DD has had homework 4-5 nights a week since kindergarten!

- submitted by a parent

November 17, 2004
I was really blessed my son was able to go to this school. They have a wonderful staff whose very willing to support you and your child(ren). I believe all my son's needs are being met and he is thriving. This, by far, exceeds expectations.

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2004
Madison is the best - I had 8 children go through Madison between 1987-2003 - much of the time on variance because I felt that Madison could offer my children the best in education, feeling safe, and the quality of children and staff are the best! We moved out of the area this last year and now I am homeschooling my children because I fell there is no better place than Madison Elementary!

- submitted by a parent
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Madison Elementary School
616 Pecks Dr, Everett, WA  98203
(425) 385-5900
Last modified Madison Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Madison Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top