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WHAT'S YOUR RELATIONSHIP TO THIS SCHOOL?
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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 Strongly disagree (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 Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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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 Disagree (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 Very ineffective (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 Staff member (1 response)
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St Joseph School
Grateful to: Staff member

Posted December 04, 2015
- a community member
Christine Vollen was wonderful! We miss her but the good ones leave and we did too

St Joseph School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted December 04, 2015
- a community member
Teachers are terrible from 4th to 8th. Totally incompetent! It's like a revolving door of staff


St Joseph School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted December 04, 2015
- a community member
Does not treat students fairly. Students are treated based on dollar signs their parents are donating at the auctions

St Joseph School 1

Posted December 04, 2015
- a community member
Leadership at this school is seriously lacking. Problems that are presented wether paramount or minuscule are not taken seriously. The main principal and vice principal's at both campuses are spineless and completely ineffective at resolving issues whether they be between the kids, parents or internal issues. Entire school is run by the dollar signs you have behind you. The more you give to the school the better you're treated and the more patient they are with you. For those that do not donate it's the keep your mouth shut approach to managing relationships and how they treat your kids. Both the principal and vice principal were completely unfair and unprofessional in dealing with issues with my boys. Their methods of communication and action plans with parents is extremely juvenile. The principal speaks to parents in a manner which is highly unprofessional while using her Catholicism as an umbrella to hide under. The 3 ladies running the school are incapable of resolving issues and use a hands off approach to every issue. Absolutely disgusted and removed our boys a year ago. Equivalent to leadership in a fast food restaurant!

St Joseph School 5

Posted September 10, 2013
- a parent
My wife and I personally evaluated 14 schools on King County's Eastside ranging from Montessori to public to other private programs and even homeschool cooperatives...We are most grateful we chose St Joseph School. We continue to be most impressed by the focus of St Joe's faculty and leaders on the joyful development of each individual child's intelligence and maturity in knowledge of this world, in her relationship with her own heart and others in the world and knowledge of and love for the Eternal. Our daughter is thriving due to the nourishing attention of smaller class sizes and wonderful incorporation of visual and kinisthetic teaching approaches/methodologies to motivate understanding of material rather than just isolated rote memorization. I admire the gentle, very fair and consistently reassuring policies that create a positive environment. As a former dean of students, there is no other place I would ever feel as relieved to entrust my child's mind, heart and soul than with the empathic, experienced, wise, child-centered and Christ-like teachers and leadership of this school

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St Joseph School
220 Mount Park Boulevard Southwest, Issaquah, WA  98027
(425) 313-9129
Last modified St Joseph School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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