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Issaquah, WA
Students enrolled: 345

4 stars
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Clark Elementary School 5

Posted February 26, 2014
- a parent
I am from a family of teachers and administrators. When we move to the area to enroll my daughter it took some time waiting in the office to fill out paperwork. During those few minutes I was lucky to get to see the principal of Clark in action. He was dealing with an issue respectfully with the teachers as well as with the students. I believe schools are great from the top-down, and this one has a great principal. My daughters teacher is young for a teacher. She is clearly trained and managed well. She is a good teacher learning to be a great teacher. When I am waiting in the pickup line, I can often see a fourth or fifth grade teachers class let out at the front of the school it looks like all of the children want to say good-bye to him. The man looks tired, but I noticed that he still takes the time to greet all of the parents individually. Even after the children have gotten in their cars they are eager to say goodbye again to this teacher. We also moved here from a prestigious private school overseas, but my daughter is much more excited about learning at Clark. I recommend Clark highly.

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted November 19, 2013
- a parent
My son is in Clark Elementary First Grade. He loves the school and the way of teaching. It has been pleasure to be in that school.

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted November 18, 2013
- a parent
We were rezoned to Clark and I can not say enough good things about this school. The principal is outstanding. Very hands-on and involved in all classroom and student activities. The teachers are super friendly and professional. Very impressed with this school and the staff!

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted September 10, 2013
- a parent
My son started K this year and we are very pleased for now. They have small size classes, very enthusiastic teachers and a professional and active principal.

Clark Elementary School 4

Posted August 07, 2013
- a parent
Clark Elementary school is like home for my son. One suggestion I have is to change the Maths syllabus :) . It would be good to include more activities in maths. I have refered Clark for many of my friends.

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted January 05, 2012
- a parent
Clark Elementary has surpassed all my expectations. My son moved to Clark from a prestigious private academy and I feel the education in the Clark Science Tech program is superior to the private program he was previously in. His teachers are enthusiastic and talented educators--I appreciate their communication regarding my son's progress. They keep me well informed on his accomplishments and opportunities along with educational tips I can use at home to supplement his learning. The administrative staff is warm and helpful and the Principal is a caring and inspiring woman. The deserve a standing applause in my opinion.

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted June 23, 2010
- a parent
We love the small class sizes, and the fact that the school is small enough that the staff greets all the kids by their name.

Clark Elementary School 3

Posted June 04, 2010
- a parent
racism and discrimination. The parents want help but some people there don't want any one supervising waht is happening inside with details. The behaivor with not american parents is very discriminating in Clark Elementary, specially administrative staff. I think they like show their against and power with some parents and they want make feel inferior. Some workers are amazing but not all.

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted May 28, 2010
- a parent
I love this school and my daughter is in K. the reading program in the full day K is great. She now reads 5th grd level and most of the kids are up there with her. Parents are great as well and give their best to all the kids. The PTA always make sure everybody is taken care of

Clark Elementary School 5

Posted September 18, 2009
- a parent
Math curriculum is from the district and school board - so complain to them - the school can't do anything about it - and as for not getting a bracelet for your child - the solution is easy -JOIN THE PTA! PTA funds a lot of educational programs in your school, and by not being a member your child is benefitting with no cost to you. So kuddos to the PTA for showing pride in their members, and giving them rewards for caring about their school and joining. You don't have to attend meetings to be an active member!

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Clark Elementary School
500 2nd Ave SE, Issaquah, WA  98027
(425) 837-6300
Last modified Clark Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Clark Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top