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Lakewood, WA
Students enrolled: 646

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10202 Earley Ave SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

(253) 583-5360
(253) 583-5368
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October 06, 2005
Southgate Elementary recieves the Reading First Grant. With this grant the school delivers research based instruction in a 90 minute block. This year Southgate is focusing on mathmatics. Southgate is currently working towards meeting its AYP goals. Southgate has a caring staff that goes the extra mile for student achievement and the growth of students as individuals. Parents are welcome to support the school in its efforts.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2005
My daughter has been attending here for 3 years now and I have not been pleased at all with the school and am currently looking to transfer her to another school. The curriculum is horrible. They have little to no extra curricular activities. My daughter has fallen way behind where I would like her to be and it is just now when she is in the 2nd grade that I have begun to see just how far behind she is.

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2005
Quality of the academic's is less than what my child has used in past schools. To the best of my knowledge there is no music department, sports and minimal arts! The parent involvement is sad to say the least. You may find one parent per classroom per week.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2005
You may want to take a second look and be very careful before choosing this scool. The teachers mean well but they do not follow instructions given to them from the parents. They also do not anticipate obvious future problems. You may find that your son or daughter will end up in a class with the same bully that tormented them the year before. I really feel that perhaps they could really do better. be sure to get all plans of action in writing, and don't be surprised if you have to explain your self several times. But really they do try awfully hard.

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2005
I think that although this school may be a lower income school, that many teachers help and are involved in what is happening with their students. I have seen some select teachers dig deeper into the students life and find out all that they can do to make a difference in a child's life. Mrs. Apodaca, for example goes above and beyond any expectation that I would hold for her. She takes on many jobs and helps so many of the kids, she just gives them the structure and love that they need.

- submitted by a student
January 12, 2005
I'm a former student of Southgate Elementary. I gratulated about 4 years ago. I remember this school being really great. The teachers are encouraging. The ESL system is very helpful. Extracurriculars are fun and well organized. The summer school is really fun and exciting!

- submitted by a former student
March 29, 2004
I believe Southgate is a true learning community! They've always helped my children and I was sad on their last day last year, but I know Clover Park will do well with them at Hudtloff Middle School.

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2004
I just moved in Lakewood in november 2003, its been a good process for my son who is 10yrs old the staff at Southgate, have been such a help to me and my son, he was really having a bad day, and the counsler was right there to help, My son knows now that when he is having a problem, he can go to any of the staff for help. Thank you for everything.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2004
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Southgate Elementary School
10202 Earley Ave SW, Lakewood, WA  98499
(253) 583-5360
Last modified Southgate Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Southgate Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top