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K-6
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Mtlk Terrace, WA
Students enrolled: 281
 

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Challenge Elementary School 2

Posted July 17, 2013
- a parent
My son attended this program from 1st-4th grade. There are about 600 kids at this school and obvious issues between regular classroom students and the challenge ones. For example, my son was punched in the face during recess from a child during 1st grade who wasn't punished and continued to bully and physically mistreat many of the students at the school on the playground, bus and school grounds. The last incident before we moved he had misbehaved and wouldn't come in from recess when they told him. The principle chased him and finally his dad was called because he wouldn't listen to them. Yet, he is still attending and antagonizing the other kids. The curriculum is basically working your child a year ahead in math and language arts. That way when they take the standardized testing they of course all pass because they did that work a year prior. No surprise there. The teachers in this program were fine. Out of the four years there was one bright shining star. The 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Kenney. She is AMAZING! She is an exceptional as a teacher for highly capable children. I wish all the teachers at Challenge could be like her! She should run the challenge program!

Challenge Elementary School 4

Posted April 25, 2011
- a parent
Excellent teachers, Administration tends to be top down, rule oriented,cya centric and sometimes in effective. The teachers use strategies to work around this as best they can. The parents are very involved,and are an interesting ,intelligent group. This is a very good program, but parents of gifted children must fill in the gaps on their own. This school does not advocate for your child, so you must.


Challenge Elementary School
no rating

Posted January 06, 2008
- a parent
As a parent I can't help to know and be joyful my children go to a school where scores are in the 100%.

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Challenge Elementary School
5409 228th St SW, Mtlk Terrace, WA  98043
(425) 670-7157
Last modified Challenge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6
Challenge Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 3 reviews. Top