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9-12
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Mukilteo, WA
Students enrolled: 2,124

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10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd
Mukilteo, WA 98275

(425) 366-5400
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May 26, 2013
Nice building, that's about it. Teachers are useless and classes are worthless. Better to home school than attend this wasteful institution of higher morons. Embarrassment to the area.

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December 20, 2012
when i had gone to this school the principals didnt care bout bullying. they only cared if they saw it happen. most of the time they wouldnt even give the bullier the punishment that was writen in the handbook and would only give them the lesser amount. some teachers would just give random detentions for no reason at all. most of the students that i had gone to school with were the rich snobby i am better then you type and all the less fortinate students were made to feel bad. i had seen tons of students given new cars by their own parents or that they were given a nice car and the student didnt do anything to get it just it was given to them. it just goes to show how many students dont care bout any of the less fortinate or even try to help them out. if you werent popular or werent in a clique then you were a hated outcast.

- submitted by a student
July 15, 2012
So many choices and opportunities! One of the ONLY high school around to offer such a wide variety of AP courses including AP Physics C. Any given afternoon you will find clubs, sports, and activities meeting all over campus. This is a placewith a true sense of pride and buy in by students. It directly reflects the draw, which is middle to upper middle class neighborhoods. Students who enjoy subculture type groups may not feel they have a well defined niche here.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2012
think the last reviewer should take an English class to learn proper writing! My grandkids have had a terrific education at Kamiak High. A Grandma!!!

- submitted by a community member
April 26, 2012
This school really isnt worth going to. The teachers dont really help the students, we must "ask our peers" or its "a stupid question". They also pick favorites. Or maybe i just got all the bad teachers. Ive had three math teachers for the same classroom this year alone. 1,000 of us are supposed to fit into a cafeteria that is only supposed to hold 625 students. The price of the food is ridiculous, and i dont know how many times ive gone home with a stomach ache from the food. The people here are just as bad as the regulations. They're snobby, they dont accept people very well.

- submitted by a student
February 16, 2012
As a student here in the Senior class, my experience at Kamiak has been mediocre. My peers have an inappropriate background and the academic program was not that challenging for me. I feel like some of the students tried their very best in school with honors, while some others procrastinated and did not care for their education.

- submitted by a student
January 29, 2012
Amazing! Teachers are dedicated, children are good hardworking students. College is very important to children and staff! Love love this school, kids and the town of Mukilteo. Just cant say enough good about this school!

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December 22, 2009
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October 22, 2009
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October 09, 2009
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October 07, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2009
The staff is very supportive, but what really makes this school stand out are the parent volunteers and the extremely strong community support that all Mukilteo schools enjoy.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
This is my sons first year at Kamiak, all his teachers are very encouraging amd helpful. The whole atmosphere at Kamiak is that of learning, and we are blessed that that is the high school that our son attends. The sports programs, and the the extra curricular activities are very good as well.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
We moved into this school district in order to afford our three children the best education available. We now have one son at U.W. who is an honor student; a daughter going into 11th grade who studies long hours to make honor roll but knows that in 2 years, she will be rewarded with a college scholarship. History honors class is overwhelming as far as homework, and more indepth than any college course I have ever taken as a Ph.D. But, Kamiak is a college prep school. Sure there are a lot of students, great teachers and counselors, very fair and accomodating principal who takes a higher road to achieve greatness for the students and teachers, activities galore, but most of all, an atmosphere that is challenging, rewarding, and teaches students that with hard work and effort, you can achieve your goals and be prepared for life after high school.

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March 28, 2009
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March 27, 2009
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March 17, 2009
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January 07, 2009
Kamiak is an excellent school, but as a parent I have some concerns regarding test scheduled, some day they don t have any test and other day they have three that s not the right way. Students get exhausted and frustrated with the test score. the proper way to test days should be scheduled ahead for example every Monday will be science test, every Tuesday will be math, every Wednesday will be English, every Thursday will be Spanish and Friday will be other one. That will work great for them and the students will be more productive than stressed.

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2008
Kamiak is an excellent school for people who are willing to challenge themselves. Having done just that, I can't say much about core classes, but all the Honors and AP teachers are very good. We always have many students with superb SAT scores, and equally satisfying AP scores. Our Fine Arts program is also used to placing quite well in competitions, as are our sports teams. Overall, I couldn't ask for a better high school. After all, with all the money coming in from Boeing, the campus is very large and very nice.

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October 10, 2008
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no rating October 09, 2008
We moved into the school district so that our kids could attend the quality schools in this area such as Kamiak, Harbour Pointe, and Columbia. We have not been dissappointed. The teachers and staff are dedicated and really work together. Opportunities are endless for any student with clubs and specialized classes in so many diverse areas. Standards are High and communication is outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2008
This school has a lot more opportunities than most, and students who look for and engage in them will feel better about their time spent here. The best classroom experiences at Kamiak come from those that the student applies him/herself to, so challenge yourself. The Honors/AP teachers are excellent.

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2008
Our school is great! We have great teachers (Mrs. Adams, Mrs. Micheal, Mr. Kirkpatrick, and Mr. Davis to name a few.) We have great art programs and the majority of the students are good.

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no rating March 08, 2008
Kamiak is a good school as far as challenging classes and a fair amount of good teachers. The enviroment is not the best and its very easy to get lost in the everyday crowd. The school is also over crowded and you cant even fit everyone into an assembly. I would recomend Kamiak if you have a high self esteem and your up to challenging classes.

- submitted by a student
February 05, 2008
Perhaps it is not the most diverse school of all, due simply to it's location, but it is definately one of the top learning facilities in the area.

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January 09, 2008
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November 01, 2007
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October 18, 2007
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- submitted by a student
October 15, 2007
I attended this school for four years and have to say the overall quality of the school was awful. Not only does Kamiak offer nothing in the way of diversity, it is rife with teachers who are both apathetic and unskilled. That's not to say there weren't a few gems - Ms. Boucher, Ms. Russell, Mr. Costello, Mr. Beckner, Mr. Steves to name a few - but for the most part the teachers were awful.

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July 12, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 13, 2007
Having spent four years at Kamiak and graduating in 2005, I can say that this is a school with a lot going for it. Unfortunately, this school's not without its problems. The most striking thing about Kamiak is the sheer number of people. The teaching staff is streched. However, the most important thing I took away from Kamiak was the sheer dedication of the teaching staff, not only to their respective subjects but to the students that they teach. I can credit three special teachers for my decision to become a teacher myself. One of the issues that kamiak faces is a lack of funding for their academic programs. At the same time, some of the sports teams get new uniforms every year. It seems to me that the district needs to stop focusing on winning football games and focus more on getting every student involved and learning to their fullest.

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June 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2006
Kamiak was a great school for my child to attend. She had great teachers that made a difference in her life. The sports departments are great. The Music department is excellent. My neice is now attending this school and has done great.

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March 31, 2006
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January 01, 2006
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December 13, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
October 09, 2005
I am enrolled at KHS and I love every day there! The english and fine arts departments have extremely high reviews from my peers, and the staff rocks! Go Knights!

- submitted by a student
September 25, 2005
Over all Kamiak is a great school. We have wonderful teachers any kind of club you could dream about, superb art and music programs, and great involving coaches for sports. We also have a wonderful acedemic prgrams including honors programs. Many of these atributes do however come to us because of our slightly upperclass surroundings, making the parental involvement high. But overl all Kamiak is a consideribly good school

- submitted by a student
June 05, 2005
Good School. Seems like they have a high student to teacher ratio. High parent involvement and commitment.

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April 18, 2005
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April 03, 2005
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April 02, 2005
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April 01, 2005
My daughter went to HP middle for 3 years. Her first year at Kamiak lasted 1 month before she transfered to another school. The teachers are impossible to get a hold of and had no concern of my daughters grades. Treated more as a college student then a freshman in HS. Big change from middle school right next door.

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February 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2005
This is an excellent high school, offering more AP courses than any other school in Snohomish County. Some 44% of the juniors and seniors will take at least one AP course. The school itself is only 11 years old and is in a community that s in the late stages of development, meaning that enrollment continues to grow and the class size is the worst I ve seen. But there s enormous community pride in the school, one that shows in high participation in activities such as orchestra, theatre, band and sports. The 2004 Kamiak class sent 90% of its students on to college, with students collecting more than $3 million in grants and scholarships. There were 4 National Merit Scholars. Drug issues are never non-existent in American high schools but the problem at this school is widely overblown. Which is not to say that the school doesn t have problems: classes are often at the maximum of 31 students - a limit set not by the district or state but thankfully by the teachers contract. Virtually every room in the school is in use, including temporary classrooms and the school is well above the capacity it was built for with new housing still being constructed in the area. Management at the school board level was disgraceful before 2000. It has since stabilized but the district superintendent was fired in 2003 and the high school is on its 3rd principal in 3 years after the superintendent removed the school s first principal. Still, the teaching staff is devoted and involved. And the district has a commitment to introducing the International Baccalaureate program to the school next year. There are some good online resources about the school, not the least of which is the high school s own web page. The Seattle Times evaluation of college prep capabilities: http://schoolguide.seattletimes.nwsource.com/story.cfm?slug=collegeprep Seattle Times School Guide: http://schoolguide.seattletimes.nwsource.com/schoolprofile.cfm?profileID=4433MLH One of the hidden gems for parents is on the Kamiak website, the Daily Student Bulletin which gives parents the chance to see what s going on within the school in a detailed fashion: http://schools.mukilteo.wednet.edu/ka/bulletin/index.htm

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2004
I attened kamiak 3 years ago and would never put my child in this school. The after school activities are wonderful, ap classes will get you ready for college and the arts programs are very nice. But the teachers, counselors, ext are not involved and do not care. Students that participate in varsity sports will get the attendtion they need, other will not. I transfered schools in my junior year to try and get a better education. I dont reccomend this school for your child.

- submitted by a former student
November 19, 2004
At Kamiak High the drug problem is not as big a problem as it used to be. Now it is tottaly under control now and is not as bad now that there are many extra after school activities for students to partcicipate in. You defintly find alot of good influences from the great suburban neighborhoods. Many of the students are very well mannnerd and courteus. The parents are very invovled. And the Sports are very good in the state. The Performing arts is one of the best in the Northwest. You defitnitly will find alot of nice cars, and Abercrombie at Kamiak. you will definitly fiond alot of acceptance. The new students are very welcomed by the students. Overall Kamiak High School is one of the best schools here in Western Washington.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2004
Overall this school has many opportunities and it is up to the child/parent to choose from an array of such. It has a serious drug problem but with guidance to your child it can be avoided. The music/drama department has the least of the drug problems, with athletics being near the top. The students are a bit self-involved. It is not uncommon to see BMW,Lexus's, and Infinities,ets in the parking lot. They are NOT the teachers. It is common for parents to give their kids these cars. Overall the school is a good one although highly political in nature. The wealthy control this school so (kids)dress nice. Drama and music seem to have the best overall students(attitude and grades).I find that some of the teachers need a serious attitude ajustment as they dont seem to feel the need to help the kids learn.Just stay involved....

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February 18, 2004
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January 20, 2004
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January 16, 2004
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Kamiak High School
10801 Harbour Pointe Blvd, Mukilteo, WA  98275
(425) 366-5400
Last modified Kamiak High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Kamiak High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. Top