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K-6
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Puyallup, WA
Students enrolled: 617
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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13918 Meridian South
Puyallup, WA 98373

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(253) 841-8733
(253) 840-8948
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October 23, 2014
I am a new staff member here this year and was honestly a little apprehensive...My fears were for nothing! I enjoy the staff and the children and have not seen any of the negativity I had been warned about. I am proud to be an addition to this school!

- submitted by a teacher
October 23, 2014
Firgrove is a great place for everyone, it has gone through a remodel to update the flooring and walls. The new teachers this year have hit the ground running and everybody is working together to make Firgrove a place the students love and get all the help they need.

- submitted by a teacher
October 23, 2014
I love Firgrove Elementary School! I have 2 children that currently attend and have been attending for the last 3 years. They have had (and currently have) great teachers who are encouraging, creative and challenging. I have seen noticeable academic growth in both my children these last 3 years. The support staff and office staff are also great to work with and are quite helpful. And the principal has been doing amazing things lately and is a positive and inspiring leader for the school. Recently the building and grounds were given an upgrade as well and it has made a huge difference in the overall environment of the school, both inside and out. I am so glad our children get to go to Firgrove Elementary School - go Hawks!

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2014
Firgrove is an amazing school with a great community vibe!!! Teachers and administrators are dedicated to providing the best education possible while building amazing relationships. The teachers take time to get to know families and they involve parents in the child's learning! Proud to be a Firgrove Hawk!

- submitted by a teacher
October 22, 2014
The bad reviews are really old and inaccurate. My son's teacher is wonderful. I'm thankful that she has gotten to know my son so early in the school year and is encouraging him to work beyond his grade level in reading and math. He's not getting bored anymore! The kids go to a computer lab once or twice a week, in addition to music and library. The building was remodeled over the summer (it's still an old building though). Mrs. Schroeder was new to the building last year and the office staff is friendly and helpful.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2014
Firgrove Elementary is a fantastic school! There are so many caring people who want to work for the best of the kids! We have an amazing specialists team that is very flexible.

- submitted by a teacher
October 22, 2014
Firgrove Elemenatry is a fantastic school. This is my son's first year here and he absolutely loves his teacher and new friends. I have found everyone to be kind and friendly and there are so many great things that happen for kids. Student of the month, movie nights, and small class sizes have been a bonus.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2012
We have had 6 of our children go through this school during the last 8 years. the teachers are great. the office staff and vice-principal are amazing and very personable. my only complaint is that we have had 4 different principals [each of the previous moved along to promotions]; the current one is doing an outstanding job.

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March 24, 2009
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March 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 08, 2008
I moved here Feb. of last year 2007 my son was enrolled in Firgrove from Memphis. I thought the office staff was wonderful. I don't understand all the negativity I just saw from the last few review I just read! They treated both me and my son with courtisy and respect. He completed his 5th grade there and is now into his 6th grade this year. I think it is a wonderful school. The teachers and staff keep me posted on daily and weekly things I need to know about my child. Via email or phone which is mainly email because it is more easier for me. But if I ever have a problem I can pick up the phone and there is someone always there to help me out! I give the school 5 stars! Believe me my sons has gone through some bad schools and this is not one.

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2007
I love this school! The staff, and parent involvement is unbelievable. I never hear a complaint from my child about her school. She loves it here. We got a new principal last year and I have seen great changes, including the front office staff! No complaints about the faculty, we can only hope that eventually the bond will pass and we will get a new school.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2007
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September 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2007
We are new to Firgrove this year and we've been pleased with our experience at this school. Communication from the teachers has been frequent and helpful. Discipline issues have been dealt with quickly and resolved to my satisfaction. The PTA is outstanding! We've found everyone to be caring and friendly, from the secretaries to the principals to the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2007
I am not pleased with my family's experience with this school. The office staff make me feel uncomfortable and angry whenever I need to talk with them. I have no complaints about the teachers at Firgrove, however feel that their means of communicating could be better. Puyallup school district is a great place for our children. Too bad this school is giving it a bad reputation.

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2007
This school has amazing teachers who are very devoted to the kids! I do wish the school would put in the long promised new playground. The one we have is awful! The kids also need to be allowed to run at recess!

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2006
The registration process and front office staff at this school are horrendous. They are dismissive, rude and out of control. I had family pick up the paperwork for me (single mom who has to work!) and they were treated very disrespectfully and walked away wondering if I could enroll her in a better school. I have read several bad reviews about the front office staff at this school, but wanted to give them the benefit of the doubt. I was wrong. I was hung up on and dismissed yet again on the phone. The one good out come was I was able to speak with the principle who is working with me to get everything straightened out so my daughter can have a smooth transition into the new school. I can only pray that her teacher will be a good one.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2006
Let's see what a new principal can do. We were not happy at all about last years principal. He seemed like a good ol' boy who couldn't take advice from anyone especially women. Great teachers have left so we will see if he ruined the school. The office staff is rude but they have the largest number of students in the state and with that comes a large number of parents so maybe that is just because of stress. I love most of the teachers though so I have to say the people who deal closely with the kids are great!

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2006
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- submitted by a staff
January 13, 2006
I am not pleased at all with the overall safety of my children at this school. i have had numerous safety issues with Firgrove several that i could have taken legal action on. the office staff is unprofessional and not of moral standards.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 10, 2005
Great location, good teachers, no complaints!

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2005
this is a great school.there is a lot of parental involvement here. very safe enviroment.

- submitted by a parent
November 12, 2004
this school is note a good school at all. My son hates it and it is very old. He crys to go back to Zeiger so i think i will remove him and take him back. Please don't send your child there.

- submitted by a parent
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Firgrove Elementary School
13918 Meridian South, Puyallup, WA  98373
(253) 841-8733
Last modified Firgrove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Firgrove Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top