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Woodland Elementary School

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Posted October 20, 2010

I attended this school years ago. I never did finish my education here because I moved part way through my 5th grade year. I remember this school was great. I got a great education, the band was fun, the teachers were superior, and the recess time was the best. I can hardly remember anything else. It's been forever. But this school was really good.


Posted October 3, 2009

The staff and teachers their are so awesome!!! There very helpful and understanding
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2007

My son just started at Woodland Elementary School this year in the 1st grade. He hated going to kindergarten last year cried each day that he hated learning only like lunch and recess. He loves learning as he says his teacher makes it fun. He even enjoys doing the home work each night with me. I have to say Kudos to his Teacher Ms. Iafrati as you seem to make really connect with the kids and that is what makes a difference thank you. I am pleased that I moved to Puyallup and started at Woodland Elementary School and look forward to many more years I do hope we have many more teachers just like you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2007

My daughter has been in this school for 5 years and our family really loves it. There are some excellent teachers who go above & beyond for there students and there are 1 or 2 that I have came across that do not to listen to what the child or the parent is trying to say when saying 'what can I do to get my child some extra help' I would like to see some more tutoring options for the children that may have some trouble understanding some subjects. Overall I would recommend this school to everyone because the majority of teachers & staff are awesome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 13, 2005

Some of the best teachers I have ever met work at this school. But, I am sad to say some of the worst too!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 11, 2004

I love Woodland Elementary school! We have had a wonderful year full of support, acceptance, positive peer interaction and the best most caring teacher I could ask for. My child is in the preschool program and I couldn't be happier with the all around education of my child. I am certainly looking forward to next year in this wonderful school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

This school is warm, friendly and is totally dedicated to the children and their families in many ways. This school gives time and love to the families in their time of need such as when a death occurs or a family experiences an emergency. They are striving to better education within the school and the district! The leadership is strong and the support staff is the best!
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Posted April 18, 2003

I have been very pleased with the reading and math testing they have at this school. My son went from not reading to reading 102 words correctly per minute. Teachers are very attentative and caring for their students. The time is given to provide individual goals and achievement missions with parent/student/teacher involvement. We've had a wonderful first grade year!!


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
56%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
74%

2010

 
 
73%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
63%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
69%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
69%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
80%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

84 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
67%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

70 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students69%
Female64%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic83%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income59%
Not low income81%
Special education31%
Not special education78%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students73%
Female80%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic75%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White74%
Low income64%
Not low income84%
Special education31%
Not special education83%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students68%
Female67%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White71%
Low income48%
Not low income81%
Special education27%
Not special education75%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students85%
Female85%
Male84%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White86%
Low income72%
Not low income93%
Special education36%
Not special education93%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students69%
Female79%
Male61%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White72%
Low income59%
Not low income76%
Special education9%
Not special education80%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students87%
Female86%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White87%
Low income87%
Not low income87%
Special education55%
Not special education92%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students86%
Female91%
Male81%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic92%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White89%
Low income85%
Not low income87%
Special education55%
Not special education90%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students92%
Female95%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic83%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White93%
Low income93%
Not low income90%
Special education82%
Not special education93%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students77%
Female86%
Male71%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic70%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Low income73%
Not low income80%
Special educationn/a
Not special education83%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female97%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic90%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White88%
Low income81%
Not low income96%
Special educationn/a
Not special education94%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 66% 60%
Two or more races 12% 6%
Hispanic 10% 20%
Black 5% 5%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 7%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 2%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 13%N/A8%
Special education 116%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 243%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 16N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 15N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 76%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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7707 112th St East
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