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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Horace Mann Elementary School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted January 14, 2016
- a parent
teachers care. and the principal is awesome! great school. it really feels like a private school.

Horace Mann Elementary School 5

Posted January 14, 2016
- a parent
both my kids are attending this school. it is amazing! love the teachers. it feels like a private school. happy to be part of this Horace Mann school!


Horace Mann Elementary School 3

Posted September 04, 2013
- a parent
Horace Mann Elementary is one of those schools that get listed in real estate listings as "highly desirable," but after several years of experience with the school, I'm still trying to figure out why. It's a good school, but not a great school. The facilities are top-notch and there are some excellent teachers, but getting the great ones is a crap-shoot. And the fall-off from the excellent teachers can be significant. As with other area schools (I would guess), the school is consumed with test scores and the school year is spent preparing students for the standardized tests, but not necessarily learning.

Horace Mann Elementary School 5

Posted October 23, 2011
- a parent
Mann Elementary students, staff, parents and community continue to improve on the superior performances exhibited by this elementary school. The District and community provided a new green sustainable school in 2003 with good lighting, day-lighted classrooms, ample ventilation and modern audio visual equipment. Principal Spaulding and her experienced motivated staff challenge students from Kindergarten onward with homework, spelling test, nightly reading goals and conversation starters for parents. The PTSA is extremely engaged by providing numerous enrichment programs like Knights of the Multiplication Table and Spanish Club, School Services like IXL Math and Accelerated Reading Test and an Art Docent Program all totaling an annual PTSA budget of $48,600.00. Parents are really involved as there are typically 5 to 10 background checked parents in each classroom per week to assist teachers and students by reading books, listening to young readers or performing clerical task. The results are students who continue to improve on prior exemplary test scores which place the school in the Top 5 District-wide. We are fortunate to have students in such a highly performing school.

Horace Mann Elementary School 5

Posted April 24, 2009
- a parent
We are very excited with the reading program at this elementary school. Teachers are aware of the importance of supporting children to develop fluency and written skilld during the first years of elementary school. A lot of work and volunteer support is given to those children that are not up-to-the-benchmark. Volunteer work is the backbone of the program. Hopefully, parents become sensible to the fact that our society is moving at a faster pace; and parents' engagement in children's education is critical.


Horace Mann Elementary School 5

Posted December 26, 2008
- a parent
Awesome school! I've had four children in Mann Elementary and I couldn't be more satisfied.

Horace Mann Elementary School 5

Posted July 25, 2005
- a parent
I have been an involved parent at Horace Mann for 7 years, 3 of my children have attended. I have been very satisfied with 9 out of 10 teachers I have worked with. Horace Mann has a very dedicated Staff. The great math (Math-a-Minute) and reading program that have been in place for 6 years are available solely because of parent volunteers. (Kids actually graduate from the math program in a fun ceremony called 'Knights of the Multiplication Table' where the Principal, doning a crown and cape, knights each of the kids after they answer a multiplication question. It's a big deal for the kids and parents alike!) The involvement of the parents at this school is impressive! It is often mentioned by our principal and new staff members. Extracurricular activities are offered for students and parenting lectures are subsidised by a very active and involved PTSA.

Horace Mann Elementary School 4

Posted July 01, 2005
- a student
This is a great school. Very special attention is paid to the little details.

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Horace Mann Elementary School
17001 NE 104th, Redmond, WA  98052
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. (425) 881-9696
Last modified Horace Mann Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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