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15644 204th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98059

(425) 837-5100
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April 02, 2015
This is absolutely a horrible school. I feel bad my oldest child had to suffer through this miserable environment. The current principle is driving this school into the ground. Because this school offers the least diversity in the Issaquah School District, anyone who is different stands out. Children with disabilities are often bullied and treated poorly by the staff. Not to mention the smell of rotting garbage inside and outside the building due to the adjacent composting facility. I actually met a family whose child with high test scores living close to the boundary of MH that was offered $400 a month for "gas money" to switch to this school. The family pulled up to the school to check it out, and smelled the air, and rejected the offer. I believe the district must be desperate to artificially prove this is an acceptable school. It is not!

- submitted by a parent

March 02, 2015
We love this school and especially Ms Kardong. She is the most amazing kindergarten teacher!

- submitted by a parent

May 02, 2014
Not good....staff do not care about your child and all of them are always un-happy. Look elsewhere...

- submitted by a community member

July 25, 2013
Maple Hills is a fantastic school with fantastic parent involvement. We are lucky to be in this attendance area.

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2011
We have had a daughter at Maple Hills for K and 1st and absolutely love this school. It is in a great community with fantastic parent support and has wonderful teachers. We have nothing negative to say about the school, it's staff or the experience so far of being a Maple Hills Eagle.Love it!

- submitted by a parent

March 31, 2010
I agree with most comments, though I would like to point out that Maple Hills has undergone many changes in regards to the principal. Finally, with Mrs. Bean, the school can move forward and become one of the top schools in the district....when things are done right at Maple Hills, there's no other school like it. The community support is through the roof, and it is evident by how the campus appears.

- submitted by a parent

July 30, 2009
The combination of teaches, staff, and amazing volunteers makes this school a wonderful place to work and learn!

- submitted by a teacher

June 10, 2009
Only thing that would be better is the math curriculum. My kids have done well here, and thrive in the partnering relationship w/teachers and parents. I've heard some negative feedback on the principal, but have not experienced it myself. Overal it's a great learning environment.

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2008
This school has gone down hill in the past two years. Experienced teachers have left and a constant rotation of principals has not helped. This school is behind in their technology, teachers do not seem motivated to take the extra classes necessary to get the active-X boards - only three classes have them! New principal seems to tout the admin line, not willing to stand up against the terrible new math program. WONDERFUL special ed teacher but the whole IEP/504 process in this school is a disaster! You have to fight like heck to get your child qualified and outside testing is a must. It makes me sad to see the recent decline and seeming lack of teacher involvement and interest.

- submitted by a parent

March 13, 2006
Parents are extremely involved, often grading work for teachers, entering grades, etc. 100% PTA involvement is great, but there are privacy issues to consider. District embraces 'new' math, which teachers must follow. Fabulous new principal. In this district, teachers have three days to return calls/emails. Very little teacher-initiated contact with families. Extra-curricular activities are fee-based, which works well in this affluent community. If 504/IEP will be an issue for your student, research extensively.

- submitted by a parent

November 16, 2005
Overall this is a decent school. But, their math tutoring program will set your child back YEARS. The reading tutoring program will do nothing to help your child learn to read.

- submitted by a parent

October 02, 2005
This is a great school. The staff works to provide a safe, exciting environment where the children are eager to learn.

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2005
This school provides standard state programs and tries very hard to enforce it. However schools are not only learning abc, but others. I don't feel like this school are well-rounded. In addition, the school leadership which includes the principal and lead teachers are narrow-minded. Perhaps that is the reason.

- submitted by a parent

April 12, 2005
The teachers at this school are amazing! The upbeat learning experiencing thrill students. I have never experienced such a place, where partnering with parents is such a high priority.

- submitted by a teacher

March 27, 2005
This is a hidden little gem. We love Maple Hills Elementary. The teachers are very good and have a good balance of discipline with compassion.

- submitted by a parent

May 15, 2004
This school has very good teachers and makes the children feel like they can acheive in life. I give Maple Hills 10 stars if I could because teachers and staff give 110% of their effort.

- submitted by a student

June 27, 2003
This school is very parent involved and main focus is on the childrens acedemics.

- submitted by a community member
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Maple Hills Elementary School
15644 204th Ave SE, Renton, WA  98059
(425) 837-5100
Last modified Maple Hills Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Maple Hills Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top