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9709 60 Av South
Seattle, WA 98118

(206) 252-7100
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June 19, 2014
Emerson started as a great year and I was impressed by the great ideas and goals set by the new principal. However, as the school year went on, I was extremely disappointed in the leadership. Nothing came out of anything planned. Discipline in this school is a joke. The students are out of control and disrespectful because it is allowed. There are no programs to focus on students that are at or above the learning standards. This school focuses on the students that do not speak English well and the students that are behind in their learning. The school seems to be understaffed and all of the teachers seem to be overwhelmed because of that. Multiple substitute teachers have refused to return to Emerson and all of the families that live right next to school, attend elsewhere. That should speak for itself. There is zero parent involvement. Any active parents that I know of, eventually left Emerson. I believe my child will be leaving Emerson with a smile. With all of that said, I would advise that you send your children to a school that has reading scores above illiterate.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2014
Emerson elementary school is an improving school with the leadership of their new principal. Teachers are dedicated and understand students needs.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2012
It's amazing what passes for education in the south end. I wouldn't send my dog back to this school.

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September 02, 2009
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August 30, 2009
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no rating October 15, 2008
I think that this school needs total reconstruction on the inside. The district needs to have quality schools and staff across the board. I blame the school district for letting this school fail. The office staff is great but there is poor leadership at this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2006
Parent involvement is low and communication is poor. This year has been disappointing. Academic curriculum has not been challenging for at level or above level students.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
This will be my child's second year at Emerson Elementary. I am satisfied with the schools academic programs and teachers. However, I feel there needs to be more safety procedures put in place especially for young children when it comes to walking the halls unmonitored.

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May 28, 2005
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Emerson Elementary School
9709 60 Av South, Seattle, WA  98118
(206) 252-7100
Last modified Emerson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Emerson Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews. Top