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18033 15th Place Northeast
Shoreline, WA 98155

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(206) 364-1633
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September 30, 2015
The academics are superior and the teachers are actively engaged. Unfortunately, I would describe the atmosphere as cliquish and secular. It is one thing to learn Catholic values intellectually, but it is quite another to learn them from the example of love.

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August 19, 2015
We have 3 children currently enrolled and are absolutely happy with the education that they are receiving. Strong focus on the faith and education combined with small class sizes make this school great. If you are looking for a school where your child is more than a number and the teachers truly care about them - this is the place!

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March 23, 2011
The parent who wrote the review on Jan. 13, 2011 must be confused. Kindergarten thru eighth grade begins at the same time each morning. Parents do not wait in their cars for 15 minutes. It is true that one day a week, school begins early so that students can attend mass. It's an easy adjustment. I think that it's wonderful that students are immersed in their Catholic faith and have opportunity to go to church as a community. I know of a few families who pulled their children from other Catholic schools and enrolled them at St Mark because the Catholic teaching at the former schools was minimal. It is also true that there is a lot of parent involvement.

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January 13, 2011
I have mixed feelings. There is a lot of parent involvement, the community is active and healthy, class size is small, and religious teachings are covered well. However I do not feel the academic curriculum is very good. My children are younger and I hear things improve in older grades so I suppose it s a matter of faith (ironic) but I can say at the lower grades the curriculum is much weaker than the average public school. Also, the logistics are a bit of a mess, especially if you have a child who is in K as well. The start time is 15 mins later so if you drop off your older child, get ready to sit around in the parking lot every single day for 15 mins. There is a different start/end time 1 day a week for mass and I would think it easy to have mass worked into the normal school hours so there does not have to be a different schedule, which yes, is an even bigger logistical issue if you also have a child in K. My conclusion is if the religious teachings are very important to you and your child needs the small class size, then its a good school to look into but if your focus is academics and you have a complicated life to keep balancing, then I suggest you look elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent

February 24, 2010
Great School, caring teachers, hands-on administration and a warm Christian environment! Saint Mark School is accreditted by the State of Washington and by other education accreditting organizations.

- submitted by a parent

April 21, 2004
We've been at St. Marks for 6 yrs. and it's been a very positive experience and a time of spiritual growth for our whole family. Parents and staff are committed to helping each child develop to their full potential and willing to go the extra mile to see that students get a well-rounded education of the highest quality. The principal has the greatest respect for the students and a wonderful rapport with her teachers. Our pastor is very involved with the school and takes a leadership role in building community. Everywhere parent volunteers are in abundance. Students have opportunities to participate in church functions, sports, and extracurricular activities as well as community services. We are a small family oriented school where students receive individual attention and are taught traditional Catholic values through the gospel of Jesus Christ and a spirit of cooperation.

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Our small class sizes (low student/teacher ratio) give your child the one on one attention they need to strive in our challenging academic environment. With test scores above state averages, extra-curricular programs including Math Team, Speech Team, Robotics, Band, and Choir, Saint Mark Parish School is an excellent opportunity to provide your child with both an excellent education and strong faith foundation.


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St Mark School
18033 15th Place Northeast, Shoreline, WA  98155
(206) 364-1633
Last modified St Mark School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
St Mark School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top