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K-5
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Tacoma, WA
Students enrolled: 433

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4110 Nassau Ave NE
Tacoma, WA 98422

(253) 571-5500
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August 11, 2014
Went to register my son for the school year in July for the following September. We filled out all the forms and were told that everything was good they just needed our sons immunization form and they would attempt to get it from the previous school. They told us that if they were unsuccessful they would let us know so we could get them a copy. When I didn't hear anything by mid August I called so see what going on. The PRINCIPAL answered he was extremely rude and sarcastic and started to argue and become super condescending to me. had to hang up on him because he was so awful!! If that is who runs the school I am super scared to see how he treats kids and parents during the school year. ill keep my fingers crossed but I don't have high hope :(

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2014
I have two children that attend CH and they love it! The teachers are all amazing and the routines and expectations are clearly in place at this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2014
Nice, clean and safe school in a good neighborhood. Good teachers and academic programs. The school is able to run effectively without the need for endless fundraisers. I think after school sports programs would be a nice addition.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2013
My sons teachers at this school have been Over the TOP amazing. They stay in contact with you very quickly and are very caring about every child. Every kid is important in their eyes and every teacher I have come across is just so sweet! The office staff on the other hand, could present you with more smiles when you enter the office, and make you feel more welcome instead of kind of turning their shoulders and looking at you like yes??? That is how a lot of them come off anyway. Maybe they are being cautious about making sure to see everyone who enters the school for safety reasons. But there is a way to do so and be welcoming and nicer to the parents. So besides the kind of careless attitudes in the office, I would recommend Crescent Heights because of the amazing teachers, high school spirit involvement, strong anti-bully rule, and nice location. I just wish they would incorporate a little customer service training with the staff is all.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2013
My experience with the teachers at Crescent Heights has been outstanding. They provide a structured yet creative learning environment. However, the office staff and principal are belligerent and extremely rude. The particularly overweight secretary interrupts you when your talking or won't even acknowledge that your speaking at all, and refused to give my child a sack lunch and change of clothes I had dropped off in the office. The principal wanders the halls and seems to know the children fairly well, yet is seriously lacking in character or how to deal with children at all. The office is the first introduction to the school and they have made an otherwise healthy pleasant learning environment a dreaded chore.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2012
This is my childs first year (7 yrs. old) and I am very happy with all the teachers, principal and the programs offered. I think they offer a very structured, caring environment.

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2012
Proud to send my kids to this school. Great school spirit. Strong PTA involvement. Amazing teachers!

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2011
The principal has absolutely no idea how to deal with children with special needs, and has been the bane of our family's existence since day one of Kindergarten. We finally got a plan for my child and he broke it 3 times in the first week of school. He has been non-communicative and borderline belligerent. Also, the first grade teacher was horrid with children outside of the "norm". When I asked what she could offer my gifted child for enhancement, she crossed her arms, made a horrid face, and said, "Can't you help your child at home???" This was the least offensive of my interactions with her. I actually had to go higher up in the ladder of hierarchy to get any assistance at all. Kindergarten and 2nd grade teachers have been great, which is the only reason this gets 2 stars.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2010
This is our third year at Crescent Heights with two of our children currently enrolled. We have a third child who will attend in the fall of 2011. I can easily give this school 5 stars. The teachers that our children have had are wonderful. There is great communication between teacher to student as well as teacher to parent. As parents we are involved in the school and find it a privilege to be involved. The principal has high expectations of the students and holds them to it and we appreciate that from the staff as well. CHE has been a great place for our children to learn. They excel in their work and that is thanks to the teachers who care about our children succeeding. We have yet to have a negative experience at CHE. 5 star school, for sure!

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September 23, 2009
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May 12, 2009
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April 16, 2009
We are so happy at this school. We have 2 kids there now and after 2 years I can say that not only are the teachers wonderful and involved, the amount my kids are learning far surpasses what they were doing in their previous (very high tax bracket) school! The staff is friendly, the principal is involved and helpful, and we just LOVE that there is a uniform policy. Our questions and concerns have always been met with the utmost attention and I find that this public school is better than most private schools I attended growing up - in every way. 5 stars.

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no rating March 18, 2009
I give this school five stars. My daughter loves the school and they really care about the students. I like the uniform policy and they way they have the parents become involved with the teachers and students. Great school

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2009
We love this school. The teachers are great, the principal is wonderful, and the office staff is friendly and helpful. We love the all day kindergarten and the fact the kids wear uniforms.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2008
Poor leadership, VERY cliquey, Snobby Elite attitudes, bullying by staff & school peers, which goes ignored. Hard on special needs kids. Academics & scores are nothing special. Would NOT recommend!

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August 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2007
Worth every penny of the hight property taxes in NE Tac - the staff is excellent. Uniform policy is great and parent involvement in the class is encouraged and embraced. Which is fantastic. It's not the sole responsibilities of the teachers, learning needs to woven in with parenting. Too bad not all parents get that...

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2007
This is a great school. The teacher is very helpful and the parents involvement is excellent. My daughter loves her 1 through 5 grade teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2005
This is a great school and I love the fact that the kids wear uniforms.

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February 24, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2003
This is an excellent school. The uniform policy adopted by the parents helps the kids focus on education, not fashion. This school has very high parent involvement which is vital to the success of our students. Teachers are top-notch. The stats speak for themselves - this school has consistently beat the average scores in all areas.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
As far as I am concerned I think the school is more interested in what they are wearing to school for clothing, also there discipline is very lacks, except for the children that are being picked on, also there is not enough parent teacher commmunication going on with the child in class and how to do there homework, I have been out of school for 14yrs and their homework is so confusing to me that I don't make my child do it, that is ridiculous as for as I am concerned also there is to much focus on how to get come up with answers to problems, instead teach children proper math and solving skills, and basic ciriculum. Whatever happen to reading, writing, and arithmatic? I see more parents helping out with the children than I see the teachers... who should be the ones getting paid?

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Crescent Heights
4110 Nassau Ave NE, Tacoma, WA  98422
(253) 571-5500
Last modified Crescent Heights is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Crescent Heights Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top