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Tenino, WA
Students enrolled: 274

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301 Old Hwy 99 North
Tenino, WA 98589

(360) 264-3700
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May 13, 2015
My child has been bullied by not just other students but made an example by the teacher. Our child is starting private school after a terrible year that ended early last week. Our son broke a growth plate in his elbow, and was told by the nurse it was not broken. He then returned I class and was told he could not call home, and was sent on the bus with a broken arm. I can't feel my child is safe when he is denied to call home when he has a broken arm.

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October 07, 2014
By far one of the most UNFRIENDLY schools we've ever visited. The gargoyle at the door is the rudest individual we've no idea why she chooses to work in a school with children. Children are discouraged from entering the main building and are instead made to wait outside until the teachers arrive after the 8 am start time (or when they've gotten they're coffee and finished flirting with each other) and allow them to enter through the outside doors. Other than at recess time there is no fraternizing, mentoring, tutoring, or mixing of students. Its a rather grim environment. The library is a barren waste land never a librarian to found, group projects, after school activities, AP student mentoring/tutoring, clubs ALL non existent. My Fourth grader can't even name the sports that the school supports, because upper classmen (high schoolers) have never made an appearance to promote school spirit or enthusiasm. Its a very close minded, mean spirited place that spends an inordinate amount of time worrying about discipline and what they don't have, instead of seeing the great potential in the AWSOME kids that do go there and celebrating them.

- submitted by a parent

May 24, 2011
My granddaughter has attended Parkside for two years and I couldn't be happier! The entire staff, from Mr. Williams, the pricncipal, to her classroom teachers and Mr. Thummel, P.E., are fantastic. All the office and support staff are friendly and make each child feel special. I was very pleased and surprised by the methods each grade 's curriculm was presented and the way this school has nurtured a positive self image and planted the seeds of desire for education. Thank you Parkside! Special thanks to Mr. Williams and Mrs. Johnson. (all day kindergarten)

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May 06, 2010
My child goes to this school. The teacher is 5 star, but the principle needs to be replaced. My child is one of a few who was a victim in case where there was unwanted and unappropriate touching by another student. The principle didn't even suspend the kid, even after the police had been involved! The matter was brought before the superintendent and was thankfully resolved. This was just one occasion, there have been multiple acts of wrong doing, and it seems like the principle doesn't want to do anything about these kids doing wrong things. My child has been to a few different schools and this is the WORST school she has ever been to. The only reason I give it two stars is for the 5 star teacher. At least some of the staff is good.

- submitted by a parent

January 23, 2006
My child loves to come to school everyday and is upst when he/she is sick and unable to go to school. This tells me that he/she has a great caring teacher. Not only have his/her math grades come up but he/she understands what she is doing. Excellent communication back and forth between the teachers and I. The reading program and extracurricular activiteis could use improvement. There is a big difference between Parkside Elementary and Tenino Elementary when it come to fun school social events that happen in the evenings. We could step up on this a bit. Overrall I am satisfied with the education my child recieves.

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Tenino Elementary School
301 Old Hwy 99 North, Tenino, WA  98589
(360) 264-3700
Last modified Tenino Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 3-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tenino Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top