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University Pla, WA
Students enrolled: 648

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4909 79th Ave West
University Pla, WA 98467

(253) 566-5660
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February 15, 2013
If I could give this school zero stars, I would. The vice principal harasses us and our son almost on a daily basis. Meanwhile, they do not follow the 504 plan for our son. Don't attend Drum!!

- submitted by a parent

January 16, 2011
As parent of a child who attended 2009-2010, this school was a disaster. Our daughter came home complaining of out of control kids in the classroom, sexual harassment by male students, and teachers who got no backing from the principal's office when they asked for help. The teachers were awesome,the administration is a joke. Talking with the principal was pointless. Police cars frequently at the school.

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August 16, 2010
As a parent of a student who's last year (thank goodness) was 09-10, I am very disappointed with a lot of things about drum. Education was not top priority, neither was fairness when it came to disciplinary action.It is amazing that my child made it out of there without losing their mind!!. I encourage my child often, not to let this experience discourage him from getting the best education in his future years...

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2009
The music program is outstanding, and the teachers, and facculty are amazing, but we need some extrasurricular activities. All we have is after-school art, and no sports for seventh grade this year. What a bummer because I am going into seventh grade!

- submitted by a student

November 12, 2008
My son is a 5th grader at Drum & I agree with him about how great we think the school is. The teachers are awesome & the staff are very kind & always eager to help. The principal & vice-principal are so inviting & easy to approach about anything. He enjoys the lunch, the fact that they have phys ed. 3 times a week, & music every day. There are several events throughout the year that the kids enjoy such as the social parties for each grade group. We are new to the area & my kids education was a major concern to us but I am so proud of the fact that my kids belong to one of the best school districts. I recommend this school & if I lived outside the school district, I would not mind driving my kids here.

- submitted by a parent

November 06, 2008
I am a new student at Drum this year, all and all, It's an excellent school. There are so many nice people, the teachers are very good at what they do and explain things very well, the only thing I think they can improve on is lunch, other than that I love it here.

- submitted by a student

August 08, 2006
I have two children who attend Drum Intermediate one of whom is a special needs child. I am totally impressed with the amount of dedication the staff has shown our son and their continued drive to help him achieve new levels of success.

- submitted by a parent
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June 30, 2005
Great school. I so reccomend.

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January 30, 2005
Well, I am currently a seventh grade student at Drum and I can say that overall it is a great school. The lunch needs MAJOR improvment and there are a few teachers that I wouldn't place money on...but I guess I am pretty well off.

- submitted by a student

October 24, 2004
This school is...just plain amazing!

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2004
Both the principal and vice principal are always eager to listen to student and parent concerns. They truely care about each individual student and what's best for them. They always get the whole story from the view of all concerned before handing out punishment. This staff truly enjoys working together as a team. Parents and students feel welcome when they enter the school.

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2004
So far so good. We moved in from S. Calif and our 11 yr. old soon has improved. We enrolled him for the last 3 months of 6th grade and he gives nothing but praise to the teachers and for the support he has received from the teachers. The team teaching approach seems to work more efficiently for both student and teacher.Chalk board is visable and rooms are not storage facilities with students in them. We'll see more when his WASL scores return. These will be mostly a reflection of the L.A.U.S.D. We don't expect to much, though he did end up with a B- average @ Drum. Need to keep kids active and also review lunch program for content improvemnt.

- submitted by a parent

September 23, 2003
I love the way they don't have the teachers overwhelmed with kids. And the teams of teachers is a great idea for working together.

- submitted by a parent
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Drum Intermediate School
4909 79th Ave West, University Pla, WA  98467
(253) 566-5660
Last modified Drum Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 5-7. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Drum Intermediate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top