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2100 Summit Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53188

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(262) 970-2610
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September 29, 2014
At a glance, this is one of the most impressive buildings I have ever seen for an elementary school. I was also impressed that they take this "school of the future" approach with having pods instead of classrooms, iPads, arts integrated into their studies, and YES I believe arts should be in school. But here's what you don't see under the artsy facade: disorganization like you wouldn't believe. Disorganization at the parent pick up line, disorganization when you call the office, disorganization when you ask them to send homework home when your child is sick (we still can't ever pick up homework!), disorganization in the fact that there are NO TEXTBOOKS. NO BOOKS on math. NO BOOKS in science. Sure it's great to have the "experience" but how are these kids going to study their math at home when they have NO REFERENCE? "Go to the website" they say... what website??? IXL is a website created for kids to study but it doesn't pertain to their exact unit or skill they are covering at each particular school. If your kid is sick and misses school, they miss the "experience". So catching up is impossible. I miss textbooks.

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January 31, 2014
My child loves Summit View. They have grown to be more Arts focused which she enjoys. This year she has been involved in drama lessons, experiences live musical performances at lunch; we've also seen emphasized learning about famous artists, musicians and historical figures. They encourage individualized learning - she can advance through reading at higher levels and work on subjects of choice during free time. Exceptional 1st grade teacher. Focused on positive choice making and continued learning/demonstrated development. PTO is ok, school offers a wellness team that encourages healthy living for kids, we like that.

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January 18, 2013
Love the school so far! My daughter has had great experiences in the two years that she has been here.

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May 30, 2012
This is a good school if your child does not need extra help to succeed. I am a very involved parent and do not expect the school to do it all, yet I basically was told when I requested the school to evaluate my son (via IDEA, IEP, 501 plan) that unless he is FAILING no additional help will be provided. So with that said ... be prepared that unless your child is FAILING, do not expect this school's administration to provide your child extra assistance. No, they would rather your child FAIL first (thus plummeting their self esteem and of course once that happens, it is that much harder for your child to believe they are smart and can succeed). Sadly, I do not believe other schools in Waukesha would be any different. It's all about the money and no longer about the children. Case in point ... the doctor I met with to evaluate my child (a child neurologist) was boggled on why he wasn't already getting help. His pediatrician said the same thing. It was also stated by medical professionals that if I expect any help from Waukesha that I'd be better off getting a lawyer. Why should I have to do that, I ask? Why can't our schools just be expected to do the right thing?

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May 18, 2011
both my kids attend summit view. excellent teachers who inspire kids. All the teachers that my boys have had as teachers are committed and enjoy teaching and are truly interested in their growth. great school

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November 26, 2008
My son attends this school and we are so impressed by the teachers and the curriculum. The school really encourages family involvement. The principal is excellent.

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August 24, 2008
Staff is very caring. Education is top notch. Great with children with disabilities

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January 07, 2008
Great staff. Very academic oriented & competative..

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Summit View Elementary School
2100 Summit Avenue, Waukesha, WI  53188
(262) 970-2610
Last modified Summit View Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Summit View Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top