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About This School

Washington Elementary School is a public elementary school in Roselle. The principal of Washington Elementary School is Ms Tara Dowell, who can be contacted at tdowell@roselleschools.org. 275 students attend Washington Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 4% of the Washington Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 73% of the 275 students here have subsidized lunches. Class size at Washington Elementary School is 19, and the student to teacher ratio is 11:1. Number 10, Highland Avenue Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 71% 66%
Asian 3% %
White, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Hispanic 24% 29%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.04%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 73% 61%
Limited English proficiency 4% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    There is a genuine interest in the children

  • (7 years ago)

    Terrible School. I agree with the above poster. Your child would be better off learning at home than to attend Washington.

  • (9 years ago)

    The school can really use some improvements. Aides in the class rooms would really be helpful to the teachers and students. My child is in their last year here and /I am really glad if I had a choice 'I would transfer but I don't have a choice.

  • (10 years ago)

    I definitely agree with the other parent this school system needs some serious help. Most of the teachers are there for the paycheck and do not give seem to care if the kids are learning or not. At this point I am so frustrated I am looking into selling my house and get out before another child gets caught in this horrible system.

  • (10 years ago)

    If you are considering enrolling your child at htis school...don't do it you would be better off keeping your kid at home and allowing a pcakof wolves to teach him or her...25 kids crammed into a classroom (kindergarden) no aid the teacher looks exhausted and cleraly freustrated by 10 30 no regular recess they complaint its too difficult to take taht many kids out at a time duh! Principal has the nerve to tell me well by law we aren't required to have an aid wiht under 26 kids...not required and unwilling are two different things no after school activities no pre or after care its a waste land [parents had to complaint o get them to keep bathroooms clean yet every other day its some fundraiser or school assembly. I'd rather my kid learn at school not go to a yo-yo assembly...stay away at all costs.

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