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About This School

Emerson Elementary School is a public elementary school in Seattle. The principal of Emerson Elementary School is Marion Vinson. 375 children attend Emerson Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Asian. 83% of the 375 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Emerson Elementary School is 15:1. Amazing Grace Christian School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Computer arts
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 6% 44%
Black, non-Hispanic 53% 21%
Asian 27% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 26% 22%
Hispanic 12% 12%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% %
Multiracial 0.5% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 83% 42%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    I have had nothing but a positive experience with Emerson so far. The teachers are great the new principal is working hard to make positive changes and she is always interacting with families to see what they want out of Emerson. I think that there can be better parent involvement but that will come in time. My children are coming home with smiles on their faces and are sharing lots of new things they have learned in class. The office staff has been very friendly and I am looking forward to many great years here.

  • (1 year ago)

    It's amazing what passes for education in the south end. I wouldn't send my dog back to this school.

  • (5 years ago)

    I think that this school needs total reconstruction on the inside. The district needs to have quality schools and staff across the board. I blame the school district for letting this school fail. The office staff is great but there is poor leadership at this school.

  • (8 years ago)

    Parent involvement is low and communication is poor. This year has been disappointing. Academic curriculum has not been challenging for at level or above level students.

  • (8 years ago)

    This will be my child's second year at Emerson Elementary. I am satisfied with the schools academic programs and teachers. However I feel there needs to be more safety procedures put in place especially for young children when it comes to walking the halls unmonitored.

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