Kent School District is an above average, public school district located in Kent, WA. It has 27,849 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 59% in reading.
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Kent School District Reviews
Sitll needed to improve.ME School visited our education center at Curious Kid and I must say, they were very well behaved when handling our animals, they listened to all the teachers instructions diligently, and there English was excellent! The teachers too were kind, supportive and clearly respected by the kids. Well done ME School, you are educating the kids with excellent standards!ME School visited our education center at Curious Kid and I must say, they were very well behaved when handling our animals, they listened to all the teachers instructions diligently, and there English was excellent! The teachers too were kind, supportive and clearly respected by the kids. Well done ME School, you are educating the kids with excellent standards!
The Kent School District is a department that truly cares about the students who are part of the Kent community. The superintendent, Calvin Watts, creates the time to visit schools throughout the district meeting students and staff. Through his actions, he shows that he genuinely cares for us because of how he engages with the students and talks with the staff. As a whole, the district is undoubtedly attentive, takes into consideration our concerns, and makes sure that they are fully met. The Kent School District is one of the best districts in Washington, even though they were in debt, they were able to jump right back up and make a fair deal with the teachers to make their goals met of better pay. Overall, the Kent School District is an incredible facility! That ensures the safety of all students and staff members, and that is why I am proud to be part of the Kent School District.
I'm currently a high school student in the KSD and there are obviously going to be pros and cons to every scenario. In the case of KSD, I enjoy the student community present in the schools I've attended, the fellow students are great. I also like most of the teachers I've gotten, they're very kind and always want us students to succeed. However, the upper management interests don't always seem to align with the students and staff. It seems to have always been an issue as it caused teachers to strike a few years back, but I've only been aware of the problem once I entered high school. That may be because I was finally old enough to realize what was happening, or the actions KSD were taking had bigger consequences for me and my peers as I've entered high school. My biggest issue with KSD is their cancellation of many classes and programs, cutting teachers, and overall lack of funding for everything. It's not simply a money problem, though. I think it's simply a management problem.