Vanguard Preparatory School

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12951 Mesquite Rd

Apple Valley, CA 92308

(760) 961-1066

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,250

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for Vanguard Preparatory School

most teachers are great. they just need to work on bullying and talk to students about not joking around with depression or suicide. they should address not bullying because of sexual orientation or gender identity

Posted by a other on 01/06/15

Very well informed of all school activities, really like how the school interacts with each child. Classrooms with 25 children make it easier for one on one teaching instead of leaving questions unanswered and classrooms over crowed. I am thankful schools like this still exist..

Posted by a parent on 08/14/14

I have talked to parent about this school so many opinions good and bad school, how can it be excellent school when when test scores are low and all other reviews are negative, principal rude and staff is lazy I think they need to reevaluate there staff and curriculum maybe one day it can live up to ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/29/14

Vanguard does not handle children with mental disadvantages very well.. my daughter was bullied by a disgusting children and was suspended for no reason. I called the principle to fix this situation and he harshly yelled at me and hung up the phone. I do not recommend this school

Posted by a parent on 04/28/14

i love this school so much. i improved in my grades alot i went from c'[s d's and b's from a's and b's my teacher mrs.boyd is a great teacher she helped me a lot when i needed the help. there are some mean people though who spread rumors and lie about me. other than that i love this school :)

Posted by a other on 07/01/12

Vangaurd is an excellent school and my family feels very blessed that we have been allowed to enroll my son there. The teachers are very good and the school policies are very good as well. The organization shown on a daily basis far exceeds other schools in the district. We look forward to going through ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/10

Excellent school, attentive the to children and promotes parent involvement, no "daycare" setting like some schools tend to promote.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/10

This schools is the best in the high desert. It is well organized, the staff is sooo kind and respectful not only to the parents but most importantly to the students. I recommend this school 100%.

Posted by a parent on 01/20/10

I am a former student from vanguard preparatory and me in high school looking back at the 4 yrs i spent there...It was allll worth it... My 5th grade teacher mrs.Bankson was the best teacher i have had or would probabaly ever have i havent had a teacher that believed in my as much as she did..=] My ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/22/09

This is an awesome school i have been going there ever since it started and i graduated as the class of 2009 and now moving on to Apple valley high school and hoping to graduate with a 4.0 GPA

Posted by a student on 07/26/09

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Test scores for Vanguard Preparatory School

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Test Year: 2012
Vanguard Preparatory School
Apple Valley Unified School District
* In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

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Apple Valley schools — Vanguard Preparatory School is located at 12951 Mesquite Rd, Apple Valley CA 92308. 12951 Mesquite Rd is in the 92308 ZIP code in Apple Valley, CA The school district for Vanguard Preparatory School is the Apple Valley Unified School District. Vanguard Preparatory School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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