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195 Encinal Ave

Atherton, CA 94027

(650) 326-5164

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 756

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Encinal Elementary School

Excellent school, excellent teachers, and great programs. Could not have asked for a better first year of school for my child. Only issue was the classes are overcrowded and the teachers are stretched thin. There is a ton of parent involvement which helps a lot and good communication between teachers/parents, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/13

I loved Encinal! I went here for third and fourth grade about eight years ago. I thoroughly enjoyed all of the after school activities offered and loved all of my teachers! I moved after fourth grade, but Encinal gave me a great foundation for my education later on.

Posted by a other on 10/09/12

Great experience of the kids - we've had two pass through Laurel then Encinal and they have both blossomed at Encinal. Great new facility, wonderful teachers that understand differentiated instruction plus very involved parents (I'm partial to helping out in art class). Our 5th grade daughter has really ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/13/12

Excellent facilities. Top notch teachers. HUGE parental involvement and fundraising, which makes up for all the budget cutbacks. Very happy with the school - shows that public school still works. My daughter loves it here.

Posted by a parent on 11/02/09

They are doing an admirable job educating our neighborhood's children.

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

Very good school overall despite a few lackluster teachers on staff. Strong emphasis on learning fundamentals such as math and language arts. Excellent school garden program. Does a fine job in promoting healthy habits and fitness among the students. Interesting and varied programs available for afterschool ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/24/09

We love Encinal. I have a 4th grader and a kindergartener in Spanish Immersion. The teachers, staff, and principal are great! The parents are very involved.

Posted by a parent on 03/02/09

Excellent school, it has introduced not only kindergarten this year, but it also started Spanish Immersion Programs and my child is really enjoying that experience. There is art, music, computer lab being taught and great after school programs. Our child just started kinder in August and we have been ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/08

Great school. Great academic programs. Music and art classes are taught as part of the regular curriculum. After school sports program offered. Huge parent involvement.

Posted by a parent on 02/22/05

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Test scores for Encinal Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Encinal Elementary School
Menlo Park City Elementary 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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Atherton schools — Encinal Elementary School is located at 195 Encinal Ave, Atherton CA 94027. 195 Encinal Ave is in the 94027 ZIP code in Atherton, CA The school district for Encinal Elementary School is the Menlo Park City Elementary School District. Encinal Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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