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6740 Suva St

Bell Gardens, CA 90201

(562) 927-1827

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,025

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Suva Elementary School

The school is making continuous improvements. There are 2 gardens for the students to enjoy. There is a beautiful butterfly garden and a vegetable garden. Motivational signs hang in every corridor and a new mural is in the works.

Posted by a teacher on 04/08/14

i have some kids in here and some at suva... i think this school's special day/needs classes are way better than suva's... at suva it's just a day care to be honest... at cesar chavez, they actually teach... the faculty actually tries... i have seen a lot of growth with this new principal, and know that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/01/13

Great things are happening at Suva! Test scores have shot up and the atmosphere is so positive.

Posted by a parent on 03/12/10

This school cares about student achievement! They have come a long way.. And are still going as strong as ever! Way to go!!

Posted by a other on 09/20/09

I have noticed good changes at this school. The teachers have high expectations and are even talking about college to the students already!

Posted by a parent on 09/19/09

This school is poor in every level, the staff, the teachers and the afterschool program. I have the same problem with my daughter, she comes home telling me that the teacher doesn't explain the homework. There is so much bullying with kids there and teachers do not get involved at all or do anything. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/18/09

I went to little Suva, big Suva and Bell Gardens High. 2 of my children attended Suva also and yes Suva is trying harder at acheiving the state goals, and the apperance of the school has improved drastically.

Posted by a parent on 12/05/07

I honestly believe it's one of the best elementary schools in the Bell Gardens area. They have a great after school program for extended learning.

Posted by a parent on 12/04/07

I believe that the quality of academic level is poor.I understand that they are trying to work on that but I think they have long way to go.My son would get packets of homework and he would be very frustrated because his teacher wouldn't explain the homework to the students.As for parent involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/24/07

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Test scores for Suva Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Suva Elementary School
Montebello 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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Bell Gardens schools — Suva Elementary School is located at 6740 Suva St, Bell Gardens CA 90201. 6740 Suva St is in the 90201 ZIP code in Bell Gardens, CA The school district for Suva Elementary School is the Montebello Unified School District. Suva Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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