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3145 E Birch St

Brea, CA 92821

(714) 528-7475

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 470

Students Per Teacher: 31

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Olinda Elementary School

There is a lot of favoritism and bias. The principal, K. KENNEDY, is horrible. She has offended me, other parents, and children. This principal is not a good leader and should be removed. I know many parents that cannot communicate with her. The teachers lack quality. Every teacher and office administration ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/25/14

Our children attended this school for several years, one child K-6. With that being said, there has been a big disappointing change in the vibe at this school since the campus moved from the nice simple tranquil location on Lilac Lane, and shifted to the large expensive state of the art location next ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/17/14

This school is okay! I've been actively involved with this school, however I have to say there's favoritism and biased among some of the teachers towards parents who volunteer or whom the teacher knows. While there are a number of wonderful teachers, but others existed at the school should not be teaching. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/16/14

This principal, Kelly Kennedy, needs to be removed and go back into the classroom because she is out of touch with learning styles, diversity, and multicultural students. I have been please with many of the teachers except for a couple that should not be teaching. There is a lot of favoritism and biased ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/08/13

it is a good school has great programs but this year they had combine classrooms and this year I seen a lot of struggling in classrooms in my son's classroom were 7 kids for retention and all bilingual. some great teacher but the principal not the best, the school has had better ones. after all it is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/13

I attended Olinda from 1970 - 1978 and credit my success in life to my early education. I still live just up the street and have witnessed decades of excellence & awards coming out of Olinda Elementary.

Posted by a other on 12/16/11

Olinda Elementary is a great school! I have two children attending the school and they have so much fun while learning a lot at the school. It is a small school and all teachers know all students. The teachers really care for the students educational and social developments. The parents have strong ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/14/10

Olinda is fantastic. The principal knows every student and does her best to put them in the classroom that is best for them. I think the principal is terrific!!! She knows how to motivate and encourage the kids to do their best.The teachers really care. The parents are nice and low key. Great opportunities ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/28/09

Olinda is a wonderful school with excellent teachers. It continues to be a positive experience for our kids. The principal is fantastic too!

Posted by a parent on 11/30/08

My daughter has been going to Olinda for 6 years and every year I am amazed at the growth she has made. Great School. Amazing teachers

Posted by a parent on 04/09/08

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Test scores for Olinda Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Olinda Elementary School
Brea-olinda 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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Brea schools — Olinda Elementary School is located at 3145 E Birch St, Brea CA 92821. 3145 E Birch St is in the 92821 ZIP code in Brea, CA The school district for Olinda Elementary School is the Brea-olinda Unified School District. Olinda Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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