California Elementary School

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3232 California St

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(714) 424-7940

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 420

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

13 Parent Reviews for California Elementary School

California Elementary has been wonderful! The staff and principal are the best. I love that they run a very organized program. Mr. B is well respected by the children. He is firm and fun! Parental involvement is also very present in this school. I'm very pleased! Go cougars!!!

Posted by a parent on 10/21/14

My son recently started Kindergarten here & he loves his new teacher & school. The teachers, staff & principle are genuinely caring & sincere. My son was transfer from a PI school & had a horrible experience. Since starting kindergarten here, he's been learning so much & having a wonderful time at school. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/23/13

This school is great. They do a wonderful job of trying to help kids stuggling in areas. The teachers donate time to help these kids. This school doesnt not just push a kid through and make them someone else's problem.

Posted by a parent on 08/29/13

My siblings go to this school and seem to love it, and I did too when I was there. The teachers and great, and so is the majority of the others who work/volunteer there. The only complaint I hear quite frequently is about the office staff. The woman in the front office never smiles, and is rather rude ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/09/12

parents, teacher, and staff are wonderful

Posted by a parent on 06/03/08

Teachers are great!!!!!!1

Posted by a parent on 06/03/08

Both of my daughters attend this school and we have had a great experience. Most of the teachers tend to be patient and wonderful with the children. The PTA goes above and beyond my expectations. And the Principle, Kellie Smith is very sincere and kind. I only wish the Middle School, Tewinkle, had as ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/11/07

California is a phenominal school. Teachers who care, a principal who really is your pal, parents who want nothing more than an outstanding community, and students who are eager and excited for school! The desire of our parents, teachers, and staff to provide a well rounded education from technology ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/07

California has been a great experience for my daughter and myself. It is very small and intimate with a wonderful staff and a wide variety of extra programs. The PTA goes above and beyond their call to provide an even better experience for all.

Posted by a parent on 02/25/06

Programs are wonderful. Safe environment. Parents are involved in their kids education.

Posted by a parent on 02/06/05

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Test scores for California Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
California Elementary School
Newport-mesa 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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Costa Mesa schools — California Elementary School is located at 3232 California St, Costa Mesa CA 92626. 3232 California St is in the 92626 ZIP code in Costa Mesa, CA The school district for California Elementary School is the Newport-mesa Unified School District. California Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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