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966 Sonora Rd

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

(714) 424-7955

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

29 Parent Reviews for Sonora Elementary School

Both of our boys attendedSonora & are now succeeding in middle/high school. Many Sonora graduates go on to be campus leaders in high school. My boys got an excellent foundation to build on. They were always placed with classes or groups to challenge them and help them develop to their ability. Because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/25/13

My child did not get the individual attention he required. It seemed that the teacher just wanted him to fail.

Posted by a parent on 12/20/12

Sonora! All we can say is that it is the best school! It is a very special place, and our children are excelling, being challenged and having a fun, enriched elementary school experience! We love the teachers, staff, programs, extracurricular activities, PTA, and so much more! We are blessed to be at ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/11

Sonora is a great school- great teachers, parents and principal!! very glad this is our neighborhood school- many people try to transfer in because they realize what a gem it is

Posted by a parent on 07/17/11

So if you are into fund raising this school is for you... My daughters teacher was Ok. However as a parent I was not really kept informed as to what was happening at the school so much t the point that i had no idea they had picture day until the pictures came home.. I was lucky i did my daughters hair ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/16/11

Sonora has the most incredible teachers and staff around! We are so blessed our children attend such a phenominal school!

Posted by a parent on 11/02/09

I love Sonora Elementary because the teachers are just terrific...They truely care about each child and strive to do their best to help every single child! :)

Posted by a parent on 10/13/09

The Staff is unmatched in any school public, private, expensive or not!

Posted by a parent on 10/12/09

Sonora is filling with caring people who truly love their students. The environment is warm and friendly. Each member of the staff works hard to get to know each student not only for academic purposes, but also have a positive impact on their future.

Posted by a parent on 10/12/09

I am grandmother of a new student, a kindergartner, at Sonora Elementary School in Costa Mesa, Ca. My grandson, Ethan, loves his first year of school. His teacher is nice and has good learning activities for him. His classroom and school has a friendly, student centered envirenment. We are grateful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/09

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Test scores for Sonora Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sonora 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 — Sonora Elementary School is located at 966 Sonora Rd, Costa Mesa CA 92626. 966 Sonora Rd is in the 92626 ZIP code in Costa Mesa, CA The school district for Sonora Elementary School is the Newport-mesa Unified School District. Sonora Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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