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727 S Barranca Ave

Covina, CA 91723

(626) 974-4000

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 660

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Barranca Elementary School

I have to say some of the teachers are great. Ms. Dahl is the best kindergarten teacher I have known. But when it comes to the principal I sure wish the district could find a better person. She needs to learn how to be polite , not only to students but parents. My personal opinion is that this principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

It has it's pro's and cons. For starters, they have some excellent teachers there . However, my child had excellent grades and I felt they were overlooked. There is no student of the month, no honor roll. I think that students need these things for more reason to strive. The GATE program is weak. There ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/13

My son was enrolled in this school last year. His Grade 1 teacher, Ms. Snyder, is a very dedicated teacher and has a passion for teaching. I saw how my son improved under her tutelage. She gave concrete feedbacks on a student performance throughout the school year, which is very helpful to an involved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/10

this is the best elm. school that any of my children has gone to. The teachers are great ,my daughter has had some problems with math and the extra help she gets I think has helped her so much.

Posted by a parent on 02/11/09

My daughter has attended Barranca since Kindergarten she is in the 5th grade right now. I have had an excellent learning experience, the one thing I will say initially the 1st principal was not very approachable but the new principal is very nice and approachable, the teachers have been excellent, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/10/08

My child started kindergarten and so far I have been very pleased. Her teacher is very attentive to each child's individual needs and very approachable.

Posted by a parent on 09/24/08

I love this school for my kids. They are doing a wonderful job there and I know the staff care for the children very much.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/08

Barranca School is second to none! The leadership in that school is to be commended and the quality of teachers, you wont find anywhere else. I am the parent of two children that attend Barranca and couldn't be happier with the education and overall environment they are exposed to. Mrs. Morman has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/06

This school is not at all what I expected. The staff are very snoby, and rude. There are several teachers that have needed to retire years ago, and are still teaching. As a parent of two children attending this school, I have made request after request for specific teachers that I want for my children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/04

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Test scores for Barranca Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Barranca Elementary School
Covina-valley 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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Covina schools — Barranca Elementary School is located at 727 S Barranca Ave, Covina CA 91723. 727 S Barranca Ave is in the 91723 ZIP code in Covina, CA The school district for Barranca Elementary School is the Covina-valley Unified School District. Barranca Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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