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1221 Emerald Ave

El Cajon, CA 92020

(619) 588-3097

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 654

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Emerald Middle School

Great school. Caring staff. New principal is AMAZING!!! I hope the community of El Cajon realizes what a gem EmSTEAM is.

Posted by a other on 08/27/14

The truth is I don't usually give anything the total score, but Emerald is one of the best schools I have ever taught at. If you like caring teachers and STEAM classes then this is the school for you. The teachers care about the students this includes clubs and tutoring. One of our graduates this year ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/23/14

My daughter graduated from this school in 2011. We were a little concerned, because she was moving from a highly rated elementary school to this one. Alli-in-all, the experience wasn't so bad. She was able to make good friends, probably with people from backgrounds she might not have otherwise met. I ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/12

I can only rate this in regards to Spec. Ed., but academically they are great and have good teachers and staff that help kids learn and progress further. In regards to Social interaction for those students in Spec. Ed. it really seems like the teachers try to keep students segregated not only by the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/13/11

I am currently an eighth grader at EMS, and I am so find of my teachers that it will be difficult to graduate . All the other rumors about teachers not caring about our education is a lie. They are there before school and after school if any student needs assistance. They also have these really cool ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/02/11

The teachers and faculty go the extra mile.After school they walk as far as the local park to keep order and check on the kids safety. They buy needed items for the classrooms from their own pockets to ensure that the children have the best possible learning tools.

Posted by a parent on 04/24/10

emerlad is improving each year they have real nice computers and recsources for kids but it isnt a 'great' school. The library is only open on tuesdays and wendesay which is a real low, the books in the libray are old and outdated. The elective choices are horrible nothing special, band is probobly the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 12/14/09

i loved this skool the teachers wee great they were easy going and strict at the same time its like it made u want to do the work

Posted by a other on 11/06/09

it is an awesome school full of teachers that are willing to cooperate with parent and students to reach any academic goal and gain success

Posted by a parent on 04/20/09

E.M.S rocks.if you ever look for schools that need better teachers,emerald is definitely the place.The principles leadership is above and beyond and the student's really care about there education.

Posted by a student on 08/22/08

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Test scores for Emerald Middle School

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Test Year: 2012
Emerald Middle School
Cajon Valley Union Elementary 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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El Cajon schools — Emerald Middle School is located at 1221 Emerald Ave, El Cajon CA 92020. 1221 Emerald Ave is in the 92020 ZIP code in El Cajon, CA The school district for Emerald Middle School is the Cajon Valley Union Elementary School District. Emerald Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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