Joseph Sims Elementary School

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3033 Buckminster Dr

Elk Grove, CA 95758

(916) 683-7445

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,150

Students Per Teacher: 23

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18 Parent Reviews for Joseph Sims Elementary School

This school has great teachers. But every since the new principal Shelly Hughes came, it has really gone downhill. This principal clearly does not care for the children, nor any concerns a parent has. If this principal is still there, I can foresee this school just getting worst every year. Very sad, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/13

I used to go here, and I miss this school so much! Staff was great.

Posted by a other on 05/25/13

This is an awesome school! My son has been going here since kindergarten. He is now in 6th grade. The teachers are excellent and very involved with the success of students. They have great energy and are really happy to be teaching. They provide positive reinforcements which really encourage the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/27/12

I used to love this school. My son has attended for the past 5 years. I've now enrolled him in another school for 5th grade. My problems are with the administration and how issues are handled and addressed. In second grade, his teacher called us in said we should have him assessed for ADD so he could ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/29/12

This is an amazing school, where staff go the extra mile for every child! The teachers and staff work night and day to make this an amazing school in our community!

Posted by a parent on 07/27/11

Joseph Sims is a top notch school. We came from a private school and we have been very pleased with the academics and character building the school teaches. Just attend a Friday Assembly! WOW! Our son made friends very easily. The PTO and School Admin work very well together to benefit the students. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/26/10

Excellent school. One of the best school here in Elk Grove district. My daughter really likes going to school. I have seen her improve a lot with reading and math. She is in First Grade. I say this school is better than private school.

Posted by a parent on 03/02/10

I love this school. And the parents make all the difference. Its a great school!

Posted by a parent on 06/29/09

This is the best school overall that we have attended. Great teacher/parent communication! My ADHD son has been treated wonderfully...all the teachers he has had work with him and have helped him to build a better self image (unmedicated)! The higher rent for the surrounding area is worth its money!

Posted by a parent on 05/27/09

Some teachers are great than others. This school focus mainly on average children than needy or excelling students.

Posted by a parent on 02/27/08

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Test Year: 2012
Joseph Sims Elementary School
Elk Grove Unified School District
California
* 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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Elk Grove schools — Joseph Sims Elementary School is located at 3033 Buckminster Dr, Elk Grove CA 95758. 3033 Buckminster Dr is in the 95758 ZIP code in Elk Grove, CA The school district for Joseph Sims Elementary School is the Elk Grove Unified School District. Joseph Sims Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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