Paradise Canyon Elementary School

School Overview


471 Knight Way

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011

(626) 952-8340

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 730

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Paradise Canyon Elementary School

Love this school! My daughter never went to preschool and by the first 6 weeks of 1st grade she was already reading Dr. Seuss books! Small class sizes, caring, loving and involved teachers. Cannot say enough about this school!

Posted by a parent on 03/02/13

My daughter just started Kindergarten at PCY and I cannot express how happy I am with the school and the community. She loves to go to school and looks forward to all the available activities. Although there were some budget cuts, they retained all the key activities such as music, art, and computer ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/10

Visit this school and you will find the atmostphere tangibly Happy! The children have a real comraderie, and parents are nice too. Events such as the Spirit Rallies, field trips and the Medieval Faire strenghen unity and develop a real sense of community at this school. The teachers are SO excellent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/15/08

Great school, but not perfect. We moved from New York, and were a little disappointed. Part of the cause is the Prop 13 school (under-)funding problem in California. Here the local Educational Foundation raises over $1,000,000 per year, but 4th-6th grade still has 35 kids/class, and art/music only ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/31/08

Excellent teachers and atmosphere. A great facility.

Posted by a parent on 09/14/07

Exceptional principal and parent involvement. The scores are high and there is a real sense of 'community' at the school.

Posted by a parent on 03/09/06

Paradise Canyon is a wonderful neighborhood school with terrific teachers. The school sponsors art, music, and foreign language (Spanish) classes as a result of funds donated by the local educational foundation. Parents are very involved in the classroom and with helping support the school via fundraising, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/25/05

Parent involvement is extremely strong. My son loves the school.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/05

I have been pleased with my daughter's education at PCY. The teachers really care about each student. Also, the after school program through the Child Education Center is excellent.

Posted by a parent on 08/04/04

I am impressed with my child s kindergarten teacher at PCY. She is able to teach to all students, some reading at 4th grade level and others struggling to sound out words. All the kids are happy in their class. No child seems bored. My son s teacher is always available to answer questions in person. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/09/04

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Test scores for Paradise Canyon Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Paradise Canyon Elementary School
La Canada 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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La Canada Flintridge schools — Paradise Canyon Elementary School is located at 471 Knight Way, La Canada Flintridge CA 91011. 471 Knight Way is in the 91011 ZIP code in La Canada Flintridge, CA The school district for Paradise Canyon Elementary School is the La Canada Unified School District. Paradise Canyon Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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