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6925 Tower St

La Mesa, CA 91942

(619) 668-5800

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 622

Students Per Teacher: 30

Parent Reviews

30 Parent Reviews for Rolando Elementary School

My son started Kinder at this school and is now in 2nd grade here. The teachers, staff and principal have all been extremely wonderful and caring. With regards to the poster about lunch being too short, my son never comes home hungry. I do pack his lunch and maybe once a week he'll bring home his dessert. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/14

My daughter is moving on to middle school so this is our last year at Rolando. It has been an amazing 7 years filled with creative, encouraging, and kind teachers. The principal and office staff have been amazing in every way. Rolando was just awarded the California Distinguished School award and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/12/14

My son started kindergarten last year and it was a very tough transition and sort of continues to be. He has grown out of some issues and has some lingering issues. He loves to learn, loves to interact, is an only child, has tons of energy... we thought he might be heading toward an IEP direction. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/14

I strongly recommend Rolando Elementary School. I am very happy with the principal's participation, the teachers and the parents involvement in the student's education. I am very proud to say that my daughter is a student at Rolando Elementary Schoo.

Posted by a parent on 04/03/14

My husband and I are both elementary teachers in San Diego Unified, both our children attend Rolando. This is a wonderful school. The parent participation, the diverse student population, and the engaged school staff have created a positive environment that not only challenges our children to be dedicated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/27/13

I love this school, the teachers are great teachers. My daughter has had some difficulties in her learning (problem hasn't been detected) and the teachers have been very supportive, always helping her to have great self-esteem and motivating her. My kids go happy to school everyday. There is a lot of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/21/13

I am a parent of 2 children from this school very happy whit all the staff good teachers very friendly and polite, the only thing is the food and time to eat 20 minutes are not enough to eat for the kids they been having pizza for breakfast and lunch 3 times a week .......

Posted by a parent on 01/12/13

I have been at Rolando as a parent, volunteer and now staff. I want to let everyone know what an amazing principal we have she is new to us and LMSVSD....Her name is Janelle Schefner (sp) and she is just the best. I love her envolvement,her energy,her drive and how she just fit in lie a missing piece ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/08/13

This is to respond to the previous' comment. The parent complained about 20 minutes lunch, complained about minimum Tuesday time, complain about not enough instruction time. These complains are contradictory against each other!! If there was too little lunch time, then the time must go to some other ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/12

There isn't enough instruction time. Every tuesday is a minimum day. My son wants to ride his bike, but only 4th grade and up are allowed to. My kids don't have enough time to eat lunch, they get 20 minutes, and that is including waiting in a single file line to get through the register and lunch line. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/20/12

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Test scores for Rolando Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Rolando Elementary School
La Mesa-spring Valley 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 Mesa schools — Rolando Elementary School is located at 6925 Tower St, La Mesa CA 91942. 6925 Tower St is in the 91942 ZIP code in La Mesa, CA The school district for Rolando Elementary School is the La Mesa-spring Valley School District. Rolando Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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