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24982 Rivendell Dr

Lake Forest, CA 92630

(949) 586-2820

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 578

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Santiago Elementary School

My son went to this school last year in 2013 and he is in the special ed program. The special ed program in Santiago elementary is excellent and his teachers are wonderful. My son was in Mrs. Jasniys class and she is a awesome teacher along with her staff. I love this school and have had nothing but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/14

Love this little school in the woods. Great, dedicated staff that loves each and every student. Kids and parents love to come to school everyday and the principal even does valet service!

Posted by a parent on 03/13/14

As a family new to Santiago elementary this year we have been immensely impressed by the principal,teachers,staff and PTA. Dr. Norman is approachable, accessible and truly cares about the welfare of ALL of her approximately 600 students.Dr. Norman and her staff are committed to rolling out innovative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/11

We have been told that due to one child being allergic to peanuts, the school is asking approx 400 other families to not send peanut butter sandwiches, cokkies or candy...... I believe this is wrong for the following reasons: First and foremost is if this child were mine, I would not be willing to chance ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/09/11

We changed schools from a below par to Santiago. The Staff is excellent and the Parents are very invovled. The students are creative and friendly. We are so happy that we moved.

Posted by a parent on 07/29/10

Santiago is led by a talented principal with positive leadership. The community environment fosters friendships, confidence and the academic foundation to be successful in middle school and high school.

Posted by a parent on 04/26/10

We love Santiago because even though its a small school, we have a great staff and great sense of community.

Posted by a parent on 04/25/10

The teachers are dedicated and really care about what's best for the children. The school is small and has a very good family atmosphere.The PTA is incredible and supports our programs with time and money.

Posted by a teacher on 04/24/10

Our family moved to CA from another state 3 months into the school year, and unfortunately Santiago is the school we were assigned to. Our child has gone from being a straight A student at her previous school, to nearly failing now at Santiago. I understand that a big move effects children greatly, but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/23/10

Our family has been at Santiago for 6 years now and we truly love the school. From the principal, the quality of teachers, the support staff and the outstanding PTA and programs...Santiago is a wonderful school! Santiago strives to be a family and it is evident. Parent supported programs, like the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/08/10

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School Profile for Santiago Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for Santiago Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Santiago Elementary School
Saddleback 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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Lake Forest schools — Santiago Elementary School is located at 24982 Rivendell Dr, Lake Forest CA 92630. 24982 Rivendell Dr is in the 92630 ZIP code in Lake Forest, CA The school district for Santiago Elementary School is the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Santiago Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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