Cowan Avenue Elementary School

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7615 Cowan Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 645-1973

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 372

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

94 Parent Reviews for Cowan Avenue Elementary School

Great teachers who communicate well with the parents care about their students. I like the after school activities and the use of the internet as a way for parent to keep in touch with the teachers.

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Our family recently moved to the area and our kids started Cowan this year. The school year started a bit rocky, but the incredible urgency, professionalism and most importantly compassion Mr. D, the teachers and fellow parents put forth made it a smooth transition! We are so thankful for the staff and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/13

In the time that I have been teaching at Cowan, I have enjoyed my students and the their parents tremendously. My students are interested in learning, challenging themselves and me, as well. Parent involvement is a welcome source of support and activism for the school community. The school has a ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/27/13

There have been a lot of wonderful changes implemented at Cowan. The students and parents are wonderful to work with and extremely helpful. I'm am so thrilled to be working here and happy to feel such a strong support from the community. Bravo to all for your efforts and commitment to our children's ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/27/13

i have two Grandkids at Cowan ES. I love the Teachers and the team spirit!

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

Cowan elementary is an excellent school. Great teachers, excellent staff, and a wonderful Principal. The magnet program is awesome. The school even has "valet". The school has a great "PTO" this year 2013. The "dad's club is awesome.

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

I love Cowan Avenue Elementary School. We have had our children enrolled here since 2007, and I can't imagine going anywhere else. As with any school, you have ups and downs, and it is during the down times you see what the parents and administration are really made of. When others fled Cowan to attend ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/13

My family used to attend this school. We stayed for the first semester only. Too much parent involvement can be damaging to a school and the lack of diversity in teacher staff doesn't make it better. The principal is ok. He cares about the students, but he seems to care more about the donations that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/11/13

I am disgusted with what is happening at Cowan. Simply disgusted! There is just so much wrong with the school that it is too much to express in this small space. I urge anyone considering Cowan to go talk to the parents at the school and not to rely on the positive comments on this site. Choosing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/12

I have been happy with the quality of the teachers. The Principal is probably not the most effective administrator, but he has some really good qualities. There have been issues throughout the years. A bunch of silly egos. Parents and administration. I never felt they were worth leaving the school.

Posted by a parent on 08/29/12

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Test scores for Cowan Avenue Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Cowan Avenue Elementary School
Los Angeles 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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Los Angeles schools — Cowan Avenue Elementary School is located at 7615 Cowan Ave, Los Angeles CA 90045. 7615 Cowan Ave is in the 90045 ZIP code in Los Angeles, CA The school district for Cowan Avenue Elementary School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Cowan Avenue Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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