Farmdale Elementary School

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Ruth Swigett Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90032

(323) 222-6659

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 570

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

14 Parent Reviews for Farmdale Elementary School

My daughter is also in the DHH program and we are looking forward to another year of great improvement in her communication. Her teacher has shown great patience and has given my daughter confidence in her communication. The staff is very friendly and the bond that the children develop is beautiful to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/19/13

Farmdale Elementary has been my daughters' school for two years. The teachers are great, hard working, and dedicated to their kids. One of My daughters is hard of hearing and their program has helped my daughter get what she needs to succeed in the general setting. The school has an excellent DHH ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/30/13

Hi - I am a teacher at Farmdale and I am excited about all we have going for our students and community. Last year we became an international Baccalaureate school. We are one of the first public schools in the LA area to become IB. It is exciting and now our full feeder pattern - ES Middle & Wilson ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/30/13

So far this school and the AMAZING teachers have far, far exceeded my expectations. I am really excited about the dual language program and can't wait to meet her new teachers. I feel so lucky that this is our school.

Posted by a parent on 08/16/10

They have a Dual Language Program how great is that!

Posted by a parent on 01/25/09

The staff at Farmdale is dedicated, enthusiastic, and highly competent. This however does not always equate to high student academic achievement. The sad truth is that Farmdale is located in a lower social economic neighborhood where the majority of parents do not value education. With this in mind, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/06/08

Farmdale teachers, staff are outstanding. However there needs to be more parent participation and motivation.

Posted by a parent on 02/21/08

This is my first year with Farmdale and so far so good. The teachers and staff are friendly, experienced and passionate about teaching but what stands above average for me is not only the tools that the student peacemakers utilize but it's also the amount of parent participation and community support ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/07

I think the teachers try hard to provide their best but sometimes the system gets in the way and can't always focus on children's individual needs to ensure academic success.

Posted by a other on 11/19/07

Great School! Awesome dual language Spanish program..teachers are dedicated and experienced!

Posted by a parent on 11/11/07

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Test Year: 2012
Farmdale 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 — Farmdale Elementary School is located at Ruth Swigett Dr, Los Angeles CA 90032. Ruth Swigett Dr is in the 90032 ZIP code in Los Angeles, CA The school district for Farmdale Elementary School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Farmdale Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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