John Muir Elementary School

School Overview


205 Vista Way

Martinez, CA 94553

(925) 313-0470

School Website

View map


Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 388

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for John Muir Elementary School

We LOVE JME! The teachers and staff are wonderful and friendly. We had the best principal around the last two years. This year we are getting a new principal and I've been told she is very good too! The parents are very involved at this school and there are many wonderful activities. The music and P.E. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/14

I have an affinity toward John Muir Elementary school because it was the school I attended and I really loved my educators and principal. Putting aside my childhood experience and entering the school as a parent with specific expectations and unknown expectations, I am impressed with the teachers, community ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

John Muir Is a fantastic place to educate my 3 children. DUe to the reviews being from several years ago, I felt it important to add a more recent and correct account of JME. The teacher are top-notch, some of the best around. I feel comfortable with any of my daughters being placed in any classroom. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/12

great school, caring, reourceful. My son loves the children and the teachers. Well structured and lots of parent involvement. We enjoy all the school activities and different things our child is influenced by.

Posted by a parent on 07/29/09

My son attended K thru 2nd grade in the past couple of years. The first couple of years were good. I was satisfied with his teachers. 2nd grade was a nightmare. He had two teachers covering his class. This created a lot of confusion and gaps in communication. He started having behavioral problems ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/06/09

Except for the funding shortage common to all public schools in California, this is a great school with a strong principal and mostly dedicated teachers.

Posted by a other on 04/05/09

I am very pleased with my family's overall experience with John Muir Elementary. We have an outstanding principal who exudes strength and competency in the leadership of our school. She is highly efficient in utilizing all resources available to our school and she has shown dedication to enhancing the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/07

Quality seems to be low all the way around. In some of the academic programs, many children do not benefit from the programs as they are unable to accomodate all levels and all children. Safety is not taken serious enough. Many of the teachers are excellent, but hope you don't get one of the bad ones ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/07

The school is very friendly and when the parents get involved there is more than enough for them to do. I believe the problems start at home.

Posted by a parent on 05/15/07

John Muir Elementary School is filled with a very dedicated staff. From the top to the bottom everyone cares and works hard to deliver quaility education.

Posted by a administrator on 09/19/06

Have a question about schools? Ask it at Trulia Voices. See more reviews at

School Profile for John Muir Elementary School

Test scores
Test scores for John Muir Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

Grade Level:

Test Year: 2012
John Muir Elementary School
Martinez 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.

Homes for sale near John Muir Elementary School

516 Westaire Blvd 516 Westair...
4 br  3 ba
164 Farm Ln 164 Farm Ln
2 br  2 ba
739 Center Ave 739 Center ...
3 br  2 ½ ba
378 Mill Rd 378 Mill Rd
2 br  2 ba
904 Andrews Dr 904 Andrews...
4 br  3 ba
777 Bayshore St 777 Bayshor...
4 br  3 ba
Nearby Schools
Charts and Data
Martinez schools — John Muir Elementary School is located at 205 Vista Way, Martinez CA 94553. 205 Vista Way is in the 94553 ZIP code in Martinez, CA The school district for John Muir Elementary School is the Martinez Unified School District. John Muir Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
School information provided by GreatSchools. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer