11 Parent Reviews for Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School
My child attends this school and I am finding myself considering a move. They have a bully problem and they do not really do much about the problem. Also some of the staff treat parents as if they are more of a problem. They are very disrespectfull in some manners. Not all, some of them are great but
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Posted by a parent on 02/29/12
My older two daughters went to here and it was great. The current administration and yard duty are completely useless. This school has a real problem with bullies and they do nothing about it. Their rememdy is to have the victim hold the bullies hand, apologize and then promise to be friends. They just
... Read more cannot deal with this type of issue. It is a real shame it used to be a great school Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/06/11
I love this school. The teachers are constantly informing you of your child progress throughout the year.
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Posted by a parent on 05/02/10
Hughes is a school where the students just arent a body in the class. Our teachers care about our students on a personall level and give above and beyond of what is required of them. I couldnt ask for a better educational experience for my children.
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Posted by a parent on 05/21/09
There are some really outstanding and dedicated teachers at Hughes, but the school suffers from poor leadership. Playground and outside supervision is marginal at best. The teachers are at odds with the administration. The Empire School District is one of the worst in Stanilaus County and Hughes in
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Posted by a parent on 08/11/08
My kids have been attending Bernard Hughes for the last 5 years and we know have 3 of our kids enrolled there. The Principal, including the prior Principal Mr. McDaniels to our current Principal Mrs. Reberg have been wonderful. They truly care about our children and they have a passion for education.
... Read more Every teacher my children have had has taken a real interest in their success and has given us constant feedback. I couldn t be happier with the administration, staff, and students. Oscar Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/24/08
I have been extrememly pleased with Hughes. The principal, teachers, and staff are wonderful, and very caring. Education and Character are big at this school, and it shows with my son. My son has continued to thrive here at hughes, and I am grateful to the folks at hughes who have gone the extra mile
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Posted by a parent on 03/31/07
It is unfortunate because we had been very satisfied with our daughter's previous three years at Hughes. Her instructors did not seem very engaged and her students attitudes reflected this. The students were distracted and disinterested and we, as parents, had no good feedback from her to help our
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Posted by a parent on 03/27/07
My son has attended first and now second grade @ Hughes. Other then the fact that he had more then a dozen substitutes in first grade, he is really struggling in reading, and may have to repeat second grade. I dont blame the teacher I think Empire union school district should revamp their HR department.
... Read more My experience has been ok my son has a hard time and hopefully we will over come it. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/12/06
I have two daughters ages 8 and 10. My 8 year old started kindergarten at Huges my 10 year old started in 3rd grade. My 10 year old had a very dificult time in math. The teachers here took her under their wing and now in the 5th grade she has an A. She no longer cries or struggles. This school has incouraged
... Read more my children to be a part of school politics and has helped build my girls self esteem. They have enforced our family moral views and have treated our family with a great deal of respect. Each and every time I have had a concern the staff has responded quikly. I feel like they truely care about my children. It's not just a job Read less
School Profile for Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School
CST* Test Scores
Test Year: 2012
Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School
Empire Union Elementary 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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Autism Specialists, Early Childhood Special Needs
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Special Education Classes
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Adult Education Classes
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English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
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Modesto schools — Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School is located at 512 N Mcclure Rd, Modesto CA 95357. 512 N Mcclure Rd is in the 95357 ZIP code in Modesto, CA The school district for Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School is the Empire Union Elementary School District. Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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