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1373 Lozanos Rd

Newcastle, CA 95658

(530) 885-3495

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 178

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Ophir Elementary School

I have visited Ophir school with my son who has a four year old and found it to be an outstanding experience. Both my 4 year old and one year old grandchildren will attend when age ready. Kudos to all involved in STEAAM what a fantastic way to learn.

Posted by a other on 10/25/13

My child attended third -sixth grade at Ophir. Grades 3 and 4 were great. 5th and 6th were the worst school experience ever. My child was bullied and always complained of being "sick" to get out of school. 6 th grade especially was extremly stressful for her. I finally had to take action and after ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/29/13

We are so blessed to be part of this amazing group of students, staff, and families!! Coming from a large school to Ophir was the best decision I have made for my children. With small class sizes and the deaf and hard of hearing program each child gets the attention and help they need. Our Principal ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/13

Ophir is an amazing school with some of the best teachers around! Mrs Zaun is perfect! I couldn't imagine trusting my childrens safety or education with any other school!!

Posted by a parent on 04/08/13

"The Secret Gem of The Foothills".....We have been attending Ophir for over 7 years now. I have a son in 6th grade and a daughter in 2nd. My husband attended Ophir as a child. The teachers are wonderful....I just can't say enough. I especially love the combination of hearing children and then the DHH ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/13

Kids love this school! The student climate is cooperative, respectful, prideful, and happy. My 6th grader has been there since Kindergarten and every teacher has been her favorite. She loves choir - it's before school once a week and there's never a hassle getting her there early. They've performed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/13

Our family has been blessed in so many ways by attending Ophir Elementary. We have 3 children at the school and are so thankful that we are a part of this community. The teachers and staff truly care about the children and their families. Because it is only one class per grade, we get individualized ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/13

I recently moved into the Newcastle/Auburn area. My son is, currently, in Kindergarten at Ophir Elementary School. I had apprehensions placing my son in a smaller school. However, Ophir's dedicated teachers and staff, and excellent test scores made me feel at ease. Ophir Elementary is a school where ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/13

Being the second oldest school in California, Ophir Elementary has a rich history in this community. Our children are being taught by teachers who genuinely care about them and create unique learning experiences.

Posted by a parent on 03/06/13

We love this school! The school has a very charming country campus, that first attracted us, but we have come to love Ophir school for many more reasons. The teachers really care about their students as individuals, the small school and class size enable all the teachers to know all the children. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/05/13

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Test scores
Test scores for Ophir Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Ophir Elementary School
Loomis 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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Newcastle schools — Ophir Elementary School is located at 1373 Lozanos Rd, Newcastle CA 95658. 1373 Lozanos Rd is in the 95658 ZIP code in Newcastle, CA The school district for Ophir Elementary School is the Loomis Union Elementary School District. Ophir Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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