Horace Ensign Intermediate School

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2000 Cliff Dr

Newport Beach, CA 92663

(949) 515-6910

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Grades: 7 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,130

Students Per Teacher: 28

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Horace Ensign Intermediate School

I would give it negative stars but it is not option. I went there and so did my kids. Some of the teachers are very responsive some are not. It is very hard to get EVERYONE on the same page. Some of the administration don't deal with children the correct way and just assume kid is lazy or bad rather ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/21/14

I hate going to Ensign. Eighth grade honors english is ridiculously pointless, because I am learning the same concepts as I did in seventh grade with Mrs. Cross, but in a worse and far more confusing way. Honors english teacher is unorganized and I notice she is often asking us "Is this helping you?" ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/05/14

The staff and teachers at Ensign are dedicated and very inventive. We like the Life Skills Class for 7th grade elective. The chior and all of the clubs are great too. Wonderful school. My daughter is doing very well at Ensign this year.

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

My son has always done well in school however, math was an issue. While math is even harder this year, being in 7th grade, he is getting an A!!! In fact, he is excelling in every class. I love his teachers, they are attentive and challenging. So far, this school has been very good to my son.

Posted by a parent on 03/04/13

My child attended both 7th & 8th grade here. While the teachers were decent and some were great there is a huge bullying problem. In addition to the bullying issues the administration, on the whole, handles issues in a very unprofessional manner. I can't name names here, but you will quickly learn ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/12

The teachers are constantly paying attention to students and trying their best to give them a perfect learning experience. Any student that fails is not trying their hardest to get an acceptable grade in their class. Sorry.

Posted by a other on 07/24/12

My son is thriving at Ensign! The teachers have shown awareness of his abilities and needs and have been responsive to my requests. A very good middle school!

Posted by a parent on 04/02/12

Absolutely fantastic! Excellent and challenging learning environment. Steve McLaughlin, the new principal is incredible, and the teachers are outstanding. Our daughter is an eighth-grader, just about o graduate and go on to Harbor High. We've had two fantastic years at Ensign - couldn't imagine how ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/09

grat school.teachers are very good vat getting the point to children

Posted by a parent on 04/18/09

My child attends this school and it has helped her go from a D- all the way to an A+ she transferred from Tiwinkle located in Costa Mesa. She loves Ensign!

Posted by a parent on 04/14/09

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Test Year: 2012
Horace Ensign Intermediate School
Newport-mesa 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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Newport Beach schools — Horace Ensign Intermediate School is located at 2000 Cliff Dr, Newport Beach CA 92663. 2000 Cliff Dr is in the 92663 ZIP code in Newport Beach, CA The school district for Horace Ensign Intermediate School is the Newport-mesa Unified School District. Horace Ensign Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grade levels 7 - 8.
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