Calahan Street Elementary School

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18722 Knapp St

Northridge, CA 91324

(818) 886-4612

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 600

Students Per Teacher: 27

Parent Reviews

34 Parent Reviews for Calahan Street Elementary School

Horrible experience. The principle does not have the kids best interest at heart! She only cares about school ratings and only caters to special little learning soldiers. Very disappointed because you'd would expect people in this line of work - to be more nourshering afterall you are entrusting your ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/13

My daughter jsut started (K), as any new parent iw as terrafied at the thought of my little one int he hands of others, I am happy to report Her second week has gone by smooth and i couldnt be more happier witht the staff the oraganization provided and the simple smile that so many people forget about. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

Calahan Community Charter School is a top notch school all around. They have great teachers and staff that go the extra mile for the students. I am a parent, volunteer and former education teacher and I rate this school a 10! The best school in Northridge, Ca. You want to send your kids here! CALAHAN ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/13

Looking for anyone who remembers or knew 2nd grade teacher, Mrs. DuBay (sp?). She was my teacher approx. 1965-1967 time frame. My name was Susan Hansen and she arranged to take me to her home one night. She was very kind to me, and if anyone can find her, she will remember me. Please tell her or her ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/25/13

I love Calahan! This was our first year there, and we couldn't have been happier. It's like a diamond in the rough in LAUSD!

Posted by a parent on 05/16/13

I am a grandparent of a second grader at Calahan. His teacher has been absolutely fantastic. My grandson had some behavior issues and the teacher has gone above and beyond to help him be more attentive and willing to learn. His grades have improved and he is a much happier student. He is really looking ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/13/13

I am a parent and a teacher at Calahan Elementary and I believe Calahan to be one of the best schools in the valley. When I started here last year, my daughter was attending her home school. But two weeks into the school year, I was so impressed with the quality of education and teachers, that I moved ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/08/13

Very disappointed in Calahan's capacity to facilitate parent/teacher communication. School doesn't respond to parents in a timely manner. A culture of bullying exists at this school. Not just student - student bullying, but teacher bullying. Teachers/Aides have been observed to use stern and intimadatory ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/13

Calahan Elementary is a top notch school with WONDERFUL teachers and an amazing Principal! It can be a little hard to get on campus for a tour, but once you see the school in action it is quite impressive! There are musical opportunities, a PE program with fantastic coaches, science (a garden and chickens ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/12

We moved our child from a magnet to this school and it was the best decision ever. We loved this school, amazing experiences, despite the posted 6 rating. It is a top notch school, prepared my son for middle school in every way. WE MISS YOU CALAHAN!!

Posted by a parent on 04/16/12

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Test scores for Calahan Street Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Calahan Street 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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Northridge schools — Calahan Street Elementary School is located at 18722 Knapp St, Northridge CA 91324. 18722 Knapp St is in the 91324 ZIP code in Northridge, CA The school district for Calahan Street Elementary School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Calahan Street Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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