Laurel Elementary School

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3750 Brown Ave

Oakland, CA 94619

(510) 531-6868

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 580

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Laurel Elementary School

Laurel has a diverse community, strong PTA and teachers that care. The school continues to strive to meet academic goals for 'ALL' students. Our kids enjoy art and music, pajama night, family night, game night all of which bring us together as a community. Areas that need improving....teacher training ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/14

I'm surprised by the recent positive reviews. Although some teachers are fantastic, test scores are going down dramatically and consistently, and class size has increased significantly over the past two years. I'm basically home-schooling my children after school lets out every day. The recent downturn ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/13

Laurel wasn't my first choice in schools, but it was the one GOD chose when I prayed about it. It thus far has been a great school for my child. The teachers she has had have gone the extra mile to ensure, with her LD, that she understands lessons. The Principal interacts with the students on the playground, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/21/13

Laurel Elementary is a very warm,friendly and learning environmental school. I'm glad my son attends Laurel Elementary. He is now entering in the First grade with a new teacher. Her name is Mrs. Leewright,but she goes by Mrs. L. I pray she has a good connections with my son.

Posted by a parent on 08/26/13

Very well disciplined students who do not use abusive words. Neat environment and great teachers including the after school program. Excellent place to send a child who needs Focus! The school involves parents in almost everything and I believe this is key to the success of our own children. Also, parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/13

Laurel teachers have high expectations. I have two children attending and they are both thriving. The diversity of students reflects Oakland and is one of the reasons I really like the school. Another key factor is that parents get involved in how the school is run. The principal and staff care about ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/13

Laurel is an AWESOME school! This is our second year being part of the Laurel family and we wouldn't want our child to attend any other school. The academics are challenging, the teachers are creative and engaging and the school leadership is alwaysdeveloping new opportunities to provide our students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/03/12

laurel is best school in daughter came back from lauer the other day and said laurel is the best school in oakland.

Posted by a other on 10/12/12

This elementary school is a wonderful place to be in. All the facility members there are all nice and hard-working. All the teachers there really cares about their students. What I like most about this school is, it's very diverse. All races are together playing with each other, no one is left alone. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/26/12

My son came home from kindergarten the other day and said, "I want to go to Laurel for 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, all the grades 'til college!" He has had a wonderful year. He has made many friends, feels cared for by all staff. Every family we have met is sweet and supportive of their children's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/05/10

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Test scores
Test scores for Laurel Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Laurel Elementary School
Oakland 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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Oakland schools — Laurel Elementary School is located at 3750 Brown Ave, Oakland CA 94619. 3750 Brown Ave is in the 94619 ZIP code in Oakland, CA The school district for Laurel Elementary School is the Oakland Unified School District. Laurel Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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