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431 Morse Ave

Placentia, CA 92870

(714) 524-6300

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Morse Avenue Elementary School

A travesty while this school is located in a nice area the school is increasing in its Hispanic enrollment resulting from busing. Morse is quickly becoming an ESL school.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/11

My child went to Morse for a part of the year in 2006. I imagine Morse could be a great school, but for us, it was not.

Posted by a parent on 09/01/07

The academic programs are great at this school because the staff and the principal are terrific. They are all very into putting the students first and going all the way for them. The school was recently made a distinguished school. Parents love this school and many are there to help out the teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/13/06

My son attended from 1-6 and my daughter is currently attending K-5. I feel that education starts at home the responsibility is ours. This school has made improvements for students who are able to go above and beyond the basics. It is not the school's fault that they have to spend so much time, money, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/06

I like the layout of the school, and the teachers are all wonderful, as well as the office staff. The Principal however is rude and unorganized. I can't emphisize how great the teachers and office staff are though.

Posted by a parent on 12/13/05

I don't understand why my child has to be stuck at a school that is below average in order to not have to hassle the interdistrict transfer. I have chosen to pay for her tuition rather than go to a mediocre rated school such as this. It is truly ridiculous!

Posted by a parent on 08/10/05

Morse is a school that every child should be grateful to attend. In my opinion the education received at this school goes beyond what is required of the state standards. The leadership is wonderful, from the principal to the staff, each child receives individual attention which I feel is crucial for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/15/04

While this is considered to be a friendly neighborhood school, it seriously lacks in intervention opportunities for above average students. The focus is definatly centered upon those who fall behind, which is great for some, but not for all.

Posted by a parent on 01/28/04

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Test scores for Morse Avenue Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Morse Avenue Elementary School
Placentia-yorba Linda 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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Placentia schools — Morse Avenue Elementary School is located at 431 Morse Ave, Placentia CA 92870. 431 Morse Ave is in the 92870 ZIP code in Placentia, CA The school district for Morse Avenue Elementary School is the Placentia-yorba Linda Unified School District. Morse Avenue Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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