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5500 Ironwood St

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

(310) 378-5011

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 560

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Silver Spur Elementary School

I don't see what all the fuss is about & frankly am very surprised by a lot of comments. All this school cares about is API score. There is no respect for the students, if your child does not keep up they are not helped but told to hurry up. There is no scope to teach the individual either those that ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/20/13

Silver Spur elementary, my child is in second grade and his teacher is not good or nice. Like other comments, the principal does nothing to correct the disrespectful way in which the teachers communicate with the partents. We get treated like idiots for asking questions regarding unclear instructions, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/04/13

This school is run by an ineffective principal who never addresses the issues brought on by concerned parents. This school is all about conformity and any parents who ask questions or bring up issues concerning their children get absolutely no support or assistance from the principal. Her responses ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/17/13

Silver Spur has a number of strengths: good teachers, excellent parental involvement, and great programs in place for intervention and enrichment. My main issue with the school is the fact that about half of the kids in each grade are a year older than they are supposed to be. A ridiculous number of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/15/12

Overall we are happy with this school. Academically challenging and well structured. Caring teachers and principal.

Posted by a parent on 10/05/12

Silver Spur is a wonderful school with caring teachers and a fabulous Principal. Parents are highly involved in both the classrooms and the PTA. I'm very happy that both my kids have had a chance to attend such a great school.

Posted by a parent on 09/17/12

If you are looking for a military style bootcamp school this school is for you. Kids do not get required age appropriate exercise. Kids are not allowed to run at recess in the yard. Kids are not allowed to contact even during free play. This school is very poor in emotional nurturing of kids. Some teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/12

The best elementary school on the hill! Due to the great teachers there, knowledgeable principal's leadership and all the parents that choose to be involved. Very competitive!

Posted by a parent on 06/23/11

I have a son in this school who loves it! He's doing very well and has many friends. Parents are very involved. We are looking forward to our second child attending next year. Principal is great! Addresses issues at the school immediately, discreetly and with grace. Teachers are concerned and work ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/19/10

Great school, professional and qualified staff and a solid principal combined with high parent involvement all add up to a quality education. I work in education on the other end of the spectrum and I can say we are blessed to have our child go to this school!

Posted by a parent on 04/03/10

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Test scores for Silver Spur Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Silver Spur Elementary School
Palos Verdes Peninsula 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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Rancho Palos Verdes schools — Silver Spur Elementary School is located at 5500 Ironwood St, Rancho Palos Verdes CA 90275. 5500 Ironwood St is in the 90275 ZIP code in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA The school district for Silver Spur Elementary School is the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. Silver Spur Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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