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21811 Avenida De Los Fundado

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

(949) 589-7456

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 915

Students Per Teacher: 26

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18 Parent Reviews for Cielo Vista Elementary School

My daughter transitioned from Tutortime Kinder to Cielo Vista last year, and is about to go into 2nd grade in a few months. My 5 yr old will also be starting Kinder here. I cant say that I have any complaints about this school. My daughter is a total drama queen, and has her moments of needing to be ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/13

Cielo Vista is an amazing school! The principal, teacher and office staff are very supportive and accommodating to all students, parents and visitors. it is interesting that the only 1 star I read isn't a parent that attends the school. If she were a parent who has a child at the school, she would know ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/13

the offece manager at this school is very rude i went in to pick up my girlfriends son granted i was 5 minutes late and this was my first time picking him up she jumped right on me giving me a lecture like i was one of the students there i tried explaining myself and she just walked into her office telling ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/11/12

We are new to this school and school district, coming from Capo. After reading the reviews on how great this school was, we decided to move to this area. I have to say, after the back to school night, being herded into the auditorium for the 6th grade back to school, we didn't even get a chance to meet ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/12

My kids have been at Cielo Vista for two years now and we are extremely happy. They do an amazing job of meeting the needs of all of the students. I have one GATE child and one that needs a little more help, and the teachers at CV have adapted for both of them beautifully. We love Cielo Vista.

Posted by a parent on 08/24/12

Great school with amazing teachers and the best principal out there. They really care about helping kids learn and use creative approaches for all levels of learning. Does have an active GATE cluster group. Student Council and PAL for kids to be apart of. C.V. has smartboards in all classrooms, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

Cielo Vista is an excellent elementary school. All three of my children attended this school and were more than prepared for junior high. The staff is top notch, the children are dedicated and our current principal, Dr. Peterson is very hands-on and making positive improvements to Cielo Vista every ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

So many great programs for kids. PAL, Student Council, PTA, and amazing staff and principal. Currently using SMART Boards in conjunction with iPads & iTouches.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

Fantastic teachers, an amazing Principal, a state of the art computer lab with a teacher that is so dedicated and great. Tons of diversity and dedicated parents.

Posted by a parent on 01/10/12

We are new to the city of Rancho Santa Margarita since summer of 08'. I found the ladies in the front office more than helpful with registering my three children, 6th,1st and a kindergartener for school. All 3 of my childrens teachers are excellent! They are friendly, knowledgeable, and great with their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/09

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Test scores for Cielo Vista Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Cielo Vista Elementary School
Saddleback Valley 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 Santa Margarita schools — Cielo Vista Elementary School is located at 21811 Avenida De Los Fundado, Rancho Santa Margarita CA 92688. 21811 Avenida De Los Fundado is in the 92688 ZIP code in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA The school district for Cielo Vista Elementary School is the Saddleback Valley Unified School District. Cielo Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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