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4080 Governor Dr

San Diego, CA 92122

(858) 453-4184

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 586

Students Per Teacher: 23

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28 Parent Reviews for Curie Elementary School

Curie Elementary has one of the best parent/school partnerships around. Every parent, teacher and principal has been challenged in recent years with budgets and resource issues, and we all know the only way to make up for the budget shortfalls is to rally the parents together to fill in the gaps. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/26/13

It is the heart of a school that one feels the most at Curie Elementary. A school with a heart and desire in achieving greatness for their students. From the school leadership to Teachers to an uber involved Parent community, Curie stands out as a unique school in San Diego Unified School District.

Posted by a parent on 10/26/13

The complete lack of interest that the teacher had last year helped us make the decision to put our child into another school. The test scores are great, because the children are taught the tests and how to take the tests. The parent involvement and PTA are amazing, and they have to be when the class ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/13

I LOVE Curie Elementary. My daughter completed Kindergarten last year and she had a terrific teacher. She had the right balance of nurturing and sterness. The PTA and parent envolvement at this school is wonderful. I was fortunate to get into Curie by the Choice Program. The Principal is very accessible ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

We have completed one year at Curie and I believe it to be a great school, overall. The parents and families are extremely involved at the school which builds a strong community. The PTA strives to make up for the shortfall in the school's budget and helps fund WEEKLY - art, music, PE, science and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/15/11

Our son just finished K, and we had a wonderful year. Our son is a very spirited child and his teacher handled him wonderfully. He reads and writes well, he creates his own stories and books, ejoys math. We of course work him on a daily basis, but we follow the lead of his daily program - so I pass ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/11

My son just finished Kinder at Curie. The academic environment was amazing fantastic better than I ever imagined. He was always busy and thinking and creating. Every week there is art, jogging club, music class, science, library, garden visits. He s doing math, he reads very well, he s always ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/20/11

If your child is doing well, the school is fine. If your child is struggling do not count on help, academically, from the teachers or principal. The school has a very active parent volunteer network - which helps make up for the shortfalls. But some of the teachers are less than communicative with ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/14/11

In my experience, this is a great school. My girl attended only first grade and we loved it. Her teacher was awesome and caring. Parent participation incredible. So sad we had to choice out.

Posted by a parent on 06/14/11

Great School. Recommended. So far my daughter had great teachers. Principal is friendly with students & parents. Also helping tranffic control early morning. Teachers are good.

Posted by a parent on 06/13/11

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Test scores for Curie Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Curie Elementary School
San Diego 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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San Diego schools — Curie Elementary School is located at 4080 Governor Dr, San Diego CA 92122. 4080 Governor Dr is in the 92122 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Curie Elementary School is the San Diego Unified School District. Curie Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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