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4902 Mount Ararat Dr

San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 496-8110

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 522

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

37 Parent Reviews for Holmes Elementary School

Each time I drive into the nice neighborhood at Holmes Elementary, I feel thankful that my kids attend Holmes. It's got a warm, community feel. The parents, teachers and principal work together to make sure the kids are learning and having fun too. Great volunteer opportunities and STELLAR academics ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/22/14

This is an amazing school! My daughter has attended for the last 3 years and has flourished under her caring teachers guidance. When it was time for our son to start kindergarten we were overjoyed to learn that he would have the same teacher our daughter did. The PTA is a cut above as they have provided ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/19/14

Our daughter is in second grade and has attended Holmes all 3 years. This is an incredible school. The teachers are all involved caring educators. The principal provides leadership and great communication. In addition, the PTA and parental involvement create the environment for excellence. This is why ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/18/14

This is a great school if your child dont have any problem ( no IEP, no behavior ). But if you do, I don't reccomend this school.

Posted by a parent on 12/19/13

The parent participation at Holmes is what enables the school to provide a quality, enriching learning experience for the children.

Posted by a parent on 09/10/13

Holmes is a great school! I have 3 kids that either are at Holmes or have been through Holmes. There are lots of after school programs. Weekly computer lab, library, and choral music/band for each child. Parent run Arts Attack for every room too! The needs of all learning levels of students are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/13

Holmes Elementry is a diamond in the ruff! My son loves school and that is the greatest gift for our family. His teachers have been great at making learning fun. I have also been very impressed with the leadership of Holmes. I am impressed when I see the principal spending his time exercising with the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/30/13

We choiced into this school after doing a lot of research. We have not been disappointed - everyone - from the lunch room staff, groundskeepers, office staff, principal and of course teachers say they care about the kids & their learning first and foremost and they prove it every day. Our child is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/19/12

I have a Kindergarten and 2nd grader at Holmes. LOVE this school, the teachers and lots of parent involvement and programs. My kids are very happy here!

Posted by a parent on 04/29/12

Before I started my Kindergartner here last year I had heard all kinds of things about Holmes, mostly good but a few negative comments. I toured probably 5 other magnet & charter schools and picked Holmes above them all. It truly is a great school--I felt it then and I feel it now. It isn't perfect but ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/11

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Test scores for Holmes Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Holmes 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 — Holmes Elementary School is located at 4902 Mount Ararat Dr, San Diego CA 92111. 4902 Mount Ararat Dr is in the 92111 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Holmes Elementary School is the San Diego Unified School District. Holmes Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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