Nestor Language Academy Charter

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1455 Hollister St

San Diego, CA 92154

(619) 628-0900

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 900

Students Per Teacher: 26

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20 Parent Reviews for Nestor Language Academy Charter

There are some good aspects about this school, for instance the early years teachers are great! However, the middle school requires a much more in-depth curriculum; where the students can be more engaged, supported, and challenged. In closing, the demographics in terms of population are not as balanced ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/09/13

academic wise its a good school security okay, my daughter in 2nd grade and 6 months later shes bilingual, and she doing great.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/12

Great teachers+great program= great future profesionals. Congrats you are doing a awesome job. I can't thank the teachers enough for their dedication and patience.they truly love what they do and we as parents truly appreciate your devotion.

Posted by a parent on 05/24/12

I am a prospective parent. Thought I'd mention that as of the 2010-2011 school year Nestor Language Academy became a charter school and now serves grades K-8. I read about the Nestor Language Academy in the Union Tribune in 2011 and it was listed in the top 3 middle schools in terms of percentage of ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/10/12

I am an educator, and have been teaching both students and teachers for over 20 years. I have a PhD from Stanford in teacher education, and have observed many, many teachers in various schools. Both of my daughters have been at Nestor since kindergarten. I continue to be amazed by the incredible work ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/15/11

I have to say, this school provides the challenge that I would excpect. When they told us of the intensity that is taught at this school, they were not kidding. Wonderful system that keeps both of my kids challenged with homework with high expectations. Watching them grown in dual languages is amazing. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/10/11

Nestor Language Academy is an exceptional and exemplary school that is a rare gem in the educational system. The school is comprised of intelligent, dedicated, and compassionate teachers and staff who have made a commitment to providing the students with a solid, comprehensive and meaningful academic ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/09/10

Nestor is an excellent school. The scores might not show it but there is a reason for that. It has a dual immersion program in which students learn two languages. This school follows the 90/10 model. In first grade students receive 90% of their instruction in Spanish and 10% in English. In second grade, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/19/08

This is a great school, I have had great help and support from the teachers as well as some staff including the principal. I enjoy the way that they involve themselfs in the kids education , they just dont see them as another number. I highly recomend it with no complaint. Only the secretary needs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/08

As a parent of two children, I have nothing but praise for Nestor Elementary School. My eldest child attended from kindergarten through sixgth grade and my youngest for four years now. Both have thrived and continue to do extremly well academically. Nestor is about eleven miles away from our home and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/31/07

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Test Year: 2012
Nestor Language Academy Charter
South Bay Union Elementary 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 — Nestor Language Academy Charter is located at 1455 Hollister St, San Diego CA 92154. 1455 Hollister St is in the 92154 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Nestor Language Academy Charter is the South Bay Union Elementary School District. Nestor Language Academy Charter is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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