Silver Gate Elementary School

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1499 Venice St

San Diego, CA 92107

(619) 222-1139

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Grades: K - 4

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 540

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

20 Parent Reviews for Silver Gate Elementary School

I have been a Silver Gate parent for 11 years and have been extremely happy with every aspect of the school. Great teachers, wonderful principal and phenomenal parent involvement. This school is definitely a 10! School is great at Silver Gate!

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

We've been at Silver Gate for 5 years now and cannot say enough about what a wonderful experience we've had. Absolutely fantastic staff, from our aides to our teachers to our Principal, Sandy McClure. Such a happy, healthy, nurturing environment. Parental involvement is stellar!

Posted by a parent on 09/15/13

Love it, love it, love it... and so do my kids. I honestly feel like my kids are getting a better education than they could get in most local private schools.

Posted by a parent on 11/22/11

The principal, Sandra McClure is incredible at this great school. She has one child there currently and one that just graduated, so she's vested. She's approachable, proactive, forward thinking and genuinely a nice person. The school has an amazing parent association, Friends of Silver Gate, who's ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/08/11

We are military and move frequently. In our 11 yrs in public ed I can say Silvergate has the best principal my children have ever had!!! Would also like to say if you have a child with any special needs this is the school for you!! The resource teacher is simply the beast!! She makes you feel your ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/10

Great school. We looked at private and public schools and loved this school. The principal is totally involved, the teachers care and the parents are amazing... they fund so much it seems like a private school. We loved it and were sorry to leave.

Posted by a parent on 07/07/10

This is a great school. Teachers really care if your child is learning, principal is very involved and very approachable. PTA is marvelous, many hard working parents contributing to the success of the school. Families are encouraged to be involved.

Posted by a parent on 05/25/10

Warm and welcoming campus; wonderful, dedicated staff; fantastic school community; science, computer, and movement labs; before and after school tutoring and activities; extra music and art lessons; fabulous students; excellent test scores; and much more.

Posted by a teacher on 05/10/10

The parent involvement, programs paid by the Friends of Silver Gate foundation which were cut by the state and the love the teachers have for their students. You get a real sense of community at this school. The children always have smiles on their faces and you can see the teachers love to teach there. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/19/10

The principal is friendly and well-organized. The teachers really care about the children. Parents volunteer and support the school's programs. They have many activities for the students including a school garden project. The test scores are great.

Posted by a other on 10/03/09

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Test scores for Silver Gate Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Silver Gate 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 — Silver Gate Elementary School is located at 1499 Venice St, San Diego CA 92107. 1499 Venice St is in the 92107 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Silver Gate Elementary School is the San Diego Unified School District. Silver Gate Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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