Sundance Elementary School

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8944 Twin Trails Dr

San Diego, CA 92129

(858) 484-2950

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Sundance Elementary School

The school is well rounded offering both academics and extra curriculum activities. The PTA is active, and together with the Twin trials foundation which is also run by parents support programs in the school.

Posted by a parent on 09/12/14

Sundance is a terrific school! I have a 1st grader,and a preschooler that attend. Both years my older child has attended he has been fortunate to have exceptional teachers that are nurturing, and solid in teaching the core academic subjects. My preschooler loves going to school, and is having a great ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/17/11

My son is enrolled in the PEPP class this year and absolutely loves it! The staff, parents and kids I have interacted with have been fantastic. I especially appreciate the teacher's engaging, fun yet firm demeanour with the kids - not to mention her lesson plans are insanely organized. What's more is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/06/11

I have been a parent at Sundance for 4 years and I have been very impressed with the school and the ESS program. I can not say enough about the ESS program. My child walks over to ESS everyday afterschool and I know he will be greeted by Marissa (Supervisor) and her staff. They make sure my son gets ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/16/08

I have been a parent of a student at Sundance going on 6 years. I have been nothing but impressed with the caring, family-like environment at the school. I was a teacher for a number of years and have worked on many different elementary campuses and this is one of the best I have seen. The families ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/07

I am a proud parent of Sundance and what they offer and require of my children. The teachers at Sundance are a team of professionals that work hard and it shows with the API scores. Music, art, and extra activities enrich our kids and it shows! As for parent support - we've got a lot of volunteers! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/26/07

I agree with the writer who said there was a problem with cliquishness. There are some stay-at-home volunteer 'mommies' who have a weird sense of ownership of the school. But if you can avoid them and, unfortunately, their kids who pick up on the weirdness, it's a really great school with great teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/10/07

Academically the school is good, my daughter transferred in 1st grade and had trouble with reading, because of a reading program in which senior tutored came in and help her she is now reading at an advanced level. The teachers are more or less great at their ability to teach and encourage children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/20/07

Outstanding public school with dedicated teachers who are using research to guide their teaching!

Posted by a parent on 03/29/06

The teachers my chilren have had are wonderful...they are kind but firm, responsive to parent inquiries, and take genuine interest in each child as individuals. There is some music and art, I would like more. I do think more physical education is needed.

Posted by a parent on 03/21/06

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Test scores for Sundance Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Sundance Elementary School
Poway 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 — Sundance Elementary School is located at 8944 Twin Trails Dr, San Diego CA 92129. 8944 Twin Trails Dr is in the 92129 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Sundance Elementary School is the Poway Unified School District. Sundance Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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