New Traditions Elementary School

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2049 Grove St

San Francisco, CA 94117

(415) 750-8490

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 240

Students Per Teacher: 22

Parent Reviews

35 Parent Reviews for New Traditions Elementary School

Overall, New Traditions is comprised of a great community with highly involved families, along with an ambitious, goal oriented principal with a proven 8 years record of improving the school scores level to the top of SFUSD schools in the city.

Posted by a parent on 12/11/13

We love our neighborhood school. We love the active parent community, high diversity of students, and the creative bright teachers and friendly principal. Our son had a great experience during his kindergarten and 1st grade years at New Traditions. The teachers were fully engaged.and catered to all of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/17/13

Principal was useless. Just absolutely no idea on how to successfully administer a school that should service and respond to a diverse, culturally-enriched student body.

Posted by a parent on 03/22/13

We love this school! It's a warm, caring, compassionate learning environment. My child is thriving here. While this was not our first choice schools, we could not be happier.

Posted by a parent on 11/30/12

New Traditions is a wonderful school. My child couldn't be happier going there and is learning so much. The school community staff and parents are warm and welcoming and dedicated to improving the school.

Posted by a parent on 02/19/12

We love this little school! I have a 2nd grader and a kindergartener at this school and I have only seen the school improve over the years I have been there. The parent community is warm and inviting. The principal is a rock star (principal of the year!) - she keeps our test scores rising while maintaining ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/11

I couldn't be happier with this school for our daughter! She started in kindergarten last year and is now a first grader and LOVES going to school every day. The school is small and really inclusive of everyone. She knows children in all grades and there is a real sense of community within the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/28/11

New Traditions Alternative Arts School has been a great school for our daughter and our family. Our daughter is thriving in her education, social skills and artistic expressions. Our family has found the school to be welcoming and appreciative of parent involvement. The teachers and administrators are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/08/09

NT is a small friendly clean school with a strong arts focus. Everyone in the school knows our kid by name. Our kindergarten teacher is very dedicated. He has a very organized way for parents to volunteer and at least 4 parents volunteer once a week. We ve had many fieldtrips both thru the class ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/07/09

New Traditions is a special place. Its small size (160 kids) and truly diverse population (one-third caucasion, one-third African-American, one-third Asian/Hispanic) make it unique in San Francisco. We love the late schedule; it starts at 9:30 which makes for relatively mellow mornings. It's full of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/08

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Test scores for New Traditions Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
New Traditions Elementary School
San Francisco 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 Francisco schools — New Traditions Elementary School is located at 2049 Grove St, San Francisco CA 94117. 2049 Grove St is in the 94117 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for New Traditions Elementary School is the San Francisco Unified School District. New Traditions Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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