Ortega (jose) Elementary School

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400 Sargent St

San Francisco, CA 94132

(415) 469-4726

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 286

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

33 Parent Reviews for Ortega (jose) Elementary School

Where do I begin? As J.O.E.'s Principle, Jolynn Washington possesses all the best leadership qualities one should expect from a person in her position. She's strict yet compassionate, bright but not arrogant, approachable but has boundaries. I can't say enough about her. Her passion for teaching is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/13

this is a great school...all the staff are so nice! They are very helpful and very patience to answer all my questions.Principal ,Miss Li and Miss Chen are great!!!!!! Thank you so much for take care my daughter:)

Posted by a parent on 03/31/13

We are very grateful to placed at Jose Ortega; this is our second year and both of our kids are very happy to go to school. We transferred our older one to Jose Ortega last year and he really LOVE Jose Ortega. He asked us last school year if he can stay at Jose Ortega for the next school year. The ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/12

I'm so proud to say my daughter is a student at Jose Ortega ES. This is our third year and our experience - and the school's test scores - keep getting better and better. There's no such thing as an "oh no" teacher assignment here. Every teacher has impressive tenure, is attentive to all students, strives ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/12

I am so thankful that my daughter is at Jose Ortega. While the parking and early morning start (7:50am), is challenging to get used to, I can't ask for more from a public school. The children wear uniforms, they have incredible teachers, low turn over, a parent committee who is devoted to raising money ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/13/12

Jose Ortega is a joyful school where parents truly care about their children's education. We are in the GE Kindergarten program and have been very pleased so far. Aside from stellar educational goals and caring teachers, some of the highlights of this school are gardens flourishing with fruits and vegetables, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/11

My daughter is in 1st grade at Jose Ortega and I feel like we literally won the lottery. The principal is a strong and compassionate leader, the teachers are first rate and the parents have created a nurturing community.

Posted by a parent on 09/07/11

Jose Ortega has exceeded my expectations thus far. As a new parent w/ a child in the Mandarin immersion program, we were warmly welcomed by both the teachers, administration and other parents. There is a strong community working together to raise and educate children. It's an exciting place to learn ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/06/11

JOES is a true gem of a school! Fantastic principal leadership, knowledgeable and dedicated staff, active and involved parents, and close-knit, welcoming community. Other highlights: a thriving Mandarin immersion program, a diverse student body that feels like real San Francisco, an innovative art program, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/11

I love Jose Ortega because it has a Mandarin Immersion program and my daughter is learning to speak Chinese. I love that the school is small and everyone knows one another, so it feels like a big family. I love that the school has a strong arts program. I love the location on top of a hill that overlooks ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/25/10

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Test scores for Ortega (jose) Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Ortega (jose) 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 — Ortega (jose) Elementary School is located at 400 Sargent St, San Francisco CA 94132. 400 Sargent St is in the 94132 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for Ortega (jose) Elementary School is the San Francisco Unified School District. Ortega (jose) Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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