West Portal Elementary School

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5 Lenox Way

San Francisco, CA 94127

(415) 759-2846

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 580

Students Per Teacher: 24

Parent Reviews

100 Parent Reviews for West Portal Elementary School

Principal Lucey is great. Mrs Callaghan, the elementary coordinator is also super-helpful. My son loves this school.

Posted by a parent on 10/09/13

This is an amazing school. I have 2 sons here. One I the general education track and one in the Chinese immersion track. They have both had wonderful teachers. We feel very fortunate to be a part of this community.

Posted by a parent on 09/02/13

We've had girls in the Chinese Immersion program @ West Portal for the past 6 years and have seen a great school continue to improve. The principle is really strong, engaged, present and available. He addresses issues raised. Most of the teachers are really wonderful. But, as one would expect, there ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/13

Our daughter started K in the Chinese Immersion Program this fall and she loves her teachers and school. She really enjoys her weekly music class, twice a week PE class and special art program. The school's parent community seems very organized and active, especially with fundraising and special events. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/17/10

The teachers are very friendly and helpful. It has a great atmosphere and the school culture is very attentive to parents needs. It also has a great Bilingual Immersion Program (Chinese/English). In addition, it is located in a great neighborhood that allows foot access to many of it's neighboring ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/29/10

My daughter is in 1st grade and in the Chinese Immersion Program. This is a very popular school in a great neighborhood. The teachers, staff, and principal are awesome. The parent participation/volunteering is even better. Academics and extra curricular activities are well-rounded. Our daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/10

Great teachers, great enriched programs, high parents involment, culture deversity reflection.

Posted by a parent on 05/21/10

West Portal Elementary is a great school. The entire staff; the principal, all the teachers, all the supporting teachers/helpers, and the custodial staff; all strive to make West Portal Elementary the best place for children to learn. I believe that the children have fun while going to school!

Posted by a parent on 05/16/10

My daughter loves her school and would like to go to school 7 days a week. Their Chinese Immersion Program is the first in the nation with experienced and devoted teachers.

Posted by a parent on 05/08/10

Because the students, parents and faculty are always there willing to help one another...

Posted by a parent on 05/08/10

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Test scores for West Portal Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
West Portal 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 — West Portal Elementary School is located at 5 Lenox Way, San Francisco CA 94127. 5 Lenox Way is in the 94127 ZIP code in San Francisco, CA The school district for West Portal Elementary School is the San Francisco Unified School District. West Portal Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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