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2125 Story St

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 596-4070

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 350

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Hawthorne Elementary School

My son has been going here for the past two years and he loves it. All the teachers and staff are extremely helpful and genuinely care about each of their students.

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

This school will restore your belief in the public school system. We have attended for 3 years now, and look forward to the next three. From the enthusiasm and knowledge of the teachers, to the commitment and interest of the support staff - we have been thoroughly impressed with this elementary school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/12/12

This is a wonderful school. All the teahers, staff and principal, care about the students and they are very good at communicating with both the student and their parents. This school is a hidden treasure with so much positive energy. I wish I would have transferrred my child here sooner.

Posted by a parent on 08/31/08

My son attends the special day class for kindergarteners at Hawthorne and it has been a wonderful experience for both of us. The teacher and the paraprofessional aides are tuned in to his needs and provide a unique educational program and supplies for him and he is progressing well. The kids have music ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/16/07

I had no idea when reviewing elementary schools in our area, what a truly unique place Hawthorne is. Once we began Hawthorne, and started to really get to know the staff, teachers, principal and parents at the school we had no doubt we had made the best choice. The programs that are in place to reach ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/15/07

This is an amazing school, full of love and friendship. I am glad to attend Hawthorne.

Posted by a student on 09/25/07

I am proud to say I have a 6th, 3rd, and 2nd grader all at Hawthorne and all have attended since kindergarten. Hawthorne is an amazing place. The teachers work together to accommodate a range of learning requirements and I have always felt that my child's individual needs have always been met (above ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/07

Hawthorne School is a hidden jewel. It is truly a family, and with high academic goals. Hawthorne is a wonderfully diverse school, truly a slice of real-life.

Posted by a parent on 08/28/07

I think Hawthorne is a hidden gem. The close-knit community, dedicated teachers, and amazing programs like chess club, Spanish Club, etc., are excellent. I like that all the kids don't look alike, dress alike, or come from the same cultural background. The intimate class settings and abundance of aides ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/06

Hawthorne has been a great support system to our children's education. Our principal takes a proactive roll in the team membership it takes to educate and raise our children in today's pressures. I feel that my children are invited to a variety of extraciurricular activities. Our PTA meeting had an ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/05

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Test scores for Hawthorne Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hawthorne Elementary School
San Luis Coastal 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 Luis Obispo schools — Hawthorne Elementary School is located at 2125 Story St, San Luis Obispo CA 93401. 2125 Story St is in the 93401 ZIP code in San Luis Obispo, CA The school district for Hawthorne Elementary School is the San Luis Coastal Unified School District. Hawthorne Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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