Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School

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3697 La Mirada Dr

San Marcos, CA 92078

(760) 290-2000

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 630

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School

Since my son began kindergarten at Alvin Dunn, my husband and I have been astounded at the impact the program has had upon our son. Although our five-year old spent three years at a private Montessori school prior to entering Kindergarten, his love of learning took off exponentially when he began kindergarten ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/13/13

Although I live in NY, my grandson attends this school and I was really impressed with the way he read after completing the first grade. While visiting over the summer he loved reading to me and I believe he reads better than my other grandchildren who attend school in NY.

Posted by a other on 08/31/10

this school is great good enviroment for the kids they do recognize the child effort.

Posted by a parent on 04/22/09

Up until recently, this school was really polarized with teachers who were excellent and others who were extremely poor. If you know who the good teachers are (and they're not always the most popular because they are the most strict), you can 'navigate' your child through the school. However, the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/01/07

Alvin Dunn Elementary is the rising star of the San Marcos School District. The instruction is rigorous and the teachers are fantastic! The principal and the assistant principal are helpful and know all of the kids. What a great school!

Posted by a parent on 05/27/05

Mrs Johnston is a wonderful, loving Kindergarden teacher. I enjoyed having my child in her class.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/04

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Test scores for Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School
San Marcos 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 Marcos schools — Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School is located at 3697 La Mirada Dr, San Marcos CA 92078. 3697 La Mirada Dr is in the 92078 ZIP code in San Marcos, CA The school district for Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School is the San Marcos Unified School District. Alvin M. Dunn Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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