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1600 Schoolhouse Way

San Marcos, CA 92078

(760) 290-2803

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,500

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

50 Parent Reviews for San Elijo Middle School

In the realm of Academia, this school seems to have a good grasp on providing a rigorous, yet fair program for its students. It is technically advanced and has a beautiful campus. However, as far as student life and quality of the education experience...this school is missing the mark. The short time ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/05/14

San Elijo Middle School is a rigorous school with high expectations for all students. The teachers are caring and dedicated.

Posted by a parent on 10/31/13

San Elijo Middle School is an excellent middle school with strict rules that are followed through by the teachers and administration. Middle schoolers need these rules! 2 of my children have gone here and have only had great experiences. Almost every teacher we've had is amazing and willing to meet ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/26/13

I went to San Elijo, and I have to say, this school is absolutely horrible! The asst. principal and supervisors are the rudest staff there. They care more about dress code and no gum. The asst. principal is strict, and just ridiculous. There were cops and sniffing dogs, the principles check the student's ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/09/13

I don't get the negative comments. Both of my kids are happy with this school. I have personally met with all my kid's teachers and can only say good things about their dedication and work ethic. Both my kids are straight A's and I suspect that the negative comments are coming from parents whos kids ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/13/13

As an eighth grader, And knowing this school pretty well. It is a terrible school, even my mom says so, she says it has bad teachers, supervisors, etc. and I agree 100%! One day I came in late and asked the supervisor at the desk what period it was, she told me ending of first, i said thanks, have a ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 07/29/13

Some of these negative reviews seem like they are written by a flunking 8th grader, or parents who are a little behind the times, such as not wanting to teach kids about conservation or evolution (BTW, the standards are set by the state, and not the school). SEMS is a very good school in an average ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/18/13

The teachers have no control over their students, at least they aren't trying to do anything about it. Kids in the classrooms use crude language, disturb the class, and are a real pain. I have gone to the school counceling office before about a disturbing video in science class that went against my religion ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/01/13

I do not understand why Mr. Hall is hiring the rudest parents as supervisors. I don't feel safe for my children.

Posted by a parent on 04/03/13

Another good year at SEMS! Child number two is currently in 6th grade. Although not as strong academically as my oldest, I so appreciate the excellent communication with the teachers. They always respond so quickly to my inquiries. Recently my son had an issue with another student and I thought it ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/13

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Test Year: 2012
San Elijo Middle 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 — San Elijo Middle School is located at 1600 Schoolhouse Way, San Marcos CA 92078. 1600 Schoolhouse Way is in the 92078 ZIP code in San Marcos, CA The school district for San Elijo Middle School is the San Marcos Unified School District. San Elijo Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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