Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School

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21501 Deputy Jake Dr

Santa Clarita, CA 91321

(661) 287-4573

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 703

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School

My son is new to the school but so far I feel that the teachers care about the students...I lookforward to the next 3 year's.

Posted by a parent on 08/30/13

My daughter started at McGrath last year for first grade. The teacher's are awesome!!! My daughter loves her school. Mr. Heath, the principal, strives to make McGrath the best school. They have a great music program.

Posted by a parent on 09/24/12

Okay, I attend this school when itfirst opened and was pretty inpressed with the location. I had two teacher, I can only recall Mrs. Cape and thats it I do remember how bog the school was and clean it was, also a straff member that wprked their was my friends mom so it felt good there. Problem was some ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/26/11

Good points: Very clean and well maintained school. Teachers are fantastic and care about the school and children. The administration is good with their budget and use their dollars for the kids. Great music program. Great class sizes. Bad points: Rules are too strict and kids are expected to be cookie ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/10

We're new to the area so I began the registration process full of high hopes. Unfortunately, the experience has not been friendly or very welcoming. I brought the info req. only to find out other reg. materials were required and I only had a few days before school began to complete the task. I did ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/04/10

My children started attending McGrath two years ago and I am very pleased with how much they have learned. I read the previous reviews from parents and I couldn't disagree more. Yes they do seem to have many students that are learning English however the teachers that we've had do a great job making ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/04/10

I could not agree more a great deal of time is wasted in the class room on interpreting I beleive my child is slipping through the cracks of this arrangement she will not be attending Mc grath next fall. This school is great other than this issue they need to put in place a test that requires a child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/01/07

There are students attending this school that do not speak basic English. This is obviously an issue for the teachers who have to spend extra time with these students, as well as the non Spanish speaking students who miss out on time with the teachers. The school has hired a 'community liaison' who ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/05/06

Let me start off by saying this school has the best,and most wonderful teachers anyone can ask for. Both my children are students at McGrath, my daughter started this school when it first opened Sept.2003,now she is in the third grade and my son in second grade. This school has been the number one ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/28/06

Being a newer school I think they are doing pretty good. The PTA conferences are great tool for parents to know more about the kids and how they are doing in school. An area of improvement to assist both parents and teachers will be to give parents a school year schedule where the parents can assist ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/30/06

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Test Year: 2012
Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School
Newhall Elementary 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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Santa Clarita schools — Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School is located at 21501 Deputy Jake Dr, Santa Clarita CA 91321. 21501 Deputy Jake Dr is in the 91321 ZIP code in Santa Clarita, CA The school district for Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School is the Newhall Elementary School District. Dr. J. Michael Mcgrath Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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