Schools in San Marcos

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School Districts in San Marcos

District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Encinitas Union Elementary School District ELEMENTARY PK-6 9
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary ELEMENTARY PK-8 2
San Dieguito Union High SECONDARY 7-12 10
Escondido Union High SECONDARY 9-12 4
San Marcos Unified School District UNIFIED K-12 18
Vista Unified School District UNIFIED PK-12 26
Escondido Union School District ELEMENTARY K-8 23

Schools in San Marcos

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    10 R. Roger Rowe Elementary School

    There are people posting on this forum who clearly have an agenda. It just smacks of politics. So disappointing. If you're looking for facts, why not get them? - The Foundation DOES NOT have $5...

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    10 San Elijo Elementary School

    I feel so blessed to have my three daughters attend SEH elementary school. I have a third grader and two first graders who have all been enrolled since kinder. The teachers are wonderful! Every...

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    10 La Costa Meadows Elementary School

    By the time we're done we'll have had 3 boys all go K - 5th grade at LCM ... so proud and pleased so far. We have an 8th grader, one in 5th grade and a 4 year old who can't wait for Kindergarten at...

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    10 Olivenhain Pioneer Elementary School

    If you want your child to thrive, OPE is the place! The school is full of amazing teachers, Dr. Cameron is an incredible leader, and the children and families are welcoming and kind. Our two children...

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    10 Carrillo Elementary School

    We moved from a local community specifically so my daughter could start Kindergarten at Carrillo. The teachers are wonderful, caring individuals and the location is idyllic--such a peaceful campus....

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    9 Paloma Elementary School

    The strength of this school are the principal, Tracy Garcia, and the vice principal, Peggy Zapatta. These ladies are the first to arrive at school in the morning, and the last to leave at night. They...

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    9 Discovery Elementary School

    Wonderful school with committed, supportive teachers & staff. Parents are very involved as well. My children have attended Discovery for a combined total of 9 years, and we highly recommend it. My son...

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    8 Knob Hill Elementary School

    I moved to san marcos from a different city just so she could go to knob hill. Everything is so unorganized and chaotic. From playground to cafeteria and everything inbetween is out of control. When...

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    7 Twin Oaks Elementary School

    We moved to Twin Oaks from another highly rated San Marcos school, and the difference is night and day. Twin Oaks is a smaller school, and the teachers are so much more engaged in the success of my...

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    7 Richland Elementary

    Richland Elementary has really adopted the 'challenge your student' philosophy. One size doesn't fit all so it's been very refreshing to know that students aren't limited to the overall pace of the...

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    10 San Elijo Middle School

    The review written by a parent in April 2015 - true. My kid went through the same experience. This school has a higher ranking and higher student performance not because of the teaching but due to the...

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    10 Diegueno Middle School

    Very pleased with the school. The staff is very welcoming. Excellent communication between parents & staff. As far as academics it's too early to say, we just moved to the district.

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    10 R. Roger Rowe Middle School

    Great school, I attended K-8 and absolutely loved it. All of my teachers were wonderful, and for a public school, it is a top quality education. The class sizes are the same as a private high school....

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    8 Woodland Park Middle School

    It's an okay school. Teachers are pretty good. I also heard of Ms. Browning the LA teacher and the way she treats the students that the other reviewer mentioned. I rated it a 2 because we moved to...

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    7 High Tech Middle North County School

    If you do not mind below average teachers in the middle school and the fact your kid may have to carry the team they are assigned to because there is little accountability for poor performing team...

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    7 Bayshore Preparatory Charter School

    This is a 5 day a week onsite classroom. We are very happy to have found this K-12 school in December 2014. It's a gem of San Marcos! They have a lot of flexibility, individualized learning, and...

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    5 Rincon Middle School

    I am a single mom and I have had 3 children attend Rincon middle school. It has its up's and down's like any other school! I believe it should improve more in Bullying and more supportive with...

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    5 San Marcos Middle School

    Not only is the PI school, with unsatisfactory academic scores, but, many of the teachers and administration are very uncaring and unprofessional. The new principal they brought to the school seems...

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    3 Del Dios Middle School

    At first I was concerned about my children attending Del Dios - but whoa...what a great school. My kids are thriving with the help of the teachers and the support of the admin team. The school is...

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    3 Taylion San Diego Academy

    The staff consists of kind and caring individuals. Their focus is on working with the student to feel successful. Very open communication between staff and parents. We are thankful we found Taylion!

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    9 Mission Hills High School

    Mission Hills is an amazing school. I graduated last year with a bunch of art awards. The person who wrote about the ceramics teacher is far from being right. I had him and those who usually say they...

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    9 San Marcos High School

    In would rate the school 4 out of 5. We are still learning how it all works

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    9 High Tech High North County School

    The teachers are very well experienced but the curriculums they follow are way under grade level. The school is 2/5 in my opinion -DOES NOT MEAN IT IS WORSE THAN OTHER SCHOOLS. It is better than...

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    9 High Tech High North County School

    The teachers are very well experienced but the curriculums they follow are way under grade level. The school is 2/5 in my opinion -DOES NOT MEAN IT IS WORSE THAN OTHER SCHOOLS. It is better than...

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    9 La Costa Canyon High School

    My son is a freshman and didn't know anyone when he started school. He already has made some good friends (we are four months into the school year) principally because of marching band (the "Maverick...

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    8 San Pasqual High School

    My daughter is in her senior year at San Pasqual. I could not be happier with SPHS! She has loved her teachers, done well in her classes, and made many friends. I have found the staff to be very...

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    8 Rancho Buena Vista High School

    I'm pretty sure the principal told all the teachers to go leave a review on September 20, 2010. Lol.

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    7 Escondido High School

    First week and a half has been wonderful. The counselor spent a lot of time with us and got my son the exact classes he wanted. There are a lot of gang members there so he transferred to honors...

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    7 Bayshore Preparatory Charter School

    This is a 5 day a week onsite classroom. We are very happy to have found this K-12 school in December 2014. It's a gem of San Marcos! They have a lot of flexibility, individualized learning, and...

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    3 Taylion San Diego Academy

    The staff consists of kind and caring individuals. Their focus is on working with the student to feel successful. Very open communication between staff and parents. We are thankful we found Taylion!

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