Gallego Basic Elementary School

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6200 S Hemisphere Pl

Tucson, AZ 85706

(520) 545-3000

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 695

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Gallego Basic Elementary School

This school are slowly booted out all good teacher.It going down hill not like it use to be.Iam not recommended this school.The leadership does not appreciate all the hard work teacher sad but true.They need better management and leadership.

Posted by a parent on 05/20/14

I absolutly love this school. The teachers are great and the focus on the childrena education is awesome. They are going to a k-6 next yeat and im excited for that because the kids will be able to continue there growth without any set backs due to change of environment. I love Gallego

Posted by a parent on 04/03/14

This is a great school. My children went their last year, my third grader advanced way faster than he did in his last school, and his teacher was one of the best teachers I have ever met. Ms Hernandez is the best. My daughter started kindergarten last year and she is so far ahead in her reading because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/10/11

I went to this school today (3/3/11) to register my son. there was graffiti on the signs of the school, there are these huge gates surrounding the parking lot, there was trash in the parking lot as well. when i went it the two ladies in the front were talking did not welcome me, then they both looked ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/03/11

I was very disappointed with this school. This was a great school until they got a new principal. She approved a new school built that has no water fountains or restroom access while the children are playing outside. She is constantly yelling at the children which is very inappropriate and is never available ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/17/10

This is my daughter's 3rd year at Gallego. She has successfully maintained a straight "A" average in all her both regular and Sun program for the full 3 years. Please do not change a thing. It is an awesome Magnet School. The teachers are awesome and the principal is outstanding. Do I recommend this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/01/10

I love this school it rocks i wint thair for 3 years

Posted by a other on 04/11/10

I taught at this school for 2 years. It was a wonderful experience to work with such a dedicated, intelligent, knowledgable, loving, caring, group of educators. If I still lived in Tucson I would be delighted to send my children there!

Posted by a parent on 10/26/05

Gallego has a challenging curriculum and is focused on making the most of the actual education of the child. They focus on phonics based instruction for reading, writing and spelling. Gallego is the host for the gifted program for elementary age children within the Sunnyside district. This school has ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/22/05

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Test scores for Gallego Basic Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Gallego Basic Elementary School
Sunnyside Unified District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Tucson schools — Gallego Basic Elementary School is located at 6200 S Hemisphere Pl, Tucson AZ 85706. 6200 S Hemisphere Pl is in the 85706 ZIP code in Tucson, AZ The school district for Gallego Basic Elementary School is the Sunnyside Unified District. Gallego Basic Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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