Jensen Ranch Elementary School

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20001 Carson Ln

Castro Valley, CA 94552

(510) 537-6365

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 414

Students Per Teacher: 23

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Jensen Ranch Elementary School

Excellent school with a challenging level of work that pushes the kids but not too much. My child has been attending for 2 years now, and I feel like he's getting private school level education. Teachers are committed and knowledgeable, and the overall student conduct seems managed in a way that allows ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/13/12

This school provides a great learning environment and an all-around education for my kids. 90% of the teachers are very good. Can't speak for the rest 10%. There is at least one exceptionally great teacher in each grade, and because the teachers communicate well with each other the overall quality is ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/12

The teachers are great. They welcome parent participation, which allows them more time to actually spend with the kids & be able to spot problem areas early, before it actually becomes too difficult to correct. They teach the kids to work together & help each other out. Overall, the teachers, staff, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/15/10

Good kids; teachers must be doing an excellent jobs - as are their parents :)

Posted by a other on 09/16/09

Very challenging in terms of student workload with a very high degree of parental involvement verging on, dare I say it, over-involvement. You can expect to see moms come by to bring their kids lunch and clean their desks for them at noon. Teacher quality is generally high with a large percentage of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/08

Although the curriculum at Jensen is challenging, the support from teachers, staff, the principal and the very involved parents help the children achieve their personal and classroom goals.

Posted by a parent on 09/05/08

love love love the school and teachers. i love the sense of community in this neighborhood.

Posted by a parent on 06/15/08

The energy level and commitment of everyone in the Jensen Ranch community is amazing. The PTA gives the school what ever it asks. The principal is a leader with a clear vision for what she wants Jensen Ranch to become. The teachers work as a team and encourage parental involvement and the parents jump ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/04

I currently have a child attending Jensen Ranch and we love the school. The teachers we have had were engaging and caring. The teachers have been very welcoming towards the parents as volunteers and visitors. As a parent, I feel the school is giving a great well-rounded education for my child.

Posted by a parent on 02/15/04

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Test scores for Jensen Ranch Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Jensen Ranch Elementary School
Castro Valley 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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Castro Valley schools — Jensen Ranch Elementary School is located at 20001 Carson Ln, Castro Valley CA 94552. 20001 Carson Ln is in the 94552 ZIP code in Castro Valley, CA The school district for Jensen Ranch Elementary School is the Castro Valley Unified School District. Jensen Ranch Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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