William Saroyan Elementary School

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5650 W Escalon Ave

Fresno, CA 93722

(559) 276-3131

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 746

Students Per Teacher: 25

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for William Saroyan Elementary School

Excellent school with an excellent staff. It's too bad the district office moves so many admins and teachers around, but Saroyan seems to overcome their meddling and I am grateful that both of my Daughters had the opportunity to attend the school. Mrs. Nesseth, Mrs. Hall and Mrs. Bolton were all amazing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/18/13

This is an amazing school that is full of community support and involvement, wouldn't choose another!

Posted by a parent on 05/31/12

My son has been going to this school since 1st grade now. He loves all of his teachers and for the most part his classmates. I plan on keeping him in this school until he finishes 6th grade. The turnover of staff doesn't bother me, it happens. People come and go, that doesn't necessarily mean it's a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/12

Seems to be a lot of staff turnover over the years including the Principal and Vice Principal (position was elminated due to budget cuts). It is really hard to say anything about the quality of teachers because it changes from year to year. At present, we are thinking about switching schools because ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/11

I feel very lucky my daughter is able to attend Saroyan. I've been happy with all her teachers (she's gone there for 3 years) and pleased with the challenging curriculum.

Posted by a parent on 02/06/06

The academic programs are very level appropriate. The teachers that I have had the honor of having for my children have been very educational and charactar forming. The teachers have given my children the opportunity to realize thier potential. The teachers are very strict and yet very approachable if ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/05/05

I think Saroyan is a great school! We are very lucky to have our children go there. When our children were younger, they both had the best teacher ever. She was understanding and patient and really taught our kids important lessons. I would tell everyone to go here if they had the chance.

Posted by a parent on 05/14/05

My son has attended Saroyan since Kindergarten. Currently, he's 6th grader. This school has been awesome! The teachers have been wonderful. They have made learning fun and exciting for my son. I will be forever grateful for Mrs Nesseth because I believe she's the reason that my son has continued ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/08/04

Teachers at Saroyan have high student expectations, both academically and behaviorally. I love that my child is challenged and is expected to be the best he can be. Great teachers make a great school!

Posted by a parent on 02/16/04

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Test scores for William Saroyan Elementary School

CST* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
William Saroyan Elementary School
Central 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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Fresno schools — William Saroyan Elementary School is located at 5650 W Escalon Ave, Fresno CA 93722. 5650 W Escalon Ave is in the 93722 ZIP code in Fresno, CA The school district for William Saroyan Elementary School is the Central Unified School District. William Saroyan Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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