Wagner Ranch Elementary School

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350 Camino Pablo

Orinda, CA 94563

(925) 258-0016

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 375

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

23 Parent Reviews for Wagner Ranch Elementary School

Finally --- A new principal at Wagner Ranch. It only took 10 years... It may take him a year or two to rebuild the community & reestablish trust/good communication ... BUT.... WR is now headed by a competent administrator , continues to be a beautiful school site with good teachers in a semi-rural ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/23/14

We had a wonderful experience at Wagner Ranch. The teachers are extremely committed, my children have enjoyed the school and have consequently flourished. It is a shame that the school has received bad press-it is based on a small group of parents that unfairly accused the school of wrongfully dealing ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/13

EXCELLENT experience. I am writing this review solely on my family's personal interactions with the teachers, staff, principal and overall educational experience. We have a daughter in the 1st grade who has had an exemplary educational, social and developmental experience. She has learned, met and exceeded ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/13

I have two kids, one already graduated from Wagner and is now at middle school and another in K-3. The education my older child received was great and the child is performing at top level at middle school, both in math and writing. My younger one loves going to school, being among great friends and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

My son attended Wagner Ranch K-5 and had a wonderful experience throughout. The principal is caring and provides good leadership to an exceptional staff of dedicated teachers. Most of the negative comments are unfounded and most likely posted by a group of disgruntled parents who wanted to oust her given ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/13

For the 3rd straight year Star testing at this Orinda schoool has dropped, They are teaching from the manual but our kids aren't getting the higher scores, I wissh my kids went to one of the other Orinda schools that have achieved higher star test scores. Must be the bad teachers? I don't think so!

Posted by a parent on 09/09/12

There has been a lot of bad PR regarding the Principal and the admin s process from the local residents of Wagner Ranch Elementary School in Orinda. There has been an exodus in great teachers and student transfers along with lawsuits against the school/district over the last three years. This goes along ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/28/12

We are thinking of moving to Orinda but are concerned with sending our son to Wagner Ranch given several of the comments. Are there still concerns with this school's leadership? (I gave this 5 stars so as not to negatively impact the overall community rating.)

Posted by a other on 05/21/12

Thank you to all the parents who spoke up and took action last year. I believe you and your children. We are moving back to the Bay Area and were thinking of moving to Orinda for the great schools. My husband and I found a wonderful house in our price range (we would have been sending our children to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/17/12

Excellent experiences is what we have had for the last 6 years at Wagner Ranch. We have loved our teachers and believe that the principal does a great job. She hires great teachers, maintains a healthy environment and has a clear understanding of academic priorities. We are looking forward to many ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/11

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Test Year: 2012
Wagner Ranch Elementary School
Orinda Union 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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Orinda schools — Wagner Ranch Elementary School is located at 350 Camino Pablo, Orinda CA 94563. 350 Camino Pablo is in the 94563 ZIP code in Orinda, CA The school district for Wagner Ranch Elementary School is the Orinda Union Elementary School District. Wagner Ranch Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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