Whitman Elementary School

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4050 Appleton St

San Diego, CA 92117

(858) 273-2700

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Grades: PK - 6

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 350

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

15 Parent Reviews for Whitman Elementary School

This school is amazing. The teachers are great, caring and are all about making a difference. The office staff is wonderful. This school is the only one in the entire district that offers an oral program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/14

Whitman is a great school with caring teachers who are making a difference in my child. I special love the extra curricular activities school offers, like an Annie's Art School and Music Villa and Heartlight classes. It is a great place where parents and teachers can offer their students a highly motivated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/27/14

Whitman Elementary is a highly diverse kindergarten through sixth grade school. It has a dedicated staff and very caring teachers. It also has an outstanding music program. All students receive one hour a week instruction in grade level standards based music. Third graders get extra music instruction ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 04/11/14

Whitman Elementary, a great neighborhood school in North Clairemont. I have four children who have attended Whitman. The dedication of the teachers is spectacular and they truly care about each student. For my family, attending a small neighborhood school, where my child can be a stand out student and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/09/14

This school is really trying to help these children as well as my daughter, the teachers help a lot to teach the kids so far I love what I see when get there , they spend a lot of time teaching the children in transitional kindergarten and kindergarten especially the staff in prime time ,appreciate them!

Posted by a parent on 10/07/13

Don't be fooled by the lower API! This school has such a wide range of students of all learning styles and abilities. Children are bused in from all over the district for their Deaf and Hard of Hearing program it's so good. The principal is one of the most caring I've seen. And the teachers really ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/31/13

I went to Whitman Elementary K through half of 2nd grade. And I Loved loved LOVED it there. It was the best Elementary school you can possibly go to, in my opinion. I learned to LOVE music in my years there, it challenged me in ways where I learned a lot more than I did in other schools. I am now an ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/17/12

I have been so fortunate to have my children and grand-children attend Whitman Elementary School. Whitmans teachers are both caring and have met the all of the individual needs of each child. They have enjoyed the music classes taught by Mr. Wazcek, who I can't say enough about. It is so nice at this ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/10/11

Whitman is a gem in the community of Northeast Clairemont. It is a small neighborhood school with teachers that truly care about each childs' academic success. The music that the children learn is absolutely life changing. My children began their love for music at Whitman with a great choir teacher. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/11

I have had four children attend Whitman Elementary School and it has been a very positive experience. The kindergarten teachers provide an excellent start and the caring staff, teachers and principal carry on that foundation in a manner that shows they truly love their students and their job. The music ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/10/11

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Test scores for Whitman Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Whitman Elementary School
San Diego 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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San Diego schools — Whitman Elementary School is located at 4050 Appleton St, San Diego CA 92117. 4050 Appleton St is in the 92117 ZIP code in San Diego, CA The school district for Whitman Elementary School is the San Diego Unified School District. Whitman Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 6.
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