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13400 Erwin St

Van Nuys, CA 91401

(818) 988-6292

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 850

Students Per Teacher: 20

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Erwin Elementary School

Erwin has a new principal who is very supportive of students, parents, staff, and faculty. We have a computer lab to prepare students for the new Smarter Balanced tests and life in a tech-driven world. Teachers at Erwin are very dedicated to their students and work collaboratively within and across grade ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 12/04/14

I really love Erwin St. Elem. My child receives quality education. He loves his teacher and his friends. The principal is very attentive to the children's needs. The principal also listens to & responds to feedback (positive & negative). From what I have witnessed, he wants to make our school better. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/14/14

Don't let that 5 fool you. This school is a gem! The teachers are engaging, the administration is dedicated, and the students are sweet. The PTA is under new leadership, and they're strongly committed to creating a community at Erwin and raising money for our students. If you live in the Erwin district, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/14

I have worked at multiple schools during my teaching career, and I have been happiest by far at Erwin (this is now my 7th year). We have dedicated teachers, a strong principal (Kevin McClay), and motivated students. Each year, the school invests in new technology and continued education and training ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/14/14

This is a wonderful school to send your children to. The teachers are dedicated to providing an enriching and fulfilling education. Teachers are friendly and professional. The principal is welcoming to parents and is an excellent school leader. Don't be mislead, come check out this great school for ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 08/14/14

Great school great teachers in a great neighborhood! Our kids are happy and thriving here. So glad the school is off of any busy streets right in the middle of a wonderful neighborhood.

Posted by a parent on 03/19/13

My child is in this school and the students who are English Learners they still,need more help in writing skills also in math all public schools need more after school programs or before school I wish the teachers,will volunteer and gave classes to kids.

Posted by a parent on 02/27/11

This school had a API score jump after a test taking methods/teaching to the test guru consulted with the school/teachers. A sure way to get scores up but does taking the SAT prep course really make anyone smarter - or just better at taking tests. There are some effective teachers but dismal quality ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/06/10

Great school, nice teachers, It has a gifted and Talanted education program, which offers a more challenging and faced paced curriculum for identified 3rd 4th and 5th grade students. it Also has a free preschool program which is great, overall I'm very happy with this school.

Posted by a parent on 08/23/10

I graduated from there in 2005 it is a great academic school and has many after shcool activities to offer.

Posted by a parent on 06/10/09

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School Profile for Erwin Elementary School

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Test scores for Erwin Elementary School

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Test Year: 2012
Erwin Elementary School
Los Angeles 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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Van Nuys schools — Erwin Elementary School is located at 13400 Erwin St, Van Nuys CA 91401. 13400 Erwin St is in the 91401 ZIP code in Van Nuys, CA The school district for Erwin Elementary School is the Los Angeles Unified School District. Erwin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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