< View all schools in Chico Unified School District

Shasta Elementary School

6
6 reviews
Grades
K-5
Students
629
Type
Public
169 Leora Court
Chico, CA 95926
(530) 891-3141

Community Reviews

Read what parents are saying about Shasta Elementary School
My grandkids go to Shasta and they both LOVE IT!!! Shasta is notorious in Chico as not just one of the best, but "the best" school in our area.
Posted by a parent on 11/13/2013
Shasta Elementary provides the type of educational enironment that parents hope and wish for their children. Not only are there teachers who are excellent and focused on the needs of every child, there are a multitude of programs and fun activities that engage the student and famillies making the school feel like a community working together. The academics are excellent and I'm thankful for the teachers who set the bar high and help our students to learn to love learning. The principals is beyond excellent. I spent ten years at this school, with a son and daughter and can't say enough good.
Posted by a parent on 7/6/2011
We were a new family at Shasta this year and our boys thrived there. We welcomed from the very first day. Mr. Spini, the principal greeted us on the first day and walked us to both classrooms. The teachers communicated with us often, cared for our children and challenged them. Our older child had a teacher who was passionate about Science and that got him excited. Our youngest loved going to school everyday and blossomed as a reader. They really encourage the students to become good citizens, developing character as well as scholastics. Thanks Shasta!
Posted by a parent on 7/5/2011
Boy are we ready to be done with Shasta and the over-the-top nature of teaching to the test and focus on fundraising. All the teachers except one were excellent, but the homework load is too much for elementary level. The final straw every year is the Parents and Grandparents Day. The parent involvement level actually detracts from the quality of education, as the "helicopter" parents are there for their own child.
Posted by a parent on 4/25/2011
The staff in the office have always been pleasant, They are prompt with returning phone calls and tending to parent and student matters. This year my son is in 6th grade. My sons home work load is rediculous. I understand its important to be prepared for Jr. High. I have three older children that never had this much homework. . when they were in Jr. High. This is why I give Shasta three stars. We cant wait to be out of Shasta.
Posted by a parent on 4/12/2010
Read more reviews on GreatSchools.org

Nearby Schools

Browse other schools near Shasta Elementary School
GreatSchools ratings are based on test scores and additional metrics when available.
Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these schools. Learn more.

Chico schools - Shasta Elementary School is located at 169 Leora Court, Chico CA 95926. Shasta Elementary School is in the Chico Unified School District. Shasta Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K-5.

Homes with this school assigned