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400 Packet Landing Road
Alameda, CA 94502

(510) 748-4003
(510) 523-5837
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June 03, 2015
My Daughter is finishing up her 5th grade year at Earhart and we have been very happy at the school. First of all the principal, Mrs. Dean, is an amazing leader. She goes beyond what is expected for her students -- she actually cares! I had the opportunity to volunteer in my daughters classes in her younger years and everyday Mrs. Dean would come by and observe each class. The staff and teachers have all been very supportive too. The Earhart community has also been welcoming and look out for each ohter. The way the school operates is like a well oiled machine, they transition and prepare the kiddos beautifully as they move up in grade, there is a pick up /drop off system that is enforced and works, and front office staff knows the students by name. The 5th grade teachers have worked very hard to prepare the kids for middle school so my child feels more then ready and confident about moving on. Thank you to the whole Earhart Family (especially Mrs. Dean, Mrs Bryant, Ms Cheung & Ms Salcines) for the positive influences and impact you have had on my girls life!

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March 23, 2014
Amelia Earhart is a fantastic school. We have many wonderful teachers, a very strong principal, and a great parent community. Our school is noteworthy for its unique math, science and music program. We integrate these three disciplines and have a full-time science teacher. All students in K-5 attend weekly science labs and review science topics and concepts in their home room class. The science education our children receive is amazing and on par, if not better, than private education.

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March 31, 2009
Amelia Earhart is an outstanding school with very active parent community involvement. The teachers for the most part are wonderful and the principal is very supportive and hands-on at the school. We like it here a lot!

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April 29, 2008
I started first grade at Amelia Earhart in 1979, and even had the opportunity to meet Amelia's sister when she spoke at our school. My daughter now goes to Earhart and is able to experience and enjoy the same enrichment I had twenty nine years ago! I want to thank all of our devoted and caring teacher's, administration, volunteer's and of course are awesome kid's! Earhart Rule's!

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September 22, 2007
The education in this school is outstanding. I could see the achievement of my childern going to Amelia Earhart

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February 23, 2007
Although my child is only a kindergartner, I have been pleased with the quality of education, the diversity of the student body, the fun and interesting activities and crafts and the outstanding level of parent involvement.

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January 26, 2006
Parent involvement is at a really high level here! Although there is not enough art, music, and phys ed in school due to budget constraints, there are many afterschool and community programs available. I have enjoyed my son's teachers, and feel he is getting a great education and experience for a public school.

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October 16, 2005
Teachers in Amelia Earhart school are very involved in children's education. PTA staff contribute a lot of their time to raise funds for the children's field trips, etc.

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September 14, 2005
Earhart provides an excellent, well rounded educational experience to its children. The teachers are talented and devoted. The PTA is very involved.

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July 14, 2005
Offers strong well-rounded education, emphasizing academics as well as music, art, P.E. High parent participation. Very good school.

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March 10, 2005
Both my children have attended Earhart from Kindergarten. The school community is active and most teachers in the lower grades welcome parent volunteers. PTA raises a lot of money to pay for field trips, music, art lessons etc. While there are one or two teachers who are 'burned out' the large majority of the faculty are motivated and skilled professionals who genuinely love the children and put in extra hours and effort to help all succeed.

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February 22, 2005
Over all we felt this school was great. Our child got a really good education here, the academic programs are high quality. The availability of extracurricular activities were wonderful. Draw backs: The school is too small for the amount of students and the bathrooms were poorly maintained. The biggest complaint we had was the Principal.

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January 30, 2005
I would rate this school great in all of these categories, although some of it is due to PTA sponsored programs.

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January 05, 2005
Parental involvement is amazing. PTA contributes over $100k from fundraising per year allowing school to include fantastic art, music and computer programs for the students, training for teachers and other programs for parents.

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December 27, 2004
Overall, this is a very good school - but if you have a child with ADHD or one that is simply 'high-spirited' and 'full of energy' -- you'll need to be vigilant to ensure that his/her needs are meet. Parents are very involved and the school has a terrific enrichment program. It costs extra, but includes everything from Mandarin to Theatre to Karate. Teachers tend to stick around a while and it's worth the high price of homes in the area to know that the expectation are high academically.

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October 17, 2004
We are very unhappy with the principal.

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April 13, 2004
Outstanding school - teachers are committed, parents are involved, and the principal acts with integrity - its about the kids, not pet programs. Students have lots of opportunities to shine.

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January 29, 2004
This school is outstanding! It is a dream school. It has great teachers and parents, and the ability to come together and fix problems when they arise. Lets be honest and say that it sure helps that it is located in a rich neighborhood. My daughter loves it. She is great! GO EARHART!

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September 02, 2003
Earhart good points: Involved parents, achieving kids, good teachers, nice neighborhood, many PTA provided extras. Minuses - Feels very overcrowded (built for 300 - but now has 631 kids), many portables, small playground, poorly maintained grassy field.

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April 23, 2003
My son attended this school for 3 years and loved it! The extracurricular classes that can be taken after school are entensive if you have the money to pay for them. The teachers were very good and helpful.

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Amelia Earhart School provides a strong academic program with incredible parent and community support to insure student success. Parents volunteer daily in classrooms supporting student learning. Community volunteers participate in the "I can read" program by reading with individual students each day.

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Amelia Earhart Elementary School
400 Packet Landing Road, Alameda, CA  94502
(510) 748-4003
Last modified Amelia Earhart Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Amelia Earhart Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top