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K-5
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Alameda, CA
Students enrolled: 383
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2025 Santa Clara Avenue
Alameda, CA 94501

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(510) 748-4005
(510) 523-6178
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August 10, 2014
My daughter did Transitional Kinder last year at Henry Haight and she had a wonderful experience. Me Shih was fantastic with the kids and easy to communicate with. The school is the most diverse in Alameda, it has wonderful garden and clean and safe facility. We are looking forward to starting Kindergarden this year and continue enjoying the wonderful staff and community. This school score needs to be updated to a higher rate.

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March 25, 2014
Our son is in his first year @ Henry Haight & we love it! Our teacher is excellent. The Principal is accessible, visible and involved. The PTA is working hard to involve parents and there are LOTS of community building events. The diversity of the school is amazing and is such an asset for all of us (students and adults). We have met with so many caring, dedicated, hard-working parents and teachers at this school! There is a truly wonderful garden program and a new "peacemakers" program. I think the Great Schools ranking should be higher because test scores went up so much in the last year. It seems like old data is being used.

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January 17, 2013
Our son is in his third year @ Henry Haight & he loves it! Teachers & principle are very competent and accessible. There is a strong core of parents involved in many areas of the school including a great school garden. My only complaint would be the 25-1 teacher to student ratio that forces teachers to teach to the middle, not challenging some students enough.

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September 18, 2012
My son went to this school for 4 years from kindergarten to 3rd grade. We loved this school. Teachers are very nice and dedicated. They are easily reachable by email or phone. And it's fully fenced and gated, so we feel secure. They have many field trips every year, which is good. Lot of class room activities for the kids in every grade.

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May 16, 2012
We really love this school! We have two children attending - one who always does well academically and one with special needs -- and both are thriving. The best thing about the school has been how professional and dedicated the teachers are. We also love the diverse, involved parent community. We feel so lucky that this is our neighborhood school.

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November 15, 2011
I love this school! My son is in kindergarten and so far I have found the principal to be very competent and accessible, his teacher to be kind yet firm, and the school climate to be very positive.

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September 14, 2011
We are starting our second year at Henry Haight elementary in Alameda and have a positive experience to share. Thus far we have experienced good, caring teachers and principal(s) - the previous pricipal retired early in 2011. There is a wonderful, supportive staff throughout the school and a very diverse (read: real world) school population. From what we see, the parental involvement is on the upswing over the last few years and people seem excited to be involved. Our daughter transferred starting at the beginning of second grade and she has been welcomed by the teachers/staff and she and we have found new friends whom we like very much. We look forward to being invvolved in school activities and having our second child at the school eventually.

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Henry Haight Elementary is a school with so much heart! The teachers put so much personal care and creativity into ensuring our children are not only learning, but loving the process of learning.

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March 29, 2010
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November 11, 2009
My daughter is thriving at Henry Haight! Her test scores are way above avarage. All her teachers k-4 have been excellent(4th grade now). The best principal any school could hope for- Ms. Harris is totally dedicated to these kids. Very diverse, and zero tolerance for bullying. Now if we could get the same amount of parents to help in the classrooms as show up to school functions! Great Science and Math nights each month. Science club is great. School garden in front is amazing! Best looking school in Alameda!

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May 14, 2009
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no rating April 12, 2009
Henry Haight School has been great. I think the most important aspect of a school is the teachers and the teachers at Haight are the best. You never hear of a teacher to avoid because they are all very dedicated, talented, and caring. My child has thrived in school. One of the special things not everyone knows is that Haight offers a really strong science program with a science club, science nights and an exceptional science fair. I would recommend Haight to any family.

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April 08, 2009
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no rating February 27, 2009
Wonderful diverse school with dedicated teachers. Academic Achievement award five years in a row. (Ony 8 schools state wide have won this award.)

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December 05, 2008
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October 31, 2008
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October 04, 2008
Henry Haight Elementary School is the most diverse elementary school in Alameda. It's reputation suffers in Alameda not because of the quality of it's curriculum or its staff, but because it is a Title One school, and many of its students come from economically challenged homes where the parents can't afford to work at school because they are too busy working two jobs to make ends meet. Despite all of this, Henry Haight has won the Title One achievement award five years in a row, and continues to raise test scores year after year. It is an excellent school with dedicated staff, and parents. The school was recently painted and retrofitted and a dedicated group of parents and citizens brought new life and beauty to the facility.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2008
Our daughter went into 3rd grade very behind the rest of the class. Thanks to Ms. Jones patience and excellent teaching skills we expect to get her caught up for 4th grade.

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July 28, 2008
We had a great experience with my son's kindergarter teacher. The school environment is nice and the principal is great! The school needs more parents involvement; the quality of the after school program is not the best and the extracurricular activities just can be made because there are few-but constant-PTA members that do ALL THE WORK.

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February 23, 2008
this school is bad bad bad..it made my child break an arm..it is horrible...

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January 21, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2007
The school's excellent test scores are a strong indicator of the high level of competence of the staff at Haight. The building was painted and upgraded in 2007. Overall Haight is a wonderful and diverse school with a dedicated and loving staff.

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May 10, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2005
Haight school offers some great options for ESL and students not at grade level. Many interventions and services are offered for those type of learners-however-the average learning who is at grade level is not challenged. Some of the teachers are awesome-some are to be avoided at all cost. Very low parent involvement-both in volunteering and with funds. It has been the same group of parents doing PTA and extras for the kids for many years.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 13, 2004
Haight Elementary School is an extremely diverse school with talented and dedicated teachers. Principals have been changed far too often causing little to no teamwork between principal and staff. Parent support is small and those who are involved work very hard.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2004
The quality of teaching has declined over the years as the best teachers leave for better pay or for positions with less politics driving the rules and regulations. Students are feeling more confined as well, and overall they seem depressed.

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Henry Haight Elementary School
2025 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA  94501
(510) 748-4005
Last modified Henry Haight Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Henry Haight Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top