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1850 Alpine Boulevard
Alpine, CA 91901

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(619) 445-2625
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February 13, 2012
I came to Alpine for the schools, that was 35 years ago. I had heard that Alpine had great schools and moved there. All three on my children went to school in Alpine. One has his own law firm, one works for a doctor, and one became a teacher. I would reccomend Alpine Elementary and Joan McQueen to everyone. Thank you Alpine Teachers!!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2011
There are many wonderful and decicated teachers but a few who tired and could retire or update. Recent principal leadership has been lacking but may improve with the new assignment. I would like to see and improvement in spirit based on challenge to increase student success.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2011
My daughters just finished 2nd and 3rd grade at AES this year. So far, we have had excellent teachers who have challenged them when appropriate and gave them support when needed. AES had a new principal this year, he is great at connecting with the kids and can be seen before and after school as well as at lunch and recess talking to parents and students. I feel the principal is very approachable and willing to discuss any issues a parent might have. The office staff is amazing! The 2 school secretaries know every child, most of the parents and keep the school running smoothly. I feel confident that I could walk into the office at any time of the day and ask where my child is and they will know where their class is and what they are doing. Although we live very close to AES, we are zoned to go to one of the other Alpine schools. We decided to transfer our kids into AES because of the down to earth feeling the school carries, and feel very good about our decision and will not think twice about transferring our younger kids into AES as well

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2011
My children have been to 2 other schools before Alpine Elementary. This by far is the best school they have attended. The staff is excellent! Outstanding teachers and all of my children are eager to learn.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2009
This school has high parent involvement, great teachers, and a safe campus. My only criticism would be lack of early intervention for my child who did not get an IEP until 6th grade - although I mainly fault the district for this deficit. On the positive side, the teachers were fabulous and went the extra mile to ensure success. Love AES, and have even transferred out of the 'new, high income-area school' to stay where the kids act like kids and parent involvement is truly about the kids and not the 'parent clique'. Recommend it highly.

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no rating September 22, 2009
We are super happy with AES. I had my child at another school in this district where there was a lot of bullying going on and it seemed like the administration was not doing anything about it. I moved my child over to Alpine Elementary and right away my child excelled. They have terrific teachers, and a wonderful office staff. The programs that they bring in are great and the field trip opportunities are awesome! We never had that at the other school in this district. I only wish that my child started from first grade at this school and not the other one.

- submitted by a parent
March 01, 2009
The staff truly cares about the well being of our children. I've had children go through the private school system and now through AES and I'm comforted in knowing my child is getting a good education and they are safe while at school. It's a close knit group (principal, teachers, support staff & parents) who all understand the importance of providing a positive learning environment for our children. Thank You

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2008
My children have enjoyed AES one of them is still currently enrolled and the other has moved on to JR. High. I have loved all the teachers except for one, and it's because she had her favorites and if your child was not a high achiever she didn't have the time for him or her. But other than that it has been a wonderful school! Mrs. Dietreck WE LOVE YOU! She is the best teacher out there and mad a huge impact on our lives!

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August 05, 2008
I have a child with diagnosed ADD and possible high-functioning Autism and he had a horrible time at AES. Most of the other boys in the school picked on him on every day to which the staff was very uncaring, and most of his teachers just did not want to deal with him. He is extremely intelligent and he would get easily bored in the classroom and was considered to be disruptive. One of his teachers suggested we put him on medication and we did thinking it would improve his situation. We tried several types and they all ended up making him sick and depressed. We finally moved him to the wonderful Home Schooling Program where he gets appropriate, challenging work (not just the time-wasting busy work he was getting at AES) and he is excelling naturally and is happy and feels valued for the wonderful, caring person that he is.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2007
Over all satisfied with Alpine Elementary. Would like to see music and sports encouraged. Have been very happy with teachers and parent involvement is great. My chief complaint is the traffic flow problem when dropping off students and picking them up. I worry that a child will be injured as the procedure is very dangerous with cars and buses waiting to get into the parking pickup area, and blocking traffic along Alpine Blvd. The buses need to load in a different location so the cars can have more room up top to pickup the students. You could get at least 3 cars at one time picking up their children instead of children running all over and into the streets. The buses could load at the lower parking area, and it would be safer for all. Please consider a change for our children's safety and ease for parents who pick up students.

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2007
The school is not much to look at but the quality of the teachers and staff has been excellent. The Gate program used to be very weak, but has improved the last few years. As with most schools in CA it lacks music, weak in art and athletics.

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November 17, 2005
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July 27, 2004
This is an excellent school. All of my children have attended AES and have gone on to the middle school prepared. The principal is easy to talk to and is available to work with you and your child through anything. The teachers are the best too! They worked hard to make sure my children were prepared for the next grade level.

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August 25, 2003
This school has become our family's home away from home. We just entered our third child into AES...and even though we moved into another grade school's district...we chose to keep our kids here. Our children are all high achievers, and the teachers at AES have all been very helpful in keeping them challenged. We have made a lot of friends here, and everyone we know has the same praise for this school district!

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Alpine Elementary School
1850 Alpine Boulevard, Alpine, CA  91901
(619) 445-2625
Last modified Alpine Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 1-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Alpine Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top