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K-5
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Antelope, CA
Students enrolled: 739

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8343 Palmerson Drive
Antelope, CA 95843

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(916) 770-8816
(916) 727-0373
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October 08, 2014
This school definitely has some amazing teachers. Many have been around for a long time. But this year is a very different year. The best teachers cannot shine in the shadow of poor leadership. It's very sad to see the confusion it creates for the kids. I'd give the prior years 4-5 stars. It's a mess, and we miss the positive energy Mr. Knox brought to this school.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2014
My son attended TK(transitional kindergarten) at Antelope Meadows. He had absolutely the best teacher possible Mrs. Greta Monroe. He flourished during the year and all because of her. Unfortunately, the school district/school did not re-hire her for this coming school year. Why? Why do they choose the teachers based on their tenure instead of quality and talent? I am very sorry for all of the kids who will not benefit from such a great teacher. My son and I appreciate all you have done for us, Mrs. Monroe!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
i love antelope meadows! great teachers and nice school. I actually went to antelope meadows when i was in second grade. proud to have my daughter attending

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2013
I have been very satisfied with the teachers and staff at Antelope Meadows. The teachers are very good with the kids and really go out of their way to make sure the kids are successful. The PTA is awesome and they have so many activities. It really feels like a close community. Overall I think this is great school.

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2013
My ex moved to the area .My son was going to a school that was k-6. We where having issues with bullies so we decided to take him out of that school and put him in antelope.meadows even though it was k-5 and my son would only be here for one yr. All I can say was best decision ever. The kids and staff made my son feel welcomed. He had a wonderful yr ;)

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2013
Antelope Meadows is a awesome school, we just moved into Antelope from the Bay Area, and I can truley say that this school has alot of great assets to it. 1. the PTA does amazing activites for the children and families!! 2. The front office staff are so friendly! 3. Mrs Talley is a awesome teacher, kiddos to her! 4. It is a nice campus 5. They have a Science teacher for 4/5 graders and a Art&Music program ran by parents...Ok here is what I don't like... the supervision of the students STINKS, I am always parked (waiting till school lets out) in the back where the playground is, and I am always seeing teachers during the childrens Freeplay time talking to eachother, and not watching the students, I can't tell you how many times I have seen kids being bullied in and around the playground areas, and no one is seeing this...I had to tell this one boy to stop picking on this other boy, it's EVERYONES job to STOP bullying, so if the teachers arent doing their job, a parent has to help the victim of bulling...I wish they would put a fence up around the school...but other than that my child has learned so much at this school, and keeps thriving...kuddos Antelope Meadows!

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2013
Antelope Meadows is a great school. My kids did an interdistrict transfer to this school after having attended a school in the Center district, and my kids have been given so many more opportunities to achieve here than in their former school. Also the teachers and staff are all very positive and my kids couldn't be happer. The PTA is great, and the school events they put on are very well organized and just a lot of fun for the whole family.

- submitted by a parent
May 07, 2011
I gave Antelope meadows an average rating. The teachers are wonderful but the new Principal is less then to be desired. He lacks confidence to do his job correctly. Lets hope he learns from his mistakes and inspires his teachers & students to want to come to school.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2011
To agree with a prior review, we did as well only want to work within the boundaries of this school after careful research of the school and community. We are so happy and our child has excelled within the couple months of being here. Keeping it college focused and allowing the kids to "look out of the box" encapsulates a vision of a successful future partnered with a love of learning while making it tangible to the student. The events are so fantastic that you never want to miss them due to the commitment and continuity of the Principal, the staff and the parents!

- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2010
Love this school! The teachers have been wonderful and the staff as well. We would highly recommend this school to everyone.

- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2010
I am really pleased with the school overall. With a child in Kindergarten, I didn't know what to expect. Our teacher is wonderful, PTA is fantastic, the grounds are lovely...we couldn't be happier.

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no rating April 25, 2010
With all the teachers that are always there, and involved in the student's learning, I feel that this is one of the best schools that my kids have gone too, (and I have had them at a couple schools.) I am actually so impressed with the school that when we decided to buy a home, we told our agent that the school boundaries were our boundaries.

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March 22, 2010
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May 05, 2009
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no rating March 28, 2009
Both of my kids went through Antelope Meadows and it was the best school we've ever been to! The staff is so wonderful and caring. Kudos to Mr. Knox, Mr. Freeman and Mrs. Smith. You guys are the best!

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October 22, 2008
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June 02, 2008
My son is just finishing 2nd grade. Great school! He has been there since kindergarden and will finish his elementary there.

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May 18, 2008
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May 12, 2008
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March 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2007
this is a great school. My daughter is in 5th grade now . Perfect teachers : mrs. DE Cur, mr. Graham, and now Mrs. Gaila. They are so organized!!! great academic programs!! Good job!

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August 14, 2007
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no rating June 08, 2007
My son attended Antelope Meadows for K-2 and we were very happy with the school. We especially like the amount of parent involvement and community feeling.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2006
I am very pleased with this school. My son was here from k-5 and improved each year he is now a freshmen in HS and still goes back to see his teachers here. My daughter in now in 2nd grade and doing awesome. She has the same teacher my son did for 2nd grade!! Her K & 1st grade teachers were awesome. This school has some of the best academic programs in the district. Parent involvement is outstanding. I recommend this school. The school, teachers, staff and the district are best.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2006
This school is way above average. We moved from the North Bay where my daughter was in the 'best' school in the area and Antelope Meadows far exceeds that school. The after school programs and quality of education are superior. The choir, drama and art clubs are amazing. As always, public education is what you make of it and being involved is always going to put you ahead of the class. The school is large but it truly has a small town feel because of the wonderful staff. They really go out of the way to get to know each child.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2006
We have been very happy with this school. My son went in from a homeschool environment. His teachers were great and the principal and staff supportive. It is a very large school of 900 but the classes run smoothly with a behavior system that works for most kids. Communication is the key. Email or ask how your child is doing. Meet the principal and staff, volunteer( they always need art docents and it is easy and fun). They also have community events you can take your family to at the school that the pTA puts on. I would recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2006
Good school...but if you have a child who is different(above average intellegence with testing), they are not able to venture to far to support your child without you having to jump through hoops for help. It is not true that they want parent involvement...they only want it if you are quiet and stay out of the way. God help you if you want information like what is you childs reading level or ask other questions. They assume you need information for a problem.

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January 20, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2005
I had my three daughters in this school for the past 3 years. The teachers are great and the principle leadership is wonderful. The school area is very safe. The academic process in this is wonderful compared to other schools.

- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2005
It is great school. Teachers and principle leadership are wonderful

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August 19, 2005
My child started Kindergarten this year and I am very impressed With the personal attention Mrs. Campbell gives to each student.' Mrs. Campbell is has a great personality.

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August 15, 2005
My child started Kindergarten this year and I am very impressed witht the personal attention Mrs. Franklin gives to each student.

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June 27, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2005
Antelope Meadows is a great school academically. Parental involvement has made it possible to keep art, P.E., and other programs available to our children. It has excellent teachers and the principal has made his staff happy to be there. I know a new principal is starting next year but the staff seems to really support her also.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2005
My child has had tremendous academic growth in the 3 years attending Antelope Meadows. His STAR testing scores have increased to advanced levels, along with many of his classmates. Teachers have always been extremely helpful and truely are about the welfare and wellbeing of the children. They offer additional homework help for children in need of a little extra assistance. Drama and chorus are offered, as an afterschool program, but little focus is spent in this area. Most focus is on Reading and academics. I would recomend Antelope Meadows to anyone looking for a great school for their children.

- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2005
There are currently no sports activities, and the art program is run by parents, I would like to see more exta curricular activities offered. Academically the school seems to do very well, and parent participation is greatly encourage with many programs offered.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2004
As a parent of a current student entering 2nd grade and a former student just graduated from 5th I have to say that I wouldn't want my children attending anywhere else for their impressionable years. It's the whole purpose we moved to Antelope. Antelope Meadows is the most fabulous school around. Mr. Kurtz is so wonderful and so concerned about the students. I have to give kudos to 3 outstanding teachers who know how to work with children, and I believe teacheing is their true calling, those teachers are Mrs. Olcomendy and Mrs. Flores, who stuck with my son through thick and thin out of love for their students, and then there is Mrs. Astle who took my oldest son under her wing, we can only hope that our middle child will have her for 3rd grade, as well. My final word for Antelope Meadows: Awesome!

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2004
Prinicipal seems like he wants to cover up problems not fix them. Teachers are great, parent involvement is great although at times you can't help becausce the same parents over & over volunteer their time besides the leadership this is a graet school that is improving staedily.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2004
Antelope Meadows is a wonderful school. My kids are challenged academiclly. In fact the teachers posses the skills and caring to identify if your child needs help in a specific subject area and go the extra mile to help students achieve. Not only do all the kids adore the Principle Kurtz he also earns the respect of parents.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2004
My daughter recently tranferred from a private school that she had attended since preschool to Antelope Meadows. Prior to her first day, the office arranged for us to meet her new teacher. She was very pleasant, took the time to answer all our questions and our daughters. The class room was decorated in a very child friendly manner and we were all at ease on her first day. Her teacher buddied her up with a different girl in the class for each activity so she could get to know all of them, not just a select few like some schools I've heard have done. Our daughter now looks forward to school and the new friends she has made.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2004
This school is fabulous. The principal goes above and beyond. I would not even consider sending my children to another school.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2004
I just read the negative review to Antelope Meadows and am appalled; this is by far the best elementary school in the area! The personnel do take security very seriously; as a matter of fact I am asked every time I am on campus who I am going to see if I do not have a visitor's badge on. And, as far as academics, I love how the principal and vice-principal turned out to be blue after the school reached their 'just read' goal; that was an awesome motivator for the kids! I can not be more pleased that my two kids go to this school!

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December 07, 2003
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November 07, 2003
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- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2003
Last year i graduated the fith grade from Antelope Meadows School. I have been there since kindergarten and have never missed a year. This year I have to go to Antelope Crossing Middle School from 6-8th grade. The last day of school, I felt like I was leaving a second, home because I've been there from 6 to 11 years old. And I was familiar with it since 2 and a half because my older sister went to this school to. I love this school so much and it is very welcoming to new students. If I could, I would take this whole school over again from kindergarten!!!!! Mr. Kurtz is an awesome principal!!! Thanks for checking out my former school and hope you go to it!!! Bye!!! I graduated this school in 2003 with the best fith grade teacher ever, Miss Lloyd!!! Sincerely, Sabrina, the former student

- submitted by a former student
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Antelope Meadows Elementary School
8343 Palmerson Drive, Antelope, CA  95843
(916) 770-8816
Last modified Antelope Meadows Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Antelope Meadows Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 45 reviews. Top