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10601 Manhasset Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308

(760) 247-7258
(760) 247-4406
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September 21, 2015
We moved here when my child was in 7th grade from La Verne Ca. I was worried about how he would transition. The kids and staff were super warm and friendly and he fit right in. It is a beautiful school and my son always said how good the food was. My child really enjoyed his 2 years here and I was so sorry it went by so fast! I can't say enough about the wonderful teachers and staff. The secretary was a sweetheart from the moment we walked through the door and made us feel so welcome. Mariana Academy is one big caring family! I have never seen any school quite as special.

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2015
I love Mariana Elementary school I whet here when I was a kid and now my two children go there. The Principal is a wonderful woman. Who doesn't just think about one person she try's to make a good judgement that can fit everyone's needs. Also it's nice to know almost all the he teacher too and comforting not only as a parent but as a student too. Although other people that help run the afterschool program are kind of rough around the edges especially the man in charge. he tends to be more friendly to other parents and rude to others not sure the reasoning behind this.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2014
I love the teachers, they really care... i don't care for a couple of staff members because they are rude but other than that it is a great school. Lots of fun activities and functions.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 24, 2010
The entire staff is caring. They support their students in very positive way.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
October 13, 2009
Teachers here really love the kids they teach!! Office staff always nice and easy to talk to. The best bunch of kids to teach.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 23, 2009
I love Mariana Elementary School because my granddaughter is being taught well there and she likes it very much.

- submitted by a community member

September 23, 2009
I am a parent and I volunteer at this school I am proud to say that my child has the opportunity to learn in Mariana's environment. The standard at this school is, children first! The staff and volunteers/ booster club really do care!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 22, 2009
Mariana is a great looking school, clean, nice staff. Love it.

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2009
I have 1 child at this school. Although she is only in kindergarten you can see certain things in a school. Mr. Mc Mahon is a great teacher. I am very happy that she is in his class this year. I couldn't ask for a better teacher for my child. The school can only do so much and it is up to the parents to make sure our children are getting what they need. If more parents were involved I am sure they wouldn't be complaining so much. Stop complaining and start doing something about it. Join the booster club and make a difference.

- submitted by a parent

July 15, 2009
I agree with the first review Mr Cleary is a great teacher,also don't care for the pricipal at all!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 13, 2008
I have 2 children at Mariana. They are 4th and 5th grade now, having spent thier entire school lives at Mariana. I am involved, as are many of my fellow parents. The teachers are ALL great. The front office is excellent. The exception has been in the role of Principal. Do not care for the current one at all. We have had 3 in 4 years. I vote for Mr. Cleary for Principal...He can turn this school into a 10 !!!

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2008
My daughter is in the 4th grade every teacher she has had was wonderful however, this school goes through principle left and right the newest Ms. Sims will not deal with you if you disagree with her on something, too many parents complain about non important issues such as where another parent can and can not pick up their child instead of worring about academic achievment or bullies, finally Mariana's test scores are way below the state and district requirements. The teachers so far up to the 4th grade are great considering what they have to deal with such as not enough funding for the school. I would recommend another school if academics is important to you and you want a principle who will listen to all parents.

- submitted by a parent

April 03, 2008
I love Mariana, I have taught there, and have had my neice, nephew and grandson attend Mariana over the years. It has a great staff, and teachers with the heart to teach. Keep up the great job!

- submitted by a community member

September 03, 2006
Teachers are great! Safety issues are of great concern as well as a lack of adult supervision on campus.

- submitted by a parent

December 28, 2005
New principal works better with parent's and student's needs, rather than always believing that the teacher is always right. GATE program could be better with more meetings and more field trips that expand student's experiences.

- submitted by a parent

December 06, 2005
I love this school and recommend it to everyone, my children have really grown here thanks to all the best teachers! The principal is very involved in the goings on and well being of the kids! The staff and parent volunteers are always looking for more ways to make the school an even better place for the children to grow! There is several extra things to help students already, there is music, befor and after school tutoring, Special teacehrs during school to help with the different learning levels! All students get special attention to make sure they are progressing the way they should and not falling behind!

- submitted by a parent

October 12, 2005
This school needs to offer more for children at risk of being held back. Proctors need to be more aware of children and ongoings

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2005
I went to Mariana School myself when I was a little kid, so I know that it is a fantastic school. The principal is great, the teachers are fantastic, and they have wonderful programs that really help the kids out.

- submitted by a student

January 03, 2004
I work at Mariana Elementary and love the staff, students and parents. We enjoy the enormous amount of work our Booster Club does for our school. The staff members are like family and the students feel the connection.

- submitted by a community member
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Mariana Academy
10601 Manhasset Road, Apple Valley, CA  92308
(760) 247-7258
Last modified Mariana Academy is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mariana Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top