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Aptos, CA
Students enrolled: 444

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6860 Soquel Drive
Aptos, CA 95003

(831) 688-5211
(831) 728-6491
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June 15, 2015
We love this school. The teachers are very attentive and the principal has a passion for education and the kids! We are moving and my girls are very sad to leave this beautiful gem!!! Mr. D rocks!!!

- submitted by a community member

April 17, 2014
Mar vista has a cheery kind atmosphere when ever I have been there for my grand sons.....THis year my 4th grader has had many interesting field trips and projects that have been impressive to hear about and see. My 3rd grader has grown and developed a wonderful academic awareness with such positive support from his teacher and Resource Teacher ......what a gift for him (and us) this year. A happy and successful school year makes such a difference for students, parents and family.

- submitted by a community member

March 24, 2012
Barbara & Dorthy in the office are wonderful. All the teachers go above and beyond. My kids have thrived at this school.

- submitted by a parent

April 19, 2010
Mar Vista just became recognized as a 'California Distinguished School' this year. The level of parent involvement and dedication is exceptional, the leadership is spirited, and the diversity of the student body makes it an interesting and fun learning environment.

- submitted by a parent

April 19, 2010
The parent involvement is above and beyond, everyone contributes and care's. The whole school works together to find resolutions for everything.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 24, 2009
Beautiful environment, amazing teachers and administrator. Lot of parent involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 24, 2009
Great learning environment and the most dedicated leadership I have seen in decades.

- submitted by a parent

September 23, 2009
Mar Vista is a warm, magical place where our children enjoy a rich learning environment with dedicated, amazing teachers and a wonderful group of children. It is a perfect size for our children to grow and flourish. It is the kind of neighborhood school where everyone knows your child and you feel your apart of a great community. It is the sweet school we all grew up with. We are a lucky community to have such hidden treasure of a school behind our little firehouse in Aptos.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 18, 2009
Mar Vista is an excellent school and we are lucky to have such a great group of teachers.

- submitted by a parent

September 11, 2008
We love, love, love Mar Vista. The staff is excellent and the parental involvement is fabulous. I am so happy with the communication between staff and parents via school website, newsletters and even the school's own radio station. Mr. Pushnik is a dynamic, superb teacher whose teaching style keeps the students eager to learn every day. My son is very lucky to have such a great, caring and dedicated teacher.

- submitted by a parent

November 15, 2007
We have been at Mar Vista for several years. My daughter is now in 5th grade and I also have foster children who attend. I have an older daughter who struggled through other schools in the county in elementary school. I wish we started at Mar Vista. The teachers are the best. They are friendly, out going, and take the time to get to know the kids. The parents are awesome and I have formed many close friendships. The principal is good and Barbara and Dorthy in the office run the school like a well oiled machine. This is the best public school in the county.

- submitted by a parent

April 08, 2006
The smallest elementary school in a large district lets us call MV our public 'private' school. Wonderful Principle, staff and teachers are strongly supported by an involved community of parents. Fundraising has let us offer music and sport opportunities that have been previosly cut.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2005
One of the smaller schools in this district. Lots of parental involvement. Sorry to see Principal Hendricks leave.

- submitted by a parent

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Mar Vista Elementary School
6860 Soquel Drive, Aptos, CA  95003
(831) 688-5211
Last modified Mar Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mar Vista Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top