I previously wrote a review about this school, and felt it was time to update it as my second child is attending there. First, this school won the California Distinguished School award, one of only 5 given in the County! Second, the principal has changed and the new principal seems to have put out a little extra effort in making this school one of the best, and he has a fantastic upbeat attitude that the kids love. The school event calendar, which I like to refer to as the lifeline for busy parents, seems to have been regularly kept updated and the automated telephone calls providing information on events, etc is an excellent addition. There is also a marque sign that displays info, along with the info sign on the corner, all helpful in making sure events, both little and large, are not missed. This school also won several attendance awards throughout the year, a reflection of the level of parent involvement here. The school district has also updated their website, and the schools' to be more user friendly and informative, and I love Almondale's new logo! In my opinion this school is in the top 3 of all schools in the County. Keep it up Almondale!
I have mixed feelings about this school. There are good caring christian teachers & great parent involvement. I question the leadership. I remember my principles being hands on and always so happy. I can't say the same about this one. My son has been there for 2 yrs and still can't remember her name. I think that speaks volumes! Happy leader, happy staff, leds to happy students.