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36968 Camarillo Avenue
Barstow, CA 92311

(760) 255-6090
(760) 255-6095
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August 15, 2015
I would have to say that Skyline North Elementary is overall a good school. I recently moved to the Barstow area and my four children initially attended Crestline Elementary (our experience there is by far of no comparison) and so I jumped at the opportunity for my children to attend a different school. I absolutely love the Lunch on the Lawn program and this is the only school I know of that supports family time in such a way. I believe that they are strict on discipline but at the same time, it is needed for many of our youth are lacking in this area. Parents please do not be offended but if this does not pertain to you, do not take it personal. We are living in different times where behavior has gotten out of control, bullying has become a serious situation and unfortunately results in much more than just a few hurtful exchange of words. I currently have four boys attending school and I know what I teach them at home but I will not be nieve to think that they are perfect and will not fall under the pressure of their peers and so, I am thankful that they attend a school that reinforces strict rules of being respectful, responsible, and safe. I met their teachers the day before school and I am quite pleased with outcome. My sixth grader absolutely loves his teacher and has only attended two days. He came home with this sudden interest in science and is just eagar to experience all that his teacher has in store for the class. I remember that feeling once upon a time...when you had a particular teacher that was set apart from the rest and motivated you to wonder more...inspired you to go beyond...that little spark of innocence and curiosity making your brain just tick tock with questions and wonder. From experience I would say that many teachers have lost this important aspect however, my son found a teacher that inspires him to learn. And I cannot ask anything better than that.

- submitted by a community member

August 14, 2014
The First Day of School was a disaster! I hope this is Not how the rest of the year is going to go... the office could not tell me what classroom my child was going to be in or who the teacher was. the office staff was nice but confused, I will cut them some slack because it was the first day of school. We the parents were told that we were not allowed to be in the classrooms on the first day to meet the teacher, which is Very unusual other schools my child has attended have an open door policy for the first day of school at least for the first few minutes to come in and see your child's classroom and meet the teacher guess I will have to wait for back to school night to meet the teacher and see the classroom, but who knows when that is I did not even get a school schedule, we don't know when holidays, Special Events, Report cards, or anything else will be coming up! I feel like we just dropped our child off at a teenage babysitter's house. I know it was only the first day of school, But they have not made a good impression on me or my wife so far, hope things improve quickly... I will continue to post my thoughts and observations here thru out the school year...

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2014
I am concerned about something... someone please tell me if I am wrong, but when I was leaving the school today on the south side of the school there seemed to be what looked like the playground for the school... There was a slide and a few other toys out there, the problem is that I did not See a FENCE around this area, there was no sign stating that it was a park, and with its close proximity to the school I can only assume that this is the schools playground, since I did not see any other areas that looked like a playground for the kids... this make me EXTREMELY UNCOMFORTABLE if this is the playground area for this school that it could be so UNSECURED... there are a very high number of SEXUAL PREDATORS in the area surrounding the school according to the Megan's law website that by itself makes me nervous about my child in this school, then having a completely unsecured area for the kids to play at recess... Well that just scares the heck out of me what about you guys ???

- submitted by a parent

October 16, 2013
Skyline school has an awsome lunch on the lawn every week but teachers r not very observernt of were kids r on playgrounds esoasially kids they know may run off they just let them have free roam of playground and only pay attion to kids who r right in front of them and some teachers pick on kids everyday and give them bad reports even though they r spost to be in that school for specail needs.School dosent lesion to parents or students.

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September 26, 2013
Skyline North Elementary School is a great school. I love the fact that I am to have lunch on the lawn with my child every week. I think more schools should do this.

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February 27, 2013
My children went there for 5 years, I used to really like it, but the more I seen the more I didn't like it. While there are some really great teachers, some of the teachers are truely horrid and should not even be allowed near a school. The principal is not an advocate for the students, like she should be. She only cares about the staff and she lets them get a way with things that are unacceptable. And the minute you questions things,she will try to bully and intimidate you. And then your child pays the price. There are several policies that are questionable,one for example is that the children get in trouble if they have to use the bathroom during class. Ultimately I took my children out of this school and out of the district, because the superintendent did nothing about my concerns when I went to him.

- submitted by a parent

November 06, 2012
I can't complain about Skyline this school is so family oriented its home away from home!!! The principal is awesome and cares for each and every student and the teachers are great! My kids love going to Skyline would'nt go anywhere else.They even have lunch on the lawn every Thursday, its nice to be able to go eat lunch with your kids and family Skyline rocks!!!!

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2012
Some of the teachers are nice and respectful, others are rude, disrespectful, and unfair to particular students of different races. The principle was not attentive to the issues of all students. Students need to be more responsible for their actions and speak up for what's right and what's wrong, and stop being what-to-be's. it's situations like that which creates Columbine situations. studnts also need to stop making fun of people who are overweight, different or has special or different abilities. DO BETTER.

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2011
Skyline is awesome. The principal is caring and loves children. The teachers are some of the best ever. The principal doesn't receive any money for test scores, nor does she weed out students. Someone needs to check their information. My granddaughter goes to Skyline and my grandson will go here as well. We are loving this school!

- submitted by a community member

March 14, 2010
As new parent, I thought my kids would have been discriminated against already, given thats all I heard from others in the district. That notion is FALSE. I love it! My kids love it! They can handle all situations and the all the teachers know my kids not just their grade-level. Can we move 7th and 8th to Skyline too?

- submitted by a parent

March 14, 2010
Awesome! Makes learning easy to do in an era that complicates schools with violence and drug use.

- submitted by a community member

September 15, 2009
I can not say enough about the principal or staff of Skyline North. Even with all the changes this year, you can see that they are trying to help all students learn and be happy.

- submitted by a community member

June 21, 2009
The principal at Skyline has never weeded out any students. She does not get a single penny for test scores. No principal gets a monetary bonus of any kind for test scores, someone needs to do their homework and know of what they speak. Further, the principal loves children and does not have any problems with parents. She is incredibly fair, and does not hold grudges. She absolutely loves children and encourages everyone to do their best. Skyline is wonderful and the principal is a huge contributing factor.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2009
My child was only in this school for less than a year because we're in the military, but I have to say that this is the worst school that we've seen, and we've lived all over the world. The administrative staff is fine, as long as there are no problems- but as soon as I started questioning their methods, my child started having 'troubles'. It was so bad, I started taking my child to school on post, even though I live in Barstow!

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2008
Both of my children attended Skyline North and now two of my grandchildren attend Skyline North school. I have nothing but good things to say about the Administration as well as the teaching staff and volunteers. Everyone is caring and they do a wonderful job of encouraging their students and of keeping parents involved (if they want to be) with their childrens education.

- submitted by a parent

October 06, 2007
both of my children attend skyline, the school is great, a top school in the district, county and state, but the principal is not concerned with the childrens academic performance, she is concerned about how well the students do on the API Star Test and how great her bonus is. If she has a student in the school that has a learning disability, she weeds them out and treats them like they are a nobody. If she has a problem with a parent, the child pays the price.

- submitted by a parent
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Skyline North Elementary School
36968 Camarillo Avenue, Barstow, CA  92311
(760) 255-6090
Last modified Skyline North 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.
Skyline North Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top