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School leader:  Wendy Smith
901 Military West
Benicia, CA 94510-2558

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Submitted by a parent · October 19, 2015
Stuffing 25 kids in a classroom where they can not get their academic needs met is wrong, especially when the teacher is making a salary of $85-95/yr. for 180 days of work per year (look it up on Transparent California...also look up the... more

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Submitted by a community member · August 11, 2015
We have a grandson in Kindergarten 2014-15. He had an excellent teacher who gave him knowledge and experience in all parts of every subject. I helped in the classroom every afternoon, so I know how much the children learned. His homework was... more

Teacher effectiveness: Effective
Submitted by a parent · August 10, 2015
Despite concerns about the amount of homework, we generally liked the teacher. We did not find that the teacher was an invested in our son as what we experienced after moving and being in other school districts, though.

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a parent · August 10, 2015
We were there just one year, but our son had 16-20 pages of homework a night in kindergarten. We were shocked by this, and he has not had this much at other schools even in older grades since. This is excessive and really influenced him developing... more

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Mary Farmar Elementary School
901 Military West, Benicia, CA  94510-2558
(707) 747-8350
Last modified Mary Farmar 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.
Mary Farmar Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top