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K-8
Public
Burnt Ranch, CA
Students enrolled: 84
Before care: No
After care: Yes

3 stars
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Burnt Ranch Elementary School 3

Posted May 06, 2014
- a parent
Burnt Ranch school has some amazing students who may never reach their potential. The administration (like so many schools) is too focused on keeping teachers happy and giving them control. The result is ridiculous scheduling like "Late Start Mondays" which occur seemingly at random, no plan or program for young, advanced students (especially in arts) because that would take more work on the part of the teachers and little or no acceptance of parental input. These students use tablets at school but are technologically behind urban students. It is also extremely difficult to garner parent involvement. The schoo is in a beautiful setting but really needs some maintanence to the playground and fields. The teachers seem to genuinely care about the children but are reluctant to ask for help, change their methods or involve parents. I don't feel welcome to "get involved" in the school but I am educated and have offered to volunteer on more than one occassion. I believe that this school would benefit from a leader who inspires cooperation and going the extra mile - regardless of the time and energy that it takes.

Burnt Ranch Elementary School 5

Posted October 22, 2009
- a community member
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Burnt Ranch Elementary School 1

Posted January 16, 2008
- a parent
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Burnt Ranch Elementary School 4

Posted January 26, 2006
- a parent
I have mixed feelings about Burnt Ranch. It is a very small school of 80; K-8 and the teacher to student ratio is wonderful. It is a rural mountain school that is itself its own district. I think that because of this there are not enough checks and balances. This tends to keep the program from being modernized and competetive. Music, and art and gym are offered two times a week and sports are limited. I love the feel of the school because it is so cozy but I do wish that it were more focused as an arts school.

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Burnt Ranch Elementary School
251 Burnt Ranch School Road, Burnt Ranch, CA  95527
(530) 629-2543
Last modified Burnt Ranch Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Burnt Ranch Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 4 reviews. Top