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Canyon Country, CA
Students enrolled: 504

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18643 Oakmoor
Canyon Country, CA 91351

(661) 252-2100
(661) 299-4916
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April 02, 2014
I have 5 boys 3 have moved on from leona cox with the help of the great staff and teachers. 1 is in first grade, with a kindergarten starting for my last son. The teachers have so much compassion for the kids! I love that they treat the kids like there own and make every child feel like they are the special one. The PTA is the best, the more you get involved the more you love the school.

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August 13, 2013
I have had the best experience at Leona Cox. I have twin boys that are going into 2nd grade and they have had the best education ever. The principal truly cares about the school, students and the parents and making Leona Cox a community school. I have brought several issues to the principal and teachers and they have all handled them extremely well. If something needs to be looked at, the principal makes sure the staff is trained and knows exactly what to do. They have a zero tolerance for bullying and stick to what they believe. I recently moved to a new house where i was assigned to a Saugus School district school, but chose to keep my kids at Leona Cox. I would recommend this school to anyone.

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August 08, 2013
My school is wonderful. It starts with the office staff, administration, teachers and parents. We are well informed and safety is number one. My kids have been there for over 5 years and love the teachers and their dedication.

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August 02, 2013
My son will be entering the 1st grade at Leona Cox Elementary this year. Last year, we were new to the area and my son was starting kindergarten. He loved his teacher and his school. Even though it is a public school, Leona Cox has a private feel. The small and warm campus is full of friendly, caring teachers and staff. We love our school!

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August 02, 2013
We love our school! Our daughter enrolled there last year as a Kindergarten student and had the most amazing teacher! She loved going to school every day. We are so pleased with the Excel reading program, the highly qualified teaching staff, and the caring support staff. We are proud to be a Cougar family!

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August 02, 2013
Leona Cox has a caring and knowledgable teaching staff and administration. Our child has just completed kindergarten and is all ready for first grade. We are so fortunate to have Leona Cox as our home school, and my wife and I are getting even more involved in school programs and PTA activities this year!

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February 28, 2013
Mrs. Elder is awesome! I volunteer in her first grade class that my son goes to and she is creative and keeps the kids engaged. Her classroom is well-controlled, and she is on the PTA, and comes up with such fun activities for the school.

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July 23, 2012
I learned so much from this school and not only that but the teachers support and help you with everything. Thanks!

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April 11, 2012
The Teachers, Principal, office staff. are all awesome. They all really care about your kids here. I could have never asked for a better school.

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January 17, 2012
Leona Cox is a great school! The best thing I ever did for my son was remove him from his old school and enroll him here. The staff is amazing. Look around, they are happy. It says a lot of the Principle. She is really great and shows concern. I am excited to know our other son will attend a this great school in a few years as well.

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December 20, 2010
I have both my children attending Leona Cox school since last year. In my experience, the school principle is very rude and uptight.. But other than that, the teachers are absolutely wonderful. The school lunches seem to be a bit expensive when compared to other schools.

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August 11, 2010
Leona Cox is a great school, a great community. Mrs. Smith the princple really brought the school together. She will be missed. A new year to come! My children are very excited!!

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June 23, 2009
I really like Leona Cox School. Both of my children love going to school. The teacher and staff are great. The principle Mrs. Smith is the best thing that has happen to this school. She is for the children and would do anything to help out anybody. My kids love her and think she is the best. All the teachers are friendly and the office ladys, Mrs. Brake and Mrs. Cowhick are the nicest lady's and have a smile on there face. My kids get involve in a lot of things at school that go on. They love doing the valet program, they really think that Mrs. Stanley is the coolest lady there. She runs the program and is very nice to all the kids that work for her and she always has a smile on her face every morning. They love doing the talent show.

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June 18, 2009
Wonderful staff and teachers! Very active PTA and involved parents. My daughter enjoys going to school. There are many events which families can attend and participate. My daughter speaks fondly of school to others in our family some of whose children attend private schools on the east coast...including the famed 'Sidwell School' ! Many of my family there(east coast) cant believe Cox is a public school that offers lots of support, activities and involved teachers similar to the quality they PAY for!

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July 30, 2008
Leona Cox is a great school. Mrs. Banda did an excellent job. (we will miss her) My two boys a are very happy and proud of their school and teachers

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May 22, 2008
Child number 3 of 3 is attending now. Exceptional teachers and a small student body combined with an active PTA and parents is what makes this school tops in my book. The staff is great, even though the Principal has some tough shoes to fill, she does a great job.

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April 25, 2008
My fourth grader has had five excellent teachers in a row. He is in the band, and has a great percussion teacher. Great activities, nice school spirit. We are very happy. Love Mrs. Banda too.

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April 23, 2008
My 8 yr old 2nd grader loves her school and teacher, Ms. Ayer. Ms. Ayer is young and energetic, and I am impressed with the montly 'projects' that she assigns. I truly feel that my daughter is learning a lot more at this school than at her previous, a private school. I was worried about her adjusting to her new school in the middle of the year, but the whole staff has been very friendly and supportive. The principal, Mrs. Banda, showed me the campus on our first day. Any complaint that is brought up is looked into and there's a weekly newsletter that goes out to the parents with any updates. So far, we are very happy with this school environment.

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November 29, 2007
The Principle and teachers are very helpful and friendly. Every morning I receive a big welcome. smilling faces walk into Leona Cox school

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September 21, 2007
I have had children in this school for 12 years and seen 4 principals pass through our wonderful school. I miss the loving and kind leadership of Marion Hamor most of all. Marion you are missed. The current principal leaves a lot to be desired. Just common curtesies like smiling and saying hello would be a start. Our lovely VP Mrs. Brower is so awesome. My experiences with her are always positive. She really understands how a school should be run.

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September 19, 2007
The assistant principal and office staff are excellent. The new principal leaves a lot to be desired. Way too uptight and rude. Definitely no open door policy like Marianne Hamor had. We miss her. The teachers are superb. I have never had a complaint about any of my children's teachers.

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November 30, 2006
My child attended this school and graduated last year. He had excellent teachers who went out of their way to help when he was having difficulty. I believe he has excelled in Junior High because of the preparation he received at Leona Cox.The principal was very involved with all aspects of the school and always had time to discuss any concerns a parent or student might have. I have a second child at this school now and unfortunately, Leona Cox Community School has gone downhill with the departure of Principal Marianne Hamor. She had the right balance of discipline and compassion that the new administration just cannot duplicate.Their emphasis seems to be on dicipline alone, which I do not believe to be effective in the long run. Mrs. Hamor is sorely missed!

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April 28, 2006
Although the extra ciricular activities were lacking compared to our school up No Cal...The special eduction department went all out to help my children w/special needs; one with a central processing disorder the other chronic illness. The speech and language specialest suggested Linda mood Bell 'Seeing Stars' . That day funds approved{about 600 investment that can be reutilized by many] Her Speech and Language specialist Ms Herrerra was amazing. She familiarized herself w/ program and was so enthusiastis and positive in every way!!. Thanks Peggy. Other teachers seemed quite suited for theiw positions..Ms Perez is the model of what anyone couls want for their Kindergartner. Ms Berry was the best 1st grade...is she back? or still enjoying her own family. Ms Desai and Ms ayer great tranxitions..

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March 21, 2006
Wonderful hands on principal.

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December 21, 2005
This is a great school with a wonderful Principal. It has an amazing and diverse after school enrichment program (All Stars) and smaller class sizes. The PTA puts on great events and my son loves going to school

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September 21, 2005
I have a special needs child and the only regret about my move to Northern California is my child's transfer from this school district and this elementary school. The curriculum in excellent, and the parent/teacher communication simply exceeded my expectations. Your child will definately receive individualized attention at this school. It's a safe, fun-learning environment and the curriculum is challenging for the child in all age ranges. You also have the options of communicating with the staff, if the homework is too overwhelming for your child in particular.

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April 07, 2004
I love Leona Cox. We did buy our house in Canyon Crest just because of the school. With the excellent parent and teacher involvement, you feel like you are at a private school. I am very happy with the remodel and with my son's teacher. We are in a K/1 split with just 10 K's and 10 1st graders...this is very nice, and he doesn't get lost in the shuffle. Mrs. Hamor is very nice and attentive to everyone's needs. This is our first year there and we have 2 more kiddos to go. We feel very grateful to have our children go to Cox as it is a safe environment.

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Leona H. Cox Community Elementary School
18643 Oakmoor, Canyon Country, CA  91351
(661) 252-2100
Last modified Leona H. Cox Community Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Leona H. Cox Community Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top