10
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 10
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Jim Kentris
21201 Independent School Road
Castro Valley, CA 94552-4826

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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After, Before
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    None, Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Orchestra, Band, Painting, Ceramics
  • Sports
    Track, Volleyball
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26 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · December 30, 2015
So many issues with this school. From the indifferent staff and principal, to the complete lack of security or caring for your child's safety (mine was left alone to wait for me after school on her own in the parking lot), the 3 story staircase... more

Develops honesty: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · July 19, 2015
Values are core to the curriculum with awards given to those who model good behavior.

Overall:
Submitted by a student · July 19, 2015
Fantastic leadership and staff, high parent involvement, excellent PTA, top quality after school program (Adventure Time). There does appear to be an emerging issue related to higher needs kids coming in from outside the area. These kids are... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a student · July 19, 2015
Fantastic principle, faculty, and parents. There are some emerging challenges associated with higher needs students coming in from outside the area.

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Last modified: December 30, 2015
Independent Elementary School
21201 Independent School Road, Castro Valley, CA  94552-4826
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. (510) 537-9558
Last modified Independent Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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