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Germain Academy For Academic Achievement

Charter | K-5

 
 

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2013:
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2012:
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2011:
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Posted April 14, 2014

The truth. It's a good school. The teachers I have met are really nice and work hard to help the students. The principal, however, is in it for herself. She does what makes her look good. Some of the front office are really nice and helpful while others look at you like "what the heck do you want?" If you have a child that behaves well in class or is wicked smart, then you get in the advanced classes. Otherwise, your child gets lumped together with the troubled ones and will either sink or swim depending on the teacher/parent involvement. I personally feel that the schools rating would improve with a better principal.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2014

This school is great! The teachers are great! The families are great! It's earned top-honors for it's gifted programs & has on-site YMCA, a parent-funded PE program, a great PTA, and extended after-school curriculum & other activities. BUT, the principal has been driving-away some of the most active families. She's rude. Speaks to parents like they're children. Closes her door when people come in the office. She's unwelcoming, and even imposed rules limiting parent's access to the campus. The school was much better, and has been going down in every measurable way under her rule. Fortunately, the school is now a Charter. When she leaves, I suspect that the teachers & parents will find someone who plays better with others.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 13, 2013

The previous reviews are wrong. Rumors are going around that it is one disgruntled parent using multiple emails, that hasn't even been at the school very long and has a history of school hopping when people finally wise up to her unpleasantness. It is a shame that websites like this exist that allow anonymous people to slander hard working, dedicated staff and students such as those at Germain. It is a terrific school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

This school is below unsatisfactory. I am disappointed with the class room sizes, the terrible unhealthy processed lunch service, and the 5th grade teacher's technique on NOT reprimanding students when they are displaying disruptive behavior. My child is easily distracted by children her own age, and it is not acceptable to secretly note child's behavior instead of controlling your students and stopping them in the moment of their distracting behavior. These are 5th graders in ELEMENTARY school, not middle school or high school. Do not pretend they understand how to behave, it is your job as a teacher of these students to TEACH them the required lessons as well as the behavior of a student. These students need to be taught healthy study habits, don't just send your "list" of behavior issues home each week if you don't have the TEACHING skills to bring them up directly with the student when it happens. Besides the lack of a "Teacher" in the huge class, the students themselves seem to be a reflection of over worked, rarely home, stressed out parents. The way little kids gossip, whisper, "date" and talk down to each other is disgusting. Parents of these students should reflect....
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

Terrible school. Teacher's are friendly YES, however the teaching style and class room size does not help the students succeed. I am pulling my child out, after only 8 weeks. My child deserves an education to build a foundation for success not failure. It is not my child's fault that the class has more than 40 other students, she deserve to have her questions answered. Her teacher should understand each students individual learning style, not pretend every child knows what the lesson is about just because your reading from the same book. I enrolled my child in this school based on the below reviews, but these "parents" "grandparents" and "teachers" are in LALA LAND! You have no idea what a "good" school means. Take the time to educate yourself on what a child needs in school, before you pretend everything is peachy at Germain Academy of JOKES
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2013

This school is horrible, mostly because the leadership team doesn't give 2 cents about the children. The good families are leaving in droves as well as the good teachers. Principal Mrs. Ugarte (well know by the students as Mrs. Notsmarte) is unhelpful, unfriendly and selfish. She uses foul language in her office and neglects to close the door so parents and students have all heard her potty mouth. She hides from parents as to avoid hearing their concerns and NEVER returns a call. If you have an issue prepare to take a week to physically track her down. The school is unsafe as the office is left unattended for small periods at a time, very brief periods but none the less. The office manager, Mrs. Alvarez is by far the rudest person on the planet. Rude to parents and absolutely rude to the kids. After 4 years at the school with no PE, thankfully PTA raised money and so now they get PE once a week. No science, yet there are tons of science boxes filled with great learning materials that are untouched, in fact dusty. No art to be spoken of. My son had computer lab in kinder and not again...ever. He is entering 5th grade and we are finally out of there!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2012

I transferred my child to Germain Street Elementary School from a private school in third grade. He is now graduating and I have nothing but good things to say about the school. The teachers are excellent! The staff is very helpful. The principle knows a lot of the kids by name and can be seen around the school regularly. Another thing I love about Germain is the ethnic and cultural mix of the students. With all this, it s understandable why they have received a California Distinguished School Award.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 1, 2012

Germain is a California Distinguished School, which is a high honor based on the the school's high API, approval of the school's application and two signature practices--"Targeted Intervention Program," and "Depth and Complexity is for every student," and a visitation to validate the school's best practices.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted June 11, 2011

I don't know what prompted the previous writer's remarks, but I have always found the staff at the school to be professional, courteous and helpful, even when dealing with circumstances that may not be under their control. The staff has been cut due to the budget crisis, but those that remain are working hard to give the students a great education and make them feel safe and comfortable at school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2011

My child has been at Germain for the last 4 years. There are a number of teachers that are completely dedicated to the children, and have taken the time to become positive role models and teach the children not only required subjects but what it takes to become a productive member of society. Let me also mention that there happen to be a few bad apples in the staff. I have encountered multiple staff members who are rude and should not be working in an elementary school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 15, 2010

My children have only been at this school for a month and so far so good! .I'm impressed with the involvement of the whole community with this school it's absolutely wonderful!! ..
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 7, 2010

No matter what the situation of the Nation and the effect it is having on the teachers and school budget for supplies; this school stays true to form in the quality of education and care for the students. I still see teachers staying past their time preparing for the next day so the children will have the best they have to offer. The Principal is on top of all concerns and trys her best to give attention to who require it, that goes for teachers, students, assistants and most definately parents. This is no easy task, and she always does it with a somle on her face and to what I beleive is the best of her ability. This is also one of the cleanest schools I have ever seen for a public school. The assistants are aware of all their surroundings and of the children even when just out of sight. Here out of sight is not out of mind, I've seen aids check on a child too long in the bathroom, often sending another child in to see if they are alright. With all the cut-backs you would think them to be depressed, but no, I see smiles for the children and for their peers. And it's so clean outside and in.


Posted May 3, 2010

As a teacher at Germain, I appreciate our wonderful students and families, and our hard working PTA and volunteers. They are great!
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted April 29, 2010

Parent involvement and fundraising is great, keeps programs and field trips for the students despite budget cuts.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2009

Three of my grandchildren went there and one is still enrolled (4th grade}


Posted October 26, 2009

I am a parent of two children at Germain. I couldn't be happier with the staff and the parent involvement. My children also attend the after school program at the YMCA, they have a new director and a great new program, the girls are so nice! I would recommend Germain to anyone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 23, 2009

Our school continues to improve on our state tests and have been above 800 for the past 3 years. The teachers really do their best with what they have been delt with all the budget cuts and lay offs. The PTA makes a lot of things possible for the students that would not be available to them if it wasn't for them. Our school is free of vandalism and our students are good at following the rules. Our school is definitely a safe school zone.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2008

I have seen a noticable improvement in the school under the new leadership. My child also attends the afterschool program at the YMCA on campus and the staff at the Y are very professional and caring toward my child. I look forward to many summers and school years at Germain and the YMCA!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 27, 2008

This ismy first year at Germain. I have a 4th grader in GATE and a son in Kinder. I love the school. Love the GATE program. And I cannot say how pleased I am that the principal has left. I thought she was rude and embarrassing to the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 30, 2006

My son has attended this school since 2nd grade, and he is now in fifth grade. I wish I can say that there are caring teachers and staff members in the school. This really disappoints me because the other three years that my child has spent at this school have been very successful, and now I feel that this school is not fulfilling its obligation as a school.
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

The API reflects year-over-year schools performance based on STAR test score results from spring 2013.

This school's
API score

866

Change from
2012 to 2013

-29

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


API Growth scores over time

Did this school meet the API goal this year?
The state goal for API is 800. All schools that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met the state goal of 800.

API Growth scores by subgroup

In addition to schoolwide API scores, each student subgroup receives an API score.
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The state goal for the API is 800. All the student subgroups at a school that are below 800 are assigned an API improvement target each year.
  • This school met all student subgroup API targets for 2013

This school's
API score

866

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-29

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school's test score performance improved between Spring 2012 and Spring 2013. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
57%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

102 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
69%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
46%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

103 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
72%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

71 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
71%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
81%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
63%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
49%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

79 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
61%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females70%
Males57%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino46%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)80%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner59%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students63%
Females66%
Males60%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino49%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)85%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Non-economically disadvantaged72%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learner59%
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)68%
Parent education - college graduate77%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students63%
Females63%
Males64%
African Americann/a
Asian71%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)74%
Economically disadvantaged55%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability65%
English learner31%
Fluent-English proficient and English only69%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented96%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduate70%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students84%
Females81%
Males86%
African Americann/a
Asian100%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino85%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)89%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability85%
English learner77%
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate76%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)88%
Parent education - college graduate88%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students70%
Females70%
Males70%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino53%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)78%
Economically disadvantaged60%
Non-economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate47%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)76%
Parent education - college graduate84%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students78%
Females80%
Males74%
African Americann/a
Asian92%
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino67%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)83%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability77%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only82%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate65%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate79%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students72%
Females79%
Males66%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability74%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate82%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)65%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state67%

Math

All Students68%
Females67%
Males69%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino54%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)81%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability71%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only74%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate75%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)48%
Parent education - college graduate81%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state67%

Science

All Students70%
Females72%
Males67%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino63%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability73%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only77%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate67%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate73%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to state67%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 45%
White 28%
Asian 16%
Black 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/AN/A
English language learners 14%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012
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72%
 
Healthy, respectful relationshipsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Support (Students), Commitment and Collaboration (Employees), Satisfaction (Students), School Support (Students).

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This school
82%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
73%
 

Employees

This school

 
91%
 
A safe, clean and orderly environmentWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents, students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a well-kept facility and a safe environment conducive to learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Cleanliness (Employees), School Safety (Employees), Safety (Parents), School Cleanliness (Students), School Safety (Students).

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This school
79%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
88%
 

Students

This school

 
62%
 

Employees

This school

 
87%
 
Strong family engagementWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school engages parents and communicates with families to promote student learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Parent Involvement (Employees), Feeling of Welcome (Parents), School Involvement (Parents), Teacher to Parent Communication (Parents).

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This school
75%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
61%
 

Employees

This school

 
89%
 
Teacher support and opportunities for collaborationWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of employees that agree to strongly agree that this school ensures that teachers work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Evaluation (Employees), Opportunities for Involvement (Employees), Professional Development (Employees), Resource Allocation (Employees), Teacher Collaboration and Data Use (Employees).

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This school
73%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
73%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents10624%
Students25596%
Employees3064%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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20730 Germain Street
Chatsworth, CA 91311
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Phone: (818) 341-5821

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