« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
Chico, CA
Students enrolled: 394
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

Contact this school

1350 Citrus Avenue
Chico, CA 95926

(530) 891-3107
(530) 891-3180
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Citrus Avenue Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness


Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
August 12, 2012
The teachers are excellent, the principal is a visionary and truly wishes to educate the children with her team, there is a good volunteer base and lots of children to help. Where are the parents? Come and participate in your child's education.

- submitted by a community member
May 26, 2010
Citrus is a very nurturing school. The teachers go above and beyond the classroom experience. It has been a tough year with the classroom sizes having more students than in the past years but the teachers have appeared to have risen to the challenge. The only problem appears to be lack of parent help in the classroom.

- submitted by a community member
September 19, 2008
I'm sure this school would improve if parents were more involved. From what I've seen there is only a few parents who volunteer. It seems that the teachers have no back up.

- submitted by a community member
no rating May 15, 2008
The principal at this school should be a prison warden not an elementary school principal. She is excessively harsh with the students. The volunteer staff such as the lunch hour volunteers, two in particular, are constantly yelling at the students and treating them like inmates. My son's grades have suffered since attending Citrus Elementary. I feel that this school is more focused on teaching just at the state standard. I am very disappointed with this school and would advise anybody to put their child elswhere.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2006
I feel that the new principal, she was there last year, has changed and is trying to make the school almost military like, not letting children voice themselves. I have to say I love the teacher they are great and really care about teir students. I just wish that the principal was more fair with all the children. I have one daughter at the school and the reason that she is there is because of the teachers and how much they care. We do need a lot more parent help.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2005
Amazing program for english learners. Music and Fine Arts. Parent involvement is small but very helpful and apriciated. There is a brand new Principal this year so I am going to rate last Year.

- submitted by a parent
December 09, 2003
The teachers and administrators at Citrus are committed to providing a quality education. One 2nd grade teacher worked with my child before school to improve lagging reading skills. Her efforts helped identify a learning disability that was impairing learning how to read. The 6th grade teachers are EXCELENT. They work as a team to teach the skills students need to be successful in Junior High. One weakness of the school is the lack of broad parent involvement. Those parents that are involved do a great job but the school would benefit from a broader base of parent involvement. More involvement from parents would also improve some of the minor safety and discipline issues at the school.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes for sale


Last modified: October 28, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Citrus Avenue Elementary School
1350 Citrus Avenue, Chico, CA  95926
(530) 891-3107
Last modified Citrus Avenue Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Citrus Avenue Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top