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McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 2

Posted July 06, 2016
- a community member
Many inconsistencies: Rules not displayed accordingly, rules enforced for some children, not others. Secretary inconsistent depending on mood. The teachers are not welcoming. Too many assessments. Students expected to already know how to read, write, math. Many parents complaining that their child wasn't learning the basics, when advised to notify the principle or school district, parents felt that it would be worthless. Based on personal experience, it was worthless, even the district involvement. It is up to parentsto teach their children at home, why not homeschool then? I am not convinced by at this rating. Perhaps this is due to Common Core, not sure. My experience is mixed, mostly negative. There are only 2 male teachers. The rest are women. No diversity in teachers. It felt as if the teachers didn't know how to deal with boys. Lots of praises to girls, lots of girl power, lots of girl nurturing. Boys left to fend for themselves. The atmosphere is plain silly. Administrated staff is all female as well, except psychologist. I hope the new Principle improves on the inconsistencies.

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 2

Posted December 11, 2015
- a community member
You would think with the amount of military families in this neighborhood and school, that this school would be more welcoming. My child was treated badly by other students the second week of school. The secretary in the office showed us where the classroom was and that was it. I do think that the secretary could definitely use some people skills. We chose this school based on reviews and everything looks great on here, but the school has not lived up to the reviews. Once again, my child has found herself being treated badly by other children. There is a lot more that this school could do to ensure that this does not happen. There are so many students here that they cannot keep track of them. The school is on its second Principal this year. I do hope that she can bring some much needed change to this school. Not sure what has happened, but this school has gone down hill.


McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 5

Posted August 02, 2013
- a parent
I love Corky! Teachers are wonderful. I get emails and notes about any situations I need to attend to. But mostly, it seems very positive and pleasant. When my kid can't wait for summer to end, I know he is in a great environment. If there is a negative, it is the parking and traffic in and out of there,... I just go early enough to miss it!

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 5

Posted May 16, 2013
- a parent
The Principal and Vice Principal are wonderful!! They really take the time to listen and help make the school a better place to be.

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 5

Posted July 18, 2011
- a parent
I've had three children attend this school in the last 9 years, and have had only positive experiences with the staff and the academic aspect of this school. They have an excellent overall enrichment program from social skills to education.


McMillin (Corky) Elementary School 5

Posted March 24, 2010
- a parent
My daughter began kindergarten without knowing all of her letters and her numbers only up to 10. She didn't know how to spell or read. The school year is half way done and she can identify all of her letters, write sentences, and knows most of her numbers up to 60! The teachers really are interested and active with the parents to help children succeed. The PTA and the school hold lots of events and the parent community is very supportive. There are quite a few military families here so there are many friends that could also help your child transition to the new school. The principal is new this year to McMillin but he's got a lot of experience and he is very pro-active with the students. I honestly feel that greatschools.org should have given this school a 10 but the proof can be seen in my daughters' dramatic improvement.

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School
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Posted September 20, 2009
- a parent
We have the best students and the best parents!!!!

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School
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Posted September 18, 2009
- a parent
We're a top performing school with a very involved community!


McMillin (Corky) Elementary School
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Posted September 18, 2009
- a community member
Great staff, great kids, great parents!!!

McMillin (Corky) Elementary School
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Posted September 18, 2009
- a community member
Corky McMillin has a very diverse community yet we all work together to strength the programs at our school and enhance student achievement. I'm also proud of our PTA, ELA and volunteer programs. Finally the teaching staff if top notch and very hardworking. I love this school!

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McMillin (Corky) Elementary School
1201 Santa Cora Avenue, Chula Vista, CA  91913-1799
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 55 reviews. (619) 425-9600
Last modified McMillin (Corky) Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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