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5555 Fleetwood Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95621

(916) 867-2000
(916) 867-2004
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April 02, 2014
I have placed my student in Cambridge Heights after her attending a different school in the same school district for 3 years. I researched the school before requesting enrollment and asked parents of other students enrolled about the overall performance and parent commitment to Cambridge Heights before my decision was made. I am so happy we have moved schools. The 4th grade teachers are phenomenal and have their students on very strict regiments based on their needs. They also offer educational field trips to go along with school studies. My 4th grader is finally being challenged in all academic areas, the parent participation is required and outstanding, and there is a feeling of overall community awareness in this school. I am very pleased to have made the hard decision to move our child and plan to keep her enrolled at Cambridge to finish out her elementary school education.

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2014
This is a wonderful school. My son has been there for 3 years now and we love it. Its a bit of a drive for us, but I love the school so much I prefer the 10 minute drive than the 2-3 min drive to the other 3 schools surrounding us. The teachers, librarian, Principle are all great. Actually the whole staff is awesome. I often volunteer, as do most of the parents to earn your volunteer hours. Its a parent participation school. I would highly, and do often, recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
This is an amazing school this is our first year and i am looking forward to another 5 years! Happy with the teachers and fun school activities! Glad i got my daughter in here!

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2013
My daughter has been at Cambridge Heights since 1st grade. The teachers are helpful, creative, and maintain good communication with parents. When I help out in the class I see many of children participating in the class discussions. The school has several after school classes such as Band, Choir, Science club, and language classes. Very nice school.

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2012
I am thrilled to have my 2nd grade daughter be a part of the Cambridge Heights family! She started attending mid-year in the 1st grade and has accelerated. She loves the Critical Literacy program and always looks forward to meeting, if not, exceeding her AR goals.

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2012
When your child needs help they are swept under the rug. They also don't use their resource program like they should. Caddy, vindictive, they are money motivated, not postive role models to children that need it. They are quick to tell you bad but never tell you good. Horrible school. They say they are "like" a private school. It's funny how I pulled my son out of this school to be in a real private school. Teachers these days are nothing like they were. It's called work. DO IT!!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2012
This school is nothing but CPS narks that sit around and gossip. Tired of it. Ready to quit.

- submitted by a teacher
July 30, 2012
Cambridge Heights has been a great school. Our son came in as a kindergartner, and is about to start first grade. The teachers that we have met have been very nice, and genuinely concerned with providing the students with the best possible education. (Have heard about one (2nd grade?) teacher that likes to yell a lot, but haven't witnessed it myself.) With the current budget crisis, teachers are forced to pay for much of the school materials themselves. However, this school has a fantastic Parent Faculty Club to help, and there is a lot of parent involvement in the classrooms. Of course, there are (and will be anywhere) cases of students that may not behave appropriately, but from our experience, they have been dealt with in a positive manner. Unfortunately, given the fact that this is a public school - there is only so much that one teach/principal can do; especially if the other parent has no interest in helping improve a situation.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2012
Cambridge Heights is a school where the teachers don't respect the children, bullying is ignored and the principal does nothing to improve the situation despite parent contact. I would nor recommend this school. Your child deserves better than being yelled at by teachers. Students are not listened to and no action taken when conflicts arise. There are other nearby schools which will foster a positive learning and social experience for your child. For their sake, please look into them befor you mistakingly send your child to Cambridge! Yes, I pulled my chiled out, but not until the damage was done.

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2011
Great parent involvement and the teachers obviously care about their students. The new increased class size has impacted quality and the students (in our class anyway) are suffering for it. Makes for a hectic and loud environment and many of them are lost in class...wish there were fewer students or more aides/classroom help. Overall this school has more extra's to offer than most public schools and their hearts are in the right place.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2011
Best school in the San Juan Unified School District by far. Smaller population! The classes are very unique and have more personalized attention! The staff is all caring and knowledgeable.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2011
I'm so thankful to be a part of the Cambridge family! My children have flourished at this wonderful school. If you are lolking for a great school, stop looking, you found it!

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2011
Cambridge Heights is an amazing learning environment. I have been fortunate to be a part of the staff for 7 years and they have been wonderful. The early/late reading schedule makes for small classes where staff can really work with students. The computer lab, extensive library, Accelerated Reader program, Music, Art & PE professionals and make the day an amazing learning experience. Call for a tour, it's something to see!

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 19, 2010
I love Cambridge Heights Elementary school for a number of reasons. They have excellent API scores and strong parent support. I also really like the split reading groups - they are able to keep the reading groups small so the kids get extra attention which helps them become great readers. The open environment has worked very well for both my kids and they are very different.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2010
The dedicated, caring teachers who create a strong learning and moral environment

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2010
I like the teaching methods that are taught in my childrens classes. The parent involvement is great, and I think that helps the kids do alot better in schooling years, than if there's no parent involvement with the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2010
I love the parent participation at Cambridge Heights. It shows that not only do the teachers care, but the parents do too.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2010
This is our childs 3nd generation when she first came she loved it thir were lots of cildren to play with she just loved it so she kept going on to the school now she is in 4th grade she still has fun parents should cosider this school for there child it has all kinds of stuff to do. Homework is fun not boring your child will smile at this

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January 14, 2010
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August 20, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2009
Our family now has a 2nd generation attending Cambridge. When our 1st grandchild entered K in 2003, at least 7 teachers were still on staff from our 1st time, including all three K teachers. By the end of K, he and many other Kinders were reading chapter books. With an early/late reading program throughout the school, groups are small & made up of students reading at the same level. When necessary, a child can be moved to another group to meet his specific needs. The Accelerated Reading (AR) program incentivizes all the students to read more on their own & to meet personal goals. Even with budget cuts, the school still finds ways to keep field trips in their program ... and parents are always welcome to share their expertise with the Pods.

- submitted by a community member
May 21, 2009
I love the physical open structure of this school. It's not event to go to the library it's across the room. Students get used to working in an open environment and develop respect for surrounding classes. Also like the fact that there are remote rooms for science and music where things can get a little loud and distracting. Good teachers, reasonable grounds, nice neighborhood, altogether a great environment.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2008
My twin daughters have gone to this school now for 2 years and they absolutly love it. In my opionion one of the reasons that it is such a great school is because of the mandatory parent involvment. My daughter have in this short time gone from struggling to keep up, to exceling.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 04, 2008
Our experience so far has been great. Our son is now in first grade and doing very well. The students, teachers and parents are all very involved and it shows in the students work and progress.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2008
I am a former studen who went to Cambridge for K-6 and i absolutely loved it. Teachers are imformative and help with any problems with a subject you may have. Schedual fits every age group and is carefully arranged. If you excel in one or moer subjcts, you aren't shoved, but patted in the right direction to suceed in this subject. Overall, this school is wonderful, take it from a former student, and should be highly considered when you look through schools for you children. I believe that Cambridge does not point a finger and tell you where to go, it points out several ways to achieve and lets the student decided where he or she would rather go.

- submitted by a student
April 01, 2008
I have been a parent at Cambridge for 8 years and love it. The teachers are wonderful and always willing to help parents help their students do better. We have never had a teacher that was a disappointment. (And we've had almost all of them) The staff is concious of the students needs at all times and the parent participation is phenomenal. District budget cuts have affected some aspects of the school but probably no more than any other, but the basic learning environment has not changed. I would highly recommend Cambridge to anyone who wants to participate in their childs education.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2007
So far we've only gone to Cambridge Heights for kindergarten, but I'm really liking the experience. We've compared this school with several private schools in the area, and academically, Cambridge Heights seem to be even better or equal to most of the ones we've looked at. There are lots of enrichment activities that the whole family can participate in, and lots of opportunity for the parents to be involved with the school. The music program could be beefed up more, along with the art program and pyhsical activity programs, but at least they exist and the parents are always welcome to get involved to try and create solutions if they see an area they would like improved.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2007
My daughter has gone there for the past 4 years and absolutely loves it. Parents are required to work a certain amount of hours per year which is difficult for working parents, but it is totally worth it. The entire staff is very supportive & truly cares about our kids.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2006
This will be our last year as a Cambridge Heights family, when our youngest son completes 6th grade it will be a bittersweet transition. After 13 years of parent participation, I cannot imagine a picnic, school play, or overnight field trip that doesn't include one of our boys. This campus has been an extension of our family, and I cannot think of anywhere else I would entrust my children's educational foundation. The small work groups allowed for additional support in challenging subjects, and the ability to work above grade level in those which came more easily. Each son found his strength- chess club, music lessons, worm club, drama club, community service, art and more. Fantastic teachers, flexible learning environment, and completely involved administration. I highly recommend Cambridge to any parent looking for an alternative to the traditional public school experience.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2006
Loved the pod set up but thought the teachers needed to have more communication with parents on school work issues.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2006
Parent participation a plus. Great school

- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2005
Cambridge is a great school, my son is in kindergarten and is having a wonderful experience and really enjoying school and learning. They have a wonderful reward system to boost the kids self esteem, and bring home a reasonable amount of homework. Their encouragement of reading and learning to read is really showing in my son. Parents need to be very involved and this is required at this school, a minimum of 36 hours a year volunteering is needed from parents.

- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2003
Cambridge is a wonderful school with great teachers, like Mr. Burbridge and Mrs. Lawrence

- submitted by a parent
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Cambridge Heights Elementary School
5555 Fleetwood Drive, Citrus Heights, CA  95621
(916) 867-2000
Last modified Cambridge Heights Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Cambridge Heights Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top