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13830 Whispering Hills Drive
Corona, CA 92880

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October 19, 2014
Family Fridays are a bit too much, they can hold these to once a month. Kids that parents can't take time off work(kinder)are in class crying because no one showed up. Not all parents/parent are stay at home like this school seems to expect. Also they need to work on the pick up and drop off that is a nightmare surely there is a better way of doing this , just because CNUSD doesn't want to provide bussing as everyone lives less than two mile radius that is still quite a walk for the younger ones. The teachers are good and so far the staff in the office has been good too. What happen to cubbies for lunch pail and hooks for backpacks! This is a newer school! Our child is definitely learning a lot here and we are very proud but this school still has a lot of developing and from how far back the reviews go it doesn't look like they will.

- submitted by a community member
September 07, 2014
I wish this school PTA thought a little harder about the feelings of the kids at this school. The ladies that supervise at recess are RUDE and MEAN to the kids, I never see compassion from these ladies EVER! They intimidate the kids and it's not right! It's an elementary school with little kids, the school should think about that! Then the PTA does this Grandparents Day at the school which bothers me because my kids don't have Grandparents that can come and I spoke to several other Mom's that said their kids come home upset because they have no Grandparents that can come. Why can't it be an outside of school event like they do for Mother/son, Father/daughter and all the others so it's not rubbed in the faces of kids who don't have Grandparents? I know at least 7 parents keeping their kids home that day, me included because of that event. School loses money and kids miss a day of school. PLEASE think about it and make some changes! Oh and I 100% agree with the lady about 100 mile club, have some compassion for the kids! If you wont get out there in that weather, don't make the kids do it either! Make it 30-45 min instead of an hour when its 90 degrees outside and when it's windy!

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2014
My child is in her 2nd year at Rosa Parks. We love it! Can't complain about a thing. Her teachers have been amazing, the office staff is kind and helpful, the parking could be better, but all schools around here are like that, so I can't dock stars. If you stay involved then you can help and watch your children learn and grow. It's been great! So glad to be involved in such a top of the line learning facility!

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2014
My son Abhi doesn't like this school because he misses his friends back in Canyon Vista.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2014
Rosa Parks - my 3rd grade daughter came in the middle of track d school year, as we left PUSD. Her last 3rd grade teacher recorded poor math scores for her as I was very confused seeing as though her homework grades were A's. From her 1st Month at Rosa Parks her grades seemed to excel and improve almost immediately. This goes to show, that although it begins with good parenting you need the support of qualified teachers coupled with school spirit, and I believe Rosa Parks Elementary Provides all the above. :)

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2014
I am so thankful to have my son attend Rosa Parks. His Special Needs teacher Mrs. Nunez is outstanding. She is clearly dedicated to his success and that of her class.

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2014
Both of our children attend (1st and 2nd grade). We couldn't be happier with the teachers (we especially loved Mrs. Rife in kinder), principal, and believe that the school is first rate. There is a lot of parent participation and lots of opportunities for after school activities. The school librarian is pretty awesome too.

- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2014
The only problem I have with this school is their front office. They are extremely rude and dont even acknowledge you when you walk in. Both of my girls have gone to this school for 6 years and its always been the same. They simply dont want to be bothered and are not very helpful. I thought it would change when they got a new principle a couple years ago but nothing did. I have been to front offices of Eastvale elementary, Riverheights and Ramirez and this front office staff has a few things to learn.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2014
I'm so irritated with this school! I don't feel like they have the kids best interest at heart at all. Every Tuesday they have 100 mile club and the kids have to run for about 45 minutes, today is very windy and they still made the kids go out there and do it! First thing in the morning they had 1st-3rd graders out there in the cold windy air. Backpacks were blowing everywhere and papers flying out of kids hands but does the school care? Nope, they were all in their warm offices and just had the noon supervisors go out and deal with it. Teachers were in meeting so they didn't have to deal with it either. I called the office to ask why they were still doing it because my child has allergies and asthma and her only response was that he could go sit in the office while they did 100 mile if I wanted him to. Ya, every kid wants to go sit in the office for an hour and be isolated from their friends. Even the kids without asthma or allergies shouldn't have had to suffer through that! They treat these kids like cattle and it's a horrible!!! Even as I type this I can hear the gusts of wind against the window and all the stuff blowing around outside. Shame on you Rosa Parks!

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
the teachers are great but I shouldn't have to feel obligated to buy an X-mas gift, birthday gift, end of year gift and then get SLAMMED WITH TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK! Teacher apprciation week is soo annoying, make parents fee OBLIGATED to buy gifts for 5 days then I FEEL OBLIGATED to pictch in as much as $20 bucks to buy b day gifts and x-mas gifts and end of year gifts. When they retire far earlier than I can, that is their GIFT FROM ME as a tax payer. Unions have BRAIN WASHED everyone to think teachers don't get paid well. Teachers even THINK THAT. I heard one of my kids teachers actually say that to the whole class once. I shouldn't EVER be asked to pay money to any teacher. I actually feel it's wrong. I feel taken advantage. I would have more respect if it was buy supplies for class or collect for a St. Judes. But to ask and collect !0 -20 bucks a student for a teacher severl times a school year is a bit much. Teacher appreciation week should be DAY. We act like they are doing us a favor when they are doing a job we pay them to do very well for about 7 months out of the year.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
I have to agree with the parent that said the office staff is rude, mostly one lady and I believe it's the same lady your talking about. I also think it's interesting that our school is so overloaded and the kids are being sent to other schools until there is room for them because there are so many kids here with transfers! How is that fair? They get to fill up the spaces and the kids who should have those spaces are shipped out to a different school. It's ridiculous! My son had to start at a different school last year and than they let him move here like 2 weeks later, it was so confusing for him! I guess the school/principal just doesn't care about what's fair, it doesn't affect them so why bother? But I bet if it was his kid being sent to a different school than the one he bought a house for thinking it would be his kids school, he wouldn't be too happy! Get the kids with tranfers out of there and tell THEM to come when there is room, not the kids that belong there! We're not alone in this, I know so many other parents that feel this way, it's topic of conversation quite often.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2013
first off I would like to just state how rude the office staff is!!!! Im sure they are tired of peopleccalling in upset about be overloaded but they give you the run around!! No answers until 5 days before the school starts and they dont forward your paperwork until the day before!! Now we got called to go back to Rosa Parks but were given no specific info. When I called the office I was told that they are very busy because an assembly just got out. Maybe I can call back? Um no....ill hold....I need an answer as to a track assignment. Then they transfwr me to some grouchy lady who answers the phone by saying "what track?" Thats what im calling you for! I said who is this? (Since she didnt introduce herself) then she repeated "what track" I told you lady im callibg you for a track assignment! She sounded like that grouchy monster lady on Monsters Inc. What a way to welcome a new student!!! Rude and unprofessional!!

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2013
Love the teachers in this school. They have done a wonderful job with my kids. I took away one star for the traffic around the school during pickup and drop off. There are hundreds of students being released from the school and middle school at the same time. Drivers don't help - some of the worst. No buses. No crossing guards. No police to curb dangerous drivers. The school district and city council are aware and yet no action has been taken. Guess that we will have to wait until a kid goes missing or gets hit by a car before the problem is taken seriously. Sad but true.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2013
My child is very lucky to attend a school like Rosa Parks. It is one of the best in the city & district. A very diverse school full of bright students, great principal, staff and PTA! Lots of fun events throughout the year, lots of parent involvement and over all lots of school spirit. The school is very organized, clean and SAFE! Producing great test scores and advancing our youth today, Rosa Parks has a great set of teachers no matter what track you are on. My son is in second grade now and I have loved every single one of his teachers so far, Mrs. Thompson, Mrs. Borden and Mrs. Hill. Rosa Parks is a wonderful elementary school. LOVE IT!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2013
I have three kiddos that attend Rosa Parks and I couldn't be happier with this school. I have a child in 6th grade, 4th grade and 1st grade. Mrs. Vosberg, has been all three of my kiddos' 1st grade teacher. She is a fantastic teacher! She has helped my children to excel and to love school. I wish I could just take her with us to all of the grades! Rosa Parks is a better school because of her and my children and better students because of her.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2013
We have had a great year with Mrs. Vosberg in first grade. The writing program is great and we gave seen growth from a few simple sentences to whole paragraphs. Family Fridays are the best because it's a chance to get involved and know what is going in class. Mrs. Vosberg uses email and her website to be sure that important information is quickly communicated. Homework ad tests are quickly returned. Class expectations are clearly stated and consistently reinforced. Reading with teacher in a small group is a favorite. Thanks, Mrs. Vosberg for helping students grow.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2013
Mrs. Vosberg is a fantastic teacher. Her first grade class is excellent. Her commitment to the students is overwhelming. She goes above and beyond as a teacher. She truly cares about each individual student in her class. My family wants to thank Mrs. Vosberg for her hard work and dedication. We have had two children in her class and they have both received a solid foundation to move on to second grade. Rosa Parks is lucky to have her as a teacher.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2013
This a great school. I love to volunteer in Mrs. Vosberg's first grade class. The daily communication report tells me exactly how well my child did. We love to work on the art projects and seeing them posted in the classroom. There are opportunities for students to do oral presentations. Mrs. Vosberg always provides extra help and support when needed. There are lots of ways to get invoked. We have done several but our favorite was science night.

- submitted by a community member
May 15, 2013
In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, I am writing to encourage everyone to take a moment and thank their teachers. I want to thank Mrs. Vosberg from first grade. She always took time to give me lots of feedback on my student's reading/writing and helped her learn to love math. Teachers really do make a lifetime of difference. Thank you, teachers at Rosa Parks, for all that you have done for my family.

- submitted by a community member
May 04, 2013
Mrs. Vosberg is the best. Always upbeat. Keeps the kids on task. The learning environment is super. Have had two kids in her class and both have done great. You always know exactly how your student is doing individually and compared to the class using Zangle.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2013
This is a wonderful school. As teacher appreciation day approaches, my family wants to acknowledge Mrs. Vosberg for all of her effort and hard work. We have had two children in her first grade class and both did exceptionally well. Mrs. Vosberg was interested in helping each of our children reach their full potential. Love how she organized Family Friday so that parents learn how to help their student by using a fun activity. Academic expectations and assignments are clearly defined. She uses lots of tools to help students stay engaged. Thanks, Mrs. Vosberg for all you do!

- submitted by a parent
January 31, 2013
Great kinder program! All the kinder teachers are great, especially to their students. I really like this school

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2012
Wow!! I also read the comment left on Aug. 27th. I am a parent and it saddens me that a PARENT would leave this kind of a comment regarding OUR children's school. I personally love this school!! My child is excelling at this school and has a wonderful teacher. I can't say enough good things about our PTA. They work SO HARD! They rock! A big thanks to them!

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2012
Just wanted to respond to the August 27, 2012 review stating, "be obligated to purchase 9 gifts a year for teachers." I have NEVER asked anyone for a gift nor am aware of any teacher asking for a gift. Just for informational purposes, please apprise yourself of the year round calendar. We do not have three months off. Further days off combine furlough days which are not paid because of budget cuts. Teachers basically adopt their 32 or 34 students each year. Birthday gifts, holiday gifts are bought from the teachers salary. What other job in this universe has dedicated people (teachers in this case) using their well earned dollars to support 32 or 34 others? We also purchase art materials for centers and room decorations. Do other jobs expect their employees to do that? Please make sure you do your homework before stating incorrect facts. Arriving early,staying late and taking work home to correct, lesson planning, calling/email parents are all after hours tasks. So much for our own time. We teach because we care, love learning and are inspiring life long learners.

- submitted by a teacher
August 17, 2012
LOVE this school.I think the kinder and 1st grade program family fridays is amazing!!!! Can't complain also has a great PTA!!!

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2011
excellent environment for learning with great teachers. My kids are exceling at this school. I only wish they had a little bit more of parent contribution.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2011
I have to say this school has it's pro's and con's for sure. I agree 100% that the office staff is incerdibly rude, I always feel like I'm interrupting them when I come in, I really miss the ladies at the previous school! As far as the principal goes, I have to say that he really came through for me. We had an issue where my child might have to switch tracks without her wanting to and when I explained to him how horrible that would be for her he really listened to me and he worked it out for us so that she could stay on her current track. I can't tell you how awesome that was! Everyone has their own experiences with the school some good and some bad but in this case it was very good! My only issue currently is the drop off and pick up system. It's a nightmare!

- submitted by a parent
July 06, 2011
I was called to the office because my son whom just started KINDERGARTEN is behind????? he is not writing or reading to the schools expectations? Give me a break he is just getting use to the new school environment. However the principal and teachers want to make sure he excells in school so that the schools ratings go up? Hmmmm not happy at all

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2011
So far I am giving this school 1 star. I registered my child back in March and since then I have been given the run around. School starts in 6 days and my child does not have a classroom or track assignment. As of this morning, I have been told that my child will not receive a classroom or track assignment and may not be able to attend the school even though it is his home school. I understand there is overcrowding however telling a parent that it is unclear what school their child will be attending the week before school starts shows a distinct lack of concern for the students. The manner in which parents in this situation are treated is disconcerting. Each week I am told something different. The school has not sent us any information or even called. The information I have now is due to my calls to them and waiting on hold for 15-20 minutes. As of right now, we are just supposed to show up on Monday and they will decide what to do then. I am hoping they won't forget about me as we are waiting for them to acknowledge our presence on Monday.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2011
The office staff at this school is unprofessional and rude. When I first arrived for my prescheduled appointment to register my child, the staff did not acknowledge my presence until the finished their conversation about Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz. I stood at the counter for 3-5 minutes as they had their conversation in front of me. Then I was called back behind the counter to meet with the individual who was to take my paperwork. I was not escorted behind the counter. I was yelled at to come over at an unidentifiable person behind a cube that couldn't even take the time to stand up so I could see who was talking to me. This person did not say hello, did not smile, didn't do anything but take my paperwork without a word and start typing in the computer. Nothing like a little human decency. When the typing was done, did this person say goodbye or welcome to Rosa Parks? No, I was handed back my paperwork with the same frown and told to go see X. When I asked who it was, this individual still didn't get up from the chair, she just pointed. I don't get it. Is this how the school wants to give their first impression? Very disappointed.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2011
The STAFF in the office is very RUDE... Registration for Kindergarten was a nightmare and the track we requested was cancelled. They put us in a different track that wasn't even one of our other 3 choices. Tried to change but they won't work with you - just give you the run around... Good Luck to anyone new to the school - Unless you already have a child enrolled, then they might listen to you!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2011
My son has been attending Rosa Parks since Kindergarten and is currently in 2nd grade. My daughter is in Kindergarten. The staff, principal and special resources exceeded our expectations. The principal and teachers are A++++. We couldn't be happier. Clean, safe, great leadership and exceptional educational staff.

- submitted by a parent
March 21, 2011
It is a great School and every teacher is a respective and they will take personal care also, This is the best school for your kinds.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2011
This school has exceeded my expectations. My children have really soared academically since attending this school. Their teachers have done an excellent job (Mrs. Torres and Mrs. Sarlea). I am very happy.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2010
I have 2 children who attend Rosa Parks. My oldest has since the school has opened. She has been involved in a variety of activities including GATE, drama, dance, science fairs, and the 100 mile club. My youngest just started kindergarden and loves it too. They recognized early on that she was a different learner and immediately provided assistance == before I could even hire a private tutor. The teachers are great and the administration is wonderful to work with all the time.

- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2010
The school and staff have exceeded my expectations for the last 3 years. I have had my 4 children at the campus since the day it opened. I appreciate the professional staff, academics, parent participation and the social environment. These are extremely difficult financial times and R.P. continues to pull it off.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2010
I want to give credit to the staff for their support and try their best. It is true that there is room for efficiency improvement, but on average, the faculity is generally nice and approachable. I would encourage for 'loving' what you do and 'enjoy' what you can give to the troubled parents - I was one being kicked back-and-forth in the process and among schools for kids' enrollment on day 1. After my kids started their learning from the expert educaters, they love the school ! Recommendation : don't give up this school, the teachers are super and wonderful !!!

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2010
My son has been enrolled here since July, 2009. By September 2009, he knew how to read short sentence books. He's continued to improve and develop his learning skills since. It is part our kid s skills, and part the quality of teaching they receive. We believe that RPE has a great teaching program and well prepared educators under good leadership. We also believe that a child's education begins at home, and that by the time Children are sent to school, the manners learned at home should blend with their academics, turning the teachers into facilitators, instead of an extension of a parent. Some parents should be part of the solution and not the problem. Instead of complaining, they should take a more decisive role in their kid's lives, and not blame the school for their kid's academic short comings. My 3 year old will definitely attend here. 1st Grader Paret JP.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2010
This is a wonderful school with great teachers and a great staff. We moved here from Diamond Bar, CA where the schools are also very highly ranked and were pleasantly surprised at the teachers positive and constant outlook as well as the high standards achieved by the students attending.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2010
this school is horrible the office staff is rude and act as if you are bothering them. The principal Mr. Saxena does not try to solve problems but tries to make more when there is a situation i would not reccomend this school at all and i am in the process in trying to transfer

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2010
This is a great school, not just academically but socially as well. The principal is very approachable, as well as the librarian and so far, my kids teachers have been great. The one thing this school needs to improve are the people in the front desk, the secretaries, although I've seen improvement for some since the school opened.

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no rating December 20, 2009
This is a great schoo! My child has done very well academically and loves to attend school. I really need to thank Mrs. Arreola for focusing on high academic standards for my child. My child had good grades all last year and her California State Test scores were the best ever--Advanced in math and language arts! Mrs. Arreola encouraged my child academically, made them feel successful, and challenged. The principal is dedicated, friendly, approachable, and takes pride in the school. The campus is beautiful, clean, and it has indoor hallways.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2009
My son is in kindergarten and he loves his school. He's learning so much. He has a great teacher. The school is very nice and clean. It has been a better experience than we have anticipated kindergarten to be for our son.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2009
I love this school! My child has gone there since it opened and what a change. The teachers are amazing and work so well together. My child is always prepared for the state test and for the next grade. A huge difference in the quality of education from the school we came from down the street.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2009
I think if you want an average experience and education for your child then this is the school. I am so disappointed with this school, my son transferred from a nearby school due to district transfers, and this school cannot compare at all. The staff in the office is not welcoming or helpful, and the principal is great socially (by knowing names of parents and students) but lacks many other skills. I do not recommend this school, and we will be trying to transfer out of this huge disappointment asap.

- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2009
This was the first year my 3 kids have attended this school. I have been to many other schools around southern california and this one is hands down the best. The staff works together to not only educate but to encourage and support there students. Everyone in the office is wonderful and welcoming and so are the principles. Thank you to all of the staff who work so hard for our children, I appreciate you!

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no rating December 02, 2008
I am sad to say how greatly disappointed I am in this school. My child came from a near by school in the district and begged me not to change schools. I wish I hadn't. There has been nothing but problems from the beginning. My child has been harrassed, bullied and even threatened by other students. When I took the situations to the administration, I was told there were no bullying problems at this school. There were no disciplinary actions taken towards any of the students who harrassed my child. I am extremely disappointed in all aspects of this school. I am trying to remove her from this campus.

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November 12, 2008
Rosa Parks Elementary is an excellent school. I have been very happy with my daughters teachers and the principal!

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September 04, 2008
This is the first year for my three children in this school, one of them is hard of hearing, she came from a verry good school district that provided excellent services for hearing impared children. At first I was not sure if I had done the right thing by moving her from the previous school, but I then realized that this is a great school. My daughter is verry happy and the teachers are great.

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Rosa Parks Elementary School
13830 Whispering Hills Drive, Corona, CA  92880
(951) 736-7305
Last modified Rosa Parks 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.
Rosa Parks Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 59 reviews. Top