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K-6
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Corona, CA
Students enrolled: 895

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2050 Aztec Lane
Corona, CA 92879

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November 13, 2014
I absolutely love Mckinley! My son is in his final year and has attended since kindergarten. He has always been at the top of his class and I have the wonderful teachers to thank! Kids club offering for after school care has been a tremendous help as well. It's hard being a working mom and not getting off everyday at 3. All the kids seem nice and loving and we have never had any issues with bullying. Pta is wonderful with their involvement and organizing field trips and such. We've always loved McKinley.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
I started out a skeptical this year because of last years principal, but overall Dr. Dedrict seems to be a positive principle. I love that he started "The leader in me" program and I have not seen much of a bullying problem so far, like I know there were in years past. Starting to have some school pride! I love my sons teacher this year too!

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2013
I love this school.it has a very responsible and kind staff.My son's teacher is the best.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
I love this school, I wish the teachers were around when my daughter was in school ( 30 years ago) Thanks Mrs Luna my niece loves going to your class everyday. And so far Dr, D is doing a good job too !

- submitted by a community member
February 01, 2013
I LOVE THIS SCHOOL. MY SON ATTENDS MRS. BAILEYS KINDERGARTEN CLASS AND I CAN NOT BEGIN TO TELL YOU HOW IMPRESSED I AM WITH THE TEACHERS, SCHOOL STANDARDS AND PRINCIPAL. I AM VERY ACTIVE IN THIS SCHOOL AND I SEE HOW CONCERNED, CARING AND EFFICENT THIS STAFF IS . KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. IM A PROUD PARENT OF A MCKINLEY KINDERGARTEN STUDENT.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2013
McKinley needs improvements fast! The constant feel of the school environment is let someone else take care of it. With the size of the staff and the amount of parents its ridiculous how much falls through the cracks.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2013
My oldest daughter now 16 attended Mckinley entirely. Honor student great teachers an awesome staff. We had changes with principal's and so forth but Ms. Neumann came in and has always been great. Now my youngest daughter attends and teachers remain great and no problems. Talk with your child. My daughter is escorted at times to my truck by the principal and she does care! No one is perfect but I think she a very nice person no matter what anyone says. Also, on issues of bullying I do agree it needs to be more aggressive in actions such as suspension or kicked out! Parents get into the office and quit calling face to face will work if not then go to the district. Talk to your child!

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2012
I am very disapointed that these parents feel so negative towards the principal first of all she is very hard working. Dedicated not only to her Staff but also to the students. I would like to see the parents who are complaining have the responsibility of not only over 800 students but also staff. Parents that are the first ones to complain are the ones that are never involved. My two children go thr and i have never had a problem not only with a teacher or the principal. Stop pointing a finger and put yourself in her shoes. And if you feel so strongly about it be more involed.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2012
My child was a student and had a horrible time in his last 2-3 years because of bullying. No support from a school that has a "no tolerance" rule. In 4th grade it was horrible and Mrs Friedl was the worst. She saw what was happening and did NOTHING!! I was promised that the bullying kids would be taken care of....but of course it wasn't! The more and more problems my child had the more excuses I heard for the guilty. Clean up the bullying problem and get better leadership and McKinley may get the great reputation it had when we started there. I must say the teacher are wonderful (except the above mentioned) and the PTA is exceptional. This school is not shy on creating entertainment for the kids but the administrative part of it has really hurt the moral of the school. In the final years of my child going here all I heard was how parents were trying to get there kids transferred to another school because of the principal and the falling of the parent/teacher/school relationship and how its faultering. Guess one should analyze and to who was the last one to come on board and who is to blame for sinking the ship!

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2012
Sorry but My son is out of this school soon! Some teachers are doing hard work I am sure... But from what I expereinced in this school made me think twise! so Finally my son going to a better school :)

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2012
Great school, great faculty. My son attended for 4 years and did very well. Never had an issue, parents who complain about teachers need to speak to their children and be better parents. Too bad we cant take teachers with us to jr high. Thanks for the experience MC

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2012
We need another Principle. She could care less about the kids and is only interested in furthering her career. Some of the teachers are same thing. I am very disappointed. If the child got an A or B, teacher will love him. if he gets C and under he will be not her attention anymore and she will not even care if he gets an A. I called the office so many times requesting Parent teacher meeting to discuss my son 5th grade needs and what can we do to improve it, THEY IGNORED me big time. I think there is discrimination in the school towered second language English and that's so sad. We are in a free country. we all Americans no matter of our heritage or color. Please Human Resources do something about that. WE need another Principle. educated teachers that will care about the child who is not doing good at school... Please do like other schools. Highland or Corona ranch "what a great principle, teachers they have" Thank you. Angry MOM

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2012
After 4 years at McKinley, we are finally jumping ship and going to another school and it is because of the principal, Ms. Neuman. First off, let me say that the teachers, PTA and majority of the office staff are wonderful. My son has gone to McKinley since the 1st grade and has never had a bad teacher. He received student of the year in 5th grade and is always on High Honor Roll. I attribute his success to the amazing, hard working teachers. With that being said, the principle is another story. She is fake, mindless and is only interested in her paycheck. She does not have the best interest of the children at heart and she blows off any parent who has a question or concern. She never returns phone calls and I personally have had to call her boss at the District and complain about her not returning my call after I left 4 messages for her. The police have been called to the school on several occasions, by teachers and parents, due to bullying, because Ms. Neuman refuses to adequately handle situations properly. McKinley has a zero tolerance rule on bullying, but Ms. Neuman does not follow that rule. McKinley would be a great school if Ms. Neuman would find a new home.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2012
Totally agree with the parents that say the principal does nothing. She could care less about the kids and is only interested in furthering her career. What's worse is the district backs her poor decisions. It appears that they too want to help keep her record clean. The principal says "thank you for bringing this to my attention" then does nothing. She should add in "now I can quickly sweep this under the rug and manipulate the situation to protect myself and my career.". How about protecting the kids like you are paid to do? The teachers are amazing. They work so hard to teach our children even when their classes grow every year. They do a fantastic job. Even though they have a principal that doesn't discipline kids that disrupt their classes. It makes a tough job even tougher but these teachers get their job done. Too bad the principal doesn't do hers. The PTA is amazing and works very hard to raise money so that our kids have great programs provided to them. Overall it's a good school but really needs a new principal that puts the kids and their safety first.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2012
The principal never addresses issues brought to her attention. She has a total disregard for bullying, foul language and unacceptable behavior. She enables bullying by never disciplining the students who exhibit poor behavior time and time again. When approached she simply says "thank you for bringing this to my attention". I am very disappointed that whenver issues are brought to her attention, they never actually get any attention and are quickly dismissed. I have seen this on numerous occasions. That being said, McKinley has some amazing teachers and staff it's a shame that I cannot same about the principal .

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2012
I agree with the parent who says the principle has a disregard for bullying. I believe it is rampant in this school. My child comes home with so many stories that need immediate teacher principle intervention but instead is told to stop tattling. Again in agreement with the "no student left behind" comment. My child is having a few struggles in the 4th grade and needs a little extra help. The school now does what they call intervention courses in math and language arts- the intervention classes are just as big as the normal class size so again no real help there. I asked the principle if they had something where my child can get one on one and she responded" that aint gonna happen". The school gets an A+ for fun activities and keeping the students entertained but fails in my book when it comes to getting the students to understand work given and actually apply it.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2011
The basic outline structure of the school is good, but the classes are too large for a teacher to help a small group, let alone one child who cannot keep up in class. If the kids aren't getting it, they just push onto the next subject, and give them crazy amounts of homework which even I as a parent am struggling with! The teacher is very nice, but I would like to see more understanding of the children. "No children left behind:" is definitely not the case here. Have no complaints about any of the staff, and the PTA does a great job with fundraisers.

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2011
I love Mckinley and the staff here are amazing, however not sper excited about the principal, she seems to have a constant disreguard for bullying and other important issues, she never makes time and is always too busy for parents. However I ahve 3 kids here now and have never been unhappy with the teachers infact I have never seen a better group of teachers!!!!

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2011
We have enjoyed all the teachers. All staff are hard-working and love kids. Our daughters can't wait for this year to begin!!!!

- submitted by a community member
August 04, 2011
We are very happy with Mckinley, my son had Mrs Kliss for Kindergarten and she was awesome! The principal was very involved and had a lot of fun family activities to offer. Looking forward to 1st grade!

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2010
Two years and two GREAT TEACHERS but 2 years of a completely non responsive principal. She is terrible and now in our second year, and only 3rd month of the school year there are already 4 serious incidents that Ms. Neumann has completely disregarded. She is dismissive with parents attempting to communicate, takes no responsibility and her favorite line before brushing you off is "thanks for bring it to my attention, I'll look into it" . but nothing happens, children are now being endangared by her lack of attention to what is happening on campus.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2010
I love Mrs Bailey the Kindergarten teacher.She is th best and i still wonder why McKinley is ranked 7 being a great school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 20, 2010
very active and caring school. my grandson's grades reflect this!!!! thank you to everyone at mckinley school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 17, 2010
I have taught at McKinley for 14 years and love it. All 4 of my children have attended McKinley since Kindergarten.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2010
The education the students receive and the family activities that are offered to the families of the students and community.

- submitted by a parent
February 19, 2010
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September 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2009
This school is fantastic!!!! we moved to corona near the end of the school year. I was really worried about my little girl adjusting to the move, new school and all that comes along with it, Mckinley made the transtition easy! Mrs. Baily was her teacher and she is fantastic! every kinder kid needs a teacher like her to start their school years with! The principal is Great and letecia in the office is one of the neatest and most helpful ladies you will ever meet!!! Thanks Mckinley!!!

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2009
McKinley is the best school, I have three children in it since kindergarten, and all my children excel because of the high qualified teachers, staff and smart leadership. It has the best PTA ever which gives the school a unique body. Teachers give the students the highest knowledge despite all the cuts this year! McKinley is our morning home :) S. Shbaita

- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2009
We are near the end of the school year, and my kindergartener has excelled. Her reading comprehension has increased more than I imagined. The teachers care, the principal is great. Good School!

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 29, 2008
I feel the school is great. My child attended last year and the quality of education was great. They school performed up to my expectations. McKinley is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
August 14, 2008
My daughter just started Kindergarten here. The school is completely welcoming, they had 3 kinder prep meetings prior to school starting which was a great way to get the kids familiar with their classrooms and teachers. The principal and vp are very loving and nice, I am very happy so far!

- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2008
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- submitted by a student
December 03, 2007
The school was wonderful before the principal and vice principal left last year. The school does not have the same drive as it once had, the number and quality of programs has diminished and our students are not made to feel as important as the previous principal made all of us feel. I believe the new leadership is questionable as well.

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2007
This school was great! With the new principle and vice-principle, there has been a noticeable degradation in school. After school/student help activities have been cut. Teachers are not given the adequate support to be able to give more one on one attention to students. My son is in a 4th grade class with 34 students. His teacher is being forced to stick to a regimen and pace that has allowed my and other students to be left behind. If a student does not learn in the exact way that the book teaches, they are left out. This school is heading down and steep hill. The district needs to reevaluate the 'leaders' they have put into this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2006
McKinley Elementary provided my daughter with a excelleant educatation curriculum and a dedicated teaching staff.

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December 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
September 27, 2005
Fantastic, love it. Child in school since kindergarden, now in 3rd grade. Great teachers, principal, VP, etc. Great PTA and family events.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2005
Mckinley has the best Resource program and the teachers are outstanding. I had two of my kids attend resource and they have made great accomplishments and the teachers had made such a positive impact in there learning abilities.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2005
McKinley is a a school that has a wonderful office staff, an outstanding principal, and excellent teachers. This school cares about the education of the children. They have many activities to keep the children and parents involved. Whenever you have a concern that needs to be addressed they staff is never too busy to assist you. You will be sad when it is time for your child to leave McKinley because they make you feel like family!

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2005
Enthusiast Principal delivers big impact to all students and teachers. McKinley has that!

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April 05, 2005
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April 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 28, 2004
Mckinley is the best school ever it has agreat principal and a lot of great teachers.

- submitted by a student
July 08, 2004
My son attended 5th and 6th grade at Mckinley Elementary in Corona. The teachers and staff were excellent. My son enjoyed the 2 years he was there and overall, the school's standards were outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
June 08, 2004
I love the school and I think they truly focus on education and teaching the children great morals and principals.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2004
McKinley is the best school I ever been to. The students are so well behaved and kind! The Principal is dedicated to her work and visits the classes and helps the kids. The teachers are good too, they come up with fun ways of learning. McKinley will always be the best Elementary in Corona.

- submitted by a former student
February 18, 2004
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William Mckinley Elementary School
2050 Aztec Lane, Corona, CA  92879
(951) 736-7190
Last modified William Mckinley Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
William Mckinley Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 48 reviews. Top