Students enrolled 700
School leader Renamarie Gibbs
Transportation options Yes
District Cypress Elementary

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9739 Denni Street
Cypress, CA 90630

(714) 220-6960
(714) 229-7720
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5 stars
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August 15, 2014
This school has excellent teachers and a new caring Principal who keeps parents well-informed. The teachers expect a lot and there is a lot of homework, but my daughter has excelled at this school with its advanced curriculum. My 3rd grade daughter, required to read for 30 minutes a day, now reads at the 6th grade level. Her writing has improved dramatically. She aces most math tests and the teachers drill her twice a week on addition facts, allowing only a minute and a half to do 30 addition problems. My 2nd daughter, who just finished Kindergarten, was already expected to do research on Ocean Animals and then make an oral presentation. She needs extra assistance on math, but the caring teachers are willing to go out of their way to help. The school is on top of the latest learning systems such as Common Core, Reading Counts/Lexile Scoring, and Thinking Maps. The Principal offers educational classes to parents to help them understand the new tools and assist their children in maximizing the tools' effectiveness. The student pickup/dropoff has improved and security at the campus has improved with the installation of fences and better control of entrances.

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2014
My child has been at landell for 6 years and I'm sad to say the once pristine school has lost it's luster. Wonderful teachers have retired or left and the school is on its 3rd principal in the last 5 years. The new principal has no prior experience and is using the school as her pet project. The children are becoming increasingly disheartened and feel they no longer have a voice. I loved this school but I am thinking of switching schools. Several students this last year have transferred to other cypress schools due to the complete disorganization of the teaching staff and incompetence of the new principal. The teachers dress like frat boys and sorority girls rather than role models for our children.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2013
I've known many families over the years who have had children attend Landell School and they have had great experiences. It's a shame that just a few people with a few bad experiences post here and make it sound like the staff is bad. When you have so many families and students, there are bound to be a few people that are unhappy. It just seems that those are the ones who post instead of the happy ones. Just review Landell's stats and scores and how people continue to want to get their students into that school. They are definitely doing something right. Hey, if the school didn't fit for you, I'm sure you will find the one out there somewhere that's a better fit.

- submitted by a community member
January 19, 2013
I have to say that I share the views of many here. my son is 6 months of being here. is his first year and I am very sad to see how the teachers do yell and have no patience, the principal is very cold with the kids and i dont feel welcome in the school. this is the last year that my son will be here. I am very upset to see that many parents said things that are not true. they need to be more sincere

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2011
The preschool special ed program is outstanding because of a wonderful group of highly trained teachers and support staff. Amie Eder is a hardworking teacher who goes above and beyond when it comes to her students. She cares deeply about the students' success which makes her that much better at her job. The fact that the support staff, including speech therapist Stephanie Holl and the classroom aides, have endless energy and a desire to give it their all make this program one of the best I could have ever hoped for for my son. Because of this group of special education teachers, I have faith that he will have a great educational foundation that will take him farther than I could have ever imagined.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2010
Initially (6 years ago) I was concerned with the idea of a "Year Round" program. After the first year, and the progress that my son made, I was a believer. The teachers and principal are very hands on and involved with each student- this is what you hope for in your school but not always what you get. Landell has been a wonderful school and we will miss it when we move on toy junior high next year!

- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2009
Exellent school, my children love the principle and their teachers. My sons adacemic level seem much higher than their same grade cousins at another school.

- submitted by a parent
October 15, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 23, 2008
Landell is a very good school because it has many physical activies such as the program SPARK. It has hundreds of self controled students that are eager to learn. I highly recommend parents to enroll their child or children to this wonderful, dedicated as a distinguished school.

- submitted by a student
no rating November 20, 2008
i went to this school.. and it is the best. i came here in kindergarten and all the way to 6th grade. thanks to my teachers im in all honors

- submitted by a student
September 22, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
May 22, 2008
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April 01, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating January 10, 2008
This is an awesome school. The parent involvment is a HUGE factor. love love love this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 03, 2008
Landell is an excellent school. My child is in Kindergarten and loves her teacher. The teacher is well prepared,patient, and attends to each child on their own level. Currently, my child is reading at a second grade level and the teachers enthusiasm has contributed greatly to her success.

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2006
Landell is a wonderful school. I have never seen such parental involvement; it's very much expected. The teachers really get involved and some have added e-mails as a way to keep parents informed on upcoming assignments and activities. We feel Landell is the best!

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2006
Great PTA. Lots of parents involvement.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2006
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January 11, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2005
This is a wonderful school!

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2004
This is an academically challenging school with involved parents who value and encourage academic success. The majority of the teachers are excellent. The teaching goes beyond the textbook, with many projects, applications to learning and opportunities for further study. The principal leadership is strong. Note: they clearly will not accept parental teacher preferences, however, parents have the opportunity to submit a letter with child's learning needs, style, etc. for consideration in classroom placement.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2004
Of all the schools in the Cypress School District, Landell is definitely the best. The teachers are absolutely wonderful. I am so proud to be an alumni of this school.

- submitted by a former student
March 03, 2004
I do not have a child at Margaret Landell but I am a volunteer Science teacher. I have visited many schools in Orange Co. and can say that Landell is at the top of my list in providing the extra care students need in today's educational challenges, especially in the sciences.

- submitted by a community member
August 10, 2003
This is an excellent school with caring teachers and involved parents. Great teamwork. The year-round schedule is wonderful; students do not lose as much during the shorter summer break and the longer breaks in winter and spring are beneficial to teachers and students alike.

- submitted by a parent
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Margaret Landell Elementary School
9739 Denni Street, Cypress, CA  90630
(714) 220-6960
Last modified Margaret Landell Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Margaret Landell Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top