Students enrolled 664
Hours 8:30 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.
School leader Helen Lu
Transportation options Yes
District Cypress Elementary
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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5900 Cathy Ave
Cypress, CA 90630

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(714) 220-6990
(714) 220-6993
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4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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June 24, 2014
My child is a special needs high functioning aspergers student who went there and has struggled with her academics and was picked on and bullied by her peers. We decided to retain her based on her age, her grades, and from our child's input. Not only did the principal and district say no, they have reason for it. Moving a child to 7th grade when she is getting an D-, and F's, along with 700 points below the average reading level. The principal and district so no she is going on to 7th grade. I'll will be leaving this district and never coming back. Even with my spouse be involved at least once a week, they still made that decision.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
The school is great. At first I was afraid that my children were not going to get the attention they need with 30 students in the class, this was not so, they got the attention they needed to work on their weak point in their accedemics.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2009
The Vessels staff has instilled the Viking pride in my children. The staff has provided my kids with an outstanding educational environment. The principal has been really committed and accessible to the students and staff. She knows every student's name. Due to the fact that it's a small school, my children feel as though they are part of an extended family. They love the Vessels community.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2009
I absolutely LOVE this school. My daughter is a 1st grader and I have been really impressed so far with the staff, parents and administration. The principal has been wonderful to my daughter and even sought me out to let me know that she looked more relaxed out on the playground than last year. What principal notices those sorts of things? I give kudos to all involved with this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2008
I am a parent who has a child at the school currently. I agree with the other ratings I love the school as it is small and the parent involvement is great. I strongly disagree with the comments about the Principal. My son has had a couple of bullying episodes and the Principal handled it - my opinion unprofessionally and in one conversation has stated I can also choose an alternative - home school I assume. Not impressed with her or the majority of the teachers in the past 2 years. This is our 3rd year there and I hope this year is better. This is my only frame of reference yet I am truly not impressed.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2008
it is an amazing school that has inspired my 5 daughters and 3 sons to stay in school and avoid drugs. the teachers are awesome. They teach form the bottom of their heart. I lobe this school.

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June 05, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 04, 2007
I am the parent of a fourth grade student and I am more than pleased with the education he has received at Vessels. The teachers are caring and nurturing and they definitely challenge their students. My son has read great novels and has learned how to use many computer programs. There are also extracurricular activities. My son attends afterschool chess club as well as an art class. The music teacher is great. I know that there have been at least two performances this year. I think that Vessels is the best school in Cypress. It is a model school!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2007
This is a fantastic elementary. The teachers are very engaged with their students. My daughter is always excited to get to school, which says a lot. The school itself is smaller and well maintained.

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September 12, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
January 12, 2006
Vessels is a nice small school in a safe neighborhood.However I don't believe the students are challenged enough.There aren't as many extracurricular activities as other surrounding schools.Students are rarely involved in school performances for example.

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November 03, 2005
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October 27, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2005
This is a wonderful school!

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February 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2004
My son is in first grade this year and I have to say that the first grade team is excellent! I have been more than happy with Vessels this year.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2004
I just wanted to add that I have 2 children one of which is still attending vessels and the other is now in high school. I have been very happy with this school as well. My daughter learned to read in kindergarten very fast. I have to say the teachers in the lower grades are exceptional. The upper grade teachers are good also but I feel strongly that the k-3 teachers are exceptional. Your right the school is attractive and the location is great.

- submitted by a parent
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Frank Vessels Elementary School
5900 Cathy Ave, Cypress, CA  90630
(714) 220-6990
Last modified Frank Vessels 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.
Frank Vessels Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top