Students enrolled 561
Hours 8:35 - 3:22
School leader Tom Jones
Transportation options Yes
District Byron Union Elementary
Before school Yes
After school Yes

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40 Newbury Lane
Discovery Bay, CA 94505

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(925) 809-7550
(925) 516-9318
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4 stars
Based on 29 ratings

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September 01, 2011
Congratulations Timber Point students and staff 2011 for 34 point gain in API scores!!! 841 overall with huge gains for subgroups ... so proud to be a part of this school "family"!!!

- submitted by a community member
June 12, 2011
We love this school! My children recently completed Kinder, second and fourth grades. They all had amazing teachers with excellent communication. I felt I was involved in all their successes and struggles. My children were able to participate in lunch time violin lessons, art, chess club, GATE, student council and one of my children was involved in the magical castle learning center.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2011
This school has some great teachers, however, there are also many who are not so great. There are little to no additional activities, no PE for lower grades. My daughter has had problems with reading for over 3 years and was just tested. Once we got the test results, it still took over 2 months for her to be placed in the appropriate "literacy group." There is a huge bullying problem at this school and though many parents have complained, it still is rampant. The principal tries but is very ineffective.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2010
My son has attended Timber Point the last two years. His teacher the first was absolutely fantastic - she was an excellent teacher and very communicative - we all loved her. The experience this year has been the exact opposite - just a plain bad teacher and non-communicative we are not the only parents that have had problems with this teacher. The principal and others at the school are great to work with but, unfortunately they are far too tolerant of poor teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2010
Excellent! Love everything about this school!!! :) Teachers are amazing and helpful and keep great open lines of communication!

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2009
I have two kids in this great school, the teachers are superb and both of my kids are doing well academically. Parents are well involved, safe environment and I appreciate Mr. Burnright, approachable and visible around school. I am very happy where my kids are and cant wait for my lil one to be there soon!

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2009
This school has an amazing staff and it really works for all students. Flexible reading groups allowed my child to improve her level, and it allowed for students of a different level to also improve.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2009
I love this school! My kids are happy here! I love the new parking lot. It really makes pick up and drop off so much easier and safer for the several families that walk each day. The teachers are wonderful. The principal is out on campus talking to parents and kids every day. This is a great place.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2009
I love this school and I look forward to next year nbringing my chnildren back for another great year !!

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2009
I think Timber Point is a great school. I have two daughters, k and 1 grade. They are both excelling and thriving in the academic environment that is provided there. I'm not sure what the previous parent review (dated January 29, 2009) is basing his/her assessment of the school having low academic level. If they are new to California, they should check the other school districts in the area and compare them to Timber Point. We were in another school district for about 4 months last year and that is enough for me to gauge that Timber Point is well above that districts' level of academic excellence.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2009
My kids were in different schools in Atlanta, Ohio, Kansas and now in Timber Point, I can tell the school academic level is very very low, even though the state funding to this school is much more than any other school I know, the school programs and gym and other services quality range from very poor to non, school get ~$7600 per student I wonder where this money go, efforts from teachers and principle is not enough to improve the school API score and at least the quality time that student should spend at school.

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- submitted by a parent
October 05, 2007
I think the teachers at this school do a great job with the kids. However, the parking is unbearable. They have not yet figured out how to regulate the school traffic. I live one block from this school and it still takes 15 to 20 minutes just to get in and out. The School needs to figure out a solution soon. All the teachers park in front and back, so theres nowhere to park in the morning and afternoon. If your the type of parent that likes to walk your child to there destination, this school is not for you. They have no clue how to solve this traffic problem. Also if your child gets hot lunch from the cafeteria, prepare him or her to wait in a 10 minute line and miss most, or all of there lunch playtime. They only have 1 lunch person working at the register.

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September 20, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2007
My daughter loves Timber Point. The PTA is amazing with all new, motivated, creative and outgoing parents and teachers. They have put together a movie night, a parents night out, an evening at Taylor Ranch and more. It is so nice to drop my daughter off knowing she will be cared for. Her teacher is in constant contact with me and she truly enjoys my daughter being in her class. I receive a weekly email from the principal with updates. He is friendly and welcoming. He even came to school wearing Elvis hair on crazy hair day. I feel I am always welcome on campus and there are so many opportunities for me to help. Timber Point is an amazing school in a warm and cheerful community.

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August 13, 2007
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August 07, 2007
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August 01, 2007
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July 31, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 17, 2005
The level of parent involvement is high but the parents are very cliquish. Academics they are standard. Hit and miss with teachers. Music, art and sports and other extracurricular activities are not available. Because of the small community you are limited to activities for your child. No art or foreigh language. I agree with a previous reviewer, the pick-up and drop off precedures are unsafe. It's an accident waiting to happen.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2005
The best part about this school is the parent involvement. It is a fairly new facility and does not have a great art, sports or music program or much in the way of classes of this sort. The quality of academics is good with most classes in the lower grades being 20 to 1 ratio. There are computers in all classrooms and a nice large playground. The actual layout of the school is nice with there being a center courtyard and all classrooms surrounding it.

- submitted by a parent
December 22, 2004
This school is a big disappointment. Unless your child fits the wasp stereotype, they will feel left out. My child has attended this school for 2 years and has been in 3 different classrooms. None of the teachers made a difference. The academic programs are rudimentary and there is no cultural diversity. The homework does not correspond with the learning objectives in the classroom. Volunteers in the classroom are routinely ignored or sent home. The dropoff/pickup procedures are unsafe. Academic programs - below standards. Music - does not exist. Art - does not exist. Sports - does not exist. Extracurricular activites - do not exist. Computer Access or Instruction - does not exist. Positive Attitude and Safe Environment for students - does not exist.

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Timber Point Elementary School
40 Newbury Lane, Discovery Bay, CA  94505
(925) 809-7550
Last modified Timber Point 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.
Timber Point Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top