9
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School leader:  Alison Makela
8500 Madera Drive
El Cerrito, CA 94530-2051

(510) 231-1412
(510) 235-8003
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Submitted by a parent · August 27, 2014
Our principle Ms. Makela is really committed and she really makes an effort to connect with the kids instead of spending all her time doing administrative work in her office. Also the PTA here is off the chain! So much energy, love and pride here.... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 14, 2014
This is our neighborhood school and we are committed to making it the best it can be. So far, after two years, we are pretty satisfied. The new principal (Alison Makela) is stellar and has great vision and leadership abilities. The best is yet to... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 12, 2013
My son has been going to Madera since Kinder..He has nothing but positive vibes coming from this school. The principal who originally there when he started isnt there anymore but the new principal is great also! I am very impressed by the homework... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 20, 2012
I am a Madera parent and and educator of 15 years. My 2 children are starting their 3rd year at the school. I feel compelled to balance the reviews below. While I will agree that some teachers depend too much on handouts, I have also seen... more

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Last modified: June 2, 2016
Last modified Madera 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.
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