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K-8
Public district
Esparto, CA
Students enrolled: 712
Before care: No
 

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17120 Omega Street
Esparto, CA 95627

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(530) 787-3417
(530) 787-4844
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Map of Esparto K-8 address.
Develops empathy: Agree
June 30, 2015
Yes my child had the hardest time with manners in general and has since started with please thank you and always asking before she gets something . I also LOVE how the teachers greet each child in the morning with a smile and positive attitude. My child absolutely loved going to school every morning. I barely would get a bye.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Effective
June 30, 2015
All my child talks about is what her teacher showed her at school and says no this is how teacher showed me and that to me means there is some level of effective behavior in the classroom.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Don't know
June 30, 2015
My child will only be starting the Kindergarten program. So I'm excited to see what she brings home.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Agree
June 30, 2015
My child was taught the "bubble" theory which meant stay in your own space and respect others and she seems to use it VERY WELL.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Agree
June 30, 2015
My child has attended this school and went from not knowing how to even spell their name to excelling far beyond that as in learning shapes, words , songs, sharing using manners and just an entirely different child then the one I sent there. The Teacher was REALLY good with her and she was absolutely amazing. Over all I thought the year was great learning experience for my child. I to attended the school when I was younger as well as my parents so I was VERY CONFIDENT in my decision.

- submitted by a parent

June 30, 2015
My entire family has agent to the school and they have been VERY welcoming and willing to put in the hard work and dedication it takes to help a child successfully grow academically. I for one attended the school all the way to High School the became a Medical Assistant and still remember how nice the teachers were to me and how much my own child tells me they like be the school.

- submitted by a parent

August 16, 2012
This school should be shut down because it is filthy! I found trash that appeared to be decomposing in the playground mulch, and the inside of the school smells like a state park's restroom! The curriculum is poor, my child was in 2nd grade here and she was doing work that she had learned in 1st grade from a previous school. I will not allow my children to attend here ever again.

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2011
I took my child out of Esparto. Her teachers loved her, she is bright and very helpful in the classroom.Tthey encouraged me to keep her in Esparto. However I didn't feel she was being challenged. After her and another smart boy in her class got their work done, they were helping other students with their assisgnments instead of the teacher giving them more challenging work. That's why the teachers wanted me to keep her there; she improved the STAR scores and helped the teachers do their jobs. She's going to Davis where she will be challenged. They didn't get a 10 rating for slacking!

- submitted by a parent

July 27, 2011
Horrible!!! My son's class had a 2 teacher split school year, talk about confusing for the kids!!! Heard many complaints about most of the teachers there! Never met the principal! My son's lunch bag, backpack, and 3 sweatshirts were stolen! Dirty campus! We moved just to change schools.

- submitted by a parent

September 21, 2009
Small community allows for more direct attention to the individual student.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
September 21, 2009
It's basically still a small school where everyone knows each other, staff students, parents and community, and they are very supportive of each other. We are blessed with great staff district wide.

- submitted by a community member
no rating
August 04, 2008
We have been very happy at this school. I agree that every year the school is getting better. All of the new teachers have been excellent and we look forward to meeting our new principal this year. Many changes have been made district wide and we believe they are for the better.

- submitted by a parent

July 01, 2007
This school has made a lot of changes and I think it has become a great school. It was named a California Distinguished school last year. The teachers are excellent and dedicated to their students. My daughter was in Third Grade last year and has had great teachers every year. I wish there was more art and music programs, but I hear this will improve next year, too.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2005
Esparto has an excellent staff who are very caring. The school provides many intervention programs for struggling students, access to an Accelerated Reader Program, and MathFacts in a Flash. There is a good afterschool care program. Art and music programs are not emphasized. Community sports are available.

- submitted by a parent

September 07, 2004
My son attended Esparto Elementery last year for only 4 weeks. As one can imagine, it was not a great experience. I am relieved that this year he is eager to go to school once again and is already very fond of his new (to the school) 3rd grade teacher. I am a little worried about the star testing results for this school and have been wondering what other parents feel about the school. I am hoping that the individual class and experience are what matter and that the poor results can be overcome with extra work at home.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2004
I personally feel that the principle at the elementry school just be fired. She performs her job at a level of bare minimum. She does not return phone calls to concerned parents. When you don't agree with her she is very nasty to you. She is very difficult to speak with and when she does feel like it she will defame you and elevate herself. This principle puts herself and her needs before the kids.

- submitted by a parent

December 14, 2003
The kindergarten experience was excellent. The local Rise program enhanced our family's experience by presenting a Kindergarten Round-up day, which helped our child feel more secure. We also have noticed an excellent system within our child's classrooms of maintaining appropriate behavior in the classrooms. We have found each teacher accessible and interested in child development.

- submitted by a parent

July 13, 2003
This school might fall into a wonderfuld small community with great support however when it comes to educating our children, the school district as well as school board do not put our children first. During the last three years I have watched as this district continues to fail our children and their rights to a good safe education. This district has had serious financial problems due to over-payment to school administrators, while it continues to take things such as music or sports programs away from our children. I would highly not recommend this school to anyone considering enrolling there child.

- submitted by a parent

June 29, 2003
This school is unsatisfactory. My childrens experience has been very negetive. They did not get the education they deserve due to poor leadership, quality of the teachers, and poor parent involvement. The school board members cannot make a sound decision that benefits the school. They are so wrap up in theirselves and have showen that our 'kids come last'. Due to this districts mismanagment of funds the cutbacks have had a great impact on the kids. Esparto needs to get their act together and hire decent professional to enhance this school.

- submitted by a community member

June 10, 2003
I think the staff at Esparto Elementary are very professional and caring. They try very hard to meet the needs of each student. The school has a homey feeling. There could be more parent involvement and special enrichment classes. Overall, it's a good school.

- submitted by a community member

May 19, 2003
This school has some real problems. The school board is one of the biggest. They do not know how to hire a professional to do the job. My son went through the esparto school district and did not receive a decent education and paying for it currently. The teachers are not quality teachers. They either are just starting out or ready for retirement. Esparto school district is just a temporary place for the real good teachers and a permanent place for the loosy teachers. Any teacher with quality they don't want to pay for. They just don't renew them and hire a beginner so they don't have to pay the decent salaries. I highly recommend not to send your child here and look outside of this district to enroll your child.

- submitted by a community member

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Esparto K-8
17120 Omega Street, Esparto, CA  95627
(530) 787-3417
Last modified Esparto K-8 is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Esparto K-8 Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top