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Fairfield, CA
Students enrolled: 717

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2025 Fieldcrest Avenue
Fairfield, CA 94534

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August 11, 2015
My K-6 years at RHE were the best! The entire campus is safe, and friendly. The PTO, can at times be rude. My personal experience was- "If you come in here one more time with your problems you will get suspended. Understand?" Nonetheless, they try very hard to make sure that the kids are safe. Although in the 2014-2012 year. It started to go a bit down hill when they started cutting budgets. Many of the great yard duties were send to other schools. Lunch is okay, although the milk has ice chunks in it, and any theories I had about the school lunch were 'wiped away' when I started working in the kitchen, serving lunch to those who came on Wedensdays, minimum days. Not everyone came. I very much enjoyed my younger years, where even on minimum days, we all ate lunch and then had about 5-10 mins on the playground. My graduation was very neat and orderly, It was a by of a dread having to graduate outside, because the past years, only 6th graders graduated in the multipurpose room (Lunch Room). When 6th grader was leaving, they decided to throw in 5th graders too, since they were also graduating and going to 6th grade somewhere else. I'm pretty sure it was the decision of the PTO and teachers, because when they asked us, most students, including me, thought the fifth graders should get a graduation ceremony too, but separate and at a different time than ours. Either way, my 7 years at this school included first crushes, first best friend, first boyfriend (nope just kidding. Still single.) and this school was pretty much my second home. Thanks RHE, and GO REDHAWKS! - currently a student dreading that 7th grade starts tommorow

- submitted by a community member
Amount of homework: Just right
August 11, 2015
The homework amount was just right, up until 6th grade. So many problems happened to me in 6th grade, most of them happened over breakdown, but I was a pretty good student, so I would get some slips.

- submitted by a community member
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
August 11, 2015
We believe in REACH. REACH stands for Resilience, Effort, Aspirations, somthing I forgot, and Honesty.

- submitted by a community member

July 20, 2015
Before moving, we experienced 3 teachers; (K, 1st and 2nd). School's Pros- 1. The Redhawk Pledge- an uplifting, high-values mission statement, recited every morning as a school (along w/ the Pledge of Allegiance.) 2. Newer buildings, etc. 3. Wear school-spirit attire Fridays. 4. Of the teachers we had, one I would give a 9, one I would give an 8 and one I would give a 3, (in no particular order.) Cons- 1. Major lack of communication between admin/teachers and parents. Very frustrating. For example, there's a music program, but i didn't even known 2nd graders were included until it was too late. What's AR and the million word club?? I had to figure it out on my own. Sometimes the school has special days to dress up for like Super Hero day but we wouldn't even know till getting to school and seeing a handful of kids dressed up. (I have mentioned this to the admin, so hopefully -?- this will improve.) 2. Too much screen time in the classroom! I have found out that technology is this school's "emphasis." Technology is an important component to education, but it is unacceptable for kids to be watching hours of shows at school. My child (when in first grade) would come home and tell me they watched Curious George, or Sid the Science Kid, or multiple other shows; and that's on top of the "recreational" shows they would watch at holidays- Halloween, Christmastime, etc. My other student (K) would tell me they watched a show of a book instead of reading it. Sometimes he would say they watched a book read to them. The teacher (K) would rarely read to them herself. In 2nd grade, my student watched 3 movies of chapter books they read. Also, in one of the classes, they watched science experiments on the screen instead of actually performing them. There's some value to an occasional movie to compare/contrast with a book, and other occasional reasons, but when my child is watching more screen time at school than at home, that is not effective teaching. I have also expressed these concerns to a teacher and then administration when I saw that it wasn't just that one teacher. 3. Kindergarteners are not included in many things like the AR reading program. 4. The drop-off/pick-up procedures can be frustrating with major congestion due to lack of bus use. (It became more bearable once my kids and I created a plan.) Overall, this school is okay.

- submitted by a parent

September 30, 2014
For those of you parents that are just reading this, here is something that this school doesn't want anyone to know...This is actually the same exact school that repeatedly ignored the bullying of a child, whose name has not been released, so the father of the victim took matters into his own hands and got a restraining order against the bully. However, in order for the restraining order to actually work, the father has to know the last name of the bully, which this school refuses to release...It's almost like they're protecting the bully rather than the victim!!! Please, if you have a child that is being bullied at this school, pull them out ASAP!! This school does nothing to protect those who really need help!!

- submitted by a community member

April 10, 2014
This is one of the best schools in the county due to the high quality of teachers and excellent parental involvement. My daughter started kindergarten here when they first opened, and is now graduating this year. Her experience has been extremely positive, both socially and academically. She has always felt safe here and seems to be motivated by the school's positive atmosphere. I am hoping her junior high experience goes as well.

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September 26, 2013
Rolling Hills is an excellent school due to the high quaility of teachers and staff. My grandchildren have been attending for three years now, and love it. I have found the school enviroment to be a positive one; highly motivating; and encouraging to all students.

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May 02, 2013
I was pleasantly surprised by the goals and emphasis on reading the principal and teachers encourage at this school. I want my kids to get a great education and they will at this school! The PTO is great and is very involved in providing enrichment activities for the students that the school district can no longer provide (art, music, etc.). This is one of the top elementary schools in Fairfield!

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May 21, 2012
I have nothing to say about Rolling Hills but GREAT things. My son has been at Rolling hills for 2 years. Its a breath of fresh air when you walk into the office. The office staff is a wonderful group that all seem to help eachother out. The principle always is there when you need her. My son is in 1st grade and the teachers he has had were wonderful.... I love all the parent involvment, and the PTO is VERY friendly and work very hard to help our school. I would recommend Rolling HIlls to anybody who is looking for a great school.

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May 18, 2012
My family and I love Rolling Hills! The staff and teachers are wonderful and really care about all the students!

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May 18, 2012
All 3 of my children have attended this school since the opening. I love it. The majority of the staff is exceptional! The kids are encouraged to set goals, reach them and set them higher. I am pleased with the emphasis on reading and goal setting.

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May 11, 2012
I am very disappointed with this school. If your child does not fit "inside the box" don't expect them to learn anything. I actually am concerned for my child's safety and have withdrawn both of my children. No one I have dealt with at this school takes any responsibility for their actions.

- submitted by a parent

January 09, 2012
The teachers here are great. The Principal is ok- not a great communicator (started fall 2010). She has a tendency to get defensive when questioned about a matter. The campus is new and very nice. The drop-off and pick-up/parking are a nightmare, so I'm glad we're close enough to walk. The office gals are sweet and super helpful. Overall great parent involvement. Happy kids.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2011
Although I only attended Rolling Hills for sixth grade (Class of 2010), I really hated it. I came to this school with high expectations ("OH, this is a wonderful school! All the kids and teachers are wonderful!" etc.) But I was disappointed. I learned absolutely NOTHING that year. Although I was in the GATE "program" at that school, we literally did nothing in that class. The teacher I had didn't teach us anything. I think the worst thing, though, are the kids. There was WAAAAY too much "drama" for 6th graders in my year. The kids kept cursing, girls were stuck up brats who were extremely mean, etc. I would always complain to the school, but they never did anything about it. Sixth grade= the worst grade of my life.

- submitted by a community member

July 02, 2010
Top ameninites, well diverse teachers and staff, and a truly caring environment. Very safe neighborhood. I had 2 kids here up til 5th grade.

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2010
What makes RHE succeed starts from the top. The principal appeared to have hand picked the best teachers and assembled a team who was able to focus on a common goal. The role of this principal was to provide strong leadership & to support the staff & school. I don't know many schools where this system flows so smoothly. This is why RHE is such a strong, desirable school. My 2nd grader thrived here and I'm so impressed with their program. Just received Distinguished School status in 2010.

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May 17, 2010
I have a 4th grader who's attended RHE since it opened! All the teachers he's had helped him blossom into an excellent and GATE student. I also have a kinderg rtner who had the same teacher as my 4th grader. They're all excellent teachers, faculty staff are friendly and helpful and the principal is top notch! Can't say enough about RHE! Go Redhawks!

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May 26, 2009
This is indeed one of the best schools in the county. New school, with fantastic teachers and kids, in a great area.

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December 26, 2008
My daughter goes to this school and I have nothing but wonderful things to say . Principal and teachers are awesome. My daughter has LD's on top of ADD and their resource group is awesome. My daughter loves it here.

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August 06, 2008
My two children go to this school and it's easily one of the best in the county. It's brand new and has all the amenities that a modern school should have. The staff is fantastic and my kids are very happy here.

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May 16, 2008
This school is brand new... great staff, state of the art technology, and the principal is the best!

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Rolling Hills Elementary School
2025 Fieldcrest Avenue, Fairfield, CA  94534
(707) 399-5000
Last modified Rolling Hills Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Rolling Hills Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top