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Folsom, CA
Students enrolled: 590

4 stars
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Gold Ridge Elementary School 1

Posted November 20, 2014
- a parent
The school itself was good. I have a son with special needs and he was in a special resource classroom because the school district told me what a wonderful teacher this lady is and promised me that it was a good fit for my son. The first week there I did a surprise visit (my son is non-verbal) and discovered that the teacher had moved his desk to the classroom broom closet with his 1:1 aide and closed the door so she did not have to deal with him. She said that my son talked too loud in the classroom when she was trying to give instructions to the other 8 students. My son is NON-VERBAL! has never spoken a word in his entire life. The closet had an air-conditioning unit in it with his desk and a chair for the aide. The aide wanted to quit because she could not work in that environment. Worst teacher ever!!!! ...very sneaky and lied to my face. I contacted the state of California and the school district/special ed department. If I put my son in a closet all day it would be considered child abuse...that was the last day I allowed him to attend that school.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 1

Posted October 27, 2014
- a parent
BEWARE! Principal is a politician. I agree with previous posters that he is nice. But his assets end there. Watch out for that certain 2nd grade teacher. She destroyed my child's will to learn. You won't find a friendlier office staff anywhere and the parents at this school are wonderful. I noticed several previous negative posts have been erased and only the positive remain......

Gold Ridge Elementary School 2

Posted October 02, 2014
- a parent
The Gold Ridge community is fantastic. You will find wonderful parents and the Gold Ridge office staff is amazing! The principal is friendly. But if you have an issue, beware he becomes a politician. He will try to appease you with words while doing absolutely nothing about the underlying issue.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted April 21, 2014
- a parent
Gold Ridge is a great school with wonderful caring teachers. The Principal is really friendly. Parking seems to be an issue but it seems that way at all schools.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted April 02, 2014
- a parent
Gold Ridge Elementary school is a wonderful place for kids to learn basic education and new concepts. The environment in the school is amazing. To me following are the key things that make a school successful in building feature leaders and innovators. To me, Gold Ridge is on top in executing these key steps. 1. Experienced teachers to teach required subjects and provide knowledge 2. Good facility to support a school system 3. Using advanced technologies for teaching 4. Grooming students to meet challenging and advanced programs 5. Communication with parents periodically about students and school updates such as common core programs, Academic events, Science fair, Sports events etc 6. Safe and healthy environment Both my kids did their schooling here and we are very satisfied with everything they offer. I strongly feel now the time has come for the schools in California to advance their teaching methods, teaching media and gear towards Common Core. Also teachers need training to adopt to common core style quickly so that student can continue to get the best education from Gold Ridge always!!!

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted November 20, 2013
- a parent
This is the best school in the whole wide world. The office staff is amazing. The principal is wonderful. The teachers are the best in Folsom. This school gets a 10 from me.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted August 22, 2013
- a parent
Mrs Kunstel and Mrs Guillen are wonderful Kindergartener teachers. My son is learning so much from them! The first time I came on campus I was greeted by the principal. Very friendly school.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted November 24, 2012
- a parent
Excellent school. I have 2 kids in K and 1st grades, and both their teachers are exceptional. The new principal is excellent as well, caring, he seems to be on top of everything going around at school. Unfortunately, this is not our home school, I wish our kids could stay there the entire elementary education.

Gold Ridge Elementary School 4

Posted September 15, 2012
- a parent
Last yr. we had Mrs. Saxen for first grade. She really went the extra mile with the kids teaching them reading to include coming in early every day to kick start a group of children that were having a slow start. Its teachers like her that motivate our children that really impress me!

Gold Ridge Elementary School 5

Posted September 08, 2012
- a parent
Great teachers! at every grade level! Kids have enjoyed every teacher they've had, and love to go to all the school activities.

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Gold Ridge Elementary School
735 Halidon Way, Folsom, CA  95630
(916) 984-5151
Last modified Gold Ridge Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Gold Ridge Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top