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Fremont, CA
Students enrolled: 918

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47370 Warm Springs Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94539

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(510) 656-1611
(510) 656-7682
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May 14, 2015
First year here for my daughter. Agree that the teachers here are strict but I don't think any more than other schools. Feel that her teacher has freedom to teach that way she wants which gives her job satisfaction. My daughter had really responded to her style. Parent community is involved although would like to see more "non-academic" after school activities but maybe this population won't pay unless it is "enrichment". Like that the school is only grade 3-6 so age range is not so big. Office staff are nice and helpful if you treat them w respect. Principal seems to be behind a closed door most of the time but VP is always out and about and has her door open.

- submitted by a parent

May 11, 2015
Teachers constantly yell at students and are frustrated due to overloaded students. They are not interested in teaching and management wont bother about it. API is not the only thing we need to see, at that age i believe they would love to go to school instead my kid is waiting for this school year to finish. hopefully he would be in good atmosphere next year.

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2015
The Good: Academics The Bad: 1. Too many teachers yell constantly at students for simple things. Many parents I have talked to agree to this in confidence. Intimidating environment for kids 2. Management by punishment 3. Teachers frustrated due to increased class size and hence no longer interested in teaching 4. Remember API is not everything. At this age you need good teachers who impart good values. 5. The squeaky wheel gets the most oil. The parents who complain most get their way. So if you are not ana active parent your kid will be marginalized 6. A very weak and powerless administration that cannot control its teachers due to teacher union issues Moving my kid to private school in addition to paying for an expensive home feels unfair but is the best decision I have made. My kid is flourishing in private school. One final note... James Leitch school that feeds into this school is fantastic. Its just this school that is shockingly bad. I will likely bring my kid back into middle school.

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October 08, 2013
This is school is one of the best schools in Fremont. Teachers are really good.

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September 12, 2013
superb faculty. Mr. Iwata the principal and Mr. Pappas the vice principal are truly focused and dedicated to the school and the students welfare. Parents and the community are hand in hand with each other. I cant imagine my kids going to school anywhere but here.

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2013
amazing school, great principal and staff creating a great learning environment i really advise this school as a choice for any parent

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2011
I love this school. The teachers, principal and all the staff are amazing. The parents are really involved with the school.

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no rating
September 28, 2010
I love this school because all the teachers are great and dedicated and they built a solid platform for my son's future

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 22, 2009
Warn Springs has awesome teachers, nice library, and campus.

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October 16, 2009
I agree that unless you are in the top 2% you will not find the curriculum challenging academically.

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no rating
September 15, 2009
Warm Springs is a community type school. A lot of people volunteer to make it a good school for the children

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no rating
September 15, 2009
the teacher and friends u meet there are awesome!!! (:

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September 13, 2009
My children had attended a private school since they were in Pre-K. Only if I had known earlier, I would transfer them out to Warm Springs a few years ago. So far, the teachers are very supportive. To name a few, Ms. Brosnan is one of best and experienced teacher there. My children seem to enjoy the school and they are much happier children. The work load is about the same pace as Challenger's so far. I can't comment much for now, but so far the teachers in general are very kind, and supportive. I must say the teachers at Warm Springs really care about their students. I do not regret transferring my children out of their private school. By the way, all 6th grade teachers are great and really ...really care about the children.

- submitted by a parent

July 09, 2008
Administrator, teachers, support staff, parents, students, and the community work closely together to help provide an academically rich and emotionally supportive environment for students to learn and grow throughout the years. Like all schools there are problems, but not unusual or out of the ordinary. If there are negative comments it is usually due to miscommunication, misconceptions, and those who are involved don't see eye to eye. We have to learn to work with one another to create a place of learning for our students, and that is always on the forefront of the school. If you ask anyone, overall they love being at Warm Springs. The staff enjoys working with one another. The students are actively engaged. Parents feel supported and listened to. That is what makes Warm Springs a Distinguished School

- submitted by a teacher

May 28, 2008
The principal is strong and unique by putting good rules with not a lot of stress for the students. Most of the teachers are really good. The children's safetiness is great because yard duties watch all the kids closely. Other parents and teacher work together perfectly to get a great going school.

- submitted by a parent

April 18, 2008
In April 2008, Warm Springs School was awarded the California Distinguished School Award. It was the only school in the Fremont- Newar- Union City area to win the award this year. Teachers are very commited to the school and the children. We work hard to help every child succeed. School is like a three-legged stool. It is the combined commitment from the teacher, child, and parent to be successful. If any one of these components is lacking, their is some level of failure. All three components must work together. I believe the Warm Springs staff holds up its part of the stool.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
December 29, 2007
My child is new to this school this year. I'm surprised at the low academic expectations, to be honest. There's no accelerated reader program or anything similar. The math is way below what my child is capable of. The homework consists of LOTS of repetition and elaborate, time consuming art projects that have little academic merit. I am disappointed, but at least the teacher has identified my child for GATE testing. Hopefully that curriculum will fill in the very large gaps I'm seeing this year.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2006
Overall, we are very happy at WSES! The teachers are outstanding, unfortunately, the principal (Riley) is questionable. Ms. Shepis and Mr. Sanders are the finest teachers you could hope for. If you want babysitters for your child, they aren't the teachers for you. If you want educators that care about making a difference in the lives of students, request them. They both want kids to succeed in life, and not just pass tests. Shepis is unbelievable! She's very thorough, pushes the kids and develops a platform for them to succeed in life. Our daughter had much more self-confidence as a student after Shepis. She prepared our daughter for Sanders, who is equally great. I don't think she would've been as prepared for Sanders if she didn't have Shepis first. Sanders is equally amazing. We feel very lucky our daughter had them both! We hope our youngest gets them too!

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January 22, 2006
Nice school, good teachers.

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November 23, 2004
Very challenging curriculum in GATE class. Students can develop according to potential. Lot of projects and assignments. Kids need own initiative and organization skills to cope with fast paced GATE class programs.

- submitted by a parent

May 04, 2004
This is one of the best schools my child has attended and the teachers are great! They have so many programs to offer the kids compared to other schools. Kids love the end of the year talent show.

- submitted by a parent

April 24, 2004
The teachers in this school are excellent! My son was in a different school before - a higher scoring school in fact but the teachers at warm springs are very warm and caring. My son has loved every year at this school and has grown mentally. There are many activities available: chess, band, robotics etc.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2003
This school has great teachers. Five of the Fremont District's NUMMI awards for 'Most Innovative New Teacher' went to teachers at this school over the past five years.

- submitted by a parent

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Warm Springs Elementary School
47370 Warm Springs Boulevard, Fremont, CA  94539
(510) 656-1611
Last modified Warm Springs Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades 3-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Warm Springs Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top