So far I feel like we have been blessed. My daughter who is in special ed and is high functioning Autistic, has never done so well in a school. She was in the Hayward school district K-3 and every year a struggle. She loves her teacher Cynthia Foulkes and her classmates. Her behavior has improved greatly. So glad we Now are in this school and district.
Most of the teachers at this school are really great and genuinely care about the students. I have had terrific experiences with multiple teachers in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th grade. Unfortunately, there really isn't a good option for fifth grade teachers - one doesn't seem to care and is occasionally mean, while the other is critical to the point of being harsh. Fortunately, this is only one grade. The sixth grade teachers are both so engaged and although their styles are a little different from each other, they complement each other very well. Their standards are high, but they make the curriculum fun for the students. The parent community is very engaged and the Principal has a good relationship with the parents. She knows each student by name and understands their needs and strengths. There are a lot of extra-curricular activities for the kids and parents are involved in many of them. It's a great place to feel like you belong to the community.
the school environment is very good and the teacher themselves were very nice ,i rate this school one of the best elementary in fremont ,
My child has attention issues - it shows in her work and the teacher has brought up that she often seems to not pay attention. I realize as a parent, I need to support and encourage my child. This is something that I am quite active in doing. They have given her some tools, a whisper phone, accommodations for testing. But she needs something else to get her to focus. She says it is extremely hard and that she finds herself wandering. So, I think there is something more I need to look to the professionals for. I think that the Oliveira staff has been overall great and they certainly have done a great job attaining great test scores. I would like to see the next steps are for kids with these learning issues.
Over all school is good....I am disappointed that this year that the teacher my child has is not bothering to reply to emails. At Open House parents were told that there would be responses to email anc concerns...Well so far it has been three days and no response. Other teachers my children have had there has always been quick response with in few hours. This year really disappointing. Hope things get better as year progresses.
Good Academic school with nice teacer & staff. Principal also so active & coperative in school activity. Excellent curicullam. Excellent and clean school.
Oliveira is a very great school. My child has been attending since Kindergarten and is now in 3rd grade, and we have found it to be a welcoming school. My child is always excited to be at school. The staff and the principal are very welcoming. The PTA is just as welcoming. If you are looking for a great school where they welcome and encourage parents to volunteer you've found it...
I am quite impressed with how this school works and educated. There is a strong community amongst the parents and the teachers are very passionate. I feel very fortunate to have my child go there...now in her 4th year as a 3rd grader. In fact, I am so impressed, I have decided to become the PTA President. They earned every bit of the Distinguished School award they achieved.
Impressed with School's progress from past 4 yrs. School has +ve thinking teachers, supported by Principal and community. Great programs, OOM, Glee club, Science, Sports and many more. Congratulations to entire school on becoming Distinguished school in CA. Cherry on the top is, their discipline, security and best community.
Oliveira is awesome!! I graduated from that school last year,it helped me with leadership skills, and academics. You could do many things at Oliveira that will help you obtain nice skills in all areas of academics. If your doubting Oliveira, trust me you will be surprised how good we are ;D !!
The earlier principal was more capable,dynamic woman. than the current one. Teachers are great.However, my son never got one corrected homework or class activity back. I would need to correct it for him later in the day. Learning comes from correcting and reinforcement through activities and testing. Nevertheless, this school provides a safe and a disciplined environment for learning.
Oliveira is a great school!! This is the 3rd year at oliveira school for my child and he likes all the staff and teachers. Teachers are always ready to talk and share things about the child.
Oliveira has great teachers, and a wonderful new principal! They focus on giving each student what they need to succeed in life, and view this as a partnership with parents and the community.
Is one school had constantly is making a great progress. The principal, office staff and teachers are simply the best.
I love the school because it is friendly and encourages my kids to be great learners and people.
I love Oliviera because it embraces every child into a learner environment and influences every child to reach for their full potential.
My concerns grow for Oliveira. They have a difficulty getting to speed on communication with the family. Their web-site is non existent. Emailing the teacher takes a few days for response. If you cc the principal - your email is ignored. She has never replied to my emails, so I wonder if she uses a computer. My daughter was hurt at school (twice now). Neither time, has a yard duty person come to her aide. The last time she was hurt, I picked her up at school and took her to the ER -- per her doctor's instructions. No one called to see how she was. Unfortunate, because I even let them know we were headed there. Hurtful, because the yard duty person did not take the time to bring her to the office, nor does the office take the time to call and see how this child was doing.
Our family has a couple of generations that have attended Oliveira. All have done well and all have come out ready for the next level of education.
I love Oliviera because it is excellent in each ways for kids - from Principal to staff and parents as well as with their studies.
The principal, teachers, staff and parents all work together to create a positive learning and nurturing environment for the students. My children have thrived at Oliveira. I couldn't be more pleased with the education and support they receive there.
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