Students enrolled 798
School leader Hugh Ryan
Transportation options Yes

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1048 West 149th Street
Gardena, CA 90247

(310) 327-5592
(310) 719-8710
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4 stars
Based on 13 ratings

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May 27, 2011
I am a proud parent of a 9 year old boy currently attending Amestoy. I am pleased with the staff and teachers, their education and effort truly reflects on my son s enthusiasm to want to learn more every day. Kudos to 2nd Grade teacher Mr. Struthers for being a great role model and making learning fun!!!

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2010
I am a former student of Amestoy Elementary school. I recently went on line on a whim to see how my old school was doing and was so proud to see that it is still considered one of the best schools in the area. I loved my years there and when I say I am a former student, I really mean it. I was there from 1956 to 1962 back when the school went through the 6th grade. Mrs. Alice Pitcher was our principal.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 30, 2010
I am one of the parents. Mr. Ryan, Principal of Amestoy has been always work hard for the children's education. And, all school staff are very nice and friendly. I am so glad to send my kids to Amestoy Elementary School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
The staff and the teachers make a wonderful learning community.

- submitted by a teacher
September 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating December 17, 2008
I am happy to have my 2 boy attend amestoy elementary. the teacher are all great and very helpful. the new principal and vice principal go out there way to insure childrens safety when leaving the school in the afternoon. The whole school staff is very helpful and open to parent helping in the school. I could keep saying lots of wonderful things about amestoy , but i'll finish on it a great school i rate it a 10.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2008
All 3 of my children attend Amestoy, and I am extremely happy with: 1) Communication between staff & parents is outstanding - the staff make themselves very available should you need them! (VERY IMPORTANT AT ANY SCHOOL!) 2) The idea of personal accountability that the children are taught as well as the academics 3) The amazing # of field trips my kids went on during the 2007-2008 school year! 4) The afterschool program that my sons were in is great (GAP program) Amestoy is just a great school all around - I am not satisfied with them, I love them, & I am relieved that my children are being brought up in a such a positive environment. Although we lost the best principal ever to retirement, I feel confident that the new principal they hired will only compliment & keep enforcing all the things that make it a great school.

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2007
Principle is kind and takes her time to personally know the children. Teachers try their best to help children. Great after school programs.The neighborhood is safe and the have good safety when children come out of school. Police officer monitor the children when they are arriving or departing from school. Both of my boys go to Amestoy . Great school.

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June 11, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2005
Quality and experienced teachers. The more experienced teachers carry that school.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2005
Teachers are caring. Will miss the retiring teachers and staff.

- submitted by a student
April 20, 2005
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April 20, 2005
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January 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 24, 2004
This is a very good teacher/principal involved school. You will be able to count on the staff to help meet any of your childs needs.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2004
I have found Amestoy Elementary to be one of the better public schools in the LAUSD. The teachers and staff are dedicated to the children and they made huge efforts that went above and beyond when it came to my daughter's education. They invested their money wisely and were able to upgrade the school's library in 2004 which made a dramatic difference. The principal and vice principal were easily accessible via telephone or appointment which means a lot to me. Lastly, one of their 5th grade teachers participates in the yearly LAUSD sponsored camp and, for my daughter, it was a life changing experience.

- submitted by a parent
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Amestoy Elementary School
1048 West 149th Street, Gardena, CA  90247
(310) 327-5592
Last modified Amestoy Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Amestoy Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top