Students enrolled 748
School leader Kristina Baldwin
Transportation options Yes
District Hanford Elementary
After school Yes

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1875 Fitzgerald
Hanford, CA 93230

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(559) 585-3790
(559) 585-2386
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5 stars
Based on 13 ratings

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May 10, 2014
Wow! Simas is an amazing school, run by an amazing principal, Kristina Baldwin. As a parent I see the leadership pride that Simas has. They are positive, caring, encouraging, organized and professional, everyone from the office staff, cafeteria staff , teachers and yard duties. As a military parent, we have been at a lot of schools but Simas is by far a shining star when it comes to welcoming, informing and encouraging involvement and partnership between the families and school.

- submitted by a parent
December 06, 2013
Simas Stars! A great school with great teachers. It is without a doubt that the school has involved parents, and a great learning atmosphere for kids. This is a school that stands on it own.

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2013
Principal Baldwin, teachers, and staff are amazing especially with dedication to celebrating the students with a monthly Star Pride event for not getting citation.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2013
I am very impressed with simas. My son is a 2nd grader now with lots of health issues. The teachers and staff have made me feel comfortable by being aware of his 504 accomadations. I love the environment, atmosphere, and all the parents who help with all school activities. It truly feels like one big family. I highly recommend Simas!

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2010
I have been a student at Simas since third grade, I am going to be in sixth grade this fall. Ever since then I have never wanted to leave Simas. I just love it.

- submitted by a community member
June 18, 2010
We are extemely happy with Simas. The teachers (except for one that I am aware of) and staff are friendly & supportive of the students. We have a child who started at Simas in kindergarten in the Spanish Immersion Program.. He is going to be a 6th grader in the fall. When I received his SAT9 scores I thought there was a mistake..they were that good. I would definitely recommend this school and the Spanish Immersion Program.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2009
I am a parent of three in which attend Simas school. I have to say the teacher are wonderful. I had four children attend but one moved on to Jr. High. I have to say I was blown away by her Sat 9 scores she was profient in Math and almost Advanced in English. This child is not a genesis, but Simas teacher care about the student and work very hard to make sure each student is working to the best of their ability.

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May 01, 2009
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- submitted by a student
August 20, 2008
Simas is a wonderful school.I love it.Im a 6th grader at Simas,and i just love it.

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March 25, 2008
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March 09, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2008
My son is in Kindergarten this year at Simas Elementary and is in the Spanish Immersion Program, or the FLI program as they call it. We have been extremely happy with the school and our son's teacher. She is caring and compansionate and you can tell she really loves the kids and loves being a teacher! Our son is halfway through K and is reading in both Spanish and English! We are very impressed!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2008
I am very pleased with the staff and the high expectations they have set for the students. They are commiitted to student success.

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Joseph M. Simas School
1875 Fitzgerald, Hanford, CA  93230
(559) 585-3790
Last modified Joseph M. Simas 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.
Joseph M. Simas School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top