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Huntington Beach, CA

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17622 Flintstone Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

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(714) 847-8571
(714) 841-1591
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October 09, 2014
The last post is what's unfounded and false. There is no monetary gain in Special Education litigation. You will never recoup the money you spend, you are only entitled to compensatory education for the past failure of services. The teachers at Hope are average-good teachers for general ed. General Ed students will get the education defined by the law. Special ed services are lacking due to the tight budget of the district. Their are some teachers who won't provide the additional help the child may need or can't because they don't understand the needs. Many Hope teachers will not acknowledge their duties in IEP meetings, they have false interpretations of the law because our district neglects to inform them. Therefore, they break the law without knowing. Many parents can not afford to be out the cost of litigation and hold the teachers and district responsible. The teachers need to be advocates for the student and listen to outside doctors/professionals. That is where many Hope teachers make their damaging mistakes. That child may never recoup socially, emotionally or educationally. The teachers need to know all aspects of their jobs in order to be great teachers.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2014
The previously written reviews sadden me and in my opinion are completely false and unfounded. Unfortunately, the school has been cursed with a few very well known parents who would rather sue the district for monetary gain than accept that their child may or may not have a learning issue. These parents have done nothing but personally attack the integrity of the teachers and other staff members that are working under less than ideal conditions dealing with these individuals. I have yet to meet one teacher there who doesn't have each child's best interest at heart. Yes the homework quantity might be less than ideal depending on the grade level, but overall, it's an amazing school with a dedicated staff. In regards to the previous negative posts of the school and teachers, I stand by my statement that their claims are completely unfounded.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2014
Hope View gives teaching a whole new spin, and not in a good way. This is a school which will say whatever they need to, in order to gloss over the glaring problems at hand. They're hypocrisy knows no bounds. They will say one thing and do another. The volume of homework is large. If you want your child to know their math facts and cursive, you will be teaching them these skills. It is totally overlooked as a curriculum requirement. Never have I met a staff at any school that views themselves as above the law, and superior to anyone, and knows your child better than you do. They have a God complex. They believe they are above the law. Unbelievable. Parents voices and concerns are dismissed all too often. Hope View needs to stop taking advantage of kind-hearted Parents who volunteer, and put so many extra hours into the school and their child's education, to get the scores that reflect the school. The teachers need to be teaching!! The obvious corruption and lazy attitude starts at the Administration level and has funneled down to the Teachers, who you thought you could trust. Until Hope View and the District get a complete overhaul, these problems will forever be prevalent.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2014
It is clear teachers and PTO parents were asked to beef up the reviews here in April. If your child can live through the mean girl/cool dude attitude of many of the kids in 3rd through 5th grade, if you are okay sending your child to a school that is still encouraging unhealthy junk food parties in 2014 despite the rise in diabetes in kids and the increase in food allergies, and if you are okay with teachers acting based not on what is best for the individual needs of her students but the individual wants of the teacher, and if you want your child to have a fairly bland at best elementary school experience, then you will love Hope View. If you are looking for a school that focuses on education instead of homework volume, move along. You will get phone calls telling you the monthly character trait that the school is supposedly working on, but, sadly, many of the teachers are too self-centered to practice them in daily school life. Hope View used to be a wonderful school. Ocean View used to be an amazing district. When did this district become so self-serving that helping kids and caring about their individual needs became too much trouble for the educators and leaders here?

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
I'm not surprised to read about the Sp. Ed problems at Hope View. My child is special ed and failed to make much progress there. Most staff at this school have been no help and show little interest on mastery of state standards. This is one of OVSD top schools and yet it fails at teaching some of our reading disabled children. What's wrong with this picture? You learn a lot about how good a school truly is when a child has a reading problem. Hope View spent more time trying to mislead me to think he was making progress then actually making progress. Watch your progress reports and classroom assessments they may be flawed. Hope View isn't the school it used to be and frankly it's lacking the teachers that do make the difference (only found one so far). You know, the ones that take the extra time, are available after school, honest, and want to help. The teachers who will let you cross the imaginary line that divides parents from teachers upon pickup, you may have better luck with. You won't find Special Ed. help here or at the District. Most posts on April 28th and 29th were by staff. Never a good sign when they have to post comments themselves to keep a good rating. Good Luck

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2014
Hope View Rocks! I gave three kids and couldn't be happier than we are at Hope View. Principal is excellent, office staff A+, Manny is awesome, and our teachers are the best in the district. Two thumbs up for Hope View!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
Hope View Elementary is a top notch school. From the moment you walk into the front doors you and your children are greeted warmly and welcomed like family. The Teachers have your childs education at heart but manage to teach in a fun way, keeping the kids active listeners and participants. I was surprised to learn that when my daughter missed school there was a Saturday makeup session. This allowed her to make up the missed day and allows the school to get the credit from the state. Now my daughter BEGS to miss school in order to go to Saturday class. There are tons of wonderful activities class wide and school wide that bring everyone together in school spirit. My daughter has a special education accommodation in her record given to her by a previous school where she was treated like a second class citizen. Once we got to Hope View she was treated just like every other student and since being at Hope View no accommodations have been needed. She is reading up to grade level and is eager to do her school work now. Really can't say enough wonderful things about this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Hope View is amazing because of the teachers -- but also because so many parents are pro[-active to support our school. We have more volunteer parents than most schools and that is what makes a school run better for our teachers to continue an amazing job TEACHING...!!!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Hope View is an awesome school. We have a middle school child and she was very well prepared for middle school. The 5th grade teachers do a fantastic job of preparing the kids. We also have another child at Hope View and both of our children have had excellent teachers. The staff and teachers work so hard and always do what is best for the kids. The front office staff is always pleasant and helpful. We will be sad to leave and will always have fond memories of Hope View.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
Hope View has been a wonderful experience for my kids. We moved into the neighborhood in the middle of 3rd and 5th grade for my two girls. The teachers and students were almost ridiculously helpful and kind with the transition. My 5th grader is now a middleschooler, was well prepared for 6th grade, and has a lovely group of friends she made at Hope View. My 4th grader loves school, friends and teachers. Only reason not 5 stars is that there is not much of a program for gate students. District wants to send kids to a gate magnet school, but we choose to stay here for all the other benefits of this school and community. It would be nice if Hope View provided a more robust gate program, but overall, a great school.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
I am a teacher at Hope View and I love coming to work each day. The front office staff is always friendly, helpful, and patient. The parents are always willing to help and are extremely supportive. The teachers spend many hours preparing lessons that engage students. I know how much the teachers care for the kids. The Hope View students work hard and take pride in their work. I feel like the Hope View community is like my second family.

- submitted by a teacher
April 29, 2014
Hope View is a high performing school with outstanding programs and a dedicated staff. It is with great pride that I serve as principal of a site that strives for excellence. I am proud of our wonderful students and their impressive accomplishments and excellent behavior. As the year draws to a close I would like to take the opportunity to express my sincere thanks to our students, staff, parents and accomplishments. Appreciation must be expressed to our amazing PTO Board who have helped to make this all happen. Thank you to all our stakeholders for your unwavering support and hard work.

- submitted by a teacher
April 29, 2014
I love this school, my children learn so much, have a lot of fun and feel safe. What more can you ask for? I am so happy at Home View because it feels like our second home.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Amazing school Amazing Staff!!! Husband and now our children have been at this school. Teachers are amazing, Principal is awesome and everyone is so easy to work with!

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
Great School but needs improvement on special Ed children. Its seems there is not much of additional help for those not making the mark.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2014
I'm proud to be a Hope View parent. I can't say enough positive things about the teachers and staff. The school feels more like a little community than a school. I'm glad we moved into the Hope View neighborhood and feel lucky to have my children attend such a great school.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2014
Hope View School is staffed with amazing teachers and support personnel. I love the fact that teachers who have never taught my children still know them by name. This school has such a strong sense of community that I know my kids are being taken care of no matter where they are on campus. In addition to a great staff, Hope View is also blessed with an abundance of parent volunteers who donate their time to ensure that all of the students are able to meet or exceed curricular standards.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2014
I am proud to be a Hope View teacher. Not only is our academic program exemplary, but as a school, we strive to nurture the whole child. Positive character traits are proactively developed through a comprehensive system of clearly defined expectations and positive reinforcement.

- submitted by a teacher
April 19, 2014
Hope View is a great school if your children are not in special education. Our principal and teachers are very dedicated, committed and do a great job of teaching the children. The parents are very involved and provide a great deal of help as well. However, the school district does a poor job of addressing the needs of students with any kind of learning disabilities. Unfortunately I give Hope View and Ocean View School District only one star for the way they handle special education.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2014
Hope View is an amazing school. Positive teachers, great families, and wonderful leadership, make Hope View a wonderful place to be! I know a few families with their children in the special education program and they are very happy. Don't understand the negative post about the "power trip teachers" comment or the concerns about the Special Education comment! If your child is lucky enough to be able to attend Hope View, you will be very happy! I have two children that attend this school and we feel very blessed. Keep up the great work, Hope View!

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2014
People think this school is good. Little do they know the teachers are power trippers with little respect for the children and parents. If your child is not in Special Ed they will be fine as long as you make sure homework is done nighty to avoid the benching. Special Ed go somewhere else they are not going to help you nor do they want to. What shame of a school. Very sad. You've been warned.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
Hope View is a great school full of caring, smart, creative teachers. I have two children currently attending the school and they are both excelling. The staff works well as a team. Their cohesive nature is reflected in the overall positive attitude at the school. I love the amount of parent involvement at the school. It feels good to know that my fellow parents care as much as I do about helping the teachers give our children a great education. We're all in it together.

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2013
My school is a great school , Great teachers.Great students, and great parents. I am so proud to be part of this team.

- submitted by a teacher
September 06, 2013
They just put my kindergartner on the wrong bus. He ended up on the other side of town and was extremely upset. You would think/hope they would take extra care with the little ones when it comes to transportation. Extremely unprofessional and not what you would expect from a school like this.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2012
The new principal at this school is phenominal. The last principal seemed to be cold. I had many run in with her because of my child and his lack of paying attention in class. Never m,ind he had 3 out of 3's. This new principal is caring and loving. She is always smiling and the kids adooore her. She has truly helped me get the resources my child has needed. This school exceeds my expectations now that there is a new captain at the healm. THank you Mrs. ??????.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2012
This is my sons second year at Hope View Elementry. This school is great and alot of parent/community involement. Yes alot of work for kids but i think its good for them later on in life. Good neighborhood also!

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2010
It's a good school with mostly very good teachers. I wonder if other parents rating this school have had children an any other school. Honestly I wonder if greatschools.org can be considrered a fair source of school assessment since only parents who are English-literate, computer-literate and have the time to submit a review are calculated inot the score. Schools are not vacuum cleaners.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2010
terrible school if you have accelerated learners or gifted kids. All I can say is worksheets, worksheets, worksheets and not a creative bone in any of the teachers we have had so far. I have had three kids at this school and wished we lived somewhere else. This school is a glaring example of teaching to the test, they do nothing more and nothing less.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2010
I do not have any qualms with this school and their "test scores".If you do have a bright child, watch out because they may not be challenged enough.For a school with such high testing scores I was truly disappointed with the lack of individual differentiated learning. My son was in Kindergarten last year. He came into the classroom writing down dictated paragraphs. He was not motivated or encouraged to excel.The teacher kept saying that he would not sit still or listen to learn..I responded by saying, " look at his test and evaluation scores,100% or 3 out of 3.Do you really think it's the listening and his squirreliness that are the problem?".The teacher responded by saying that she expected more of him...Hmm more than 100%.How is that possible? She did not give him challenging work.But he was given referals that added up to a suspension. Really?

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 24, 2010
I have two daughters at Hope View and they are both doing fantastic academically and socially. The teachers we have had so far have been great. I love the parent participation that is present throughout the school and the PTO does a fantastic job.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 23, 2010
This school has some good teachers and some really bad ones. If you are in the cliche then your child gets good grades whether or not they can achieve.

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June 12, 2009
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May 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2009
The kindergarten curriculum is not reflective of the kindergarten state standards, which are fairly rigorous. The curriculum involves a great deal of drawing, coloring, and arts and crafts. There is next to no work in the classroom involving reading, phonics, spelling, and engaged teaching. The kindergarten curriculum matches that of a glorified preschool where students rotate to different stations.

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April 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2009
I have been very satisfied with this school and the resource program,but some not all teachers are not as caring as others. This was a great school when mr.Moss was the principle. Mrs.Smith is a nice asset to the school. They need to be more of a team.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 22, 2009
Great teachers, great program and great kids. Safe and very parent friendly. Principal seems alright but the teachers make the school great.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 02, 2009
I love this school and so do both of my children. I love the fact we one of the highest percentage of parent involvement. I'm there every week helping out and have to say everyone of my children's teachers have been great. The staff and teachers are really concerned about each child.

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June 11, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2007
I am very happy with the school, the staff and the teachers at Hope View. Our daughter currently attends and our son will be going into preppie kindergarten next year. Everything we have heard from other parents has been true. It really is a great school and the parent participation also helps keep it this way.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2006
Both of my grandchildren attend Hopeview. Although I rate the school high, I think there is room for improvement in two areas. The first is the amount of homework given, some of which is busy work. Many assignments that should be done in the classroom are sent home, and by the looks of those on display during Open House, there was a lot of 'parent participation' in these projects. The other area of improvement would be to have some sort of an afterschool program for thirty minutes where students could be on the playground involved in intermural sports or other activities...kickball between classrooms etc.

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June 07, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2006
This is a wonderful neighborhood school with a core of dedicated parents who contribute.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2006
Although the teachers wants to help your child, they expect allot of your own time, to be there at school.

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November 27, 2005
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September 09, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2005
I am very impressed with Hope View. I am the guardian of a 7 year old who transferred in from a school in San Pedro and was completely lacking many basic reading, writing and math skills. Her teacher identified her areas of weakness and had parent volunteers spend some extra time with her. After 2 months of work in school and at home, she is at grade level. The faculty is very helpful and friendly.

- submitted by a parent
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Hope View Elementary School
17622 Flintstone Lane, Huntington Beach, CA  92647
(714) 847-8571
Last modified Hope View 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.
Hope View Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top