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Inglewood, CA
Students enrolled: 693
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430 Venice Way
Inglewood, CA 90302

(310) 419-2519
(310) 680-5478
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May 05, 2015
I am REALLY happy with Highland. It is a great, safe learning environment for my son, who's in 1st grade now, and who I took out of ICEF Elementary school after a month there. The teachers really care about the students and know their names whether their students or not. My son is thriving there, feels cared for, nurtured and is learning a lot. We've switched principals (last year's principal was great also) and I'm really happy with Principal Dr. Beasley and her efforts to immediately connect with the students and community. The school continues to get Blue Ribbon High Achievement award. They also have 3 different afterschool programs and one of the few schools I see with such a huge GRASS play area. Other schools frequently come to play soccer here. I would love to see them offer a language immersion program here or an after-school spanish/english class so my son can learn Spanish. My son is excelling in all aspects of his education math, reading, language, science etc. Very pleased.

- submitted by a parent

June 03, 2013
i think this school is alright it thought me alot about how the world really is it thought me how to make choices and suffer the consequences of my choices, but there are some things i like like my friends and activities here there alot of stuff to do in this school, i also like the teacher, well most of them cause they thought me a lot and show me that you have to do stuff for your self and not for the satisfaction of anyone else through and through think this is a good school and i would recommend it to anyone, o one more thing dont get sucked into pure pressure dont try and be someone your not, and dont do things so that someone will like you for because at the end you'll end up regreting it im an 8th grade student and i approve this message

- submitted by a community member

February 21, 2013
Highland elementary is a great school for children and there learning experience . I had attend Highland a couple years back I'm now in college and I still go back to help with activities and different things at the school. My teacher I had from there in kindergarten was Mrs.Demorris and in first grade was Mrs.Lesnick and they still are teachers there and great teachers at that the have been teachers to my younger siblings as well . Highland is a great and school and the environment is very kid friendly I'm pretty sure my kids will attend Highland as well!!!

- submitted by a community member

February 16, 2013
If you want for your child to have a fair education this is not the school. Our experience at this school has been very unpleasant. The teachers appear to have their favorite students that they teach only, half of the teachers appear to be tired and lack focus, you can tell that they are there only for the paycheck, there is no effort in truly teaching our kids. I have witnessed where the kids run over the staff. The principal and/or staff does not have enough time in her schedule to adequately make sure that the teachers are doing their jobs. They need assistants. If given the choice I would not send my children to this school, they lack structure. They do not give homework, they do not have an adequate learning agenda. Like many other schools they are yet to offer an online program for the parents as an alternative way to keep up with their child's progress because the teacher does not always call back as stated in the start of the school year. This school and staff has a very long way to go in stepping up the standard that they claim to uphold themselves to. Find a charter school for your child until Highland can step up their standard. 2 years to long, I will not continue.

- submitted by a parent

July 29, 2011
I went to Highland and graduated class of 2009 and it was a great school! I loved the teachers and the academics were amazing! I am glad to have been called a Highland Huskie(:

- submitted by a community member

February 21, 2011
A few years ago I was a student at Highland elementary. I'm very proud of how this school has improved over the years. Happy to know Highland is the only elementary school in Inglewood who has achieved the honor to be a Blue Ribbon school.

- submitted by a community member

August 16, 2010
Great principal will miss her.Good self esteem among the students, parents,and staff. Can't wait to start the new school year.

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2010
I have 2 kids at Highland. I can only speak GREAT things about this school. The principle and staff are amazing. Test scores are excellent. This school is TOP PUBLIC SCHOOL IN INGLEWOOD......

- submitted by a parent

April 21, 2010
My son has had an excellent academic year being his first year- Kindergarten. He is advanced in his reading skills, math skills & writing skills. He received the Principals Award his first semester. His teacher has done an outstanding job with my son. Thank you to the staff at Highland Elementary.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 21, 2009
I am new to the IUSD but I enjoy it. I beleive Highland is a great school and the staff is wonderful to work with.

- submitted by a teacher
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March 06, 2008
Highland has improved tremendously with the new principal, Ms. Ippongi. The staff is working hard to prepare the students for success. I love it! My son is Mrs. Leslie's class. I think she is the best third grade teacher in the world. He has improved greatly with her excellent strategies, rigor, and high expectations. Thank you !

- submitted by a parent

October 12, 2007
This school has help my daughter in many ways.Latrelle Is now an honor student in Florida.Taking advance placement classes and is one of the top students in her school. Thank you for leading her in the right direction.

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2007
Great leadership and excellent teachers.

- submitted by a parent

February 13, 2006
This school consists of hardworking, dedicated teachers.

- submitted by a teacher

October 14, 2005
This school offers little to no extracurricular activities. The PTA involvement is limited to a handfull (10 max) of regular attendees, of which 5 are actually involved. The school has a great teaching staff, however the office staff (including the principal) could all use training courses on how-to-operate-a-school. If you are looking for a school where inconsistancy is the key to discipline- this is your school. In-school suspensions (hanging out in the principal's office and running errands for her all day) tends to be the favorite form of discipline at this school.

- submitted by a teacher

September 19, 2005
From the moment I have walked into the school, I have been terrified. The staff was so unprofessional and rude quite frankly. I've never felt so unwelcomed. As far as the teaching, well I wouldn't care at this point since these professionals don't care about our children. I would brake my back to work 3 jobs and sacrifice from being a mother just to have my children go to a decent school and actually loving to learn and learning something.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2004
This school is in need of a great review.The school lacks sufficient supervision, qualified teachers.The staff do not address accordingly to the needs of children.I onced worked there and it has been the bigest regret that I had my child enrolled there.Test scores continue to drop as the respect for students and parents as well.

- submitted by a parent
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Highland Elementary School
430 Venice Way, Inglewood, CA  90302
(310) 419-2519
Last modified Highland Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Highland Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top