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155 Eastshore
Irvine, CA 92604

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June 13, 2015
Our child is just wrapping up 2nd grade, and has been at Eastshore since Kindergarten. We have had a great experience. Responsive administration, great support, and great PTA. Special "shout out" to our 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Claybourn. Patient, dedicated, and progressive. She works diligently with her students to get to know them as individuals and understands how to engage them and spark a light for learning. Well done!

- submitted by a parent

March 05, 2015
This has been a great school for my daughters. We have found the school to be organized the teachers to be caring and the parents to be involved. I will say you get out of it what you put into it so show some interest and support the school and you and your family will be well rewarded. Go Eastshore.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2014
It is a horrible school. Both my children have attended this school. Teachers do not know how to deal with the children and to teach them effectively. Teachers choose favorites and altogether horrible. Not one teacher did we find kind loving and easy to work with.

- submitted by a parent

May 01, 2014
I think we have such an awesome neighborhood school. Even before we came to this school we heard from parents with older children that we could expect great things. I am so happy to be very involved with both the PTA and helping in my children's classrooms. I wish that more parent could get involved as well. We have a fantastic & fun PTA group but I would like to see it expand because I know there are a ton of awesome parents.

- submitted by a parent

March 26, 2014
Eastshore is an excellent school! The staff is incredibly dedicated and forward thinking. The leadership is phenomenal. Teachers go above and beyond for all children, not just for excelled or struggling children. We have a very strong PTA, and all parents are welcome to be an active part of their children's school life.

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2014
32 kids - 1 teacher :( teachers can't effective teach each child. For my son 2 of 3 teachers, since attending Eastshore, seem uninterested in the kids or overwhelmed. My daughter is 2 for 2 on getting a good teacher. In general I am not impressed with the education. So much depends on the teacher and the system has no way of removing or fixing bad teachers.

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September 11, 2013
My son started Eastshore this week. Everything I heard about this school is true. I am very impressed that his teacher knows the names of all the kids (except one set of identical twins) at the end of the 1st day! The Kindergarten team works well together and seems to have a great curriculum laid out.

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July 23, 2013
My child went to school here for kindergarten. Since he has some learning challenges the GE teacher frequently sent him out of class and asked him to sit in the back so it was easy to kick him out. (think - back of the bus) This teacher and the principal who supported her actions are still working there (although the school district had forbidden her to speak at our IEP meetings since she was setting them up for lawsuits). We moved to get away from this school.

- submitted by a parent

June 27, 2013
This school is just average and we are glad that our child graduated from here and we no longer have to deal with the principal and her new found obsession with "school safety". We have three children who have gone through the Irvine schools and the focus should be on education and development, Eastshore seems to miss this point. This school has become a place where children are taught that the outside world (in Irvine of all places) is something to be feared. Parents are not allowed on campus but anyone just walking through is. School should focus on TEACHING. Even though parents are not welcome on campus, their money is. Waste of our child's time and our money.

- submitted by a parent

May 20, 2013
My child only went to this school for one year but believe me that was enough! The teacher was not very understanding toward my child and made obvious attempts to make him feel badly about himself. The teacher and principal used only punitive means to deal with my child without ever suggesting anything positive. I tried to work with them but it seemed they were not interested in working with me. The parents were also the unfriendliest bunch I have ever encountered in an Irvine school. We moved the following year to another Irvine school with wonderful teachers and much friendlier parents!

- submitted by a parent

April 10, 2013
This is our second school in Irvine School District. We were a lot happier with the previous school. Teachers here seem less caring, office staff is extremely rude. I don't like the school culture here. They communicate with you only when they need money or school supplies. It has a very tense environment, you get the feeling like all school staff HATE parents. And you can't educate kids without parents help, I think school administration and some teachers are not aware of this fact! I have been education for 14 years, including 8 years of full time teaching. This school atmosphere is now warm, welcoming, challenging and so on. What makes this school looks good is the students profile. If this administration and some staff would be working with different population, they would have been failed so bad. I never left campus happy and felt I was welcomed as a parent. Teachers and office staff do their best to stay away from parents and not to talk to them. I think this school would be the worse on in this neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2013
How unfortunate that one person uses this venue to bash a teacher who is one of the best on the staff. This site is supposed to be place where honest reviews are submitted, not personal vendettas. Perhaps some self-reflection is in order - there are always two sides to every situation.

- submitted by a school leader

March 22, 2013
How unfortunate that this site has been used to bash one of the best teachers at this school. As there are always at least two versions of any situation, some self-reflection is in order here. This person is an outstanding teacher, an upstanding member of the community and has every business being a Kindergarten teacher. In fact, it is her calling and her passion. Please do not use this site to voice personal vendettas.

- submitted by a community member

May 10, 2012
My daughter started Kindergarten this year at Eastshore and for the most part it's been great. The teacher is wonderful and my daughter loves her. The office administrators are another story. They are very rude and condescending. Their attitudes are ruining it for me.

- submitted by a parent

December 12, 2011
This is a great school. If you take the responsibility to do you part as a parent, the teachers and administrators will make sure that your child not only learns but excels.

- submitted by a parent

January 19, 2011
My child went here for 3 years and we couldnt take it anymore. Bad teachers, mean-spirited administrators, and too much tolerance of violence.

- submitted by a parent
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May 20, 2010
Teachers are very nice and kind.They know how to teach a child in play.My kid love to going school now.

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September 01, 2009
We have been at this school for 3 years and love it! The staff is friendly, the teachers are great (although the second grade teachers weren't super impressive) and there is a lot of parent participation and fun school functions. The kids have music weekly and are able to play the violin or join the choir starting in 4th grade. The instrument teachers are fantastic, especially considering they are working with large groups of kids. The school has recently been brought up to code and is kept quite clean. The sixth graders participate in a wonderful marine 'sixth grade camp' that is not offered in other schools in the district.

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2008
Homework assignments daily. Fantastic Teachers. Great combination of discipline and kindness.

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2008
excellent school! The teachers are so nice and the classes

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September 18, 2006
Great School. My son has gone to Eastshore for the past 3 years. I think it is an excellent school. We are so lucky to have a school with such a great music program. The teachers are great and the principal is great. This is an excellent school.

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2006
Eastshore is a excellent school. We moved down from Northern California where the public school system was horrible. My son my tested for learning disabilities and was given the extra help and attention and is now thriving! I would highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2006
Excellent school. We are very happy with the quality of teacher and student relationships. We are particularly impressed with Ms. Hoegh, the principal.

- submitted by a parent

December 22, 2005
Eastshore is a great school with wonderful parent involvement. The teachers and staff care a great deal about the students, and the academics are wonderful. The school just has a great energy about it, and I think most children will be able to find success there.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2005
Academic programs are exellent. Extracurricular activities are great and provide great exposure to kids. Parent involvement is satisfactory.

- submitted by a parent

January 17, 2005
My son is currently a kindergartner at Eastshore, and we couldn't be happier with school's sense of community, balance between academics and socialization and its after school daycare program. Parent involvement is fantastic, and we'd highly recommend Eastshore to any family with young children.

- submitted by a teacher

June 02, 2004
I would not recommend Eastshore Elementary to anyone! The principal is new, without the finesse of knowing how to deal with children or parents. The education is not individual based and lacks compared to other schools in the area.

- submitted by a parent

November 10, 2003
This school is one of the best I've seen. All the teachers are nice and so are the children.

- submitted by a parent
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Our school serves a diverse community and strives to provide the best possible education for our students. Our teachers participate in staff development regularly to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to meet theneeds of our students in the 21st century. Our community is close knit and very supportive.


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Eastshore Elementary School
155 Eastshore, Irvine, CA  92604
(949) 936-5700
Last modified Eastshore Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Eastshore Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 41 reviews. Top