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How would you rate your experience at this school?
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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (4 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (3 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (3 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (4 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Effective (1 response)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Currently, most people answered Teacher (3 responses)
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Vista Verde
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
There have been teachers over the years who absolutely changed our lives for the better. Those who love the kids, care about helping them to succeed, and are willing to go above and beyond to teach them.

Vista Verde
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
This is tough because some of the teachers are so extraordinary committed and effective, and just like anywhere there are the lazy teachers who just don't seem to care about the kids. Overall I imagine the teachers at Vista Verde are better than at most schools and it just makes the poor ones stand out.


Vista Verde
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
I do think there's a lot of homework but it doesn't seem inappropriate to review what they have done in class. For some kids it takes a few minutes each day and others can spend hours. I have both kinds of kids and can see the big picture.

Vista Verde
Develops grit: Agree

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
I think the work is challenging and kids are expected to work through it, but the bare truth is that most of the work is being done by their parents and the kids who are doing their own work look pathetic in comparison. I would say that the parents are very determined.

Vista Verde
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
Respect for what? Respect for authority, yes, I strongly agree. Self-respect, not so much. These kids are working to hard to be excellent that I don't think they have much energy left to love themselves.


Vista Verde
Develops empathy: Agree

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
I think the kids are encouraged to treat each other with respect and that compassion is modeled in the classroom.

Vista Verde
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted April 23, 2016
- a parent
There is a strong and positive culture of honesty and integrity here. I would trust the staff to handle a bullying problem if it were to arise and I believe kids are held accountable for mistakes in a positive way... until it gets to the vice principal who I sincerely hope is replaced after this year. She has no balance or control of her anger.

Vista Verde
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted December 26, 2015
- a parent
The children have a long day, especially the younger children who attend from 8:30am to 3pm. The amount of homework is too much for the younger children.


Vista Verde
Develops empathy: Neutral

Posted December 26, 2015
- a parent
Again, how can you develop caring and empathy when your behavior expectations are so unreasonable and deprive many of the younger children of some joyful childhood experiences?

Vista Verde
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted December 26, 2015
- a parent
How can you promote fairness in students when your own response to the students is unreasonable so often?

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Vista Verde
6 Federation Way, Irvine, CA  92603-0100
(949) 936-6350
Last modified Vista Verde is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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