Students enrolled 770
School leader Caron Winston

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4655 Camino Real
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509

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4 stars
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June 06, 2014
This school once had integrity. After principal Campos left the respect of the school went as well. I would never recommended this school to my worst enemy. The staff, parents and principal are rude, disrespectful, and incompetent. My daughter attended their talent show for the last two years, and since we had to pick up her father from the airport at 11:30pm, they told her she would not be able to participate again next year. What a shame. Furthermore, the principal has issues with authority. If you show concern and then she tries to tear you down. Don't let her. Show your strength. Good luck

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2014
After hearing how "great" Camino was, I had switched my son from Indian Hills for daycare reasons. I would love for him to be back at Indian Hills. I see no warmth and love coming from Camino and his drive for the love of school has quickly diminished. Either the school is not what it used to be, or people don't know any better. Sadly have another starting Kinder in the coming year, and am appalled by the comment below that they just usher in the kids. Indian Hills offered way more parent involvement the first day of Kindergarten, as well as a much more warm, loving, and encouraging environment throughout.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2014
A parent lier I disagree one thebteacher might get mad but only if they do somthing really bad ok your dauther is proabbly lieing am a 6th grader and I love camino we go lost field trips have fun actices ok WE EVEN CLASSROOM PETS! Well my teacher does the only thing I hate duh duh mrs. Cook -.- mean only allows led pencils btw am a student :D

- submitted by a community member
October 02, 2013
I am discusted by my daughters 4th grade teacher this year. Supposively the best school in the district? Well i will pull my gate student out of your school. I will not allow a teacher to yell or demean my daughter and then roll there eyes at me and dismiss my concerns. Shame on this teacher and shame on this school. Totally discusted and completely dissapointed.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2013
The school is great and I only know a few teachers. It would be even better if they Got a new principal. She is arrogant and stubborn and some of her rules Need to go. My daughter does not want to oh to this school anymore.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2013
My child just started Kindergarten here, while the teacher is fantastic the overall impression I have so far, is that the office staff and environment is cold and uninvitting. With havinh a kindergartner I was expecting the school to be open amd inviting trying to bring parents in however first day we had to drop our childrn off at a gate and they were ushered back, we were not even allowed to stand in the staff parking lot to see them walk in. What a scary and overwhelming experience for a child new to school, it was like walking through the gate of the unknown. Yes, I brought her tonthe orientations and she seen the classroom, but they really should have explained it would was going to be this way. Picking up is the same way stand across the yard while your child is dismissed to you. No ccausal conversations with the teachers allowed I guess. Have to send an email or phone call and wait for days for a reply. I know with past situations of unfortunate disasters in schools there is a need for increased safety but to be given the impression you are antinparents on campus is not very inviting. The office staff has not been very friendly either. So sad to see a school be like this.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
Great school and great teachers. Love this school, office staff is great thanks Dalia and Angle for all that you do!

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2013
I've had a great experience with Caron Winston and the staff/teachers at Camino Real. The teachers care about their students. I've had nothing but positive experiences from Camino. Mrs. Winston personally answers email if you send her questions. I'm not sure why a parent thought she was. Arrogant, unpleasant and unhelpful. I've had the opposite experience. Couldn't ask for a better school. The school does expect the parents to be inovlved with their students. They have high expectations.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2013
Camino Real is a GREAT school! We transferred here this year from Peralta. What a difference! The school has many events throughout the year for the kids such as Market Day, Proficiency Rocks, and Ancient Day just to name a few. The GATE program is outstanding. My child has already gone on 4 field trips this year compared to 1 her whole 6 years at Peralta. 6TH graders are getting ready for a week of fun while learning at science camp and celebrating the end of the year at a water park. The high parent involvement makes all this possible. The teachers are wonderful and really care about the kids. The Principal, Mrs Winston is always seen around campus. She is involved in booster club meetings and even seen directing traffic after school . There is always something going on at Camino and the kids are really excited about school. They are definitely doing something right here as their climbing test scores can prove!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2013
School is good but the new principal is as stubborn as they come. Refused to help my child when needed.

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May 12, 2010
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- submitted by a student
June 09, 2009
This is a wonderful school, just great, the principal is awesome, very professional and cares so much about the kids at camino, I'm very sadden to know that Mr. Campos will be leaving us, the school he is going to is very lucky to have him. You will be missed Mr. Campos. Thank you for all your hard work and dedication.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2009
My Son has been attending this school since Kindergarten, he is now in second grade, we love it! Families and teachers come together to really make a difference for our children. Mr. Campos the principal is awesome, he get's involved in one on one interaction with his students. We could'nt ask for a better place for our son to start his love for knowledge!

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no rating January 27, 2009
We have been living in this area for a long time,Our son who is now a 12th grader went to this school our daughter who is now a 7th grader went here too, We have a son and a daughter still here we absolutely love this school the teachers are top of the line teachers they are all just wonderful, the principal Mr. Campos is a leader in the full extend of the word. Luna Family

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2009
From a Parent, GATE Pres, Sponsor- My daughter - now 16 attended Camino since 5th grade and my son now attends since kindergarten. He is now in the 6th grade and has been in GATE since the 3rd. We love Camino Real. Yes, I must agree the front office staff does come across harsh and unfeeling but I must defend them all. They are wonderful ladies who, once you get to know them have wonderful personalities and we love them all. Mr Campos the principal is great too. A little stuffy perhaps but you cant win them all. He is awesome with the kids and thats what really counts. They look up to him. The parents are deeply involved with every aspect of the school which I think is wonderful. I know my son and I will be terribly sad once June rolls around and we leave Camino.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2009
The people in the front office are indifferent and never smile. They come across unfriendly and uncaring. The teachers are not educated in meeting the kid's individual needs especially when dealing with children who experience ADD/ADHD, autism and aspergers. I'm greatful that we moved to another location and now we're very pleased with our new school. Camino Real needs to get with the times.

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November 18, 2008
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September 02, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2008
i have to say that if it were not for the lack of friendly service from the office staff that i would have rated this school a 4-5!. This past year was our first year attending this school for my two dtrs. Academically they did excellent and showed much improvement. However, i am not at all impressed with how i have been treated every time i go into the office and i have verbally expressed that concern direct to the office staff. I have heard this same complaint from other parents but seems that change has not occurred so we believe that this must be unimportant to the principal or school district. Our children will continue to attend this school but hopefully this concern will be addressed in the near future.

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2008
We have been a Camino Family since my son (incoming 4th grader) started Kindergarten. We have never had a complaint about the school. Both of my kids love being Camino Kids. We have loved each and every teacher we have had. They have a great GATE program, PTA, and parent participation. Through the district, Camino has the best reputation by far and we love it there. They offer many opportunities for kids to bring their parents to the school and watch performances, meet their teachers, or have a picnic with the other families. The principal is very motivated and offers exciting rewards for fundraising and he remembers all the kids and parents by name.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2008
My son has attended more school then he should have in his elementry years and Camino is by far the best. I am so extremely happy with the school and principle and just started my youngest in Camino. This school and staff is very involved and truly care about the students..I cant say enough about Camino and Mr.Campos the principle.

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March 03, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2006
I have 3 kids who attend Camino Real and I have been so pleased with the school, staff and parent involvement. The kids and I are so sad to leave such a wonderful school. We found a treasure amongst a sea of mediocrity when we enrolled here. The principal is very responsive and ambitious, teachers go above and beyond the call of duty, and the parent support is amazing! A true A+ in my grade book!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2006
I am so proud to have been a part of the Camino Family since 1998 and very happy that I still have four years to go. The teachers are caring and kind and with one of my children in special ed. I really appreciate that.

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August 08, 2006
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July 11, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2006
Camino real is a wonderful school the kids really enjoy themselves. I have three children preasently enrolled at this time and all three enjoy their teachers having a good repor. I have had two others children that have gone to camino real and also family members as well they all have high praises welcome to our new principal mr.Compos. He is wonderful and fair. His listening skills are excellent and he is profesional at his job. I am very impressed on what he has brought to camino real compassion, understanding and leadership in what is best for our children. I would like to say the ladies in pta keep up the good work you are wonderful and appreciated. Excellent staff:mrs. Anderko, lisa, angel and all of our supervisors : ) my kids love them always having great things to say about them and always wanting to say hello. Excellent job keep up the excellent work :)

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January 11, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2005
We have been a 'Camino Family' since 2000. The teachers have been excellent and PTA & parent involvement are exceptional! Both of our children have been extremely successful students at Camino. We would highly recommend this school to anyone. It's the best elementary school in the district!!

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2005
Camino Real is a great school! The parent involvement is outstanding and their PTA committee is very strong! We were saddened to hear that Mr. Owen will be leaving, but the school district he is going to is very lucky to have him for a Principal. Mr. Owen you will be missed very much!

- submitted by a parent
June 15, 2005
My daughter took Kindergarten at Camino Real. The teacher, Mrs. King, was great. The curriculum was challenging and kept my daughter involved. There were also various field trips throughout the year. If there is one aspect I would complain about it is that parents are not allowed to help in the classroom if they have younger children. My wife would have gladly volunteered often but was not allowed to because of our younger kids. I would think they would want parents involved to the greatest extent possible. Besides this one annoying rule, the school was awesome. The administration and staff were all very nice and helpful.

- submitted by a parent
February 21, 2005
Camino Real is a great school. The music program is very good my daughter is in her first year of band loves it and has mastered at least 20 simple songs. The parent invovlment is very high there is lots of family nights at local resturants on top of two picnics a year. Most teachers are very open to parent invovlment in the class. Having parents that can come in come in once a week.

- submitted by a parent
December 13, 2004
Great school! Great teachers! Best elementary school in the area.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2004
The teachers are great, but they have to teach to the star test which is bad.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2004
Compared to the other Riverside schools that my son has attended, Camino is the highest on our list. The 1st grade teacher that my son had this year, by the name of Mrs. Primmer, was a very wonderful and patient teacher. Her teaching style contributed to our son becoming more confident.

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2004
Overall, Camino Real is an excellent elementary school. Teachers are trying to balance the needs of the students while meeting/exceeding the standards that are placed on them by the District and the State. I would like to see more extracurricular activities for students.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2004
Teachers are so obsessed with meeting the academics standards that they focus on test scores and not the student education needs as a whole. Sadly students are just a statistic at Camino Real.

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Camino Real Elementary School
4655 Camino Real, Jurupa Valley, CA  92509
(951) 360-2714
Last modified Camino Real Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Camino Real Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top