My school is horrible, the new Principal is very, very rude she needs to focus on the benefits of learning and not so much disicipline, for this method is not working. They need to fire her immediately, students that have been attending that school for years are moving to different schools because of the new Principal. Also the more that 1/2 of the staff dislikes her but they need their jobs so they are afraid of saying anything. The Principal I'm referring to K. Schanz
The new principal is rude and so is the front office staff. If any parents have any dealings with these people that are unprofessional, I recommend reporting it to the district, as I have.
I have had both of my girls attend School of the Holy Child and they were so happy. The teachers were wonderful and were always available to both student and parent. All the girls that have graduated have attended very prestigious colleges. I would highly recommend this school to all young women.
The Principal of this school is clueless at how to run it effectively!!! Every year test scores have dropped since she's been in charge. The moral of the staff is low . There have been no field trips for the kids except for the occasional trip to Shakeys or Chuck E Cheese. Other schools in the same district went to science camp this year, why not Peralta? There needs to be an administrative change so that Peralta can get back to the top where it once was. Parents are concerned and the school district should be too!
Peralta was once a California Distinguished school, but now has the 3rd lowest API in the district. I'm very disappointed in the staff, especially the Principal, and wonder if my child is getting the best education she can get.
Peralta is a wonderful school! The teachers are caring & work extremely hard. The principal is full of energy always open to new ideas. Parents are always welcomed to participate in any and every way. My daughter attended Peralta for 4 years and safety was never a concern.
I have been very happy with Peralta for the past 5 years. The staff knows their kids and families so well. I feel my kids are quite safe on the campus. They love having parents in the classrooms and a part of the school activites and the fundraisers. They are proud of their kids hard work and they provide help and encouragement to those in need.
My daughter attended Peralta for Kindergarten only, the quality of the teachers in K was impressive. They were willing to challenge the children academically and encourage them also. She was introduced to music appreciation and developed a love for art by drawing and coloring pictures that have won first prize and second prize in art contests.
I must admit I was very hesitant to send my child to public school. I came from a private school background. My sons preschool teacher suggested to try it out I am sure glad I did. My sons kindergarden teacher was outstanding and from what I have seen most of the teachers are just as good. The teachers seem to really enjoy what they do and it shows in the way they treat the students. They are not only teachers but great role models for the children. They are very involved in each child individually and take the time to make sure they give each child the attention they need. My hats off to the principle and all the teachers at Peralta elementary
I agree with the father of 4 daughters, Peralta must be the best elementary school in Riverside. As for the parent regarding discipline, her concerns should be brought directly to Dr. Salvagio as she's a wonderful principal and I agree completely with that parent regarding discipline of disruptive children. By the way, I'm the mother of the now almost 7th grader and 2nd grade student, and cannot be more pleased with this school and their staff. They have proven to me in the past 6 years that they are caring, knowledgeable and very easy to work with on all issues brought to their attention.
I have seen many great and committed teachers at Peralta. However, the discipline is extremely inconsistant, if not lacking at time. I'm apauled at how many times the same disruptive children get sent to the office, to be back in the classroom later that day or after their suspension, as if it were a joke. The example being sent to the other students is disturbing. Every child deserves the opportunity to learn in a safe environment. Even the good one!
This has got to be the best school in Riverside. Being a Single father of 4 daughters the help I received in getting my daughters enrolled was outstanding. The school is well kept, the rooms are clean and tidy and the teachers are wonderful.
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