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25100 Earhart Road
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

(949) 581-1370
(949) 581-8520
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June 15, 2015
Our oldest child has had such an amazing experience here. She thrives! We love this school & the PTA is awesome. Our youngest experienced the TK program here this past year & I highly recommend. As for foul language, bullying,etc. I've not experienced this over the past 6 years. I am out front every morning & afternoon, so I have to admit the person who shared this has left me a bit baffled. My child has never shared any info on this either. So...not to discredit, but I've not ever heard it.

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
June 15, 2015
On our personal experience it's been very effective and our child has blossomed uniquely under each teacher.

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Amount of homework: Just right
June 15, 2015
Through the years I've seen the children given just the right amount of work and if they are needing extra work it is available by speaking with the teacher.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
June 15, 2015
I've seen the children develop over the past six years into very responsible children who are taught about consideration to others and learn to become advocates for themselves.

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November 18, 2014
Lomarena is a really good school. Bullying, stealing, fighting and bad language at 2:30 P.M.? (according to another review). Wow! I'm missing a lot because I sure haven't seen this nor has any other person I've spoken to at this school. From my experience as a parent here, this type of bad behavior at Lomarena would never be tolerated or accepted. It would be dealt with immediately by the playground supervisor, teacher or the principal. My child's in 5th grade and loves learning here. Whenever I feel that my child needs to be challenged more academically or request more homework, I ask the teacher to go a step further. Most teachers oblige and are really happy to do so.

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2014
We just moved to this area and this is the first time that my child is not happy with her school. There is behavioral issue at this school. The kids use extremely bad language. Bullying ...fighting and using bad language is so normal. The kids steal each other school supply.... just stop by at this school around 2:30 you will see what I am saying....

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October 09, 2013
Lomarena is a great school. I am very impressed with Mr. Morrow's (Principal) quick response to the over crowded classes. He was able to add two additional classes, and my son is in one of them. The transition has been very smooth. The teachers and parents we have met so far, seem to be very involved and care deeply about our children and our school.

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June 04, 2013
Lomarena has so many bright spots, it is a real blessing within the public school system. When deciding between Valencia and Lomarena for the GATE program, Lomarena was the clear choice for my child for so many reasons. The 2012 API score is impressive at 914 (2 points above Valencia), and the growth over the past 3 years from 860s to 910s is the greatest increase in the district. Test scores aside, the teachers are devoted, the curriculum rigorous, standards are set high and fair, and the environment fosters growth and development in all students. Great experience over the past 4 years!

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May 21, 2013
Lomarena is truly a "hidden gem" in SVUSD. What the teachers do with the challenges they face is amazing - they have test scores that rival Valencia...even with a high population of ESL students. The teacher/parent relations are fabulous and the level of commitment to the kids from both sides (parents and teachers) is truly unparalleled in this economy in the public schools. I could not recommend this school more highly at SVUSD.

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February 08, 2013
The school has been a fantastic switch for my daughter who has been inspired to learn at higher academic standards, she has fun but is challenged as well! The school is very organized the principal is friendly and always visible. My daughter's teacher has many years of experience and it is evident in her teaching style!!!she gets results!! The PTA plans many wonderful programs for the school!! The school has an upbeat feel- we love our school!!!

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September 23, 2012
There is a rigorous and challenging curriculum at Lomarena. In addition, there is a GATE program. My child's in a combination class (younger grade) currently which I think is beneficial. Many of the teachers at this school are highly regarded and are outstanding educators who really care about the students. There are so many active PTA and volunteers that help. There's an abundance of challenging homework for the students.

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January 19, 2012
This School is great! The playground is big and my daughter loves it. The lunch for fifth graders is 12:20 which is better than any other school because the old school my daughter used to go to was 1:15pm. I absoulutly love this school!

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September 21, 2010
My daughter's school experience has really been wonderful. She is blossoming under the guidance of the teachers here, and is always excited to go to school. This enthusiasm says a lot. Also, the school PTA is fabulous. They are very involved & active.

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September 05, 2008
As both a former student and student teacher of Lomarena Elementary, I have nothing but positive things to say. The teachers consistently dedicate themselves to the students, and the students seem very happy with the rigorous curriculum provided by their teachers. The classrooms are beautiful as are the new library and computer lab rooms too. Lomarena provided me with such a foundation for my future, and it was at this school that I decided to dedicate my life to helping children succeed. It's my 6th year teaching now! Thanks Lomarena for a great K-6 education! Christina Garcia 2nd Grade Teacher, LAUSD

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July 17, 2008
The teachers at Lomarena are outstanding! Most have been teaching there for years which says a lot I think. They have a strong PTA and parent volunteer program.

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February 27, 2008
I have had the pleasure of working with the staff, administration, students and parents of Lomarena for the past three months. Rarely have I seen a group of teachers as dedicated to the student body as this group-and I have worked with many groups. The services from LAAP to RSP, Speech to OT as well as the music program (which I know my first grade class enjoys immensely) to the Art Masters program are top notch. The ladies in the front office, the health office the cafeteria and the supervisors as well as the new principal are dedicated to the wellness and education of every-single-student. The PTA is amazingly dedicated to the staff and students. As both a mom, and a teacher I would rate Lomarena as five stars! Keep up the great work! Mrs. Christine Daukas

- submitted by a teacher

June 04, 2007
As with all change, the passage of time is the real test. Already new and decisive principal leadership has definitely boosted staff morale as school safety and discipline has taken a priority status and teaching can be number one in the classroom. With such a diverse population from Title 1 to GATE, our school not only boasts the second highest API growth in the district but has student leadership and activity programs that no other school in the district has. From a supportive PTA, we are provided art and science programs, a school play, Field Day to name just a few. It is the goal of the PTA to continue to promote more parent involvement and more and more parents attend our PTA meetings or volunteer in our PTA sponsored activities than ever before. With this great new leadership, I can only envision Lomarena's continued pattern of excellence.

- submitted by a teacher

May 22, 2007
Principal has changed since the last report. The climate has radically changed, and the positive atmosphere created by the former leadership is unfortunately no longer there.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2005
When my children did go to this school, I found it to I found that it was over crowded and very disorganized. I also found that the teachers spent more time trying control the 'out of control' students than teaching. Thus making homework the main source of learning for the children.

- submitted by a parent

July 30, 2005
They do have a math team that is for the upper grades and they begin GATE around grade 3. Music I think starts in 4th grade and they do some intramural after school sports. The PTA meetings are very rarely attended though by more than a handful of dedicated parents and teachers.

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Lomarena Elementary School
25100 Earhart Road, Laguna Hills, CA  92653
(949) 581-1370
Last modified Lomarena 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.
Lomarena Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top