« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
Public district
Lake Forest, CA
Students enrolled: 520
Before care: No

Contact this school

23391 Dune Mear Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630

(949) 837-6682
(949) 586-8014
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Olivewood Elementary School address.
Amount of homework: Just right
August 21, 2015
The teacher my son had gave all the homework for the week up front and let him work on it on his own pace, giving him the whole week to do it. It encouraged because he did not feel overwhelmed with homework if he was having a bad day. On a good day he could do it all and have no homework for the rest of the week.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Agree
August 21, 2015
This school helped guide and turn my oldest son from an out-of-control child to a child that can understand the rules and participate in class without being a distraction.

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2015
The kindergarten program was great for my oldest. I have my second child going in and she is super excited.

- submitted by a parent

March 25, 2013
This school was the only one left that had room in their transitional kindergarten class and I have to say...I was extremely concerned because of the ratings but I'm so glad I gave it a chance. My son loves going to school here and the staff and teachers that I've become acquainted with are extremely supportive and care a lot about the kids. My son's teacher, Ms. Kim is really amazing and the new principal (Mr. C.) they have is awesome as well.

- submitted by a parent

June 01, 2012
I would not recommend this school to anyone. If this school spent as much time trying to effectively teach as it does trying to convince parents that their child has some sort of a learning disability maybe it would be a place to take your child. My child spent 3 hours a day for 2 months with a private tutor, and learned more in those 2 moths then he did all year in this school. A total failure of leadership and accountability from top to bottom.

- submitted by a parent

November 05, 2008
Olivewood has a fabulous, dedicated staff. The school has made tremendous strides in improving test scores over the past five years in spite of crippling budget cuts. The PTA is active and provides many wonderful programs for the children. The kids definitely come first at Olivewood.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Find out what parents are saying about Olivewood Elementary School


Nearby homes for sale


Last modified: August 21, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Olivewood Elementary School
23391 Dune Mear Road, Lake Forest, CA  92630
(949) 837-6682
Last modified Olivewood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Olivewood Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top