I just move here last year but my kids love this school :). They told me the teacher is nice and helpful
We removed our child from this school after she was constantly bullied by certain students. Nothing significant was done about the situation and the bullying continued. My child was afraid to go to school. We have withdrawn our daughter from this school and she is thriving at her new public school. Her new school has a strong anti-bullying policy and more academic programs. As a parent and former teacher, I do NOT recommend Arroyo Seco!!!!
I have three kids at Arroyo Seco and am generally pleased with this school. The teachers really make it all work-- dedicated, experienced, sincere. The parent involvement is high and any extra-curriculars come from parent-run programs now, due to state budget cuts. I really wish the PTA were more focused on learning programs and educational needs rather than parties and special events though. And please, please update our useless website! Any child who is willing to work and whose family is supportive at home can do well at this school. If anything, I would say the economically underprivileged and the English learners receive an disproportionate amount of attention and funds. I like the diversity and believe it is good for my kids. A very good school all around.
We moved across the country recently from a school that was ranked a 10 on GreatSchools, so I was worried about finding a comparable one. I am glad that my child and our family landed at Seco. The principal is phenomenal; he has incredible energy, is at every single event and is available during school days as well, and the kids really respond to him. We've only had one teacher so far, but she is one of those all-too-rare people who seems to committed to meeting each child's individual needs both socially and educationally. Best of all is that the parents seem to be very involved, even more than at our old school. The enrichment opportunities for the kids are so diverse: running club, Spanish classes, book club, chess, knitting, and many more. Great experience so far.
Great teachers, parents and community. Things are tough for public schools in California & the Arroyo Seco community really works hard to make it a great place for the kids.
Our school has a wonderful community feel to it with lots of smiling faces to greet us everyday. Between the hardworking teachers and the parents who volunteer tirelessly, we have the best school in the USA!
It has great teachers, students and it is in a great community. The staff at the front office are friendly. Everybody has a smile for you.
The school is filled with great teachers and committed and friendly families.
Arroyo Seco Elementary is a great school! the teachers are wonderful and always welling to work with the parents.
I agree with you about the school being bad, school do have some isues and the school district or administration must look in and fix it. Thank you.
This is by far one of the best elementary schools across the country; the teachers are extremely patient and encouraging to all of the children - they have brought both of my kids out of their shell and they are excelling. I compare this to very high end schools where we have live in CT, Westchester NY, and PA. Further - the administrative staff is extremely professional and courteous - but they do maintain good control.
BAD, BAD, BAD school. If your not white watch out. The office clerk is very bad. I did not like the school, and some teachers make life very difficult for kids. Some teachers make life very difficult for kids who are not white, and try to push them out of school.
We are new to the school, but the staff and parents have made me and my 2 children feel very welcome. So far everyone seems very friendly. The teachers are great and the curriculum seems wonderful. I would recommend this school to anyone :)
I love the school that is educating my blessed grandchildren. The curriculum is challenging and the teachers are very caring.
Arroyo Seco is an incredible school with a wonderful staff!! My children are getting a great education and look forward to going to school every day!
This is a great school. My kids are hoppy, I volunteer and the teachers are appreciative of the parents time and effort. Both of my kids have loved their teachers, that means a lot. I've like them as well and find their styles to fit with my chiildren's needs. No school is perfect, but I am happy with Arroyo Seco as a whole.
This is a good school. Unfortunately, over the past 2 years its API scores have gone down. The principal hasn't addressed the issues so there is no way to know if something is being done about it. They do have choir and band/violin for 4th and 5th grade. There are some very good teachers. The classes are full and it is the largest elementary school in the area.
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