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Marcus Garvey Elementary And Preschool

Private | K-8 | 52 students

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $253,500. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,260.

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Posted February 16, 2006

My child has been there for 8 months and she has improved a lot on her grades. But I just dont think this school fits her though. They dont go out side much and they are all cramped up in small little class rooms. Im sure glad that this is her first year and only year. I dont think anyone should put there child in a school like that.
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Posted August 28, 2005

The curriculum is fabulous! The teachers and principal are caring and wonderful professionals who work with children regardless of whether they are behind academically.
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Posted May 10, 2005

The school curricular is excellent. The entire focus is on learning and the teachers are dedicated to seeing that the student excells.
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Posted April 26, 2005

The 6 years my child has attended Marcus Garvey have been great. The 10:1 ration has shown to be a very successful learning environemnt for her. She is at least 2 yras ahead of her grade level. The only downside I have found are the sports available to the kids, the shool focuses more on academics.
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Posted March 15, 2005

I continue to be disappointed. There is no parent involvement - i.e. PTA or programs parents can be involved in, the activites are focused on girls, and I've been disappointed with the quality of education. I feel that concepts are not being taught - only memorization. These children can do a lot, but they can't tell you why. I would not recommend this school
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Posted January 24, 2005

My kids have been attending Marcus Garvey for one month, and I truly see a great difference in their cognitive development. They have the desire to read and learn new information, although they are not academically on target, yet, but within the first year they will make a magnificent change. I will give quarterly updates and keep the children, teachers and staff in prayer.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Black 82%
Two or more races 15%
Hispanic 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0%
White 0%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Ms. Linda Saunders
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5760 6th Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90043
Phone: (323) 294-1020

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