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Maple Primary Center

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $185,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,330.

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Posted November 7, 2012

I have seen a lot of improvement in communication since the last principal left. He focused on to many rewards than on student achievement and often said one thing and did another. I was just about to switch schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 8, 2010

I have seen first hand what a great primary school this is. My daughter will finalize her 1st year of preschool, she knows all her ABC's, writes her full name and knows her numbers. She will ask us to spell out words and she writes them on her board and later on recognizes them on billboards or books or newspaper. She just turned 4yrs old, Im very happy & many praises to all the teachers and staff, they are great!!!!!!!!
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Posted October 2, 2008

i like the nice environment and the staff is really helpful and nice. everything is straightforward! keep up the good job!
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Posted October 3, 2007

We transferred our daughter to Maple Primary Center from a private school, school year 2006-2007 to try Public schooling. We're initially apprehended since the school is not really considered to be in 'good neighboorhood'. But, what a good decision we've made! Our daughter became a speed reader and her knowledge of Math had improved a tremendously. We credit her teacher, Ms. Gutierrez for encouraging her to excel. We received her test results from a nationwide standardized test and she scored all 93 and higher in all areas. The highest was Math at 99.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 97% 52%
Black 3% 6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 11%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Two or more races 0% 3%
White 0% 26%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 99%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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First-year teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: CRDC, 2011-2012
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Based on 75 responses

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Strong family engagementWhat's this?

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Parents7541%

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  • Sharyn Clark
Fax number
  • (323) 238-0780

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3601 South Maple Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Phone: (323) 232-0984

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