Students enrolled 987
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School leader Danny Balderrama
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Before school Yes
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2057 Fair Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041

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(323) 254-6851
(323) 344-9720
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4 stars
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August 12, 2014
My son has gone to this school since Kindergarten and just started 3rd grade today. It is a great school and he has had wonderful teachers.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2014
Ms. Crawford-Li, who has taught Pre-K at Eagle Rock for 2013-2014 school year, is an amazing teacher who goes the extra mile! She methodically organizes a high-level instructional program and provides engaging activities, performances and field trips.. She encourages social/emotional development for all style learners and her students are thoroughly engaged while having fun and calmly following her direction. She includes the parents in routine volunteerism and corresponds daily with a cute folder & bag (the home work is meaningful and not burdensome!) She is an A+ teacher and her T.A.. compliments the program.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2014
My kids started in the magnet here this year and really love this school. their teacher is very creative and works hard to meet the needs of each of her students.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2013
Eagle Rock Elementary is a good school. My daughter had a wonderful third grade teacher last year who was responsive to her learning problems and was very supportive, my son had a good 1st. grade teacher who was strict yet open minded. The after school YDP program is a good program that introduces the kids to art and music.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2013
While there are some gifted teachers in the Gifted Magnet, there are incompetents and these bad ones are so stunningly awful that it can make you forget how good the good ones are. If you get into the program, don't think your child is going to have great opportunities.They talk a great game, but are still teaching to the test here. STAR testing is the holy gril: Magnet kids are expected to score ber high to make up for the low scores in the regular school so the administrators can look good and get promoted to some cush job on Beaudry Ave. Gifted education, which used to include lots of enrichment, is now More Math, More Homework, More Rote Learning and Less Creative Thinking. Socially, the gifted kids are marginalized as behavior problems or "weird," both by their non-gifted peers and by some of the teachers and administrators. These kids are then labeled, and dismissed, by the school. The administrators here do not seem to understand or care that the gifted children think and behave differently, and are largely intolerant toward them. The playground is utter chaos with lots agressive/violent play and bullying where no adult is present to intervene. Grade?: Fail

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2013
My daughter entered the magnet program in the fourth grade, the experience was wonderful. The fourth grade magnet teacher sincerely cares about each and every student as if they were her own. My daughter felt welcomed by the teacher even entering the program later than the rest of the students. I left my child at school each day knowing she was in good hands and learning. I can't say enough good things about the fourth grade magnet program. It was a great year and I still can go to this teacher for help, she goes above and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2013
Eagle Elementary needs to work on the massive bullying problem. They have no supervision in the yard and those bathrooms are beyond disgusting. Teachers need to be more sympathetic and not target students they do not like. I notice that the teachers there play favoritism and do not believe that certain students are capable of the worse!!!!! Too many students for just one principal; my children will not be attending next year. Can you say private school.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2013
This school has been wonderful and exceeded my expectations despite the reputation of largely overcrowded LAUSD schools. The principal really does care about the welfare and education of each student. He also started a valet program and occassionally you will see him out there directing students and families to safety. There are great teachers in the Gifted program that set high expectations and do their best to enrich their student's lives. My daughter is in the GATE program and it is definitely a more vigorous workload than a regular classroom, but she is learning skills that I believe will set her apart from the average student. Parents have the option to meet on a monthly basis with all the Gifted teachers to discuss progress. There is an orchestra at this school that is voluntary. This school offers an afterschool program for free provided by the county and any student can apply. The crew is run by young college age kids so most of the activities are social and homework time within your peer groups. There are music and art programs occassionally. Overall-ERE is a great school and my daughter is in a classroom with great kids.

- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2012
Eagle Rock Elementary is a great school. Both of my sons (pre-k, 1st grade) love the school and their teachers. There is a strong sense of community with amazing parents.

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2011
My child loves the highly gifted magnet. It seems like there were more activities like the class musical AND more homework in the third and fourth grade class than in fifth grade. The lady who teaches third and fourth grades is excellent. She cares very much and made good projects. I thought fifth grade would be harder to prepare for middle school but I think there's less work. Sometimes I don't understand my child's homework journal. All year it seems like homework gets added or changed or moved. Also, in my opinion there is no schedule to the class. I asked "what did you do in math today" and my child says there was no math but they played hockey. The man who teaches the class seems much more relaxed. Still it is an excellent program with art and science and music. Also, the teacher reads good books in class. I wish Eagle Rock high school had highly gifted classes.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
A Blue Ribbon school with a diverse socio- economic population with wonderful a motivated and innovative teaching staff. The school has an amazing Special Education program as well as GATE and two Gifted and High Achieving Magnet schools. There is a garden, Arts partnerships with local orgs and a great PTA and school Foundation. It has a big heart for and high expectations for a Title 1 school

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2009
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December 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2009
The teachers and parents are wonderful and care about each student. Even thopugh it is a big school it feels like a small community.

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2009
very fantastic school my children love this school and i love it too

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2009
The LAUSD website (and the Parent Handbook that was sent home with my child) outlines the district's anti-bullying policy. Both sources also provide information regarding the district's guidelines for disciplinary actions against students that violate district rules. Unfortunately, ERE does not implement the (zero-tolerance) anti-bullying policy. ERE students who break school rules are not adequately disciplined. My child has been harassed by the same student for 2 years now. I have made several reports but my concerns are overlooked. It seems ERE's main focus is Blue Ribbon status and above average test scores. I think the safety and emotional well-being of the students is not focused on enough. In speaking with other parents, their children have also been bit, kicked, spit on, verbally harassed, or worse and little or nothing is being done in the way of discipline. There are serious behavioral problems that are not being addressed. It's alarming!

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2009
My child has gone from kindergarten up too the 4th grade here at Eagle Rock. All of his teachers have been grate so far and I dont think he will have a bad one at this school. I also went to school in LAUSD many years ago and I can think of many bad teachers. Thank god for this school and all the parents who donate time and make this school what it is.......A grate place too learn!

- submitted by a parent
December 30, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2008
I love Eagle Rock. I am a student and I enjoy everyday of it! The teachers have strict but a very fun way to teach! Its is always very challenging and it makes me try harder. I am going into 6th grade and I've been in Eagle Rock my whole life ! All my brother's and sisters went here too. This is all I can say!

- submitted by a student
May 27, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2008
We are very happy with ERE. My daughter is taught by two exceptional teachers that team teach. I cannot say enough about the two of them. My son's teacher is also exceptional. Both of my children are very happy at ERE and have made some nice friends. The school has many great programs and there is a lot of parent involvement which helps to make it a 'Great School.' Signed, Very happy with ERE.

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April 10, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating March 17, 2008
I had 2 kids in the GATE program. A lot of people believe that the GATE and Magnet programs help 'raise' the test scores of the whole school. Unfortunately, it's a big school and the teaching staff runs the gamut of excellent to bad. If your child is a mediocre student, he/she will fall through the cracks. I volunteered a lot and helped with testing and have seen as many as half the kids in a class not pass their reading fluencies. Some teachers may be overwhelmed especially when they are team teaching and end up handling 2 classes. Bottom line is that this is a large school so you may want to consider the smaller schools around the neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2008
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- submitted by a teacher
December 03, 2007
I'm a little shocked at the vehemence of the few negative reviews of ERE. My older daughter attended from grades 1-6 and my younger is currently a 5th grader. I can't imagine a better environment for two very different girls than Eagle Rock. I've always worked full-time, but found opportunities to remain involved other than opening a checkbook. (It's sort of amazing, how understanding employers can be) The few teachers who're 'riding the tenure train' have retired and I see a vibrant, engaged and engaging staff that mirrors the Eagle Rock community. If it's as uninspiring as some think, why are so many out-of-area students there on vouchers?

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2007
I've been very impressed with my child's teachers in the magnet program, and the creativity and knowledge they bring to the job. My son's homework is truly interesting and challenging. He enjoys school and is learning much more than at his old school. The only thing I could wish for is more emphasis on science. This new principal (second year) is very 'by the book.' She seems like she wants to control and decide everything, and I'm not sure that's a good approach in such a large school. I think it's hurting morale. The music and dance programs are great. Good PTA and parental involvement.

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2007
I am sick to death of 'Test Scores'. My son is not a robot and I would appreciate some practical hands on learning (old school) instead of carbon cut out art and busy photocopies.. Teaching to the test is creating a zombies out of our children and I would appreciate a little more creative teaching... Take the teachable moments and turn off the overhead projector...

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 15, 2007
Mainly interested in kids who are 'gifted' or whose parents are higher on the socio-economic ladder, and in kids whose mothers volunteer constantly. The majority never gets to help because they are working. There is not too much a working mother can do to help other than donate money or take a day off at work. Too much favoritism. I was impressed at the beginning, but am seriously thinking of transferring my child or letting him attend for 1 more year. Science is ignored in most classrooms. Little opportunity for higher order thinking skills if your child is not in the GATE program. Teachers are doing a fairly good job.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2006
The teachers are willing to take their time and work with the parents and children, as well as the staff.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2006
Overall I think this school is doing a good job given the large size of the school and mixed population of students from varying socio-economic backgrounds. I wish the teachers were not so overstressed and could bring more creativity into the classroom where students have varying skill levels.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2006
At first we were satisfied with Eagle Rock Elem. Now that we've been there for 2 years and see how the school really operates we're considering transferring our 1st grader next year. The school seems to be more concerned with test scores than the real issues and concerns of parents. It's a very large school and we feel that a lot of students are getting lost in the shuffel.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2006
This School is a 'Blue Ribbon School',but I found that there is more focus on the gifted stutents in there gifted program.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2006
My son is now a 5th grade student in the gifted/high-ability magnet, and was previously in the GATE program at ERE. I am constantly impressed by the quality of the education he is getting, particularly in science and math. I don't remember anything near the depth when I was his age. Also, a very low percentage of lifers in the staff -- everyone I have met seems to love what they do.

- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2006
We are so thrilled with my son's kindergarten teacher. She's patient, intelligent, and kind. The academic program for kindergarten is far more advanced than when his parents were in school, but it seems reasonable for his skill level. He has weekly, not nightly, homework that requires about 10-15 minutes per night. They do spend time on fun crafty projects, and they even offer 'family projects' for the whole family to work on at home. Although this is our first year having a child in elementary school, parent involvement seems high, given the number of parents who work full-time these days. There are two dedicated class parents, and a number of other parents and grandparents who volunteer in the class on an ad hoc basis.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
I had my son in a private catholic school for 1st and 2nd grade. I pulled him out and he has know attended E.R.E. for the past 2 years as well as my daughter who started full day kinder last year. I have been very pleased with the quality of teachers and their involvement with the children. This school has a great dance program and music program for the kids, but I would like to see more extracurricular activities. I have been a very involved parent, and I do think this school could use a liitle more parent involvement. This will be my third year and I do see the involvement growing from the past few years. I feel that any great school comes from teacher, parent involvement and I feel that this school is on the right track. I'm very proud to say my children attend Eagle Rock Elemntary

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2005
My 12 year old is graduating this year from this school and for 7 years I have been satisfied with this school. The teachers are great and they really care and take the time to help each individual child. I would recommend this school to anyone who's looking for a top quality school.

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March 10, 2005
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January 27, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 19, 2004
The teachers In Eagle Rock Elementary School really care about their students academically and socially. The Principal is very approachable and is always available whenever an issue arises

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2004
I was a former parent of this school and miss it terribly. Both my daughters had a wonderful experience there! In general, the majority of the teachers (95%) were awesome! The principal was not as aggressive in punishment in some of the matters in terms of discipline as I would have liked her to be but made up in her interaction with students and the faculty. I loved the fact that they have orchestra and do many performances outside of the regular activities. My daughter even performed Shakespeare in 2nd grade. It has been a great experience. I give this school a thumbs up and a huge bravo for a job well done with my daughters and look toward my next two arriving there in the future!

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
my husband and I can not express how dedicated the entire staff at this school are.This school worked with me to bring the very best out in my son for him to excel in a public school setting.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2003
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Eagle Rock Elementary School
2057 Fair Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90041
(323) 254-6851
Last modified Eagle Rock 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.
Eagle Rock Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 45 reviews.