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8821 Villanova Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045

(310) 670-0480
(310) 216-9529
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May 19, 2014
I was lucky enough to be able to attend the performing arts magnet school for 5th and 6th grade back in 1982 and 83. It was a lifesaver for me as my neighborhood school in the SF Valley was academically horrid and dangerous to-boot.

- submitted by a community member
May 08, 2014
wrong school!!! thought he was speaking about Paseo. disregard last post. Trying to get kids into a good school is hard.

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2014
This school was destroyed when they started their busing program. I had to get my kid out.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2013
Loyola Village is a true gem! Where else can you go to school in Los Angeles with a class size of 18-24 students maximum! It's like getting a private education...for free! My oldest is going into fifth grade this year, and he is excited to return to school because his teachers have been engaging and creative with projects in the past. I can't say enough great things about this school - the principal, teachers and staff are all wonderful and are truly engaged.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2013
My son just graduated from the 5th grade at Loyola Village and is headed off to middle school. What a great experience he had at LoVE. The principal is as good as you could hope for at any school. Her enthusiasm for teaching permeates out to all the teachers and staff. The combination of strong academics, a focus on the arts, and the diversity and devotion of the LoVE community is hard to beat. I highly recommend Loyola Village to anyone wanting to give their child a solid foundation for success.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2012
I have two children at this school and I am more than pleased with their. progress. A great school not only offers academics but also a variety of other subjects to awaken children's curiosity. I believe Loyola Village does this and more. The teachers are excellent! They challenge students and find different ways to engage them in the lessons. I recommend this school to any parent that wants their child to grow academically and socially.

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2012
I am 33 years old and I graduated from Loyola Village Fine and Performing Arts Center. This school was a launch pad for everything I am today. Chorus, dance, orchestra, and art are just a few of the classes I took while in elementary school. If I still lived in California, my children would definitely be attending this school. I have been trying to find a school like Loyola for my children for years and haven't been able to find anything that compares. Melinda Goodall is the current principal and she was my 5th grade teacher and chorus teacher in 1989. She is an amazing woman and she really cares for sstudents. Anyone considering this scool for their child will pleased with it and your child will remember the experience for a lifetime.

- submitted by a community member
March 08, 2012
The teachers here are subpar. They meet the minimum standards by teaching to the standardized tests. They don't put in overtime or even provide an ability to contact them (email) after school in order to address issues. I wouldn't recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
February 13, 2012
I went to Loyola for 6 years k-5 and its the best elementary school ever

- submitted by a community member
September 01, 2011
My children have had an exceptional experience at this school. The teachers are dedicated, smart and more importantly nice. They care about my children. One teacher even visited my son during the summer which made his day. The Principal is amazing. Every year the school gets cleaner and nicer. Parents are involved. The school is multi-cultural and racism is not allowed. The children treat each other with respect and decency. The only thing that could possibly make the school slightly better is if everyone in the local community sent their child to it so that after school all the neighborhood kids would know each other. However, many people have little faith in the Los Angeles Unified School district because they think it's too large and uncaring. That's another debate. If you live in the neighborhood, please send your children to this wonderful school. You won't regret it.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2011
My daughter graduated from this school and I currently have another child in 4th grade in the Performing Arts Magnet. We have found the teachers to be excellant! The principal and entire staff is really there for the children and the extra arts elements have only added to an exciting school experience for our children who are both also in the gifted category.

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2011
Good school, not great. A few short comings in the magnet school where my grand-daughter attends. I expected more from a performing arts magnet, my two children attended a Great performing arts school so I expected a more qualified teaching staff as well as a more instructive approach to the arts ie. acting/drama, dance, singing inclusive of all students. Yet, academics was the major focus, and qualitfications of the teachers.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2011
this is a good school, however it wasnt for my daughter. She is now in out neigbhor hood school and is doing VERY well.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2011
My daughter just finished her second year and we have had a wonderful experience so far. Being a teacher myself, I was very picky about her education, but am a strong advocate of sending kids to our neighborhood schools. I am glad i took the chance. She has had great teachers, met amazing families/friends in the area, and is excelling in all areas of academics. Don't let the test scores (and the 5 rating by this website) dissuade you from sending your child here, as standardized tests have long been proven to be an inaccurate measure of student learning. It is a diverse, rigorous, and supportive environment that has strong leadership by the principal and fantastic booster club

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2011
Are you looking for a GREAT school with teachers that CARE. Well look no futher because Loyola Village is here! I have two children that attend Loyola Village and only have positive things to say about the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2011
The teachers and administrators at Loyola Village are passionate about the arts. Many of them sing/dance/act/play instruments/paint in a professional capacity when they are not in the classroom. That enthusiasm carries over to the kids and gets them excited to learn.

- submitted by a parent
July 01, 2011
My daughter and I were members of the Loyola Village Elementary (LoVE) family for the past 5 years. (1st-5th grade). I was extremely satified with the overall quality of education, administrative staff, teachers and family programs offered over the course of the past 5 years. I would highly recommend LoVE to any parent/family who is currently searching for school that will support your childs academic success. The PTA and Booster Club partnership shows the parents dedication to suppporting the teachers, keeping the arts and other programs such as our amazaing librarian, Mrs. Greenseid, our fitness programs, guitar lessons to third graders and so much more.

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2011
I have two children attending Loyola Village Elementary school. Our family is very happy with the educational instruction as well as the fine and performing arts opprotunities offered. We have an extremely involved and dedicated principal on campus as well as an amazing group of teachers. In addition, I don't think you could find a more dedicated and truly involved school librarian.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2011
The Fine and Performing arts magnet program is really unique and fantastic. My 3rd grade daughter is learning violin, guitar, recorder, vocals, theater, fine arts instruction, and dance. More importantly her wonderful teacher Mrs. Saxon brings the arts to every subject which really is helping my daughter shine academically. I can't wait for my son to start the magnet program. The parent booster club is welcoming and fun. The librarian is lovely and let's bookworms like my kid hang around during recess and lunch. My daughter loves her school. Watch for really great things to come from this school!

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2011
I absolutely love this school . My son is currently in kindergarten . Mrs. Shearon and Mrs.Norris are the best teachers i could ask for. My son has learned so much this past year !

- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2010
Loyola Village is a very good elementary school that contributes to the students high achievements in every subjects. All the staff are wonderful and very considerate of all the students well being. My now 3rd grader has been there since 1st grade and will be there until graduation. Not to mention the dynamic Peter Pan play that the students put on in the Spring! It was a well organized play that deserves 5 stars! My family and I love Loyola Village!

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2010
My daughter and I been really pleased for every thing in this school. Everyone in the staff have a lot of experience. We both love the school

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2010
Loyola Village is a wonderful makeup of Administrators, Teachers, Support Staff, Parents, and Volunteers all successfully working together to support bringing our children closer to the academic and artistic excellence they so richy deserve. LV is alive with the spirit of community and being apart of such a great school makes all the difference in our children's lives.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Loyola Village was the best introduction to LAUSD I could have when my daughter arrived 4 years ago. Mrs. Goodall is an excellent principle, one who cares very deeply about the children, the faculty, the staff, the parents and the school. The involvement from the community, LMU and the parents make Loyola Village a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Loyola Village is a community school where the staff knows your child. I mean really knows. Not only do they know your child they make a point to know the parent's too! With that kind of dedication, you feel like the school is your family. Tough love when necessary, but in my opinion that leads to great character. Loyola Village--where character counts!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
My two nieces attend Loyola Village. I am very proud of them and grateful to their teachers for how well they are doing academically. I also appreciate all of the great volunteer efforts their mom and and other parents make on a regular basis to make this a successful school. It takes a village -- Loyola Village!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 28, 2010
Loyola Village is such a special school with its focus on the arts, caring, dedicated teachers, and the very best principal. I worked there as an art therapist/ counselor for several years, and chose to come back to create a collaborative mosaic mural with the students, families and teachers, to have a chance to be part of their community again and to give back a bit more!

- submitted by a community member
April 27, 2010
Loyola Village is great...awesome principle, excellent teachers and administration, high achieving and well behaved students, involved parents, theatre, arts, sports, community involvement, and much more!! I am very happy that my 2nd and 4th grade girls are able to walk to this first rate school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
We had GREAT teachers for K, 1, 2 & 3 (left because we moved). Nice physical campus - new library, grounds. After school program, STAR, has people that really care. In trouble re: budget like all LAUSD schools. Too bad cuts aren't in local hands. Small group of involved parents but growing and those that are active are smart and busy! Lots of extra programs if you know about them - plays, gardening, running club, etc....

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
My best friend's daughter attends Loyola Village Elementary and she seems to be learning so much from the teachers there.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 27, 2010
Loyola Village is a great school. Our teachers are caring and dedicated and our principal is devoted to the betterment of the school. Our son is thriving at Loyola.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2010
Excellent teamwork by teachers and parents. In a marriage it takes two to make a relationship to workout. In your child's education it takes two as well a teacher and a parent to accomplish 110% on what is best for a child's education. The teachers, staff and all parent committees at this school make it an all star school.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2010
My son has been identified as a gifted student from the time that he was in Kindergarten. We enrolled him in a school that, we felt, was not providing Him with a curriculum and/or instruction meeting his level of learning. We enrolled Him at Loyola Village, because it has a great reputation, 800+ API score, and an arts education program that have fully helped our son be challenged! I am completely satisfied with their teachers, the principal is great, and my son is receiving a top-notch education!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2010
My daughter loves Loyola Village Elementary School because of the great performances she has been involved in. Her academics remain the focus however she is infused with the arts in many ways. She has had great teachers the entire time while she has been at the school. I expect great things to come.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 26, 2010
This school has a strong sense of community. I have been very fortunate to have my daughter's teacher as a teacher. It is obvious that she loves what she does and has open communication with the parents, which is a rarity nowadays! My daughter is loving the arts program of it. Friday she came home telling me about Picasso, Matisse, and Van Gogh! Go Loyola Village Performing Arts!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
A very caring principal! And the art and music programs.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
The teachers really care. The principal loves our school and what she is doing there for the students. The PTA is wonderful. We have an amazing librarian in ourWonder of Reading Library. And the rest of the staff and parents are all very helpful and caring.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
The teachers are supported for the right reason: Their concern for the children and their education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
Loyola is a great environment, very serious academically, incredible music program (on the traditional side), and where the kids feel happy.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2010
The teachers and staff. I especially love the enthusiastic and caring librarian. She loves books and the students and treats the children with kindness and respect.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 24, 2010
The teachers and staff are top-notch and really devote themselves to the students and their learning environment. And I love the librarian!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
This is a great, lively school with wonderful teachers, principal and staff!

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2010
An awesome reading and library program led by a an artist and illustrator of children's books!. The kids love it and her...as do the parents, teachers and EVERYONE.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 24, 2010
We are a wonderful neighborhood school as well as a fine and performing arts magnet. Music and arts are emphasized school-wide and high academic achievement is strongly promoted. With a dedicated principal and hard-working teachers my three children are flourishing at this school. I live just down the street and am so happy to be able to walk my children to school every day.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
they hired a professional children's book illustrator for a librarian! This school is overflowing with creativity and warmth.

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2010
I am a neighborhood parent who has all three of my children in this school. While no school is perfect, Loyola Village has consistantly exceeded my expectations. The principal is caring, accessible and works overtime to do everything she can for the school. The teachers my children have had are all excellent and the librarian is fantastic. My children are all doing very well academically as well as being exposed to art and music on a very regular basis. I am a very involved parent and as a consequence we have met families who will be life-long friends. Personally, I couldn't ask for more. Come visit & see for yourself.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 24, 2010
Every child has a gift. Schools with strong arts programs offer creative, artistic children a place that is nurturing and exciting, promoting self-esteem and confidence, critical elements of healthy growth and development. Loyola Village School is just such a place. A wonderful school!

- submitted by a community member
April 24, 2010
The kids of Loyola Village are smart, fun and brimming with ideas. This must come from the fantastic environment the school creates.

- submitted by a community member
no rating April 18, 2010
The Principal, teachers, and staff really care about the welfare of the children that attend this school and make it a broad learning experience for all.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 06, 2009
I am sad to read all the negative comments from these so called adults in this day and age. I pay extremly high homeowners taxes which help fund your precious neighborhood school. This is my daughters first year at Loyola and I was pleased until I read these ridiculous posts. How can you all be so silly as to let a few bad apples spoil your perceptions as there are bad apples in every ethnic group including yours. My daughter should and will benefit from the taxes my husband and I pay. I took my child out of private school and searched for a good public school for this very reason. My child deserves a good education same as yours and if it means sending her out of the neighbor she lives in to find a better school thats what we will do. Get over it we aren't going anywhere.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 02, 2009
I ditto the last comment. This school certainly is not diverse and last commentor is right about the parent's actions. They should no longer allow the permits and maybe they can get more of the neighborhood kids back into the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
Although Loyola Village Elementary School has good teachers; the diversity there is not balanced at all. Which elementary school are the children living in the neighborhood going? It's a bit sad that we do not feel comfortable going to our home schools. What can we do to make it more balanced?

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 25, 2009
My son attended kindergarten at Loyola Villege last year and is in first grade this year. I agree with the july 4th post however I don't consider much ethnic diversity here--it's pretty much all african american with a few white and even fewer asian. the socioeconomic background is clear by the way some of these parents act. one mother at STAR just parks in the middle of the parking lot to pick her 2 kids up, while her 3 others are in the car and blocks everyone in! some other mother attacked someone with a tire iron outside the school last year. they should stop accepting these kids on permits and maybe the school would have a more wholesome population of kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Dito the last two comments my daughter has been in the magnet program since 1st grade, now in 3 rd grade. It doesn t matter where the other kids live and actually kids have to live in LA to get in the magnet program no Inglewood or Inglewood adjacent as the 7/4 reviewer indicated. I can not begin to say how pleased I have been with everything Loyola Village teachers and staff has done for my daughter s education. She is above average in reading and math and can spell words I cant sometime (as a college graduate). I find it hard to believe that any child wouldn't excel as the teacher are very diligent in making sure students are completing homework and projects on time & identifying learning issues. My daughter just said to me this morn how much she loves her school and her teacher now Mr. Blunt. LOVE LOYOLA VILLAGE!!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 22, 2009
My child thrived and did exceptionally well within the kindergarten program. I believe the diversity of the children and the overall commitment by the staff and volunteers truly make Loyola Village and exceptional place. While I personally couldn't contribute as much as I wanted, I found the 2 kindergarten teachers, Ms. Shearon and Ms. Norris, to be excellent educators. While some children come more prepared than other they were always available for feedback. These two women are doing an exceptional job. Principal Melinda Goodall is an is an EXCELLENT example of positive leadership and displays all the signs of commitment to what she is doing at the principal. She and truly makes the school stand out among the others in the area. Additionally, I enjoyed the end of school year production of the Wiz; I found the production to be simply charming. My child will be returning for 1st grade.

- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2009
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- submitted by a student
December 07, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 02, 2008
This is my daughters first year at Loyola and I really love the school so far. The line of communication with my daughter s teacher is great! The staffs, the principal, the PTA are so wonderful and they are dedicated to the children.

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2008
Great schoo!!! Generally meeting all state wide goals and getting better!!! Kudos to Principal and Staff! You're doing a great job...Later for the haters!

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 05, 2008
I LOVE this school. I have 2 children attending the Magnet program and its WONDERFUL. The entire staff is professional and knowledgable. The school is jam-packed with diversity and being a Africian American/Hispanic parent I can see the different cultures in the school. I think that is what children need. the 'Real World' has diversity, so why shouldn't their school...and that is what Loyola Village brings to the table. The principle is VERY on the ball and is frequently seen interacting with the children. As another parent stated, I am also a participator in my children's education and not a spectator. I am active in the PTA and Booster clubs and when they need help I am there...while working a full time job. so I can first hand say that this is an awesome school and am glad that my children can both be a part of it.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2008
I have no idea what this person could possibly referring to. Principal Goodall seems on the ball to me. The school is clean, the students respectful. My kindergartener is doing very well. Many K parents have kids in the higher grades, and they are very happy here as well. Test scores are going up for every racial subgroup. That is public information. Look it up. Again, what the person below wrote is, well, nonsense.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating April 01, 2008
Absolute disaster. Principal is clueless to her staff's behavior, lack of discipline, and complete disregard for a safe learning environment. Any parent rating this school above a one star is doing so in a wild effort to preserve their property values.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 01, 2008
This school is fantastic. The Principal Melinda Goodall is superb principal. The Principal puts a great deal in educating children and works hard to pullup those students who are falling behind. She is great leader and I am sure this school will get 10 API's soon. The Assistant Vice Principal Ms. Wang is also very strong. Principal and the Teachers are all well motivated and are oriented in higher learning then testing only.

- submitted by a parent
February 25, 2008
I am a African American parent and resident of Westchester. My son is currently a 3rd grader at Loyola Village Magnet. My experience is totally the opposite of feeling 'discriminatory'. There is plenty of diversity at Loyola Village. My son previously attended a private school and I am employed at a privated school. By far, I feel my son is getting the best education, nurturing and with exemplary role models from the faculty and staff of African American, Hispanics, Asians, etc., men and women. My son loves going to school each day. I am a 'participator' in my son's education and not 'spectator'. Whatever his teachers need, I do my best to assist them in getting, not just for the benefit of my son, but for all of his classmates. He also attends STAR after school, where the diversity continues to be found through 'Tony' the who happens to be Hispanic.

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August 22, 2007
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June 06, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2007
I would like to say that the quality of education is fabulous at Loyola. I am on child number 5. I currently have one that graduated from college, two in college, and one in junior high and my last one is a second grader. I believe my children have had a wonderful foundation to start the road of education here at this school. Each of my children are different individuals all with different talents. I feel Loyola Village magnet and traditional school have met their needs. All of them had extracurricular activities, music, art, science and sports. I feel that there is always parent involvement, but we could always use more. The more we have the more we can do for our school and our children! In all my years here, I now feel we really have a principal who listens and follows through to make positive changes for us!

- submitted by a parent
April 10, 2007
My daughter is now a second grader at Loyola Village and has been attending there since kindergarten. I am extremely glad that I CHOSE to send her to this wonderful school. I have always found the administration, staff, and teachers to be helpful when necessary. I would not hesitate to recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2006
My son attended Loyola Village from 1st to part of 3rd grade until I was forced to take him out in the first two months of the school year. At first I thought that this was a good school for him, but each passing year it became worse and worse. The teachers became more worried about behavior than actually teaching the kids.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2006
My one daughter was here from K-5. My other daughter is still attending. We love it! There is a high parent involvement. I myself volunteered at the school. Most teachers are skillful, caring and open to parent involvement. Staff is courteous and helpful. They're stage performances are great! They have good after school program.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2006
Very Discriminitve lack of good teachers and overall it gave a feel that my kids were being taken to a low security prison.

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2006
Loyola Village came highly recommended to me when my son was entering school. In the beginning it met my every expectation. Now that my child is in the 5th grade, and changes have been made in both administrative and teaching staff. I've seen a drastic change in the school. It appears that the quality of students has deminished over the last year or two. I know of several parents who have removed their children from Loyola because of the quality of education has gone down.

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November 03, 2005
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October 24, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2005
Great school, good teachers, good community involvement.

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September 09, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2005
This is our neighborhood school, and our son s experience here has been great. It s really two schools in one: a magnet and a neighborhood school on one campus, sharing administration, teacher training and resources. My involvement as a parent has been welcomed. Academics are strong. Teachers are caring and motivated, and they do try to challenge the high achievers as well as lower performers. An award-winning professional development program keeps teachers focused and attracts quality teachers. Although student behavior problems do sometimes interfere, the principal and VP engage these students and their parents vigorously and thoughtfully. The principal new as principal but a veteran teacher and VP at this school is establishing herself well in this role. She is approachable, responsive, and savvy at getting resources. She is attentive to the details that, over time, create an environment that encourages good behavior, enhances teaching, and allows kids to flourish.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2005
My daughter attended this school when she was in the 2nd grade. I loved everything about it. The curriculum, the teachers~~the teacher she had at that time was wonderful! the before/after school program was awesome. They had so many things for the students to get involed in, from music, to art, sports just wonderful school activities. The level of parent involvement was wonderful. It was always a parent involved in the extra activities as well! I love this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2005
The quality of academic programs is very high quality, with a curriculum that provides a solid challenge to the students, and they respond to it positively. The school recently received an award in its participation in District Professional Development programs for teachers. This to me reflect the commitment of the faculty to its students and the parents. Availability of music (orchestra) sports/pe (Flexercise) and other extracurricular activities (field trips at Disney hall and fundraisers at ice skating rinks) are excellent. The parental presence on campus is welcomed, encouraged, and as a result is very strong. The benefits my child has received from attending this school will even be evident in her middle and high school years in school.

- submitted by a parent
May 12, 2005
My child is in the orchestra program and loves it.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2005
This school has taken a turn for the worse over the last year. As an involved parent over the last few years, I have personally seen a decline in the quality of leadership, faculty and student body at the school. The long time principal left a year ago and with him left many of the things that made this a good school in the past. Enrollment dropped significantly this school year and the open spaces were hastily filled without regard to the impact on the school overall. Morale among teachers and parents has declined and issues involving discipline and safety are becoming more and more common taking valuable teaching time away from the classrooms. While there are many dedicated educators and parents at the school working hard each and everyday for the children, it's frustrating to move forward while behavioral problems continue beyond the administration's ability to deal with them.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2005
I have three children at Loyola and their experiences have been great. Maybe like all elementary schools, the higher grades (4-5)posed the biggest challenge with behavior issues cropping up, but overall the diversity of the student body and academic focus has been good. There's a good balance of art and other academics, especially now that science is getting more attention. My wife and I participate in PTA activities, her in particular, sometimes too much, but it's for the children, all of them. Although my children do well on standardized tests, I'm concerned about the robotic process it adds to teaching; we're humans, faultfull and great! Lastly, as an African American, I don't like the grinding process of open enrollment. ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD BE MAGNETS, GATES, AND GREAT!

- submitted by a parent
March 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2004
This school is outstanding. I have gotten a sense of dedication and devotion to the students that attend there. The school has a multi-cultural setting which I believe has enriched my daughter's educational experience. Leadership: second to none. Faculty: prepared, organized, committed, doing their best to make the individual needs of the students a priority. The staff is friendly and professional. Problems that may arise are dealt with promptly with professionalism and compassion. If more high schools were run with the leadership this elementary school has, we would see the high school dropout rate plummet.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2004
My daughter (1st grader) is in the magnet program at Loyola Village and I can honestly say that they really do care about the students. They do not tolerate bad behavior, respect and courtesy is top priority in addition to academics. Keep up the excellent work Loyola Village.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2004
Good parent involvement and support for teachers. Campus has grass area, handball courts, basketball, baseball. API improving over the years. Magnet and traditional schools on campus. The principal is new, having begun late in the school year, but has been a teacher, magnet coordinator, and asst. principal at the school for many years.

- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2004
Great School. My daughter just graduated from Loyola Village two weeks ago. She attended for three years and each teacher that she had was excellent. Her education was well rounded and the teachers expected more from the students than the minimum LAUSD requirements. The principal left at the beginning of 2004 and the I didn't get a chance to really see the new principal in action. Nevertheless, I highly recommend Loyola Village Elementary School to all parents in the area.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2004
The first-grade teacher for my older child was great: caring, kind, effective and patient--one of the best teachers I have seen. (I wasn't sure about the kindergarten teachers.) There are many parents dedicated to making the school a good one.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2004
My family has felt extremely fortunate to have Loyola Village as our neighborhood school. The teachers are talented, enthusiastic and a joy to work with. My two boys are high performers and I feel that the teachers have always ensured that they have a challenging and motivating learning experience. LV's relationships with LMU, the LA Philharmonic and Otis College have provided unique opportunities. Parents work hard to raise funds and make the school a better place. My children are entirely happy at LV and I would recommend the school wholeheartedly.

- submitted by a parent
March 14, 2004
My children have been going to this school since they were in 1st grade. It is a great school with a lot of discipline, kindness, respect, and a lot of care for the children. Teachers do care about the children. They also have a great curriculum, art music, and teach respect for yourself and others. It's a overall great school to be in. I would recommend this school to anyone who wants their children to get ahead in life knowing about respect and kindness and many other great things.

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2003
VERY active Booster Club and the PTA. Faculty staff, administrators dot their i's and cross their t's. Attentive to details; sensitive and responsive to student needs.

- submitted by a parent
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Loyola Village Elementary School
8821 Villanova Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90045
(310) 670-0480
Last modified Loyola Village Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Loyola Village Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 96 reviews. Top