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Currently, most people answered Disagree (2 responses)
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Brightwood Elementary School
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted October 08, 2015
- a parent
Lots of arguments between children are dismissed or brushed under the carpet. There's lots of stereotyping and overlooking.

Brightwood Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted October 08, 2015
- a parent
There are some very excellent teachers who are more evolved and others that are very ineffective and actually harmful.


Brightwood Elementary School 2

Posted August 30, 2015
- a parent
This school does not have a solid music, sports, or foreign language programs. The Gifted and Talented program is totally misleading and deceiving. Asian parents are terrified that the new Common Core has been forced upon their children and does not work! The Alhambra Unified School District is one of the mediocre districts in California. Considering California ranks #45 in the nation, the Alhambra Unified School District does not compare to San Jose, Irvine, San Marino, and even Walnut school districts. There are so many Minimum Days and Teacher Work Days where it's impossible to gain any momentum. There is no consistency. The Alhambra Education Fund raises only $350,000 a year as compared to Palos Verdes at $2.0 million and San Marino at $2.0 million. Yes, at Brightwood they ask for school supplies and have fund raisers. Public school education is no longer free. You have no other alternatives because you are not wealthy or in the upper middle class. Therefore, you must send your child or children to this day care center.

Brightwood Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted August 30, 2015
- a parent
They just want to go home with their paycheck. Once the bell rings, it's time to go home! If you want me to stay, union rules apply.

Brightwood Elementary School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted August 30, 2015
- a parent
They will pass you and will not repeat you. Everyone knows you can slack and get away with it.


Brightwood Elementary School
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted August 30, 2015
- a parent
If you support the administration, the administration will support you. If you are not in the PTA inner circle, you will not get favors.

Brightwood Elementary School
Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted August 30, 2015
- a parent
Hispanic and Special Education students received greater attention and funding in order retain U.S. Government funding.

Brightwood Elementary School 4

Posted April 28, 2014
- a community member
My teachers are just good. No fair, especially in the upper grades, but they get the materials in our brains.


Brightwood Elementary School 5

Posted October 18, 2013
- a parent
The school is unbelievable, teacher are extremely involved in the students. The faculties is also unbelievable, I was almost about to move the area but I don't think I will find a school like this anywhere else. My daughter is in second grade and she love this school.

Brightwood Elementary School 5

Posted October 09, 2013
- a parent
The faculty, staff and parents at Brightwood are all fantastic. High level of parental involvement and everyone's goal is provide the students with a safe and pleasant environment in which to learn and strive for academic excellence while having fun. We are very fortunate to be at this school.

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Brightwood Elementary School
1701 Brightwood Street, Monterey Park, CA  91754-5100
(626) 570-6200
Last modified Brightwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Brightwood Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top