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7-8
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Newhall, CA
Students enrolled: 1,051

4 stars
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted March 13, 2014
- a parent
Placerita has been a very pleasant surprise. I sent my daughter to the school a little apprehensive, as a lot of my friends were concerned of the neighborhood. (It's in an older part of Newhall.) But I have to say that they have been wonderful. The staff and administration has been so helpful and they are so knowledgeable. This is another case where people read a book by it's cover. My child is doing great and have learned so much. Loving this school.

Placerita Junior High School 3

Posted March 11, 2014
- a parent
I thought this school did a great job preparing my daughter for highschool. I'm taking two stars off because of the way they deal with bullying: my daughter was bullied by two girls so I went with her to the principal. He didn't take the situation serious and actually accused my daughter to be the cause! Eventually he decided to set up a mediation at which a counselor was supposed to help figure out the situation. But when my daughter got there they had invited both bullies in the room at the same time to sit across my daughter who didn't have anyone with her! How awful she must have felt! She had to defend herself all over again! Nothing came from that meeting because the two girls simply denied everything. They kept on bullying her and leaving terrible messages on her cellphone. Eventually one of my daughter's friends decided to speak up and went to the principal. With her testimonial and the recorded messages we finally got the bullies suspended. A great big shout out to that brave girl - you know who you are! I will never forget what you did for my daughter and my family! So in short: Good academics but lousy way to handle problems.


Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted October 25, 2009
- a parent
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted July 08, 2009
- a student
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted July 06, 2009
- a student
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted April 30, 2009
- a student
Wow! This school is amazing! The teachers are very concerning and listen to our problems! The band teacher is the best in California! Go Placerita!

Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted March 23, 2009
- a parent
as a student here,this is way better than elementery.also the teachers are really nice and cool.if you are having troble with somthing they will consintrate on you.and uhhh... the food is really good

Placerita Junior High School 4

Posted July 13, 2008
- a parent
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted July 12, 2008
- a community member
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Placerita Junior High School 5

Posted June 05, 2008
- a parent
Placerita is a wonderful school. The teachers care to make each student successful. Communication between the school and parent is excellent!

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Placerita Junior High School
25015 North Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA  91321
(661) 259-1551
Last modified Placerita Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Placerita Junior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top