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Rio Vista Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 380 students

 

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2012:
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2011:
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Posted November 20, 2013

Highly disappointed in the school's staff and tactics to delay a much needed assessment for my child. My child has shown several signs of Dyslexia and the school refuses to evaluate because my child isnt "failing"....Basically the school sees no reason to listen to any of my concerns or the concerns of my child's Teacher. Im so saddened and angry that so many children go years without any intervention and when they finally do fail it will take so much work to unlearn all the strategies they have used to cope with their learning disabilities. Regardless if a child is failing or not a Parent AND Teachers concerns should be taken seriously. This school prides themselves on parental involvement yet a Parent voicing concerns is ignored.Go figure!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 2, 2013

I've been a parent at Rio Elementary School since my son was in pre K. He is now in first grade. I'm pleased with not only the education that it provides for my son. But, also the eduction that it provides for parents as well. I've learned so much in attending some of the parent workshops that have been provided for us. From fun games to play to help in teaching site words, math and reading to earthquake prepardness. It certainly goes above and beyond to help equip not only the students of the school but the families as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

We love our small (just over 400 students), community-oriented school in the Valley. The families are wonderful. Teachers are dedicated and take the time to help each child learn in their own way. We are proud to have our children growing up in this environment, and they are thriving. We love Rio Vista!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

My son just started Kindergarten this year and so far I am truly impressed and satisfied with this school's programs, educational model, PTA, and community involvement. Every month the principal has a "Coffee with the Principal" and at this gathering she helps explain and encourage parents on ways to prepare our children for the new educational standards and how we can help our children succeed. The parent center has weekly workshops on how to reinforce the learning at home based on grade level. The team effort between parents of the PTA and the schools administration has created a lively and positive environment for our children to learn and succeed. Rio Vista is truly a gem and one of LAUSD's best kept secrets! I love my school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

Rio Vista Elementary is like a little country school in the middle of a very busy city. My child has been there since kindergarten and she is happy! I have personal been involved with both the PTA and LAUSD board for my her entire career so when I tell you we have a great group of hard working parents who truly love our kids. I mean it from the bottom of my heart. With all of the changes that our kids have to deal with it's nice to still walk her to school and know that teacher, staff and parents all one goal-To make this the best school possible! It's both an honor and privilege to have my child attend Rio Vista Elementary North Hollywood, California. Ari Mc Intyre Rio Vista PTA EVP 2013-2014 Valley Gateway PTSA EVP 2013-2014
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

This is our first year at Rio Vista. We were a little bit nervous, because we loved our school last year, but we moved, and wanted our kids to be in school in their home neighborhood. As it turns out, there was nothing to be nervous about. What an amazing school Rio Vista is, from teachers, to events, to the PTA, we are so happy that our children get to go to a school where each child is pushed on their particular level to be better. We couldn't be happier, this was a good change for our family!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

My children have been at Rio Vista for the past three years and we have been very happy with staff and school. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Principal Mrs. Sadaquatamal is very involved with school activities and students. Teachers have been extremely helpful and academically excellent. Excellent parent involvement. Strong and extremely active PTA group. Academically my children are learning a lot, Homework is given everyday and helps teach them accountability and to be responsible. Submitted by a parent
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2013

Rio Vista Elementary School is a very diverse school with very smart & dedicated teachers. Parent involvement is great and very welcomed. Its score last year was an amazing 905!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2013

I have three children - and I LOVE Rio Vista because it is small, diverse, and the teachers are fantastic! From the moment you walk into the parent center or on campus you get the feeling of a united community where everyone is working together for the children. It is warm and inviting and not overcrowded. It reminds me of the kind of elementary experience I had in the 70s. We are so lucky to have smart boards in grades 2-6, music, art, and P.E. (even ballroom dancing for 5th graders.) The API score is now over 900 and we have a new principal, Pia, who is a mom herself and a former teacher. I couldn't be happier. Rio Vista also has a hidden garden located in Weddington Park (a gift from the city) where the kids grow their own vegetables. It is comfortable to have a school with only 3 classes per grade. But the flip side to that is fundraising is much more difficult than at the other 2 schools which have deeper pockets, a bigger/overcroweded student body and more PR. But I wouldn't trade it for the neighborhood - family feel to Rio Vista.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 8, 2013

Rio Vista Elementary has been a wonderful school which my child has attended for the past 5 years. Each teacher has supported and challenged. Our principal has strived to improve our school whether by working with parents, attending and contributing his time to PTA functions or working with our community partners. Our PTA has grown stronger, becoming a true partnership with our staff to continue our educational and arts programs in spite of educational funding cutbacks. I could not be happier with our home school and will truly be sad to leave at the end of this, our last school year at Rio Vista.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 2, 2013

Rio Vista Elementary is a wonderful school. We have a diverse student body, excellent and amazing teachers and staff and involved parents. The Music Program is awesome!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 1, 2013

Rio Vista Elementary is the little school with the big heart. We love our students, who come in all shapes, sizes, and abilities. We have amazing and brilliant teachers! We have dedicated parents and grandparents who do everything possible to make certain we have the best learning environment possible.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 11, 2013

My son has just completed 5 years here at Rio Vista and is on his way to middle school...I would not trade the memories he has made at this school for anything in the world. Diversity is certainly not an issue here as there are just a little of everyone here and I know that no matter what your background is you will not be disappointed!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 10, 2013

So happy with Rio Vista!!! Our son loves it and enjoys going to school there everyday. We love the entire staff and feel completely safe sending our boy there. Support your public schools everybody! Especially the ones like Rio Vista who really really care about their students and the community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 22, 2013

Truth is always comes and it will show the people how good is this school IS...one or two exceptional negative opinion never can be an example..I love this school for it's own gratitude.All the teachers and stuffs are amazing.PTA try their best to help the school every way.Most of all when the kids love going to school and happy returns what else you need off course then you can the marital development too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 21, 2013

This school does not value diversity. Take a tour and see who is with you on tour, then look at who consistently gets left out. Chandler ES is a FAR SUPERIOR education and everybody doesn't look the same. I wouldn't send my dog to this school after how I was treated for more than a year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 5, 2012

This school is on its way from good to great!!! The kids love being in school. I wish they offer more challenging academic programs in the coming years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2012

EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT school. I've could of not ask for more. I'm very proud of this school so happy my Daughter attends this school. very organized the staff is very friendly and helpful the principal great. he stands outside by the maing entrance every morning greating parents and students. The valet drop off/and pick up nice touch and convinient for parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 22, 2012

My Child has been attending Rio Vista since Kindergarten, and is now going to be begin the 4th grade. I also used to work at this school for 8 years, and actually moved out of our residential school, Carpenter Charter Elementary to make sure she could attend Rio Vista. The positives at this school are small campus, small class size, teachers who stay happily at Rio Vista for years, very DIVERSE atmosphere, and that family feeling that everyone genuinely cares here. We have an amazing principal and office staff as well. I am so happy I was lucky enough to judge a school from behind the scene, as well as a parent. If your thinking of considering this school for your child, you will not be disappointed. It has the feel of a private school, with out the yearly tuition!! Hope this post helps a lot of you :)
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 6, 2012

Wonderful principal who is caring, kind, easy to speak to, and completely involved with everything going on at the school, trying to make it the best school possible. Small class sizes, with a personable community. The Pre-K teacher is a perfect balance of kind and firm, academic and play. The students and parents alike, adore her. GREAT, great arts program with music, dance, and instruments. Very involved, non-policitcal or gossipy PTA, all striving to better the school and pull together to get great things done!. Nice kids that are happy, safe, and following a very healthy structured/strict set of rules for the school. Wonderful representation of Los Angeles, with a perfect mix of students from different cultures, and socieo-economic backgrounds.
—Submitted by a parent


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This school's
API score

898

Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

10 / 10


API Growth scores over time

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  • This school met the state goal of 800.

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This school's
API score

898

What is the API?
The Academic Performance Index (API) is a single number assigned to each school by the California Department of Education to measure overall school performance and improvement over time on statewide testing. The API ranges from 200 and 1000, with 800 as the state goal for all schools.
Change from
2012 to 2013

-6

Change from 2012 to 2013
Comparing the API Growth to the Base shows whether or not this school’s test score performance improved between Spring 2011 and Spring 2012. The API ranges between 200 and 1000, with 800 as the statewide goal for all schools. Schools scoring below an 800 are given at least a 5 point target for the next year.
API Statewide Rank
(2012)

9 / 10

API Statewide Rank (2012)
The API Statewide Rank ranges from 1 to 10. A rank of 10, for example, means that the school’s API fell into the top 10% of all schools in the state with a comparable grade range. The 2012 rank is based on results from tests students took in Spring 2012.
API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

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API Similar Schools Rank (2012)
The API Similar Schools Rank ranges from 1 to 10. It shows how the school compares to other schools with similar student demographic profiles. The California Department of Education uses parent education level, poverty level, student ethnicity and other data to identify similar schools.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
67%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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83%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
60%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
47%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
69%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

44 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
76%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
85%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
86%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students82%
Females78%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)87%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disability58%
Students with no reported disability87%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)79%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students83%
Females81%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino76%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)90%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disability75%
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only81%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)75%
Parent education - college graduate82%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate100%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students65%
Females66%
Males63%
African American36%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino64%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)67%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Non-economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability68%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only66%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)69%
Parent education - college graduate42%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate85%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students84%
Females77%
Males100%
African American100%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino73%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)76%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability85%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)94%
Parent education - college graduate83%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students88%
Females94%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino82%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged92%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability90%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only88%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)92%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to state82%

Math

All Students95%
Females100%
Males92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino100%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)n/a
Economically disadvantaged100%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability98%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)100%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state91%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students76%
Females86%
Males64%
African American75%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Non-economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability78%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only76%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)78%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students64%
Females66%
Males64%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino60%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)64%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged68%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability66%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only65%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented87%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)44%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students70%
Females66%
Males77%
African American58%
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino65%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)79%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability70%
English learnern/a
Fluent-English proficient and English only71%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented91%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)61%
Parent education - college graduaten/a
Parent education - graduate school/post graduaten/a
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 34% 51%
White 34% 27%
Black 20% 7%
Asian 10% 11%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and students that agree to strongly agree that this school sets high academic expectations for its students and expects them to be college-bound. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Future Expectations (Parents), School Quality (Parents), Future Plans (Parents), Opportunities For Learning (Students), Future Plans (Students).

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This school
73%
agree
 
District average
72%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
68%
 

District average

 
70%
 

Students

This school

 
79%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Healthy, respectful relationshipsWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a positive learning environment and cultivates an atmosphere of respect. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Support (Students), Commitment and Collaboration (Employees), Satisfaction (Students), School Support (Students).

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This school
89%
agree
 
District average
77%
agree
 

Students

This school

 
85%
 

District average

 
74%
 

Employees

This school

 
92%
 

District average

 
81%
 
A safe, clean and orderly environmentWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents, students and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school has a well-kept facility and a safe environment conducive to learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: School Cleanliness (Employees), School Safety (Employees), Safety (Parents), School Cleanliness (Students), School Safety (Students).

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This school
86%
agree
 
District average
70%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
93%
 

District average

 
78%
 

Students

This school

 
73%
 

District average

 
58%
 

Employees

This school

 
91%
 

District average

 
74%
 
Strong family engagementWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of parents and employees that agree to strongly agree that this school engages parents and communicates with families to promote student learning. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Parent Involvement (Employees), Feeling of Welcome (Parents), School Involvement (Parents), Teacher to Parent Communication (Parents).

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This school
81%
agree
 
District average
68%
agree
 

Parents

This school

 
72%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Employees

This school

 
89%
 

District average

 
71%
 
Teacher support and opportunities for collaborationWhat's this?

This score measures the percent of employees that agree to strongly agree that this school ensures that teachers work well together, learn from one another, have opportunities for professional development and feel supported by the administration. This score is based on the average of the following LAUSD survey Content Areas: Evaluation (Employees), Opportunities for Involvement (Employees), Professional Development (Employees), Resource Allocation (Employees), Teacher Collaboration and Data Use (Employees).

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This school
80%
agree
 
District average
66%
agree
 

Employees

This school

 
80%
 

District average

 
66%
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents30285%
Students177100%
Employees59100%

12012-13 Los Angeles Unified School District School Experience Survey

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  • Kevin McClay
Fax number
  • (818) 508-8158

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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4243 Satsuma Avenue
North Hollywood, CA 91602
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Phone: (818) 761-6147

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