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12100 Crewe Street
Norwalk, CA 90650

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(562) 868-7741
(562) 864-1591
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October 30, 2013
I've been a Paddison parent for over 5 years. I've had 5 children there and have 2 more future panthers that I will happily send to Paddison. Teachers are wonderful. I've had kids in Mr. Espinoza, Mr. Enriquez, Mrs. Kreuitz, Mrs. Hodges, Mrs. Cardiel, Mrs. Sachdeva, Mrs. Rocha, Mrs. Chong, Mrs. Espinosa, Ms. Caciano and Mrs. Mercado. Pretty much all the teachers in the school. And I can honestly say they were ALL wonderful. Yeah my oldest daughter who is now 15 didn't really hit it off with Mrs. Velasco but she has never gotten along with female teachers. Either way Mrs. Velasco was always fair to her. Mrs. Gutierrez is a good principle. They decided to not have a PTA this year and personally I think it was a good idea. The teachers and parents are doing a great job raising money. I love this school and I'm proud my kids go here. All the staff is great. Christi, yesenia, Yvette, Isidro, Lisa, Jackie, Carla, they're ALL very loving caring people who take care of the kids with love and respect. This isn't just a school, we're like a big family.

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October 08, 2013
Paddison is a wonderful school that has come a long way during the last 5 years. The principal really cares about the kids and the staff. The teachers are really great too. My son had Mrs. Velasco and she was excellent. I never saw her play favorites with any student. She was always available to all of us parents too, I think when a person has a bad experience it is easy to assume that these things happen to everyone. For me and many of the parents whose kids were in Mrs. Velascos room, we didn't see any favoritism. I think it was a misunderstanding. She is an awesome teacher.

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September 27, 2013
Paddison is a great school. Perfect were it not for Mrs. Velasco, she is horrible. She plays favoritism with students of her choice. She picks kids she doesn't like and treats them indifferent. The principle is good, tends to favor Spanish speaking parents a little more than non Spanish speaking parents but is overall a good principle. All the teachers there are awesome. They're professional and caring. Other than Mrs. Velasco, the staff is friendly and nice. Even Yvette in the front office is awesome. Principle is always present around the campus and always returns your calls.

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December 09, 2011
I am more than Thankful and I feel very honor to have my kids at Paddison Elementry School. At Paddison my kids go happy,they enjoy going and most of all they are learning.They feel safe,they like the fact that Mrs. Gutierrez cares for them and pushes them to their fullest on their academics,and behavior.Us as parents we dont expect her best cause she is always giving us more then that,to our kids, and us as parents.Teachers are so good at what they do.They care for our kids safety,and they teach them not only to be good but to be better. And to be resfectful and very ResponsableThe whole school personal are Great,Friendly and kind to everyone.The after school program is awesome, Our children are learning not only how to be a great learner in their academics,but also in Life as well. They are welcome every morning,By having them at PAdisson I am giving them the opportunity to be in a great school,where they really feel good about them selves.And where they go with good actitude because what they receive is what they learn to give back.One of my sons is also in the GATE program and my other son learn to do everything at his fullest potential. I just Love it! Great school! :)

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April 13, 2010
Since the new principal Mrs. Gutierrez arrived, Paddison has improved in all aspects. I am very happy with the school, the after school program and the daycare on site.we live out of the area but continue bringing my daughter to Paddison on permit. Great job Paddison Panthers!!!

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May 31, 2009
I have been a Paddison parent for about 14 years. I think that Paddison has come a long way with a wonderful new principal, Mrs.Guiterriz ,she gets to know the children as well as their parents, and is always available to listen to us . She greets the children every morning and stands outside after school. She is very involved. We also have a new PTA ,they have family nights and are getting parents involved. this is a great improvement compared to when Mrs. DeLuna was running PTA. Mrs. Arce, Mrs. Ramos, and Mrs. Aguilar are doing a great job for our school, bringing families together and making us feel welcome. My children really look forward to the events PTA puts together.

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December 09, 2008
This year there is a new principal. She does greet the kids by their names every morning. Mrs. Guttierez really listens. I've had kids at this school for five years. The last two principals had real problems, especially Ms. McIntosh. She was horrible to parents. This principal has been so good and my kids love their school and their teachers. They are really learning so much.

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December 09, 2008
Paddison is a very excellant school.Every morning the principal greets the children by name!My child loves her school ,and has learned above her grade level.Paddison has very high expectations for our children compared to the state requirements.We are very lucky to live in the Little Lake City school district!Thank you!,to all Paddison staff! We are honored to belong to such a wonderful school.

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October 14, 2008
Paddison Is a very good school. The teachers are great and I love the way that they push the kids to their potential.

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September 20, 2006
This is a great school both of my daughters are in the gate program and have attended this Paddison since Kindergarten, they have thrived to the best of their ability and by far are over achievers and well known at school, the negative input in my views is irrelevant to the school's academic performance and has no reflection on the staff, the PTA folks are obviously unemployed and have a personal vendetta against Mrs Macintosh of whom I believe to be an excellent principal.

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December 07, 2004
This school is sad. There are no incentives for the kids. The teachers are great and seem to try their best, but Mrs. Mcintosh, the principal is too rule bound and does not make an effort to know the kids or make it cheerful.There is an awards ceremony just after report card, but no one is allowed to even clap for the kids who get rewards. We parents do not feel welcome. The PTA is no longer able to have a voice. No one even wants to help with PTA anymore. Everything gets shot down. Teachers do not seem happy. No one seems to matter or be able to talk to the principal. She is the boss and she sees it as her school. It's really our community. Some have gone to the superintendant but he doesn't listen. It's too bad.

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Paddison Elementary School
12100 Crewe Street, Norwalk, CA  90650
(562) 868-7741
Last modified Paddison Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Paddison Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top