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9 OVERALL RATINGS

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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Teachers at this school are effective:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 16 reviews about all of the school topics.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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It is a special education inclusion school.

Effective school leaders: Agree


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New principal is responsive and action oriented.


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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I can see the growth, achievement and progress with my child.



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New principal is responsive to students and parents! This school is moving in the right direction and providing students with the tools they need to be successful.



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I had the chance to work here during the summer and found it to be resource-rich, caring and well-managed.




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The school is packed with highly qualified, bilingual teachers who are passionate teaching. I enjoy working with the staff and the students at Bella Vista!



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My daughter is 2nd grade student at Bella Vista. She love it so much. The teachers are wonderful. And the new Principle is working so hard, and very nice.



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BAD SCHOOl! Run by hipocrets that pretend to care when all they care for is their pay checks .---------------------------------------------------------------------




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My daughter is about to finish 1st grade and we have had a good experience here. The teachers are all involved - so much so that I've had parents from other grades come up to me and comment on my child. The current principal will be finishing up her first year here and while many probably still miss Ms. Yip (who can blame them) - personally speaking I think the new principal has stepped up to the plate. She's involved and strait forward. Only flaw with this school is the fact that they're so busy getting all the kids who cannot speak English caught up that kids like my daughter can get forgotten/get bored. Thankfully her teacher realized this and was proactive enough to make modifications into her lesson plan. While some of the parents may be less than appealing (parking in the middle of the street or not being at all involved) - all in all I couldn't be much happier.



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My daughter is a student at Bella Vista and will enter the 1st grade in a week. She loved her kindergarten teacher and flourished in their program. However, the building is falling apart and the neighborhood isn t amazing. And to top it off the office staff is terrible. They have little to no information on after school programs. They rely heavily on the CDC to provide info to parents. No one in the office has the initiative to partner up with local after school centers or to create a day care referral list of for working parents. This school is great for parents with extended family members who can assist with child pick up and drop off. But if you are a single parent, be prepared to be frustrated at the office staff and their lack of initiative and constant blank looks. Any information they do give is incorrect or outdated.

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Last modified Bella Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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