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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 3
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
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School leader:  Heather Palin
4803 Lawton Avenue
Oakland, CA 94609-2208

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(510) 654-7373
(510) 654-7360
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"Emerson is a enriching space for kids to grow."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Transportation provided for special education students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Multiculturalism / Global, Music, Visual arts
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None
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30 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2016
My son is currently in kindergarten at Emerson. I have been consistently impressed with both kindergarten teachers. Ms. Campos approaches the classroom with a sense of calm control. Within weeks my son was bringing home school play having me do... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 28, 2015
I'm not sure how my school rated 4 stars in the past, but it is far from it now. Our 2nd grade student's teacher quit abruptly last year. LAST YEAR! And Emerson failed to replace her. Instead to cover themselves, they blame the children, the... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 29, 2014
My son is in his second year at Emerson and is completely thriving. I can't say enough about the wonderful TK and kinder teachers. They are an amazing group of young women who work so hard for their students and really go the extra mile. I have... more

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Submitted by a parent · April 07, 2014
My child attends Emerson Elementary as a Kindergartener, and he is thriving! HE has developed a love of reading and books and is excelling in Math. We love his teacher Ms. Aiello and Principal Hatzke, and our family feels that our input is valued... more

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About this school

With just over 300 students, Emerson Elementary is a small learning community. Yet our students reflect the wonderful diversity of Oakland as a whole, with a range of skin tones, beliefs, and languages. We have low student-teacher ratios, averaging 25 students in our kindergarten through third grade classes. With new murals on the walls, halls filled with art, music on the stage, and a vibrant, caring community, Emerson is a enriching space for kids to grow.

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Last modified: January 8, 2016
Last modified Emerson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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