Students enrolled 763
School leader Cheryl Vice
District Oxnard School District
After school Yes

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2200 Cabrillo Way
Oxnard, CA 93030

(805) 385-1572
(805) 981-4685
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4 stars
Based on 22 ratings

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June 12, 2013
I am a parent that is very satisfied with the school services that they are providing to my child. I like the organization of the school, every thing runs smooth. The teachers are great!! very supportive. They have improved with the morning traffic it is not so bad any more. overall a think it is one of the best schools in our area!!

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2011
My kids are very happy with the school and love their teachers. The school could use some updates as far as cosmetic, but over all I am happy.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2010
they teach my kids so so good, I would give them a 10/10 really

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 11, 2009
I went there and everything was in controll. The teacher's are very supportive and care for their students.

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June 20, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 04, 2008
I currently have a son who attends Ritchen and I have to say the teachers there are wonderful so is their adminatration. Dr.Wesley and staff has helped my son so much on his education in areas he is struggling in.I score this school a ten +. I recommend this school greatly. Parent B.Tepezano

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2008
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- submitted by a student
September 13, 2007
My daughter went to this school in kindergarten and we both loved it. We were very fortunate to be assigned to the best kindergarten teacher there... Mrs. Macias. I was very welcomed in volunteering in my daughters class as much as I wanted (which I did). I was also thanked multiple times for my volunteering, which was much appreciated. The principal is stern, but in a good way. Her main focus is education, as well as overall health and well-being. She expects nothing less than the best from all her kids and is an overall great leader to the school. If there was more parent involvement, this school could easily be a 10.

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2007
It is a really good school and the teachers are great.

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August 07, 2007
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February 06, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2006
I'm a parent and a teacher at Ritchen and I Love Our School! Everyone is working very hard to meet the needs of all students. I hope all parents feel comfortable contacting teachers and or our principal if they have any questions, comments, concerns--and yes, complaints. There are some things that I would like to see happen at our school, but our budget and the OSD make some things impossible. Having shared that, I also want to say, 'Let's not focus on the negative and whine about what we can't do. Let's all work together to continue to have the best school in Oxnard.'

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2006
Great teachers, good support staff (i.e. psychologists, aides, speech and RSP teachers), and a principal with high expectations. General look of the school is a little old and dirty...but it's public education and it's about the best a public school of it's age is going to get. If my children have to go anywhere...I am glad they are there...dirty school and all.

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2006
The new principal has made a big difference at Ritchen.

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January 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2005
The staff is very nice, Teachers are wonderful. The traffic is bad. My kids like the school alot. They have discipline problems.

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2005
My daughter has been with Richen for three years. They are very accomadating, and helpful. She is very happy there.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2005
I am very pleased with Emilie Ritchen! I have two boys in 1st & 2nd grade. Not only are the teachers they've had awesome, but the customer service of the office staff is incredible as well! The parent involvement has been quite noticeable in every grade level, there are always the parent regulars and it's great to see. I, personally, try to make it to every fieldtrip and I find that usually there are at least 4-7 other parents that volunteer to go! I also find that every year Ritchen is one of the top 3 schools in the area.

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December 07, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2003
I am very pleased with the education my children have recieved at Emily Ritchen since they were transfered. The teachers are very positive to be around and they are truely care about the child's progress. I love seeing classroom work posted on the outside walls.The safety procedures regarding picking up and dropping off of children has exceeded my expectations. Ritchen is truely a neighborhood school.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2003
This public school is a shining star. My experience (with two children in the school) has been entirely positive. My children have had exceptional teachers who sincerely care about their development as scholars and as people. There is also a high degree of parental involvement, which allows this school to provide more educational extras, such as music and reading programs which benefit all students.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
My children have gone or are going through all grade levels. They are all A's and GATE students. I found that their teachers were interactive and very willing to have parent involvement. Both my husband and I work full time jobs, serve on other community committes, but still find the time to get involved in this school.

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Emilie Ritchen Elementary School
2200 Cabrillo Way, Oxnard, CA  93030
(805) 385-1572
Last modified Emilie Ritchen Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Emilie Ritchen Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top