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School leader Maria Esquer

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6640 East Avenue R-8
Palmdale, CA 93552

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(661) 285-1546
(661) 456-2959
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4 stars
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April 17, 2014
I can't be an more happier with Los amigos school. And to see the improvement my daughter has made make me even more happier to sacrifice staying living in the antelope valley. Their dual immersion program by far the best. Thank you Los amigos for the interest their teachers give their students.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2012
Best school in Palmdale! I grew up in Alhambra and are starting the dual program in spanish and mandarin, but for a private catholic school. Los Amigos is free and with the best teachers and staff.

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2011
Los Amigos is an Excellent School. My two children have been attending here since K and are now in 5th and 6th grade. The dual program is awesome. Not only they learn to speak and write in Spanish but the level of teaching for Spanish is like up notch. It is not just basic Spanish, it is at the same level as any other school in its own country. And at the same time teachers teach students the academics required in English. I would definitely recommend this school to everyone. Is a little hard to get in so be the first one on registration day. Students who live far from the school are also provided with transportation. What else can you ask for? My only recommendation is for the school secretary to work on her people skills. The rest of the clerical staff is super!!! I would also like to recommend to keep the playground area open for up to 6th grade. For some reason they only allow students up to 4th grade in the playground. My kids get bored during lunch. The principal, Mrs. Esqueda, is great. Easy to talk to and helpful. I would only ask her to improve her attire to a more professional image. Great job teachers... Thank you for your hard work and dedication!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2011
In my 20+ years of teaching, I find Los Amigos to be superior when compared to other schools as far as parent support, staff cohesiveness, student behavior and motivation to be the best they can be. This is a dual-immersion school in which all core subjects are delivered in both English and Spanish at the same level of instruction which strictly adheres to the state standards and above. I am proud to be a teacher in this K-8 school.

- submitted by a teacher
April 26, 2010
I love this school because of the dual immersion program (English & Spanish) it offers. Teachers are great too!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 25, 2010
I love los amigos school because they have help my son with he's reading not only on English. But Spanish as well

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2009
My children attend Los Amigos, great program and great school. Teachers are caring despite overwhelming work involved in the dual immersion program. Office staff is helpful, difficult situation for them,can't make every parent happy thattheir child can't get in because of a waitlist and no room in classes.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 02, 2009
My daughter graduated from Los Amigos and i was very happy with the program. the teachers that started with the program because they understand how to teach it. the office staff was so great always so helpful, even though some parents were out of control. the principal mr. heinrich was the best, he knew the program so well. i was not happy with the 8th grade teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 02, 2009
My son just finished Kindergarten at Los Amigos and will start 1st Grade in one week. We're excited. The teachers are great and their principal Mr. Heinrich is an awsome advocate for the kids. All staff seems very interested in the developement of our kids. My son is learning spanish as a second language - he's doing great. I will definetly enroll my other son at Los Amigos. The only thing I'd wish they have is an after school program to assist parents with spanish homework. They also offer spanish classes for parents.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2009
Faculty and administration seems caring, however; clerical staff and the nurse are absolutely rude. The do not follow through when they promise a return phone call and it is more than obvious they cover each other's faults. Too bad for the Palmdale area, great program but the clerical staff needs to be changed or re-trained in proper customer service!

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2009
Los Amigos is an awesome school! Everybody there, teachers, coaches, students ,a nd parents are awesome!

- submitted by a student
November 26, 2008
hi my name is natalie i went to los amigos for 6 1/2 years that scool is great . the teachers & staff are the best.this school has changed my life...los amigos is the best.!.

- submitted by a community member
May 10, 2008
WOnderfull duel immersion program. Teaches students english and spanish and is very active in making sure parents and students work together to create hard working students. More homework than traditional schools but well worth the effort in the long run. I highly reccomend!

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2008
One big down side of this school is that they don't offere the daily After-school fun centers and the Carney Programs, that are usually offer at other schools in Palmdale. The vision of the school is great, except of the lack of leadership. My kids have been attending this school for the past 3 yrs since kindergarden. Teachers seem to be absent alot, and when this happens usually they don't have a permanent sub, but a different substitute every day. The option of changing into another teacher, is almost imposible. Big politics, lots of favoritism.

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January 15, 2008
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- submitted by a student
February 26, 2007
Well I am a student at Los Amigos. I have been in the program for nearly 7 years. My grades are pretty good and the school is great. All though sometimes PTA is not very helpful.

- submitted by a student
February 10, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2007
My daughter started in kinder at Los Amigos speaking only English....now she reads and writes in Spanish..She is now in 2nd grade. I love Los Amigos!

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2006
My daughter & nephew have attended Los Amigos since Kindergarten and both have benefited from the 'double immersion' program.(she's now in 2nd & he's in 3rd)This year my youngest nephew who doesn't speak spanish but understands it,started kinder & now has fun speaking our language. Our large family loves the new campus & the treatment of the children is great! Teachers are compasionate & trully care of the education & safety of our children. All children are commended for their academic efforts. And the use of uniforms is great which contributes to a large equality between the students. Our friends also have their children @ Los Amigos & they are also very happy with the education their children are receiving. We highly recommend this school to every person who complains about their child's school.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2005
My son is a first grader that started the school in 2004-05 school year. The teachers seem caring but overwhelmed. The waythe class is combined for english and spanish each teacher has about 60 students they are responsible for. There seemsto be some parent involvement but I have receiveNO information on PTA or any requests fromtheteacherto help int he room other than being told'You couldcome ifyou want' but htey dont ASK for help.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2004
Los Amigos School has a great concept, teaching children to speak spanish, however my daughter is a 7th grader and even though she is a honor student the turn over with her teachers is to high, just this year she has had 5 teacher changes thank goodness she has maintain her grades but what about the kids that fall through the cracks.

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2003
My daughter started kindergarten here and her bilingual skills are amazing!..I cannot stress enough how useful these skills will be for her in the future.This school and program are truly amazing and both she and I cannot wait until school starts in september.

- submitted by a parent
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Los Amigos School
6640 East Avenue R-8, Palmdale, CA  93552
(661) 285-1546
Last modified Los Amigos School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Los Amigos School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top