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Palmdale, CA
Students enrolled: 931
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38440 Second Street East
Palmdale, CA 93550

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(661) 273-5052
(661) 273-1995
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August 16, 2013
my is school yucca elementry school my principal ms.egberg is making this school better there is less fights and back to school this week was very achieveing and suprisingly good the teachers there are really hard working and very detail about us learning and thats what will get us through this year thats what i have to say and that ire my comments i hope our school will win the money by the way iam a 6th grader.

- submitted by a community member
December 13, 2011
I agree that this school is very overcrowded and the violence between the children is getting out of hand. At least once to twice a week I hear about fights, kids being suspended, etc. I had moved my child from another school thinking this would be a better and safer option to only be very disappointed.

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2011
This school needs a better principal. It has good teachers but it needs a stong dedicated leader not afraid to stand up to the board. The kindergarten classes are failing, they are so overcrowded there is no time for teaching or learning. My grandson went from a private christian pre-school with a lot of potential to learn and he cannot learn at Yucca. There are too many, 30 per class, students in oneclassroom and only one teacher without an aide. I observed harmful student behavior but the teacher cannot watch them all at one time.

- submitted by a community member
May 30, 2010
I am a long time graduate of this school. I attended 1971-1978 and I can still remember many of my years going to Yucca. The faculty was great and I have to say I received a solid foundation for my later school years.I seriously doubt that any of the teachers are still on the staff but I am sure they were replaced with equal or better staff. If I were living in the Palmdale area I would not have any fears, doubts, or anxious feeling about sending my children or grandchildren.

- submitted by a community member
April 02, 2009
I like this school because its near my home and my daughter is in mrs Huffs class and i think she is the best teacher in the world and my daughter enjoys being in her class, as far as security i think that parents should be informed when there is a lockdown.I think they should pay more attention as to who picks up what child and be a lil more polite to parents of yucca students because there are a few rude employees at this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2008
This is a great school because of the administrators, Dr. Mondragon and Mrs. Cooksey, the teachers, and the parents. The teachers use their expertise to help English Learners to succeed in the classroom and provide extra help extra help outside of class as well as after school tutoring. Yucca has teachers who are united and work to collaborate with each other to make their grade levels the best they can be. I am proud to be working with everyone at Yucca and look forward to next school year.

- submitted by a teacher
January 29, 2008
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November 25, 2007
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- submitted by a student
April 13, 2006
The Preschool on the yucca school grounds is where my daughter attends. She attends a new program for kids whos parents make to much to be concidered for the head start program, but still we only pay three hundred dollars for her to attend the same state run school as the head start which is a marvelous program. My daughter learned to write her name and can reconize all the letters and sounds and numbers. Great school. Great program.

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2006
My daughter attends state preschool at Yucca & her teacher Mrs Wilson is wonderful and invaluable.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 08, 2005
My child attended Kindergarden at Yucca Elementary. It was a safe environment, completely gated. I'm not sure about any music programs, but they do offer a lot of extra curricular activities.

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Yucca Elementary School
38440 Second Street East, Palmdale, CA  93550
(661) 273-5052
Last modified Yucca Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Yucca Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top