8
out of 10

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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 5
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
6
Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Jennifer Smith Jackson
2600 Paloma Street
Pasadena, CA 91107-2642

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(626) 396-5660
(626) 798-4687
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Orchestra, Ceramics
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77 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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1 STAR
6

Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a community member · January 13, 2016
This school lacks on so many levels. The principal is unprofessional. She relentlessly solicits donations from parents and wastes valuable academic time during her morning assemblies. If you're looking for a welcoming environment for your child,... more

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Submitted by a parent · March 10, 2015
My daughter goes to this school,Kindergarten I would give 5 stars for Miss Debbie,best Kinder teacher hands down,the progress of my child was unbelievable,plus Miss Debbie is the most wonderful teacher you can wish for kindergarten.My daughter is... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 15, 2014
My children are in Kinder & 2nd grade at NCAS. Both kids have caring supportive teachers. The new principle is devoted to her students. Literacy is a top priority at NCAS. Students are happy and there is a lot of parent involvment. Parents are... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 31, 2014
The school has a new principal and is making progress. There is still ceramics. There are still music programs for 3rd, 4th, and 5th, plus after school choir for all grades. There are new mobile computer carts but funds are needed to continue... more

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Last modified: January 13, 2016
Last modified Norma Coombs Alternative School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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