Having 3 children that went to various school in the district I wasn't completel satisified until my youngest started attending Norma Coombs. THe staff and teacher are so helpful and attentive to your needs and your child needs. WHen it was time to register my grandson for kindergarten Norma Coombs for the first choice for my daughter who did not atttend the school herself.
Passionate principal, teachers, and staff. One of the few schools here really doing great!
The passion for educating our kids seen from administration to staff to parents. Everyone is involved with heart!
NCAS is a great school, with wonderful teachers and a great principal.
Dedicated teachers, a visionary and hands-on principal, and parent involvement are what makes Norma Coombs a great place for students to learn.
The principal, Mrs. Watkins, is very welcoming and friendly. Its parents are very involved. The small campus size and location lends to a great community feeling and learning environment.
Norma Coombs fills a great need in the community. Its faculty and staff care deeply about the students, as evidenced by the recent turnout when PUSD was considering closing / moving it altogether.
Diverse student body, great staff lead by a wonderful principal, high test scores and great group of parent volunteers is what makes this school the talk of the town. Dr. Watkins runs a tight ship and is the only principal I have known to be easily accessible.
Norma Coombs is a wonderful school, with great teachers and a great principal.
Great teachers and support staff, high level of parent involvement, cares about kids.
Great teachers, great staff, great principal, great students, and great parents! Always improving!
The people (admin, parents and students) seem to be all about what is best for the kids!
I Love Norma Coombs Alternative School because Norma Coombs gives my child the ability to experience all of the different cultures that are represented in pasadena, ca. Norma Coombs is giving my child the foundation he needs to become a doctor, scientist, lawyer, and teacher. I love Norma Coombs because the teachers and parents care about the kids education.
I love Norma Coombs because they care about the education of our kids.
Norma Coombs is a great school not only because of its high API score but because of its close knit community. When I walk on the campus to pick up or drop my son other families, teachers, the principal, and staff all say hello. The parents at Norma Coombs are great and are always willing to help raise funds to keep our excellent programs. This year we have ceramics, computer lab, accelerated reader, violin, and keyboarding all because of the leadership at Norma Coombs (Dr. Watkins) and parent participation. The principal Dr. Watkins is amazing and because of her leadership we were able to keep our class sizes down and keep our library open with a librarian. I have a 4th grader that has attended Norma Coombs since kindergarten and he still says he loves his school!
Great principal, involved parents. Norma Coombs is an excellent school
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