« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
K-5
Public
Pasadena, CA
Students enrolled: 472
Before care: No
After care: Yes

Contact this school

2101 East Washington Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104

School website
(626) 396-5740
(626) 798-8216
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Daniel Webster address.

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
July 22, 2014
Daniel Webster is amazing ! My two girls go there & I would never want to take them anywhere else. There has only been one teacdher out of 5 that wasn't wonderful. The PTA is very involved. The school is fun & they learn. My girls are in the LEARNS after school program & they take great care of them. I drive 15 minutes out of my way in the morning & at night to take them here - it's worth it !

- submitted by a parent
November 10, 2013
We have been very impressed with Daniel Webster school. It is a wonderful neighborhood school, with kits of parent involvement and dedicated teachers. We are so happy we have public school a chance. This is my son's second year here and it is amazing to see how much he is learning.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
We love Daniel Webster. Overall this is a great school in all areas. Environment, Principal, teachers and PTA works together and makes a better place for the kids.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
Webster Rocks! This year API increased again. it could reach the best in Pasadena very soon. My kids love to go to school every day and they have always talking about the new things they learn. Lots of learning takes place her. Best wishes for making successful kids!

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2013
It is a great school. My both kids are attending and I love the school environment and teacher dedication. it is a nice place for the kids and they love to go to school each and every day.

- submitted by a parent
June 24, 2013
Daniel Webster is a wonderful school. The new principal has really stepped up to the plate and is dedicated. Amazing teachers, awesome PTA, wonderful parents.

- submitted by a parent
February 12, 2013
I applaude this new principal. He inherited a mess from the former principal and is doing a great job with no resources what so ever. Our family is very impressed with the job he is accompishing and the quality of the teachers.Webater is a wonderful place for our children. Everyday they come home with wonderful stories about their 5th and first grade classrooms. We can not believe how much teaching takes palce in one day.

- submitted by a parent
December 05, 2012
Webster is a great neighborhood school. Our 3rd and 5th grader have both been there since they were in kindergarten. The teachers are excellent and experienced. Our new principal is knowledgeable and collaborative. No school is perfect, but part of what makes ours great is parent involvement. In this budget climate, where vital programs have been stripped bare, our involved parents have stepped up to the plate. They created and found funding for our Art Loft and Science room. They manage class visits to these rooms, and clean up the mess afterwards so the teachers can teach. They fundraise tirelessly so our kids can have a library and PE. They put on fun events and bring in awesome enrichment programs. They make copies for teachers, help out in the office when it's short staffed, tend our garden, create the monthly calendar and manage our website. And they juggle busy jobs, caring for kids with special needs, other volunteer positions in the community and much more. If your kids go to public school these days, you've got to roll up your sleeves and be willing to help out. The principal and teachers at Webster welcome that attitude and the school is better for it.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2012
I have been less than impressed with the school this year. From issues with the lack of a supervised playground, messages not relayed to the classroom resulting in my kindergartner waiting in the car pick up line for 45 minutes instead of being in the after school program, the principle who responded to an email regarding policy with snide comments about a child he thought was ours, but wasn't, and I can go on and on. The hard part is my child enjoys going to the school, but it could be so much more. Their website still has the old principles information on it. Calendars don't reflect free dress days or other events. Teacher listings are incomplete. Just a mess all around.

- submitted by a parent
May 15, 2012
My child had a horrible teacher in second grade, who would sit on her chair for the majority of the day and assume that all of her 25+ students would learn everything on their own. She did not help any of her students, and even worst, she used to get annoyed when one of her students needed some help. She had no discipline, no love and no patience whatsoever. My child used to come home crying sometimes and telling me that his teacher says that she is annoyed by him. And this is only one of the things that he was complaining about. Laziest teacher ever, shows noooo enthusiasm for teaching. Could care less about her students. A big slob!!

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2011
This school is outstanding. Hoping we can achieve 900 . I know we can do it!!!! The sky is the limit at Webster. So many great things are happening all the time. My kids LOVE going to school here and have been nothing but happy.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2010
Excellent Excellent School, just raised there API Score 66 points!! From a 783 to 848 and there intended goal may have been just 810. Second highest double digit increase in the Pasadena district. This achievement could be credited to the dedication of the Principal, the Teachers, the PTA, Parents, and especially the students. I've lived in Pasadena for 30yrs. Coming from a private school myself was very skeptical of the PUSD. But I'm seeing positive changes with parental involvement especially here which is encouraging. Its our second year here, with a Kinder and 1st grade student. Are kids are very happy! Many of the teachers have been there possible over 8 years or more. They are just so nice, repectable and very enriching to our kids. Thanks again Webster!!

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2010
This is a great school!!! My son loves to go to school. Teachers are really nice and well educated. I really appreciate the class teacher Ms.Watts. She is a best teacher in the school. I am sure other teachers are the same. Principal is excellent!! She spends a lot of time at the school working very hard to help the kids and make Webster a better school. PTA does a very good job in helping the school. Even the after school programs are much better than the other schools since I have heard other schools programs are not doing well like Webster. I love Webster being a great school for my kid!! Thanks a lot Webster.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2010
With so many parents, a principal, and many teachers continually making such a great effort, Daniel Webster is destined to make it's mark in excellence.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2010
This is my family's 4th year at Webster. I have one child in 3rd grade and another in Kindergarten. Webster is our neighborhood school, and we absolutely love it. It is a cozy, loving, exciting place where children are thriving. The academic curriculum is excellent, enrichment programs are multiplying every year, and parent participation continues to grow. The principal is amazing and welcomes parental involvement in every aspect of the school. We could not be happier with our wonderful little school.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2010
I am 'only' a grandmother but I have taught in 3 different school districts ande 6 different schools. Webster deserves an A+++. My grandson is thriving in the first grade. The parents are really involved, whicvh makes all the difference in the success of a school.

- submitted by a community member
April 01, 2010
I actually grew up in the Pasadena area and went to private school. When my husband suggested to go public for our child, I was really hesitant. After taking a look at both public and private schools, we found a home at Webster. My son is now a 2nd grader and loves his school and teachers. This is truly a neighborhood school where parents, teachers, staff and children know and watch out for one another.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
I am a parent of a kindergartner. I have been very pleased with the school, principal, teachers and PTA. Daniel Webster has made the transition into school an easy & pleasant one and my child loves school.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
Webster is a great school. The teachers are very friendly and personal with the students and parents. Wouldn't put my kids to any other school. Lots of parents involvement. Totally recommend Webster to anyone with kids within the age group.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 01, 2010
I would like to let everyone know that Webster Elementary School is great. The dedication of the principle Mrs. Lefler, and the teachers is amazing. The staff is very caring, and we are a family at Webster. My two oldest children have attended Webster and now my youngest is attending. She loves her teacher and is learning a lot. It definitely is a great foundation for all children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 16, 2009
I know that all public schools are always under a microscope rightfully so. Please take your time to look at this school. Talk to the many parents that are always there volunteering for one thing or another. Please call on Mrs.Lefler, the principle she will answer. Your child's teacher will have the time to talk to you. Concerns about where the funding is going? Please talk to our PTA and Student Site Council. There is no school that is perfect but with parent involvement it can become pretty close. The API score can only improve by having more parent involvement at home because the teachers here perform wonderfully!

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2007
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
July 05, 2005
Daniel Webster has a dedicated staff of teachers who we have found do a great job. Our daughter, who just finished 5th grade, started here in Kindergarten and has had 6 very, very good teachers. The facilities were upgraded 2 years ago, so the 70+ year old campus and buildings are in great condition.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2004
I am very happy with Webster, I have been there the last 5 years. There is many activities for the kids as well for the parents. My kids favorit is the planting once a month, they get to spend time planting with there friends and the pricipal. Safety and discipline is very important and I'm very happy with the way this is handled at Webster.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2004
This school is truely one of Pasadena's best kept secrets. It has a very active PTA and School Site Council. The teachers are all blue ribbon winners, very dedicated, warm and friendly. The principal at this school is absolutely with out a doubt hands down the most outstanding principal in Pasadena. This school is definitly worth a visit. The diversity of this campus has taught my children so much.

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2004
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


About this school

- new 40 station PC lab - "family" atmosphere, where success for child is our focus - structure in the classrooms and hallways - recognition and "Good Deed Tickets" for positive actions - Student Council with representatives from grades 4-8 - Next year will return to PreK-grade 5 configuration, from the current PreK-grade 8

Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 28, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Daniel Webster
2101 East Washington Boulevard, Pasadena, CA  91104
(626) 396-5740
Last modified Daniel Webster is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Daniel Webster Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top