3
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 2
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
3
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School leader:  Lauri Anderson
421 South Mcdowell Boulevard
Petaluma, CA 94954-3753

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BASIC INFORMATION

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

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Environmental, Music, Science
  • Arts
    Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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15 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a school leader · August 20, 2016
Teachers are often assessing their students both formally and through informal observations. Assessments occur as often as possible to determine the need for remediation or enrichment for students.

Amount of homework: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · August 20, 2016
I give about 45 minutes of homework a night on average. This includes thirty minutes of reading each night. I believe other teachers give less reading at lower grades (about twenty minutes) and a similar amount of math homework (generally practice... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a school leader · August 20, 2016
Citizenship is a critical aspect of being a productive member of the community. Staff at McDowell are committed to helping their students learn the importance of character traits such as fairness, integrity and honesty. This is done through... more

Overall:
Submitted by a school leader · August 20, 2016
I am a teacher at this school. The staff work so hard! They truly want to help their students to succeed as learners and citizens. Almost all of the staff have been there for at least five years, and many for much longer. They are dedicated to... more

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Last modified: September 25, 2016
Last modified Mcdowell Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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