We joined after having been in a private school so my bar was fairly high. I've been incredibly pleased overall.The teachers my kids had were super solid.Parents reported to me the majority of teachers are great with only a few being just average.The 4th Grade teacher my child had in particular was the best she's had (even at private school).She regularly kept the kids challenged and passionate about learning while insisting on a respectful yet fun classroom environment. The principal is extremely dedicated and has gone above and beyond in all the situations I've experienced.The parents are also dedicated, raising funds to supplement where the state has made cuts as well as volunteering in the classrooms and activities. Parents are incredibly welcoming too!The Parents club has also organized a before/after school chess, art and lego robotics, as well as a few other engaging activities such as talent shows etc. My wish list would be to offer a foreign language after school and leverage more of the parents expertise in an organized way to supplement/enhance teaching and to continue to keep kids engaged. It would also be great if the school grounds landscaping could be freshened up.
Great school - love parent teacher team efforts - our KG teacher was excellent, have made a very positive impact on our kid's life.
Academic programs at VHE are outstanding. One of the finest in CA. Extracurricular activities could be improved, including after school art programs. The level of parental involvement exceeds any I have ever seen. A high percentage of parents can be seen on campus every day working in the classrooms, attending field trips with the students, and helping in the office. I am the parent of two 2nd graders and a 4th grader at the school.
Vintage Hills is a good school. I am impressed with the principal. There are some nice families at this school. This school has very high parent involvement. Unfortunately the school is lacking in an Art program.
Quiet and safe campus, I love to have my kids go to Vintage hills elementary
This is a fabulous school nestled in the hills of Pleasanton. Far away from the city streets. I am a former student and have the fondest of memories and just recently I went to an open house and was amazed that the warmth and security hasn't changed in so many years.
Great school! Have one second grader and one kindergartener. Some teachers are better than others, though the overall learning experience is wonderful! Very happy!
Vintage Hills is a fabulous facility with a focus on core issues of love of learning, honesty, respect and integrity, all of which are modeled by an incredible group of educators. The standards are high, as well as the educator's support in students achieving [these] standards. Parent/teacher interaction is at an extremely high level. Every person at VHE, from the principal through the custodial staff are involved in the educational experience.
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