Moved from a well known district to plumas lake. Have a son who is in second grade who is high in his academics. School has not gate program and disappointed in the work he has nightly. He can complete his homework in less than 5 minutes. Daughter has special needs and the school proposed to cut services by 70 percent. Communication is limited. Good school for the average student, but if you have a high achiever or a special needs student this is not the school for your child.
Our community has been blessed to have some of the best teachers I've ever met. The staff is friendly and extremely professional at Cobblestone Elementary. The entire community works together and this is very apparent when receiving info from the PTO.
My one star is only for one teacher...if your child is in first grade here next year and will complain or seem to hate school...well there is a valid reason behind it. Watch for signs. Discipline is good but humiliating kids, refusing to help them and isolate them is straight up bullying....it happens, I am serious unfortunately. I know that if you live in PL you may not have many options but you can at least switch class.....
I love this school. The principle, staff and teachers have all been fantastic at working with us. My son is special needs and they have gone above and beyond to make sure he, and all the other students in his class, had an enjoyable learning experience. They made sure his needs were met but never at the expense of the others. There was always staff out in the mornings and after school to ensure the students safety. The teacher was always easily accessible. The school counselor would call me every so often to make sure I was happy with the plan we had all (principle, teacher, counselor, parents, etc.) come to agree would work best for my son and other students. I never felt like they ignored any concerns I may have had. They went above and beyond what I ever expected from a school. I was heartbroken when we found out we would be moving out of state. Having a school and teacher that worked so hard for the kids was something I had grown to cherish. It will be hard to find a school equal. Oh and movie nights were a blast!
My daughter attended this school for part of 1st grade and all of 2nd grade. In that time, her math abilities and test scores suffered greatly. She arrived at Cobblestone testing above average in math. I pulled her out of Cobblestone after her math testing scores fell below average. She had two teachers for 2nd grade, both who were pregnant and covered each others maternity leave. One worked M-W and during the others leave, the second worked R-F and during the others maternity leave. There was no consistency for the students whatsoever. It doesn't matter how good either of the teachers were, if the isn't consistency or good communication it just doesn't work. I pulled my daughter from this school and enrolled her in another district....best educational decision I have made. I also started my younger daughter in the transfer district as well and we couldn't be happier. I DO NOT RECOMMEND the Plumas Lake School District to ANYONE.
Great school with caring teachers. We moved to Cobblestone from Rio Del Oro and love the atmosphere and attitude. The principal listens to the students and truly cares. The teachers are firm but fair and care about each and every student. This learning envirnment couldn't be better.
We have loved this school and have enjoyed very thorough and timely communication from all of our teachers. They were willing to work with us to meet the needs of my daughter, who is advanced in some areas and needed special attention to keep her from being bored. The PTO hosts several events each year, and so far they have all been great. I know, as a new school, the parent involvement was slow to start out, but this year just about everyone I know is either on the PTO, or volunteers at the events or in the classrooms when they can. This school seems to get better every year we are here.
It is a great school with a lovely campus, caring teachers and staff. They go the extra mile to help children and there are lots of added help if needed. A very active PTO keeps the year interesting and fun.
I am very unimpressed by this school. I feel like it is frowned upon to have parent involvement in the classroom and I feel the teachers are not interested in having a relationship with the parent and do not communicate about issues that may arise. I am disappointed in this school on many levels and almost feel like this school year has been a step back for my children and they will be ill-prepared for the next grade level.
My daughters had a wonderful experience at Cobblestone. The teachers, staff and principal were all very caring and professional. They offer a lot of social activities for the children and make learning fun. My kids are above grade average thanks to the learning environment that Cobblestone offers.
My son has had the best school experience since staring at Cobblestone last year. I have always found the staff and administration to be very helpful. For a new school I felt they have gone above and beyond!!!
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