This was my first and thankfully last year at potrero. The middle school teachers are wonderful but academically this school is terrible. I was ahead of the class and due to that i had to spend the entire day learning on the computer. It was okay at first but after a while it got tiring. I am in 7th grade and was learning 8th grade things on the computer yet they for some reason couldn't move me up a grade. There are no electives and in my opinion do not instruct PE properly. A word of advice: do not bring your children to this school unless it is your only option!!
yes im sure its a great school thats probably the reason why so many parents are unsatisfied with this school but have to take their children because its the only school around in the potrero area but if there were onother im sure thats where youd actually see the diference ; i dont see no comment with hate posted here all i see is the awful truth about this school i dont see in no comment anyone spreadin hate as you say and you and i know for a fact this is a bad school and people only go because there is no other choice but honestly there should be onother school in the same area so that parents actually had a choice im sure portrero would shut down thats how bad it is down there there are more unhappy parents the only ones who are actually happy are staff or syaffs relatives but real parent who see all the wrong thing this school is in to im sure agree on what im saying THANK YOU HAVE A NICE DAY
Potrero is a great school. The students are wonderful. The staff is great too. I wish we had more parent involvement which would make the school even better. It is too sad for such negative people to make such awful comments about our school. I am a parent at this school and I only feel proud that my child attends Potrero. Keep making progress Potrero. Don't listen to the people who only wish to spread hate. It is a shame they are part of our community. I would recommend this school to anyone wishing to send their child here.
its true potrero is one of the worst schools in the san diego county, they often make bake sales for supossible field trips, this school has lots of drama between teachers and children, practically all the staff lives in mexico but the principal cover up because she has already received complaints about the issue due to parents complaining because they cannot stay to sleep over in mexico because their children are taken out of that school but they do let teachers kids live in mexico;this school should honestly change all its personal starting from the principal sheryl lugo to all the teachers because the principal also releases private information wich is an illegal act when it is released to create gossip. i honestly recomend you to think twice in putting your children in this school.
As you can see for yourself, Potrero is striving to get test scores up and they are accomplishing it! The principal, Barbara Cowling, is fabulous and cares a lot for her school, along with the wonderful teachers there. Potrero has a great afterschool program which is run by the classified employee of the year Mary H. The students there are very respectful and well behaved. .....And its API is booming :)