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K-5
Public
Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Students enrolled: 521

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7727 Valle Vista Drive
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

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(909) 981-8697
(909) 981-9718
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September 16, 2014
This school is AMAZING...The teachers are AMAZING....The Principal is HORRIBLE....plain and simple...She either loves you or she hates you....if you get on her bad side....watch out! In the 6 years she has been here, she has gotten rid of program after program (oxygen run, GATE clubs, 4th grade program, trip to Sacramento, and just recently, awards ceremonies for the primary grades....just to name a few). And the parking lot is horrendous!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2014
First week of school here has not been smooth. First, please beware that there is only entrance and exit to the school parking lot resulting in a huge problem picking and dropping of your children. The problem extends into the surrounding neighborhood, beyond just a public noisance, creating a unsafe environment. Second, I have already picked up a negative attitude by our teacher and support staff. It's only been one week (three instances,twice by me and once by my wife) but I have noticed what seems to be condescending toward parents. Staff and teachers seem more interested in "Training the parents" rather than educating our children. Third, i'am not sure this school or public schools in general are going to be able to provide the education our child needs. This was one of our biggest concerns for our child since she is more advanced than most other kids in kindergarten. As of right now our child who has been reading since 3 years old, does addition and subtraction, can write sentences, and knows all her shapes colors is stuck learning he color red and what is a triangle. It's only been a week but my wife and I feel this has not been a positive and inviting atmosphere thus far.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2014
My boys love this school. The Principal is a gem and is in the parking lot mornings and afternoon, greeting the kids. She is also very hands on and appreciative of all her volunteers. The teachers are always available to the kids and parents.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2011
My son is now in 3rd grade & he's had great teachers every grade. The teachers seem to work together well & maintain a fun & positive environment for the kids. Teachers focus on getting the work done in the classroom & don't require a lot of homework, so families can have family time. The principal, Ms. Weaver, is out & around the school very involved, not hidden in an office & the kids seem to really like her. The school is small & kind of hidden on the hill in a nice quiet neighborhood. I don't know what more I'd want from a school.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2011
This school is OK. The teachers are geat, but the Principal is TERRIBLE. She needs training. This is only her second year as a principal and it shows! I miss Mrs. Kohn, she was a great principal. I loved the community, parents and school but this woman ruined it. I hope things get better.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2011
This school is a nightmare and many teachers should not be teaching. They have been there too long and have no accountability. I have had my children at this school for over 8 years and it has been terrible. I do not recommend it at all.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2010
This is a wonderful school. The teachers give a lot of their time to after school events and helping students. They have so many wonderful things staff there. If you have the chance to have your child in Ms. Chipman's class, you should. She is amazing.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 24, 2009
We have been so pleased with Valle Vista. The teachers at our school really care about our kids. I like how the teachers for each grade work in a team. Mrs. Kohn is always accessible and willing to listen. I'm so sad about all of the budget cuts that will be affecting this school. While I know it will greatly change the mood and efficiency of education at the school, I'm hopeful that the experience of the remaining staff will be able to pull off a miracle. And that they will be able to continue the great education Valle Vista has the reputation of.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 09, 2008
This school is incredible! They have so many great programs for the children, have an outstanding staff which works amazingly well together & the PTA provides so many more opportunities for the children. They recently have been awarded the 'CA Distinguished School' award, which is a huge accomplishment!

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating July 01, 2007
As far as extracurrricular activities go, I know that it is hard to find people willing to volunteer their time to work after school. Since there is no funding for after school activities at Valle Vista, many teachers try to enrich their program during the school day. Teachers and staff are not paid to sponsor clubs or activities after school. Those teachers advising clubs do so on their own time as a volunteer effort. Perhaps parents could volunteer their time and expertise, or partner with a teacher or faculty member to create more extracurricular opportunities. Because many students either have sports, or must go to daycare after school, it is often hard for kids to stay after school for extracurricular activities. Transportation is often an issue for Valle Vista students because of our schools location. Most students are not able to walk home.

- submitted by a teacher
June 18, 2007
I'm not happy with this school at all. I used to be very involved but stopped because I felt like I was the only one along with just a hand few who would give of their time and efforts. Parent involvement is limited here. Kohn isn't anything to brag about. Her answer to everything is...'I'll handle It'. I'm happy to say that my kids will not be returning to this school next year.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2007
The school needs more extra curricular activities. The Special Education program needs to be expanded so that not all grades and ages of students have to be in only one class. Parent involvement is minimal which bothers me as a parent who wants to be supporting my student.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2006
I have two children who attend Valle Vista. We have had only great teachers. Principal Kohn gives awesome encouragement and support to all the students. I strongly believe that we, as parents, need to take the primary responsibility for the education of our children.

- submitted by a parent
April 02, 2006
Not much in the way of extracurricular activities. Focus on teaching to pass state tests. Parent involvement is minimun

- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
Valle Vista School is working hard to provide the neccessary support for all students to meet their individual academic goals. The implementation of the Excel Model has improved the teacher/student ratio for those needing the most help in reading and allowed teachers to focus their planning and instruction on their targeted group.

- submitted by a teacher
August 19, 2005
Great school, great principal.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2005
The school is a good school. I am happy enough with it. The tachers are just great. They all enjoy the kids that they have. The 1st and 4th grades have music programs once a year and the teachers do a great job with them. As for after school programs there is some tutoring and some GATE programs but I have not heard of any other ones.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2004
My daughter attended Valle Vista and enjoyed it very much. I was impressed with the school myself. She attended the 4th grade and one of the most interesting things we did that year was take a class trip to Sacramento, just for the day. WoW! How many kids get do do that, fly to see the capitol see Sutters Mill and then fly home in one day.....It was a great experience!

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2004
The principal seems to be really helpful & cooperative with the small children. The RSP teacher has been a great help with my sons education. However, the teachers ability to communicate/ understand my childs problems have been less than satisfactory.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2003
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Valle Vista Elementary School
7727 Valle Vista Drive, Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91730
(909) 981-8697
Last modified Valle Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Valle Vista Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top