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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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August 28, 2015
My kids love their school. They have very kind, educated and hardworking teachers. The principal is always looking to improve the learning atmosphere and talks so positive about the students and staff. They have fixed the parking problems and it is just a beautiful family friendly campus.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2015
I love this school and so does my son. The principal is amazing and very personable. She cares about this school and the kids that attend. The RSP and speech teacher are outstanding and have worked wonders with my son. His kindergarten teacher is one of the best around! I couldn't ask for better. This school goes above and beyond just academics, they want your kids to be successful in every way. THEY CARE!!!

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2015
I am revising my early review of this school after my reading other posts and my own personal dealings with the school. I have narrowed some problems down to a couple of individuals. The Principle seems to be one of them. My daughter is still in kindergarten after requesting her to be accelerated into first grade. I have found her teachers to be caring, interested, and involved with their students. I must have got on the principles "bad side" because she refuses to act even to the detriment to my child. Trying to remain optimistic. Would also like to note that the reason the Principle is in the parking lot in the morning is to direct traffic. The school district should really work to resolve that issue!

- submitted by a parent

April 03, 2015
This school could be great...the teachers are great and the kids are great also. The principle is horrible!! Can not give the school the rating it deserves until she is gone....

- submitted by a parent

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

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
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

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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: 4 out of 5 based on 35 reviews. Top