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K-5
Public
Reseda, CA
Students enrolled: 430
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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18141 Valerio Street
Reseda, CA 91335

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(818) 342-4762
(818) 343-4793
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August 05, 2013
I recently enrolled my child in this school and was very disappointed with the school. The teacher's were so behind with the subjects being taught. It was like my child was repeating her past grade level. The principal is rarely around before and after school to see what is going on with her students. The school is not secure to the point that anyone can go inside the school. My child does not want to change from this school but if I don't see a change I will have to change her. I am deeply disappointed because I noticed my child was so behind, comparing it to the other elementary she attended before this one. In her other school there wasn't a day she would come home with something new she had learned. It seems that the volunteers are doing more for the school than the principal and the employee's. Very disappointing!!!

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2011
My 2 son's went to this school,Have still have one son there,But am looking for a new school for him next year,Garden Grove was a good and friendly school but as the years went by I have learned many thins about how they run thing.There are some really great teachers that care about the children,And then there are some that are there just for there pay checks. The problems that go on are new taking care of..They are just brushed under the carpet.I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL!! AND I HAVE BEN GOING TO THIS FOR THE LAST 8 YEARS...

- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2011
I called this school inquiring information and was told to drop by and pick up a brochure to get additional information because I was interested in after school program. I visited the office today to get information on enrollment process. I've explained to one of the staff that I am a parent trying to figure out how to enroll my son in their school program and also advised the staff that I just moved to Reseda and is not familiar with the schooling system here in the U.S. I was told to comeback in May to pick up an application form. I was expecting a brochure to be handed out but I was told they didn't have any. As I prepare myself with other question in mind, the staff that was trying to help me keeps blurting out "come back in May". That type of response did not make me feel welcome in their school nor community. Since, public schools are based on the my new address, I guess I have no choice but learn how to deal with the Gaden Grove Elem. Staff. Private school is just too expensive for me right now.

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2009
i love the teachers they really try to connect with the students

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2009
Can't say i'm happy w/the educational program that is available at this school...my child attended Garden Grove from kinder to 2nd grade; now moving on to a better school and district. The teachers in each grade in my opinion worked to the minimum. The school is dirty and the Admin staff lack a professional responsibility to both students and parents!! I am sure that they are working w/what they have, however...I'm sure much more can be done on the part of the Principal to get more out of the staff...which would in turn improve the schools rating.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 08, 2008
Excellent school. Excellent special education program. Staff goes above and beyond. Principal is very caring and is very involved on campus. Garden Grove has alot of extras that make it an excellent school.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2008
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- submitted by a student
March 21, 2007
Garden Grove Elementary has been a wonderful and educational experience for my third grade niece. She started Garden Grove with the preschool program and is currently enrolled in third grade. She has shown tremendous growth academically due to educated, passionate, and caring teachers. The loyalty and dedication of teachers involvement is priceless. The quality of academic programs are outstanding and the school follows state standards which is important for future education. Not only does Garden Grove meet the test standards, it also has a great music program which she enjoys. Thank you Garden Grove teachers for all your help,support, and caring for the students. - Meyber Reyes

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2006
Pomelo Elementary School is a wonderful school that just became a California Distinguished school. It has high test scores and a wonderful staff.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2005
Garden Grove E. School demonstrates high discipline and quality teaching and academic goals. My daughter loves going to school. Teachers are great. There is always a dialog betwwen Parents and Teacher. My daughter started in Pre-K at this school and then kindergarten and now she is ready to go to the first grade. I recommend any parent to consider Garden Grove as starting point for their children. My daughter has received a high level of quality teaching more than I expected.

- submitted by a parent
June 30, 2005
I was worried at first, coming from a Private School invironment, but Garden Grove changed my opinon! The teachers are very dedicated. My kids love the music program.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2004
For me this school is the best. I'm not saying this cause I went here but I'm saying this because thanks to this school and thanks to two great teachers I'm who I am. The two teachers that I thank are Ms. Lopez and Ms. Ragsdale. I will like to thank Ms. Lopez for helping me learn English. One promise that I have made to myself is that when I graduate 8th grade which is next year I will and I'm going to go to Garden Grove and show and thank Ms. Lopez and Ms. Ragsdale because without them I wouldnt have my gpa of 3.8. This school is a good example. No one here is dumb every teacher tells a student that they are smart at something. The teachers are well skilled. Thanks for making me see the world I'm a 7th grader next year 8th I'm in Mulhooland M.S.

- submitted by a former student
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Garden Grove Elementary School
18141 Valerio Street, Reseda, CA  91335
(818) 342-4762
Last modified Garden Grove Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Garden Grove Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top