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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Mira Vista Elementary School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
I've never seen such a group of committed professionals. Seriously. The corporate world could learn a lot from the way these teachers get things done.

Mira Vista Elementary School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
I hate homework, so I'm the wrong one to ask. I will say this: if you, as a parent, have a problem with the amount of homework, the teachers will work with you. They are well-versed in current educational research and they have no problem discussing an adjustment in curriculum.


Mira Vista Elementary School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
Mr. Chilcott is gentle but very firm. The kids really want to stay in line for him - not because they fear him, but because he is a constant, reassuring presence in their lives.

Mira Vista Elementary School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
There are programs for reading buddies (5th grade to kinder) and playground/P.E. buddies (middle school to elementary) and other opportunities for the grades to share time together as students. For the little kids, this is a thrill; for the big kids, it encourages empathy and caring. The big kids are really just bigger-little kids, it becomes so clear when you see them together.

Mira Vista Elementary School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
This school utilizes Playworks instructors to encourage playground fairness and conflict resolution, and it's incredible how these skills permeate the whole school.


Mira Vista Elementary School 5

Posted May 24, 2016
- a parent
This is a really wonderful community-based school with a very active PTA and a beautiful campus. The teachers are experienced and committed and the turnover is very low. There is a great STEAM (science, technology and art) program. The kids are sweet and it's a fun place to spend time. The current principal has done a tremendous amount to unify and encourage everyone at the school, teachers and students alike.

Mira Vista Elementary School 5

Posted May 23, 2016
- a parent
We have a wonderful school community - dedicated teachers and staff, eager students and committed parents. We also have a beautiful campus in the East Bay hills in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mira Vista is a true gem!

Mira Vista Elementary School 4

Posted March 29, 2015
- a parent
Mira Vista is a good neighborhood school with a caring and active PTA that strives to continue improving the school environment and activities, such as art, glee, STEM club, and 2 outdoor classrooms/gardens. Like any public school, it has had to deal with reduced budgets, but the PTA has been actively trying to make up for the difference by securing grants to continue improving programming. In addition to the view, one of the best things about the school is its diversity. Most of the students in my children's classes have more than one racial ancestry. So it's great to celebrate everyone's heritage and religion at the annual multicultural night, and things that could be problematic in other schools aren't really an issue. Mira Vista isn't perfect -- what school is? But the teachers and principal go above and beyond because they know they are supported by a caring community.


Mira Vista Elementary School 4

Posted April 17, 2014
- a parent
I like this school, because teachers and principal are very nice.Parents are friendly. Thanks to PTA members, school is going to have it's own soccer team.

Mira Vista Elementary School 5

Posted October 13, 2012
- a community member
I was a student here from Kindergarten to 6th grade and I loved every minute of it. It's rare to find schools like this with such diversity and teachers who genuinely care. Not to mention the gorgeous view! When I have kids, I will definitely send them here.

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Mira Vista Elementary School
6397 Hazel Avenue, Richmond, CA  94805-2099
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. (510) 231-1416
Last modified Mira Vista Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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