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1500 West Upjohn Street
Ridgecrest, CA 93555

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(760) 499-1690
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June 13, 2010
I've had a few issues with this shoool's principal and teacher. For the first time ever, my child did not make the honor roll this past school year. My child's favorite subjects is math and that's where she received a low grade in. Her teacher was very disorganized, says inappropriate words during class and when I mentioned this to the principal, nothing was done about it because he still continued to use the same inappropriate words in her class. I get that this teacher has been teaching for so long that they've stablished their "seniority". I feel in this way that the system had failed my child. Frankly I don't care for teacher's with more seniority vs. teacher's that has less time in the system but are patient and actually cares whether a child learns or not.

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June 10, 2010
My daughter currently attends this school and will be returning for 2nd grade in the fall. The school does have a lot of activities that bring parents into the school environment. I think this is very important. They are also welcome to volunteers and visitors any time I have popped in. The principle is available to have discussions with and the school system works with the parents to enhance the learning experience as well as being open to providing challenges for students so that lessons aren't cookie cutter. They have a great after school club also. Both myself and my child are pleased to be a part of teh Faller family!

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2009
I give Faller School an above average rating because it is a wonderfull School. All the teachers my daughter has had have been wonderfull. The staff all comunicate with each other as well as with the parents. They always express how important it is for parents and the community to be apart of there childrens education. They plan and organize special activities through out the year for children and there families to get involved in. For example we have family nights like movie nights or game nights or ice cream socials and so forth. I love Faller School and all the staff that work there they really care about my childs well being as well as her education.

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May 23, 2008
New principle does not support parents and students when they have a problem with a teacher.

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June 19, 2007
My daughter's been at Faller for a year and we love it. We have nothing but praise for the school and its staff.

- submitted by a teacher

January 19, 2007
This school does not have much activities for students outside of class. The teacher for my daughter is very strict. There is not much parent volunteering. A plus is that my daughter is two grades ahead on her math. The California school system does not slow down students who are accelerated. I don't account my daughter's math acceleration to the school as she would do well in any structured and organized classroom. It is very difficult to leave a school that a parent is unsatisfied with in this district.

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September 07, 2005
I am very surprise on how organized and professional the school administration was with my family when we first moved here. My son has also enjoy his first few months here at Faller also praising how nice and helpful his teacher was. I also have noticed a great change in his grades and also his attitude towards school since starting taking classes at Faller. Keep up with the job well done you have done with my child.

- submitted by a parent

August 18, 2005
My son and I were very happy at Faller,from the third through fifth grades.

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April 17, 2004
Faller is an wonderful school. The teachers are excellent and work hard to make sure that all students receive the education they need. Children with learning problems get extra help and modified work as needed. The students who excel are challenged. The school just receive the status of California Dishiguished School from the Calilfornia State Board of Education. It is an awesome school where everyone matters. There is a real sense of community here.

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September 03, 2003
Teacher quality was very hit and miss. K through 4th we had 2 excellent teachers, 1 who was OK, and 2 who were what we assume to be as bad as they can get. The 2 bad experiences were very, very, very strict teachers. These teachers showed care and attention for the 'bright' students, and had 'no time' to give assistence to those who had trouble keeping up.

- submitted by a parent
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Faller Elementary School
1500 West Upjohn Street, Ridgecrest, CA  93555
(760) 499-1690
Last modified Faller 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.
Faller Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top