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Sunshine Special Education School

Public | PK-12 | 54 students


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Posted March 18, 2014

I love this school and my sons teacher my son.made alot of progress the first day he started .
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Posted March 18, 2014

I am one of the few people that write reviews, but I have to for this school. It is amazing! My son has recently started about two weeks ago and I can already tell he's improving. I have constant communication with my son's teacher, the staff are super friendly and from day one they have been nothing but helpful. I strongly recommend this school!!
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Posted March 30, 2010

this is one school that really cares about our children. my son learned so much when he was a student there.
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Posted October 1, 2009

I love Sunshine my Autstic daughter has come along way. Her Teacher Mrs Susan Pirece is a Angel she got her potty trained. And has helped with all her issues.
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Posted May 27, 2008

I have been very impressed with my son's progress at sunshine. The classroom is small but the teachers work hard to be creative with the lessons. Only issue we have encountered is trying to get feedback from the teachers. They are very busy.
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Posted April 12, 2007

I'm very happy with Sunshine. I have 2 autistic sons & both started going to this school. Teachers are great, always show concern regarding any problem the students are having. Ms. Cindy Hartshorn is a great teacher who helped my sons learn everything they could & I saw major improvement. Overall the parent involvement is always good. Lots of activities going on the whole year long.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school
Hispanic 51%
White 33%
Black 12%
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 58%N/AN/A
English language learners 28%N/AN/A
Source: CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
First-year teachers 6%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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School Leader's name
  • Debora Holk
Fax number
  • (951) 778-5702


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  • Special education
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9390 California Avenue
Riverside, CA 92503
Phone: (951) 352-8488


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