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Riverside, CA
Students enrolled: 732

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959 Mission Grove Parkway North
Riverside, CA 92506

(951) 776-3018
(951) 328-2921
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Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
July 21, 2015
Do not count on the teachers in this school. If you have to go to this school, be prepared to go to outside classes and tutoring otherwise you will learn nothing in the class. The teachers are all retard.

- submitted by a student
Amount of homework: Too much
July 21, 2015
Every teacher is making their own rules. They are not following the school and the class ruled neither curving the grades. They throw some homework, but never on top of grading and tons of mistakes in grading and applying in the system.

- submitted by a student
Develops respect: Strongly disagree
July 21, 2015
The school only respects to lie and get money from the government and the parents. They are a machine to ruin respect in their students.

- submitted by a student
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
July 21, 2015
Carding? Ha! The teachers are only looking for their paychecks as well as well as the staff. Full of expired staff that only wanted to keep their jobs and showing they are working.

- submitted by a student

July 21, 2015
Terrible school, terrible, teachers, terrible staff. Full of retards. If you do not have to go to this school do not take the risk. They will ruin your future.

- submitted by a student

September 26, 2013
This school has a new Principal. Mrs. Van, Mrs. Kertz, Mrs. Perlstein, Mrs. Huynh are really great teachers. Hope this new principal checks what is sent out to parents, I have seen many errors in the publications.

- submitted by a parent

October 29, 2010
The best 2nd grade teacher was transferred out because of staffing issues shortly after school started Sept 2010. She was the best 2nd grade teacher with a master's degree in education even; big loss. The replacement is a 27-year veteran of the system who is used to teaching higher grade levels, not the same as a lower-grade elementary teacher,however. The school is clean, principal is hands-on and very involved, school is organized. Riverside county standards are high, but meeting the standards is left to the discretion of individual schools where most of the variation in implementation occurs.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 25, 2009
All I can say is that this is a wonderful school. There are a ton of extra events, such as movie nights, that help the community bond. Awesome staff and lovely campus.

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2008
Fantastic principal, well-behaved students and increased academics.

- submitted by a community member

September 13, 2008
this school has a strong principal and a good program. the principal has really improved the school. great teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 28, 2007
The principal is there to protect the teacher, not your child!

- submitted by a parent

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William Howard Taft Elementary School
959 Mission Grove Parkway North, Riverside, CA  92506
(951) 776-3018
Last modified William Howard Taft Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
William Howard Taft Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top