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K-6
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Sacramento, CA
 

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3535 M Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

(916) 277-6271
(916) 277-6526
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January 23, 2015
My children have been going to David Lubin for five years now. The school uses the William & Mary GATE curriculum in every grade and classroom. There are lots of great enrichment programs such as: art, a dedicated Librarian, after school classes, soccer, basketball, a state-of-the art reading room, extra instructors for language arts, science, and student council and student paper. My kids have always felt supported and encouraged. The new Principal is amazing! In addition, the parent support and engagement is superb. I can't imagine sending my kids elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent

November 19, 2014
I have a 2nd and 4th grader at the school. We love David Lubin. The teachers, staff and new Principal Dixon are great with both parents and students. There are tons of extra curricular activities for the kids to be involved in. The school is more than just a place for your kids to get a good education, it's a community of families that care and help each other. The sense of commitment to each and every student is very evident. I can't say it enough - it's a wonderful school!

- submitted by a parent

November 04, 2014
My son started kindergarten this year. After a few weeks getting used to the new environment, he really loves it. His teacher is compassionate and guides them to focus their energy. The community of parents is really welcoming -- inclusive, diverse, active in building a strong network of caring people. Principal Dixon is the best -- he's always around and knows each student individually. The school also offers great extra activities including an After School program for kids to learn knitting or martial arts or Spanish or art (by the way -- Ms. Jane, the art teacher is wonderful and teaches art during regular school hours, too).

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2014
Our family loves David Lubin! The staff is extremely dedicated, as is the principal. There are so many programs and extras at this school. The art program with the amazing Ms. Jane is fantastic. She teaches art appreciation, coordinates her lessons with the teaching curriculum, and students make some really cool art! The Language Arts Exchange program (LAX) is also an excellent program. My daughter who is a very strong reader and writer has been able to excel due to the small group instruction that LAX provides. Thank you to the PTG for supporting these programs and hiring the extra staff needed to provide small group instruction! There are also many other great things happening at this school, and I am so glad that my children get to be part of it.

- submitted by a parent

May 23, 2014
I was a student from 3rd to 6th grade attending David Lubin and loved it! If I were still in Sacramento, I would send my children there in a heartbeat! My teachers were fairly strict yet very kind, which is an excellent combination in which to learn.

- submitted by a community member

May 22, 2014
I am a parent with 4 kids ages 17-10. My son who is almost 18 Started in K at David Lubin. My 11 year old daughter is special needs. I have been bringing my kids to this school for 12 years. I moved to Folsom for 3 years and I drove my Kids everyday ( which is 25 min one way) . This school is more then just my Kids school, they are my family. The teachers are amazing, the office staff, librarian and new principle are all amazing. This is not just a job for this staff. They care about these kids. I feel so blessed to have had my children at this school. Please, if you have heard anything about this school that has been negative please come and check it out for yourself. I would NEVER send my kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2014
I love David Lubin! We have a wonderful NEW principal who is very friendly, hardworking and INVOLVED in all aspects of the school. Our PTG does a fantastic job raising money for our LAX Support Staff and spectacular Art Program & teacher . We also have an amazing COMMUNITY of parents who support our wonderful Teachers and a dedicated Office Staff and Librarian.

- submitted by a parent

March 28, 2014
I have a lot to say about this school but unfortunately my posts keep getting removed. I am sure due to the fact that the school would like others to think it is a great school. Great community, yes, terrible school!

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August 31, 2013
Last year was my son's first at David Lubin. I was very pleased with the inclusive feeling of community and parent involvement at the school. The communication from the school and PTG is very organized and helpful. The office staff is wonderful! Best of all, our son learned a lot! I have heard wonderful things about the new school principal and am looking forward to seeing what positive contributions he will bring.

- submitted by a parent

August 29, 2013
This school is wonderful expect they offer no help for kids with learning disabilities and stone wall any attempts to provide testing for dyslexia and my daughters teacher had a very one size fits all style of teaching so my daughter has been held back we will hopefully have a different teacher this year. But even with all that said it is such a great school I couldn't imagine going anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2013
I love this school. Its been home now for 8 years. The teachers are fantastic. My kids have done quite well under the leadership at the school. The parent teacher group raises a lot of money to suplement programs that the school districts have cut. Its a wonderful community based school. I will be very sad when my youngest graduates.

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2013
Great school! Very positive learning environment, and PTG is very active in fundraising to supply arts/extras for students.

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August 10, 2013
I went here years ago kindergarten through six grade and the teachers are so amazing. The environment here is so friendly and it's a great school to enroll your children in. My sisters also went here with me and my mom had a blast as a participating parent, you make a lot of memories with this school that will never quite leave you.

- submitted by a community member

November 06, 2010
Excellent staff. The teachers are really committed to making sure the children have a well rounded education, despite budget cuts. They have a great arts program and the facility is really nice. The principle seems to run the school with a firm but kind hand, just what children of this age need. The parents are really involved with the school too. They were awarded the California Distinguished school this year too.

- submitted by a parent

February 06, 2010
Amazing teachers. I really feel like they care and connect with the pupils here. We toured a few other high stat schools and this take the cake by far. They have great fund raising events too which help to raise money for the arts etc... Keep up the good work

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2009
David Lubin is an amazing school and we are so lucky to have our son there! The teachers are remarkable, engaging, experienced and caring. The staff is excellent - from Janitor to lunch Monitor to Office Staff to Librarian - these adults truly care about our kids and work to help them grow and learn daily. We couldn't ask for a better school! The parent involvement is impressive, and the PTG funds amazing after school enrichment programs for the students. We are so grateful to David Lubin and everyone who makes it awesome!

- submitted by a parent

September 29, 2009
David Lubin has a diverse population of very high achieving students. Everyone works together to make it a great place to learn and work!

- submitted by a teacher
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September 29, 2009
David Lubin is the best school around! It has a very tight knit, community atmosphere. We have the most amazing teachers, fabulous art and cooking programs, 5 aides who assist with Language Arts and math, 2 lovely learning gardens, an outstanding Parent Teacher Group, a very high level of parent participation, an after school academy that offers a variety of fun and educational classes, a wonderful library and very dedicated librarian and the most fantastic student body that is respectful and always ready to learn! David Lubin rocks!!!

- submitted by a parent

January 03, 2009
I am so pleased with the staff and programs at David Lubin. The after school enrichment programs that include everything from engineering with legos, to landscape art, chorus, guitar and more. It's so rare to have so many electives for the kids in public schools today. The PTG is phenominal at raising funds to help fund the full-time librarian, extra teacher's aides, and the afterschool programs. I don't think there's a better school around that has so much diversity and achievement all rolled into one. It's wonderful.

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2008
David Lubin is a wonderful neighborhood school. The structure from the principal, combined with the wonderful teachers really add up to a successful school. The PTG is incredible when it comes to raising funds and contributing to the education of each child with field trip funds, art teacher, after school programs and music programs. Incredible school.

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2008
David Lubin exceeds my expectations! My daughter recently graduated and my son is in the GATE program and actually comes home excited about his day. The parental involvement is astounding and the diversity makes everything just right.

- submitted by a parent

June 25, 2008
My son is a special needs child and requires lots of routine, patience and understanding. He came as a kinder. I heard goods things about the teacher. I observed the class on occasions and was simply amazed how the teacher and aide brought out the best in each child. I was so concerned with the challenges that I didn't realize all the STRENGTHS my child has. Thank you.

- submitted by a parent

January 30, 2008
David Lubin is not only academically challenging for my son and fellow students, but the teachers & staff go above and beyond expectation to ensure success of each student. The school garden, the book faires, the festivals, the GATE program and the after school programs are a fantastic enrichment for our children. I couldnt be more satisfied with David Lubin. GO DINOSAURS!

- submitted by a parent

January 11, 2008
Qualified and concerned teachers. Real community support. Striving for improvement. Individual attention to all kids from the bus driver to the principal.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 07, 2007
David Lubin is a wonderful neighborhood school - definitely the best school in east sacramento. The teachers are so dedicated. Many have or had their own children attend David Lubin. There is a wonderful art teacher, a school garden, cooking in the classroom, an incredible library and librarian, and a fantastic after school academy. I feel very fortunate that my children can go to this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 29, 2007
We love David Lubin. The population is quite diverse, both ethnically and economically. High parent involvement. Extended day kindergarten is wonderful.

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September 28, 2007
I just love David Lubin. Our 17 year old went during the 90's and our 8 year old has been there for the last three years. The immersion GATE program is amazing and I love the diversity of the school. I just wish that the GATE programs were more diverse than they are. The teachers, administration and other parents are all very involved.

- submitted by a parent

December 01, 2005
Sound academic programs. Art classes on campus. After school music program, as well as in class. PE provided by specialist 2x per week. Parent involvement, high.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2005
Excellent immersion GATE program with split grade classes. Dedicated teaching staff with good morale. Good community support, high level of parent volunteer activity. Nice facility. Some behavioral problems with students bussed in from other communities. Principal has recently changed.

- submitted by a parent

March 15, 2005
The academic quality has fallen this year (possibly due to having no perm. Principle). As a parent, I know that I am no longer offering my time and effort to a school and school district that doesn't seem to care. The Arts Academy at David Lubin is wonderful. The kids really love having dance, musical instruction and plays to learn.

- submitted by a parent

January 10, 2005
The teachers at David Lubin are wonderful. There are many programs ranging from assistance for underprivlaged to advanced and supplemental programs for gifted students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 27, 2003
Even though this school is less than a mile from our home, we are not within the school's boundaries. When I attempted to enroll my son through intra-disctrict transfer so we could walk him to school, the principal told us she would refuse him. She told us that 'apartment children' went to Theodore Judah.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2003
This school has a very dedicated teacher population. There is a strong core of parents involved in the Parent Teacher Group who provide vital enrichment opportunities and in-class teacher's aids to work with small groups. I would highly recommend this school to everyone!

- submitted by a parent

June 12, 2003
The school is lacking in resource help. I had to constantly remind school staff that my child had a Section 504 & IEP on file and that they were not meeting those requirements. I was frustrated and after going to the principal to complain, felt like my child was then looked down upon by a teacher and he still did not receive the help which was requried in his IEP.

- submitted by a community member

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David Lubin Elementary School
3535 M Street, Sacramento, CA  95816
(916) 277-6271
Last modified David Lubin 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.
David Lubin Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top