7
out of 10

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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 7
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SCORES ARE FROM 1 TO 10
5
Test scores for low-income students
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School leader:  Laura Bellofato
4431 Mount Herbert Avenue
San Diego, CA 92117

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(858) 268-1954
(858) 627-9289
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Best known for
"Building global citizens, small class size, family atmosphere"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Environmental, Humanities, Multiculturalism / Global...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Instrumental and theory music lessons...
  • Sports
    Fencing, PE classes
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46 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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4 STARS
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1 STAR
6

Recent Comments


Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · June 12, 2016
The families are front and center. Good citizenship is a big deal among the student body with Peace Patrol to stop bullying, and recycling programs and good citizen programs.

Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 12, 2016
We've been at this school for 3 years and have had a marvelous experience. It's about the families. Good solid families who care about their kids education pick this school because of the small town feel. Everyone knows everyone and we all look... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a community member · November 22, 2015
The amount of homework my son is getting for 4th grade is more than he used to do in the previous years but is precisely what he needed to be challenged academically. Also, this year they are learning to manage and plan their schedule and... more

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Submitted by a community member · November 22, 2015
What I love about John Muir School is the small size and the friendly and caring community. I know that in this school my son is growing academically and as a human being through the constant emphasis in understanding of how we are members of a... more

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About this school

Our small sizeTK-12 grade configuration promotes a family atmosphere in which students have many opportunities to be teachers and learners in multiple-grade groupings. Our Paidea seminars provide students with the tools to become creative critical thinkers and communicators, students learn to share their ideas and to listen to others in a respectful manner. Olympic Archery is our main sport (4-12), and we also offer robotics.

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Last modified: June 12, 2016
Last modified John Muir School is a Public school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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