9
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Schools serving similar student populations most often got a: 9
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School leader:  Jon Centofranchi
2120 San Diego Avenue
San Diego, CA 92110

School website
(619) 574-6225
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Best known for
"K-8 Project-Based Learning with Focus on Music, Math, Science, and Robotics."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    None, Accessible via public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Mathematics, Music, Science, Technology
  • Arts
    Graphics, Chamber music, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Spanish
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128 reviews

Community rating

How would you rate your experience at this school?

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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · June 29, 2016
We are going into our 3rd year at OTA and have had a wonderful experience so far. My husband and I have spent time looking at both public and private schools trying to make sure we have the best school for our child. We are convinced there is no... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · June 29, 2016
The kids at OTA are respectful and kind. I love how the kids know each other across grade levels and that the 6th, 7th and 8th graders are always saying hi and are helping out the younger kids. There is a lot of support for the younger children... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a parent · June 29, 2016
My child is only in first grade and there has been just a little homework and reading at night is encouraged. Each quarter there is a project that is done at home. Seems like a good fit for first grade.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · June 29, 2016
We have been very fortunate to have a wonderful kindergarten and first grade teacher. Can't imagine better teachers! My son's response each and every day to how was school was "it was amazing!". The science teacher is also the best!

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Last modified: June 29, 2016
Last modified Old Town Academy K-8 Charter is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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