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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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- a parent
Overall, it's a great school with teachers and staff who care a lot about their students. I appreciate how they go above and beyond. The only downsides are that they don't do holiday performances like other schools and many of the 'mom''s at the school are very clique-y. It feels like high school at times. If you plan on being heavily involved with the parent association or just talk with them, be prepared for a very immature atmosphere.



- a parent
Great school , Great teachers, All friendly and in five years we have never had a problem.


Develops character: Strongly disagree


- a parent
The teachers I have encountered have been awful and the principal only backs his teachers not his students.



- a parent
My daughter had a terrible experience at this school with a teacher bullying her. I wound up not sending both my son and daughter for a year. I sent my son back this year and now he is being harassed by his teacher. San Diego Unified School District definitely lacks good quality teachers.



- a parent
WE LOVE CHESTERTON! It was our first year here after transferring from Florida. The teachers are amazing, office staff is extremely friendly, and my children just love their Principal, Mr. Deridge. The PTA is very involved in all of the schools activities. More parents should get involved! I know I will!




- a parent
Thanks for he support for my family and children. My son is loving the academics that is provided and the interaction from the teachers.



- a parent
My children love this school! In every school it has it's tidbits as a parent we might not like, but academically this school is phenomenal! The staff is very nice in the office as well as our cross walk gaurs! The teachers are wonderful and really focus on getting your child to strive to where they need to be. It helps when the children get noticed for there work and abilities by having an award ceremony. With there new principal Mr. Deridge he overtakes the school with great pride just like Mr. Delute had done! This school has kept a good rep. And am a proud parent of the Chesterton cheetahs! For a San Diego school near the ghettos you can't beat this school! Excellent excellent!



- a parent
Wonderful school!! Mrs. daLuz is an amazing teacher & Mr. Delute is a very involved principal! This is my son's 3rd elementary school & without a doubt the best!




- a community member
When I was in second grade, the teacher never once spoke to me. And in third grade , the teacher only spoke to me once to take my pencils away. I know this was the past and maybe the school has improved, but I had to take it out of my chest. Now, I am a parent.



- a parent
My son is in 2nd grade and has the best teacher. She is always ready to help and really shows interest in the children. I wish I could have her teach him next year and so forth. My daughter starts K this year and I am sure things will be just as wonderful. My only issue is the cafeteria food options. Hopefully the more parents who go to the school food board we can make postive changes. They serve mozzeralla breadsticks which is not filling and my son would come home hungry so he started to make lunches.

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Last modified Chesterton Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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