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K-5
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San Diego, CA
 

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10340 San Ramon Drive
San Diego, CA 92126

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(858) 271-0410
(858) 578-6822
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March 31, 2015
I sent my kids here because we came to a new military base and this is where we were assigned. The school is what you make of it. SOME of the teachers are great. I think the vice principal (she will be the principal next year) is extremely rude and not a people person. They also need to figure something out when it comes to parking so parents can walk their kids in without parking blocks away. The drop off/pick up zone is a big joke. The people running it think they are police officers, threaten people and over step their boundaries all the time.

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February 16, 2015
Special needs students in my case do not have the opportunity to grow in this school. On the east coast my son was allotted much more induvidualized learning. I have seen improvement in math but decline in reading and writing. Very disappointed and attempting to research other options before he is too far behind to self correct. we have our IEP meeting tomorrow but I hear bad things about the level of helpfulness and professionalism shown with the IEP meeting. My son has dropped knowledge of more then half of his sight words and several letters on the reading scale just in the few months since we first arrived. There is either not enough manning to support the school or not enough effort and attention.

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September 18, 2014
Special Needs Students STAY AWAY from this School!! I am having one of the worst experiences of my life in this School started by my Child's IEP Not being met, and the Principal screaming at me, because my Child does not "Just deal with his issues on his own" and criticize my Parenting skills.. Please please stay away from this school, I am going through terrible moments.

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October 30, 2013
Mason Elementary is a great school, the staff is so friendly and helpful, the kids seem to strive and flourish in the atmosphere the staff has created. They have the best afterschool programs the even have a martial arts class there. Best school ever

- submitted by a community member

May 22, 2013
Love the den meetings and military family- friendly atmosphere!! This school is excellent for math skills!

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October 19, 2012
if you have a special needs child DO NOT ENROLL THEM HERE! My child gets homework that is way over her head, she is in second grade and has kindergarten level reading and they still dont work with her on that. Everything is math, math ,math. If you show concern about your child they are very rude. They do not listen or care about what the parent has to say at an iep meeting... the list goes on. This has been so stressful i am considering pulling my child out and home schooling her . I have never seen a school that finds the children and their parents to be irritating, but this one does. Hopefully i can get her into a different school for next year.

- submitted by a parent

October 17, 2012
I have three children that attend this school. From what i've seen there is a problem with bullying. When I addressed a issue about what has been going on with my child, she was very rude and cold. During an IEP meeting for my child she decided to play on her IPAD then try to come up with solutions to assist the team. I would not recommend children with special needs attend this school. The school is all about the money and not about the needs of the children.

- submitted by a parent

May 27, 2010
The post from May 4th is disturbing to me! I have two kids attending the school for the last two and a half years and have had an enlightening experience at Mason. My third grader has weekly spelling tests, and yes, she brings home plenty of homework in multiple subjec areas. FYI There are several programs available for extra help...I guess you just have to ask! We have been given science and reading books for free, as well as computer software to help supplement lessons. My kindergartener has an amazing teacher and has steadily progressed throughout the year. Mason is an ideal environment for your child to learn and to THRIVE! The campus security has been tighter than previous years and I appreciate that. We will miss it when we PCS.

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May 07, 2010
I am happy with this school. The teachers are excellent, the staff is top notch. I have no complaints about this school, I consider my family fortunate that my 2 children go there.

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May 04, 2010
First of all they have no spelling tests at all and the only homework my son brings home is math homework . They have no reading classes for those who need a little help. My son will be behind his other classmates when we return to the east coast. I have never seen any books for science or history and he is in the 3rd grade.

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October 06, 2009
The staff is wonderful from principal to staff to after school care. My first child attended Mason and now my second...my third child will definitely be attending Mason as well when he's ready!

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December 04, 2008
I moved my daughter from Walker Elementary School to Mason Elementary school this year. My daughter is doing a lot better in 3rd grade now as she was almost failing 2nd grade. Her teacher Mrs. Martinez is fabulous and I have already seen vast improvemebts in my daughters school performance. Thank you Mason for having such a great principal and teachers who really care.

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September 18, 2008
If you have a child with special needs or that receives special education services, I would not recommend Mason elementary. The principle does what is best for the school as a whole and ignores the individual needs of these precious children. You must be a strong advocate and be willing to fight for what should be automatically given! I am so sorry I chose Mason elementary for my son. The Teaches however are very good, kind and caring. I do have a child in 4th grade and she seems to be doing fabulously! Of course, she has no special needs! Unfortunately the special ed services lack and so does the principal!

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September 10, 2008
Teachers there could afford to be a little more proactive without the principles instructions to do so.

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September 03, 2008
Good school, better than average. The teachers are professionals, attentive to individual student needs.

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June 19, 2008
We love this school. Our son has thrived in both kindergarten and first grade. They host many fundrasiers, and involve the parents as much as possible. I am very pleased with this school!

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November 05, 2007
We are a military family in this area. Mason has been great. The teachers are awesome and really work with you. They help students who are in unique circumstances (dealing with frequent deployments or TADs) and help our children to grow and understand and be tolerant of others.

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January 15, 2006
Diversity...good programs Teachers care

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January 12, 2006
I am very satisfied with Mason Elementary.The teachers and staff are very much involved with the childrens education and well being. I am always helping out with my sons classroom.That way I get to see how his teacher teaches the class, and I get to help other students as well.My son's teacher is fantastic.She understands my son, and helps him with his behavior challenges. If you are looking for a school in Mira Mesa, Mason is a good one to choose..

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April 11, 2005
I think that the school is great, the teachers top notch, but my experience with the principal has been awful.

- submitted by a teacher

February 16, 2005
Great school with many activities and teachers meet to discuss how to improve academics on a weekly basis.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2005
My children's teacher have been excellent! I give top marks to the principal and vice principal. Even with a large student body, they have been extremely proactive making sure individual students needs are met. There is very low level of parent involvement in the PTA. The same dedicated core parents do all the volunteering year after year. One third of the families are military families so the student body is always in flux. This is a benefit because the children are more open to making new friends and there is less evidence of cliques. Not much extracurricular activities except the ability to sign up to learn an instrument in fourth grade.

- submitted by a parent

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Mason Elementary School
10340 San Ramon Drive, San Diego, CA  92126
(858) 271-0410
Last modified Mason Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5
Mason Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top