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San Jose, CA
Students enrolled: 376

3 stars
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Laurelwood Elementary School 2

Posted January 07, 2014
- a parent
The school was visited by a woman's group that misguided children into speaking about their personal relationships with their parents and siblings at home. These groups try and build trust by telling silly stories, amusing the children. Then they ask personal family questions trying to coheres a response. The most important lesson my child learned was to not trust adults outside of his family, but that is the world we live in. They did send home an extremely vague permission letter misleading parents to believe no such actions would be taking place and it was purely educational.

Laurelwood Elementary School 5

Posted February 24, 2012
- a community member
This school may not have good lunch but the friends you make there are very nice and supportive. I am currently attending this school and next school year will miss it. I don't want to move on because I will be missing my friends. I've been at this school since Kindergarten and every year I love meeting new people. All kids at this school have different taste. In Laurelwood it's such a diverse community. We have been nomimated for the California Distinguished Schools reward. This is a very big honor and we always try our best to get our grades up. The class size may be too large but the teachers handle it very well. Every student is always there to support one another.

Laurelwood Elementary School 3

Posted June 06, 2011
- a parent
I really admire the teachers at this school. They work hard even though the class sizes are large, and the academic curriculum is fast-paced. The only complaint I have is the bullying (both from boys and girls) at the school.

Laurelwood Elementary School 5

Posted September 29, 2010
- a parent
My child used to go to private school and once I realized the level of education at Laurelwood was much higher than the private school that my child was attending, I immeditely set to find out more. The teachers at the school are exceptionally great, friendly, dedicated, and take serious concern over their students well-being on an acedemic level as well as on a personal level. I see how much my child now enjoys school and how much the child enjoys doing homework or playing school. Also, every single day, I see how much new materials my child has learned. I am really happy with Laurelwood and wished that my child had been attending this school since Kindergargen instead. Thank you Laurelwood, keep up the great work! Also, the school managed to improve their API score tremendously working towards excellence! Thank you to all the school teachers and staffs and parents!

Laurelwood Elementary School
no rating

Posted November 25, 2009
- a parent
This school is great. The teachers are fantastic. My kids are challenged but still love going to school. It is too bad the district swapped out the principal. The new one just doesn't seem to care very much about the school. It appears that they put her in so that they can quietly set the school up to be closed down to save some money. She won't put up much of a fight.

Laurelwood Elementary School 1

Posted September 15, 2009
- a parent
The new principal does not interact with the kids, nor does she attend all of the wonderful family activities that the school puts on. It is very uncommon to spot the principal walking around campus or getting involved in any way. Other than that, the school is very good.

Laurelwood Elementary School 5

Posted August 09, 2009
- a parent
This is the best elementary school Ive ever seen my daughter just finished kinder. And is now going to first and I have nothing bad to say.

Laurelwood Elementary School
no rating

Posted July 18, 2009
- a parent
This school offers a secure and safe place for my children to learn and grow. I have been extremely pleased with the staff and her accomplishments !!

Laurelwood Elementary School 1

Posted November 21, 2008
- a parent
The new principal is bad with the kids. She holes up in her ivory tower and doles out discipline. I will be moving my child to Cadwallader next year.

Laurelwood Elementary School
no rating

Posted June 08, 2007
- a parent
The kids are like one big family. They all knoe eachother well. Students and parents actively participate in special engagements.

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Laurelwood Elementary School
4280 Partridge Drive, San Jose, CA  95121
(408) 270-4983
Last modified Laurelwood Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Laurelwood Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top