I like that the parents and teachers are involved with the students and that this is in a good area but then with a strong PTA and everything why are the playgrounds in disrepair? Students are rushed out after 15 or so minutes of eating lunch. There have been some students that have done what is outlined as reason for suspension (it never happens) and when my child came home with a black eye I had no idea what happened but the school did and I guess didn't feel it was important to tell me. There was also an incident when a child (unsupervised ) fell on one of the playgrounds and was seriously injured but no one knew and I'm not sure how long they had to wait for help or anything. Everyday kids are playing and hanging out where they shouldn't be and with no adult supervision. Safety is another thing that I don't feel this school takes seriously as gates stay open/ unlocked and anyone can just wander on campus without a visitor badge or being questioned. It's almost as if they have the "that'll never happen to me" syndrome. Too bad the district no longer allows you to choose your school but instead you go to your neighborhood school and in this case we just have to settle.
Absolutely fabulous well rounded experience for both my children. Great sense of community, very inclusive, with 100% PTA enrollment for I don't know how many years in a row now! :) I think that alone speaks volumes. It is hard to create this environment anywhere else. The Moms and Dads really get involved and prioritize their children's education. The teachers and Mr Rousseau go above and beyond to create an enriching and nurturing environment. Wouldn't want to be anywhere else!
We debated a lot before sending our child to this neighborhood school. Let me tell you, we are very happy to have made the right decision . The school's motto & the dedication of the teachers & off-course the principal is amazing. Great parent involvement , strong PTA . Bottom line we have made the right choice for our child.
Los Alamitos Elementary School is a good public school. Teachers do their best with the limitations set by the local and state funding. Parent involvement is awesome, people in this neighborhood really care. Cons: I am not a big fan of the combo classes. Classes are a bit over crowded.
Los Alamitos is a really good school. All the kids there are friendly and the teachers are all really nice. There are a few cliques that think they're all that, but mostly everyone's nice there. The people who work in the office are really nice too, so I recommend going to Los Alamitos Elementary School.
It's true what you continue to read, the parents are heavily involved with students and staff. It is a great school but certainly not without flaws. With Kinders now joining the school for a full day, lunchtime can be tricky and even chaotic in a small cafeteria which runs in shifts. The school's annual walk-a-thon raises well over $100K yet, field trips have been compromised due to budget cuts.
We are very happy with this school! The staff, teachers, parents and parent involvement are amazing. They are all very supportive. Great PTA, 100% membership from the parents last year!
Los Alamitos has been a wonderful school for my first grader. I have seen him blossom with the nuturing, caring and academically bright teachers he has had so for for Kindergarten and First grade. His confidence is growing, his academics are top notch and everyone is very supportive. We moved to Almaden for the school system and we are not disappointed in the least!
Los Alamitos, have great teachers and everyone is extremely supportive. They have a strong PTA support.
The teachers are wonderful and the school has been recognized as a California Distinguished School again.
Los Alamitos has just been recognized as a California Distinguished School for the second time.
Los Alamitos is a wonderful school with an amazing curriculum!!! The teachers are absolutely supportive of each & every child! The students work so hard everday! Los Alamitos is the best school in the best community!!!
Los Alamitos provides well-rounded education to my son, a 2nd grader, who is academically smart but behind at motor and social skills. PTA supports various programs such as Project Cornerstone, Music, Accelerated Reader, Science Lab, Art Vista, and many events. The amazing part is high-level parents involvement. Many parents are willing to go far beyond care for their own children, which makes the team work perfectly. My son feels safe and happy in this school and learned more than just academics.
I have a first and second grader at Los Alamitos who can't wait to go to school everyday! My children together have had 5 teachers and every one of them has been supportive, creative, encouraging. The PTA is so strong with parental support that it is able to carry some of the programs cut by the school district and supports programs that assist the kids to be the best they can be, Cornerstone, Art Vista, Music, Accelerated Reader, Reading Lab, Science. I love Los Alamitos- 5 stars!
Ilike los alamitos school because the affective learning programs they use for the kids
Los Alamitos is the perfect combination of great academics, the arts, and a whole lot of loving from the staff, students, and community~
Blue Ribbon School, CA Distinguished School. The teachers are great and the kids seem very enthusiastic to learn
This school is a terrific school. We have such great teachers, wonderful music program, excellent parental support, and a good group of students.
Los Alamitos is a fantastic school. The teachers, staff, parents and children are friendly and strongly committed to creating the best possible learning environment. As our state continues to take money from the school budgets, the community at Los Alamitos rallies to come up with ways to help teachers deal with increased class sizes, and to preserve programs so important to a well-rounded education. We are thankful that our children have the opportunity to attend this amazing school.
This school does not have one teacher or parent that think 'I' or 'you,' it always has been an enviroment that says 'We' It feels like everyone on campus does their part to make this school thrive not only acedemically, but in areas of climate control, art, technology, and much much more. The teachers are amazing and encourage each child to do their own personal best. Parents feel welcomed and involved and that makes these learning experiences a wonderful one for everyone, especially the kids!!! Proud to be a parent here :)
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