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Students enrolled: 359
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333 East Walnut Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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(714) 836-9023
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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
August 06, 2015
Very effective. I also communicate with my daughters teacher via email. If I have any concerns, comments, questions. The teacher has always answer to them.

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August 06, 2015
My daughter loves it. She has learn so much her first year in kindergarten yet she also has been challenge. She is always eager to learn more. Also the PAH club which is the after school program has helped her even more. Come on a Kindergarten learning multiplication and division. Also the Drama/ Choir is amazing. My littler girl shined on the stage. Love it Love it!! I can easily communicate also with the staff , teachers either by call or email. Very please with the school. My Daughter can't wait to start 1st grade.

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August 18, 2014
EBC is a great school. My kids love going to this school. The teachers my kids have had have been great. Mrs. Nguyen got my daughter interested in reading since she was a 1st greader. Mr. Higgins has taught her to be so independent so that she is ready for Jr. High. Love all the staff there, when there is a problem they are always willing to help so that the children achieve their goals. I would recommend this school to anyone who has children.

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September 15, 2013
Best school on this side of the tracks. Does not have fancy frills or well-kept grounds as it is on a "charter" budget but the academics and behavior discipline for general elementary-level kids is up at par with more expensive private schools in the neighboring school districts. Love the idea of P.A.H. Club and all efforts by some especially caring teachers genuinely interested in helping kids succeed academically.

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August 20, 2013
This is the second year my child is at Ebc I love it there. It seems like everyone there likes what they do. I appreciate the principle Mr. Norton and Dr. Meyer all the office staff. There is a feeling of security, uniformity and high expectations for the students. They believe in their students and push them. I can't believe how many times I drove by that school I wish I would have found it sooner.

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August 08, 2013
the Principal and the person that over sees the PHA club are abusive, no communication skills with the parents. The staff lacks professionalism. The last principal was fired and the new one is as bad as the last one. They do not stend by there culture, mandatory meetings are repetitive and waist of time specially for the parents of kids that been there for couple years.

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October 29, 2012
Dear EBC Academy As a parent you want your child to have a great school experience and be motivated to go to class. I transferred my son To EBC 2 years ago and am blessed to have made that wonderful decision. The first year taught him to adapt and I was very pleased. My son has received that special attention from Ms. Calvio that keeps him focused and determined to learn. His whole attitude of school is now on a different level. Ms Calvio is wonderful teacher and deserves Teacher of the Year. I d like to thank EBC for choosing such a caring and devoted first grade teacher. Ebc has great staff, who want your child to succeed and want to bring children closer to the parents. Thank you EBC you are amazing . I fully recommend this school to any parent who wants the best education for their child.

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September 25, 2012
EBC Academy has been a pleasant experience for us. Especially for my daughter who went to a private kindergarten to a public one. I really like the quality of education my child is receiving. Also teachers know all the students by their names and make them feel special, I like the uniform policy. It is great to have everyone dress the same. Mr. Norton is a very good role model of a principal should be.

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September 24, 2010
EBC ROCKS!!! Thank you EBC for instilling my son's habits & ethics for school. I knew when we were at EBC that the school was very, very good school. But more important then anything else, its the habits & ethics that they taught my son. These habits will stay with him all thru his education & life. We had to move to Texas and my son shows all the that he was taught and habits he had learned at EBC. Even tho we're not at EBC he still calls himself a COUGAR!!! I wish I can find a school with the same type of dedication & drive as EBC has now. Moses Sepulona (my son) misses everyone at EBC! If I could shout out this review or tell my son's story of his education at EBC I truly would!!! Please keep up the great work!

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June 16, 2009
we will see you next year give your 100% all times thank you staff keep it up cougar

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May 20, 2009
I really love this school because I believe that every year for the staff is a new challenge. When my daughter first started in kindergarden she was straggling and now that she is finishing up 5th grade she has done so good. All believe that for the fast 5 years have been the greatest for her. She has learned so much and always keeping in mind that leadership and responsibility is always number 1. I am very happy with the curriculum at cole academy. Keep it up cougars !

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October 02, 2008
I think is very very very good school

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July 23, 2008
I have a child attending this school cince 1st grade....In the begining she was struggling, but with the support of her teacher she is now doing a lot better...The teachers in the school know how to encourage the children and also know how to make them feel special and good about themselves..Thank u to all the teachers and staff for making this year a good year for all the kids who attened and also for my child she loves and apperciates all of u..Especially mr. Zimmer thank you very much for believeing in my daughter...Submitted by sylvia vega-parent

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July 06, 2004
I love this school. I have a child that attended kinder as well as another that attended 3rd grade. The teachers go out of there way to make sure that each child is made to feel special. They put great emphisis on continuing education. This is an english only school which is very hard to find in this community. This school is great.

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Edward B. Cole Academy
333 East Walnut Street, Santa Ana, CA  92701
(714) 836-9023
Last modified Edward B. Cole Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Edward B. Cole Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top