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1415 East Fairhaven Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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(714) 997-6178
(714) 532-8073
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May 20, 2015
I am giving Fairhaven 2 stars not because it is a bad school but because of the closed minded parents who hinder the progression of this school. Granted there are some great teachers in with the no so great teachers but a school can not grow without everyone working together. The office staff is helpful and with the new principle change is slowly happening.

- submitted by a parent

February 26, 2015
This is one of worst schools.Alicia(secretary)is so rude.I would not recommened this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

June 10, 2014
It's a good school and some good teachers but some teachers get to involved in students and parents business to much. The secretary is very rude towards the parents she gives to much attitude. Also the secretary feels like if she was principal of the school and try's to do things that don't correspond to her and yells at the students way to much infront of the parents, which to me I feel it's very disrespectful.

- submitted by a community member

June 10, 2014
To begin with the secretary is very rude. To many absences from the principal and mostly the secretary is just bad (Alicia) she yells at the students way to much like if they were some kind of animals. And has no education or respect towards other parents. Therefore I believe the school as a whole will be better off if the secretary would go elsewhere because she causes to much problems between parents and teachers.

- submitted by a parent

January 09, 2013
the only reason why I gave Fairhaven 4 stars is because the Secretary is so RUDE , and no matter how much her behavior is brought up to the principal or the OCSD it does not change. She is also very loud to the kids while they are in their lunch break, I have been there when all this takes place there is no need to scream at the kids

- submitted by a parent

July 18, 2011
My child has really improved the last few years at Fairhaven. There were changes to the staff that helped this school. I would like to thank the teachers who have really improved the schools ranking. It would be nice to see more parents involved as well. One thing the school can improve on is the attitude of the head secretary, and the principal is condecending as well. Keep up the good work Fairhaven!

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
I like Fairhaven Elementary school i really the teacher that my son has

- submitted by a parent

March 27, 2006
Teachers work hard to promote student academic growth and learning. There are programs available during and after school to help students learn English

- submitted by a teacher

August 29, 2003
The teachers are both caring and trying very hard. They are led by an excellent principal and office staff. The school is no different than any typical school with students getting into trouble. The school has an excellent amount of resources with a well stocked library and a brand new computer lab with 32 new mac computers.

- submitted by a parent

July 10, 2003
my child goes to fairhaven and it's been down hill since.Staff is very rude and teachers are not helpfull to the kids at all.My child has cryed at school many times,and has reported to me that others have also cryed.Teachers are mean to the smaller kids.

- submitted by a parent

June 24, 2003
As a parent, Fairhaven has been the worst experience I've had in my child's academic life! Neither the principals or the teachers are interested in promoting children academically or socially. They're quick to reprimand and discipline, yet slow to encourage or congratulate. I am taking my child out of this school, and my heart breaks for those children who have to stay.

- submitted by a community member

May 17, 2003
Unfortunately, the majority of the teachers at this school do not seem to be incredibly invested in the academic and social progress of their students and do seem dedicated or concerned with the outcomes of their teaching and curriculum development. Many of the classrooms are not print rich environments and exude a 'negative' environment that does not seem compatable with learning. The students at the school are highly compable and it seems as though they have not been given the opportunity to shine because of the teachers lack of interest and dedication to teaching

- submitted by a community member
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Fairhaven Elementary School
1415 East Fairhaven Avenue, Santa Ana, CA  92705
(714) 997-6178
Last modified Fairhaven Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Fairhaven Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 14 reviews. Top