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Edison Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 434 students

 

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Posted January 23, 2014

I feel so fortunate to have my children at Edison. Principal Orum is amazing and works tirelessly to make the school excellent in every way. She is also very open to hearing concerns and making changes as necessary. The new campus is state of the art. The teachers are dedicated to the students and are outstanding. There is a great sense of community and parent involvement. There is enormous diversity in the school. I also feel fortunate to have an elementary school that is tied to excellent middle and high schools, where my children can continue the immersion program through the 12th grade.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2013

Edison school is a wonderful and friendly small school providing immersion bilingual education in Spanish. The teachers have amazing enthusiasm and drive to give the children a quality bilingual education. The level of commitment is especially inspirational considering the modest pay of a public school teacher. (The only weak spot is the very occasional teacher who is not so much bad, but rather burnt out.) It is amazing that the children end up speaking fluent Spanish. However, make no mistake that for English speaking families, the bilingual education does not come without a fair amount of determination and commitment. However, our family thought the life long benefits of bilingual thought and cognition were well worth the effort. But be prepared for some confusing and arduous homework sessions! The community of parents are warm and welcoming. And the principal, Lori Orum, is the heart and soul of the school. An amazing woman. Edison is a fantastic school, equal to any public or private school in the nation.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2013

I don't understand what the school is trying to teach its students. The way they grade papers is not helpful to a young student's self Esteem. They give quizzes and tests that are only 4-7 problems. When my son made one simple mistake and one problem he didnt understand which make 2 wrong, he gets a D!!?Children are just starting to form an opinion about school And about what kind of student they are; this view of their self will carry them through the tougher Adolescent years. If they are a D student because of educators errors they won't feel they are competent enough to get through more difficult subjects ahead. Meanwhile as strict as it is in the classroom, there is fowl language, racism, and physical violence out on the playground, which I've been told by my sons, is ignored by the yard employees.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2013

Edison Elementary Language Academy is a great school. It is a dual immersion school where all the students learn to understand, read, write, and speak in both English and Spanish. It has a wonderfully diverse student body and huge parent involvement. It is a school of choice, so everyone who is there, is there because they want their child(ren) to have the benefits of a dual language program. My second grade daughter loves Edison. The teachers are wonderful and the principal is outstanding. Edison is so much more than simply a school. It is a community, filled with a wide array of families, teachers, and staff that are passionate and committed to providing all children with an academically rigorous and culturally stimulating school experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2010

The gift Edison gives our children cannot be measured - the mental flexibility to think in two different languages from kindergarten on. And the sense of community is wonderful.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 3, 2010

Our older son went to Edison as is in 6th grade at JAMS now. His Spanish is wonderful and he can read practically anything in English or Spanish. Our older son is in 1st grade and getting tremendous added value out of the bilingual curriculum. For both of them, learning in 2 languages has helped them refine listening skills and requires them to think more before they answer questions. Edison is a wonderful school with outstanding teachers.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 20, 2010

Just love what Edison is doing for my grandchildren.


Posted March 26, 2010

We LOVE Edison. My daughter is in 2nd grade and can read, write, and converse in Spanish, in spite of her parents not speaking the language at all. The community of staff, families and students is beautiful and dedicated to the goal of having a great education experience for all the children. Everyone here feels lucky to be here. The principal is the very best, she is an amazing communicator and you can see her pride in the school and children at every event, because she attends them all.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 16, 2009

The school has a Spanish-immersion program that has the students speaking Spanish in a few short months. It's incredible. The principal is excellent and the overall community is the best!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2009

I volunteer here and i love this school, the kids are great and the staff is friendly and very disciplinary when they have to be to make sure the students are able to learn without any interruptions. Its a multi-cultural school with mostly free or reduced lunch students but everyone tries to get involved when they are able to do so


Posted November 1, 2008

We have two children at the school, and they are very different. Both, however, are exceedingly happy to go to Edison every morning. The dedication of the teachers is immense, and the Principal is, I think, the strongest in the District. Our scores reflect that. Though a small school, it is intensely diverse, something we are very thankful for.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 1, 2008

I think Edison is an outstanding school. Our principal is a wonderful caring leader and the community is fabulous. Furthermore, the teachers are life-long learners that model a great attitude toward second language acquisition and learning. I am vey happy that my daughter attends this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2008

Edison is the best think that has happened to my family, we are traveling to Spain this summer since my Kinder and 1st grade kids can already converse comfortably in Spanish. The teachers are amazing and truly love the children. It feels like a family. We have been given extra help in areas we need as well.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2008

This school is a model for all schools in America. All graduates leave the school speaking two languages perfectly, they learn about other cultures outside of the United States. In an increasingly globalized world, all American parents should be trying to teach their children about other cultures. It's only shortfall are the standardized tests that are, unfortunately, a requisite of California public schools curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 12, 2008

A great school that gets better every year! Principal Orum is a wonderful, bringing out the best in everyone. My 1st grade daughter has loved her teachers and can read well in both English and Spanish. The campus is a warm and inviting space - everyone seems to know everyone! As far as test scores are concerned, compare us by demographic groups and we areas measure up to all the other Santa Monica schools in our district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 6, 2008

Edison is one of the most family friendly schools I have been to. Due to its size you can get to know nearly everyone that walks through its doors. As a parent I have met lifelong friends with parents and teachers. Thank you for your awesome experience for me and my formal preschool daughter.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2007

This is a fantastic school for both English and Spanish speaking children. We have seen the school evolve over the past two years under the new Principal, going from a good program to a fantastic one. For anyone who values the effects of learning a second language, as well as naturally-occurring diversity, this is the perfect school. Since it is a school of choice, all the families who are there want to be there, and that makes a tremendous difference in the commitment to the program. Of the families who came and then left, many of them were clearly not comfortable with the wide diversity of the community. For those who value that as well as an excellent teaching staff and a thoughtful, thorough program, it is a unique and wonderful place. We count ourselves very lucky to have gotten in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 23, 2007

Edison is a quality institution. I sent my older child from kinder through fifth grade at Grant Elementary, which was a fine school, but my experience with my second child here at Edison far superior. Because this is a school of choice, there is a much greater cohesion among the parents here than at many other schools. The academic instruction is excellent, although there are greater challenges for kids learning in two languages, but there is excellent support for parents of both English and Spanish learners. The music programs in Santa Monica are excellent, but our children also have opportunities to learn traditional Latin American music and dances, as well as theater that incorporates Latin Cultural themes and traditions. Our children learn to respect and value each others cultural traditions in ways that are far more apparent then at many other schools in this community. We Love it
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 14, 2007

Our experience in this school has been a disappointment. The quality of its academic programs are very poor. We thought that a Immersion Program was the best education for our child, we were so wrong. There is no balance in the structure of how Spanish and English is divided. Most of all our children safety is their last priority. I do not recommend this school for anyone that is in their right mind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 17, 2006

Dual immersion program English/Spanish, wonderful program. Great principal! Music in Santa Monica starts at 4th grade. Parent involvement is high for those parents that have the money to stay at home.
—Submitted by a parent


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API score

884

Change from
2012 to 2013

-3

API Statewide Rank
(2012)

8 / 10

API Similar Schools Rank (2012)

8 / 10


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API score

884

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Change from
2012 to 2013

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API Statewide Rank (2012)
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English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 56% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
57%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 46% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
50%
Math

The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
79%

2010

 
 
66%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 65% in 2013.

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
83%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
96%
Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

63 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
91%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 60% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2013.

69 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
77%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students54%
Females53%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino45%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)82%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Non-economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability53%
English learner28%
Fluent-English proficient and English only67%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)33%
Parent education - college graduate80%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate63%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students75%
Females68%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino69%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)94%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Non-economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability75%
English learner56%
Fluent-English proficient and English only84%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)67%
Parent education - college graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate83%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students50%
Females46%
Males55%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino43%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)77%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Non-economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability49%
English learner27%
Fluent-English proficient and English only63%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate21%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate50%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state58%

Math

All Students83%
Females80%
Males85%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)93%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Non-economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability81%
English learner88%
Fluent-English proficient and English only80%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduate79%
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate75%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to state95%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students83%
Females81%
Males83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino79%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability84%
English learner61%
Fluent-English proficient and English only95%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate90%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students82%
Females84%
Males81%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)91%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Non-economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability84%
English learner70%
Fluent-English proficient and English only90%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talentedn/a
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)82%
Parent education - college graduate93%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate95%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

English Language Arts

All Students88%
Females94%
Males84%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged79%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learner71%
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate94%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Math

All Students86%
Females91%
Males83%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino80%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Non-economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability91%
English learner63%
Fluent-English proficient and English only93%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate94%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate92%
Parent education - declined to staten/a

Science

All Students93%
Females94%
Males92%
African Americann/a
Asiann/a
Filipinon/a
Hispanic or Latino91%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiiann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
Samoann/a
Other Pacific Islandern/a
White (not Hispanic)100%
Economically disadvantaged93%
Non-economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilityn/a
Students with no reported disability94%
English learner79%
Fluent-English proficient and English only96%
Migrant educationn/a
Gifted and talented100%
Parent education - not a high school graduaten/a
Parent education - high school graduaten/a
Parent education - some college (includes AA degree)n/a
Parent education - college graduate100%
Parent education - graduate school/post graduate88%
Parent education - declined to staten/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the California Department of Education; if there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: California Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 72% 51%
White 21% 27%
Black 3% 7%
Asian 2% 11%
Two or more races 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 50%N/A54%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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Awards

Academic awards received in the past 3 years
  • Title I Academic Achievement Award (2007)
  • Title I Academic Achievement Award (2006)
  • CABE Seal of Excellence - 1997

Special education / special needs

Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments

Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing and written arts
  • Dance
  • Drama

Language learning

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered
  • Spanish
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
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School basics

School start time
  • 8:15 a.m.
School end time
  • 2:45 a.m.
Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • After school
  • Before school
School Leader's name
  • Lori Orum
Fax number
  • (310) 449-1250

Programs

Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • Spanish
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students
  • Specific learning disabilities
  • Speech and language impairments
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • None
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  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

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  • Choir / Chorus
  • Orchestra
Performing arts
  • Dance
  • Drama
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Parent involvement
  • Very active parent community. we ask for at least 20 volunteer hours per year from each parent and 80% of parents meet that goal. large numbers of parents volunteer in classrooms. the pta and elac are very active and meet regularly. parents organize several major cultural festivals and fundraising events each year. site council meets regularly to help develop the school plan and monitor its implementation.
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John Adams Middle School
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2425 Kansas Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 828-0335

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