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K-6
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Santa Rosa, CA
Students enrolled: 457
 

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1711 Bryden Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

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(707) 528-3240
(707) 522-3249
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July 22, 2013
Assessment of the k-6 Proctor Terrace Experience - D. It starts with the Principal as the leader. He was very aloof & did little to engage with the students & parents. The teachers with few exceptions focused on the "top performers" often disregarding questions and concerns expressed by students and parents alike. The school also embraced a "cast" system which relates to a well-off & traditional family. If you have an alternative family situation, you don't fit the PT profile and are not embraced as part of the PT family. There was the typical amount of issues with kids and group's which is to be expected and normal. However, when Teacher engage in a form of Bullying and Targeting Kid's through a number of tactic's which include dismissive response to questions / concerns / issues, penalizing a child for not fitting in, and a lack of awareness of a child's commitments in other school sanctioned activities that conflict with poor planned special events leading to the child being targeted and called out because they couldn't make a practice due to a pre-schedule event like a game. Those examples are totally unacceptable and a form of Bullying.

- submitted by a parent

July 21, 2013
I went to this school. The teachers were nice but the principal was really scary. Also the food is disgusting. One time the milk was recalled due to the expiration date. Also this school follows the class system in my opinion With the popular kids and the loners and the weirdos.i mean like it's average. The teachers are fantastic. A normal public school. There wasnt enough P.E though. We only did p.e like once every month. The scores are good though. But I didn't like it very much. Oh and the classes are very very very loud. Like you would not believe. If you have a quiet and good kid they might come home stressed because the teacher help in the class all day due to noise.overall I give this school a 6 maybe a 7. I'd rather have gone to hidden valley or mark west. And after reading what the parents say i think they don't know how different this generation handles elementary school.

- submitted by a community member

December 08, 2012
I went to this school last year Kindergarden- 6 grade all the teackers are great and all you events are even greater!! Now I'm going to Santa Rosa middle school 7th grade.

- submitted by a community member

October 15, 2012
This is a wonderful school full of diverse and kind children. I have been an active parent volunteer at this school for 6 years. I have experience working with the students, families, staff, teachers and the principle. All are dedicated, respectful and committed to not only a great academic experience but giving the students an enriching experience both in the arts, music, and science. The after school enrichment is fantastic. We have Lego robotics, Lego engineering, art, guitar, chorus, band, Spanish, tennis, volleyball, basketball ETC! The parents and teachers give and give ~ no one is left out. The PTA funds and supports all students, especially those that may not be able to afford to participate. The PTA is constantly having free events such as Movie Nights, School Dances, Tigerfest Carnival, etc. Socio-economics is not a factor here; every child is treated equally and given the best opportunities the school community can afford. The PTA funds a whooping 78K worth of activities for the teachers and students a year!!

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2012
I think Proctor Terrace is a great school! The teachers and parents really make this a wonderful place to send our kids. There is so much parental involvement, from so many socioeconomic backgrounds. You can really feel that people care in their children s education. The afterschool enrichment programs are pretty darn good too! They are starting a Spanish class this year which should be an amazing addition! The walkathon this year was another huge success and we loved being a part of it. What can I say? I love this school!

- submitted by a parent

June 15, 2011
This is a wonderful school my daughter loves it and has grown so much not only academically but in her shyness as well. Great teachers and other staff

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2011
I am sure the school is good if not better then a lot of failing SR city schools, however It sits directly on the St. Andreas fault line. The principal seems full of himself and their after school programs and daycare....lets just say there are better options outside the district. Do your research before believing all the hype. SR city district is a nightmare to deal with as well.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2010
This school has a wonderful combination of teachers, staff and parents who make me excited that my child goes there.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2010
If your child doesn't fit into their perfect mold they are treated very poorly and even given up on. Some teachers are good, but the principal is not very personable. Children aren't uplifted by this school, rather shamed into behaving.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 16, 2010
After volunteering there for a number of years in a Special Day Class, I am still considered an honorary part of the school, even though I do not have time to spend there very often!

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2010
Great school!!! Great Teachers!!! THEY ARE FABULOUS!!!! The principle...could use some patience with kids and staff...and not yell at the kids....and be more personal with parents. Great parent involvement, but I agree if you are low income going to this school as a parent you will be left out and looked down on.

- submitted by a parent

December 10, 2009
I have very mixed feelings about this school. Acedemically it's wonderful. The poarent participation is also wonderful. The part that bothers me is that if you are a low income family attending this school you may feel a little left out

- submitted by a parent

October 07, 2009
The parent participation is awesome!!! And the teachers rock!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 06, 2009
Because they are very family oriented and we have a great group of teachers!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 06, 2009
This school has great teachers and parents!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 05, 2009
Our school is filled with amazing children, teachers, parents, enrichment programs, technology, sports, music and so much more! We are very fortunate!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 05, 2009
The parents and students are the best!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 07, 2009
My grand daughter loves going to school. She loves her 4th grade teacher and enjoys reading and math.

- submitted by a community member

August 19, 2009
Great School, Great Teachers and Staff. I grew up in Santa Rosa and now my children get to experience the wonderful atmosphere that helped shapemy life.

- submitted by a parent

October 16, 2008
I am a grandparent of a child in kindergarten at Proctor Terrace. I am pleased that my grandaughter is thrilled to go to school each day. Her teacher has taken time to share thanks for books I have sent to the children. Attitude is everything, and if our kindergarten children are not met with success at their developmental level, children are often turned off to school in the early years. I am thankful that I see positive results in my grand daugher's attitude toward school!

- submitted by a community member

August 22, 2008
Proctor Terrace places great emphasis on conformity and competitive parenting. There is litle room for kids who are outside of the box. It is a very artificial and superficial environment more intent on looking good than teaching children to think and create.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 16, 2008
Proctor Terrace has a principal dedicated to its students and staff,teachers ready to go the 'extra mile' for their classes and parent involvment that I wish every school could have.Afterschool enrichment,sports and an afterschool program that offers parents a safe and affordable place to safeguard their children.Not quite perfect but pretty close to it

- submitted by a parent

January 26, 2006
This is my son's third year at Proctor Terrace, and is in the 4th grade. The parent involvement is fabulous and has created many extra-curriclar activites at the school. Such as a girls' and boys' basketball teams, music program, periodic chess club, and afternoon care. I believe the teachers are very motivated. We've been very happy with Proctor Terrace.

- submitted by a parent

January 11, 2006
This is our first year in elementary school with our oldest son and we love Proctor Terrace! The curriculum seems appropriate for his age level (kindergarten is more academic than it was when we were kids); he is learning a ton. The whole school has a special program for social awareness that I am impressed with; conflict resolution, effective communication skills, and self esteem building that the kids really need. The school is building its extracurricular programs to include more after school sports, but also has an established computer science program as well as music and art. These we will be able to participate in when our son is a bit older. Parent involvement is extremely impressive, school events are very well planned and attended. There is a great network of parents whom we have met already and the PTA is very strong. We love this school and highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2005
We have mixed feelings about sending our child to Proctor Terrace. Last year the instructor was so busy that she was rarely available to speak with us after class. We pulled our child out of the after school daycare part way through the first semester because she was picked on so much. Far too many children and not enough staff or structure. On the bright side, the teachers are very dedicated and experienced, the parents are very involved, and each class has different 'life skills' they focus on each month so the children can learn to be good citizens. A good school compared to some others in our area.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2005
This school has fantastic educational standards and an abundance of programs. The parent and community involvement is very commendable. For their academic standards they are highly coveted and recommended, but unfortunately interdistrict transfer students are not viewed fondly by other parents that reside in the district. However the teachers we have encountered are not at all biased regarding these students. The exposure to a wide array of ideas and cultural issues in the curriculum is refreshing. The 'Passport Day' event is such a fun and exhilirating learning experience for the children, as well as the parent volunteers. The onsite after-school program is well staffed and very popular.

- submitted by a parent

November 23, 2004
While this school rates better than most schools in our school district and the teachers are great, class size is huge with most upper elementary classes having over 31 students. Some classes are split into combo. classes which is very difficult for the instructor and I believe it negatively affects the quality of education. The school spirit and special events are very motivating for the students and overall most families seem educated and involved. The aftercare program (daycare) does not offer enough supervision and the only afterschool program is band.

- submitted by a parent

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Proctor Terrace Elementary School
1711 Bryden Lane, Santa Rosa, CA  95404
(707) 528-3240
Last modified Proctor Terrace 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.
Proctor Terrace Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. Top