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K-4
Public charter
Tracy, CA
Students enrolled: 338
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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51 East Beverly Place
Tracy, CA 95376

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(209) 831-5240
(209) 831-5243
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August 18, 2011
My student has been attending PCS for 2 years now and I love it. What an amazing and effective way to education. I love the fact that the school can take what the state tells them to learn and go about it in an engaging way. My students comes home everyday loving his teachers and we enjoy the constant communication - bad and good. Why are there not more school like this?!?

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2011
This school seems to be struggling lately between providing a quality education and politics. Over the last two years, we have really been discouraged by the lack of kindness and professionalism by the registrar, and office staff. In addition, the quality of education is lacking because it appears that most of the incoming students (mostly from Tracy Unified School District, do not speak English. And this DOES take its toll on other English speaking children. It does hold them back. I must note, check out the API scores from 2009 - 2010... down 16 points for Primary Charter. That's a lot which obviously shows that something "wrong" is happening with this school. Discovery STAR testing is also upsetting.... worse than Jefferson school District. What is happening with these schools? I pulled my children out of Hawkins and put them in Primary and Discovery. Well, this year, I am taking them out. I can't express enough how disappointed I am in these schools. And for all of you who will argue, just look at the scores. Facts don't lie.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2011
I cannot imagine my 4 children going to another school. After moving from San Jose, I thought I would never again find a school that truly cares about each child and the education they are getting. After 3 failed other Tracy schools, we fould TLC and would not have it any other way. it is a k-12 school and puts children first. It works on each childs ability and not a class ability. One of my chilfren is on the 4th grade but doing 7th grade work.. amazing.... love this school

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2011
This school seems great until you look more closer! It has gone downhill the past couple years. Excellent teachers are being let go for no good reason. I have seen the best teachers being fired while teachers who, quite frankly, can not teach basic math are still there! Test scores dropped last year and I guarantee they will drop again.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2010
I am proud for my child to be student of this school. When he first transferred he struggled the first couple of months to adjust to a new school. The teachers went above and beyond help my child succeed. They offered before and after school tutoring at no cost. The provide me with weekly updates as to his progress. Provided us with fun learning websites and math packages we can do together with our child to encourage his progress. I feel blessed to have been given this opportunity for our child to attend this great school.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2009
We love this school! We have two children in the school already and are looking forward to our third one entering Kindergarden this Fall. The teachers are very involved and the additional hours spent in school each day allows for adequate learning and achievement. We thoroughly recommend this school, but please note that there is a waiting list!

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2009
I work in IT and nowadays we are big on 'User Experience' when it comes to our software. If there is a similar concept in Education, I would say Primary Charter School provides the best 'Student Experience' and Parent Experience when dealing with schools. This school is great! I moved my daughter from a private school to this school. We have no regrets. This school has a solid academic track, the program brings out the best curiosity, participation and enthusiasm from the kids. My daughter is so excited to tell me all the things they are doing in school. The teachers are caring, excellent teaching 'performance', keeps in constant communication with parents by email and with daily journals whic parents review and sign. The Principal provides a clear Vision for the school and parents. We are very happy with this school! They make Happy students and happy students perform well!

- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2008
This is an excellent school and has a lot of parent and teacher involvement. I get a call on weekends from my 4th grader's teacher informing us how good she did in her math and vocabulary tests. I am very happy with the teachers and the staff at the Primary Charter School.

- submitted by a parent
December 08, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2007
I feel that this is a good school. I have seen a tremendous improvement in my child academically. He now actually likes going to school and learning. They expose them to many different things and make learning fun. Parents are encouraged to work in the classroom or in any capacity to help the school. I think that it only helps the learning of the students. The class sizes are small and the teachers are always engaged with parents via written note or email or verbal conversation on the progress of their students. While they don't have sports programs for the primary school. I think they do a good job of covering all other areas of my child academic success.

- submitted by a parent
November 04, 2005
We love this school. My son has learned an increadable amount just in his first few months of kindergarden. There is PE, art classes and he is learning how to play the recorder. Excellent teachers. Parents are required to volunteer time, therefore most children have involved parents. Children are very well behaved and rewarded for good behavior. Primary Charter is a wonderfull enviornment for children to learn. I feel our son is recieving one of the best educations that can be offered.

- submitted by a parent
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Primary Charter School
51 East Beverly Place, Tracy, CA  95376
(209) 831-5240
Last modified Primary Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-4. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Primary Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top