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31100 Fredi Street
Union City, CA 94587

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(510) 471-1039
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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
October 26, 2015
Any child that is attending the Special Education Classes at Alvarado Elementary and especially for K to 1 grade which would be Mani Allen. I recommend getting your kid out as soon as possible. Very dishonest teacher!

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2014
My kid has been attending this school for 2 years and there is a lack of focus on academics as far as I can see. The reason why I say this is because since she has been receiving outside help, there was such a BIG difference in her learning. She learned quickly from the outside services than the school.

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2013
Alvarado lacks Academic incompetence, When it comes to the best interest of the children. I really expected more from this school, as far as the individual focus of the children. This school needs to focus more on the children and not the Academic Standards. The teachers also lack incompetence when it comes to mastering the skill of each individual students learning styles and techniques.

- submitted by a parent

October 15, 2011
The Principal and the teachers are helpful and friendly. This is one of the oldest schools in the district. It is centrally located and is right next to the Middle school. Alvarado Elementary has been steadily increasing its scores. For parents who are leaving for greener pastures, it may well, prove you wrong !!

- submitted by a parent

June 22, 2009
Alvarado school has taught me so much and the principle is really funny and Alvarado has great teachers and staff.

- submitted by a student

June 21, 2009
I love the diversity of the students. The teachers are amazing. My child attends this school and we both have been very happy. Not many teachers enroll their own children in the schools they teach at, so that says a lot...!

- submitted by a teacher

April 03, 2009
Love the teachers and staff. It's too small a school for the number of students who attend.

- submitted by a parent

November 07, 2008
I am so unhappy with this school ,the Principal is so diffiicult to get a hold of, her office staff are so rude and condescending, when i finally did meet the Princpal she seemed checked as if she had better things to do that to listen ot a concerned parent.

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2006
My son has special needs- high functioning autism. The HELP program here was a very good start for him. It is very good for the early learner- however once he passed the stage of discrete trials, there was not much available to help him work on social skills issues. The aides are well trained and wonderful. Pauline also tries to work well with the parents. My son only did kindergarten here- he was fully included.

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2006
This is a great school. Diverse community, senstive to various family make-ups and with a truly amazing on-site afterschool program

- submitted by a parent

April 29, 2004
I agree with the previous parent. There should be more focus on children as individuals and there learning techniques rather than state standards. Those state standards should be used to grade teachers to make sure they are teaching the standards correctly.

- submitted by a parent

June 20, 2003
I think there should be more focus on children as individuals and there learning techniques rather than state standards.

- submitted by a community member
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Alvarado Elementary School
31100 Fredi Street, Union City, CA  94587
(510) 471-1039
Last modified Alvarado Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Alvarado Elementary School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top