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Winchester, CA
Students enrolled: 555
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28751 Winchester Road
Winchester, CA 92596

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(951) 926-0700
(951) 926-0706
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Grateful to: Teacher
October 07, 2015
Mrs. Coelho is amazing! Very strict and has high standards, but genuinely cares about her students and families.

- submitted by a parent
Grateful to: Teacher
September 13, 2015
Mrs. Pastorius is a wonderful teacher and works well with students with behavior challenges. Thank you for all you do!

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2015
Both my children go here. The school has developed a college going atmosphere. The staff cares about each and every child. I just wish that the students were better behaved. I don't blame the school. That responsibility belongs to the parents. If you like a small school with caring staff this is the place to go.

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2015
Great school with a wonderful staff. They promote college from day one and follow through with it in the classroom lessons. They are all very committed to what they do each day. My child went here and because of the solid foundation that she was given, she will be completing her first two years of college at the same time at her high school graduation. Well done!

- submitted by a parent

March 13, 2015
Me and my family moved to the Willow Walk community in 2012. We wanted to live closer to an Elementary school, which is Harmony Elementary. However, when my son started Kindergarten, he was assigned to Winchester Elementary. His teacher was wonderful, he made friends right away, yet the pressure being put on these kids has been overwhelming. He used to love storytime, but now he hates it. Driving out of town (the bus is always crowded) to get him to school, when the closest school is a few minutes away is absolute nonsense. The school is 20 minutes away and becomes more of a hassle to get there early. There isn't much of a parking area or pick up spot for parents, so many block traffic coming and going. Also, every Friday is Assembly. Unless there is rain that morning, your young one will be sitting on the blacktop, usually with the sun beating on them mercilessly. Many of the topics during assembly are for the parents, and the things said for little ones could've been said in the classroom. So if your kids do attend this school, have them wear a baseball cap, durable pants, and sunscreen because this assembly usually lasts an hour.

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2014
This school may not look like much, but my son has had the best experience there. My husband is in the Army so when he is deployed, I take our kids back to our hometown. My son was able to start Kindergarten at Winchester, but went back to TX after a couple of months when my husband came back from his deployment. After transferring from Winchester to the TX school, there was a huge difference in the education level. Winchester was more advanced. I'm in El Paso so I don't know if the education system revolved around a language barrier and teaching kids English or what, but needless to say they were way behind Winchester. Another deployment came up so my son got to finish both Kindergarten and 1st grade at Winchester. He loves it there. A lot of it had to do with the teachers. Mr. Romero set the tone for how Daniel would view his starting school. No other teacher could have made his Kindergarten year better. He makes sure the kids understand everything. He has incredible patience and knows how to speak to children. My son loved him. My son's 1st grade teacher was awesome. It broke my son's heart that we had to go back to TX and he couldn't be in Mrs. Mercer's 2nd grade class.

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2013
My oldest started going here in 2013, we were not pleased to be sent to a school further away with worse ratings/test scores than the one nearest our home. We gave it a shot anyway, twice he came home with injuries (once blood all over the upper part of his shirt) and said the teacher didn't do anything when she was told, nor did they do anything when teachers were told of one student being mean/disrespectful to others. We are not thrilled about this school, which is why we are pulling our kids out and will be going to charter schools.

- submitted by a parent

July 06, 2013
went in 4th grade teacher was awesome loved Disney land love that school no dress code

- submitted by a community member

August 12, 2012
Theres nothing good to say. I bought a house in a different district just to ensure my children would never have to go back. But , if your kids don't now a word of english in the 4th grade you should buy a house to make sure your kids get to go here, the whole place is designed for students who don't know any English at all.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2012
The negatove reviews are so uunfair. This school ia wonderful. I love the sense od the community. Mr. Delano and the teachers are honestly the best around. All three of my children have gone here since 2006.

- submitted by a parent

June 16, 2009
A great school with a caring, educated staff. If you are an involved parent (as all parents should be), then heed warning of the negative reports here. My child went to Winchester for five years and it was a very positive experience. Look at the big picture, not one episode!

- submitted by a parent

February 02, 2009
Winchester was definitely not my top choice in schools. Then again, what choice did I have? (transfer denied!) I can say that I appreciate them instilling values, such as college, into their children but that is about it. Overall this school is OK. Much of the administration lacks tact and professionalism. Much of my opinion comes from hearing so many wonderful things about the nearby schools. Winchester simply does not meet my expectation of exemplifying excellence.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2007
This is a horrible school! I was also concerned because according to the district s own website this is one of the poorest academically performing schools in town so when I went to my daughters teacher for a little bit of assurance that there were extenuating circumstances for this, I was actually laughed at for expressing my concern. I have already put in a transfer.

- submitted by a parent

March 28, 2007
Winchester is awesome! I'm proud to have my child enrolled here. The teachers are the best in the area, passionate, caring and considerate. The entire faculty goes out their way to make learning fun, and really get to know the students and their families. This year we are participating in no excuses university with that we have new after school clubs, teaching about computers,reading and math. All of this is to get children as young as kindergarten excited about college. All the involvement from the parents and staff is really working and our test scores are on the rise.

- submitted by a parent

March 26, 2007
As a teacher at Winchester Elementary, I have been completely satisfied with my working environment. A great principal, friendly staff, and a terrific population of students. Everyone really has their head in the right place. For the most part, the staff really cares about the well-being of the students and each other. What a great place for teachers, students, and parents alike. We really have something great going on over in Winchester!

- submitted by a teacher

May 15, 2004
What an incredible school! Every staff member, teacher or otherwise, goes out of their way to make each child have an incredible experience. A special thank you to principal Mr. Martin for treating the parents with grace, respect, and courtesy. This school is the bet in Hemet Unified School District!

- submitted by a parent

August 07, 2003
As a teacher, I love Winchester School. We have a wonderful staff who are dedicated, creative and motivated. Winchester has wonderful programs in place and our test scores are improving every year. As a parent, I have not hesitation about my daughter starting Kindergarten here at Winchester this year. Infact, I originally had my daughter enrolled in private school until I visited the private Kindergarten for a few days. I found our school/teacher expectation meets or exceeds what I saw in private school.

- submitted by a teacher
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Winchester Elementary School
28751 Winchester Road, Winchester, CA  92596
(951) 926-0700
Last modified Winchester Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Winchester Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 32 reviews. Top