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K-5
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Newberg, OR
Students enrolled: 386

4 stars
Based on 7 ratings

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Joan Austin Elementary School 2

Posted May 18, 2014
- a parent
I don't like this school at all. New Principle is joke. Its a 50/50 chance for your child getting a good teacher.

Joan Austin Elementary School 5

Posted February 19, 2014
- a parent
I love this school! The teachers and administration strive to know each student's name, whether or not they are in their class, and genuinely care about them. One of my children has special needs and is thriving in school, largely because of the teaching that he received from his teachers and LRC staff. Starting in kindergarten on up, the teachers work hard to create a cooperative and understanding atmosphere among the students using rock, paper, scissors to resolve simple turn taking questions, to using language like "my friend, Sally...". The foundation that this caring staff lays lasts long beyond the short time they are here.


Joan Austin Elementary School 5

Posted December 11, 2013
- a parent
We miss this school! We had 2 kids attend JAE for their elementary years and had a great experience. The teachers are kind and try to keep the students motivated and engaged. They could use more parent and community volunteers!

Joan Austin Elementary School 5

Posted December 11, 2013
- a parent
Wonderful school, have had a great experience being there. The principal, Mrs. Mac, is bringing so many positive changes! The teachers are amazing, and working so hard to teach in away that keeps the children interested. I hesitate to mention the office ladies, as so many already have, but seriously, they are doing the work of 4 people, while smiling (and keeping me smiling) the entire time!! Love JA!

Joan Austin Elementary School 2

Posted September 16, 2013
- a parent
Joan Austin.......... yes the ladies in the office are amazing!! To bad they are not teaching our kids! The classes are way to big, and the teachers lack communication!!!! Lrc, and school counselors are great! Teachers eh.......


Joan Austin Elementary School 5

Posted March 31, 2013
- a community member
What do I love about this school? The secretaries!!! Gotta confess I have a crush on one of them. However she is also extremely helpful and kind to the children.

Joan Austin Elementary School 1

Posted January 08, 2009
- a parent
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Joan Austin Elementary School
2200 North Center St, Newberg, OR  97132
(503) 554-4550
Last modified Joan Austin Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Joan Austin Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. Top