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Reviews from schools in Gonzales Unified
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Parent / Guardian
February 22, 2019
Nice teachers and happy kids! Safe, happy, children. New principal who is very personal and positive. Best elementary in the valley.
June 12, 2016
I taught In GUSD one year (2015-16), and this previous review pasted here, confirms what I discovered: Many great kids, many great staff, but weak leadership including the union, and district... More
Review for Gonzales High
April 18, 2015
Many great kids, many great staff, but weak leadership including the union, and district administration, especially the subversive Superintendent. The facilities are OLD and run down. Look at them... More
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