CURIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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4080 GOVERNOR DR
SAN DIEGO, CA 92122
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Phone: 858-453-4184
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: San Diego Unified School District
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 97.7
  • Number Students: 586
  • Number Teachers: 26
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5777
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 100
  • Principal: Mr Chris Juarez
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (39 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (28 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-08-13
    "Our son just finished K, and we had a wonderful year. Our son is a very spirited child and his teacher handled him wonderfully. He reads and writes well, he creates his own stories and books, ejoys math. We of course work him on a daily basis, but we follow the lead of his daily program - so I pass the credit to his teacher and our Principal. I saw a review slamming the standard testing, etc. Yes that is huge problem but not one that I blame on Currie. Wonder if the parents with concerns are attending the PTA meetins and involved in the shool board meetings. Probably not. No schols is going to be perfect, but I give Curie a huge thumbs up."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-20
    "My son just finished Kinder at Curie. The academic environment was amazing fantastic better than I ever imagined. He was always busy and thinking and creating. Every week there is art, jogging club, music class, science, library, garden visits. He s doing math, he reads very well, he s always writing stories at home and making his own books. He is curious and the school stimulated him. His teachers could have been more nurturing and there was way way too much yelling at students in the classroom. Parents I have spoken with have concerns about her yelling as well. However the teachers are very accessible and will talk openly about your concerns. They took time out to write daily reports which we discussed with our son every night and gave him support and guidance based on his behavior in class. There are field trips to the zoo and to nature preserves. It is a vibrant school community with incredible parent support."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-14
    "If your child is doing well, the school is fine. If your child is struggling do not count on help, academically, from the teachers or principal. The school has a very active parent volunteer network - which helps make up for the shortfalls. But some of the teachers are less than communicative with the parents and unwilling to address students struggles or work with parents to improve the child's performance. There's a lot of complacency. I assume because the STAR/CST/API test scores are so high. But that has more to do with the demographics, and less to do with the teaching. I am strongly considering changing my kids to a different school. Curie is not as good as it looks on paper."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-14
    "In my experience, this is a great school. My girl attended only first grade and we loved it. Her teacher was awesome and caring. Parent participation incredible. So sad we had to choice out."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-06-13
    "Great School. Recommended. So far my daughter had great teachers. Principal is friendly with students & parents. Also helping tranffic control early morning. Teachers are good."
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