About This School
A school's Academic Performance Index (API) is a scale that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is calculated from the school's performance in the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program. The state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet.
Marengo Ranch Elementary School had an API growth score of 849 in 2012. California uses the Academic Performance Index (API) to measure annual school performance and year-to-year improvement. Marengo Ranch Elementary School's 2012 base score was 841 and the school did meet its 2012 school-wide growth target.
In 2010, Marengo Ranch Elementary School had 19 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The California average is 24 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Marengo Ranch Elementary School Reviews
The principal and office staff are outstanding and so are the teachers 1st through 3rd grade. After that it's a hit and miss. Most are very good. However, I was appalled to find a 4th grade teacher whom shops on the internet for clothes/shoes during class times and has not real interest in supporting students that don;t already know subject matter. All class work is graded by peers. My child dropped from a high average to a below average grade for the first time in her class. We now have a new teacher and all has returned to normal. Upon complaining to administration I found out she was tenured. I also discovered that several previous students/parents from various years were aware of the problem and had also complained. I am considering removing my children from the school. I'm upset that a teacher like this is allowed to continue poor instruction while so many good teachers are laid off. There is something that can be done.
this is a very good school and safe and they let the family know every thing they care for the kids and school the staff it careing
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