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About This School

Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School is a public elementary school in Baldwin Park. The principal of Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School is Virginia Castro and can be contacted at mvcastro038@bpusd.net. 773 children attend Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Asian; and White, non-Hispanic. 56% of the Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 87% of the 773 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Ernest R. Geddes Elementary School is 18:1. Pleasant View Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 91% 85%
Asian 6% 3%
White, non-Hispanic 2% 4%
Filipino 1% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4% 3%
Unspecified 0.3% 1%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.2%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 19218%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 58%
Limited English proficiency 56% 31%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    I have nothing good to say about this school. My son was bullied and they did nothing to help not even notify me it was happening. (

  • (2 years ago)

    This school is the best like when their reach their A.R point they get to go to the carnival.I like the best is the teacher because they teaches student to read and make good behaviour

  • (5 years ago)

    great school... my son been at Geddes since kinder this is his last year at Geddes We wish they had 6th grade... ...love the new principle very motivating lot of new ideas to inprove scores

  • (6 years ago)

    I love this school I went to school there when i was a kid till 5th grade now my daughter goes she is is 2nd grade and hopefully my son will go to school there. They have great teachers there and they will do anything for you.

  • (9 years ago)

    I am lucky to have my daughter go to this school. They were the only school that was willing to help me when I needed to enroll my daughter. I have gone to the other elementary schools to enroll my daughter and was treated rudely and with no respect. I am an educated person who truly believes that education is very very important and that it begins with the parents. It was important for me to get my daughter started in a school that cares. Geddes was the only school that really cared and told me that if they had to that they would open another class just to get my daughter in. Mind you we do not live in the district. My daughter has been attending Geddes since she started Kindergarten and she is now in 4th grade. The teachers are great and I wouldn't change it for the world.

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