School Details

Nelda Mundy Elementary School

570 Vintage Valley Drive, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 863-7920
10

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 760 students 22 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

92%
62%
56%
94%
68%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

83%
48%
46%
98%
66%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

88%
67%
65%
93%
75%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

90%
64%
60%
95%
72%
65%
89%
58%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

92%
65%
60%
89%
60%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2011-2012 California used the California Standards Tests (CSTs) to test students in English language arts in grades 2 through 11; math in grades 2 through 7; science in grades 5, 8 and 10; and history-social science in grades 8 and 11. Middle and high school students also took subject-specific CSTs in math and science, depending on the course in which they were enrolled. The CSTs are standards-based tests, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of California. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Fairfield-Suisun Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Nelda Mundy Elementary School is a public elementary school in Fairfield. The principal of Nelda Mundy Elementary School is Kristen Cherry and can be contacted at kristenc@fsusd.k12.ca.us. 760 students attend Nelda Mundy Elementary School and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Pacific Islander. 9% of the Nelda Mundy Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 13% of the 760 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Nelda Mundy Elementary School is 22:1. Oakbrook Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • P.E. classes
  • Track

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 9% 23%
White, non-Hispanic 37% 25%
Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Asian 25% 6%
Filipino 20% 10%
Hispanic 14% 33%
Multiracial 12% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 21431%
Unspecified 0.3% 0.4%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13% 49%
Limited English proficiency 9% 18%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The new second grade teacher is the best friendly caring and genuinely concerned for our children. Thanks for hiring such wonderful teachers!

  • (1 year ago)

    It is truly sad how this school can be the worst for our kids! Administrator and teachers alike have only ONE purpose for our kids! That is to learn the answers to the test! Forget any true academic teaching to our kids at all! Our kids are the ones that will suffer in the long run!

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is the best! The scores are high and every time a kid gets better at math or ELA! 300 kids got 600 and 5 got double 600! And lots if kids got honor roll and a 4.0! There's no bullying because everyone is nice and if someone is a new student everyone shows them where to go and is immediately friends. Everyone is basically friends. No ones ever left out and the teachers become your friends too. Though the playground is small and can use some tweaks here and there its great and there is a huge grassy area to play in! This is the top elementary school in the county no the district. It's absolutely wonderful!! I highly recommend you send your child to this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    I have a child in the second grade who attends Nelda Mundy and I have to say her teacher is the "worst" of them all. She is not organized; she is not held accountable for her lack of teaching my child and she does not communicate with me via email phone calls etc. The primary method and focus seems to be on "test taking" and not teaching standards/concepts. I am truly disappointed in this school.

  • (2 years ago)

    This is a great school the teachers principal and staff are all so dedicated organized and they have a system that works!!

  • (3 years ago)

    this is the best elementary school you will ever go to!!!!! there is NO bullying and everyone is nice. they have strict rules but a lot of fun activities. top school of the district no doubt. everyone encourages your student to do the best they can. CST scores= AMAZING!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THIS SCHOOL AND I KNOW YOUR STUDENT WILL TOO. 6TH GRADE CLASS OF 2010-2011 SHOUT OUT!

  • (3 years ago)

    My child attended this school last year. He really enjoyed it for the most part but I did not like the general feel of the school. Traffic is a mess. There is a slew of focus on testing ( good thing) but it's mostly worksheets worksheets. No hands on activities no fun experiments discovery stations or actual "let's help Tommy think for himself" Instead teachers are pretty much driven to deliver their curriculum to the students in a wham slam' -memorize this copy that and burn it in your memory' attitude so they can just throw it back out on state tests so the school can get more funding. As a result your child will do a lot of memorizing busy work that focuses on standards but if you want your child to actually try to think for himself and not just do worksheet after worksheet supplement with something intelligent and go to the library. The positives A safe and clean school high quality teachers nice new principal (although you'll have to explain any of your concerns in a matter of a few minutes before you get rushed out the door....she is very nice but needs to be a little more gracious with her time during parent meetings. Glad we are finally graduated from Nelda.

  • (3 years ago)

    Great for those of you who can afford to purchase a home in that area. They don't have open enrollment nor are they on the choice list for no child left behind act. It seem segregation at its best and when I write a well thought out letter to the district I am ignored. Your on notice Mundy I am having a few people look into this matter. 2011

  • (3 years ago)

    This is definitely a great school overall. I have both of my boys at this school one finishing 4th grade and the other graduating 6th grade. They both have been here since Kindergarten. I have nothing but positive things to say about the quality of education the diversity of the school the support and care of the principal/teachers/staff towards the students and (as previously stated) the sense of community. I love it here as much as my children do!

  • (5 years ago)

    I am an parent and My child comes home everyday and says 'i had a great time!' She talks about what she learned and everything and also is ready to go to Green Valley next year

  • (5 years ago)

    Wow! We went to back to school night for our daughter in K and son in 4th. What a terrific school. I am very impressed with the teachers and staff. They are extremely organized and energetic. They seem to care very much about students and their education.

  • (5 years ago)

    Nelda Mundy is a great school. The teachers are awesome and the parental involvement is wonderful. My girls love their school and are always excited about learning. The families that attend Nelda Mundy are very nice and united. The staff and administration are great. I feel my children are getting a great education and sense of community at this school. I agree Nelda Mundy is by far the best school in the district. The parental involvement says it all!

  • (5 years ago)

    Our experience at Nelda Mundy has been nothing but positive. The Principal is fabulous and a pleasure to work with as well as the teachers and office staff. I look forward to my son starting kindergarten next year and only hope for the same great experience that we have had with our daughter. I am proud to be part of such a unique school dedicated to the betterment of the children. Way to go Mrs. Cherry and staff!

  • (5 years ago)

    I have been a Nelda Mundy parent for the last 9 years and feel that from Bill Stockman to Kristen Cherry and Julie Reece my experience has been nothing but positive. All of the teachers and staff make the children first priority. My kids love going to school and that says a lot about the school! Years ago the office staff was rude but now they have been replaced with friendly and helpful staff members. I couldn't be happier with the education my children are receiving and would highly reccommend this school to anyone moving to this area.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have had children at this school for the past 7 years. All their teachers were outstanding! My youngest will graduate from here next year and I will miss the staff the teachers and the close knit community that we have come to know and love. It is by far the best school in the district.

  • (5 years ago)

    first year here and last. not happy I think the principal is to young. when you try to question some of there teaching techniques you get a lot of back peddling.no one could really answer me. I have older children who have gone to other schools where we have felt welcomed and the principals have always had open door policy but here at nelda mundy as a parent I have not felt no open door policy with the principal. I too feel they are all about money and numbers. If your child does not hold straight A's they don't want to deal with it. It's either the parents or the students fault that they are not holding an A. Because a B is not good enough for nelda mundy. I know because we just went through this.

  • (5 years ago)

    We have been at this fantastic school for 3 years now and have loved every aspect of it. There is a reason it is the highest scoring school in Fairfield and all of the staff members there work hard to make sure our kids' needs are met! The new administration change went off without a hitch and though we miss Mr. Stockman the Principal and VP are great!

  • (5 years ago)

    This is our first year here. Not to happy. The teachers that i have ran across have been rude. The new princibal.Will say anything to make you happy at the time but will not follow through. They care more for money andhigh scores. Maybe they need to clean house. Not to friendly in the office.

  • (5 years ago)

    This is our first year in the School and I'm am more than pleased with the education my son in recieving. The Teachers Parents and Principal all seem to working together to create this Wonderful Safe school....

  • (6 years ago)

    As with the past 4 years at Nelda Mundy I couldn t be happier. Sad to see Mr. Stockman leave but very happy with Mrs. Cherry and new VP. Lot of activities for the children and this year s parent club is outstanding with some past seasoned members and new energetic parents. This school is by far the best school in FSUSD. We are truly privileged to have people from Principal Cherry to the school janitor Mark and everyone in-between.

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