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About This School

Eucalyptus Elementary School is a public elementary school in Hesperia. The principal of Eucalyptus Elementary School is Craig Gunter, who can be contacted at craig.gunter@hesperia.org. 661 students attend Eucalyptus Elementary School and identify mostly as Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Filipino. 39% of the Eucalyptus Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 76% of the 661 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Eucalyptus Elementary School is 20:1. Cypress School of the Arts is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 8%
Hispanic 69% 56%
Filipino 2% 0.6%
Asian 2% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 19% 30%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.7%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% 23343%
Multiracial 0.8% %
Pacific Islander 0.3% 0.5%
Unspecified 0.2% 3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 76% 57%
Limited English proficiency 39% 23%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 months ago)

    Testing is below average here. Nothing compared to San Diego school district. Staff and teachers don't seem to do the best for what they have but my kids seem to like it. There are times my youngest will complain about his 3rd grade teacher this is when I step in and talk to her and get an explanation. Overall they have been good to us. Thank you.

  • (2 years ago)

    my son is speech delayed came to this school staff and teacher worked with him with patience and did not give up on him. Kidergarden class is small class they are not crowded like other schools. Son attended a regular class he was not in a class with other kids with disabilities which would only cause him to fall back.

  • (4 years ago)

    I have had 2 boys go thru this school and did ok the grades werent the best i still have one son left who is a 5th grade. I feel the teachers are great and do the best they can when they have so many students in one classroom its hard. If we had more teachers and smaller classrooms i think the school would do alot better.

  • (5 years ago)

    I have a daughter who started from kindergarten. All the teachers are very passionate to teach and most of all give the full attention to each individual child. Mr. Gunter who is a principal there he involves and creates many activities for children to learn and motivates children to involve all the school activities. He's very caring and has a great leadership. I really love their school system. My daughter is only 1st grader but knows how to read and write excellently including how to do computer. I'm so pleased about this school that my daughter can't wait to go to school everyday.

  • (7 years ago)

    As a teacher I have the inside track on quite a few things. I have to say from the inside out this school is run very professionally. Every educational decision is research based. The staff are dedicated to the student's success. The most important motivation for every decision we make is based upon the well-being of the child.

  • (8 years ago)

    I would recommend this school .It is a great scool.If my children ever hae any problems it is dealt with asap.My eldest has attended this school since K and is now in the 5th grade.He helped me score this .So that tells you from the childs point of view.

  • (9 years ago)

    I have two kids that attend school here. My oldest is in 4th grade and my youngest is in 1st. I also am a board member of the PTC. The school is an average school. Most of the teachers are great but there are a few that I do not think should be allowed to teach. The principal and Vice Principal also do a great job. They have activities throughout the year to encourage the students to do better. Their are only two bad things I can say about this school. There is little to no parent involvement for the majority of the parents with kids at this school and there also seems to be a lot of bullying done by the students that goes unpunished.

  • (9 years ago)

    For this year 2005 I think we have had a great year. I would like to see a lot more of parent involvement. The Principal and Vice Principal have done a great job. The Fundraisers have been better this year so far. The teachers really know there stuff. The staff there have been great. This has been a great school to be apart of.

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