School Details

Indian Hills Elementary School

7750 Linares Avenue, Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
(951) 360-2724
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 627 students 19 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

63%
49%
56%
68%
62%
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
  • Jurupa Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

45%
34%
46%
74%
58%
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
  • Jurupa Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

53%
53%
65%
82%
71%
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
  • Jurupa Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

66%
52%
60%
78%
65%
65%
60%
51%
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
  • Jurupa Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

55%
51%
60%
67%
55%
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
  • Jurupa Unified School District average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Indian Hills Elementary School is a public elementary school in Pedley. The principal of Indian Hills Elementary School is Katarina Roy Schanz. 627 students go to Indian Hills Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 21% of the Indian Hills Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 59% of the 627 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Indian Hills Elementary School is 19:1. Peralta Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cheerleading
  • Crew
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 63% 77%
Asian 5% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 3%
Unspecified 3% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 25% 17%
Multiracial 2% %
Filipino 1% 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.4%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 19858%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 59% 68%
Limited English proficiency 21% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This school is a disgrace to even the poorest of education systems. The support staff/office staff are rude and seem to have entitlement issues. The turnover in principals reflects the lack of organization and attention this school receives from the district. I have taken 1 child out of this school who excelled in another district and I will be removing my younger son later this year. I would be providing my children a disservice as a parent to expect an adequate education from this establishment.

  • (2 years ago)

    I have two children enrolled in this school. I read the sour ratings some parents posted here so I decided to do some investigating myself. The front office staff is very sweet and polite. The have a hectic schedule to maintain besides assisting every person that walks in the front door! They get it done though. The lunches are pretty much balanced so long as our children make the choice to add a salad to their tray. Making good choices starts at home! The Teacher's are fabulous I must confess I have some favorites! The PTA and Booster Club are 95% parent volunteer organized they are great people and always put their best forward at every event. The security and safety staff are very stable and sound people. They really care about the children's safety and go out of their way to keep harmony among the children during recess and other daily activities. I haven't met any disgruntled parents yet but for those who are... I recommend being a part of the solution and not the problem.

  • (2 years ago)

    This school is awful. Thank The Gods I have no kids enrolled in this school any more. My 2 oldest kids attended this school. Very disorganize always never had a stable principal as far I know they have no principal. The office staff are so lazy and unprofessional it hurts for them to get up their butts maybe that is why they are overweight and ugly.. To be fair some of the teachers do try very hard but their is only so much they can do so many kids in one class jeez.. Don't enroll your kids in this shool if you stay at home I recommend K-12 charters school. The best and if you have toddler Montessory school..

  • (5 years ago)

    My son is two grades above average in reading. When I was told that they don't have time to teach him and that I should continue working with him at home I knew he could no longer attend this school.

  • (6 years ago)

    My girls are currently in Kindergarten and they just absolutely love their school and their teachers. I am very happy that they are attending Indian Hills Elementary and do appreciate all the help and support of the staff - most especially the teachers in Classroom #1

  • (6 years ago)

    My son is in second grade at Indian Hills and he's doing very well. Overall this is a good school. The lunches they serve here however are absolutely unacceptable. There is nothing healthy in the lunches. This really needs to change.

  • (6 years ago)

    I agree with the parent who posted yesterday; my experience has been less than favorable. I have a 2nd grader at Indian Hills and I feel the staff can be very unprofessional and unhelpful. Most other schools in the area have some sort of after school prgrams going on and Indian Hills has nothing academic recreational or after-school care. The activities they do have are generally very poorly planned. My daughter is doing well academically but that's based mostly on natural ability. I don't feel the school is doing anything extraordinary to encourage or enhance her abilities.

  • (6 years ago)

    My Daughter and Son have both been to Indian Hills Elementary School and we were all unhappy with this school. The staff is poor and so is the saftey and rules of the school.

  • (6 years ago)

    My children are in Kindergarten and Third grade at Indian Hills. This is their first year there. Since we have had to move around quite a bit this is my Third graders 4th school since Kindergarten. Both my son and daughter are excelling wonderfully. In one semester my son (3rd grade) went from basic and below basic grades to above average in 3 of the 5 subjects graded on and not one below basic mark. Nor do I get phone calls or notes that he has been miss-behaving. I think this has a lot to do with the fact that the average class size is about 19 students instead of 30 per class like the previous schools he attended. His teacher seems to truely care about his education and it shows in his school work and his additude toward school all together.

  • (7 years ago)

    The administrative staff is poor also is the communication in all directions. I am satisfied with the teachers and methods of teaching it appears they do a good job in that capacity however for the past two years I've had little notice of several events which I would have liked like to participate in.

  • (9 years ago)

    This school has a lack of music and art activities. I was told it is due to the increase in academic demands. The lunches at this school are disgusting. Nothing healthy. There are companies that contract to schools and provide a much healthier lunch. Do not let your kids eat the school lunch!

  • (9 years ago)

    My daughter has attended Indian Hills since Kindergarten. I love this school and appreciate the encouragement the entire staff gives the student body.

  • (10 years ago)

    My two children attend Indian Hills it's my son's 4th year and daughter 2nd. Great school the teachers have been very good so far and we are looking for a new great year next year.

  • (10 years ago)

    OK I am not a parent but I did attend Indian Hills and have now graduated from high school. I believe that Indian Hills is an awesome elementary school that prepared me well for middle school and high school. The GATE program was a good opportunity for me and I loved all of my teachers.

  • (11 years ago)

    I have two children who have attended Indian Hills School. They have both received a good education there and overall we have had few problems. No school is perfect and no teacher is perfect but I have found this school to be a good one!

  • (11 years ago)

    My son has really enjoyed Kindergarten and first grade at Indian Hills. His teachers have been excellent and have listened to any concerns or comments I have had about his education. I am looking forward to his second grade year and next year when my daughter will attend also.

  • (11 years ago)

    My son attended this school K thru 6th. It's basically a good school but no motivation or reward for high achievers. The school lunches are horrible.

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