School Details

Hueneme Elementary School

354 North Third Street, Port Hueneme, CA 93041
(805) 488-3569
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-6 506 students 20 students/teacher (CA avg is 21)

Test Scores by grade

37%
32%
56%
40%
42%
65%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Hueneme Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

22%
21%
46%
51%
43%
66%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Hueneme Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

52%
51%
65%
44%
57%
72%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Hueneme Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

46%
48%
60%
37%
49%
65%
57%
40%
57%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Hueneme Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

47%
49%
60%
40%
41%
55%

California Standards Test (CST)

In 2012-2013 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
  • Hueneme Elementary average
  • California state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Hueneme Elementary School is a public middle school in Port Hueneme. The principal of Hueneme Elementary School is Helen Cosgrove, who can be contacted at hcosgrove@huensd.k12.ca.us. 506 students go to Hueneme Elementary School and are mostly Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 32% of the Hueneme Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 77% of the 506 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Hueneme Elementary School is 20:1. E. O. Green Junior High School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Computer arts

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 69% 81%
Multiracial 5% %
Black, non-Hispanic 4% 3%
Filipino 3% 5%
Unspecified 3% 0.8%
Asian 2% 1%
White, non-Hispanic 17% 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1.0% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.8% %
Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.6% 0.3%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 77% 73%
Limited English proficiency 32% 51%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    The staff is rude in the front office. They are even meaner to the students when parents are not around! I am glad I moved my kids from there. I wish I did it sooner. Some of the teachers are clueless and can't control their classroom. Other's are mean and should not be working with kids.

  • (1 year ago)

    Worst experience ever. My Kindergartener only lasted half the year before I pulled him. Teacher was mean and unfeeling. The only field trip he ever went on was to the police station where he told me they put them in a jail cell and took a picture. Totally innapropriate for a kindergarten field trip!!!!! Principal seems clueless to what her staff is really like and the old lady running the front office is RUDE. I expect ' May I help you' when I walk in not 'What do you want.' Don't waste your time here. I won't even get into the academics just look up the scores for this school and that should tell you something.

  • (3 years ago)

    This school is horrible. The parents and kids barely speak English. The office staff is rude and always assumes you know spanish so they never speak English unless spoken to first. My son went to kindergarten here and it was the worst. I'm glad we were able to transfer to a school this year under the no child left behind act. I taught my son everything he needed to know to pass into 1st grade. The language in the United States is English so why is this school catering to kids who speak spanish? If they don't know the language then they need to make sure they can get some classes in it before starting school. It doesn't help when the parents refuse to learn English. All handouts are in spanish. They even have teachers that know spanish and will speak to the parents in spanish. How is this educating our children if the adults won't speak English? Most schools in the area are the same way.

  • (3 years ago)

    My nieces nephews children and friends children have been attending this school through generations. Teachers are excellent attentive and truly give 110% throughout the years. Kids that attend have not been unruly or ghetto (excuse the term). Just kids. Assortment of different races personalities and open minds. Came in with intra-district transfer. Wouldn't recommend any other.

  • (4 years ago)

    I have mixed reviews about this school. I grew up in Hueneme even went here myself as a child. As a parent I really don't like the district in general. The school itself is what you make of it. The so-called GATE program leaves much to be desired and I agree with some of the other reviews about the attention being paid to the non-English speaking students. It's that way district wide though so what can you expect? The principal and most of the teachers are really fantastic if you stay in touch with them about your child's needs. Overall it's one of the best in the district but be prepared to put in a lot of time that the school does not provide.

  • (6 years ago)

    My two boys went to this school for the last three years. And yes they did have plenty of homework dress code but that should be a good thing. Right know we live in Daytona Beach FL. and my youngest doesn't bring any homework home. I had to buy my kids Activity books to do at home. We miss Hueneme elem. very much and all the teachers. Especially the A.R. reading program which the current school my kids go to don't have.

  • (7 years ago)

    As a parent be prepared to spend a lot of time helping your child with their homework. The school is very picky about dress code and appearance. No boys with long hair or dirty clothes.

  • (8 years ago)

    My daughter has attended this school from k-5th. She has excelled in many of her subjects especially math. Parent involvement is the key! Teachers can not be expected to do it all! I have been very happy with the safe friendly environment this school provides. They have a no-tolerance policy for bullying and it shows. Mrs. Robertson gives positive a lot of positive input to the kids and rewards good graces reading scores and participation.

  • (8 years ago)

    My son attended this school for 3 years. It is awful how much attention is given to non-english speaking students while others are left behind. This school needs to spend more time with quality control and less time worrying about a uniform policy. I am so happy my son no longer goes to this school. For those still there.. spend lots of time at home working with them they will need it.

  • (9 years ago)

    Teacher communication to parents is poor. Quality of academic programs is not sufficient.

  • (11 years ago)

    This is my child's first year at Hueneme. He is in the first grade. As a parent I have been satisfied with his classroom structure. The Principal's care and concern for her students have also been a positive factor. The staff in the Office the cafeteria workers and the teachers are very receptive and welcoming. So far I've been to their Open House and have volunteered in my son's class. I am satisfied.

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