I pulled my kids out of this school a couple of years ago. The principal feels he can do anything he wants on school grounds even for a person taking pictures of his kids on a cell phone like everyone else. Great if you are Hispanic not so great if you are white. I know of at least 6 kids pulled out due to principal's absurd overreach of authority. So glad I pulled them out and placed them in a better school! I do have to thank him for that! Best decision we made. Some people say the principal calls all the kids by name... not so sure that is true.
Crestwood Street Elementary School is a public elementary school in Rancho Palos Verdes. The principal of Crestwood Street Elementary School is David Gonzalez. 496 students go to Crestwood Street Elementary School and identify as Asian; Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 2% of the Crestwood Street Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 38% of the 496 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Crestwood Street Elementary School is 18:1. Brighter Days Montessori School is one of the nearest elementary schools.
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|Native American or Native Alaskan||1%||0.3%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0.6%||646343%|
|Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program||38%||75%|
|Limited English proficiency||2%||32%|
My Son attends to the special education needs and i am very unhappy for the fact that the teachers there they don't put any efforts on the children educations recently my son had a stomach flu due to non- proper cleaning from the staff . so now i had to take my son out this class...please parents make sure you check your childrens health . I know we all are busy parents and need a break sometimes. But its important to get involve at lesst once a month. tahnk you
My school is crestwood elementary. My daughter attends at the PSI program for special eduacation and its been not a good experience at all. I really recommend all parents who has a special kid not to enroll them there.
Really dedicated teachers and principal !! Great learning enviornment!! Highly reccommend new residents to check out Crestwood !! I've had years of dealings ALL the teachers have been sincere and passionate..
The children at Crestwood display what is being shown to them by example great job teachers whom create a family unit outside the home. I can only hope and pray that other schools could be this well organized and full of concern for others this is the kind of school I wish I went to when I was going up...
Teachers some of them need to learn about the student's diversity it is hard for them to deal with kids from different cultures. Some teacher are absent way too often and kids are left with subs. The kids at this school have a good performance because their parents have the money to send them to special classes after school. There are non or very little activities for kid after school and the school are more worried about rasing money than making their teachers do their job.
Crestwood is a very good school the pricipal is great knows every kid by name and also greets the students as they come to school. The teachers are great. Only if the front office people would be a little more polite when answering the phones or directing a parent.
Its a great school if your child learns at a normal rate and doesnt have any academic problems. Most teachers are truely wonderful but cannot seem to work outside the box to help a child that learns a little differently than the average child.
This school has great school spirit and a principal who is present at all times it seems.
The academics are okay. I dont like that all the students need to stay at the same book as their classmates. So if one is ahead they cant excel because they are waiting for the others to catch up.Also the play area for the 1-5th graders. There is only blacktop to play and the classes are designated certain areas to play.
I highly recommend Crestwood Street School. It is a great school.
I was a substitute teacher at this school for 1 year. I loved working here. The principal is outstanding! He knows every student by name. All teachers go the extra mile for the students. Loved the experience and will be sending my son here in the Fall.
My son went here from Kindergarden thru fifth grade. We loved the over all care for the students.Parents were allowed to be envolved as much as they desired.The principal was right on it when my son was bullied and ended it immediately. Field trips were fun and informative.
This is the best school on the face of the earth. The staff is like family. They are there to provide what is best for the children. They want the parents to be there and help. Things are handled fairly for the whole student body and staff. There are times that I can almost see the wings and halos on some of the staff.
My son was at your school 1 1/2 ago and he was there for 3yrs. Mr.Watanabe gave him alot of confidence and reasurance that he needs. Thank You to everyone at Crestwood that helped him you guys left a lasting impression on him all he talks about is Crestwood and Mr. Watanabe's 3rd 4th and 5th grade class he had with him. So Crestwood keep up the good work!
My children got a great start here at Crestwood. The school enviroment is excellent and it is a place where the teachers and staff care about kids! The principal Mr. Gonzalez is a person who puts kids first!
I love this school. The teachers parents community and most importantly the Principal Mr. Gonzalez are always involved with the children and thier education. Children come first at Crestwood and they feel important to the community.
Your kids are going to feel home here and will enjoy learning on a very nice enviorament! teachers care for them!
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