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About This School

Ethel Phillips Elementary School is a public elementary school in Sacramento. The principal of Ethel Phillips Elementary School is Daniel Hernandez and can be contacted at daniel-hernandez@sac-city.k12.ca.us. 424 students go to Ethel Phillips Elementary School and are mostly Asian; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 46% of the Ethel Phillips Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 87% of the 424 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Ethel Phillips Elementary School is 18:1. Bret Harte Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Soccer

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Asian 8% 20%
White, non-Hispanic 8% 21%
Hispanic 68% 33%
Multiracial 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 2% 47559%
Black, non-Hispanic 11% 21%
Pacific Islander 0.7% 2%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 1%
Filipino 0.4% 1%
Unspecified 0% 0.7%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 87% 65%
Limited English proficiency 46% 26%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    All my three children have been attending Ethel Phillips since Kindergarten. They have received an excellent education so far. One is in middle school and got straight A's the 4th grader is in honor roll and my second grader has been identified as a GATE student and I chose to leave her at Ethel Phillips. Their success as students is due to the knowledge and dedication the teachers have at Ethel Phillips. Would highly recommend this school.

  • (1 year ago)

    My daughter is in special education and I honestly feel if your going to work with challenged children then you need to have the skills neccessary. I have found her teacher to be very short with her and totally unexperienced rude and running on her personal feelings rather than what is best for my child. The only thing good I can say about this school is that the principal is very caring and helpful. I feel if he really knew what his staff was up to that he would have them all fired. Some may be asking "so why do you allow your child to continue to go there" my answer is this when dealing with special education IEP programs and so on. It isn't so easy to just have your child removed I have tried. Regardless..Ethel Phillips Elementary definately needs to do some cleaning up to get a decent review from this parent.

  • (5 years ago)

    Teachers at Ethel Phillips definitely know the standards and if the parents did then we'd be on the same boat! I've worked there for years and am waiting for parents to take over like at Bret Hart or Leonardo de Vinci. Parents are the base of their student's education and should fight for it-especially considering Arnold's plan for education! We are teaching! Are you parenting?

  • (5 years ago)

    I do not reccommend this school. I've had nothing but problems with the staff. The principal is really nice. But other than that not a good school. Also they do not challenge their students.

  • (5 years ago)

    This school has its ups and downs. My daughter has been going there for 3 years and has several family members that go there also. She is considered top of her class however at any other school in the area she would score average. Since most of the kids score pretty low she is considered a top student. Not sure if I like that since she is not being challenged

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