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About This School

Gladys Poet-Christian Elementary School is a public middle school in Tracy. The principal of Gladys Poet-Christian Elementary School is William Maslyar and can be contacted at wmaslyar@tusd.net. 692 students attend Gladys Poet-Christian Elementary School and identify mostly as Multiracial; Asian; and Black, non-Hispanic. 12% of the Gladys Poet-Christian Elementary School students are "limited in English proficiency." 33% of the 692 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Gladys Poet-Christian Elementary School is 19:1. Tom Hawkins Elementary School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Football
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 8% %
Asian 7% 9%
Black, non-Hispanic 5% 8%
Filipino 5% 7%
Hispanic 40% 41%
White, non-Hispanic 40% 29%
Unspecified 11% 5%
Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 17408%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.2% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 33% 36%
Limited English proficiency 12% 24%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    I Love Poet Christian the Principal is always making every effort to help and he is also very enthusiastic and motivates every student to do better.

  • (8 months ago)

    Gladys Poet Christian Elementary school is a great school. My daughter finished kindergarten last year and the teachers and staff are wonderful. My daughter was a little behind in the beginning but her teacher helped her get right where she should be.

  • (2 years ago)

    I love poet! The staff the environment everything is great! Principal knows all the students by name! He cares a lot about his students. I wouldn't change poet for nothing!

  • (3 years ago)

    Poet Christian has great office staff principal teachers P.E staff yard duties volunteers..... This is a model school for all other public schools. From kindergarten up to 8th grade this school is outstanding! I wish I could take the whole staff to high school. I've had and am having a great experience with Poet. Principal knows all students by name. No kidding! Poet is very organized and care for individual students. Parent involvement and concerns is very much appreciated and looked into promptly. Poet lives up to its 6 pillars Trustworthiness Caring Respect Citizenship Fairness and Responsibility. Great leadership!!!

  • (3 years ago)

    Poet is a great school with great staff (most great except for a certain 4th grade teacher who was allowed to come back). The principal is very caring and the staff and PTSA are great.

  • (6 years ago)

    Poet has a lot of different programs that the children can be involved in. There is also a lot of parent involvement and support. I would recommend this school to anyone!

  • (6 years ago)

    My son started this school in the 3rd grade. He has been in Resource since the 1st grade. While my son never had bad grades he also had never made any honor roll. Now in the 6th grade he is a B honor roll student. I give thanks to the wonderful Resource team at Poet. This school has a wonderful prinipal and a great active staff. They encourage parent involvement. With a great focus on the Arts Poet gives kids the chance to express themselves and take up new hobbies. If you have a chance to enroll your child in Poet I highly suggest it.

  • (6 years ago)

    This is an excellent well rounded school. They have wonderful performing arts programs as well as a great focus on academics. I have recommended many family to Poet and will continue to do so.

  • (6 years ago)

    Poet is a magnet school focusing broadly on Arts. Performing arts include drama dance and choir. They also have art class and computer technology. It is a great program and a great school. If you live close to the school a big plus is the school goes from K-8. The range of grade levels truly help to teach students a great level of impowerment at this school without them even realizing it. We love Poet Christian and would recommend it to any family looking to expand the minds through education and art.

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