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Rolando Park Elementary

Rolando Park Elementary School

San Diego Unified School District

San Diego, CA
Grades K-5
Principal: Anthony DeLuca

ENROLLMENT: 277

Latinx
48%
Asian
14%
Black
14%
Multi-racial
12%
White
10%
Free/ Reduced Lunch
86%
Students With Disabilities
20%
English Learners
20%

At Rolando Park Elementary, students benefit from high academic expectations and from a culture of support designed to ensure that every child achieves those expectations. Students believe they can accomplish impressive academic goals because they know their teachers will do whatever is necessary to help them succeed. This culture of success did not always exist at Rolando Park.  In their Symposium session, Rolando Park leaders will explain what they did to nurture a culture in which so many stakeholders have adopted high expectations for all students, while modeling a high level of commitment to the success of every student. Session leaders will emphasize the routines and structures that have helped to solidify the culture of success that is producing outstanding results for all students at Rolando Park.

AWARDS

2020 California Distinguished School

2017 CA Honor Roll School

Multi-year Quality School in Every Neighborhood Winner

Rolando Park leads the district in CA Healthy Student Survey Data for students feeling safe

Over a four-year period, the percentage of Rolando Park students achieving proficiency in English and math on state assessments increased by 35 percentage points.

In 2018-19, Rolando Park students took six state assessments. They outperformed the state of CA on all six.

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