Our School

Welcome to Grand Oaks!

What we offer

Grand Oaks Elementary School is a kindergarten through fifth grade school located in Shasta Lake, California.
We offer a comprehensive program that includes kindergarten through fifth grade self- contained classrooms, special services for identified students, a gifted program, art, music,  library, and a nationally recognized physical education program.
Our after-school program (SAILS) is available daily until 6:00p.m. to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. 

Mission Statement:
To promote academic excellence, responsible citizens, and a life-long desire for learning in a safe environment.

Vision Statement:
It is the vision of Grand Oaks Elementary School that the united efforts of students, parents, staff and community will develop students who; 
  • Act Responsible,
  • Show Respect to Others,
  • Learn to Resolve Conflicts Peacefully,
  • Strive for High Quality Work Within a Safe, Enriched Environment
Instructional Programs
  • Self-contained classrooms 
  • National Geographic Language Arts &  Eureka Math
  • L.I.F.E.—Literacy Instruction for Everyone
  • Benchmark Testing—Math & ELA
  • Books and Beyond
  • Accelerated Reader Program
  • Music / Art
  • Technology
  • Physical Education
  • Dr. Seuss Day
Instructional Norms

Instructional elements that occur in all classrooms across all content areas using Common Core state standards
  • Objective - students know and can articulate the purpose of the lesson
  • Formative Assessment - Teachers check for under- standing often using a variety of strategies.
  • Student Collaboration - Students are expected to produce grade-level work everyday in every class through structured student discussion
  • Alignment of Independent Practice - Teachers en- sure that the independent work that students are expected to complete is directly aligned with the learning objective and with the delivered instruction.
  • Concept Development - The concept is aligned with the instruction and the instruction is aligned with the standard.
  • Engagement Strategies - Teachers will use a variety of engagement strategies.
  • Summative Assessment - Learning goals will be assessed. Assessment data will be used to drive instruction.
Academic Enrichment Activities
  • Music
  • Career Day
  • Spelling Bee
  • Field Trips
    • Pumpkin Patch
    • Turtle Bay Museum
    • Coleman Fish Hatchery 
    • Sacramento-Capitol Tour—4th grade 
    •  KinderCollege Day at Simpson College 
    • Waterworks Reward Trip
Athletic Program
  • Cross Country Team (K-5th)
  • 4th & 5th  Basketball League
Clubs & Organizations
  • SAILS
  • Epic Bible Club
  • ExtremeKids
Recognition Activities
  • K-5th Grade—Monthly Six Pillars of Character Awards
  • Honor Roll Awards
  • Monthly Perfect Attendance Recognition
  • Weekly Principal Citizenship Prizes
  • 100% Math Prizes
  • BUG (Bringing Up Grades) Dinner
  • All-Star Breakfast sponsored by SCSAA
  • Monthly Reading Rewards
  • Monthly Big 3 Classroom Awards
  • Trimester High Flyer Recognition
Reading Assessment
Frequent academic assessment is the key to promoting student progress in reading.
Regular assessments include:
  • Rigby PM 
  • NWEA
  • BPST Accelerated Reader Standards benchmarks
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