Programs and Services
The Partnerships in Education Program (PIE), is a district-sponsored effort to form collaborative arrangements between schools and organizations, such as businesses, government agencies and military commands, as well as service, educational and cultural community organizations. Established in 1982, partnerships focus on human resources rather than the donation of funds. To get involved, speak with your principal.
The San Diego Unified School District Choice Program provides students with the opportunity to attend a school other than their neighborhood school. The school choice program allows students to apply to any school within the San Diego Unified School District, with the exception of Magnet Schools. Read more »
Gift and Talented Education (GATE) is a California Program which provides challenging curriculum and instruction to identified students. Students are identified by district psychologists who administer tests to all 2nd graders and students who are new to our school in grades 3, 4 and 5. The results determine placement in the GATE program for the following year and through grade 12.
GATE cluster classes contain groupings of gifted and high-achieving students in a classroom with a GATE certified teacher. GATE funds are used to design and deliver supplemental differentiated programs. Read more »
A district-sponsored program brings an instrumental music instructor to the school twice a week to give lessons to interested 4th and 5th grade students. Read more »
We are proud to have a school library containing a wonderful collection of fiction, non-fiction and reference materials. The library provides resources to teachers and parents, and teaches students library and research skills.
No Child Left Behind
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) is a federally-enacted law governing elementary and secondary education. It affects states and school districts in four basic ways: Greater accountability for results, increased district flexibility for spending federal money, expanded options for parents and increased emphasis on teaching methods that have been proven to work.
These changes support the district's current focus on delivering a strong standards-based educational program designed to improve student achievement in the gateway skills of reading, writing, and mathematics. Read more »
Every classroom participates an outstanding physical education program. While actively participating in age appropriate physical activities, students are taught sportsmanship skills.
San Diego Police Department Programs
Our SDPD officer will visit all classrooms to deliver a program regarding child safety. At the lower grades the program addresses proper emergency procedures, stranger danger and bullying. At grade 5, topics also include the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and drugs.