Students collaborate in rigorous and relevant Common Core lessons.
Rigor is the level of thinking student do, and relevance is the application of knowledge through problem solving. The instructional programs include Project Based Learning, Sobrato Early Academic Language Development, Number Talks, and integration with science and history/social science content. Visual and Performing Arts is offered at the different grade levels.
Classrooms are enhanced with 21st Century Technology: Chromebooks and Google Apps.
One-to-one Chromebooks in grades 6 and two-to-one Chromebooks in grades K-5. All students use Google Apps for Education and other online resources. Technology is a critical component of students’ lives and preparation for college and careers.
Regular attendance and punctuality are important to the students’ achievement success.
School attendance also develops positive qualities important throughout life. The Oak Grove School District is a partner with students and parents in ensuring all students are career and college ready. We recognize that student achievement and consistent school attendance have a direct correlation.
Family engagement promotes children’s learning and healthy development in Oak Grove.
Family engagement refers to the inclusion of families in activities and programs that promote children’s development, learning, and wellness, including in the planning, development, and evaluation of such activities, programs, and the Local Control and Accountability Plan.
Oak Grove schools provide a positive, predictable, consistent and safe learning environment. We serve a diverse community, and ensure all students have a sense of belonging and voice. All schools implement the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) three tiered Response to Intervention System.
Sobrato Early Academic Language Model (SEAL) is designed as a comprehensive model of intensive, enriched language and literacy education designed for English language learners, starting in preschool and continuing through fourth grade. It was designed by Dr. Laurie Olsen, a national expert in English language learner education. A national advisory group provided initial input, and continues to advise the project as the model evolves. http://www.sobrato.com/program-model/
Little Heroes Program
Walk n' Roll
Walk n' Roll San Jose is funded by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission through its Climate Initiatives Program with the goal of increasing walking and biking to school, fostering a healthy and active lifestyle, and reducing traffic congestion and related air pollution, leading to a safer environment within school zones. http://www.getstreetsmarts.org/walknroll/
Community School of Music and Arts' (CSMA) award-winning, in-school visual arts program, Art4Schools, provides quality art education to students in Grades K-12. Students receive weekly art lessons as part of their regular school day. For over 30 years, CSMA has brought music and art programs to tens of thousands of students in public and private schools in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. CSMA's goal is to ensure that all children in the community have access to an arts education.
Music for Minors
Music for Minors is a nonprofit with over 40 years of expertise in elementary school music education. Their mission is to nurture in children a lifelong love of music. Operatin in the San Francisco Bay Area, their staff provides students in TK - 6 grades with a program of diverse, high-quality musical experiences that is: