The Pleasant Grove Joint Union School District (PGJUSD) is a single-school
district that opened in the late 1800s on Howsley Road in Pleasant Grove.
PGJUSD serves up to 220 students from transitional kindergarten through eighth
grade for the surrounding communities.
of our students' parents, grandparents and even some of our staff members,
attended school here. We enjoy the benefits of being a central part of this
close-knit, multi-generational farming community.
Although we have strong roots in the past, we are an educational progressive,
high-quality school. We value strong fundamental, standards-based education
while employing innovative, engaging teaching techniques to meet each student's
learning needs and styles. Our vision is one of educational excellence and
continuous learning for all.
Pleasant Grove students and staff all work hard and expect a lot of each other.
Due to our small size, we are able to provide a unique educational
experience.We were excited to have our
hard work recognized by being named a California Distinguished School in 2008 and
again in 2014, as well as receiving the Title 1 Academic Achievement Award. We recently were awarded the 2016 Gold Ribbon School Award as well as the Title I Achievement Award.
Pleasant Grove School
is pleased to announce that we have been named a 2016 California Gold Ribbon School . The California Gold Ribbon School Award
identifies and honors those schools that have made gains in implementing the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State Board of Education. We are proud to be recognized for the dedication, hard work,
and consistent focus on excellence on the part of our students, staff, and
community. The positive progress is reflection of a great deal of
diligence on the part of many people who believe that success is the result of
purposeful commitment toward a common goal.
We are excited to
announce that in addition to receiving the 2016 California Gold Ribbon School, we are also receiving the Title I Academic Achievement Award.
The Title I
Academic Achievement Award is given to schools receiving federal Title I funds
as authorized by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Title I, the
single largest federal educational program for K-12 public education, assists
schools in meeting the educational needs of students living at or below the
poverty line. To receive this
distinction, the school must demonstrate that all students are making
significant progress toward proficiency on California's academic content
Now Accepting Interdistrict Applications for 2016/17
Download the 2016/17 Interdistrict application here.
An on-line payment option, e-Funds For Schools, allows parents several payment options for cafeteria, daycare, and other school items. Payment is withdrawn electronically from your checking account or charged to your credit card. You are in full control of your account and can make a payment at any time that is convenient for you. No payments will be allowed without your knowledge and authorization through this secure payment system. By providing your home and/or work email address, an email notification informing you of the student's name, purpose of the payment, and the amount of the item will be sent to you each time that a payment is to be processed.
News will be posted here in the event of an emergency situation that affects our students.
If an incident occurs, please do not go directly to the school. It is essential that we are able to keep clear access for emergency vehicles.
Please do not call the school during a crisis. We need to keep the school phone lines open for emergency support calls. In the event of an emergency, you will be contacted through our automated phone service.
Please visit this website for the latest news. You may also check the local radio and television stations, as we will keep them informed.