Harvest Dinner is coming December 5th
Hello families! Harvest Dinner is two weeks away and even though
school is out next week dinner, raffle and quad tickets are still
available. If you are in need of extra tickets nights, weekend's or
during the holiday break please contact Autumn Towns 916-704-1773 or Jackie
For more information please see the Parents Club tab
November 23 - 27 NO SCHOOL
Parents Club Meeting Tuesday December 1, 2015 at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria
Tuesday December 8, 2015 at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria
Pleasant Grove Joint Union School District
Welcome to Pleasant Grove School
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.
Pleasant Grove School
is pleased to announce that we have been named a 2014 California
Distinguished School. The California Distinguished School Award
identifies and honors those schools that have demonstrated educational
excellence for all students and progress in narrowing the achievement
gap. 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 2014 California Distinguished School
Award, 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. Of the approximately 10,000 schools in California, more than
6,000 of them participate in the Title I program, 106 schools received this
To receive this
distinction, the school must demonstrate that all students are making
significant progress toward proficiency on California's academic content
standards. Additionally, the school's socioeconomically disadvantaged
students must have doubled the achievement targets set for them for two
Congratulations Students & Staff our API is 889! You are all amazing!! All your hard work paid off!
Report is required by the state's Public Schools Accountability Act (PSAA) of
1999. This report shows how much a school is improving from year to year based
on its API. A school's API is a number that ranges from 200 to 1000 and is
calculated from the results for each school's students on statewide tests. The
state has set 800 as the API target for all schools to meet. Schools that fall
short of 800 are required to meet annual growth targets until that goal is
achieved. API targets vary for each school.
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.