About Us Piedmont
Avenue Elementary School is a beautiful North Oakland school serving
355 students in grades K-5. Staff and community work diligently to
provide standards-based reading and math instruction for all of our
students. To educate the whole child, we also offer extracurricular
activities such as instrumental music, percussion, dance, computers and
art. We emphasize a college-going culture and all classrooms are named
after colleges and universities.
VISION We at Piedmont Avenue Elementary School believe every child can develop a love of learning.We believe every teacher can stimulate our students' minds in ways that will promote learning and successful achievement. We believe that every student can achieve beyond average academic skills.
Instead our students will develop high level critical thinking, problem
solving, and social skills to achieve personal excellence while
preparing for higher education and to participate in a global society
with respect for diversity. MISSION Students love learning and are taught in ways that prepare them to make unlimited academic and personal success.
To accomplish our vision we will work to build a community and culture
of high expectations for students, staff, families, and extended
community partners.We seek to
accomplish this through the use a standards-based, data-driven approach
to planning and differentiation of instruction.All
faculty and support staff members commit to cohesive and aligned
instructional practice, to the principles of collaboration and equity.Our
family partnership plan involves families in high levels of data
inquiry and supports their development as partners in academic
achievement.Our Extended Learning
Program provides targeted academic support, enrichment that includes
Technology, performing and visual arts, and recreation in addition to
multiple leadership opportunities. STUDENT DEMOGRAPHICS
60% African American
We celebrate diversity with monthly multicultural days and regular potlucks. 17 languages are spoken on campus!
Demographic data is based on enrollment for 2008/09 academic year.
OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a persons association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint forms are available at school sites and at the Office of the Ombudsperson, located in the Districts Paul Robeson Administrative Building, 1025 Second Avenue, Room 316. For further information, call 273-3243. BOARD POLICY 0410, 5145.3