Parker Elementary School and all Oakland schools are closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year as part of the effort to stem the spread of the Coronavirus and keep our community safe and healthy. While these are challenging times for all of us, we are committed to education, safety and health of Parker's wonderful community comprised of students, parents, teachers and staff. We wish you all the best and please be safe.
Welcome to Parker Elementary & Middle School. Located in East Oakland, our school serves approximately 300 students in grades K-8. We celebrate the diversity of our school community and recognize our role as a school that complements and supplements the groundwork established in the first and primary place of education: the Home. Parker School seeks to further develop and enhance educational excellence by producing one focused scholar at a time. Parker is a community, in which teachers, staff, after-school staff, parents, and children all work together to develop a quality program for every child. Parker’s programs emphasize good work ethics and responsibility both social and academic. Parker teachers and staff models good leadership skills, empathy, and collaboration.
Our goal is to educate the whole child: Body, Mind, and Soul. Our assignment is to be a catalyst and foundation to equip generations with 21st century skills that will provide leadership for our community and positively impact the world. Parker places a high value on academic excellence. Students at Parker must reach Proficiency in core subject arrears (Math and English Language Arts our curriculum is aligned with Common Core Standards. We strive to inspire our students to explore the world around them by creating a safe environment so students can appreciate education. Differentiated learning helps all children gain the tools, skills, and resources necessary to understanding and be successful members of society as they grow, mature, and develop.