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César E. Chávez Elementary School

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA1510 West 14th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402
(541) 790-5300 Fax: (541) 790-5310

School web site

Grades: K-5
Enrollment: 449
Principal: Denisa Taylor <taylor_d@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Cathy Mattatall <mattatall@4j.lane.edu>

School Hours: 7:55 – 2:10
Early Release: Wednesdays 7:55 – 1:10
Breakfast Menu | Lunch Menu

Middle School Region: Arts and Technology Academy
High School Region: Churchill

Mission Statement:
To create a diverse student community of academically and socially skilled individuals by encouraging independence, respect and visionary thinking.

Program Description:
The César E. Chávez Elementary School community believes a strong connection between parents, students and the school is the best way to promote student success. César E. Chávez Elementary School values parent involvement and collaboration. Our academic program focuses on literacy through systematic instruction. Our students have access to technology throughout their school day to enhance learning. César E. Chávez Elementary School is a respectful, caring community with high expectations. We honor individual successes and believe everyone can learn in an encouraging environment.

School Highlights:

  • Highly qualified staff engaged in ongoing professional development in literacy, mathematics and technology; positive school climate that supports the varied needs of all students
  • 21st century technology integrated across curricular areas and grade levels kindergarten through 5th grade; laptops are available for all 3rd, 4th and 5th-grade students; iPads; iPods; SMART Boards in every classroom; computer lab
  • Involved community of families; bilingual (Spanish/English) communications, website, monthly Chávez parent group meetings, newsletters and school information; bilingual-bicultural family coordinator and office assistant
  • Family Resource Center which supports the needs of all families; monthly family activities include Geography Night, Math Night, Pajama Jam, BINGO, Movie Night, Sock Hop, Dr. Seuss Extravaganza, parent classes
  • A variety of programs including the BEST after-school program, SMART reading, Lunch Buddies, CHAMPS mentoring program, student leadership program

School Improvement Goals:

  • To improve student achievement in math, reading and writing
  • To create a safe and caring environment for all students
  • To develop and promote a variety of opportunities for parents to participate in the education of their children

Other Information:
WE BELIEVE… • every child can learn and achieve • every child can be a successful participant in our community • every child can be a S.T.A.R.: Safe, Thoughtful, Accepting and Responsible • every child has the right to be educated by highly qualified staff in a safe and caring environment • literacy is the foundation of learning • learning should be engaging and meaningful to ensure the development of a well-rounded child • staff will continue to learn and teach, using current and innovative research-based practices • the school community promotes high expectations for students, families and staff • the school community values diversity and the uniqueness of individuals

School Colors:
Purple and Apple Green

ODE school report cards and AYP reports