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Chávez Elementary School

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA1510 West 14th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402
(541) 790-5300 Fax: (541) 790-5310
Attendance Line: (541) 790-5322

School website

Grades: K–5
Enrollment: 439
Principal: Deirdre Pearson <pearson_d@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Angie Gee <gee_a@4j.lane.edu>

School Hours:
M–Th: 7:55–2:25
Friday: 7:55–1:10
Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Middle School Region: Arts & 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 K–5; laptops available for all students in grades 2–5; iPads; iPods; SMART Boards in every classroom
  • Involved community of families; bilingual (Spanish/English) communications: newsletters, website, monthly Chávez parent group meetings, other school information; bilingual-bicultural family coordinator and office assistant
  • Monthly family activities which include Geography Night, Math Night, Pajama Jam, BINGO, Movie Night, Dr. Seuss Extravaganza, parent classes
  • A variety of programs for students including the BEST after-school program, SMART reading, Lunch Buddies, CHAMPS mentoring program, student leadership program and a Green Team

School Improvement Goals:

  • Improve student achievement in math, reading and writing
  • Create a safe and caring environment for all students
  • 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.

ODE school report cards and AYP reports