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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: 430
Principal: Deirdre Pearson <pearson_d@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Angie Gee <gee_a@4j.lane.edu>

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 school secretary and office assistant
  • Monthly family activities including Math Night, Literacy Night, Dr. Seuss Extravaganza and parent classes
  • A variety of enrichment opportunities for students including SMART reading, BEST after-school program, CHAMPS mentoring program, student leadership, Green Team, Artist-in-Residence, School Garden Project and Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum

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

ODE school report cards and AYP reports