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Edgewood Community Elementary School

edgewood577 East 46th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 790-8700 Fax: (541) 790-8705
Attendance Line: (541) 790-8725

School website

Grades: K–5
Enrollment: 380
Principal: Jim Moore <moore_ji@4j.lane.edu>
Secretary: Tanya Bunson <bunson_t@4j.lane.edu>

Middle School Region: Spencer Butte
High School Region: South Eugene

Mission Statement:
Edgewood Community is a safe and caring environment nurturing a diverse community of lifelong learners.

Program Description:
Principal, staff and community work together to create a safe, caring, respectful and culturally inclusive environment that encourages a growth mindset approach to learning. Edgewood Community offers a strong academic program that emphasizes effective effort with basic skills through an integrated curriculum approach. In a positive, caring environment, children are given responsibility for their behavior. We emphasize communication between home and school.

School Highlights:

  • Variety of instructional approaches, techniques, strategies and enrichments implemented into an integrated curriculum approach to meet the individual needs of each learner; students may be grouped by skill level for certain core academics
  • Technology integration including laptop computers, iPads, iPods, Smart Boards, document camera and projector in all classrooms, smart TVs in grades 3–5 and surround-sound speaker system in all classrooms
  • Focus on cultivating a growth mindset for learning and a culturally inclusive campus
  • Schoolwide discipline program helps create a safe, respectful school climate: Positive Behavior Intervention and Support guides students to be safe, be kind, be responsible; social skills curriculum, problem-solving strategies, and behavior assistance for individualized needs
  • Special activities include artist-in-residence, professional storyteller, student council, fifth grade Outdoor School, schoolwide educational assemblies, and classroom and all-quad meetings
  • After-school programs may include school choir, sewing class, knitting, chess club, OBOB (Oregon Battle of the Books), Spanish class, art class, Coyote Kids Whole Earth Nature School, Treetop Science classes, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts and YMCA Child Care
  • Parent involvement and open communication between home and school are valued

School Improvement Goals:

  • Teaching and learning
  • Educator effectiveness
  • School climate and culture

ODE school report cards and AYP reports