Skip to main content

Vision

Van Deene Elementary School will engage all students in higher level thinking skills and academic rigor through quality educational programs that develop high academic achievement, self-esteem, good citizenship, and multicultural awareness.  We will instill in our students an interest in lifelong learning in order to create responsible and productive citizens who are prepared to participate in our global society.Van Deene Elementary School will engage all students in higher level thinking skills and academic rigor through quality educational programs that develop high academic achievement, self-esteem, good citizenship, and multicultural awareness.  We will instill in our students an interest in lifelong learning in order to create responsible and productive citizens who are prepared to participate in our global society.

Annual Colonial Fair

colonial fair.jpg
 

Family Science Night

Science Night jpg.jpg
 

New Computer Lab

computer lab.jpg
 

Library

loibrary.jpg
 

About Us

Why Van Deene?

Our programs offer an enhanced school experience for all of our k-6 students!

(click here a for printable brochure)


 

Science Lab

iMac Computer Lab

School Garden

Roving iPad Carts

School Musical Production

Drama, Music, Dance & Visual Arts

Student Council

Annual School Yearbook

Scholastic Book Fair

Instructional Components

Our teachers use a variety of instructional resources aligned to the Common Core Standards including:

  • Daily Number Talks
  • Guided Reading
  • Writing Workshop
  • Scholastic News
  • Treasures Language Arts
  • My Math

Student Support

We strive to have all of our students succeed by offering the following interventions:

  • English Learner after-school tutoring
  • After school math tutoring
  • After school language arts tutoring
  • California English Language Development test tutoring
  • School psychologist
  • Push-in and pull-out model of intervention
  • Smarter Balance Assessment tutoring

Parent Offerings

Our school offers a variety of opportunities to support parents and families including:

  • Parent Center
  • After school parent workshops
  • Daytime parent workshops
  • Parent volunteer program
  • FREE after school programs for kindergarten through sixth grade until 6:00 p.m.
  • Family Science Night

Facilities

Our large and secure campus has 100% Wi-Fi coverage and includes:

  • 4 handball courts 
  • 2 volleyball courts
  • 4 kickball fields
  • 3 age appropriate pieces of play apparatus
  • 9 tetherball courts
  • 2 full size basketball courts
  • Multiple hopscotch and four square courts
  • Running track
  • School Garden