Glenview Elementary School is located in a quiet
residential neighborhood between Highway 580 and the Warren Freeway
in Oakland, California. It enjoys a very high level of parent
involvement and strong administrative leadership that has organized
parents and teachers into a cogent force for addressing school
challenges. Numerous partnerships exist with local institutions
providing enrichment during and after school.
At Glenview Elementary School every student
is encouraged to be a life-long learner. To accomplish this we
envision a clean, safe environment where our students are actively
involved in a learning process that is exciting, meaningful and
interactive. This process is built on the strengths and diversity
of our multiethnic student body population. Activities are provided
that enable students to take pride in who they are and to gain
an understanding and appreciation of other cultures. Glenview's
parents, staff, faculty, administration, and community
have a strong commitment to the arts. Because of this commitment,
Glenview students have 1-2 arts classes each
week ranging from dance, drama, theater, music(instrumental –
grades 4 & 5/vocal – grade 2) and visual arts. In most
instances arts classes are integrated into the regular curriculum,
giving students a broad range of ideas and inspiration so that
they have a well-rounded educational experience.
School Description and Mission Statement
vision is that our students achieve to their fullest potential.
Our programs, services, and staff contribute to all children
developing the educational and academic skills necessary
to make meaningful contributions to our society.
2. Our efforts result in our children learning to make informed
choices about their daily lives by developing a positive
sense of self, family, and community.
MISSION– Our mission is to provide children
with educational opportunities that meet them at their point of
need; enable them to make academic gains at or above their grade
level, and develop into healthy adolescents.
We continuously strive to meet our mission by:
1. Offering equitable
access to educational programs that serve to foster academic
achievement, including opportunities across the curriculum
for children to develop a balanced, life-long love for learning
and artistic expression.
2. Promoting cross-cultural understanding and appreciation
3. Offering our staff professional development and collegial
planning opportunities that improve the school climate,
support research based and data-driven instructional decision-making,
and promote the growth of our instructional staff
4. Leveraging community resources on our campus for the
benefit of our students, parents, and teachers
School Description– Glenview
is one of several ridge schools in the Oakland Unified School
District that draws its population from both the hills and flatlands
of Oakland. In this connection, this K-5 school reflects the socio-economic
bimodality of Oakland, with about half of its population coming
from lower income, socio-disadvantaged homes, while the other
half come from middle income households. The school is racially
mixed and its student population speaks more than a dozen languages.
The school is known for its history, pride, and artistic expression,
all of which complements its growing academic achievement throughout
is various sub groups.