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The California Department of Education (CDE) awarded Kaiser Elementary with the California Gold Ribbon Award, in recognition of their outstanding educational programs and practices that contribute to closing the achievement gap.

 

Kaiser Elementary uniquely serves students in grades three through six and was selected as a Gold Ribbon School for their success implementing their Read All Day (RAD) Program. The RAD program includes various tiers of instruction, grounded on new state standards, student assessments to determine the tier of instruction that best suits each student’s need, and creating a community culture of reading.

 

The RAD program has resulted in a 24 percent increase in student reading proficiency. Based on 2015 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium data, English learners exceed state averages by nine percent, socio-economically disadvantaged students exceed state averages by 11 percent and special education students exceed state standards by 18 percent.

Welcome

KAISER KNIGHTS C.A.R.E.!

Kaiser Elementary School is the home of the Kaiser Knights – noble in thought, word, and deed. Our mission is to build a “community of life-long learners" who consistently demonstrate Common sense, Accountability, Respect, and that Everyone matters (C.A.R.E.). As a Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (P.B.I.S.) school, our students, staff, and families are united in providing Kaiser students with a foundation for success as students and young people in an ever-changing world.

You will find that our expectations are high and that they are matched by our support in achieving them. It is our intention that when Kaiser students move up to intermediate and high school, they will be powerful thinkers with a strong knowledge base, skill set, sense of creativity, and commitment to community. In other words, Kaiser Knights are 21stcentury global citizens who C.A.R.E.! As we progress through the year, you can anticipate hearing and seeing more and more evidence of C.A.R.E. at Kaiser!

PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

May the Fourth be with You!

 

Princess Leia, Darth Vader, Han Solo, Wookies, Yoda, and Luke Skywalker were some of the Star Wars characters emblazoned on shirts last Friday. We even had fancy Princess Leia hairstyles! We’ve reached the time of year where we are running at a sprint while needing to keep things fun. State testing is around the corner. It begins on May 14th. We balance it with our annual handball tournament, which starts on Tuesday. Wednesday is Bike to School Day in Costa Mesa. We have maps in the office if you’d like to participate. The school carnival is nearly upon us as is camping under the stars and the annual Pilot Cup soccer tournament. Then, of course, we are just a month away from Open House and the talent show. All of this is going on while we prepare for this summer’s installation of new air conditioning and preparation for next year.

 

Of special importance for families is state testing. You will want to be sure to send your student on time with lots of love and a good breakfast to school each day. We serve breakfast in the cafeteria as well! We want students to take their time and try their best. Some kiddos think testing is a race. Not so! You can even do little practice tests at home if you like. Right here on the Kaiser website is a link to the practice test site. Just click on Resources, then on Websites for Home Use, then State Test Training Site. It’s kind of fun!

 

As the sand seems to race through the timer at this point in the year, I can’t thank you enough for your continued partnership, grace, and effort on behalf of Kaiser students. We are a very fortunate group!

 

 

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2130 Santa Ana Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

 

Office:  949-515-6950
Attendance:  949-515-6852
Fax:  949-515-6851

 

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 am to 4:00 pm

 

Principal:  Dr. Deborah Granger
Assistant Principal:  Mrs. Teri Lyn Schad
Administrative Assistant:  Kathy Dugan

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The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent. Any school employee who witnesses an incident of unlawful discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, intimidation, retaliation, or bullying, shall immediately intervene to stop the incident when it is safe to do so. Compliance Officer Contact Information: Associate Superintendent, Chief Human Resources Officer, 2985 Bear St. Costa Mesa, CA 92626, 714-424-5041