About Us

Grades: K – 5

Motto: To Proficiency and Beyond ~ Excellence Begins Here

 Mascot: Braves

 Colors: Maroon and Turquoise

 Accreditation: Fully Accredited

Oakland Elementary School believes all students can learn and achieve mastery of essential skills and that our school’s purpose is to challenge and guide all students to higher levels of academic performance while fostering responsibility and cooperation. Reading is our focus; therefore, our instructional day includes 120 minutes of daily language arts instruction with an emphasis on a small group balanced literacy approach.

The Oakland staff is dedicated to providing a rigorous curriculum. We promote higher level thinking activities to stimulate our students’ minds. We are constantly researching new and innovative learning strategies to improve instruction. We are dedicated to providing challenges for students who excel and remediation for those who need assistance. Oakland Elementary is an awesome place for kids!

Vision, Mission, & Belief

Vision Statement Our vision at Oakland Elementary School, in collaboration with its community, is to provide an educational program that targets success for every student, every day, in an environment that encourages quality, equality, dignity and respect.  Our children will become self-motivated, lifelong learners who are contributing members of a global society. Mission Statement To …

School Report Card

Grades: K – 5 Motto: To Proficiency and Beyond ~ Excellence Begins Here Mascot: Braves Colors: Maroon and Turquoise Accreditation: Fully Accredited VDOE Report Card (click) Oakland Elementary School believes all students can learn and achieve mastery of essential skills and that our school’s purpose is to challenge and guide all students to higher levels …

Parent Connection

Looking for a way to stay up to date with your child’s grades and completed assignments?  Sign-up today for Parent Connection. Parent Connection Directions for Use

School Messenger

We want you to be informed at all times in regards to school cancellations, early dismissals, and delayed openings.  Click on the links below to learn about Suffolk’s Policies and Procedures for inclement weather and emergency closings.  Click on School Messenger to receive important messages from Suffolk regarding delays, cancellations, and more. School Messenger Delays and …

Grading Policy

Section 8-33.6 Kindergarten promotion criteria – Except in cases where the school superintendent recommends student promotion based on rationale determined by the division, the following promotion criteria must be met in order for a student to be promoted in kindergarten: (i) successful completion of the five core subjects of Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and History/Social …

Food Services

Would you like to add money to your child’s lunch account?  Click on the links below to learn more. SPS Food & Nutrition Services (Applications, Meal Costs, and Offered Services) SPS Wellness Policy My School Bucks (Lunch Money Account)

Parent Resources

The link below will give you and your family access to numerous websites that offer SOL help, library access, online encyclopedias, and more. Resources for Parents

Volunteers

We welcome you to come and volunteer at Oakland.  Please read the policies below and complete the attached form 2 weeks prior to your service. Volunteer Connect Info. Volunteer Connect Login

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