Program Highlights - Kings Mountain Elementary School

Kings Mountain Elementary School is a small elementary school in the Cabrillo Unified School District (CUSD). The school serves approximately 70 students, kindergarten through fifth grade, in three classrooms (K/1, 2/3, and 4/5).

The school’s small size and multi-grade classrooms provide a flexible and nurturing educational environment for its students. Kings Mountain School was awarded a Distinguished School Award from the State of California in 2008 and 2014. The the school continues to be committed to academic excellence and good citizenship.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Everyday Math with supplemental-Eureka Math, Problem of the Month and Math Talks
  • Teachers College Reading and Writing Workshop with student publications in the school newspaper
  • Push-in Reading Intervention
  • Scholastic Reading Inventory (SRI), an online tool for objective, accurate screening and benchmarking reading comprehension
  • Math Reasoning Inventory (MRI), and online tool for assessing students’ understanding of mathematics curriculum
  • Dedicated science teacher offering a specialized, hands-on curriculum based upon Harcourt, Full Options Science System (FOSS) & Great Explorations in Math and Science (GEMS) for grades 2/3/4/5
  • FOSS science curriculum for K/1
  • Computer technology lab time for all students
  • Weekly music classes, with semi-annual, school-wide performances in an off-campus venue
  • Weekly Art In Action classes, taught by trained parent volunteers, with art exhibits to display student work, for all grades
  • School-wide Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program
  • Dedicated, district-appointed Physical Education instructor for grades 4/5
  • Non-competitive, skills-based Physical Education program for K/1/2/3
  • Educational field trips

Revised (2016-2017)