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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Parkview Elementary School founded?

The Chico Unified School District founded Parkview Elementary in 1953 in response to the needs of the community's population growth.

  • What educational programs does Parkview Elementary offer?

Parkview Elementary is a STEM school. We are focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at all grade levels. Parkview also has the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program for 4th & 5th graders. We also offer Pals Reading Program which consists of retired volunteers who donate time to work with students each year.

  • What after school programs or activities are available?

Parkview Elementary offers after school programs through the Century 21 program and a partnership with CARD. There is no charge for the after school program. Students need to turn in an application and be approved before attending. The program is broken up into 3 parts. Each student will rotate through academics, recreation, and enrichment. The program is taught by credentialed teachers, instructional aides, and CARD leaders.

  • What is the approximate student-to-teacher ratio?

The student-to-teacher average ratio for grades K through 3 is 24-to-1. The student-to-teacher ratio for grades 4 & 5 is 33-to-1.

  • How many students are enrolled at Parkview Elementary School?

The school population is approximately 420 students.

  • What are some of the upcoming events at Parkview Elementary?

A school calendar can be found by clicking on the school calendar link.

  • What meals are provided for the student?

School menus and nutritional information can be found on CUSD's Nutrition Services website.

  • How can I donate or contribute my time and resources to programs, events or a   class? Whom do I need to contact?

Anyone interested in donating time or assistance in a classroom can volunteer during school hours and/or after school. This may include providing food and/or supplies for classroom parties, assisting students in the classroom, correcting papers, helping with class projects or assisting the teachers in any way possible. You also can get involved by going on field trips or doing clerical work at home.  Interested parents should contact the student's teacher and/or the Parent-Teacher Organization at 891-3114. Volunteers need to have a volunteer worker agreement on file.

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