John Sloat Elementary School combines a strong academic program with extra-curricular activities to develop the whole child. Our teachers are highly qualified and exemplify the high standards that we have for our educators and our students. Each staff member is dedicated to working with parents in helping students succeed and flourish and to recognize the unique potential of each child.
John Sloat is a physically and emotionally safe learning environment where students are encouraged to do their personal best and are provided with the knowledge, skills, confidence, and motivation that they need to succeed. This is accomplished by setting high expectations, while respecting the individual needs and abilities of our diverse student population.
At John Sloat, we aim to educate the whole child. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum based on the Common Core State Standards, students and families are nurtured with a variety of services, programs and leadership opportunities which include:
Balanced Literacy Instruction & a wide access to a variety of interesting books for students in each classroom
Culturally Responsive Teaching
Library & Computer Lab
Student Leadership Opportunities:
Pillars of Character, Character Education Program
Very Special Arts
Supports and Services:
On site preschool program
Free breakfast and lunch
Free after school enrichment program
Free after school tutoring
On site Social Worker and Family & Youth Engagement Specialist
Speech and Language teacher
Resource Room teacher
Special Day Class teacher for students with disabilities
Dental, hearing, & vision screening
Spanish, Hmong, Japanese & Greek language speaking staff members.
Events we host at our school to support and engage students and families include:
Wednesday morning parent coffee hour
Parent Resource Center
Trotting Tuesday’s morning walking club
Family Math Night
Read & Feed morning family reading
Winter Sing Along
Community Reading Day
Back to School Night
Kindergarten & 6th grade Promotion
A variety of volunteer opportunities
A variety of off site enrichment field trips
Please feel free to contact the John Sloat main office if you would like to learn more about John Sloat or if you would like to schedule a tour with the principal. Stop by to witness a dynamic reading lesson, witness students engaged in our after school enrichment program, or learn about our various opportunities that make our school great. Thank you for your interest in our school. We look forward to working with you!