Transitional Kindergarten (TK) is a stepping stone between preschool and kindergarten. The optional program provides students with an additional year of preparation, so they enter kindergarten with stronger academic, social, and emotional skills needed for future success in school.
To qualify to register for TK, students must be 5 years of age September 2, 2023, through April 2, 2024.
Students learn to become stewards of our planet and local environment. John Sloat has a school-wide Recycling Program that is student led and run in collaboration of our faculty advisors and custodial staff.
John Sloat Elementary has partnered with Leaders of Tomorrow to offer an outstanding after school program for students in grades K-6th. This program is available by application through the front office. Questions regarding enrollment in the program can be addressed through the program coordinator David Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (916) 600-1868. For more information, please visit https://www.leadersoftomorrowasp.com.
Students at John Sloat receive weekly music lessons from our amazing music teacher, Mr. Cunningham
Students have access to various musical instruments during their time at John Sloat including recorders and ukuleles. In addition, students in the intermediate grades are offered the opportunity to join the John Sloat Choir.
Peer mediation is process where trained students act as neutral mediators to help resolve a conflict between students.
Interested intermediate students are trained by our Student Support Center before heading out onto the playground. The process encourages students to resolve their own conflicts and increase problem-solving skills among our student body.
PBIS is an evidence based three-tiered framework to improve and integrate all of the data, systems, and practices that affect student outcomes. The PBIS team at John Sloat works collaboratively and strives to ensure success for all students.
They work collaboratively with each other and adult advisors to develop leadership skills. Members organize school activities, promote school spirit, and offer student perspective in school-wide decision-making. Our Student Council members provide the voice of the John Sloat student body.