Anaverde Hills

Anaverde Hills School opened in August 2005 on a temporary site. In August of 2013, the school was relocated on the permanent site. In April of 2010 Anaverde Hills Elementary School was named a California Distinguished School based on the outstanding academic achievement during the 2008-2009 school year. Anaverde Hills has 21 general education classrooms and three SDC classrooms ranging from Kindergarten through eighth grade, a resource and speech teacher, an EL aide, and a librarian.

The school enrollment is approximately 570 students, in which the majority of the students live walking distance from the school site. Anaverde Hills is supported by a dedicated Parent Teacher Student Association, which provides academic opportunitites as well as a foundational component to the traditions and culture of the school.

Consistent school-wide practices are in place to rasie academic achievement in every classroom at Anaverde Hills and include use of the core curriculum as first instruction, increased student engagement, and incorportating clear learning objectives. With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, additional District initiatives include critical reading and writing across all subject areas, inquiry grounded in evidence from text, rigor and real-world application across all content areas, and the integration of technology.

Anaverde Hills School is proud to introduce the unique A-STEP program. The program includes the AVID program integrated from kindergarten through 8th grade; an emphasis on sicience with the new science lab; increased instruction using technology such as Smart Boards, iPads, chrome books, and student interactive systems; an emphasis on curriculum exploration through hands-on learning and oral language development; and project-based learning opportunities.


The Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments are part of the state testing program called the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress or CAASPP. The CAASPP System is designed to give information to teachers, students, and their families about what students know and are able to do and whether they are on track to be ready for success in college or career when they graduate from high school.

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