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New immunization requirements for the 2016-2017 school year/SB 277: All incoming Kindergarten and 7th grade students must have current immunizations on record to begin school on August 10, 2016. California law SB 277 no longer allows personal or religious beliefs exemptions. Click here for more information.
Please click HERE for RUSD Safety Information. 

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Office Phone Number (909) 307-2420


School Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 1:50 p.m.

  • We encourage you to make certain that your child is on campus between 7:25 and 7:30 A.M. each day. This ensures on time regularity which is critical for each child's success.
  • Breakfast is served from 7:15-7:40 for $1 in the M.P.R..
  • Lunch is $2.10. Please see Welcome page for links to menus and Online Meal Applications.

Click HERE for the Highland Grove Student Attendance Calendar


2016-2017 Important Dates and Holidays - No students in attendance

Monday, August 8 Staff Professional Day
Tuesday, August 9 Staff Professional Day
Monday, September 5 Labor Day
Wednesday, November 9 Staff Professional Day
Thursday, November 10 Teacher Report Card Day
Friday, November 11 Veterans' Day
Monday, November 21 - Friday, November 25 Thanksgiving Recess
Monday, December 19 - Friday, January 6 Winter Recess
Monday, January 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance
Monday, February 20 Presidents' Day
Monday, March 13 - Friday, March 24 Spring Break
Monday, May 29 Memorial Day


Highland Grove Elementary 2016-2017 Minimum Day Calendar
Dismissal time is 11:40 A.M.

**PLEASE NOTE: Not all of these dates will appear on the RUSD colored calendar or RUSD website.  
                            Please make note of these days as dismissal will be at 11:40 A.M. for ALL students.

Thursday, August 18 Back-to-School Night (6:30 p.m.)
Tuesday, August 30 Staff Collaboration
Tuesday, September 27 Staff Collaboration
Tuesday, October 11 Staff Collaboration
Monday, November 21 - Friday, November 25 Parent-Teacher Conferences
Tuesday, January 24 Staff Collaboration
Tuesday,  February 14 Staff Collaboration
Friday, February 24 Staff Professional Activity
Friday, March 3 Staff Collaboration
Tuesday, March 7 Staff Collaboration
Tuesday, April 11 Staff Collaboration
Friday, June 2 Staff Professional Activity
Thursday, June 8 Last Day of School

  Frequently Asked Questions

Q:How come I cannot join a class or sign in on the website?

A:  We don't use this feature at the elementary level.  You can view your class website under the the tab on the top left corner of the page for Grade Levels/Teachers. Follow the links until you come to  your class. Signing in is only necessary for staff members.

Q:Where should I plan to drop off or pick up my child?

A: Students should be dropped off and picked up along Eucalyptus Street. There are two gates on the north side that will allow students to enter campus. Students may also be dropped off in the east parking lot (along Orange Street) in the morning. The east parking lot will only be for busses and daycare vans at dismissal. The south parking lot outside the Administration building is for staff parking and family members who are volunteering on campus.

Q: What are the school colors and mascot?

A: The school colors are blue and gold. The mascot is the grizzly bear.

Q: How will I find out if my child rides the bus to school?

A: You must live over 1.5 miles from the campus in order to be eligible to ride the bus as well as obtain a bus pass. Contact the RUSD transportation department at 307-5370 for details. The deadline to order a bus pass is July 29 th in order to be used on the first day of school.

Q: How do I become a volunteer for the classroom or school?

A: There are many opportunities to serve as a volunteer. All volunteers must be board approved annually and have a current TB (tuberculosis) clearance on file with the school office. Contact the school office for additional information.


Para cualquier informacion o preguntas en espanol sobre la escuela favor de llamar la Sra. Contreras al 307-2420 en la escuela Highland Grove.


Q: How can I find out if there is an AR quiz for the book my child has selected?


A: Highland Grove Elementary has access to every quiz created by Renaissance Learning for every book.  The only reason we may not have a quiz is if the book is recently published or one has not been created for it.  Because we have all quizzes available, it is impossible to keep a current list on our website. To view a book's reading level or point value, access the link to AR Bookfinder on the lower portion of our homepage. 

Q: What are the school and district policies regarding bullying and cyber bullying?

A: The district and school are compliant with Assembly Bill AB86 and Education Code 48900 (r) which states that bullying is "one or more acts by a pupil or group of pupils directed against another pupil that constitutes sexual harassment, hate violence, or severe or pervasive intentional harassment, threats, or intimidation that is disruptive, causes disorder, and invades the rights of others by creating an intimidating or hostile educational environment, and includes acts that are committed personally or by means of an electronic act." School officials have the authority to suspend a pupil or recommend a pupil for expulsion for bullying, including but not limited to bullying by an electronic act.


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