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July 29, 2016

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Message to families
SCHOOL LEADER
Follow Palisades School on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Twitter – https://twitter.com/PalisadesWaves Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/PalisadesWaves Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/PalisadesSchoolWaves
Posted July 29, 2016

Grateful to:
SCHOOL LEADER
We thank our teaching staff, classified support staff, parents/guardians, and students for making Palisades an amazing learning community!
Posted July 29, 2016


Teacher effectiveness:
SCHOOL LEADER
Capistrano Unified School District/Palisades teachers have opportunities throughout the school year and summer for professional development to help improve student learning. A variety of topics and subjects are covered, from academic achievement to student behavior.
Posted July 29, 2016

Amount of homework:
SCHOOL LEADER
Palisades’ Homework Plan is in accordance with CUSD Board Policy 6154, which reads, “Properly designed homework significantly strengthens student learning and achievement.” A general rule of thumb for time committed to homework is to multiply the student’s grade level by ten and add ten (e.g., a 3rd grader would have an average of 40 (3 x 10 + 10) minutes of homework per day. Consideration is given to differing student learning and ability levels in assigning homework. Common purposes for homework are Practice (doing homework based on a skill taught in class), Preparation (students may be asked to think about an idea for homework prior to systematically studying about it in class or to collect information for something they will study in class), Elaboration/Extension (students may be asked to elaborate on what they have learned or make connections with their other knowledge), and Make Up (completing work at home to make up for absences).
Posted July 29, 2016

Develops grit:
SCHOOL LEADER
Staff members share with students why persistence and grit are important to succeed. Second Step lessons are taught to students that cover the topic of persistence, problem solving, and having a plan.
Posted July 29, 2016


Develops respect:
SCHOOL LEADER
Staff members model how to be respectful and Second Step lessons are taught to students that cover the topic of respect.
Posted July 29, 2016

Develops empathy:
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The staff models appropriate behavior in front of students. In addition, the School Counselor teaches research-based Second Step lessons that focus on social-emotional skills for students. Second Step lesson topics include how to be a caring and helpful person, how to be respectful, and how to understand different perspectives.
Posted July 29, 2016

Develops honesty:
SCHOOL LEADER
The teachers and staff members at Palisades Elementary School have high expectations for all students, both academically and behaviorally. Students at Palisades School are expected to contribute to a safe, orderly and productive learning environment. While at school, students are reminded to ask themselves: Is it safe? Is it the right thing to do? All Palisades students can be A+ Wave scholars during the school year! What makes an A+ student? Attitude, Attendance, and Achievement! Students can receive a variety of rewards from their teachers and the administration for appropriate behavior and academic achievement throughout the school year.
Posted July 29, 2016


Palisades Elementary School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
I love that every Friday Flag ceremonies end with a reminder to students in which they say together, "Is it safe and is it the right thing to do"

Palisades Elementary School 5

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
We moved to Capo Beach in the summer of 2015 and were hesitant about the school at first because of the 7 out of 10 rating from Great Schools. Since then, the rating has increased to 8. The Principal, Mr. Visca, is absolutely wonderful. We have children in 2 different grade levels and their teacher are fantastic. Palisades has a very active PTA with year round functions. But most important to me, is the strong sense of community and family that has been fostered by the entire staff and families that make up Palisades Elementary. This school is truly a great environment to raise your children in.

Nearby schools

Palisades Elementary School
26462 Via Sacramento, Capistrano Beach, CA  92624-1399
(949) 496-5942
Last modified Palisades Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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