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<p>Ocean View Elementary School is one of three elementary schools in the Albany Unified School District. It received a distinguished Academic Performance Index ranking of 9 out of 10 for the 2008-09 school year.</p>
<p>School Principal Terry Georgeson can be reached by phone at 510-558-4800 and by e-mail at tgeorgeson@ausdk12.org. <a href="http://www.oceanview-pta.org">Learn about the PTA here</a>.</p> <p>As of 2008-09, the school spent $6,654 per pupil (compared with $5,443 per pupil in the district and $5,512 in the state). However, $1,753 was supplemental.</p> <p>The average teacher salary was $57,071, compared with $64,086 in the district and $65,425 in the state. Download the <a href="http://www.ausdk12.org/pdf/sarc/2008-2009/2008-09%20English%20SARC_OceanView%20ES.pdf">Ocean View School Data PDF</a> for more information.</p> <p>The school was 26 percent white, 41 percent Asian and  14 percent Latino in 2008-09. Additionally, 30 percent of students were categorized as socioeconomically disadvantaged; 39 percent as English learners; and 6 percent as having disabilities.</p> <p>Opportunities for parent involvement include the School Site Council, PTA, Multicultural Committee, Music Boosters, <a href="http://www.albanymusic.org/">Albany Music Fund</a>, <a href="http://albanyeducation.org/">Albany Education Foundation</a>, English Language Learner Advisory Committee, <a href="http://www.albanyschoolcare.org/">SchoolCare</a> and as classroom volunteers.</p> <p>Communication between school and home is accomplished through parent committees, district and school website, principal and classroom newsletters, conferences and report cards.</p> <p>The teaching faculty includes 25 teachers. Average K-3 class size is about 20; grades 4-5 have 30. As of 2008-09, the school had one librarian and a part-time library staff member, psychologist and speech/language/hearing specialist.</p> <p>The school's mascot is the sea otter: "The sea otter lives in an ocean rich with many different life forms and works in harmony with the ocean. As a teaching staff we are committed to bringing this same philosophy to our school."</p> <p>With a student population of more than 550 students, 250 have a home language other then English. Every classroom includes several cultures and languages. The school's program "is based on the strength of a caring classroom combined with the rich experiences offered through field trips, performing arts, visual arts and music. We have a strong school spirit nurtured in the classroom as well through the games and activities offered to students at lunchtime. By providing an intellectual, social and emotionally rich experience for students, we are proud of our school and the traditionally high API score we achieve."</p> <p>To find out how you can get involved, call the school or talk to your child's teachers.</p>
1000 Jackson St, Albany, CA 94706
(510) 558-4800
  • Fax: 510-528-6486
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