The students, families, staff and surrounding neighbors of Ethel Phillips School are working together to support all students to develop cooperation with peers, creativity, personal responsibility and accountability. Students will achieve academically and develop critical thinking and problem-solving strategies that will lead to success in an ever-changing world.
In order to bring our vision into reality, we will:
Develop cooperation within the community
Foster students’ creativity.
Provide quality instruction of California State Standards.
Encourage opportunities for students to think critically and solve problems.
Ethel Phillips Elementary has high expectations for students. Teachers work as a team to encourage students to be independent learners and use a variety of small group methods to develop problem-solving skills, cooperation, and higher-level thinking skills. The staff works closely with parents and other community members to be responsive to the needs of students and the community. Accountability Report Accountability reports are available from the SCUSD Web site.
Ethel Phillips is located in what is known as the City Farms neighborhood which is located between the North and South borders of Sutterville Boulevard and Fruitridge boulevard. The community we serve extends beyond these borders, but we are surrounded on the east by light rail and Franklin Boulevard.
This community has many generations of families that continue to frequent Ethel Phillips as their home school. The school has been a part of this community for over 70 years.
Ethel Phillips tiene varios programas y recursos disponibles para los estudiantes y sus familias. Un programa especial es el Programa Alternativo Bilingüe también conocido como Programa Bilingüe de Transición Temprana. Este programa se está implementando actualmente en la escuela Elemental Ethel Phillips del Distrito Escolar de Sacramento.
La meta del Programa de Transición Bilingüe es la transición de los estudiantes a clases de solamente ingles en el cuarto grado y adelante.