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
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
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
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