Welcome to Blake School
Welcome to Blake Elementary School
The February meeting of the Blake School Board will be as
scheduled on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 7 PM in the School Library.2012-2013 SCHOOL YEAR BEGINS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 20th. SCHOOL BEGINS AT 8 AM. ON SITE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE. TO PRE-REGISTER, PLEASE CALL SCHOOL OFFICE AT 661-536-8559.
Blake Elementary School is located in the small ranching community of Woody, California, approximately 35 miles from Bakersfield. This historic school services Kindergarten through Eighth grade students, in which the students are instructed in a K-8 grade, self-contained, one room schoolhouse. The school currently serves 10 students, 3 girls and 7 boys. The Blake School District is one of the smallest school districts in the state of California.
The Blake School District employs one credentialed teacher/principal, Mrs. Dawn Carver,one part-time instructional aide, one part-time secretary, Mrs. Erin Rogers, and one part-time custodian, Ms. Betsy Carver. Blake Elementary school receives administration services and Speech/language services, which are contracted through Kern County Superintendent of Schools. The Blake School District Board consists of three board members from our Woody community.
Blake Elementary School has again meet their Adequate Yearly Progress targets for 2011-2012 school year!
The instructional day begins at 8:00 am, and ends at 3:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, the day begins at 8:00 am, and ends at 1:00 pm. The school district has a resource room/computer room, which has a total of 6 brand new student computers with T1 internet access. For students who are at high risk, tutoring is available, as well as, small group workshops. Blake school is committed to laying a firm educational foundation for each and every student. While serving in this diverse classroom, the staff, community, and Administration are determined to achieve success in producing and active learning environment for all students. The district has high expectations of not only the students, but of the highly qualified personnel it employs. This district is focused on the whole student, therefore, staff and volunteers must create within the classroom and campus, a safe and orderly environment conductive to learning and maturing.
Opportunities for Parental Involvement
Blake Elementary School welcomes parents or grandparents who want to be part of their childs' learning experience. We send home monthly Parent Newsletters, encourage attendance at all our field trips, and would welcome any parent/grandparent into our classroom to listen to our students read, play a math game, or help in an art project. Please contact our school office to volunteer in any area.