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10 Things You Should Know about Today's OVSD

    1. OVSD Relationships Matter

      Teachers rank in the top 20% of the Best in California—

    2. Test scores are above state and county averages in math and language arts

    3. Mesa View named 2019 California Distinguished School; Circle View and Star View named in 2018

    4. 2018 survey shows 90% of OVSD families believe their child gets a high-quality education

    5. OVSD offers a variety of cutting-edge, innovative magnet programs, including:

      GATE—Circle and Star View Elementary Schools, Mesa View Middle School
      Environmental Science—Golden View Elementary School

      Science, Technology, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics (STEAM)—Lake View Elementary School, Vista View Middle School
      Visual & Performing Arts Academy (VAPA)—Westmont Elementary School

    6. Golden View—the only local elementary environmental science program, which includes a 2.5-acre farm with animals and garden

    7. Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) magnet schools offer identified students a research-based continuum in grades 3-8

    8. Comprehensive Writing Continuum through all grade levels for 21st century communication skills

    9. Campus renovation programs and state-of-the-art security systems thanks to $169M school bond

    10. Award-winning educational staff recognized at national, state, and county levels for expertise