Golden View Environmental Science School

  • Golden View students with vegetables and sign Farm Sweet Farm Learning through hands-on, minds-on, real-world experiences.

    Our vision is to develop young adults who are well-educated, environmentally conscious, and responsible leaders.

    Golden View student with principal Golden View Elementary School's environmental science program launched in fall 2018. All students, in Early Kindergarten through fifth grade, experience a rigorous academic program, with environmental science integrated throughout the school day. Our professional staff, under the direction of Principal Lori Florgan, provide students with a safe, nurturing learning environment, which includes a beautiful 2.5-acre farm, animals, and vegetable and fruit gardens.

    Teachers and students on the farm Here are some of the unique lessons and programs in store for your your children at Golden View!

    Caring For Living Things: Farm animals help children understand life cycles, reciprocity between animals and humans, and importance of making responsible choices
    Recycle, Reuse, And Repurpose: Composting, recycling, and repurposing are key to going green
    Farm To Table: through a garden in which children plant, tend, harvest, and cook nutritious food
    Integration of California’s Environmental Principles and Concepts throughout subject areas
    After-school Nature Club, Chess Club, Cooking Club, and Environmental Science Showcases
    Gardening with Life’s Toolbox
    Art Explorers
    Music: 4th & 5th Grade
    Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) instruction
    1:1 Devices for all grade levels (Chromebooks)
    Write From the Beginning and Beyond Writing programs