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We Reached Our Goal!

We Raised Over $2,000!  Way to Go GV Families!!

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Our Vision Statement

 Garden Valley Elementary inspires students and families to learn together by providing a collaborative and welcoming community for a successful future.

Come Support the Garden Valley Falcons Basketball Team and see the Lady Falcons cheer at every game!

Garden Valley Basketball Schedule

All Games are at Rio Tierra Middle School

3201 Northstead Sacramento, CA 95831

 Saturday 1/17 at 11:15 

Garden Valley vs. Jefferson

Saturday 1/24 at 10:00

Garden Valley vs. Bannon Creek

Saturday 1/31 at 11:15

Garden Valley vs. Harkness

Saturday 2/28 at 12:00

Garden Valley vs. Hazel Strauch

Saturday 3/7 at 12:00

Garden Valley vs. F.K.B.K


First Grade Feast



Click on Picture for More Information about Free or Reduced Lunch Program





A Family Guide to Understanding California’s New Testing System: Part I
California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

This spring marks the second year of the new state testing program called the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress or CAASPP. Like last year, students in grades 3-8 ... Continue
Posted by: Charlene VanAllen
Published: 3/2/15

Facilities Master Plan Town Hall Meetings
Twin Rivers Unified School District will hold four Town Hall Meetings to provide information to the public and receive input on the development of the district's Long Range Facilities Master Plan. A primary goal of this plan is to develop high... Continue
Posted by: Zenobia Gerald
Published: 2/26/15

Garden Valley Elementary


A Professional Learning Community

Our Mission:

To Inspire Each Student

To Extraordinary Achievement Every Day

School Contact information

School Office Open  Daily 7:30-4:00

3601 Larchwood Drive

Sacramento, Ca 95834

(916) 566-3460

Fax (916) 566-3545

Principal:  Michele Williams, michele.williams@twinriversusd.org



Jog-a-Thon 2015



Garden Valley Jog-A-Thon, Thursday, March 12th!

All Students who raise $50 in donations will be rewarded with an ice cream sundae party and movie!

All money raised goes directly to fund grade level field trips!

Please donate cases of bottled water for this event!

Thank You!

Click Here to Download Jog-A-Thon Sponsor Sheet in English and Spanish

Benchmark Assessments

Beginning the week of Feb. 9 - 10 students in   grades 1 - 6 will be taking trimester benchmark  assessments at Garden Valley School.  Students in grades 3 - 6 will be taking these assessments on line using lap top computers in their classroom or in our computer lab.  Please make sure your student arrives on time every day and attends school  all day everyday in order to do well on these assessments. 

Check in with your child’s teacher if you have any questions.

There is NO school during the week of Feb. 16 - 20.

Benchmark assessments resume during the

week of Feb. 23 - 27.




6th Grade Sly Park Trip


Twin Rivers Unified School District Nondiscrimination Statement


Twin Rivers  Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Director of the Student Services (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Rudy Puente, at 916-566-1620 or rudy.puente@twinriversusd.org. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.



If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Dr. Jacqueline Perez, 916-566-1736 or Jacqueline.perez@twinriversusd.org . A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.


Important Dates to Remember


2/23-2/27 Benchmark Tests Grades 1-6

2/27 Trimester 2 Ends

3/12 Jog-A-Thon

3/13 No School

3/16-3/20 Spring Conferences  School Dismissed at 1:30 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week only

3/20 School Picture Day

3/27 Minimum Day School Dismissed at 12:35

3/30-4/6 Spring Break No School


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