Points of Pride

  • Mission of Orange Grove Elementary School 
    Establish leadership and a love of learning.

     

    Vision
    100% student success

    About Our School

    • Total Enrollment VPK – 5th Grade:   375
    • School hours:  8:45AM – 2:55PM
    • Before and after school care: YMCA
    • Teaching staff:  Approximately 32 percent of faculty members have advanced degrees.
    • 96% Attendance rate
    • 45% Free and Reduced Lunch

     

    Academic Achievements and Points of Pride

    • 65% of 3rd-5th graders on Honor Roll or Principal’s List
    • FLKRS Kindergarten Readiness 89% in 2018 and 83% in 2019
    • Five Star School Award – 20+ years
    • Golden School Award – 25+ years
    • National Junior Honor Society
    • 50+% of all students in an extended day activity

     

    Special Services & Programs

    • The Orange Grove Way – Respect Responsibility Honesty Self-Motivation
    • BUGS – “Bring Up Grades” to recognize students who raise their grades
    • Healthy Habits Character and Fitness Program
    • AVID School (Advancement via Individual Determination)
    • Citizen of the Month / Principal’s Brunch
    • Monthly Character Assembly
    • School wide Reading Plan with Incentives / Fieldtrip
    • School wide Tenacity / Perseverance / Test Prep Social Skills Lessons
    • Honor Roll / Principal’s List Celebrations
    • Attendance Celebrations / Dance Parties
    • Daily Recess
    • Healthy Schools Bronze Award
    • Field Day
    • Talent Show

     

    Extracurricular Activities:

    • Student Council
    • Multicultural Club
    • Media Assistants
    • Battle of the Books Bunch (Sunshine State Books)
    • News Crew
    • Bucket Brigade
    • Chorus (4th and 5th grade)
    • Spanish Club
    • Extended Learning Program
    • Four STEM  Academies (Science Technology Engineering Math)
    • Role Models
    • Disney Music and Mallet Madness
    • Ozobot Club

     

    Campus and Safety:

    • Armed School Security Officer
    • Beautiful, well-maintained and safe campus
    • Wireless Hub throughout all classrooms
    • Science Lab
    • OGE Branding Signage around campus
    • New building and complete renovation by 2021.
    • Two state of the art computer labs by 2021 / 6-10 devices in every classroom

     

    Parent Involvement:

    • Active PTA – Parent Teacher Association *6,500+ volunteer hours annually
    • All Pro Dad’s
    • iMoms
    • Mentors
    • Grandparents’ Day Luncheon
    • Dads Take Your Child to School
    • Safe Walk to School 
    • Fall Carnival / Trunk or Treat
    • OGE Gives Back
    • Great American Teach-In
    • Holiday Shop
    • Family Movie Night
    • Family Dance
    • Beautification Day
    • Pow Wow Parade
    • Family Dinner & Auction
    • Exhibition Extravaganza
    • On site Gifted / Enrichment / Talent Development
    • Universal Gifted Testing – 1st Grade
    • Extended Learning Program before and after school for enrichment/remediation