Calvin C. Oakley School is a neighborhood transitional kindergarten through sixth grade elementary school where students are able to walk to and from school. Named after Cary Calvin Oakley, a Santa Maria Valley pioneer farmer, our school is closely linked with the agricultural industry where many of our students' parents are employed. We believe that parent and community involvement are vital components of students' success. At Oakley School, our goal is to provide the needed support for every student to be a successful learner. We all work together as a team to meet individual needs and focus on growth for every child. We assess student academic performance regularly to monitor learning and provide instruction designed to support each child. We individualize learning through rigorous classroom instruction, targeted small groups, and social - emotional development. High quality instruction indicates expectations guide our school community as we lead our students in becoming lifelong learners and
Oakley Elementary School is located in the western region of Santa Maria and serves students in grades transitional kindergarten through six. At the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, 854 students were enrolled, including 9.3% in special education, 68.9% qualifying for English Language
Learner support, and 95.2% qualifying for free or reduced price lunch.