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A hard copy of our school accountability report card (SARC) is also available for review in the office.

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Stop Bullying

Elkhorn is a bully-free zone!

Visit our Anti-Bullying page for more details.


Elkhorn rolls at Pre-MESA Day


March 29, 2014 -- Thirteen Elkhorn 6-8th grade students competed in the Sacramento area Pre-MESA Day held at Sacramento State. Students competed in several events including Balsa Wood Glider, Mousetrap Car, Popsicle Stick Bridge, and Speak Up competition. Eight of the thirteen students placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at Pre-MESA Day!

Students placed 1st in the 7/8th grade Mousetrap Car, 1st in the 6th grade Mousetrap Car, 2nd in the 6th grade Mousetrap Car, 2nd in the Popsicle Stick Bridge, 2nd in the Balsa Wood Glider, and 3rd in the Speak Up competition.

These students will move on to represent the Sacramento area at the Northern California MESA Day to be held at the University of the Pacific in Stockton on Saturday, April 19.

Congratulations students - we are extremely PROUD of you!


You can still donate to Elkhorn's Pennies for Patients drive by making an online donation!


Elkhorn Village Pennies for Patients website


Save the Date!

On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, WUSD is having  Employee Appreciation Night at Raley Field where our WUSD Employees of the Year will be recognized!   The River Cats will be playing the Tacoma Rainiers (AAA affiliate of the Seattle Mariners) at 7:05pm, with gates opening at 6:05pm.  In addition, Tuesdays are “Toyota Family Value Nights” so hot dogs and desserts will sell for only $1 each. 

Ticket prices are as follows:  Toyota Home Run Hill--$8.00 per person; Assembly Seating--$12.00 per person; Senate Seating--$16.00 per person; and Governor’s Club--$37.00 per person (ticket price includes a meal voucher).  For your convenience, a flyer has been attached for you to use in purchasing your tickets.  Please purchase your tickets by April 16, 2014Dinger, the River Cats mascot, will be visiting the school that purchases the most tickets!

We hope that you will purchase tickets for this event and come out to support your fellow WUSD employees.  (Names of those employees nominated and selected as Employees of the Year will be announced the week of March 17th.)  If you have any questions, please contact Pam Geivett (pgeivett@wusd.k12.ca.us) or Meagan Hinde (mhinde@rivercats.com) for assistance.

Elkhorn Calendar Events

Today: 4/24/14
All Day: Spirit Day!

2014 TDAP and Flu Immunizations

Are you ready for flu season? Is your child in 6th grade? Attend one of the immunization clinics to get a flu shot or have your student receive their TDAP shot for 7th grade. There are new updated dates through April 2014!


Elkhorn Students Help Inspire Dream Act Video



Want more information about the California Dream Act? Visit the California Student Aid Commission website.

CSAC - California Dream Act

Elkhorn Unveils New Library!

ElkhornLibrary ELK_IKEA1 ELK_IKEA2

Thanks in large part to the $10,000 grant from IKEA and a lot of hard work over the summer, we were able to unveil our new Elkhorn library! Our library is divided into two sections, a K-5 wing and a 6-8 wing. To help with our unveiling IKEA came and read to one of our Kindergarten classes!

Thank you IKEA and Elkhorn community for making this dream a reality!

More pictures soon!

Elkhorn API on the move!

Congratulations, Tigers! Your hard work paid off last year during our state tests. Our school's Academic Performance Index (API) went up 16 points from 708 to 724! We also meet all the growth targets for our subgroups!

We still have a lot of work to do and our school remains under Program Improvement, but this news is pretty exciting! Everyone did a lot of work, and it really paid off! Keep up the great work!


Elkhorn Program Improvement Letter to Parents

TDAP Requirement

Requisito TDAP


¿Estás listo para el 7mo grado? Necesitarás comprovancia de la vacuna encontra de la toz ferina.


New Vaccine Requirement!
Who: All students now in 6th – 11th grade
What: Pertussis booster vaccine (T-dap) after age 7
Where: See your doctor or clinic.

Important! You cannot attend school in the fall without the vaccine!

¡Se requiere vacuna!
Quién: Todos los alumnos ahora en grados 6 a 11
Qué: Vacuna de refuerzo contra tos ferina (T-dap) a partir de los 7 años de edad
Dónde: Vaya con su doctor o clínica.

¡Importante! No podrá asistir a la escuela en el otoño sin la prueba.



For students without insurance or on MediCal, the CommuniCare Salud Clinic has free immunizations. You can make an appointment or drop by the walk-in T-dap clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays, 1-5 pm. Salud Clinic is located at 500 Jefferson Blvd #180, West Sacramento, CA 95605.  The phone number is 916-403-2900.

Elkhorn Village School

750 Cummins Way

West Sacramento, CA 95605

(916) 375-7670 phone

(916) 375-7879 fax


Lisa Smith, Principal


Shirley Ramirez, Vice Principal



Need directions? Find us on Google Maps

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


For Absences Call:

(916) 375-7670

Elkhorn wins at Math Competition!


January 25, 2014 -- Ten of our 1st through 6th grade students participated in the K-6 MESA Math Competition held in Sacramento. Elkhorn students won by SWEEPING 1st grade individual math and placing 3rd in 5th grade individual math!

All students took an individual grade-level test, some students also participated in a team math test. The competition was organized by MESA advisors and the UC Davis College of Engineering, and included 11 area elementary schools from Sacramento and Elk Grove.

Congratulations to our students and everyone that got up early to do math and science on a Saturday! Go Tigers!

Elkhorn reaches AVID certification!


December 13, 2013 -- Elkhorn Village is an AVID certified school for the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 school years! This means our school has met 11 program essentials to ensure AVID is effective and students succeed. AVID certification has come with a lot of teamwork, hardwork, and sacrifice since Day 1 of our program back in August of 2008.

Elkhorn currently stands as the only AVID certified K-8 school in West Sacramento!

A Night with Santa 2013

December 11, 2013 -- Thank you to everyone that came out for our Night with Santa! There was a lot of food, arts and crafts, caroling, and pictures with Santa! Everyone seemed to have a wonderful time! Thank you for supporting the PTA!

Elkhorn Students Complete G.R.E.A.T. training!

October 30, 2013 -- Fourth grade students celebrated the end of their Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT) training today with the West Sacramento Police Department, including  Officer Kirkland and the Chief of Police.

Officer Kirkland and his assistant have worked with all of the fourth graders twice a week for four weeks, culminating in today’s activities.  All students received certificates, T-Shirts, and a pizza party!


Nightmare on Puberty Street visits Elkhorn!

October 4, 2013 -- All of our 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students had the opportunity to see Kaiser Permanente's Educational Theater play Nightmare on Puberty Street. The play shows students how to deal with peer pressure, puberty, be themselves, and how to ask for help when they are unsure of a situation. Thank you to the actor-educators that did such a wonderful job with the play and answering questions from our students!


School Board Member Visits Elkhorn!

August 30, 2013 -- We were very proud to have school board member Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez visit Elkhorn!

Read about her visit, in her own words, on her school board Facebook page.

Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez for School Board



Help PTSA earn cash for Elkhorn!

Our Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is collecing Box Tops for Education! Bring your 'tops to your classroom teacher or 1st period teacher. BoxTops earn cash for our PTSA to help buy school supplies, school events, and field trips for Elkhorn students! Help support our PTSA by bringing in your Box Tops!

Box Tops 4 Education


Shop at Target? You can help Elkhorn!

If you shop at Target and have a charge card you can help our school! Sync up your card with our school #36573 by calling 1 (800) 659-2396 or doing it online. 1% of your total purchase is donated to Elkhorn!

Target's Take Charge of Education Program


2013-2014 Class Spirit Colors

Here are this year's class/spirit day colors for each grade level - show your class spirit!

  • Kindergarten - ORANGE
  • First Grade - TURQUOISE
  • Second Grade - PURPLE
  • Third Grade - GREEN
  • Fourth Grade - ORANGE
  • Fifth Grade - TURQUOISE
  • Sixth Grade - PURPLE
  • Seventh Grade - GREEN
  • Eighth Grade - ORANGE

Students, did you know your class color follows you into high school at River City?