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Mission Statement

Golden Oak Elementary at Lerdo and Wall adheres to the premise that all children can learn. It is our belief that student success is based upon the collaborative efforts of all segments of the school community including administration, teachers, support staff, and the community at large. Our mission is to foster the mental, physical, social, and emotional growth of all students by promoting excellence through meaningful, standards-based instruction and providing a nurturing school environment that support the development of positive self-image and social consciousness that will lead toward productive, responsible citizenship.


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College Career Corner


To help Golden Oak students realize future college and career goals we focus our efforts and provide resources such as U-Planit to educate and encourage our students in their college endeavors. Each week at Golden Oak is College Career Wednesday.

Golden Oak Tigers
Dream Big
and Work Hard!

GRRREAT Memories!!!

Please stop by our new "Golden Oak Memories" page to see the amazing celebrations and events that took place in 2015-16! We're getting our homepage ready for a new school year! Stay tuned for more information and remember tigers READ EVERY DAY!!

"Golden Oak Elementary School - Home Of The Tigers."

Current Air Quality at Golden Oak

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From Our Principal...


Hello Golden Oak Families!


The 2016-17 school year is off to a great start! Your children have been working very hard and are back in the routine of school. They are in for great learning experiences this year!


It was great to see so many of you at our Title I meeting and our Back to School Night. It truly does take us all - family, school, student - to ensure the best for our Tigers. Be sure that you see your child’s teacher if you have any questions about the information you received.


I want to invite you to view our Student Bulletin, found under Student Resources on this website. This will help you keep up with school-wide events happening for your children at Golden Oak. I also want to invite you to read our Principal’s Newsletter, published bimonthly under Parent Quick Links. Our September/October issue will be out next week.

Thank you for your support and for making GOLDEN OAK the BEST!


Your very fortunate Principal,


Mrs. Blacklock


Dream Big and Work Hard!


(Pictures are often used in our bulletin; be sure to notify the school in writing if you DO NOT wish your child’s picture used – of course, they love to see themselves!)


 (Las imágenes se utilizan a menudo en nuestro boletín, asegúrese de notificar a la escuela por escrito si NO desea que lafoto de su hijo sea utilizada)

Upcoming Events at Golden Oak:

Visit the Golden Oak "Memories" page for pictures from 2015-16!!!


October 21 |  G.O. PTO's Fall Harvest


October 24-28 |  Red Ribbon Week

Today: 10/22/16

No Bullys at GO!!

G.O. College Career Corner

At Golden Oak we feature College/Career Wednesday every week. We want our students to know every option available as they Dream Big and Work Hard, studying and learning valuable life skills! We invite our Golden Oak Families and community to join us in discovering the opportunities available for our Tigers! 

Golden Oak

Golden Oak Elementary School lies in the western section of the City of Shafter and serves students in grades kindergarten through six. Originally named Richland Primary School, the students at the school participated in choosing the current name, Golden Oak Elementary School. The school operates on a traditional school calendar. Golden Oak Elementary School is committed to providing a strong instructional program for all students to ensure excellence in education.


Six Pillars Of Character



Be honest * Don't deceive, cheat or steal * Be reliable - do what you say you'll do * Have the courage to do the right thing * Build a good reputation * Be loyal - stand by your family, friends and country


Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule * Be tolerant of differences * Use good manners, not bad language * Be considerate of the feelings of others * Don't threaten, hit or hurt anyone * Deal peacefully with anger, insults and disagreements


Do what you are supposed to do * Persevere: keep on trying! * Always do your best * Use self-control * Be self-disciplined * Think before you act - consider the consequences * Be accountable for your choices


Play by the rules * Take turns and share * Be open-minded; listen to others * Don't take advantage of others * Don't blame others carelessly


Be kind * Be compassionate and show you care * Express gratitude * Forgive others * Help people in need


Do your share to make your school and community better * Cooperate * Stay informed; vote * Be a good neighbor * Obey laws and rules * Respect authority * Protect the environment


Digital Literacy

Free eBooks and Audio Books!


Access the Golden Oak Elementary Library Media Center and access ebooks and audiobooks from any internet connected device. Search your library OPAC to find out what is available by following these English or Spanish instructions.

If you have questions contact the District Librarian.

Perfect Attendance 2015-16