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Our School

Cypress Elementary School is committed to the education and growth of kindergarten through sixth grade children within the Tulare community. We express our values in the Cypress Elementary School Mission Statement: "Children take control of their learning and discover the joy of developing their intellectual, emotional, social, and physical strengths."

In these formative years of your child’s life, Cypress Elementary is focused on helping our students create a love of learning that will last long into the future. Everyone in the Cypress community works diligently to ensure this mission comes to fruition for all Cypress Scorpions!


Daily Schedule

Grades K-3:    Grades 4-6:

8:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

 

8:15 a.m. - 3:25 p.m.

Details:

7:40 - 8:10 a.m.   Breakfast program
8:00 a.m.   Campus open
8:15 a.m.   Bell rings
8:20 a.m.   School begins/tardy bell rings
10:00 - 10:15 a.m.   K, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade recess
10:20 - 10:35 a.m.   4th - 6th grade recess
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.   Kindergarten lunch (eating 11:30-11:55 a.m.)
12:00 - 12:45 p.m.   4th - 6th grade lunch (eating 12:00-12:25 p.m.)
12:35 - 1:20 p.m.   1st - 3rd grade lunch (eating 12:35-1:00 p.m.)
2:30 p.m.   K-3 dismissal
3:25 p.m.   4-6 dismissal

What Cypress Elementary Offers

We believe that your child’s education extends much further than core subjects. At Cypress Elementary, you will find:

  • After school programs
  • Music classes
  • Recreational and athletic activities
  • Homework support club

This is just a taste of what Cypress Elementary has to offer your child, so please do not hesitate to contact us to learn more.


A Scorpion’s 7 Steps to Success

  1. Arrive to school on time.
  2. Be at school every day and stay informed.
  3. Meet your responsibilities.
  4. Never settle for less than your best.
  5. Today is the day you make choices for tomorrow. 
  6. If you expect respect, be the first to show respect.
  7. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. Get involved in Cypress School!

Physical Education Instructional Time

The adopted course of study for grades 1 to 6, inclusive, shall include instruction, beginning in grade 1 and continuing through grade 6, in physical education, with emphasis upon the physical activities for the pupils that may be conducive to health and vigor of body and mind, for a total period of time of not less than 200 minutes each ten schooldays, exclusive of recesses and the lunch period. (Ed. Code 51210 (a)(7)) You may review our P.E. instructional time as well as our P.E. instructional schedule for more information.

If you have questions regarding physical education minutes, you should first contact your child’s teacher or principal. If you are not satisfied with the site level response, please contact: 

Assistant Superintendent of Personnel
600 N. Cherry
Tulare, CA 93274
(559) 685-7200 

You can submit any complaints regarding the number of P.E. minutes provided for your child using the uniform complaint procedures form, which is available in English and Español and is also available in the district office located at 600 N. Cherry, Tulare, California 93274.


Fast Facts

Grades: K - 6
Mascot: Scorpions
Enrollment: 575


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School Mission Statement

“Children take control of their learning and discover the joy of developing their intellectual, emotional, social, and physical strengths." 


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