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Meal Applications are used to determine funding Fruitvale School District receives to provide education and services to students to our students. These services include School Nurses, Counselors, School Psychologists, Intervention Programs, and Technology for students. The information collected is vital to programs offered by Fruitvale School District.


News & Announcements

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Online Book Fair now open!

Shop the book fair early online! Simply search our school on the website and double check for the correct city and state before selecting school name.

2023-2024 Registration Begins!!

We are open for TK, Kindergarten, and 1st - 6th grade registration for the 2023-2024 school year. Please come to the school office to register.

Parent Project is starting this week!

Parent Project starts this week! We are so excited to invite our parents to attend these weekly meetings to help us learn strategies to respond to our strong willed children. We are offering free child care and dinner every night that we hold the class if you sign up using the link that is in the attached flyer. Please sign up and make plans to attend
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About Us

The Fruitvale School District is located in northwest Bakersfield. Founded in 1895, the District includes Columbia Elementary, Discovery Elementary, Endeavour Elementary, Quailwood Elementary and Fruitvale Junior High Schools, and has a current TK-grade 8 enrollment of 3,062 students.
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We will provide an environment of excellence where students and staff are engaged responsibly in 21st Century learning within the context of priority standards. We will inspire each student to innovate, collaborate, and persevere as critical thinkers in real world problem solving.
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The Fruitvale District School Board, staff members, and parents are committed to providing high- quality programs and ongoing instructional improvement.
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Welcome to our school! We believe that parent participation is key to student success; our new website is designed to provide parents with all the information they need to be active participants in their student’s education. You will find that the site works just as well on mobile devices as it does on a desktop so you can find information on the go.