6200 Riverside Avenue • Riverside • CA • 92506
Main Office: (951) 788-7355           Attendance: Ext. 44653       Fax: (951) 328-2501

Pachappa Elementary School Updates

Updated 3-27-2020
School Closure Due to the Public Health Crisis: 
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Closure Dates: Monday, March 16, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

*Pachappa is Closed We thank you for your patience and support with the continuous changes that are made to ensure safety.  You are all valuable to us and we cannot wait to see everyone once this closure is over.

Meal Service for Pick Up 
Dates: Monday, March 30th- Friday, April 30th
Receive both a breakfast and lunch from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.



Elementary Schools: Beatty, Emerson, Harrison, and Lake Mathews

Middle Schools : Central, Chemawa Earhart, Gage, Miller, Sierra, and University 


Community Sites:

Don Jones Park

3995 Jefferson St, Riverside, CA 92504


Hunt Park
4015 Jackson St, Riverside, CA 92503


Bobby Bonds Community Center

2060 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92507


Ysmael Villegas Community Center 

3091 Esperanza St, Riverside, CA 92504

We encourage families to continue to be proactive in reducing the risk of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) by not congregating at the school site once meals have been distributed, continuing to wash hands often, and sneezing or coughing into a tissue. * Schedules are subject to change. Please check this site continuously for updates.

Updates and more information can also be found on our Pachappa Facebook page.

Click on the links for the following optional resources:

RUSD Information for Families
RUSD Learning Resources
Digital School Textbooks
Brain Pop Video: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Virtual Field Trips
Scholastic Online Learning
Common Sense Educational Resources
Brain Pop
  Username: PachappaES  Password: Tigers*1
Free Audible Books
Online Journaling

Grade Level Team Optional Support Material 


1st Grade

2nd Grade
Mrs. Gobrick's K-2 (SDC)
3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade

Click here for a copy of this year's RUSD academic calendar.


Pachappa front office will be closed from June 17-July 30th.  
Registration packets are available for pick up at the front door.  
Completed packets may be turned in Monday through Friday, from 9 AM-2 PM beginning July 31.

Class list will be available for viewing on Friday, August 9th.

First Day of School will be Monday, August 12th.

Click here for a copy of this year's academic calendar.
Pachappa front office will be closed from June 17-July 30th.  
Registration packets are available for pick up at the front door.  
Completed packets may be turned in Monday through Friday, from 9 AM-2 PM beginning July 31.

Class list will be available for viewing on Friday, August 9th.

First Day of School will be Monday, August 12th.

Click here for a copy of this year's academic calendar.
Office Hours
School Office Hours are Monday-Friday 8am-4pm.
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Read Me
Attendance Matters
Compulsory School Attendance: It is important that students attend school everyday and on time. Click here to find out more information about what the laws are regarding school attendance.
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Saturday School
Attendance is one of most significant factors in determining student success. Just being absent 10% can dramatically change student performance. It really does pay off to come to school on daily basis. Pachappa averages about 35 absences per day. Please help us reduce this attendance rate by sending your student to school on a daily basis.
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Student Safety
Student Safety
Student Safety is our number one priority. During school dismissal it is imperative that you pick up your child from school grounds. The safest place for your student to wait will always be on school grounds.
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School Lunch
Cafeteria Menu Link
Cafeteria Menu: Every month cafeteria lunch menus are sent home with your student. The link to the monthly menus are also available here.
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Kids Safety
Closed Campus Policy
Student safety is one of Pachappa's top priorities. We enforce a closed Campus Policy for your child's safety.
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Lunch on the Lawn
Lunch on the Lawn
Lunch on the Lawn is last Monday of every month. Come and join your child for lunch. Bring their favorite lunch and eat with your child. How exciting is that!
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Safety First
Riverside Avenue Driveway
Riverside Avenue Driveway Closed at Dismissal. Please plan ahead when picking up your student.
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School Site Council
School Site Council at Pachappa needs your help. Your voice makes a difference. Please attend SSC meetings.
Read More About School Site Council
Raptor Visitor Management System
Raptor is a visitor management system that has been implemented at all RUSD schools. This program screens every visitor that enters Pachappa Elementary.
Read More About Raptor Visitor Management System

What's Happening

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Pachappa AVID
Pachappa is an AVID Elementary School
AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. AVID is a highly successful program that promotes a college going culture.
Read More About Pachappa is an AVID Elementary School
Early Pick Up
Early Pick-up Announcement
California Ed Code requires that if a child is to be picked up early, the parent must do so. In the past we have allowed anyone on the emergency card to act on your behalf.
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Campus Safety
Campus Safety Procedures
We will welcome your child to school and if you want to come in with them you must sign in at the front office. Please follow these guidelines so that we can make sure that your child has a safe learning environment.
Read More About Campus Safety Procedures
Sick and Absent
Clearing Absences
To verify each student absence please call the office and send a doctor's note the following day. You can also verify the absence online but a doctor's note will be require when your child goes back to school.
Read More About Clearing Absences
School Spirit
Spirit Wear Day
Every Friday students can show their school spirit by wearing their Pachappa shirt.
Read More About Spirit Wear Day

Character Counts!


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All Pillars

(All Colors) 


Pachappa implements Character Counts! school wide. The Character Counts!           

Program is based on the Six Pillars of Character. These are Trust, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship. All classrooms emphasize the Six Pillars Of Character. Read our Character Counts! Pledge:

character countsS!

I pledge to be a person of Good Character.
I will be worthy of TRUST.
Doing what I must.
I will always act with FAIRNESS.
I will show that I CARE.
I will be a good CITIZEN and always do my share.

For more information about the program, please check out our Character Counts section. 

Principal's Message

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year at Pachappa Elementary School. We are pleased to have you with us. The mission of Pachappa's School Wide AVID system is to ensure proficiency of all students on the California Common Core State Standards while fostering an enriching, safe environment of mutual respect where all members are valued contributors. 



Erica Square

Mrs. Square, Principal



Ms. Vinh Tran, Assistant Principal


School Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
8:35 AM - 2:55 PM

Wednesdays: 8:35 AM - 1:40 PM

Gates Open at 8:05am 

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Upcoming Events

School Closure
March 16, 2020 to
Thursday, April 30, 2020

Read Across America
Monday, March 2, 2020

Picture Day 
Tuesday, March 3, 2020

No events available.


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