Chicago Park Elementary

Education is Power

We are a school composed of students, parents, staff and community who are committed to promoting independent thinking, achieving one’s personal best and lifelong learning for all.

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School Hours

Daily Schedule
  • Office 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • School starts at 8:30 AM.
  • TK ends at 12:10 PM, 12:05 PM on Fridays
  • Kindergarten ends at 1:10 PM , 12:05 PM on Fridays
  • Grades 1-3 ends at 2:05 PM, 2:00 PM on Fridays
  • Grades 4-8 ends at 3:00 PM , 2:00 PM on Fridays
Minimum Day Schedule
  • School starts at 8:30 AM
  • TK release time is 12:10 PM
  • Kindergarten and grades 1-8 are released at 12:30 PM


4.2.2020 Campus Closure Update

NEVADA COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS ADVISORY #5 Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update April 2, 2020  Nevada County Public Schools Closure extended through the end of the 2019-20 school year. The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools in concurrence with the Nevada County...

School Closure Update

Dear Chicago Park Families, The Nevada County Public Schools Advisory is extending campus closure until May 1, 2020. At this time, we are going to continue our Distance Learning model. The first set of packets will need to be turned in during the window of April 3rd...

Internet Options for Families Looking

The CDE has released a list of internet providers that are offering great deal (some free for a few months) to help families with Distance Learning. Please check out the link for more information. Internet For...

Distance Learning at Chicago Park School

Starting Monday, March 23rd, Chicago Park School will be launching their Distance Learning program. We will break up the working into two week periods. Digital copies of packets are available to download by clicking the link on the front page of the school website....

Board Agendas

To view the archive of Board Agendas please click below.

Our School

About Us

For over 100 years, Chicago Park School has served as a place where kids learn and play. Our once single room schoolhouse has grown into a fourteen room, K-8 campus, with a new full-sized gym/multi-purpose room, state of the art science lab, music/drama room, and applied mathematics lab.  In 2011 the District added a second school, the Chicago Park Community Charter School.  Our district students, along with our charter school students benefit from an exceptional on-campus standards-based program that focuses on providing a rigorous 21st Century education with an emphasis in math, science, technology and character development.


Our Mission & Vision

Our mission is to provide a well-rounded program that prepares students for 21st century success in all areas of academics, and by offering unique and individualized services in math, science, technology, and character development. We emphasize a safe and nurturing environment, and graduate responsible students who respect the rights of others.

We are open to all students and families committed to our mission/educational vision. The District honors the uniqueness of each  individual, welcoming students from diverse backgrounds in order to build a strong, inclusive community and prepare all students for lives in a multicultural society.

The district offers specialized programs in Science, Math, Technology, and Character Development.Our schools emphasize good citizenship through a hands-on character development program that is integrated into the core curriculum.

We are committed to maintaining high expectations for academic, social and personal performance. Maintaining a small and supportive school environment is a top priority.

Our Principal

“I am fortunate to be surrounded by a dedicated group of professional educators and support staff that recognizes the importance of meeting the individual needs of all students.”

Katie Kohler


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Featured Staff

Michael Woodlee

Michael Woodlee

Academy Teacher

Sarah Lindblom

Sarah Lindblom

P.E. Coach for TK-5th grade

Audra Delany

Audra Delany

4th Grade Teacher


Average Class Size


Years Established

Get In Touch

Location: 15725 Mt Olive Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95945

Telephone: (530) 346-2153

Fax: (530) 346-8559


Daily Schedule: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm



What Parents are Saying

"My two boys have been attending Chicago Park Elementry school for the past 4 years. I have been very impressed with the teaching staff, and the education my kids have been receiving. Also with the school being a smaller size, the kids receive more one on one attention. The office staff knows all the children by first name. Chicago park has a very comfortable family feel, I could go on and on. Thank you Chicago Park Elementary."

"Chicago Park Elementary school holds a special place in our family's heart.
Being a small school in a country setting presents students with an opportunity to grow relationships both inside and outside the classroom with their peers, teachers and staff. I believe this environment helps students feel safe and confident, so they can grow individually and develop a sense of responsibility for our beautiful community."

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