Information

Office Staff

Rich Gorton
Principal 
rgorton@calaveras.k12.ca.us

Tracy Briski
Office Manager
triski@calaveras.k12.ca.us

Laura Basques
Office Assistant
lbasques@calaveras.k12.ca.us

5100 Driver Road
Valley Springs, CA 95252

Office: 209-754-2350
Fax: 209-772-2566

Office Hours:
7:00 am to 3:00 pm


Our Mission

The mission of Jenny Lind Elementary is to create independent learners while providing a positive environment with
consistently high expectations for life-long success.

Core Beliefs

The staff of Jenny Lind Elementary believe that:

A good educator and administrator have clear expectations, work collaboratively, and address the diverse learning needs of all students.

A good school is one in which staff works together and understands the continuum of expectations and standards throughout all grade levels.

An effective classroom is one in which expectations are clear, discipline is consistent, and all students feel successful and a part of the classroom/school community.

A school should teach children values and skills to be productive and curious citizens.

A successful student is able to make wise choices, take responsibility for his/her actions, effectively communicates ideas and beliefs, and rises to academic standards.

A quality instructional program includes on-going assessment, clear objectives, differentiated instruction, collaboration, communication among staff and parents, and includes diverse and interesting standards driven curricula.