Parkside Elementary School is dedicated to the diverse Pittsburg Community. Parkside students are given a solid foundation that stimulates thought, appreciation of culture, wonder, and a lifelong passion for learning. Providing the tools necessary for all students as they enter middle school and beyond is Parkside Elementary School's top priority.
Parkside is a Title One school that receives part of its funding from the federal government. Parkside is a Quality Education Investment Act (QEIA)school. Parkside receives special funding to keep our class sizes small and to keep our staff highly qualified. Our Adopted Language Arts Program is McGraw Hill Treasures. This program is a California Standards based that assists us with teaching our children the proper and crucial standards for language arts. Writing is a major focus at Parkside Elementary. It is our belief that with a complete and competent writing program it assists our students in all areas of academics. Competent writing assists with reading comprehension, fluency, math skills and all other areas in academics. The main emphases at Parkside are language arts, Math, social studies music. PE, respectfulness, citizenship, science and the ability to succeed. When each child enters Parkside they are assessed. This information is used to inform us of your child's academic level. This allows the teacher to change instruction for each child; this includes extra help when needed and providing more challenging curriculum when needed.