Eugene Padan Elementary Home


Flyers from nonprofit groups that provide services, programs, and activities which benefit VUSD students and parents are posted on the Community Bulletin Board.  You can view a list of posted flyers by clicking the Bulletin Board List at... Continue
Posted by: Donna Suchoski
Published: 1/29/15

School Wide Reading Goal
Mr. Barron has challenged the students of Padan to a school wide goal of reading 150,000,000 words. As of January 23rd our students have read 48,833,003 words. Encourage your student to read and help Padan reach their goal this... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

Yearbooks are on Sale
Yearbooks are on sale and are $15.00. You may also order on line at Use code 3518415 when ordering your yearbook on line. Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

Vaca Pena Visit at Padan
The counselors from Vaca Pena will be here Thursday Jan 29th to visit the sixth grade classrooms. They will be discussing class choices for next year when they enter the 7th grade. There will be a registration form being sent home with them that w... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

Valentine Grams
Valentine grams will be going on sale this week and are $1 each. Watch for the flyer coming home. All orders are due by Wednesday February 11th.

Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

Congratulations to our Spelling Bee Winners!
Padan held our annual school Spelling Bee and we would like to congratulate our winners. In First Place, Michael O. Second Place, Jonah C. and third place  Kyle T. All three will go on to the City Spelling Bee next week. Let's wish t... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

6th Grade Music Festival
The 6th Grade Music Festival will be Thursday February 5th at Vaca Pena. There will be two concerts. Strings is from 6:00-6:45 PM and Band Concert is from 7:30-8:15 PM. Please see the attached flyer for more information. We hope you are able to en... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 1/27/15

School Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Grades 1-3   8:30 a.m.- 2:35 p.m  (Wed. 8:30-1:15 p.m)
Grades 4-6   8:30 a.m.- 2:40 p.m  (Wed. 8:30-1:15 p.m)


AM Kindergarten 8:30 - 11:50 a.m. (M-F)
Transitional Kindergarten 12:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. (M-F)

For details see the Bell Schedule  page.

Please call the attendance office before 10 a.m. if your child is absent.
Telephone 453-6235 ext 156

Leader in Me

lim pic.jpg  Padan Elementary School in Vacaville is proud to complete the first year of a journey toward becoming a Stephen Covey Leader In Me Lighthouse School. As a Leader in Me School, students will discover and practice a set of leadership and life skills from Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Leader in Me Schools receive national recognition for its emphasis on developing leadership in young children. Incorporating Leader in Me practices within our school’s environment and curriculum will help our students become even more ready to succeed in the 21st Century, with critical skills and characteristics such as: trustworthiness, strong work ethic, motivation, problem-solving skills, goal setting, effective interpersonal skills, a sense of teamwork, academic achievement and valuing diversity in a global market. By developing the WHOLE-child; socially, emotionally, academically and ethically, we will foster a school climate that promotes greatness!  For more information please visit

2015-16 Kindergarten and TK Registration

Registration for transitional kindergarten (TK) and regular kindergarten will begin on Tuesday, March 3. Please check your residence attendance boundary by clicking on the link on this page, “School ...more

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Today: 2/1/15

Our Mission

The Mission of Eugene Padan Elementary School in partnership with families and the community is to prepare all students to make good choices, have a passion for lifelong learning, reach their full potential and contribute to the community in positive and meaningful ways.  Our mission is accomplished by providing a standards-based educational program within an atmosphere of mutual respect.