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LCAP Surveys

Each year VUSD creates an LCAP (Local Control and Accountability Plan) set of goals and plans to improve student achievement. Please take the time to complete our Parent Survey on the LCAP:

LCAP Parent Survey - English
LCAP Parent Survey - Spanish

For more information, see our LCAP presentations, in English or Spanish.

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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: 3/30/15

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 March 6th our students have read 67,637,150 words. Encourage your student to read and help Padan reach their goal this school year!... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 3/24/15

Yearbooks are on Sale until April 1st
Have you ordered your Yearbook? Time is running out. Yearbooks are on sale and are $15.00. You may also order on line at Use code 3518415 when ordering your yearbook on line. All orders are due by April 1st. Don't miss out! Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 3/24/15

Pennies for Patients
For the month of March Padan students will be collecting pennies. By participating in the Pennies for Patients program, students will be making a huge difference in the lives of patients with blood cancer. We will be joining millions of students a... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 3/24/15

Kona Ice is back on Tuesdays
Kona Ice is back on Tuesdays after school! They will be in front of the school by the kindergarten yard. Stop by and get a nice cold ice on a warm spring day. Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 3/24/15

Save those receipts and help earn money for Padan
Padan parents- Did you know you can help earn money for Padan school by saving your receipts and turning them in to your student's teacher? If you shop at Solano Mall,at the movies, at a store, or dine at one of the restaurants, you can send y... Continue
Posted by: Christine Zavaglia
Published: 3/24/15

New Student Calendars
Tentative student calendars for 2016-17 have been added to VUSD web sites, joining the attendance calendars for 2015-16. Access them through the link below or the district home page at  Continue
Posted by: Barry Rico
Published: 3/12/15

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

SBAC Testing in VUSD

This Spring, VUSD Students in grades 3-8 and 11 will participate in the Smarter Balanced Assessments (SBAC) in English Language Arts and Math. In addition, students in grades 5, 8 and 10 will take the California Standards Test in Science. For more, please read our full document explaining Spring Testing 2015.

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: 3/31/15
9:15 AM Novel Knowledge Testing
2:50 PM Kona Ice being sold

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.