ESPARTO MIDDLE SCHOOL
Esparto Middle School is located in Esparto, near the California Coastal Range in the western part of Yolo County. Esparto is a rural community of about 3,100 people. The Esparto Unified School District serves the communities of the beautiful Capay Valley, as well as Madison and Esparto. The community is about an hour from Sacramento and an hour and a half from the Bay Area. Agriculture is the main economic influence for the area, and many of our parents work in the industry. Cache Creek Casino, located in the Capay Valley, is also a major employer in the community.
Professional development is an ongoing area of emphasis in which teachers are trained with the integration of technology, CAASPP preparedness, Social Emotional Learning, and Career Technical Education. Presently approximately 75% of the teaching staff has become Google Certified in Google Apps for Education.
In 2018-2019 Esparto Middle School will be exploring the recently state adopted social studies curriculum choices to select Common Core materials for social studies courses. 2019-2020 we plan to begin the review process of Next Generation Science curriculum.
Esparto Middle School has partnered with UC Davis for 3 years to implement C-STEM Robotics courses that are available to all students. New this year with have added Lego Mindstorm to the Robotics classes!
Esparto Middle School places a strong emphasis on Career Technical Education and offers several elective course which include Law, Robotics, Horticulture, Intro to Art, and Spanish.
We provide rigorous honors courses in core subjects for advanced students and we offer support courses in English Language Arts, English Language Development, and Mathematics to meet our students learning needs.