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About Us

All about us:
• Foreign language Immersion
• Elementary Marching Band
• Highly qualified, collaborative staff
• Challenging and effective instruction
• High quality core instruction
• All day Kindergarten programs
• Tutorial support and enrichment for all
• Academic field trips
• Leveled libraries in every classroom
• Computers for students in every classroom
• Media Center with books and computers
• Computer Lab
• Technology integrated into instruction
• Physical education, music and art
• Safe, clean, and pleasant environment
• Uniform dress code
• Open Door Policy for parents/ guardians
• National Elementary Honor Society
• Parent/Teacher Conferences twice a year
• Open House/Curriculum Night
• Family Resource Center for family support
• Personal connections and open communication between students, parents, staff, and the Oak Park Community
• Parent workshops sponsored by Parent Teacher Organization and/or Title funds
• Student recognition assemblies
• Positive Behavior Intervention Support
• School-wide building initiatives--Career Day, Community Outreach, Black History Month and March is Reading Month, etc.
• Pepper School Student Leadership Team
• Kindergarten & 6th Grade Promotional Programs
• Universal Breakfast Program—free breakfast offered every day
• Free and/or reduced lunch program

After school programs include among others:
• Tutorial Support from highly qualified staff members
• Before/after school latchkey offered-every day in session including half-days
• Championship Winning Pepper Panther Basketball Team
• Pepper Panther Mentoring Club
• Pepper Panther Cheerleaders
• Pepper Panther Dance Team
• Pepper School Chess Club
• Pepper School Photography Club
• Pepper School Choir
• Pepper School Fashion Design Club
• Pepper School Karate Club