Linking community traditions to our continuously evolving educational goals of providing universal access is the core of Reagan School’s philosophy. Kingsburg’s newest school, Ronald W. Reagan Elementary, welcomed students and staff to the campus for the first time in August 2007. Reagan School was built, thanks to help of its caring community, through Measure R funds and money from the state. Reagan School is a charter school, within the Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District. Through this living document, the charter, the school has been able to adopt creative methods of education, using researched based best practices, while maintaining the traditional high standards expected by the Kingsburg Community.With the unique grade configuration of the schools in our district, there is a common thread that unites the students as they transition into and out of the schools throughout the years. Together, they develop strong friendships where tolerance is accepted and diversity is welcomed. The staff takes pride in knowing generations of families. Reagan has developed a strong partnership with the community it serves, where high expectations for academic standards, citizenship, community service, recreation, and traditional values are embraced and enveloped in the framework of a caring community.The Reagan staff is a highly qualified and enthusiastic group of professionals who are dedicated to bringing out the best qualities in our students, ourselves, and in the work that we do together. We are truly an organization that respects learning, honors teaching, and teaches for understanding. The staff collaborates in many ways, with a focus on the academic success of every each student embedded into every aspect of planning, organization, and use of resources, materials, fiscal and personnel. The maintenance staff is an important part of the learning community taking pride in keeping this new school a place where students and staff are honored to attend. In addition to maintaining beautiful grounds and facilities, it is not uncommon to find this staff assisting students, playing tetherball, decorating Christmas trees, and enjoying each other’s company. Reagan creates a stimulating, and aesthetically pleasing environment that is enjoyed by the community. Reagan is proud to be a member of the Kingsburg Elementary Charter School District.