Pine Grove Elementary School
On October 13, 1998, the Amador County Grand Jury
School Committee conducted a routine agency review
of the Pine
Grove Elementary School. Pine Grove is a K-6
school established in 1950. At present there are
330 students attending.
The school principle led a walking tour of the
facility and described some of the recent
- Most of the wiring is in place to connect
all school computers to the GoldenNet
system, a network system that
will eventually network all school administrative
and classrooms within the county school system.
- There are three new portable classrooms in
- There is a strong parent-teacher association
that has raised money for various improvements,
i.e., new playground equipment, picnic tables.
It was noted the playground needs to be fenced to
prevent student access to adjacent, thickly wooded
It was also noted there was only one boys' toilet in
boys restroom area to accommodate over 140 boys.
There is no unloading/loading area for students who
dropped off from private vehicles and these
students must walk through the bus drop off area
to access the campus.
Playground is not completely fenced and
student access to adjacent thickly wooded
Inadequate boys' restroom facilities.
The parking and bus loading/unloading area
inadequate and potentially dangerous for
children who are
dropped off by private vehicles.
Continue fence around playground.
Install portable restroom facility for the
The access area for busses and private
be widened to allow additional parking. A safe
walking area out of the traffic flow and a
crosswalk area should be provided for children
dropped off from private vehicles.
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