Grimes Elementary

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Our Mission

  • Ruth Grimes Elementary in partnership with parents and community is dedicated to providing a safe environment where all students achieve academic success.

  • Common Sense Education


  • After School Expanded Learning

    CJUSD's Expanded Learning programs are an integral part of education, engaging students in year-round learning opportunities that prepare them for college, career, and life.

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  • 2022-23 School Start and End Times

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  • Elementary Summer Enrichment 2022

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  • Paper 24/7 Online Tutoring

    Paper is a free, unlimited tutoring service available to students grades 3-11 24 hours, seven days a week. We are pleased to be able to offer you this new resource for extra help whenever it is needed.

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  • COVID-19 Updates

    Check here for district COVID-19 updates, information about our guidelines for things such as contact tracing and masks and important links to public health agencies. #CJUSDCares

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  • Dual Immersion

    The Dual Immersion Language program enhances 21st century skills such as: creativity, cultural awareness, problem solving, innovation, civic engagement, communication and productivity. It integrates native English speakers and native speakers of another language (Spanish). Instruction is provided to both groups of students in both languages.

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  • Common Sense District

    Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Colton Joint Unified School District as a Common Sense District.

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  • Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP)

    The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is central to the Local Control and Funding Formula (LCFF), the new way that California public education is funded. The focus of this change is to better serve the needs of students. Please click the above link for more information.

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District Announcements


School Information

  • Principal Wendy Moore and Assistant Principal Therese Valdez welcome you to Grimes Elementary School


    Office hours during Distance Learning:

    Monday through Friday   8:00am-12:00pm & 1pm - 3pm

    Office closed daily from 12pm - 1pm

    2020-2021 Principal's Message 

    You may contact us anytime by calling (909) 580-5030 and leave a message.  We will return your call as soon as possible during regular school hours of 8:00AM-4:00PM.  

    You can also reach us through email at the following emails listed below:

    Contact Us

    Principal: Wendy Moore 

    Assistant Principal: Therese Valdez 

    Administrative Assistant: Josie Herrera  
    909-580-5030 ext. 8704

    Attendance Technician: 
    Seleste McCombs 
    909-580-5030 ext. 8705 

    Health Clerk: Alma Vega 
    909-580-8705 ext. 6555

    Counselor: Mildred Luque


     Office Staff

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