Royal Oak Middle School

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    303 Glendora Ave, Covina, CA 91724

    Telephone: 626-967-6354

    Fax: 626-331-2074 

    Principal: Dr. Michael Williams

    Assistant Principal:

    Mr. Alex Senar

     

    Office Hours 

    Monday through Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

    For questions, please call 626-967-6354 x50201

    or email Mrs. Aguirre, Office Manager at:

    paguirre@cousd.net

    Regular School Day Hours (M, T, Th, F): 8:00 am - 2:40 pm

    *Zero Period PE students begin at 7:00 am*

    EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS: 8:00 am - 1:40 pm
    **Every Wednesday except 10/24 & 5/29**

    Zero Period PE students begin at 7:13 am

     

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  • Welcome to RO

     

     

     

     

     

     
    CA Distinguished School 19 Gold Ribbon 1819 Honor Roll

    Royal Oak Middle School is a California Distinguished School. As part of the Charter Oak Unified School District, Royal Oak Middle School proudly serves 7th and 8th grade students in the communities of Covina, Glendora, and San Dimas. Royal Oak Middle School is located on the campus of the former Royal Oak High School (Royal Oak High School Romans). Royal Oak Middle School's 44 acres of land and facilities are the hub of many community organizations such as YMCA, AYSO Region 602, Charter Oak Youth Baseball/Softball and many others. Royal Oak's facilities, such as its 250 seats state-of-the-art H.K. Baird Theater and its exceptionally large Commons and Gym buildings, serve the students and the community of Charter Oak and the surrounding San Gabriel Valley. 

    Royal Oak Middle School was a clear leader in getting students to grade-level and beyond and has been named to the 2018 – 2019 Honor Roll.  The 2018 - 2019 Honor Roll recognizes public elementary, middle and high schools that demonstrate high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps.

     Through national research, we have identified a common set of success factors in higher-performing Honor Roll schools and districts. These include clear, specific learning objectives aligned to college and career readiness, along with:

    •         Evidence-based instructional practices
    •         A defined system-wide mission of college and career readiness for all students
    •         An investment in human capital
    •         Maintenance of data and assessment systems to monitor school and student performance
    •         Resources and guidance to support schools' efforts in preparing all students for college and career

     

    Royal Oak Middle School is considered a SAFE SCHOOL! According to California's Healthy Kids Survey, Students feel extremely safe at Royal Oak Middle School with over 90% stating they feel Royal Oak is a "Harassment Free School."

    Survey

     

    Elective12.06.19

    DOC

Royal Oak Updates and Announcements

  • Please Note:  We no longer have Late Starts at Royal Oak

    Royal Oak is now on Early Release Wednesdays

    Regular School Day Hours (M, T, Th, F): 8:00 am - 2:40 pm

    *Zero Period PE students begin at 7:00 am*

    EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS: 8:00 am - 1:40 pm
    **Every Wednesday except 10/24 & 5/29**

    **Every Wednesday: Zero Period PE students begin at 7:13 am

    ***More updates can be found under the Parent Menu at the top of the page under Upcoming Events.

    Charter Oak USD Registration process is online.  New students and families, please see below or call the Counseling Office at 626-967-6354 ext. 50215 or 2014 for new student registration.  

    ***Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) vaccination is required for all incoming 7th and 8th grade students***  Students will not be allowed to pick up a schedule or attend classes until proof of vaccination is submitted.  If you have your child's proof of vaccination already, please bring it to the school office ASAP during the office hours listed above.

     

    *Did you know that Royal Oak Middle School is part of the Office Depot Give Back to Schools program? Show the Royal Oak School ID (70007167) and Royal Oak will receive 5% back in credit for FREE supplies when you make a purchase. Your support is greatly appreciated! And don’t forget to share with others!

     

     

     

Data Confirmation

  • Every year Charter Oak USD requires all new and returning students to complete the Data Confirmation process. This is an opportunity for parents to edit/confirm emergency contacts, review school-site policies, and renew the yearly authorizations. This process must be completed for every student before classes/teachers will be officially assigned. 

    The 2019-2020 Data Confirmation/Student Pre-Registration window will open on July 22, 2019.

    If you need help with Data Confirmation/Student Pre-Registration, please come by the Royal Oak Middle School Main Office
     
    M- F 7:30 am - 4 pm
    or call 626-967-6354. 

    Data Confirmation

    2020-21 COUSD DOC Application - English

    2020-21 COUSD DOC Application - Spanish

    ENROLLMENT INFO ENROLLMENT FAQ

     

Online Enrollment

  • Charter Oak Online Enrollment allows you to quickly start the process of enrolling a brand new student from any internet device. Information about the student such as emergency contacts, medical and language information will be collected. Upon completion, the school-site is electronically notified.                                               

    Online Pre-Enrollment for 19-20 is open now!

    PLEASE NOTE: 

    This Enrollment process is NOT necessary for any student that was enrolled during the 18-19 school year and is moving up to the next grade level. Only NEW students to the district wanting to enroll in Charter Oak Unified School District need to complete this process.

    2020-21 COUSD DOC Application - English

    2020-21 COUSD DOC Application - Spanish

    ENROLLMENT INFO

    ENROLLMENT FAQ

Welcome To Royal Oak Middle School

  • Welcome to Royal Oak Middle School in the Charter Oak Unified School District. Royal Oak Middle School, a California Distinguished School, Gifted and Talented Education Academy (GATE), Performing Arts Academy and Project Lead The Way (PLTW)/STEAM, serves students in grades 7-8 in a student-centered, professional learning community that connects the elementary years with the high school experience.   

    Royal Oak Middle School Programs and Signature Practices:
    •  Small Learning Communities/Cores: Cores focus on meeting the particular needs of the middle grades adolescent.

    •  Positive Behavior Interventions, Capturing Kids Hearts and Character Counts: Modeling and teaching students the value of Respect, Fairness, Honesty, Citizenship, Trustworthiness and Caring

    •  Mix It Up Model School/No One Eats Alone Program

    •  Student-Led Conferences: Royal Oak students take responsibility for their learning and set goals which they share with their parents during Student Led Conference

    • Middle School Athletic League: Football, Cross Country, Volleyball, Basketball and Track & Field

    • Exciting and Innovative Elective Offerings: Award-winning Drama and Choir programs, Award-Winning Color Guard/Winter Guard Competitive Team, Associated Student Body (ASB)/Leadership Class, Basic Living/Cooking/Sewing, Technology, TV Media/Broadcasting, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), Instrumental Music, Yearbook, Project Lead the Way Gateway to Engineering, VEX Robotics

    • Rigorous Academic Challenges: Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Academy, Los Angeles County History Day Project, Los Angeles County Science and Engineering Fair,  VEX Robotics Competition Team, Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Engineering, Design and Robotics, Scripps Spelling Bee, Glendora Library Battle of the Books Competitive Team

    • Parent Involvement Opportunities: Parent Teacher Association (PTA); School Site Council (SSC); English Language Acquisition Committee (ELAC).  

    If you have any questions, or need to speak with a staff member, please contact the Royal Oak Main Office at (626) 967-6354. 

    Come to Royal Oak- We are looking for students, parents, community and staff members who are willing to join us on this exciting and adventurous mission of learning and self-discovery for our students. Hablamos Espanol.

Bell Schedule

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    REGULAR DAY
    PERIOD 0 7:05 – 7:55
    HOMEROOM 8:00 - 8:25
    PERIOD 1 8:30 - 9:20
    PERIOD 2 9:25 - 10:15
    BREAK 10:15 - 10:25
    PERIOD 3 10:30 - 11:20
    PERIOD 4 11:25 - 12:15
    LUNCH 12:15 - 12:50
    PERIOD 5 12:55 - 1:45
    PERIOD 6 1:50 - 2:40

    EARLY RELEASE WEDNESDAYS
    **Every Wednesday except 10/24 & 5/29**
    PERIOD 0 7:13 – 7:55
    HOMEROOM 8:00 – 8:13
    PERIOD 1 8:18 – 9:00
    PERIOD 2 9:05 – 9:47
    PERIOD 3 9:52 – 10:34
    BREAK 10:34 - 10:44
    PERIOD 4 10:49 – 11:31
    PERIOD 5 11:36 – 12:18
    LUNCH 12:18 – 12:53
    PERIOD 6 12:58 – 1:40

    MINIMUM DAY SCHEDULE
    Period 0 7:25 – 7:55
    Homeroom 8:00 – 8:25
    Period 1 8:30 – 9:00
    Period 2 9:05 – 9:35
    Period 3 9:40 – 10:10
    Break 10:10 – 10:20
    Period 4 10:25 – 10:55
    Period 5 11:00 – 11:30
    Period 6 11:35 – 12:05
    Minimum Days:
    8/30: Back to School Night
    10/24: Student-Led Conferences
    5/29: 8th Grade Promotion
    5/31: Last Day of School
    Additional days TBD for CAASPP testing

District of Choice

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    Application Download: DOC - English (PDF )  DOC - Spanish (PDF)
     
    Information:
    If you live outside of the COUSD boundaries but wish to attend school here, there are a few options:
    • Interdistrict Transfer (IDT)
    • Allen Bill 
    • District of Choice (DOC).  Applications are only available Oct. 21 - Dec.16, 2019 for the 2020-2021 school year.
    • We are unable to accept any DOC applications from Azusa, Rowland or Pomona USD.
     
    Please contact Donna Maeda-Reyes at the COUSD Student Services Department at (626) 966-8331 x90556 for more information. 
     
     
    District of Choice Q & A:
     
    When can I apply for District of Choice (DOC) for the 2020-2021 school year? Applications will be accepted beginning October 21, 2019.
     
    What’s the deadline to submit a DOC application for the 2020-2021 school year? The deadline is December 16, 2019.  No exceptions.
     
    How do I apply? Please go to any COUSD school site or district office and pick up an application. Once completed, please submit your application on or before December 16, 2019 to the Student Services Department located at 20350 E. Cienega Ave. Covina, CA 90724, anytime Monday through Friday, between 7:30 AM and 4 PM.
     
    Who may apply 1. Any student who does NOT reside in Azusa, Pomona or Rowland Unified School Districts. We unable to accept students from those districts, due to reaching the cap on the number of students we may accept from them under the regulations of the DOC program.  However, students from those districts may still utilize the regular interdistrict transfer (IDT) process, whereby you obtain a release from your district of residence.2. Any student who will be enrolling in the grades for which we are accepting for the 2020-2021 school year.
     
    What grade levels are you accepting for the 2020-2021 school year? All grade levels
     
    What about my ‘home’ district (district of residence)? Students accepted through DOC do NOT need to be released from their district of residence.
     
    How long does DOC last?  DOC has been renewed through July 1, 2023.
     
    Do I need to re-apply for DOC every year? No, DO NOT re-apply if your student is currently enrolled under DOC, and has maintained continuous attendance under DOC since being enrolled in a COUSD school.
     
    I have a student attending a COUSD school under DOC.  Now I’d like his/her sibling to start attending under DOC, too.  Do I have to apply for the sibling, or will the sibling automatically be admitted under DOC? You must apply for each sibling to attend under DOC.  Siblings are not automatically admitted under DOC.
     
    I live in a district from which COUSD is no longer able to accept DOC applications.  My older child is currently enrolled under DOC; will that child be able to continue under DOC?  I’d also like his/her younger sibling to attend COUSD. Is there any way I can get my younger child in under DOC? Your older child who is currently attending will be allowed to continue under DOC as long as he/she maintains continuous attendance in a COUSD school.  The younger sibling will be ineligible to apply for DOC.  You will need to utilize the regular interdistrict transfer process for your younger child, whereby you get released from your home district.
     
    I would really like my current DOC student to go to a particular/different school next year.  How do I make that happen? Parents should fill out and submit an intra-district request form at the school site where they want their child to attend next year. Your completed intra-district request form will be due by December 16, 2019 to the site where you want your student to attend. That school site will then evaluate whether or not they have space available for intra-district applicants, and will notify you if they are able to accommodate your request for the upcoming school year.  COUSD is not obligated to place a student in a particular school or program.  All requests are based on space availability at a particular site.
     
    My child used to attend COUSD under DOC, but we left to attend school in another district.  Now we’d like to come back to COUSD.  Is my child still eligible to attend under DOC? No, not without re-applying for DOC.  Once you dis-enrolled from the district, you lost your DOC eligibility.  If you want to return to COUSD, you must re-apply, and you must make sure we are accepting applications from your district of residence, and for your child’s grade.
     
    How long does DOC last?  DOC has been renewed through July 1, 2023.
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