Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
* * * Welcome to the Oleander Elementary School Website - Home of the Bears! * * *
Oleander Elementary School
Home of the Bears
8650 Oleander Avenue
Fontana, CA  92335

(909) 357-5700
Fax: (909) 357-5707

Terry Ceja, Principal
Julie Hansberger, Assistant Principal

Dear Oleander Bear Families, 

Welcome to Oleander Elementary School! 

The Oleander Family is committed to providing the best educational program for our students. The excellent quality of our program is a reflection of our highly committed staff. We are dedicated to ensuring that Oleander Elementary School is a welcoming, stimulating environment where students are actively involved in their education as well as developing into positive young role models. Through our hard work, together, our students will be challenged to reach their maximum potential. 

Oleander Elementary School believes that cooperation between school and community is imperative for student’s success, and this is reflected in our School Mission Statement:

The Olender Family is committed to providing every student with the tools and spirit to strive for excellence in academics, social, emotional, and physical skills. The Oleander Family is committed to providing a rigorous and safe learning environment. 

Administrators, teachers, support staff, parents, students, and community members share this mission. In order for Oleander students to be successful, all members of this team will work together as partners in their education. 

We at Oleander Elementary School strive to develop students that possess the following life skills and personality traits that will ensure their success in college and in their future careers: 

  1. Independent thinkers 
  2. Strong Content Knowledge 
  3. Response to varying demands of audience, task, purpose or discipline 
  4. Comprehend as well as critique 
  5. Value evidence 
  6. Use technology & media strategically & capably 
  7. Understand other perspectives & cultures 

Oleander Elementary School is a place where “Every student is capable of achieving success.”


Mrs. Ceja, Principal

Oleander is Turning the Big 6-0! 
by Pamela L. Kaptain
 7/23/2015 8:23 AM
Oleander Elementary School Recognized by CBEE  
by Pamela L. Kaptain
 6/5/2015 2:59 PM
Crosswalk Safety PSA 
by Pamela L. Kaptain
 4/17/2015 10:14 AM
Oleander Elementary School Honored by CBEE 
by Pamela L. Kaptain
 2/27/2014 9:38 AM
Oleander Students Tape Mr. Baker to a Pole 
by Pamela L. Kaptain
 6/7/2013 3:48 PM
(More Announcements...)
12/14/2015 8:00 AM School Site Council (SSC) 
12/17/2015 9:00 AM ELAC Meeting 
12/18/2015 9:00 AM Bear Chat 
12/21/2015 12:00 AM Winter Break - No School 
All FUSD schools will be closed.  District Office will be closed on December 21-25, 31 and January 1.
1/18/2016 12:00 AM Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
1/26/2016 8:00 AM School Site Council (SSC) 
1/29/2016 9:00 AM Bear Chat 
2/3/2016 12:00 AM Spring Pictures 
2/8/2016 12:00 AM Lincoln's Birthday Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
2/12/2016 12:00 AM Career Day 
(More Events...)

Recognitions for the Month of April

Winston Velasquez
Student of the Month

On Saturday April 11, 2015, Oleander Elementary School was proudly represented in the School Duel portion of the 31st Annual Redlands Bike Classic by Winston Velasquez. Winston took second place, earning a silver medal in the seven year old age bracket of the competition. Oleander was the only Fontana school represented in the School Duel portion of this year’s classic. Winston’s father Mr. Matthew Velazquez, proudly served as his coach and lead cheerleader.

In addition to being a great athlete, Winston is a fantastic student! He is making excellent progress as demonstrated on the most recent administration of the MAP assessment. Winston currently has perfect attendance and in the three years he has been at Oleander has needed an absence only once.

Click here ​to view recognitions from previous months.​

 Q Parent Connection
 2015-16 School Calendar
 California Department of Education
 District Map
 District Test Results
 Fontana Unified School District
 School Site Council
 Q Student Connection
 Elementary Music
 Math Homework Help
 Oleander Library
 School Menu - What's for Lunch?
 World Book Online
? ?