Welcome to Thornhill Elementary School!
Thornhill is a K-5 Elementary School located in Oakland, California. Recently, Thornhill was selected as the “Best K-8″ school in the East Bay by Oakland Magazine and we are proud to have been honored with the California Distinguished School Award.


Back to School Night

Join us on September 3, 2014!

Back to School Night will be held on Wed. 9/3 - time to be announced.

* Meet your children's teachers!
* Check out their classrooms!
* Learn about the exciting year ahead!

Please note that the PFC is unable to provide childcare for this event.

We hope to see you there!


First Week of School: 8/25-8/29 All Minimum Days!

We are looking forward to another great year at Thornhill!

First week of school, Monday, August 25 - Friday, August 29, 2014

All minimum days
Kindergarten releases at 12:50 pm
Grades 1-5 release at 1:25 pm

Hope you're enjoying the summer break!


Welcome Kindergarten Families!

Thornhill is excited to welcome the incoming class of 2020!
We are looking forward to meeting you!

Join the Yahoo! Group
To help everyone get to know each other - look for an invite for a Yahoo! Group for your class. We recommend everyone joins the group as it will be best way to receive summer and back to school information. It's a good place for posting/answering your questions.

Summer Play Dates
Join us for some play dates this summer to meet other kindergarten families. There is no need to RSVP -- Just show up and make some new friends!

  • July 19th 10am @ Thornhill
  • August 16 10am @ Thornhill
  • August 22 after Teacher "Meet & Greeet" @ Thornhill

Have a great summer!
Kathi Dente and Ana Souza – PFC kindergarten chairs


Summer Produce Delivered!

CSA Produce from Phat Beets is available all summer long!

The Thornhill CSA Organic Produce from Phat Beets is continuing throughout the Summer and the new pick-up location is at Thyda’s Coffeeshop from 3:30pm - 5:30pm on Tuesdays, next door to the school!

Plus, we are opening the Summer CSA to community members as well -- Thornhill alums and their families, neighborhood folks, co-workers, whoever would like to subscribe!!

Summer Deliveries
Our great Farm to School CSA program will be offered throughout the summer. If you are interested in summer produce deliveries, just sign up on line by Saturday night of any week in order to receive your share the following Tuesday afternoon. (And yes, if you sign up for summer CSA shares, you can opt out for the weeks that you are out of town.) The summer pick up location is Thyda's coffee shop.

Ordering Info
For all orders, go to www.phatbeetsproduce.org. Click on "Order a Beet Box" and be sure to click on “Thornhill Elementary School” as your delivery location. Get your full ($25), half share ($16), or fruit share ($16) of organically grown vegetables and fruits and help support our community!

To read the detailed description of the summer CSA program at Thornhill, please click here.

Questions? Email Lori Robbins.