Mission Statement

Spencer Valley School is a public elementary school which provides a comprehensive education, in a safe, nurturing environment. Students develop the high academic skills, self-confidence and resourcefulness necessary to approach life with optimism, live it with integrity, and to make a positive difference in the world.

  • Differentiated learning tied to California State Academic Standards
  • Approximately 1 teacher for every 6 students
  • Multi-age grouping
  • Modern classrooms, library, and creative arts room
  • Networked technology lab with full internet access: 1 -  1 computer ratio for students in grades 3 - 8 and 1:3 in K-2. Ipads were added to the lower grades in 12-13
  • Historic one-room schoolhouse, bell tower, courtyard garden, waterfall and pond
  • 4 acres of play area with grass, boulders, live oaks, play equipment, and ball courts
  • Shakespearean and student-written drama productions
  • Annual Science Exhibit
  • Visual arts program - Annual student art exhibit
  • Gardening Program: Different environments created on campus include a  food producing garden for the lunch program, pond life, native plants - including those on the playground a beneficial insect garden, and daffodil project.
  • Home-cooked lunch program available
  • A 2004 and 2008 California Distinguished School
  • API 842 for the 2012-2013 school year
  • SPARK PE Program