VALLECITO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Go back
50 NOVA ALBION WAY
SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903
Visit this school's website
Phone: 415-492-3750
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Dixie School District School District
  • Students/Teacher: 16:1
  • Students/Grade: 68.3
  • Number Students: 410
  • Number Teachers: 25
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 7941
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 40
  • Principal: Ms Tracy Smith
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (11 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (13 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 3
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-09-07
    "My son started 1st grade at Vallecito in 2013 and had a fantastic experience. Wonderful admin and staff, he progressed tremendously especially compared to the school he went to for K ( in el dorado hills). Another great aspect is the culture at the school. We have met friends from all over CA and the world, its truly something special!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-07-18
    "We have had the pleasure of sending our kids to Vallecito for some 8 years now, and it was and still is a wonderful school. The new principal (well, new as of 2-3 years ago) has injected new energy into the school and is dynamic and communicative. They also do a great job of balancing the basics with extra activities like music, arts, dance. As with any school, the teachers are hit and miss -- we have had some wonderful teachers and some good ones, but never any who we felt were bad. Perhaps the best thing about Vallecito is the community ... very welcoming and supportive, and highly involved in their children's education. Overall a great school"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-04-24
    "This school is headed in a downward spiral. There seems to be an influx of students whose needs are not being met. My opinion is that the staff is ill prepared or not adequately funded to meet the new demands of incoming ELL and poverty-stricken families. I am all for diversity, but teaching methods and resources should reflect current needs and they just don't. Many of the grade level teams decide to only teacher social studies or science during a trimester. They do not go into more depth in the chosen subject so I am confused as to what the point of this is other than less planning on the teacher's part. Additionally, you would expect that reading, writing, and math would be covered that much more throughly if you are taking away a core subject, but wrong again. In comparison to Dixie (neighboring school) several items on the repot card are mysteriously not evaluated. So, perhaps more enrichment is provided focusing on the arts, or targeting top performing students then?- another no. Also, kids are tracked by ability in LA and math which does not seem flexible throughout the year. Communication from some teachers is extremely lacking. Too bad because this was once a real gem."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-28
    "We've enjoyed the community feeling as well as appreciate the quality education our child is receiving."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-04-28
    "Fantastic school!!!! Amazing staff, great communication with parents, wonderful program. My son loves Vallecito!"
    Page 1 of 3
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2014 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Steve Dang of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Aung Lin of Dream Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Shari Lorenz
    CENTURY 21 Classic Properties
    707.­303.4122
    6601 Commerce Boulevard
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Raymond Lau
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Manson Chan of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    650.­867.8240
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Thomas Gehring
    CENTURY 21 Bundesen
    707.­769.9000
    616 Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Peter Chung of Patrick Lam & Joanne Xiang Award-Winning Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Simon Lo of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Patti Blomendahl
    CENTURY 21 Classic Properties
    707.­588.5411
    6601 Commerce Boulevard
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Hannah Cao of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Brenda Chan of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Christina Tam of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Karen Karlow
    CENTURY 21 Bundesen
    707.­769.9000
    616 Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Steven Cheong of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Luis Nanez
    CENTURY 21 Bundesen
    707.­769.9000
    616 Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Sarah J. Benton
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    David Thomas
    CENTURY 21 Bundesen
    707.­769.9000
    616 Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Carole McMahon
    CENTURY 21 Classic Properties
    707.­303.4144
    6601 Commerce Boulevard
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Heather Hunnicutt
    CENTURY 21 Classic Properties
    707.­355.2144
    6601 Commerce Boulevard
    Rohnert Park, CA 94928
    Skylar Heinen
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Rick Burg
    CENTURY 21 Bundesen
    707.­769.9000
    616 Petaluma Boulevard South
    Petaluma, CA 94952
    Kelly Nguyen
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Frances Kwan
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132
    Alden Wong of Elite Team
    CENTURY 21 Realty Alliance
    415.­213.1600
    1569 Sloat Boulevard
    Suite 300
    San Francisco, CA 94132