Sun Valley Elementary School 75 Happy Ln, San Rafael, CA94901 Sun Valley Elementary School is one of six public elementary schools in the San Rafael City Schools District. At the end…More of Sun Valley, in San Rafael, the school boasts playgrounds and open space with the back of the school opening up onto a ridge. Sun Valley is considered to be one of the best elementary schools in San Rafael and has been recognized as a California Distinguished School. The school has an Academic Performance Index of 896 out of 1,000. The principal, Julie Harris, has emphasized a focus on creativity and allowing the students to grow emotionally as well as intellectually. The school also has an active parent community and parent-teacher organization.
Dixie Elementary School, which serves the Lucas Valley community, is one of three elementary schools in the…More Dixie School District. The school is a California Distinguished School, as well as a National Blue Ribbon School.
Set amid the hills of Lucas Valley, the school has expansive play space and outdoor classrooms with gardens. Many kids walk and bike to school from the surrounding neighborhoods.
The school also has an active parent community and a site council that oversees the school and meets the second Tuesday of the month.