Program Highlights

Highlights of our K-5 Instructional Program

Dynamic Mindfulness at Farallone View Elementary School. Read more about Transformative Life Skills Research Findings and the Habits of Mind.

Standards based reading and writing instruction. Reader's Workshop and Writer's Workshop implemented in all classrooms. We have a full-time literacy coach on site who coaches teachers in literacy instruction. For more information about Readers and Writers Workshop, please visit: http://rwproject.tc.columbia.edu/

Standards based math instruction. For more information on Everyday Math, please visit: http://everydaymath.uchicago.edu/about/.

English Language Development for all students.

Standards based social studies and science instruction.

For more information on Scott Foresman Social Studies, please visit: www.cahistorysocialscience.com.

Learn more about FOSS Science and our Science Program.

Music consultant who teaches kindergarten through third grade students in Kodaly methodology. Learn more about our Music Program.

Art Instruction. Students in grades TK-5th take Art lessons from Ms. Reiss once a week. Learn more about our program.

Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) program for 2nd and 3rd grade students with lessons and activities that connect them to their health, the planet and their community. For more information about The HEAL Project, please visit: www.thehealproject.org

Science consultant who advances the Kindergarten-1st grade and 4th-5th grade science curriculums.

Physical Education program for grades kindergarten through five that emphasizes movement and appreciation for physical and mental health.

Continent Day provides opportunities for students to learn about the seven continents of the world over the course of their years at Farallone View

Oceans Week allows students to explore the environment they live in.

Library technician maintains the library, reads new literature to primary grade students, and assists upper grade students in research.

We offer several after school programs, which are open to all children on the coast side.