Elementary School is a learning
community that strives to educate the mind and encourage the heart and spirit
of every individual.
The members of the
school community provide a safe, nurturing, positive learning environment
that includes a spirit of trust, development of character, mutual respect,
and cooperation. High professional and educational standards, along with
effective instructional practices that are employed and articulated
throughout the grade levels, enable all students to be academically
successful, happy, and responsible citizens.
At Mt. Diablo
Teachers help in establishing a positive climate through their
caring, dedication, and high academic and behavioral expectations for
Classroom teachers and support staff believe that all students
can succeed, and they provide assistance to help every student become a
successful, lifelong learner.
There is an exceptionally high level of parent cooperation,
involvement, and support in classrooms, library, computer lab, and other
areas of the school.
An active Parent Faculty Club supports the instructional program
in many ways, including providing materials and equipment to improve and
enrich the instructional program for students.
There is a strong commitment to establishing and maintaining
effective communication between home and school, and a willingness to work cooperatively
for the benefit of all children.
on campus provides child-care and preschool services.
Close cooperation and support exists between the school and the
City of Clayton,
which has provided financial support as well as human resources to improve
the school facility and instructional program for students.
The integration of technology to support instruction and
learning is maintained through the use of computer technology in classrooms,
library, and the computer lab, with the staffing of a part-time computer lab