Adele Harrison Middle School 1150 Broadway, Sonoma, CA95476 Adele Harrison Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Sonoma Valley School District. It accommodates about…More 468 students from grades 6-8. The school is located on Broadway, next to Sonoma Valley High School. The school is built around a grassy courtyard, with open plan classrooms connected by covered cateways. Athletic fields are behind the building. The school has a diverse student body, enrolling a student body that is 63% white, 39% Hispanic, and 2% Asian. Almost 44% of the student body is "dissadvantaged," and over 30% require English as a second language instruction. The school maintains and English-Spanish dual immersion program, a comprehensive tutoring and mentoring program, outdoor education, and the GATE gifted and talented program. In 2010 Adele Harrison was one of two schools to recieve a gift from Stone Edge Farm, which will build onto the Sonoma Valley Garden Project to allow them to build greenhouses, educational vineyards, small orchards and work towards installing a garden curriculum.
Sassarini Elementary School is located on 5th Street West, off West Napa Street and less than a mile from the Plaza…More Park. Led by principal Leticia Crus, it is one of five elementary schools serving the Sonoma Valley School District.</p>
<p>The school consists of several classroom buildings connected by shaded outdoor walkways and with athletic fields and play areas behind the school. The student body is about 63 percent Hispanic, 30% White, 2% Asian and 1% other races. Over 60% of the student body in 2009 classified as "socioeconomically disadvantaged," and a little under half are earmarked english learners.</p>
<p>Recent API scores can be found here: http://sassarinischool.org/api.html</p>
SwimAmerica Sonoma 17000 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA95476 SwimAmerica is a national swim school developed by the American Swimming Coaches Association, teaching kids everything…More from basic floating to advanced strokes. Classes are about 30 minutes long, while advanced-level classes usually last up to 45 minutes. SwimAmerica has a 4-to-1 student/coach ratio.
Sonoma Community Center 276 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA95476 For over 50 years, the Sonoma Community Center has supported the artistic and educational life of the city, by…More sponsoring public programming. It offers classes in pottery, painting, music, yoga, jazzersize and various elements of personal development. Its large auditorium regularly supports theater performances, movie nights, and gallery shows. The artist-in-residence program brings recognition and support to professional and student artists. The space also functions as an incubator for non-profits, and many local groups have gotten their start here: including the Boys and Girls club of Sonoma. Volunteers and members are welcome, check the website for details.
El Verano Elementary School 18606 Riverside Dr, Sonoma, CA95476 El Verano Elementary School is located on Riverside Drive in the Valley of the Moon section of Sonoma Valley. With a…More motto of "committed to our community," the school hosts numerous community events to raise funds. The facility is based around an open plan lot with covered walk-ways between classrooms and student-painted murals depicting the history of California. The grounds feature a large playground and an outdoor eating area as well as large athletic fields. In 2008 El Verano was a part of the pilot program, partnering with the Exploratorium in San Francisco to teach hands-on science concepts. Now all five elementary schools in the Sonoma Valley school district have received a 3 million dollar grant which will continue the program through 2012. The school is heavily focused on literacy training and employs special counselors to instill these concepts. API scores can be viewed online.
Altimira Middle School is one of two middle schools serving the Sonoma Valley school…More district. Its grounds include an outdoor eating area, open fields, trees and benches.</p>
<p>Altimira Middle School offers a comprehensive English as a Second Language (ESL) program. Its student body includes 60 percent Hispanic students, and more than half of Altimira Middle School's students qualify as "socioeconomically disadvantaged." The school offers extensive tutoring and homework help, an honors leadership program, AP and enrichment courses and a variety of programs for students with special needs.</p>
Ledby Principal Beth Wolk, Prestwood Elementary school is a public school serving students in kindergarten…More through fourth grade. It is situated on East Macarthur street, south of the city center, in an open campus, with outdoor eating areas, grassy fields and shaded walkways. The student body is 68 percent white, 22 percent latino, three percent Asian and two percent Filipino. Thirty-five precent of the students come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and 19 percent are classified as English Language Learners.</p>
<p>The school runs a "Prestwood Direct" campaign, where parents organize to donate money and resources that fund additional teaching assistants, field trips and a computer lab coordinator. An annual benefit ball and jog-a-thon provides funds for non-curricular courses such as art and technology. The school provides state-verified instruction in English, math, arts, physical education, health, history, social science, science and a special program for English Language Learners. The school also offers school-wide tutoring, mentoring and counseling services. The school's current API scores can be found <a href="http://dq.cde.ca.gov/dataquest/AcntRpt2009/2009GrowthSch.aspx?allcds=49709536052286">online.</a></p>