Dixie Elementary School is nestled among the rolling, oak-studded hills of Lucas Valley in Marin County. The neighborhood is well maintained and for the most part housing is of the single family Eichler design. Dixie School is one of the four schools within the Dixie School District.
Dixie is a K–5 California Distinguished School and was recently named a National Blue Ribbon School. Total student enrollment is approximately 360. Our API score for the 2013 school year is 942. Due to the new CAASPP State Testing Program, the API rating system as been suspended by the State of California. In the spring of 2015, all elementary students in grades 3 through 5 will be taking the Smarter Balanced on-line test.
The current teaching staff of 23 includes a full-time Resource Specialist and Speech and Language Specialist. The staff also includes 11 instructional assistants assigned to various grades and 5 district support staff. These include Resource Assistant, SDC Assistants, Psychologist, BACR New Perspectives Counselors, Physical Education Specialist, 3 - 5 Theater Arts Program, Art Specialists K-5, Technology Coordinator, K - 2 Music/Movement Specialist, District Music (Band, Orchestra, and Choir) Teachers for our district music program grades 3-5.
We currently have 22 classrooms, a library, art room, MPR, and music room. The campus maintains a wireless network and various play-structures that are grade level specific. We have numerous gardens on site as well as an outdoor classroom near Miller Creek.
The Mission of the Dixie School Community is to promote academic excellence, to nurture learning as a lifelong process, and to support all students as they become informed, productive, contributing members of society.
Dixie has two visitation days a year. There is one in the fall and one in the spring for those who qualify to attend schools in the Dixie District or are relocating to the area. Please visit the district website for information on district boundaries and enrollment policies.
1175 Idylberry Road San Rafael, CA 94903 415.492.3730