About Us

  • Alameda's staff, community and Site Council have developed the following vision and beliefs, and they guide the development and monitoring of our School Improvement Plan.

    Vision

    We are a diverse community of life-long learners who are creative, responsible, and respectful. We are committed to meeting the academic, social, and emotional needs of our students.

    Beliefs

    • We believe in an environment where students make choices and are accountable for their learning and actions.
    • We believe in setting high expectations, encouraging excellence, and celebrating success.
    • We believe the school is an extension of the real world.
    • We believe all children can learn.
    • We believe the entire learning community benefits when teachers are provided with opportunities to share and plan.
    • We believe a successful education revolves around a nurturing partnership among students, parents, teachers, and the community.
    • We believe all children are entitled to an enriched, varied curriculum.

    What makes us unique?

    • State-of-the-art media center unmatched in the District's elementary schools. Closed-circuit television system, wireless labs with sets of lap tops for media center and classroom use, smart-board, elmo, wireless sound system in media center.
    • Focus on arts integration, technology.
    • Young Audiences support of year-long music residency with Ralph Nelson.
    • Third, fourth, fifth graders perform in musicals that integrate with their social studies curriculum.
    • Overnight science experiences at Camp Hancock for fifth graders and the Oregon Trail Overnight for fourth graders.
    • Blocks for literacy and math instruction.
    • Entire staff is trained in Second Steps or Steps to Respect, friendship skills/anti bullying curriculum.
    • Tuition-based and half day kindergartens.