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Mission Statement - Declaracion de la Mision

The Sun Valley School, parents and staff will work together to develop a nurturing learning environment promoting positive self-esteem, fostering intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and ...more


Julie Harris is in her eleventh year as Principal of Sun Valley School. Prior to her taking the helm at SV, she was Laurel Dell principal for five years. Julie moved into administration after ...more



What's Happening at Sun Valley

Sun Valley Named One of the Best in the Nation

Blue-Ribbon.pngThe U.S. Department of Education announced on Sept. 28 that Sun Valley Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Sun Valley Elementary is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor. 

The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private schools where students achieve very high learning standards or are making notable improvements in closing the achievement gap. The award supports the hard work of students, educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging content. Click here to learn more.



Click on the link below for dates to the Family Tours at Davidson Middle School.  





Please call the school office on 415-485-2440 for a reservation to attend.  Parent tour size is limited.  No children, please.


November 16

December 7

January 18

February 8

March 1

April 19

May 3 and May 17


Common Core State Standards for Parents

Click below for CCSS parent information


Guiding Principles and Goals

1. Students will be guided to develop to their fullest academic potential.

2. Students will be recognized in their classrooms, school, and community for demonstrating academic achievement, ...more


75 Happy Lane
San Rafael, CA 94901
Map and Directions

415.485.2440 - Telephone
415.485.2443 - Fax

Important Dates

Halloween Parade - Monday, October 31 1 to 1:25 p.m. 


Sun Valley Dia de los Muertos Festival

Friday, October 28 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. mpr

We need volunteers to make this event happen.

Go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f45a9ad2aa0f94-diadelos to sign up.  Thank you!


Lunchtime Clubs

Monday - Community Heroes

Tuesday - Art Club

Wednesday - Green Team

Thursday - Sun Valley Singers

Friday - Games and Building 




Your Sun Valley PTO

Connect with this active group of parents and teachers, volunteers and fans of all things Sun Valley!

Go to sunvalleypto.com for a full calendar of upcoming events, news, photos, meeting minutes, budget details and more.


Spirit Wear & Gear

svshirt.JPGFridays are School Spirit Days!

Students are encouraged to wear our colors - blue, yellow or white - or wear a logo t-shirt.

Need an SV shirt or sweatshirt? Shop online at locker.net, and a portion of sales will be donated back to school.

Here is the link to shop.

HeadsUp Supports San Rafael Students



Click on the logo to learn more about how HeadsUp, the foundation for San Rafael City Schools, supports our students!