Vision and Core Values of Bonny Doon Elementary School


The Bonny Doon School Community will create a learning environment that challenges and supports students to achieve their highest potential. We need to acknowledge all aspects of a child's well-being to provide a successful learning experience.

Core Values:

We believe that:

  • Learning occurs best in a healthy, safe, and nurturing environment.
  • Commitment from students, home, school, and community is essential to student success.
  • High standards and expectations foster greater academic achievement.
  • A highly skilled, enthusiastic, and dedicated staff has a direct and powerful influence on students' lives and learning.
  • Everyone should be treated with kindness and respect.
  • The development of self esteem is critical to student success.
  • Community building and peaceful conflict resolution are an integral part of the curriculum.
  • It is our duty to cultivate a life-long love of learning in our students and staff.
  • There is strength and value in diversity, and diversity should be celebrated.
  • Active, timely communication is needed to build alliances with the entire community.
  • An appreciation and respect for the natural world is necessary to becoming responsible world citizens.
  • Continuous improvement is necessary to meet the needs of students in a changing world.

Bonny Doon Elementary School :: 1492 Pine Flat Road, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 :: (831) 427-2300
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