Kentfield School District
750 College Avenue, Kentfield, CA 94904
The Kentfield Elementary School District is located in Kentfield, California and is comprised of two different sites: Bacich Elementary School, K-4, with an enrollment of 680 students, and Kent Middle School, 5-8, with an enrollment of 534 students. The total District enrollment is 1,214.
The Kentfield Elementary School District is regarded highly by its parents, students and greater school community. The District is known for having a strong academic program and a rich visual and performing arts, physical education, Spanish language, computer program and Character Education. Student achievement as measured by the 2010 STAR assessment places the District in the top 10% in Reading, Math, Language Arts and Spelling. The District has a scope and sequence in all content areas which are aligned with state and national standards.
The average student:teacher ratio in grades K-3 is under 20:1, and 23:1 at grades 4-8. All teachers in the District are teaching in areas for which they are qualified and for which they hold valid teaching credentials. All District staff members are credentialed by the State of California and are working within their subject area of competence. The District enjoys the generous support of its active PTA, School Site Council, and the Kentfield Schools Foundation, a non-profit organization which currently has a $1,000,000 annual goal. In addition, the District has been very successful over the past two decades in passing a parcel tax and bonds.
Kentfield School District's Vision Statement
The Kentfield School District is a dynamic learning community that prepares individuals for a lifetime of intellectual exploration, personal growth, and social responsibility.
Kentfield School District's Mission
We provide a comprehensive education that fosters natural curiosity, promotes problem solving through critical thinking, and develops students of character. We value a rigorous academic program enriched by the arts, technology, and physical education. Working in partnership with our broader community, we prepare graduates for success as contributing and compassionate citizens in our ever-changing world.
Kentfield School District's ValuesWe are passionate about encouraging students, staff, and families to:
Taken from Character Counts! and The Biggest Job We’ll Ever Have "Ten Priorities"
"Upon the subject of education, not presuming
to dictate any plan or system respecting it,
I can say that I view it as the most important
subject we as a people can be engaged in."
Last Modified on September 6, 2012