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April 11-15

     □Spring Break

April 20 

     □ Mike Watenpaugh talk with parents regarding new principal, 6:30 p.m. in the library

April 22

     □Class Photo Day

     □ Farmers Market Day, Lunch Time

April 27th

     □Coleman Art Show, 6:30 pm, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

April 30th

     □Garden Work Day, 9:00 am. 2:00 p.m.

May 4th

     □Dine & Donate @ Los Moles

May 21st

     □ International Festival, 11:00-4:00

May 30

     □Memorial Day, No School

June 3

     □Open House 6:15 p.m.

     □ Student Dismissal @ 12:05 noon

June 9

     □Last day of School

     □5th Grade Graduation

School Hours

Kindergarten: 8:45 AM - 1:40 PM

1st- 5th grades: 8:45 AM – 3:15 PM (Wednesday’s dismissal is 1:40 PM)

On site aftercare is provided by the City of San Rafael and is open until 6:30 PM (415-485-3121)

HeadsUp for San Rafael Schools!



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

Coleman Recycles for money on Friday Mornings!

Drop off your plastic bottles and aluminum cans Friday mornings in front of the school. Be sure that all of the items read CA CASH REFUND, CA CRV, or CRV on the label.

Common Core for Parents

Click below for CCSS Information for parents


First Annual Art Show

Coleman's First Annual Art Show! 

Wednesday, April 27th, 6:00pm

Your young artists will get the chance to express themselves alongside their fellow creatives in a real art show! Click HERE for more details! 

A workshop will be provided to help with the creative process on:

Monday, April 18th, 3:30 - 5:00 in the MPR

Art work is due Friday, April 22nd by 3:30 p.m.

If you have any questions please email: toriberghoff@gmail.com

Pajama Time


Coleman School cordially invites parents and children to join Mrs. Sonnet for Story Time on

Friday, May 6th from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Pajamas, slippers, and stuffed animals highly recommended.

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Davidson Parent Tour

Davidson parent tours are coming up on April 20th and May 3rd. To reserve a spot for one of these tour dates, e-mail Emily Busch at ebusch@srcs.org. 

School Survey/Encuesta Escolar

The annual Coleman School Survey is going live this Monday, March 28! Please complete the survey online THIS WEEK!​ The deadline to complete the survey is Friday, April 8th.  This is important feedback with regards to school improvement and priorities. For the English survey please click here


If you do not have access to a computer or need assistance completing the survey, you may come to Coleman School Library on Saturday, April 2nd between 9:00am and 1:00pm. Martha Nogueira has offered to assist Spanish-speaking parents in their completion of the survey.

Hard copies will be available in the office in English and Spanish as well, but it is strongly encouraged that you complete the survey online.

Your feedback is important and valued!


La encuesta Anual de la Escuela Coleman va en directo este lunes, 28 de marzo! Por favor complete la encuesta en línea (internet) ESTA SEMANA! La fecha límite para completar la encuesta es el viernes, 8 de abril. Esta encuesta es muy importante retroalimentación con respecto a la mejora y prioridades de la escuela. Para acceder la encuesta en Espanol presione aqui


Si usted no tiene acceso a una computadora o necesita ayuda para completar la encuesta usted puede venir a la Biblioteca de la Escuela de Coleman, el sábado 2 de abril entre las 9:00 am y 1:00 pm. Martha Nogueira ha ofrecido generosamente para ayudar a los padres de habla hispana en su realización de la encuesta.


Sus comentarios son importantes y valorados!

School Spirit Wear


Every Wednesday is School Spirit Day at Coleman! 


Wear your Coleman gear and get in the spirit. Need to order some gear? Visit  http://www.mylocker.net/my/shop/coleman-elementary/index.html 

Coleman Mission Statement

The School Site Council, parents, staff and students at Coleman Elementary School are dedicated to the belief that Coleman School can offer an excellent learning opportunity for each and every student. We are firm in our understanding that every child's learning style can be accommodated, every child's talents cultivated and each child's challenges addressed and resolved. The comprehensive program at Coleman is designed to meet the individual needs and learning styles of all its students through full access to and participation in a rigorous core curriculum.

Lawsuit Affects Release of Student Data


The California Department of Education (CDE) is currently involved in a lawsuit in which the court ordered CDE to produce confidential student information related to all students who have attended a California school since January 1, 2008. This order may result in a release of your student’s confidential information. To object to this release of information, parents must fill out and mail an objection form to the court no later than April 1, 2016. The form and further information is available in both English and Spanish on the CDE’s website at: http://www.cde.ca.gov/morganhillcase

Click here to learn more and for additional resources.

Line to Report Student Absences and Tardies

485-2420 ext. 3

Linea para Reportar Ausencias y Tardanzas

485-2420 ext. 5

Home of the Tigers!





800 Belle Avenue

San Rafael, CA 94901

(415) 485-2420

Fax: (415) 485-2494

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Child Care at Coleman School

Conveniently locatad on site, the City of San Rafael offers state-licensed, year-round childcare to children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The center provides a safe, enriching and child-centered environment for children. The Coleman Center is Monday through Friday from 1:40 - 6:30 p.m. Part-time and full-time care is offered. For more information please click here or call 415.485.3121.