12 San Ramon Valley campuses named 2014 California Distinguished School

SRVUSD schools have received award 84 times

Twelve elementary schools from San Ramon Valley have been selected as a 2014 California Distinguished School, announced Wednesday by state superintendent of public instruction Tom Torlakson.

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Posted by DD
a resident of Danville
on May 1, 2014 at 10:27 am

It would have been so helpful if you had told the reader where these schools are! "SRV" is not enough information.

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Posted by Ann Delaney
a resident of San Ramon
on May 1, 2014 at 11:26 am

Let's not get too excited here. In Redwood City the same award was given because someone filled out the application right. In actuality the middle school pregnancy rate hit the headlines and the school colors were changed to protect the kids from the huge Mexican gang influence! State scores were abysmal. When you dismiss the lower grades earlier in the fall to give the kids a head start from the older ones---nothing to be proud of and get an award.

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Posted by April
a resident of Blackhawk
on May 1, 2014 at 11:56 am

@DD - just google the school name and it will give you the address.
@Ann - please take your negativity someplace else .. you are so pathetic!

This is excellent news.

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Posted by Online Editor
a resident of another community
on May 1, 2014 at 12:05 pm

Online Editor is a registered user.

Fair point, DD. We've now added the city/town locations next to the school names.

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Posted by Diana
a resident of Alamo
on May 1, 2014 at 6:45 pm

Excellent news? It's a joke. Ann is absolutely on target. Do your research on the "quality" of California schools before you start bragging.

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