Why choose Thomas Kelly?

  • Thomas Kelly is a unique school with both rigorous academics and a wonderfully supportive community. Here are just a few features of our school:

    • IB Primary Years Programme (see http://ibo.org/pyp for more info)
    • California Distinguished School
    • Small, neighborhood school (TK-5)
    • Full Day Transitional Kindergarten
    • Full Day Kindergarten 
    • Common Core and California standards-based instruction and curriculum in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Art, P.E. and Spanish
    • Large number of highly skilled, veteran teachers
    • Resource Specialist and Speech/Language Therapist
    • Mobile computer labs in the classroom using laptops and iPads to enhance research opportunities
    • LCD projectors in every classroom, Promethean interactive whiteboards in four classrooms
    • Accelerated Reader (Computerized Reading Comprehension Program)
    • Recipient of Del Campo High School’s Community Service Program (about 25 students each semester) students provide individual and small group tutoring to our students
    • After school Theater Arts and Band programs
    • After school Chess Club
    • Runnin' for Rhett Youth Fitness Program
    • Nature Area (five acres north of our playground) serves as an outdoor classroom for our students (contains a variety of plants and trees native to California)
    • Life Lab Garden
    • Discovery Club - a creative before and after school child care/enrichment program serving children in Kindergarten - 5th grade
    • Bridges After School Program - after school homework help, recreation, and enrichment activities
    • Active Student Council 
    • Active School Site Council
    • Active and friendly PTA
Last Modified on August 10, 2018