Painter Elementary


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  • Grades: TK - 5th
    Enrollment: 337
    Address: 500 Rough and Ready Rd, San Jose, CA 95133
    Principal: Dr. George Kleidon
    Admin Assistant: Susie Nicholas-Avila
    Tel: 408-928-8400

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Welcome to Painter Elementary - Home of the Eagles

  • Message from Principal, Dr. George Kleidon:

    As the Principal of Painter Elementary School, it is a great honor to serve such a warm, dedicated community of staff, students, and families.  At Painter, we work in close partnership with families to ensure every child’s academic and social-emotional needs are met.  Our students are gaining the skills to become lifelong learners in the 21st century.

    Why choose Painter?

    Painter Elementary School offers the first Cooperative Early Learning Preschool Program in Santa Clara County for students of the ages of 3 and 4 years old. The Painter Cooperative Early Learning Preschool Program focuses on the growth and development of your child, along with creating a partnership with families to enhance the learning experience for all. 

    Painter provides families with a TK/K-5th grade academic program in a caring, respectful and supportive environment.  We are committed to ensuring students reach their fullest potential academically, socially, and emotionally. We maintain high expectations and promote academic excellence by providing students with a rigorous instructional program that includes a Balanced Literacy apporach to reading, along with daily personalized small group guided reading instruction, blended learning programs, and Project Based Learning methods. 

    We offer a variety of opportunities for students, including the Springboard Reading Program, Sylvan Learning Math Program, Robotics Club, Piano Lab, Think-Together After school extended care, Social Emotional Learning programs, Counseling Services, after-school sports, and more! 

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    School Vision / Misson / Values

    At Painter Elementary School, our vision is to inspire creativity and lifelong learning, which will prepare our students for successful careers. 

    Our mission is to work in partnership with parents and the community to empower students to reach their potential as whole and unique individuals through the following: focusing on communication, collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, the meaningful use of technology, rigorous learning opportunities, and support of English Language Learners. This will enable our students to become productive, responsible 21st century thinkers.

    Painter Eagles take great pride in exhibiting the values of Being Respectful, Being Responsible, and Being Safe. The 3 B's are the Painter Way! 



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  • TK and Kindergarten Enrollment


    We are now accepting Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten applications. Please register your child for the 2018-2019 school year! 

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