Fortune School of Education 2600 Stanwell Dr, Concord, CA94520 Formerly known as Project Pipeline, the Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education is a comprehensive educator…More preparation institution. This Bay Area campus, fully credentialed by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, assists school districts throughout the state with developing teachers and providing a strong pool of credentialed candidates. The students are hired as "interns," receiving a salary and benefits as they take courses to earn their credential or master's degree.
Silverwood Elementary School 1649 Claycord Ave, Concord, CA94521 Located on Claycord Avenue in a nice, quiet neighborhood, Silverwood boasts a diverse 400-student body and strong…More academics. It's helped by a faculty which includes teachers credentialed as ESL instructors and GATE teachers. An active PTA helps fund educational efforst via annual fundraisers like a pasta dinner and a fall carnival and also has several committees geared toward educational enrichment.
Queen of All Saints Parochial School 2391 Grant St, Concord, CA94520 Located just across the street from the parish of the same name, QAS School serves children in kindergarten through…More eighth grade with a traditional Catholic education. The active Parent Teachers Organization raises funds for the school in a variety of ways including auctions, dinners and selling QAS headbands.
Oak Grove Middle School 2050 Minert Rd, Concord, CA94518 Oak Grove Middle School offers clubs, athletics and an active PTSA. The school draws students from Concord and a few…More Walnut Creek neighborhoods, and provides ESL teachers and family resources for its large Hispanic population.
Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store 1675 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA94520 Whether you're into scrapbooking, sewing or knitting and crocheting, Jo-Ann's has supplies for all interests.…More Stroll the aisles of colorful fabrics, browse through books on needlepoint, or peruse the many odds and ends stocking the shelves. Check the company's website for teacher rewards, VIP discounts and weekly specials. Classes are also offered.
Ayers Elementary School 5120 Myrtle Dr, Concord, CA94521 Ayers Elementary is located near Concord Boulevard. The public school offers a cafeteria and daily classes for…More elementary school aged children. A playground and many separate classrooms are located on the campus. Early bird and late bird schedules are available. Most grades have two separate teachers.
Concord Christian Schools is a great alternative to public schools in the Concord area. Starting out as a preschool…More in 1967, Concord Christian Schools have developed into a preschool - 12th grade learning environment focusing on the standard core curriculum of math, reading and writing.
However, it's not your traditional classroom setting as the teachers use Abeka Curriculum, which teaches standard math and phonics through biblical context and principles. Out-of-classroom activities are part of the curriculum and involves anything fun and exciting like bowling, swimming or rock climbing.
PreK - 5th grade is a teacher taught curriculum while 6-12th grade is teacher assisted. To become accepted, there is an evaluation with a teacher for placement for K-5th grades. For 6-8th graders, there is a placement test and for the remaining grades, you will need a transcript.
There is a wonderful sense of community and purpose as many of the faculty have been there from anywhere between 5 to 39 years. The principal has not only worked there for the past 11 years, but was also a student from 4th grade on and considers this her "home away from home".
It is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International with the goal of academic and character development as well as harnessing a deeper understanding and knowledge for God. They strive to develop the mind, body and spirit of each student.