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Don Callejon K-8 School

Santa Clara Unified School District 

  • Happenings

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    School Office Hours

    The Don Callejon School Office Hours on school days are as follows-

    • 9am-11am for Registering New Students

    • 7:50am - 3:15pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday for all other business

    • 7:50am - 2:30pm Wednesdays and minimum days

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    Hello Parents, Safety Patrol reminder:  Please make sure to approach the school and drop off zones at a safe driving speed.  Please don't get out to help your student(s)


    New Website

    The NEW Don Callejon Elementary website is now ADA compliant, and so is now accessible to individuals with disabilities, as well as is responsive to mobile & various other types of electronic devices. After you've had a chance to do some navigating through our new website, please help us to help you by completing a short 2 question survey about our new website:  Start here


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    About Us


    • Value and Strive for Academic Rigor, High Standards, and Achievement
    • Instill Independence and Self-Confidence in our Students
    • Support Collaboration and Unity
    • Incorporate Technology throughout Campus
    • Open the Doors toward Tolerance and Compassion
    • Nurture a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment


    Located in the Rivermark area of Santa Clara, Don Callejon School serves students in the Santa Clara Unified School District (see detailed attendance boundaries for more information).

    The $21 million, 74,500 square-foot school opened in 2006, providing students and faculty with a modernized, beautiful campus for learning and recreation.

    In addition to modern classrooms, students enjoy access to a state-of-the-art Media Center and Computer Lab with both wireless and hardwired Internet access.  A Multi-Purpose Building with a stage, wall tables and basketball court serves as a place for assemblies, dining, plays and sports activities.

    Classrooms are located around a central courtyard which features an outdoor theater and grassy knolls.  The courtyard also includes an outdoor lunch area. Outdoor play areas are divided into areas for kindergarten, elementary and middle school and are be located adjacent to a City park.

    The school is named in honor of Don Callejon, former Superintendent, Boardmember and dedicated employee of Santa Clara Unified School District for 43 years.