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Important Dates

May 20
     □Cake Decorating

May 21

     □ International FestivaI, 11:00-4:00

May 24

     □Consistent Achiever Luncheon

May 27

     □Field Day (Grades 2-5)

May 30

     □Memorial Day, No School

June 3

     □Open House, 6:00 p.m.

     □ Student Dismissal @ 12:05 pm

June 6

     □5th Grade Field Trip to Bowling Alley

June 7

     □Kindergarten Promotion

        10:45 a.m. in the MPR

June 8

     □Minimum Day, Students dismissed @ 12:05 p.m. 

June 9

     □Last day of School

     □Minimum Day, Students dismissed @ 12:05 p.m.

     □5th Grade Graduation, 9:00 a.m. (MPR)


        2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR

Aug. 18

     □First Day of School 

Aug. 19

     □K-1 Picnic @ Gerstle Park

HeadsUp for San Rafael Schools!



Click on the logo to learn more about how HeadsUp, the foundation for San Rafael City Schools, supports our students!

Coleman Recycles for money on Friday Mornings!

Drop off your plastic bottles and aluminum cans Friday mornings in front of the school. Be sure that all of the items read CA CASH REFUND, CA CRV, or CRV on the label.

Common Core for Parents

Click below for CCSS Information for parents



You are invited to the 

Annual Coleman Carnival & International Festival

Saturday, May 21

11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 


Bring the whole family for live music, (including performances by our student's), BBQ, silent auction, games and prizes, taqueria, international car show, and so much more!

We hope to see you!!!

International Festival Car Show

We’re pleased to announce that last year’s car show was such a hit, we’ll be holding our second annual car show at the Coleman Carnival & International Festival (CCIF), on Saturday, May 21st.

Do you, or someone you know, have a unique or vintage car, truck or motorcycle (in any condition) you’d like to display for the day at the car show? If so, please visit www.colemanpto.com/carshow, fill out the application and return by:

1)    Scanning and emailing it to colemancarshow@gmail.com or

2)    Dropping the application off in the office marked ATTN: Bryan Bates, Car Czar.

This year, our goal is to have at least 40 cars, trucks and motorcycles. In addition, we plan to showcase special electric cars if all goes according to plan.

Cake Decorating Contest

Bakers start your ovens! Our annual Cake Decorating Contest is TOMORROW! Bring your yummy creations to the Multi Purpose Room tomorrow morning between 8:00 and 8:45am.  Students and Parents are encouraged to participate. Awards to "Top 3" in each grade as well as a Parent/Community Division, plus many other categories.


Cakes will be on display in the morning and teachers will bring their students thru to check out all the wonderful cakes. 


Thank you to our Cake Contest organizer, Coleman Mom Stacey Mabuhay. She will be in the MPR tomorrow morning to receive your cakes. 


Come to Coleman Carnival & International Festival on Saturday and be sure to play the cake walk to win your favorite cake!


This event goes on Rain or Shine!! 



School Spirit Wear


Every Wednesday is School Spirit Day at Coleman! 


Wear your Coleman gear and get in the spirit. Need to order some gear? Visit  http://www.mylocker.net/my/shop/coleman-elementary/index.html 

Coleman Mission Statement

The School Site Council, parents, staff and students at Coleman Elementary School are dedicated to the belief that Coleman School can offer an excellent learning opportunity for each and every student. We are firm in our understanding that every child's learning style can be accommodated, every child's talents cultivated and each child's challenges addressed and resolved. The comprehensive program at Coleman is designed to meet the individual needs and learning styles of all its students through full access to and participation in a rigorous core curriculum.

School Hours

Kindergarten: 8:45 AM - 1:40 PM

1st- 5th grades: 8:45 AM – 3:15 PM (Wednesday’s dismissal is 1:40 PM)

On site aftercare is provided by the City of San Rafael and is open until 6:30 PM (415-485-3121)

Line to Report Student Absences and Tardies

485-2420 ext. 3

Linea para Reportar Ausencias y Tardanzas

485-2420 ext. 5

Home of the Tigers!





800 Belle Avenue

San Rafael, CA 94901

(415) 485-2420

Fax: (415) 485-2494

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Child Care at Coleman School

Conveniently locatad on site, the City of San Rafael offers state-licensed, year-round childcare to children in Kindergarten through 5th grade. The center provides a safe, enriching and child-centered environment for children. The Coleman Center is Monday through Friday from 1:40 - 6:30 p.m. Part-time and full-time care is offered. For more information please click here or call 415.485.3121.