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In the morning...

Mountain View is committed to keeping our children safe and supervised. In the morning, please use the lunch tables to visit your children and eat breakfast. Children are allowed on the playgrounds starting at 7:55. Parents are not allowed on the playgrounds. If you would like to volunteer in your child's class, please check in at the office to receive a volunteer sticker.

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Bell Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

8:05     Warning Bell rings       

8:10     Bell rings: School Starts

10:15-10:35   Kindergarten - 6th Recess

11:20-12:00  Kindergarten Lunch

11:35 -12:15 1st - 3rd Lunch

12:05-12:45   4th - 6th Lunch

1:40     Kindergarten Dismissal           

2:22     1st - 3rd  Dismissal

2:41     4th - 6th Dismissal    


Wednesdays/Conference Days

8:05     Warning Bell rings       

8:10     Bell rings: School Starts

10:05-10:25   Kindergarten - 6th Recess

11:20-12:00  Kindergarten Lunch

11:35 -12:15 1st - 3rd Lunch

12:05-12:45   4th - 6th Lunch

1:00     Kindergarten - 6th Dismissal


Goal Setting Conference Week: 11/16/15 - 11/20/15

Mid-Year Conference Week: 3/14/16 – 3/18/16

Last Week of School: 6/6/16 – 6/8/16


Minimum Days:

8:05     Warning Bell rings       

8:10     Bell rings: School Starts

10:15-10:35   Kindergarten - 6th Recess

10:55-11:25  Kindergarten Lunch

11:25 -11:55 1st - 3rd Lunch

11:55-12:25   4th - 6th Lunch

11:45     Kindergarten Dismissal           

12:15     1st - 3rd  Dismissal

12:30     4th - 6th Dismissal 


Last Day before Winter Break: 12/18/15

Last Day of School: 6/9/16


Mountain View Elementary

851 Santa Clara Ave.

Claremont, CA 91711

909-398-0308 Office

909-624-0289 Fax

909-398-0310 Attendance Line

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. M-F, Closed Holidays

Principal: Natalie Taylor

Leadership Assistant: Glenda Levesque

Office Manager: Amy Clark

Mountain View believes all learners can reach individual success through critical thinking and collaboration.

Passport to Success!

Passport to Success is an innovative family engagement campaign that reduces summer learning loss by encouraging students and families to participate in summer learning activities.

Before the end of the school year, families will receive a kit that includes a resource guide and a summer learning passport. Families are encouraged to register their passport to Success Family kit online. Parents will receive weekly tips through email or text on how to support their child's learning during the summer.  For more information please please see the attached form. 


Passport-to-Success-Family-Registration-Flyer-Double-Sided-Print 2016.pdf


Attention all Fathers and Father-figures!.  

Kindergarten through 5th Grade is an important and exciting time for our children for many reasons, and we need Watch D.O.G.S.®  (Dads oGreat Students) to be a part of these experiences.  Watch D.O.G.S. takes no special training or secret handshakes, just a desire to be involved with our children's lives, and to make a difference as a positive role model in the educational setting.

WATCH D.O.G.S. is an innovative program of the National Center for Fathering focusing on prevention of violence in our nation’s schools by using the positive influence of fathers and father-figures.  The goal is to have men spend at least one day a year at the school to be an extra set of eyes and ears, and to be a positive male role model.

Who are WATCH D.O.G.S.?  Fathers / Father-figures, Step Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles, Brothers (21 or older), Teacher’s family (sons, husbands, fiancé), Civic Organizations (Kiwanis, Rotary, etc.), Civil Servants (Police, Fire), or Corporate Partners.

WATCH D.O.G.S. benefit in many ways.  WATCH D.O.G.S. get a glimpse of students’ everyday world, gain a greater awareness of the positive impact they can have on students’ lives (academics, self esteem, social behavior), and receive smiles and high fives in the hallway. 


We are proud to announce that Mountain View is now an AVID elementary school!  

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.  AVID Elementary promotes student success by implementing specific skills that enable all students to be prepared and organized.  These skills are habits, behaviors, and strategies that students can learn, strengthen and maintain throughout their academic careers.  

AVID Elementary is designed to be embedded into the daily instruction of all elementary classrooms, across entire grade levels, to impact school-wide structures. Like AVID Secondary, AVID Elementary Essentials focus on the four necessary areas to ensure that all students are poised for academic success: Instruction, Culture, Leadership, and Systems.

When preparing your child (grades 4th-6th) to be an AVID Elementary student, please note that the following organizational supplies will be required:

  • 2-inch White Binder with clear plastic cover
  • Clear, 3-ring Plastic Pencil Pouch
  • 8 Color Dividers with tabs and pockets
  • Highlighters: Pink and Yellow (one each)
  • Ball Point Pens: Black, Blue, Red, and Green (one each)
  • Post-it Notes
  • Spiral Notebooks (two each)
  • Sharpened Pencils with erasers (two each)
  • Hole-punched lined paper

Please see Ms. Taylor in the office if support is needed in purchasing supplies. 


Mountain View Elementary has a very dedicated staff, bright students, and a caring parent community.  We are very proud to be a California Blue Ribbon School, California Distinguished School, and a Title I Academic Achievement Award School!

School Accountability Report Cards Are Available


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