« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
K-5
Public
San Rafael, CA
Students enrolled: 383
Before care: No
After care: Yes

Contact this school

800 Belle Ave
San Rafael, CA 94901

(415) 485-2420
(415) 485-2494
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Coleman Elementary School address.

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
June 18, 2012
I am proud to be a Coleman parent! Our school is filled with talented teachers, staff and administrators who are committed to our children's education. Thanks to their dedication, and to incredible parent involvement, Coleman isn't just a great school...it's a great community.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2011
We live down the street from this school, and my two kids love it there. The building (more like a mini campus) is new with gorgeous yellow classrooms surrounding the library and playground. The teachers are supportive and the principal is right on top of things. Parent involvement is extremely high and keeps everyone involved. Neighborhood is beautiful here.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 09, 2010
Coleman is a diverse school that emphasizes community and a real livelong love of learning. It is a model of diversity and community at work.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2010
Coleman Elementry school is a top class School. As a teacher myself having had the opportunity to observe a variety of educational environments I have been delighted and very impressed with the school this year.

- submitted by a parent
May 13, 2010
As the parent of three kids who attend this school, I can personally attest that it has a fabulous teaching staff and the parental participation is incredible. The school is very ethnically diverse which gives students a real taste of real life. Most of the schools in this area (Marin county) lack this aspect and thus lack many life lessons, such as tolerance, learned as a result. It is a small school with an incredibly big heart.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 28, 2009
I love our teachers and our school community. The parents are so involved.

- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2008
great school, super .staff

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2008
This review submitted without content.


- submitted by a parent
September 13, 2006
Coleman is first class community school. The school has recently been rebuilt from the ground up and has a friendly, intelligent and thoughtful energy that has gone into everything. This ethos seems to start with the principal and carries through most every aspect of the school I have encountered. A highly effective dad's group secretly runs fundraising and social events behind the scenes. To give you a tangible points of reference, The children know the school song and proudly take turns babysitting Coley the Tiger , the school mascot.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2006
Colemen school is very good school for learning math reading pe and spanish and about what child eats well and a bout health

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2005
Great school! Great teachers! The staff at Coleman is top notch!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2005
A brand new school and a very involved community of parents are making Coleman the best school in Marin. I have seen the progress first hand. The teachers are exceptional and the students are engaged and excited to learn. The parents of Coleman students are commited to making this the premiere elementary school in San Rafael.

- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2005
I am so proud to be a Coleman parent. I have two children in attendance and am witnessing their metamorphosis from dependant, self centered (it has, after all, until school, been 'their world), protected babies, into self confident, independent, free thinking, and COMMUNITY MINDED PEOPLE I am blessed to know. I am proud to be their parent, and am happy to take partial credit for the contribution of them to your society. Coleman Elementary School is my partner in that achievement. The staff, the diversity which absolutely reflects the society they will graduate into, the parent involvement, the philosophy we all share in the development of not only test scores but the development of individual human beings who will have learned how to be true contributors to society. Coleman Elementary, albeit unfortunate that it is noteworthy, realizes that their responsibility as an educator stretches further than the basics.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: October 28, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Coleman Elementary School
800 Belle Ave, San Rafael, CA  94901
(415) 485-2420
Last modified Coleman Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Coleman Elementary School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top